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The White Horse

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Bar, British, Pub
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The White Horse The Square, Chilham, Canterbury CT4 8BY, England
+44 1227 730355
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Pub does need a bit of an update, some of the chairs feel like they were going to break when sat on. Food was excellent with generous portions. The pudding was the let down as it was half the price of the food and it was a tiny piece. The gave it 3 stars because of the food or it... More 

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Thank houstk2015
Kent
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386 reviews
278 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Comfortable and friendly pub. The food was nice with a good variety of menu options at a reasonable price.

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Thank kendrafortune
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very relaxing afternoon spent in The White Horse, my GF and I stopped and eat late Sunday afternoon. We used The Tatse card promotion for our meals. The pub sports a huge open fire with a central bar dividing the venue into two sections. The female staff member was very friendly and engaging, we enjoyed the food, and would recomend... More 

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Thank AJ M
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

The White Horse has become mine and my husbands new local favourite over the past year. The staff are friendly and so are the locals. It's very rare that you can walk into a pub these days where someone will say hello to you and make you feel welcome. The White Horse offers generous portions for reasonable prices and there... More 

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Thank Emma B
Orpington, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Went to visit the beautiful village of Chilham for the day and came across the white horse pub which looked very nice . Outside was a board showing set menu which looked reasonably priced. So we decided to go in for lunch. Bad mistake . We all regretted it. We were not welcomed by anybody . When one member of... More 

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3 Thank Shane M
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

No check back when meal served, or to ask for us for more drinks. Fried cheese starter warm and tasted ok. Prawn cocktail very basic. Mains - mixed grill nice, but all five beef roasts had frozen overcooked vegetables, cold beef, and roast potatoes had no seasoning.

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Thank pleasetomeetu
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We visited here with family and friends and the food was delicious with an excellent friendly service.

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Thank vodkaismyfriend
higherorlower, Owner at The White Horse, responded to this review

Hello; Thank you so much for writing a review. Vodka is also our friend, and we have plenty of it. We hope to see you again soon. The White Horse Team More 

Ashford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

I have eaten here before and once again astounded at the friendliness and personal attention received from great staff a credit to the industry.

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Thank Robert B
higherorlower, Owner at The White Horse, responded to this review

Hello Robert; Thank you for your review. We are delighted you found the staff friendly and hope to see you back very soon. The White Horse Team More 

Canterbury, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

The White Horse is a lovely pub with an open fire and cosy atmosphere, but we wouldn't go back for food. I ordered the Cod and Chips at £11 and expected a freshly battered piece of fish and hand cut chips. What I actually received was frozen chips straight out of a bag and an supermarket-style boxed pre-battered cod that... More 

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Thank theconsumer2015
melbourne
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45 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We had dinner here last week and it was very nice.The pub had a fabulous fire going on this chilly night, a huge inglenook fireplace.Lots of history to look at. The service was very friendly and the choices on the menu ok, the usual pub fare. I had a rump steak and my husband bangers and mash. Reasonably priced and... More 

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Thank mahaMelbourne
higherorlower, Owner at The White Horse, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. The fire is such an amazing feature of the pub. We're pleased you found the staff friendly as we strive to make everybody feel comfortable. We hope to see you in the future. All the best the White Horse Team More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The White Horse The Square, Chilham, Canterbury CT4 8BY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury  >  Chilham
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 730355
Description
14th Century Inn set in the heart of historical and picturesque village of Chilham. The White Horse has been used in several film productions and television programmes. The White Horse is set in the main village square opposite Chilham castle. We provide traditional fare, real ales and we also cater for events.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?