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The White Horse

) #19 of 474 Restaurants in Oxford €€ - €€€ , British,
52 Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BB, England
+44 1865 204801
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
52 Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BB, England
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1 - 10 of 407 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Called for lunch (6 people), Chose the cream tea' Two tiny scones which looked like rock cakes, were hard to eat. In fact some were physically too hard to bite into. But worse of all was the small.milk jug that was absolutely filthy - this...More

Thank hugh e
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were at WhiteHorse for dinner (around 20:30). Not very large for dining (maybe for a beer it is OK), and at 20:45, after having been waiting for the girl to show since 20:15, we were told the kitchen was going to shutdown in 10'...More

Thank Alessandro F
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband ordered the 'special' - a hot beef sandwich, and the meat was terrible: tough and tasteless. He should have sent it back, but he hates to be confrontational. He just left most of it on his plate. My dinner (spinach pie) was quite...More

Thank Janice B
Jacqueline P, Owner at The White Horse, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Sorry you did not enjoy the sandwich however we did ask if everything was ok and you said it was. I was present at the time and did ask you why didn't you ask for something else it truly wouldn't be a problem. To...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Pub food in a small, intimate, friendly atmosphere filled with locals and travelers alike. Busy, but accommodating and friendly. Not too expensive, with good service.

Thank sfbayareafamily2014
Jacqueline P, Owner at The White Horse, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you very much for your review please come back soon. Regards

Reviewed 5 days ago

I loved their "Toad in the hole"! it was tasty, delicious, with a great combination of ingredients. The atmosphere is also very special, and the location splendid!

Thank Chiara B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited "The White Horse" during a visit to Oxford! We really wanted to see this specific pub and so we did! It was a great experience: the place is very cosy and their fish'n chips are simply great:-) I can easily recommend "The White...More

Thank VA2402
Jacqueline P, Owner at The White Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you very much for your kind review please come back soon Regards

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We managed to bag a table in this central spot and we were very pleased with our entire experience! The inside is small but very cosy and welcoming. The service was excellent and everyone was very friendly. We were also pleasantly surprised at the quality...More

Thank Hannah S
Jacqueline P, Owner at The White Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello Hannah Many thanks for your great review. We are so pleased that you had a great experience and look forward to seeing you again soon Kind regards

Reviewed 1 week ago

This pub has to be 300 years old, which is why it is rather small. We were fortunate enough to find a table and have a few drinks during our visit to Oxford. The servers were friendly, although you will likely have to go to...More

Thank jillianjh
Jacqueline P, Owner at The White Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Yes we are extremely small but friendly! Thank you so much for your comments and we hope you come back soon. Regards

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was good! Seating is limited but service was good. Nice old pub and in a central location. Worth a visit!

Thank TLo2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a unique and cool little pub! Super tight and tiny, but that is what gives it that allure. So much history and great pints poured the right way! The food is pretty darn good too. Right off of Broad street so easy to get...More

Thank Anthony M
Jacqueline P, Owner at The White Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Anthony Thank you so much love to be the "coolest pub in Oxford" We are all so very happy for this comment. Please come back soon Regards

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Questions & Answers
Jeff H
27 December 2016|
Response from Jacqueline P | Property representative |
So sorry I very rarely get messages via Trip Advisor. We are actually closed until 6 January Happy new year from all at The White Horse
Jeff H
27 December 2016|
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Response from hutto0573 | Reviewed this property |
It's small but we just walked in. I'd suggest at that time it might pay to try and book.
16 July 2016|
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Response from Jacqueline P | Property representative |
Hi if it is a small group then it will be ok I will reserve a table for you ....what time please
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$4
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 204801
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Located in the heart of the City sandwiched between Blackwells Bookstore and opposite the Sheldonian Theatre. A grade two listed building dating back to the 16th century. Famous for our Fish and Chips. Also famous for filming of Inspector Morse in the 1980's and more recently 'Lewis' and the new 'Endeavour' Real ales and traditional home cooked food makes us a must visit when you are in Oxford.We are not a gastro pub or restaurant, we are a great British Pub with Great pub food and drink. Open every day 12 till 11pm. Food all day till 9pm Please note Sunday closing 10pm
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