The George & Pilgrims is a Grade I-listed 15th century pub with rooms in historic Glastonbury. There has been a hostelry on this site since the 11th Century but the present building dates from 1475 and was used to house pilgrims visiting Glastonbury Abbey. Over the years it has also been used as a flour mill and a prison. They have a long and proud tradition of providing good food, drink and lodgings. Guests can unwind in a cosy interior with a fireplace, mullion windows and old oak beams. The restaurant and bar area feature menus which focus on Somerset produce and local suppliers.
The George & Pilgrims a la carte is replete with delectable classics, with vegetarian, vegan dishes and gluten free options. This includes dishes like seared Taunton pork chop served bone-on with a black pudding mash, Abbot Whiting’s vegan curry with roasted sweet potato and sautéed spinach in a rich tomato and coconut sauce or Moroccan-style chicken breast stuffed with chorizo and sun-dried tomatoes and wrapped in prosciutto. On Sundays indulge in roast with all the trimmings.
Round off a hearty meal with a sweet treat like gooseberry and dark chocolate fool with white chocolate ice cream, or orange and juniper posset with hazelnut and raspberry sorbet. The George & Pilgrims also features a traditional afternoon tea with delicate finger sandwiches, cakes and scones with butter, jam and clotted cream.
Located in the heart of Glastonbury, The George & Pilgrims is a 5-minute walk from the ruins of Glastonbury Abbey and easily accessible from the A39.