The George and Dragon
King Street, Fordwich, Canterbury, CT2 0DB
In the picturesque town of Fordwich, on the banks of the River Stour, sits The George & Dragon. This traditional country pub has been at the heart of the community since the early 15th century, and its following remains loyal. Perfectly blending olde-worlde charm with modern decor, this is a wonderful spot for a relaxed meal after exploring the surrounding countryside. Making the most of the large garden overlooking the River Stour, the team at The George & Dragon fires up the barbecue every weekend in summer. The team serves a fantastic daily changing menu of fresh local produce. Stopping by for lunch? A selection of delectable sandwiches is always on offer for weary ramblers in need of a pick-me-up. If it’s a three-course meal you’re after, starters may include crispy baby squid with sweet chilli sauce and a delicious five-spiced duck leg with hoisin sauce and pancakes. If you’re in the mood for sharing, the charcuterie board comes highly recommended and showcases the likes of chicken liver pâté, cured meat, olives, roasted aubergine, hummus and tangy chutney served with fresh granary bread. Mains are equally impressive, with an array of delectable dishes that range from pub classics to more inventive, modern options. The George & Dragon also offers plenty of choice for those with dietary requirements. With an array of real ale, a vast gin menu and flavoursome food, a truly warm welcome awaits you at The George & Dragon.