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US$5 - US$28
CUISINES
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Gastropub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I just celebrated a milestone at The White Horse and I cannot speak highly enough of the place. The staff are a delight, the food both in the bar and the finger food are scrumptious and the help I got in organising the event was...first class. Thank you to Bev, Miriam and the team BarryMore

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We celebrated my mothers 70th birthday at the White Horse and I can honestly say that from start to finish the whole experience was fantastic . The team that helped us to organise the surprise party could not have been more helpful. They made sure...every detail was taken care of and nothing was too much trouble. The finger food was gorgeous and went down a great with all of our guests . There was more than enough food for everyone. I cannot praise the team at the White Horse enough . I would highly recommend the venueMore

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a lovely lunch .food taste.good selection on menu and staff very friendly. My only moan was it was a little cold where we sat

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not great meal last night we had roast turkey it was only lukewarm not great Michelle says it could have been hot not value for money

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 22 December 2022 via mobile

Sheila is just the best. We actually loved her, amazing service can’t wait to come back to see her! From the non-Christmas jumper wearing local 😆 Happy Christmas!!

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 7 December 2022 via mobile

Had the most amazing experience here. Food was excellent, service even better - Paul made our night, absolute gent of a man and hilarious. Will definitely be returning and couldn’t recommend more

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 7 December 2022 via mobile

No issues at all. Found the staff very accommodating and friendly. Food was lovely. Will definitely be back 😁

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 7 December 2022

made a reservation as it was a Saturday. Arrived and greeted by a very friendly waitress. Shown to our table that was set aside for our elderly guest. The menu was presented and bottles of water placed on the table. The place was nicely laid...out and not too cramped. After a few minutes the waitress Emma returned to take our drinks order. With the arrival of the drinks our food order was taken. My choice of the Nachos as the starter was very good. My only issue was even though it was a starter portion there was enough for all of us to dive into. The main course of lamb was excellent both the shoulder and shank dishes. But again huge servings, more for the doggie bag. With the mains over we decided to go all the way with desert. Again were were not disappointed. The cheese cake was very good as too was the coffee. All in all the lunch was excellent as was the service, all the waitress working that day were, helpful, attentive and engaging. A return visit is on the cards.More

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 4 December 2022 via mobile

As always, the White Horse doesn’t disappoint. We had a lovely evening with great atmosphere , excellent food and friendly service. Special thanks to our waiter Paul who looked after us wonderfully. We’ll be back again very soon

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 21 November 2022

Excellent service and food was delicious. All staff were very friendly and helpful. Thank you to our kind server Eve 😁

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 20 November 2022 via mobile

Great food & great atmosphere! Visited the White Horse on a Sunday evening and the food, service and live music were excellent

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 15 November 2022 via mobile

We’ve been coming to the White Horse for years. It has an instant warmth and old worldly charm about the place. Consistently serving excellent food, great service and beyond friendly staff makes this a must for lunch, dinner or a few drinks. Big thank you...to Paul & Bev as well for looking after us and keeping the kids entertained!More

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 15 November 2022 via mobile

We ate here for my daughters birthday and from the min we walked in Bev and Mary that work here were amazing and so helpful. We had starter, main and dessert and it was good wholesome food and loads of it. From sampling beers to...a surprise cake with candles they could not do enough. We will be going again, will have to try the curry and a beer Tuesday for €20 that's my excuse to go again ☺️😉More

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 12 November 2022 via mobile

5 Star service and food! We had the turkey and lamb shank - both was amazing. We added The White Horse to our list of favorites.

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 11 November 2022 via mobile

We visited here for dinner and witnessed some of the worst behaviour from a manager I’ve ever come across. The female manager spoke disgracefully to her bar staff on multiple occasions in front of customers. The food was excellent but this manager created a tense...atmosphere and we left after 45 minutes. The bar staff and I’m going to say Aussie waiter was excellent and always up for a laugh!!More

Date of visit: November 2022
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Lydia R
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Response from Scenic618862 | Reviewed this property |
Have a whiskey instead and a bit of craic. life is more important than a cup of coffee and complaining about it
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Breda H
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Response from James J M | Reviewed this property |
Oriel House Hotel its a 5min walk or less
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It's normal practice in Ireland that children are allowed in a pub up until 9pm if your having a mea.
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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5