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Dining at The George Hotel in Lichfield

The George Hotel in Bird Street is the perfect venue in Lichfield city centre for a quick bite to eat, or for a delicious evening meal. 

The Lounge Bar is open every day and the perfect place to enjoy a coffee and slice of cake in the heart of Lichfield city centre. There is a huge choice of lunch options available between 12pm and 5pm including sandwiches, jacket potatoes, burgers, pizzas, pasta and salads as well as homecooked comfort food. 

A delicious carvery is available on Thursday & Friday lunchtimes, and on Sundays 12pm to 5pm. And for a touch of indulgence, opt for a delicious Afternoon Tea, available Monday to Saturday from 12pm. 

In the evening, dine in Darwin's at The George, our stylish restaurant, open Monday to Saturdays from 5pm to 9pm. The menu features salads, burgers, pasta dishes, homecooked favourites, grills and pizzas. We also offer a pre-theatre set menu too, the perfect choice if you are heading off to The Garrick Theatre or Lichfield Cathedral in the evening for a performance. 

We look forward to welcoming you to The George!

Anthony Greenidge
General Manager

Please note a £10 deposit per person is required when booking a table at The George in the restaurant. There is no reservation needed to dine in the Lounge Bar or in the courtyard. All payments are non-refundable but are transferable to a new date providing you move your booking 48 hours in advance.  If you have a gift voucher you would like to redeem, please contact the hotel directly on 01543 414822 or email [email protected] to book. Your gift voucher will act as a deposit, and if you cancel within 24 hours, the voucher value is no longer redeemable.

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Places To Eat In Lichfield

Lichfield is a popular location for both short and long term visits, which naturally begs the question of “where to eat?”. Fortunately, Lichfield is bursting with options. Some could even say too many. So, to help you out, here’s our quick guide on places to eat in Lichfield, Staffordshire.

Why Lichfield?

So, if you’re not already from here, why come to Lichfield? This cathedral city boasts numerous listed buildings and offers a relaxing environment a short distance from Birmingham. As such, Lichfield is perfect for days out or short weekends. When it comes to eating, this makes it the ideal treat for Mother's Day Lunch or a special weekend and, thankfully, the range of restaurants and cafes are plentiful. Whether you’re looking for fine dining or quiet afternoon tea, you’ve come to the right place.

Where To Eat in Lichfield City Centre

Lichfield is a popular destination to visit, thanks to its scenic charm, so it's not surprising there are numerous eating places in Lichfield centre. In fact, you can find a wide variety of choices, from European Cuisine at McKenzies In The City to Ego Mediterranean Restaurant and Bar. Of course, there are also numerous wine bars, brasseries and pizzerias to enjoy for more casual dining, too.

Being in the city centre means that there are numerous locations all within a short walk, allowing for a very relaxing breakfast, lunch or dinner. The George is also based a stone’s throw from here, but more on us later.

Further Afield

Lichfield isn’t the biggest city, so you’ll quickly find yourself in the surrounding countryside. Here, you can find numerous country pubs and restaurants that are popular with locals, such as The Owl at Lichfield, even if they are significantly less convenient to get too.

Our advice? If you’re travelling around the region, do some research and choose a nearby restaurant (we’re more than happy to give some recommendations).

The George

So, what about The George itself? We have our own on-site restaurant to enjoy! Darwin’s Restaurant is open for is open for dinner every evening from 6 pm. We offer numerous modern British delights, as well as a full grill and fixed price menus.

Casual Lounge Dining

While eating out in Lichfield has its merits, it’s nice to also have a casual and relaxing option as well. This is where the Lounge Bar at The George is also useful. We offer breakfast, lunch (including a carvery) and dinner here, so let us take care of all the hard work while you enjoy a carefree meal.

Here, you can also find many of our specialities, such as afternoon tea and free membership to our gin club. So, whether it’s a girl's night out or a romantic weekend away, the lounge bar can cover all needs and is open throughout the day.

If that wasn’t enough, we also offer an outdoor terrace and meals on the move – two great options for those wanting to enjoy the historic surroundings outside.

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