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Weekend Treat – Bel & The Dragon, Kingsclere

Why? Nestled in a pretty historic village, this charming 15th-century pub has been transformed into a country inn oozing with rustic charm. Eat and drink – The menus change seasonally and all ingredients are locally sourced. Weekends see an extensive brunch menu including a classic Sunday lunch alongside other delights such as blueberry pancakes. Must […]

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Game Cookery – The Shooting Times

Transform duck into a mouth-watering salad with a clever spice mix and an easy-to-prepare dressing. It is not just the welcoming atmosphere, comfortable stylish interiors and the prospect of enjoying good food and fine wine that make Bel & The Dragon inns so well suited for shooting enthusiasts. The seven venues in the south of England are spread through rural areas of Hampshire, […]

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Belief in Bel – Pub & Bar Magazine

Under new ownership the Bel and The Dragon group has seen its turnover and estate grow. Chief operations officer Hector Ross explains how it has been achieved. Before he joined Bel and The Dragon in 2011, Hector Ross was already well known within the world of hospitality. With a father who had run royal events, […]

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How Does Their Garden Grow? – Out & About Magazine

… with many hands making light work, as the children of Kingsclere Primary School dig in to help provide fresh vegetables for the chef at the village pub. Claire Pitcher takes a walk down the new kitchen garden path at Bel & The Dragon. In many villages across the country, the local pub has been on something of a rollercoaster ride […]

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Restaurant group champions local produce with ‘Root To Table’ scheme – Get Surrey

Diners at Bel and The Dragon restaurants can now find out exactly where their food comes from, before they’ve even booked a table Bel and The Dragon has always tailored its menus to the seasons, but now the restaurant has launched a new scheme to champion local producers and expand its homegrown offering. ‘Root To Table’ […]

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