The George Inn

“Traditional food and a beer festival” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

CROSCOMBE, SOMERSET

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Our View

This 17th-century village pub has a traditional look with real hops, a large inglenook fireplace and family grandfather clock. In addition to a good range of local ales, including locally-made beer and exclusive to the pub, as well as eight real ciders too. Tempting food appears on the menu – perhaps red pepper and tomato soup, followed by cashew nut terrine; belly pork stuffed with apples and apricots; or soft shell crab with fennel slaw. The garden terrace incorporates an all-weather patio and children's area next to a function room, skittle alley and wood-fired pizza oven. There is a beer festival in mid April and on the second Thursday of every month, a Thai curry night.

The George Inn
Long Street,CROSCOMBE,BA5 3QH
Phone : 01749 342306

Features

Children
  • Children welcome
  • Children's portions
Facilities
  • Free Wifi
  • Parking available
  • Coach parties accepted
  • Garden
Opening times
  • Open all year
Food and Drink
  • Wide selection of Ales
  • Wide selection of ciders
  • Micro Brewery Ale

About the area

Discover Somerset

Somerset means ‘summer pastures’ – appropriate given that so much of this county remains rural and unspoiled. Ever popular areas to visit are the limestone and red sandstone Mendip Hills rising to over 1,000 feet, and by complete contrast, to the south and southwest, the flat landscape of the Somerset Levels. Descend to the Somerset Levels, an evocative lowland landscape that was the setting for the Battle of Sedgemoor in 1685. In the depths of winter this is a desolate place and famously prone to extensive flooding. There is also a palpable sense of the distant past among these fields and scattered communities. It is claimed that Alfred the Great retreated here after his defeat by the Danes.

Away from the flat country are the Quantocks, once the haunt of poets Samuel Taylor Coleridge and William Wordsworth. The Quantocks are noted for their gentle slopes, heather-covered moorland expanses and red deer. From the summit, the Bristol Channel is visible where it meets the Severn Estuary. So much of this hilly landscape has a timeless quality about it and large areas have hardly changed since Coleridge and Wordsworth’s day.

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