George & Dragon

 
 
ADDRESS
2 Hackney Road, Shoreditch, London E2 7NS 
 
TELEPHONE
 
OPENING TIMES
Daily 6pm-11pm
 

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George & DragonA refurbished venue in Shoreditch, the George & Dragon mixes East End earthiness with hip, Hoxton bohemia and the result is a relaxed mix of 70s / 80s retro with a down-to-earth decor. A CD juke box and a DJ in the evenings provide a lively, yet comfortable feel. It's not the largest of bars - if it was a piece of real estate, it would be described as 'intimate' - but the relative lack of space only serves to reinforce the warm, convivial atmosphere and this remains one of the more alternative nights out in Shoreditch, a part of town where alternativeness is the norm.

 

Opening and closing times for George & Dragon

Today (Tuesday) George & Dragon closes at midnight

Monday:

18.00
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Midnight
 
 

Tuesday:

18.00
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Midnight
 
 

Wednesday:

18.00
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Midnight
 
 

Thursday:

18.00
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Midnight
 
 

Friday:

18.00
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Midnight
 
 

Saturday:

18.00
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Midnight
 
 

Sunday:

18.00
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Midnight
 
 

LondonTown.com - George & Dragon Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Old Street Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Liverpool Street Tube Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Great Eastern Street NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
Leonard Street Car Park
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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