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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We have just finished a wonderful ‘lockdown’ takeaway from The Horseshoe. Beautifully cooked Lamb Shanks, Empire Pie (so good!) Burgers and Scampi accompanied with tasty, perfectly cooked, plentiful vegetables and all generous portions! Highly recommend this place!

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 2 November 2020 via mobile

Delicious fresh, well cooked and presented food all round, great service and lovely big portions! Another wonderful visit to the Horseshoe. Everything was spot on, as usual. For starters we chose the whitebait, mushrooms with stilton sauce, lentil soup. For our mains we chose, Fish...More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 23 October 2020

Last time I visited here it was prior to the pandemic and I was a bit wary of travelling out to it again but hey ho, why should a virus put me off especially as HMG had relaxed the hospitality rules. So mask in hand...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 20 October 2020

Food was incredibly yummy, I had the Wagyu Burger and can honestly say hands down it is the best burger I've had in a long time, thanks to the chef! All the bar staff were friendly and down to earth,Kai was very splendid like a...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Chelle9992013, Owner at The Horseshoe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2020

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. All comments are appreciated and help us to cater for our lovely customers.

Reviewed 3 October 2020 via mobile

Trying to organise our wedding during COzvID was a very interesting experience. A week before we got married we were all set with a caterer to have an outdoor reception at our home. Then the rules changed so no caterer , no reception. With just...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Chelle9992013, Owner at The Horseshoe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2020

We were so pleased to be asked to be a part of your big day. Thank you for taking the time to review your experience and best wishes for your future together.

Reviewed 31 August 2020 via mobile

Wow!! We returned to this pub on a really busy Monday and enjoyed a first class meal with excellent service. I have to highly praise the ravioli (crab and cray fish) And the fish pie was first class. Even the desserts tempted us: lemon posset...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Chelle9992013, Owner at The Horseshoe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2020

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. It was lovely to see you (even though it wasn't your birthday) Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 22 August 2020 via mobile

Ate here with friends taking advantage of the government half price scheme. Eating at the horseshoe is like sitting in a cosy living room! We were served by the lovely Rachel and Kai was managing the bar! They are a real double act and ensured...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 13 August 2020 via mobile

Went to the pub for a lunchtime meal on the off chance that we did not need to book. Pub situated in an old stone building in the beautiful village of Lavendon. Very warm and friendly welcome. Great staff, great service and wonderful traditional pub...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Chelle9992013, Owner at The Horseshoe, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2020

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience, every review helps in these difficult times. We are glad you enjoyed your visit, and the food of course, hopefully we will see you again soon.

Reviewed 11 August 2020 via mobile

Excellent food, some of the best I’ve encountered and for the price even more of a gem. Big portions too. Don’t miss out if you’re local, nice big garden and friendly staff..

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 31 July 2020

8 of us visited as soon as we were allowed after lockdown - Michelle as always did so well. Amazing mushroom starter (almost a meal actually) followed by lots of ham, egg & chips, which was superb & fish & chips which im told were...More

Date of visit: July 2020
Chelle9992013, Owner at The Horseshoe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2020

It was great to see you all, thank you for your support and taking the time to leave a review. Hopefully see you again soon.

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Response from Dave D | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe that they do but, apparently, they will do smaller versions of their meals if asked. Call them on 01234 712641.
20 October 2018|
Response from DerbyDave4 | Reviewed this property |
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    How is The Horseshoe rated?
    The Horseshoe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4