September 16, 2018

Finalists unveiled for the 2018 Flavours of Herriot Country Awards - Vote for your favourite to win the Reader's Choice Awards

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September 21, 2018


The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) has rounded up its 2019 list of the top 16 pubs in the country. 

September 17, 2018

Yorkshire Pub of the Year 2018

As it releases the 46th edition of its Good Beer Guide, the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) has named the top 16 pubs in the country as part of its nationwide search for the National Pub of the Year.

September 14, 2018

The Flavours of Herriot Country Awards 2018 Finalists

We are a finalist for the The Flavours of Herriot Country Awards 2018 for Pub Food of the Year!

September 30, 2017

The UK's 50 best Sunday lunches

We're featured in The Guardian's list of the top 50 Sunday roasts from across the country!  

August 31, 2017

Check us out on the BBC One Show

Rory Reid from The One Show visits our pub to find out if using modern technology works in an old country pub.  Check us out at 17 minutes in.

June 17, 2017

The George and Dragon in the Cookery Theatre at The Dales Festival Of Food And Drink

The Demonstration – Keith demonstrated some unusual dishes using beer with a local twist and Stuart spoke about matching beers with food.  Great turnout and great food!

July 15, 2017

Countryside in crisis: why rural Britain needs a new deal

As the Rural Coalition fights for the future of the countryside, a community in North Yorkshire is showing the way

May 04, 2017

How the the George and Dragon in Hudswell won the National Pub of the Year Award

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March 03, 2017

Camra National Pub of the Year 2017: Yorkshire pub saved from closure by community wins top award

The George & Dragon was praised for its range of real ales and cider 

January 01, 2020

Cheers! Take a look inside the North Yorkshire community pub - named the best in Britain

A village pub which was saved from closure by the local community has won one of the most respected and well-known 'pub of the year' awards in the UK.

March 03, 2017

CAMRA pub of the year 2017: Britain's best boozer revealed

March 03, 2017

North Yorkshire pub saved by villagers wins top award

A country pub saved from closure after villagers stepped in to buy it has been named national pub of the year.

February 26, 2017

Royal visit for community pub saved from bankruptcy

A Hudswell pub that battled back from bankruptcy has had the royal seal of approval following a visit from HRH the Prince of Wales.

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Monday - Thursday 12pm-9pm

Friday & Saturday 12pm-10pm

Sunday 12pm-8pm


Monday - Saturday 12pm-2.30pm & 5pm-8pm

Sunday 12pm - 5pm

*No food currently on Wednesday*

Altered during Covid 19 Restrictions



The George & Dragon

Hudswell, Richmond

North Yorkshire, DL11 6BL

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