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The Horseshoe

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Peterborough Road | Thurlby, Bourne PE10 0EL, England
+44 1778 421576
Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
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Wisbech, United Kingdom
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157 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What a wonderful delightful pub. Staff very accommodating and a lovely feeling of homeliness. Food was lovely and a great portion size and a great selection on the menu. Very reasonably priced and would definitely recommend!

Thank Rebecca S
Market Deeping, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There was 8 of us in a party. It was very nice to be in a traditional pub and we were made very welcome and they accommodated our delayed ordering very well.. The pub was busy with a nice atmosphere. It was a standard 'pub' choice menu, but everyone enjoyed their food and all 8 commented on their dish being... More 

Thank Deepingdave
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174 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is no doubt that this is a nicely decorated pub which is comfortable to enjoy a pint in. However we booked for a Friday night dinner and were not impressed with the run of the mill menu. No specials on offer, just the predictable offer of lasagne to gammon. Garlic mushrooms were watery and bland, the chilli was way... More 

Thank Twinsliders
Oslo, Norway
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296 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Why make the dishes so big. You don't get quality by serving more crap food. The cheesecake was tasteless and dry and 4 inches high. The beef was ok. The coffee came eventually. It was pretty poor alround. I've worked in kitchens and restaurants. Give me an hour at this place and i'd point out everything that they can improve.

Thank Mikeair80
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

After passing this pub on many occasions we finally called in for a meal. A good welcome by the staff, not an overly large choice of beer, but staff are knowledgeable about the ones they have and let you sample them to make sure you are not dissatisfied with what you get. The menu is also brief, compared to some,... More 

Thank Rick_Garside
Market Deeping, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Good high quality Pub grub, large portions and excellent value for money. Book early as gets very busy.

1 Thank Graham W
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105 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Came here on Saturday afternoon with my partner for a drink. The exterior looks recently done up and the colour scheme seems to be like Farrow and Ball greens and greys. The smoking area has little areas with fairy lights which looks like it would be nice in the evening. Going in, the decor inside doesn't much the outside but... More 

1 Thank Jessica W
Leicester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

My new favourite Sunday Lunch venue - excellent quality food at a great price in a really good atmosphere

Thank Juliette B
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

First time we have dined here. There was four of us, food was outstanding, could not fault it, bread and butter pudding was delicious. Would definitely recommend to anyone. Would advise to book though.

Thank Tracie K
Bourne, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Yet again an excellent dinner { Try the fish & chips ] quickly served,piping hot, good sized portions. Only slight downside, tables in bar area rather too close together

Thank DMH70

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Peterborough Road | Thurlby, Bourne PE10 0EL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Bourne
  • Phone Number: +44 1778 421576
Traditional village pub serving good, home cooked food. With regular live music and tradional cask ales.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?