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White Horse

€€ - €€€, British,
Llandyrnog Road, Llandyrnog, Denbigh LL16 4HG, Wales
+44 1824 790582
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Llandyrnog Road, Llandyrnog, Denbigh LL16 4HG, Wales
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1 - 10 of 192 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Always spot on, lovely atmosphere. Lovely staff, perfect food which is consistently good. Our favorite place to eat!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Selena A
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Attractive & cosy village pub, next to village church, with lovely home cooked food (great value too) & friendly, efficient service. Can recommend 'pie of the day' (served with chips/potatoes & salad or fresh vegetables) & the chicken curry (which is served with rice, chips...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Roving726298
Reviewed 30 October 2018

We have never had a bad experience at this place, it is a true country pub with great homemade food and warm, friendly service. They are dog friendly as well which is a big tick box for our dog, she gives it a big woof!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Claire D
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

First visit last night & I already can't wait for the next! Warmly welcomed as soon as we walked through the door, the atmosphere was buzzing and the roaring fire was just beautiful. There were 8 of us and all had a variety of drinks...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Q7125RGstuartr
Reviewed 25 October 2018

We went to a prearranged dinner for over fifty people at this eighteenth century country house restaurant. I was very impressed by the variety of dishes available for the four course meal. The presentation was excellent and nothing was too much trouble for the staff....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Warren W
Reviewed 23 October 2018

on a touring holiday in Wales and was reccommended this pub. I can only say from the moment we walked in (with the dog) we were made welcome, nothing was too much trouble and the menu choice and food was excellent with actually too large...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank CleverTrevor123
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Would have given 3.5 stars if possible, but erred more in the side of 4 stars than 3. Went on a Saturday evening; be sure to book. This was a very popular pub with the locals for a meal out. Parking can be a challenge....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank KJL41
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Yet another excellent visit. Fabulous value for money. Lovely, friendly staff. Locally sourced, freshly cooked food. One of our favourite places for a great meal. Light bites menu is brilliant.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank gwynethMold
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Have driven past the White Horse countless time and heard good things, but this was our first visit. Three of us had different meals and we were are very happy with the food. Two of us had the 3 course special for £16.95 which gives...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JKG53
Reviewed 8 October 2018

