The George

8 Great Queen Street , London, WC2B 5DH

SquareMeal Review of The George

From the name, you might think this particular George was an entrenched English alehouse – in fact, it lies somewhere between a traditional pub & a modern-day style bar. To confuse matters further, it feels as if it belongs in a rather anonymous continental town square rather than the heart of historic Holborn – although it’s a pleasant spot for a lunchtime burger & a beer (Corona & Amstel shows where the bar’s loyalties lie). With its dark, streamlined interior & approachable staff, The George is also comfy enough for a post-work wind-down over a reasonably priced bottle of Chardonnay or a jug of summer Pimm’s – especially if you park up on the wide pavement terrace out front, shaded by chic parasols (heaters kick in on chillier days). In all, The George is ‘nice’ rather than memorable.

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Holborn Tube Station 127m

Covent Garden Tube Station 503m


Address: 8 Great Queen Street , London WC2B 5DH

Area: Covent Garden

Opening times

Mon-Sat 12N-11pm

Nearby Landmarks

Freemasons' Hall 166m

New London Theatre 211m


Telephone: 020 7404 8888

Cuisine: Bars

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