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The White Horse Inn

££ - £££, British,
62 The Borough | Downton, Salisbury SP5 3LY, England
+44 1725 510408
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
62 The Borough | Downton, Salisbury SP5 3LY, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Another really lovely visit for dinner with my sister.....fresh good food served quickly and with a smile. We are making pur annual visit here into a tradition! Great menu.

Thank Tamzin M
Cheryl P, Owner at The White Horse Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review. Its always nice to be part of a family tradition!

Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Visited here with a large group of friends for Xmas. Was a lovely evening out. Great food and nothing was too much trouble for the staff. Highly recommend xx

Thank Esther L
Cheryl P, Owner at The White Horse Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We visited the white horse for our Christmas meal. Food was excellent and the staff were friendly and nothing was too much trouble. The pub had a great Christmas vibe and we enjoyed our visit thoroughly. Will definitely be visiting again soon.

Thank Anna N
Cheryl P, Owner at The White Horse Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

1st off we were a big group (22) BUT we had booked ahead for the use of the back room for 1.30 sit down. We started to gather in the bar area & began placing our orders at 12.45. It wasn’t over busy in the...More

Thank Restless59
Cheryl P, Owner at The White Horse Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Thank you for your review, however, I feel there are some misleading statements I should address. You did indeed start to place orders at 12.45 but the rest of your guests didn't arrive at the same time and the last order was received at approximately...More

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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

My family and I visited this pub for lunch on Christmas Day. I'm afraid that it was not a good experience. On arrival, as mentioned on other reviews, there seemed to be a lack of general cleanliness, sticky tables included. The decor was very tired...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Cheryl P, Owner at The White Horse Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

We are very sorry that your experience didn't match up to the other guests. I do find some of your comments baffling however. Our Old Stables room is a beautiful mainly bare brick room with a huge inglenook fire and lovely artwork which I cannot...More

Reviewed 18 November 2017

We visited on several occasions during a recent stay in Downton as the staff without exception were very friendly and efficient and the food was very tasty and sensibly priced. It was a very pleasant place to spend a couple of hours in the evening.

Thank Jan C
Cheryl P, Owner at The White Horse Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. We hope that you pop in if you are ever back in the area.

Reviewed 25 October 2017

We did go with the intention of having dinner but that changed when we walked through the door. Although the bar staff were very polite and friendly I took a seat at a sticky table and looked at the menu. Well I would have, but...More

Thank donnismonk
Cheryl P, Owner at The White Horse Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

I am sorry that you felt the need to write such a damning review without even trying our food. I will admit that some of the decor could be considered dated but as you say, it is a very costly undertaking and we make absolutely...More

Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

I can't recommend The White Horse Inn and the team there highly enough. Suggested as a venue by family when a prior venue had let me down quite close to the date of my husband's surprise 40th birthday party, Cheryl, Clare and the team came...More

1  Thank kimhandford
Cheryl P, Owner at The White Horse Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thank you for your lovely review. We are thrilled that your husband's birthday party was a success. We take every effort to ensure that a special occasion is just that and the whole team appreciates your positive feedback. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 8 September 2017

We have used this Pub twice now and had very good food and good service. We visited early evening, we were served promptly choose our own table and ate from the Specials Board. Very clean through-out and checked during the meal, what more could you...More

Thank SimonRomsey
Cheryl P, Owner at The White Horse Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Thank you very much for your review. We change our specials regularly so will always have something new for you to try! We hope to see you again very soon.

Reviewed 5 September 2017

After staying locally, we spotted a sign for a live band so thought we would pop along for dinner. The food was pretty good and the staff were very friendly. The music was not to our taste (70/80's rock tribute style act) but others seemed...More

Thank Mountier
Cheryl P, Owner at The White Horse Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Thank you for your feedback. We are glad that your overall experience was positive and that you appreciated our extensive gin collection! We have recently reviewed our policy on vaping and now no longer allow it within the building but will be looking at additional...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$42
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Private Dining, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 62 The Borough | Downton, Salisbury SP5 3LY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Salisbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1725 510408
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Description
The White Horse Inn welcomes you and your family to our historic pub and gardens. Whether visiting Salisbury or heading to the New Forest or South Coast we are ideally situated. Serving delicious meals 7 days a week, with thirst quenching local ales and a varied wine list we have something for everyone here at The White Horse Inn.
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