We’re thrilled to be included in Ianthe Butt’s roundup of Lovely lesser-known escapes from London.
The post includes Deal in Kent, Crudwell in The Cotswolds, Goring-on-Thames, York, Hastings and Rye.
“The smartest spot in town is The George in Rye. A heritage building dating from 1575…While all 34 rooms are stylish, the decor varies wildly, ranging from elegant through to eclectic; in one room there are raindrop-like glass chandeliers, in another William Morris textiles, as well as a pair (the Hayloft rooms) which channel a pared-back Scandi cabin. At the other end of the spectrum is a ritzy split-level room with an extravagant circular bed covered in a snow-white fluffy Helen Moore throw, alongside spiked glass pendant lamps and a vast nickel William Holland bathtub…. There’s an olive-filled courtyard (glorious in summer), and bustling bar, The George Tap. The George Grill restaurant is a forest-hued hangout with oceanic design touches – a giant mosaic fish leaps across one wall – reclaimed wooden flooring, and delicious British cuisine (expect Rye Bay Scallops and moreish rhubarb crumble with crème anglaise)”
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