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The White Horse Inn

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Compton Bassett, Compton Bassett, Calne SN11 8RG, England
+44 1249 813118
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Main meals in a pub should not be £16 - £18 for portions of Pork with a single piece of meat and the duck option with just 2 slices of meat and only the size of a starter! Even a side portion of greens was an extra not as standard for the over-rated main meals. Strongly advise trip advisor visitors... More 

Thank Steve H
Calne, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

New management very recently started, and for the first time in a long while we visited for a midweek non-special-occasion. Although things are still getting organised the service was friendly and the food excellent from the "Pub Classics" range. Rabbit Lasagne had a great texture with no slimeyness at all, and a slightly gamey flavour of the rabbit. The Panna... More 

Thank KPee_13
Newbury, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Traipsing around Wiltshire and found this place quite by luck. Ordered vegetarian roast and roast beef. They have someone in the kitchen who knows what they're doing. We'll be back to try again - but for now, the food is outstanding - that most elusive of all dishes; actual genuinely crunchy roast potatoes. Rare beef. Thoroughly recommended.

Thank RobKillen
Welshpool, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed there 3 times with work and it is such a pleasure. Great little place, lovely warm welcome and wonderful food. It is quiet and peaceful for a great nights sleep. The rooms are well kitted out, solid oak furniture, really comfortable beds and thick fluffy towels. Some of the rooms have french doors and/or a Juliette balcony (for the... More 

Thank justjules007
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77 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rode out from calne to the Ivy just to have a beer there. Lovely quaint old pub with what I think is probably the best beer in the local area. Well worth a visit.

Thank Jon_Dodsworth
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have recently moved back to Compton Bassett. After learning the pub had changed hands we thought we should give it a go for food - we have not been disappointed, having been 3 times in as many weeks! The food was excellent, the staff were very polite and the atmosphere was good. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Mel C
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We haven't had a bad meal at The White Horse. The staff are welcoming and professional and the chefs are clearly passionate about food. Thank you for providing such a lovely pub and restaurant.

Thank Claire B
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice pub in quiet central village location, extremely friendly staff, good food and cosy atmosphere.

Thank rachelpI2830DR
Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We had the most delicious meal that I have ever had in a pub, it really was outstanding and then had a very comfortable night in one of their rooms followed by an excellent breakfast. Really hope to get back there again sometime.

Thank h0llyh0ck16
Royal Wootton Bassett, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We had a family Sunday lunch here today. The setting and design of the pub is lovely but the food and staff really need some work If you are charging £17 for a Sunday lunch I would expect the standard to be higher I had the pork belly with was very tasty.... but (and there are quite a few) the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Compton Bassett, Compton Bassett, Calne SN11 8RG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Calne  >  Compton Bassett
  • Phone Number: +44 1249 813118

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