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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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Dragon’s a Great Den – Sunday People

THE WELCOME This beautifully restored country inn in the Surrey Hills near Farnham has 18 immaculately styled bedrooms. But we went for a double in The Cottage, a newly renovated five bedroom annexe. This would be ideal for a wedding or a weekend catch-up with pals. Regular trains from London to Farnham and a free car park for guests is available. THE NEIGHBOURHOOD […]

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Kingsclere Primary School pupils get dug in at village hostelry – Newbury Today

Garden to plate food learning curve KINGSCLERE Primary School pupils had the chance to discover how food gets from the garden to the plate as they got dug in at a village hostelry. Pupils recently revisited the garden at Bel & the Dragon at the Swan, in Swan Street, after planting seeds earlier this year […]

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