RestaurantsLincolnshireStamfordPE9

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£82
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This “magnificent” and “wonderfully maintained” oak-panelled dining room, in a famous and splendidly “olde worlde” coaching inn, is one of the country’s archetypal traditional venues. An onslaught on the famous carvery trolley or the wider menu, while admittedly far too “expensive” (“the Dover sole itself would blush if it could see its price”), is nevertheless a “rare treat” and the “sirloin of beef on the bone, cooked and carved to perfection from the silver domed trolley” is particularly hard to beat (“if you can walk from the table you’ve not done it justice”).

Summary

£82
 ££££
2
Average
3
Good
5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This “magnificent” and “wonderfully maintained” oak-panelled dining room, in a famous and splendidly “olde worlde” coaching inn, is one of the country’s archetypal traditional venues. An onslaught on the famous carvery trolley or the wider menu, while admittedly far too “expensive” (“the Dover sole itself would blush if it could see its price”), is nevertheless a “rare treat” and the “sirloin of beef on the bone, cooked and carved to perfection from the silver domed trolley” is particularly hard to beat (“if you can walk from the table you’ve not done it justice”).

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£85
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“The atmosphere is pure history and romance” in the “traditional oak-lined dining room with silver-domed trolleys” of this “beautifully preserved Georgian coaching inn”. “All credit to owner Laurence Hoskins for maintaining the traditional values” of this “truly magnificent establishment” – a “treasure of an institution” which sits “at the heart of the fine stone town of Stamford”. “There is a price to pay for dining here” though – prices are rather OTT – and it’s “best to avoid the clever dishes and stick to basics: oysters, smoked salmon (even the hysterically expensive Dover sole) and above all the beef”“a taste of what life should always be like” if you have a taste for all things old school. Top Tip: if you want to dip your toe in the water, try the cheaper (but less exciting) Garden Room bistro.

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£76
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“The panelled dining room is a wonderful place, almost untouched by time: all fine linen, gleaming cutlery and shining glass”, at this huge, storybook coaching inn, at the centre of a marvellous Georgian town. “For traditional cuisine, including a dramatic beef trolley” with “classically fine” wines it does have many fans, although the experience can not-so-infrequently end up seeming “ludicrously expensive for indifferent food”. NB Courtyard dining and a Garden Room bistro also feature on-site.

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The George Hotel Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The George Hotel Restaurant in PE9, Stamford by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The George Hotel restaurant.
Richard S
Dinner out with my wife in the oak room. Sh...
Reviewed 7 months, 21 days ago

"Dinner out with my wife in the oak room. She had the Dover Sole and I had the Grouse. I think this was the best meal I have ever eaten. Proper food. I am so glad it is still here still serving such delicious meals. Despite Covid restrictions meaning the beef, pudding and cheese trolleys are on furlough they are still managing to put on a good show."

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£12.85 £29.95 £4.95 £9.40
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £29.85
Filter Coffee £3.20
Extras  
Service 10.00%
71 St Martins, Stamford, PE9 2LB
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Opening hours
Monday12:30 pm‑2:30 pm, 7:30 pm‑10 pm
Tuesday12:30 pm‑2:30 pm, 7:30 pm‑10 pm
Wednesday12:30 pm‑2:30 pm, 7:30 pm‑10 pm
Thursday12:30 pm‑2:30 pm, 7:30 pm‑10 pm
Friday12:30 pm‑2:30 pm, 7:30 pm‑10 pm
Saturday12:30 pm‑2:30 pm, 7:30 pm‑10 pm
Sunday12:30 pm‑2:30 pm, 7:30 pm‑10 pm

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