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The White Horse

) #3 of 11 Restaurants in Bearsted ££ - £££ , British,
The Green, Bearsted, Maidstone ME14 4DL, England
+44 1622 738365
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good26%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“fish cakes” (18 reviews)
“lamb kofta” (10 reviews)
“roast dinner” (11 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:30All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
The Green, Bearsted, Maidstone ME14 4DL, England
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11 - 20 of 897 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dropped in for lunch while on holiday and definitely a good choice. There was plenty of parking , but remember to record your registration number at the bar. Very nice selection of food, which was received quickly, despite being cooked to order. The only thing...More

Thank BandD187
General Manager A, Manager at The White Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, glad you had an enjoyable experience we are having a refurb in October so that will solve the chair issue you must come back and see the excellent work that the designers will be putting together.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very noisy atmosphere! Service extremely slow,however the food was good apart from Crème Brulee which was no more than cold custard with sugar sprinkled on top! This restaurant could benefit from more staff better training and some one in overall charge

Thank elockyer
General Manager A, Manager at The White Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi we are currently working on our service with our new team and conducting training each week I'm sorry your experience was not a good one but I hope to see you soon after a better dining experience. Many thanks

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived at 5.30 not served until 7.30 during that time no tables cleared of half eaten food or old glasses hence flies buzzing around everywhere! Food arrived after 45 minute plus wait no cutlery or serviette offered we were told to go inside and help...More

Thank Julia F
General Manager A, Manager at The White Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Julia I'm a bit confused with some of you comments if you have the time would love for you to call the pub so I can discuss further. I've reviewed the CC TV but could not see any of what you mentioned outside? as...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called in last Friday on our first visit to Bearsted Village. We were initially disappointed not to be able to eat at the Fish Restaurant there, but a short walk across the scenic Green brought us to this pub and what a lovely find it...More

Thank Nautica49
General Manager A, Manager at The White Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, many thanks for the review I will pass on to the team they will be please you enjoyed your visit, we look forward to seeing you again soon

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This restaurant is very popular especially with families - that's great but can sometimes be a little noisy as a result of this if you are trying to have a chat. Staff were very friendly, although ordering drinks beforehand was problematic, think they had a...More

Thank Sue G
General Manager A, Manager at The White Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi sue thanks for the feedback we will take a close look at our Sunday lunch and provide a bit more service training on the bar to speed up service hope to see you again soon, many thanks

Reviewed 13 July 2017

Having been here at the beginning of June for a Friends Birthday lunch, and enjoyed it, I took my family yesterday for my own Birthday lunch. The service was very slow, despite there being few customers. The food was not quite as good as before,...More

Thank Margaret A
General Manager A, Manager at The White Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Margaret thank for you feedback we are currently working on our service with our new team and hopefully will get up to speed for you next visit. once again many thanks

Reviewed 10 July 2017

We were out and about today and ended up coming across this lovely pub on our travels. The pub has a gorgeous outlook across the village cricket green and on entering the building, you are greeted by a clean, cool contemporary decor - very good...More

Thank DarrenJL-K
General Manager A, Manager at The White Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Darrenjl-k, thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us at The White Horse, Bearsted. We're happy we could meet your expectations! Until the next time we meet, take care!

Reviewed 10 July 2017

Just on the off chance I phoned the White Horse for a last minute booking. My call was picked up by an automated system telling me that I could book on line or leave a message and someone would get back to me. I chose...More

Thank VW0678
General Manager A, Manager at The White Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Feel free to reach out to us if you need anything. Have a wonderful day.

Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

My family and I visited here today for my birthday. We arrived after booking well in advance, we had requested either a table downstairs or one upstairs by the window. Unfortunately the team weren't able to accommodate either of these. My parents had also mentioned...More

Thank ljg90
General Manager A, Manager at The White Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

It is discouraging to learn of your experience with us. Your feedback helps us improve and we would like to learn more about how we can make this better.

Reviewed 9 July 2017

Had a large booking for a Saturday evening, but needed to put it back 1/2 hr, rang The White Horse up and they were fine for this. We went there for my birthday and pre- ordered food, got the full menu before going there so...More

Thank locallass2017
General Manager A, Manager at The White Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, many thanks for your feedback would.love to hear who looked after you so I can pass on your comments. we look forward to seeing you again soon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:30
Thursday
12:00 - 23:30
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Green, Bearsted, Maidstone ME14 4DL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Maidstone  >  Bearsted
  • Phone Number: +44 1622 738365
  • E-mail
Description
An idyllic retreat set in beautiful country house-style surroundings, The White Horse - Maidstone serves a menu of gourmet European recipes. Trained in high-class cookery schools in Spain and Italy, the chefs bring a wealth of experience, and demonstrate knowledge of a breadth of classic and complex cooking techniques. Partnering with Rothschild wine merchants, guests can choose a bottle from the well-stocked cellar.
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