George & Dragon Hackney Road

See more

Squaremeal Review of George & Dragon Hackney Road ?

Fears about the conversion of this former LGBTQ hangout to luxury apartments after its 2015 closure have proved baseless, and the George relaunched in July 2016 without fanfare. It’s now decorated like a Georgian squire’s candlelit country parlour, complete with ye olde battered milk churns by way of seating. The new licensee (who also runs handsome Hoxton boozer, The Prince Arthur) focuses on Kentish ales; various Shepherd Neame brews such as Bishops Finger, Whitstable Bay Pale Ale and Spitfire appear on tap. Otherwise, order New York ‘hard’ cider Angry Orchard, or choose from a range of quaffable vino. Whether the old wild crowd will take to the place is moot. Also moot is the purpose of the back bar’s plethora of premium hooch: Opihr and Tanqueray Rangpur gin, Reyka vodka et al. Hopeful, we ask for a recommendation. ‘I’m no good at cocktails, me’ grimaces the barman, before scuttling off.

...

Click here to read our diners’ reviews, or write your own

Got a blog?

Add your blog review of George & Dragon Hackney Road to Square Meal

Win fab prizes • Attract traffic to your blog • Add prestige to your blog Find out how

Essential Details for George & Dragon Hackney Road

  • Address: 2 Hackney Road, London E2 7NS
  • Telephone: 020 7012 1100

Are you the restaurant owner? Click here for Links & Logos

Location of George & Dragon Hackney Road

  1. Enquiry Type

    Are you making a general enquiry or enquiring about private rooms?


    If you want expert advice on the best private rooms and their availability use our free Square Meal Concierge service and earn extra Square Meal Rewards points with every booking.

  2. Personal Details

    You are making an enquiry at George & Dragon Hackney Road .

    *Required field

  3. Enquiry Details

    You are making an enquiry at George & Dragon Hackney Road .

    *Required field

    By clicking 'SEND' you agree to the Square Meal User Agreement

    Cancel SEND Back
  4. Confirmation

    Thank you for your enquiry - Message sent to: George & Dragon Hackney Road

Diners at George & Dragon Hackney Road also recommend...

George & Dragon Hackney Road is included in the following Squaremeal lists