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I can see what their trying to do. But for a live music venue it is very small!!! Normal GK dross beers. Friendly enough. 4/10
wolvesfan - 6 Aug 2010 14:27
Putting a billboard outside saying "Old Speckled Hen - 3.25" kinda put me off going in... then again, that's Greene King for you.
robfrancis - 21 May 2010 20:23
This pub has recently changed hands and been greatly refurbised,the bottom bar is now o pole dancing and lap dancing bar. The top bar is still a music venue which hosts many live bands and diverse events.The top bar has avery mixed and diverse clientle however they are inately from the alternative community and are mainly musos.This pub has a good range of beers ,wines, and spirits and will shortly be adding real ale to its attractive stock range. There is also a pool table,dart board and juke box in the top bar
manc666 - 16 Mar 2010 14:56
Ok, firstly the picture above is some years out of date!
This pub is now almost two pubs in one, the lower bar - known as Lynotts Bar is the smaller of the two and is now a Pole Dancing establishment (non-nude!) whilst the upper bar is mostly given over to being a live music venue. It caters for the Rock/Alternative musical genre and crowd and is a hit with many of the younger Goths, Punks, Emos etc. Sometimes has some decent cover bands on and local acts as well as open mike nights. Not the cheapest of venues but it is open later into the night.
Anubis99 - 24 Oct 2008 16:05
Heard good things bout the new management.

Can't wait to come back and meet 'em in person.

watch this space...

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pafkap - 11 Dec 2006 03:36
alright pub, people are friendly, always feel comfortable when ive been in there, just a bit small.
sammie - 7 Jul 2006 18:03
Been going to the George quite regularly for the past 3 years, and it's always enjoyable.
Friendly people, decent tunes, and really good food. A good place to be.
softoldarmour - 13 Apr 2006 00:08
This pub is a great place to be! You are always welcome who ever you are, what ever you look like. The music is great. The beers even better. And the bar starf are the tops. The bosses Zoe and Gav love this pub and obviously enjoy running it alot. Their fantastic people, always interacting with their customers aswell as their starf, making this pub very friendly, funny, a great place to be! LOVE IT!!
coolastits - 12 Apr 2006 16:38
the george gets me drunk!!! it is great...been done up nice since the old landlords left..the same crowd still goes...i'll probably walk in there in 10 years time to find the same ppl proppin up the bar...its all good...wide selection in moosik and shexy peeps behind the bar, what more could a girl want?!!!
katyportaloo - 11 Apr 2006 01:42
this is a wicked pub they hav good live music there! & getting some well known bands playing there aswell! wicked club nites wiv a gd seletion of music from ska,punk & rock & so on !! & serve the best pint of fosters in andover has 2 b said!! & a gd seletion of shots & cocktails & wines wiv a menu previded! very gd food during the day aswell!! they always hav a really gd atmosphere in there! & zoe & gav always mk ppl feel welcome best pub owners in andover & also have frendly door staff!!! keep it going guys!!
nimmo - 10 Apr 2006 20:28
hey, just gota say i love this pub, part of my outings pretty much every friday and saturday, open mic every other wednesday, bar staff are always great, have watched some great bands there etc etc etc, not a bad word to say!!

see you wednesday....
kurt - 10 Apr 2006 20:10
Plenty of comments about music etc - but what about the important stuff ie does this pub serve ale?
anonymous - 27 Feb 2006 11:51
great pub, zoe & gavin are the perfect hosts. a great mix of people, XLNT music, no trouble, live music, good food.brilliant themed nights. best pub in south of england.great place for lovers of rock music.
wayneoh - 25 Feb 2006 09:10
Oi! Steve. just paid third visit on your say so. Great stuff!. Kind of school uniform bash.bloody good laugh and NO hassle or friction. This pub has transformed so much in a short space of time. I urge anyone with a sense of fun and a liking for any kind of rock music to try it out. it will not disappoint. Steve may be an old git, but he knows what he likes and he isn't wrong on this occasion.gotta give it 9.9
anonymous - 25 Feb 2006 03:09
I too have used this pub on steve's recommendation and quite frankly it does exactly what it says on the tin. The bar staff are brill,Gavin & Zoe are top and the food, music, atmosphere etc rate 11 out of ten, in my humble opinion.
richie - 3 Feb 2006 16:53
Have to agree with uncle_steve, this venue really rocks.You must give it a try if you find yourself in Andover.
anonymous - 3 Feb 2006 16:35
This pub is great!!!. Taken over by GAVIN & ZOE in sept 2005. Bottom bar is now called "Lynotts bar" in memory of the great PHIL of Thin Lizzy. Any rock music fans visiting Andover MUST pay a visit here, It's the place to go and no, i am not on the payroll!!
uncle_steve - 28 Dec 2005 21:26
Gawd... this is the only way I can let the management know I'm still alive in Iowa! E-mail me people!!

pub is tanbloodyfastic by the way :)

The Iowa regular and family
pafkap - 29 Apr 2005 01:43
The George is the closest thing Andover has to an alternative/rock pub.
It has friendly staff and runs weekly events, be it live music every Thursday to alternative discos on Fridays and Saturdays.
Cheap tasty food is now also served, if you're looking for a classy trendy night out, go somewhere else, if you want to mix with musicians, wierdos and friendly people, then this is the place to go, my kinda pub!
Skin - skin@sectionsixty-eight.com - 16 Jun 2004 10:58

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