What People Say

post image

Bel & The Dragon, Kingsclere – Belle Magazine

REVIEW: BEL & THE DRAGON, KINGSCLERE When I arrived at Bel & The Dragon, Kingsclere I was tired, stressed after a week of deadlines and desperately in need of a country escape away from the London life. Said country escape was most amply provided – over a one night stay at The Bel & Dragon, […]

Read More


post image

The Bel & The Dragon’s new Kingsclere hotel takes hospitality to new heights – The Daily Mail

The chain was co-founded by Joel Cadbury and fellow Etonian Ollie Vigors Kingsclere is home to their latest opening, on the main street of the village Tastefully decorated, the hotel boasts nine bedrooms and a drawing room Rating:  The Bel & The Dragon chain means business. Co-founded by Joel Cadbury (scion of the chocolate company) […]

Read More


post image

Dining in Harmony – The Richmond Magazine

Catherine Whyte feasts on the best melodious meals in Surrey For Sunday lunch with a twist, Bel & The Dragon in Godalming offers roast beef and Yorkshire pud while the angelic sounds of Godalming Community Gospel Choir echo around the beautiful former Congregational church. Next gig: March 20.  

Read More


post image

Hector Ross on Wine Trends – Harper’s Wine and Spirit

Hector Ross, Operating Officer, Bel & The Dragon: Sur Mesure Label Success Wine proved a category-beating area of growth for the seven-strong, southern England-based dining inns masterminded by entrepreneur Joel Cadbury. “Over the past four years, wine sales by volume declined slightly on average, however sales by the ‘£’ increased every year,” says Ross. Pre-dinner, […]

Read More


post image

The Cool Hotel Guide – The Times

The price tag on the bottle of Bordeaux on a sideboard in the restaurant of the Bel & The Dragon indicates that this is no ordinary boozer. The Chateau Leoville Poyferre, a Saint-Julien appellation, is £98, and the wine list also boasts a jeroboam of Laurent-Perrier for £280 and a magnum or Berry Bros & Rudd […]

Read More


Back