George InnHigh Street
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The George is an imposing red tiled fronted building that faces down towards the centre of the village. There is a good sized comfortable bar with a dining area to the left. This is an 18th-century coaching inn where you will always find a warm welcome, though sadly Stanley the basset hound is no longer with us. The bar has a warming inglenook fireplace along with views down across the High Street and of the distinctive War Memorial clock tower, erected in 1926, that commemorates those who lost their lives in the two World Wars of the 20th century. In earlier years Hillaire Belloc was a frequent visitor, and wrote the early chapters of ‘Four Men’ here. The book begins ‘Nine years ago, as I was sitting in the George at Robertsbridge, drinking that port of theirs and staring at the fire ……’ Should you wish to read more, Tony at the Ostrich has a copy of the first edition. The food is home-cooked, seasonal and sourced locally where possible. There is live music in the bar on the last Sunday of the month..