Located in the village of Alstonefield, in the Peak District, The George is an award-winning pub with a great atmosphere. It offers superb food, excellent ales and a carefully-chosen selection of wines - all of which has been recognised by The Good Food Guide, Sawdays and Michelin.
Where is The George located?
The George is perfectly positioned for exploring the Peak District National Park, set as it is in the White Peak and just a short distance from the Manifold valley.
It is 8 miles from Ashbourne, 12 from Bakewell and 16 miles from Buxton.
What cuisine is on offer at The George?
A la Carte, Prix Fixe lunch and seasonal tasting evenings, with guest chef residencies and special events.
The chefs at The George work with local producers and suppliers, and use the kitchen gardens own vegetables too. Sawdays has recently commended the venue for the atmosphere, and the outstanding food, as well as Michelin, The Good Food Guide since 2009 and Good Food awards.
What is the signature dish at The George?
Signature dishes include starters such as Barbecued leeks, goat's cheese, hazelnut, garden beetroot (v), for mains it has to be the Fillet of Derbyshire beef, shallot tarte tatin, smoked celeriac mash, creamed Savoy cabbage, or possibly the Fillet of halibut, roast cauliflower, baba ghanoush, almond & herb dressing, for pudding Bittersweet chocolate cremeux, and then the cheese board is pretty phenomenal; a selection of cheeses, red grape & vermouth granita, marinated celery, artisan biscuits, fruit loaf
What makes a meal at The George unique?
The George's atmosphere is one of unhurried and relaxed friendliness, with a roaring log fire and charming quarry tiles. In summer, the benches at the front are filled and in winter, the coach house offers a cosy space for wet and muddy walkers
In the dining room and snug, the old character of the place has been retained with lime plaster on the walls and rustic furniture.