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The Horse and Jockey

€€ - €€€, British,
Grindley Brook, Whitchurch SY13 4QJ, England
+44 1948 662723
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“steak” (28 reviews)
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Opens in 22 min
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Grindley Brook, Whitchurch SY13 4QJ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly welcoming staff, good choice of well kept ales and fabulous food....not your typical pub grub. Would definitely recommend 😀

Thank Lucy25520
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went for food and drinks twice over a week due to my best mates wedding. Initially the stag do evening meal then the night before the big day. The food was excellent and I would particularly recommend the scotch egg starter. Super variety of...More

Thank Barry H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here in our motorhome last Wednesday, as it was convenient and just off the main road. So glad we did as I had the best Cullen Skink ever. My husband had the burger. Staff were friendly. Will definitely return here when in the area...More

Thank SMD1962
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great family dinner here with young kids. The place was busy but we were seated straight away. The food and beer was excellent and the service was really friendly.

Thank John R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very pleasant country pub restaurant sat on a very busy A41 but only 5 minutes from the canal. From the front it looks quite small but actually is very large inside as it goes back a long way. Has a great selection of Fins. We...More

Thank Tricia141
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, friendly and efficient service. An excellent selection of beers and wines. Generous portions No complaints from anybody. Recommended dishes: Cullen Skink Barnsley Chop Cod in batter and chips. Highly recommended.

Thank PeteObee1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent meal and decent price for home made quality food. Would definitely recommend if in area. Clean and tidy. Also very good children menu as well.

Thank DeanBrown1988
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food wasn't bad but it was below average, I ate with a group of friends and no-one cleared their plates. My friend said the veggie small plates were particularly bad and so she was not happy with the price she paid considering the quality...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

After a pleasant walk along the canal we tucked into a fabulous Sunday lunch. Roast beef with all the trimmings. Lovely thank you.

Thank FSimps198
Richard F, Manager at The Horse and Jockey, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Hi, Thanks for your kind comments! Il pass them on to our team. We hope to see you again soon. Many thanks, Richard Francis Head chef

Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

The Horse and Jockey is not to be missed if your in the area. We eat here regularly and haven't had a bad meal, ingredients are well sourced and cooked beautifully. The cellar is well kept and the team are welcoming and obviously proud to...More

Thank Matthew P
Richard F, Manager at The Horse and Jockey, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Hi, Thank you for your comments, we’re glad you’ve enjoyed your experiences with us. We hope to see you again soon. Many thanks, Richard Francis Head chef

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Questions & Answers
7 December 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from 1HJ1 | Property representative |
Hi Rachel, the only 2 dogs that are allowed to roam are the resident chocolate labradors, they are very friendly and extremely chilled, however if you ask the staff on arrival they will put them away so that they do not... More
11 July 2017|
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Response from 1HJ1 | Property representative |
Hi, We do recommend that you book a table. We are close to the canal so you never know how many people will visit us. We also have a lot of regular diners that show up without booking. Would you like me to reserve you a... More
Julie M
18 June 2016|
Response from 1HJ1 | Property representative |
Hi Julie, Just to confirm, we have booked your table for you today @ 4pm Regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grindley Brook, Whitchurch SY13 4QJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Whitchurch
  • Phone Number: +44 1948 662723
  • E-mail
We are a family run country pub that welcomes Children, dogs & mudddy boot's. We concentrate on producing quality, home cooked fresh food made from local produce at competitive prices. We have 8 ever changing real ales, along with quality wines and refreshments for all your requirements.
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