We thought that we'd go out for Sunday lunch to celebrate the second anniversary of our move to this bit of north-eastern Wales on the eastern side of Dyffryn Clwyd, and as we hadn't yet tried 'Y Ceffyl Gwyn' - 'the White Horse' to you...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank DynSaesneg
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Lynn M
9 July 2018|
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Response from se262014 | Reviewed this property |
I have read dogs are allowed in the bar area but it might be an idea to ring up and ask. There are tables and benches in front of the pub but not a beer garden.
18 June 2018|
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Response from hil7151 | Property representative |
no sorry wed to sunday eve and sunday lunch
30 April 2017|
Response from Merfyn123 |
Hi, we have two tables in the bar area that we can take dogs on leads, just ring and book on 01824790338
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Llandyrnog Road, Llandyrnog, Denbigh LL16 4HG, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Denbighshire  >  Denbigh  >  Llandyrnog
  • Phone Number: +44 1824 790582
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The White Horse Inn is located in the pretty village of Llandyrnog, offering a warm welcome, great beer and a large menu, excellent reputation for good home cooked food made from local produce. A traditional restaurant, welcoming families and couples, has a friendly, warm atmosphere. Serving Real Ale, member of C.A.M.R.A, Booking for dining is recommended on weekend evenings. Large car park to the side with easy access. ALL MEALS SERVED WITH PROPER HOMEMADE CHIPS, NEW POTATOES OR OUR VERY OWN CHEFS POTATOES ALL OUR FOOD IS FRESHLY PREPARED AND WE ENDEAVOUR TO USE GOOD QUALITY LOCAL PRODUCE. ALL OUR MEAT IS BRITISH AND SUPPLIED ON A DAILY BASIS FROM OUR LOCAL BUTCHERS J. H. JONES & SON, DENBIGH OR J. JONES & SON, RUTHIN THE NAME AND ADDRESS OF THE LOCAL FARMS WHERE THE MEAT WAS REARED IS ON THE BLACKBOARD IN THE BAR AREA, THIS CAN CHANGE WEEKLY WE HAVE INTRODUCED A 3 COURSE SMALL BITE MENU AT A FIXED PRICE OF £White HorseCeffyl Gwyn SEE BLACKBOARD FOR DAILY SPECIALS STARTERSHomemade Soup of the Day served with fresh crusty bread & butter £3.95 Classic Prawn Cocktail served with fresh crusty bread £4.95 Button Mushrooms in a creamy garlic & Stilton sauce on thick cut toast £5.25 Tender strips of prime steak in a Thai marinade Hot!!£5.95 Caesar salad with anchovies & poached egg £5.95White Horse chicken liver smooth pate served with onion marmalade & warm toast £4.95 Grilled warm goats cheese served on mixed leaf dressed salad £5.25 Homemade beer battered king Prawns served with sweet chilli dip £5.95 Smoked haddock, cod, salmon & prawns cooked in a creamy sauce & wrapped in a pancake £5.95/£12.95 Homemade black pudding & chorizo dressed salad served with sautéed potatoes & boiled egg £5.95MAINSHomemade beef Stroganoff, strips of prime steak in a rich brandy & cream sauce served with rice. £13.95 Half a boneless roast duck served with a plum & port sauce £15.95 Grilled gammon steak served with egg or pineapple £11.95 Grilled gammon steak topped with pineapple, mushrooms, melted llandyrnog Cheese £13.95 Local slow roasted lamb shank served with mash & gravy £14.95 Chicken breast topped with bacon, pineapple, melted cheese served with homemade BBQ sauce £11.95 Chicken Breast in a creamy ham & leek sauce £10.95 Chicken Breast topped with homemade onion marmalade & melted goats cheese £11.95 Homemade steak & mushroom ale pie served with a puff pastry top £9.95 Homemade Lasagne served with a salad garnish £9.95 Homemade breast of chicken curry served with mango chutney & poppadom £9.95 Homemade Vegetable Lasagne served with salad garnish £9.95 Mushroom Stroganoff, a rich brandy & mushroom cream sauce served with rice £8.95Local Mature Rib Eye steak served with roasted tomato & homemade onion rings £18.95 Local Sirloin Steak served with roasted tomato & homemade onion rings £18.95 Local 10 oz Rump steak served with homemade onion rings £14.95Above steaks can be served topped with homemade Black pudding & melted Stilton cheese / King prawns in garlic butter or New Yorker Pate & melted cheese £2.95Strips of Prime Steak Pan fried in a rich Au poivre or Port & Stilton sauce served with rice £13.95*If you require a fillet or T-bone steak please pre-order when making the booking*OPTIONAL SAUCESPort & Stilton Sauce £2.50 Pepper Sauce £2.50 Stroganoff sauce £2.50OFF THE HOOKPosh Fish pie, smoked haddock, cod, salmon, prawns in a creamy sauce with a cheesy potato top £12.95 Fresh Scottish haddock coated in beer batter served with homemade chips and mushy peas £11.95 Homemade smoked haddock, cod & salmon fishcakes served with a prawn sauce £10.95 Homemade King Prawn Curry served with mango chutney & poppadom £11.95 Fresh sea bass fillets served with parsley butter or chilli & ginger dressing £13.95 Smoked haddock, cod, salmon & prawn cooked in a creamy sauce & wrapped in a pancake £12.95ALL MEALS SERVED WITH HOMEMADE CHIPS, NEW POTATOES, BOILED RICE OR CHEF’S POTATOES ONTHE SIDE Portion of fresh seasonal vegetables for two £2.00 Garlic bread £2.00 Garlic bread topped with melted Llandyrnog mature Cheddar cheese £2.50 Side salad £1.50 Bowl of homemade chips £1.50 Mushrooms sautéed in butter £2.00 Mushrooms sautéed in garlic butter £2.50 Homemade battered onion rings £2.00Try our fixed price 3 course small bite menu Smaller portions for smaller appetites £13.95*GIFT VOUCHERS AVAILABLE*
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