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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Last year we stayed here when my daughter got married in Stamford (we're from N. Ireland) and thoroughly enjoyed our stay so we decided to stay again for a few days when visiting my daughter. We arrived on a Sunday about 4pm but were shocked when the whole place shut down at 5pm. Stuck in the middle of the countryside...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a shame as the rooms were good, we stayed in Barnsdale, however couldn't access wifi and it was very noisy above us. Pub and food were excellent, however we had booked it specifically for a night away in a country pub and although we were made aware after enquiring that food was only served until 4.30 we were not...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Plenty of people say when things aren't ideal but I just wanted to say a huge thanks to Lucy and her team for a great evening. Lovely food and great service in a relaxed atmosphere made the evening truly memorable. Thank you, and see you soon!!

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Organised a 70th birthday celebration here and things could not have been better. Made a block booking for family and had to make various changes between booking and our stay but it was no problem to the team at the White Horse. I have never stayed in such a welcoming place where everything was perfect and nothing too much trouble....

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Management555, Manager at The White Horse Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent experience of The White Horse. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your recent celebration at our establishment and found everything to be perfect. We appreciate your comments about our team and it makes us happy to know that they were very helpful and accommodating to you and your...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we atre a very tasty and filling burgar and chips in a pleasant pub, we were allowed to bring in the dog to. The staff were very friendly. The pot of tea was ample and good tea. The food was good quality/gourmet standard. Wood I go again? Yes I would.

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Management555, Manager at The White Horse Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your recent experience of The White Horse. We are delighted to hear that you found our pub to be pleasant with very tasty and high quality food. We look forward to welcoming you back again in the future.

Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Went in on a Saturday lunchtime, we were sat quickly. We asked for coke but we're served Pepsi which isn't the end of the world but it's always nice to know. Food came fast and was very tasty. Would definitely go again

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Management555, Manager at The White Horse Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are pleased to hear that you received efficient service during your recent visit and that you found the food to be very tasty. We are sorry to hear that you weren't informed that we had Pepsi on tap instead of Coca Cola (we do sell this in bottles). We have taken your comments on...

Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We booked in here for Valentine's Day night. Gorgeous surroundings & fabulous food. At £25 per head, food was extremely good value & cooked to perfection. Very cosy tables in a rustic environment with low ceiling, stonework & beams. Wonderful 'old style' English pub, with clearly, a very skilled chef. I recommend driving to this place if you are not...

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Management555, Manager at The White Horse Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your Valentine's meal at The White Horse. We are delighted to hear that you had an enjoyable Valentines evening with fabulous food that was cooked to perfection and that you found it to be of extremely good value. We appreciate that our rooms were fully booked on this particular evening but we...

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Reviewed 23 February 2017

Stopped off here after a walk round Rutland Water. It was very quiet when we arrived at out 5pm on a Thursday but we were greeted very well by the bar staff. The whole place is very nicely decorated and inviting with a ouple of log fires going. We had a few drinks and the homemade pie which was extremely...

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Management555, Manager at The White Horse Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of The White Horse. We are pleased to hear that you were welcomed by our team and that you found our homemade pie to be extremely good. We look forward to welcoming you back to stay one night in the future.

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed a good lunch here. The staff are friendly and efficient and the place has nice decor and a comfortable ambience. The food was good and fairly priced. My wife felt that the ratio of fish to batter in her fish and chips erred towards too much batter and not enough fish but this was a...

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Management555, Manager at The White Horse Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review. We are pleased to hear that you and your wife enjoyed a good lunch with friendly and efficient staff and great food. We are sorry to hear that your wife felt the ratio of batter to fish was not to her liking, we have passed on your comments to our chefs. We hope to welcome...

Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Stayed for two nights over the weekend 17-19 Feb 2017. All the staff we came into contact with were very friendly and welcoming, nice bit of banter with the guy serving dinner on Friday night! The food was excellent we had lunch and dinner on Friday and breakfast on Saturday and Sunday. Our room was in the converted outbuildings annex...

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Management555, Manager at The White Horse Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay here at The White Horse. We are delighted to hear that you had an enjoyable weekend stay during February, with a comfortable and quiet room and also an excellent breakfast lunch and dinner. Many thanks for your kind comments about our team, we are pleased to hear that every member...

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Additional Information about The White Horse Inn

Address: 2 Main Street, Empingham LE15 8PS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Rutland > Empingham
Price Range: €92 - €100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The White Horse Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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“Our friends stayed here too and we all felt the rooms were fabulous - pick any room you won't be dissapointed”
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