Centrally located and a handy meeting point for the motorway network; warm welcome, good local atmosphere, proper public bar,
Traditional décor and tasty wholesome food sourced locally whenever possible. Large car park with ample spaces and an attractive garden.
Readers are eager to point out that the very friendly hardworking landlady at this relaxing pub is exceptionally good at her job-visitors are really made to feel like locals and she keeps a good balance between the popular dining aspect and the traditional public bar. The high-ceilinged wood panelled lounge on the right, with plush banquettes, a coal-effect gas stove and a big bay window, opens on the left into a smarter but relaxed area with solidly comfortable furnishings. The long brightly decorated back bar has a TV, darts and that rarity these days, a free play pool table. Adnams Bitter, Fullers London Pride, Old Speckled Hen and a guest such as Hardy’s & Hanson’s Ye Olde Trip are well kept on hand pump. They’ve a splendid range of malt whiskies and a cosmopolitan list of wines served in generous measures, and a selection of hot beverages.
The lunch bar menu includes sandwiches, filled baguettes, faggots with spring onion mash and mushy peas, sausage, egg and chips, and a variety of home cooked specials, including roasted pork hock with homemade mustard sauce. The evening menu typically features beef and real ale shortcrust pie, Arbroath smokie fishcakes, a generous bowl of chicken and bacon Caesar salad, pancakes filled with spinach and feta and steaks (up to 16oz). A childrens menu is always available with pick and mix options. Food feature nights include Monday’s Pie & Pint Night and Thursday’s Burger Night, a different dimension to the full menu which is also available.
Please refer to the website for special offers on accommodation: www.thegeorgeatkilsby.co.uk