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White Horse Banbury

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Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
  • Single-use or sanitized menus
  • Floors marked for social distancing
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Updated 20/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from White Horse Banbury
Updated 20/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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PRICE RANGE
US$7 - US$15
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 14 October 2020 via mobile

Met a friend for lunch & what a lunch it was. The most delicious home made fish fingers & chips served in a mini shopping trolley. Genius! We were made to feel very welcome & their Covid safety precautions were excellent. I would highly recommend...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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bigkt59, Owner at White Horse Banbury, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2020

Gillian Thank you for your review and email to Eileen and pleased Poppy the Spaniel enjoyed her stay Take care and we look forward to welcoming you very soon. Kind regards Ken Eileen and The Team

Reviewed 12 September 2020

Had a few drinks here today in the COVID secure White Horse. Table service, super clean, great beers and friendly staff, what more could you want? Would recommend to everyone.

Date of visit: September 2020
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bigkt59, Owner at White Horse Banbury, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2020

Dan. Thank you very much for taking the time to place a positive review in these troubled times. Glad that our teams efforts are recognised. Ken, Eileen and The Team

Reviewed 10 September 2020 via mobile

We visited four pubs during our visit to Banbury, and this was the only one I felt really appreciated concerns around Covid-19. A member of staff met us at the door, took our contact details and led us to a table. Tables were clearly signed...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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bigkt59, Owner at White Horse Banbury, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2020

Thank you for placing such a positive review and that our measures are recognised as a positive and still making your visit welcoming. Thank you Ken Eileen and The Team

Reviewed 6 September 2020 via mobile

Brilliant food. Fantastic service at a very busy time. Lovely staff. I will be back with family soon.

Date of visit: August 2020
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kenwhitehorse, Owner at White Horse Banbury, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2020

Louise. Thank you for taking the time to place a review. Glad you enjoyed your stay on what was indeed a busy lunchtime. Take care and we look forward to welcoming the family back next time you are in Banbury. Ken, Eileen and The Team

Reviewed 19 August 2020

Wow ! Thank you all so very much for hosting us and others today in your wonderful pub. Serving excellent food, perfect drinks, accommodating everyone at their designated tables safely and efficiently. Toilet facilities well thought out in line with Covid-19 guidelines too. Temperature taken...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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kenwhitehorse, Owner at White Horse Banbury, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2020

Thank you very much for such a positive review. These are tricky times, so it is very pleasing that our efforts are recognised without impacting on your enjoyment of our pub. Take care and look forward to welcoming you again. Ken Eileen and The Team

Reviewed 13 August 2020

My husband and I were extremely impressed by the amount of effort that has gone into making sure everyone is safe. We gave our name and telephone number. We then had our temperatures taken, all the tables had been sanitised and they offered a full...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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kenwhitehorse, Owner at White Horse Banbury, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2020

Wow, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit and we are very pleased that you felt safe and enjoyed yourselves with us. I will pass on your comments to Jaime who cooked your Louisiana Crispy Fish (Which is a house classic and...More

Reviewed 10 August 2020

Went for a drink here last week with colleagues and we were all super impressed with their new Covid setup. On entering, one member has their details taken in case they need to inform us of an infection, we all had our temperatures taken with...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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kenwhitehorse, Owner at White Horse Banbury, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2020

Thank you very much for your positive review in these strange times and glad our precautions made you feel comfortable. I will pass on your comments about the Citrus to the brewer.

Reviewed 6 August 2020

Best nachos in town. Excellent lunch and helped by prosecco! Never a disappointment- friendly staff and what a welcome after lock down👍

Date of visit: August 2020
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kenwhitehorse, Owner at White Horse Banbury, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2020

Thank you for the review and we are also pleased that the pub and kitchen are now up and running after such a long time. See you very soon.

Reviewed 6 August 2020 via mobile

We ate here for lunch one day whilst staying in Banbury. The layout in the current pandemic had been clearly thought out. The menu had a good choice appealing to all ages of our group. The staff were friendly and the food tasted delicious. The...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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kenwhitehorse, Owner at White Horse Banbury, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2020

Thank you for supporting us and making the time to place your review. We are pleased that you did not find the new "normal" too formal and we have tried to make the pub as relaxing as we can within the guidelines. Thank you again...More

Reviewed 2 August 2020

We went to the White Horse for a drink and were amazed with how good they were in response to the pandemic. They check your temperature on the door, they have revised the toilets to make it safe for one person in at a time,...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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kenwhitehorse, Owner at White Horse Banbury, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2020

Thank you so much for a great review. The staff worked hard to get the pub ready and it is great that their efforts have been appreciated without your warm welcome being affected. Take care and look forward to welcoming you again. Ken Eileen and...More

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PBarche
27 April 2019|
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Response from eileent227 | Property representative |
Yes, we welcome dogs on a lead with dog biscuits and water available. Look forward to seeing you.🐕
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JacquiM587
25 February 2018|
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Sorry we don't have accommodation.
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DelBoy_316
4 November 2017|
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Yes they are very welcome until 9.00p.m. although we don't do food on Saturday evenings. Hope that helps you.
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Frequently Asked Questions about White Horse Banbury
    Is White Horse Banbury implementing safety measures as a result of COVID-19?
    Yes, White Horse Banbury is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.
    How is White Horse Banbury rated?
    White Horse Banbury is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5