The George

Cavendish 01787 280248

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 four 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.

Champagne Evening

Friday 23rd March

Book now for our Champagne Evening.

On Friday 23rd March, Ed Keith from Hallgarten & Druitt wines will join us to host our Champagne evening, showcasing 5 different champagnes from the region, alongside a 5-course meal. click here for more details.

The George

Cavendish 01787 280248

Summer Retreat

Prosecco, dinner, bed & breakfast

For just £75 per person, enjoy a bottle of Prosecco on arrival, dinner in our 2 AA rosette restaurant, a double room for the night and freshly cooked breakfast in the morning.
Based on 2 people sharing, dinner includes a £25 allowance per person towards anything on the menu. Available March - September, 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

gin club

last Friday of the month

Join us on the last Friday of every month for Gin Club. We will be offering a wide range of exciting & interesting gins for you to try, a small plates menu will be available alongside our normal menu.

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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