The George

Cavendish 01787 280248

We are pleased to announce that this year, we will be opening for Christmas Eve & New Year's Eve! On Christmas eve, join us for brunch, served from 10 a.m until 12 noon, or come for lunch, served from 12 noon until 3 p.m. On New Year's Eve, we will be serving lunch from 12 noon until 3 p.m. then a special evening menu from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m.

Christmas Eve Brunch Menu

New Year's Eve, evening menu

A warm welcome awaits you in this 16th century restaurant with rooms. The George is situated on the edge of the village green in Cavendish, positioned in between the popular villages of Clare and Long Melford and just a short drive from the timeless village of Lavenham.

Since taking over The George in October 2010, co-owners Lewis Bennet & Bonnie Steel have achieved 2 Rosettes and four gold stars from the AA & Visit Britain tourist guides.

The emphasis at The George is on the quality of food and customer service. The menus offer a wide range of dishes to suit all tastes and budgets. The menus change frequently and are guided by the seasons. We aim to use the highest quality, sustainably sourced ingredients and utilise our garden to grow seasonal items such as baby leaf, beetroot, edible flowers, tomatoes and herbs to use on the menu.

The George has five contemporary rooms available for bed and breakfast, priced from £60 single occupancy and £85 double. We also have an extra bed and travel cot facilities so families can stay as well. See the Rooms page for more information or use our online booking facility and BOOK ONLINE.

The George

Cavendish 01787 280248

Winter Deal

mulled wine, dinner, bed & breakfast

For just £65 per person, enjoy a glass of mulled wine, or a cocktail on arrival, dinner in our 2 AA rosette restaurant,including coffee and petit fours, a double room for the night and freshly cooked breakfast in the morning.
Based on 2 people sharing, dinner includes a £20 allowance per person towards anything on the menu. Available October - February, Monday to Friday. Call 01787 280248 or book online


2 rosettes

We were awarded 2-rosettes by the AA in 2013. The restaurant has maintained this level since then. We continually update our menus to reflect the seasons and are always trying new things to maintain the progression of the kitchen.

Afternoon Tea

just £15 per person

Book now for afternoon tea at The George. Enjoy a selection of finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones with clotted cream & preserves, a range of teas & coffee & some sweet delights.
Available Monday to Saturday, between 12 noon & 5pm, pre-booking is essential so call 01787 280248 or email to book


functions, parties, outside catering

The George can offer a range of options when it comes to catering for your functions. We can host your event at The George, offering tailor made menus and dining options. We have also catered at private events, in customers' homes as well as hired venues such as Cavendish Hall. We have recently renovated a vintage ambulance which is available for hire, to cater for a wide range of events...more details

cake club

in association with Moo Moo Cakes

Join us on the second Friday of every month for Cake Club. Come and spend some time with friends and family and sample some of Moo Moo cakes amazing creations!

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