Pub Serves UK's Biggest Steak For 125 Quid

When eating out, ordering a steak is something that should be done with the utmost care. You need to consider if it's going to be worth it, if it's going to be cooked the way you like it, if it's going to be a cheap cut of meat, or as succulent as it should be.

When looking through a menu, though, if a steak costs £125, you can't help but be curious as to what it tastes like.

The George Pub and Grill in County Durham flogs its 220oz steak - the biggest in the UK - and requires a 24-hour notice to be prepared. To put into context as to how big it is, it weighs more than a new-born baby.

The 220 ounce steak meal plated up at the George Pub And Grill, in Stockton On Tees, Co. Durham. See ROSS PARRY story RPYSTEAK. A pub is serving up Britain's biggest steak weighing a whopping 220oz and measuring- 2FT LONG. The giant meat feast is over two inches thick and takes two-and-a-half hours to cook - and costs £124.95. It is so huge that the owner of the George Pub and Grill in Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham, Craig Harker, has set the beef banquet as a food challenge for four people. Craig has thrown down the gauntlet to four diners to eat the mammoth six kilo rump in 45 minutes. The Holy Cow 220oz Steak Sharer costs £124.95 and requires 24 notice so Craig can get the meat from the butchers. The steak is served with chips, onion rings and coleslaw "to help it go down" according to Craig. If hungry munchers complete the challenge they receive a certificate, a Facebook legend alert and a George food champ hoodie. Craig said: "We find that a lot of people are in a food coma when completing a challenge so we also offer a service that we will take you to A&E free of charge if needed."
The 220 ounce steak meal plated up at the George Pub And Grill, in Stockton On Tees, Co. Durham. See ROSS PARRY story RPYSTEAK. A pub is serving up Britain's biggest steak weighing a whopping 220oz and measuring- 2FT LONG. The giant meat feast is over two inches thick and takes two-and-a-half hours to cook - and costs £124.95. It is so huge that the owner of the George Pub and Grill in Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham, Craig Harker, has set the beef banquet as a food challenge for four people. Craig has thrown down the gauntlet to four diners to eat the mammoth six kilo rump in 45 minutes. The Holy Cow 220oz Steak Sharer costs £124.95 and requires 24 notice so Craig can get the meat from the butchers. The steak is served with chips, onion rings and coleslaw "to help it go down" according to Craig. If hungry munchers complete the challenge they receive a certificate, a Facebook legend alert and a George food champ hoodie. Craig said: "We find that a lot of people are in a food coma when completing a challenge so we also offer a service that we will take you to A&E free of charge if needed."

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Owner of the pub Craig Harker uses the meal as a challenge, offering four diners the chance to polish it off in 45 minutes, with those successful winning a certificate, a Facebook legend alert and a George Pub & Grill champions' hoodie.

"We find that a lot of people are in a food coma when completing a challenge so we also offer a service that we will take you to A&E free of charge if needed," Craig says.

Named The Holy Cow 220oz Steak Sharer, it had its first challengers who were unable to take it down.

(L-R) Friends Louis Halliday, 20, Danny Oliver, 24, Zaiga Breivo, 24, and Stacy Fairhurst, 26, tuck into a 220 ounce steak meal at the George Pub And Grill, in Stockton On Tees, Co. Durham. See ROSS PARRY story RPYSTEAK. A pub is serving up Britain's biggest steak weighing a whopping 220oz and measuring- 2FT LONG. The giant meat feast is over two inches thick and takes two-and-a-half hours to cook - and costs £124.95. It is so huge that the owner of the George Pub and Grill in Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham, Craig Harker, has set the beef banquet as a food challenge for four people. Craig has thrown down the gauntlet to four diners to eat the mammoth six kilo rump in 45 minutes. The Holy Cow 220oz Steak Sharer costs £124.95 and requires 24 notice so Craig can get the meat from the butchers. The steak is served with chips, onion rings and coleslaw "to help it go down" according to Craig. If hungry munchers complete the challenge they receive a certificate, a Facebook legend alert and a George food champ hoodie. Craig said: "We find that a lot of people are in a food coma when completing a challenge so we also offer a service that we will take you to A&E free of charge if needed."
(L-R) Friends Louis Halliday, 20, Danny Oliver, 24, Zaiga Breivo, 24, and Stacy Fairhurst, 26, tuck into a 220 ounce steak meal at the George Pub And Grill, in Stockton On Tees, Co. Durham. See ROSS PARRY story RPYSTEAK. A pub is serving up Britain's biggest steak weighing a whopping 220oz and measuring- 2FT LONG. The giant meat feast is over two inches thick and takes two-and-a-half hours to cook - and costs £124.95. It is so huge that the owner of the George Pub and Grill in Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham, Craig Harker, has set the beef banquet as a food challenge for four people. Craig has thrown down the gauntlet to four diners to eat the mammoth six kilo rump in 45 minutes. The Holy Cow 220oz Steak Sharer costs £124.95 and requires 24 notice so Craig can get the meat from the butchers. The steak is served with chips, onion rings and coleslaw "to help it go down" according to Craig. If hungry munchers complete the challenge they receive a certificate, a Facebook legend alert and a George food champ hoodie. Craig said: "We find that a lot of people are in a food coma when completing a challenge so we also offer a service that we will take you to A&E free of charge if needed."

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A café in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, has a similar challenge, where you'll pay £13.95 for the privilege to eat a 4,000 calorie fried breakfast, and will be refunded if you can demolish it in 60 minutes.

It contains 43 portions of 12 different fry up ingredients, sitting 1,500 calories above the recommended daily amount for men.

The breakfast is on the menu for "good fun," according to café manager Ricky Bodalia.

"When someone does the challenge the whole café turns to watch them," he said. "The girls seem to have more willpower. 60 percent of them have done better than the boys."

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The only man to conquer the challenge is James 'Terminator' Cox, who only used just over half of the time given, cleaning his plate in 36 minutes and 21 seconds back in November.

Many others have tried, but they have failed to take down four lots of toast, four pieces of fried bread, six rashers of bacon, six sausages, six fried eggs, six hash browns, four black puddings, two lots of bubble and squeak, two large dollops of sauteed mushrooms, two helpings of baked beans, two fried fresh tomatoes, two spoonfuls of tinned tomatoes, and, to wash it all down, either a mug of tea or coffee.

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Mark McGowan

Mark is a journalist at LADbible, who joined in 2015 after a year as a freelance writer. In the past he blogged for independent football fan channel Redmen TV, after graduating from Staffordshire University with degrees in journalism and English literature. He has worked on campaigns such as UOKM8? and IIOC.

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