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(formerly City Gate Tavern, George & Dragon)

67 Long Row

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Opening Times


Monday2.00 pm - 11.30 pm
Tuesday2.00 pm - 11.30 pm
Wednesday2.00 pm - 11.30 pm
Thursday2.00 pm - Midnight
Friday2.00 pm - 1.00 am
Saturday2.00 pm - 1.00 am
Sunday2.00 pm - 11.30 pm

About the Pub

Small and welcoming unspoilt pub with a long, split-level interior with a laid-back ambience. Seating is a combination of high and low level bar stools and comfortable benches. There is a enclosed beer garden at the back with seating.

Historic Interest

The Dragon is on a curiously long, narrow bending property plot of apparently medieval origin and intended to give a valuable, if limited, frontage access to the Market Square / Angel row area. Originally a seventeenth-century inn called the Green Dragon, it was rebuilt in 1879 as the George & Dragon. In more recent years it was known for a while as the City Gate Tavern. (Whitworth 2010). As the George & Dragon it was for many years a Shipstone's tied house. In 1832, the George & Dragon was a fully licensed establishment under Jas. Worth (White) and in 1874 it was run by publicans D & J Morley (Wright). The Dragon is located in Nottingham City Council's Old Market Square Conservation Area and has a place on Nottingham Civic Society's Draft Local Heritage List (09 December 2013). The cave cellars measure 9m x 20m. [Referenced MNU 238 and BGS Ld10]. As at November 2017, the freehold for the Dragon (NT344948) was held by Punch Partnerships (PML) Limited [Reg. No. 3321199]. This was transferred to Patron Capital on the 5th March 2018. [Nottingham City Council; Bridge Ward / Nottingham South Parliamentary Constituency]

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 3 regular beers.

  • Castle Rock Harvest Pale
  • Oakham Citra
  • Timothy Taylor Boltmaker

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 2 changing beers.

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  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • LocAle LocAle Accredited


  • Garden Garden
  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • WiFi Wifi

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67 Long Row

Sat Nav Reference

52.954052, -1.153312


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Dragon - Nottingham


67 Long Row

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • LocAle Accredited
  • Additional Services
  • Garden
  • Newspapers
  • Smoking Area
  • Wifi
  • Close to Bus Routes
  • Close to Railway Station
  • Close to Metro

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