The George Hotel & Brasserie

“Popular brasserie with well-judged dishes” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

ST NEOTS, CAMBRIDGESHIRE

Official Rating
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Our Inspector's view

The Furbank family brought this old coaching inn back to life in 2003 by creating a cool and contemporary venue and respecting the integrity of the old building. The menu delivers feel-good flavours based on quality ingredients (including some stuff they grow themselves).

Awards, accolades and Welcome Schemes

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2 Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence
The George Hotel & Brasserie
High Street, Buckden, ST NEOTS, PE19 5XA
Phone : 01480 812300

Features

Facilities
  • Seats: 60
  • Private dining available
  • On-site parking available
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Steps for wheelchair: 1
  • Accessible toilets
  • Assist dogs welcome
Opening times
  • Open all year
  • Lunch served from: 12
  • Lunch served until: 2.30
  • Dinner served from: 7
  • Dinner served until: 9.30
Food and Drink
  • Wines under £30: 35
  • Wines over £30:
  • Wines by the glass: 18
  • Cuisine style: Modern British

About the area

Discover Cambridgeshire

To the west of East Anglia is Cambridgeshire, a county best known as the home to the university that makes up the second half of ‘Oxbridge’ (the other half is Oxford). As well as its globally renowned educational credentials, it also has a rich natural history; much of its area is made up of reclaimed or untouched fens. These are low-lying areas which are marshy and prone to flooding. The lowest point in the UK is at Holme Fen, which is some 9 feet (2.75 metres) below sea level. Some of the fens had been drained before, but it was in the 19th and 20th centuries that wide-spread, successful drainage took place, expanding the amount of arable and inhabitable land available.

Ely Cathedral was built on an island among the swampy fens, but now sits among acres of productive farmland, albeit farmland criss-crossed by miles of flood-preventing watercourses. Oliver Cromwell was born in Ely, and his family home can still be visited. Cambridge itself is a beautiful and historic city, with any number of impressive old buildings, churches and colleges, and plenty of chances to mess about on the River Cam which gave the city its name.

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