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The White Horse Inn

White Horse Lane | Hinton St Mary, Sturminster Newton DT10 1NA, England
+44 1258 472723
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
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White Horse Lane | Hinton St Mary, Sturminster Newton DT10 1NA, England
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Always assured of a friendly welcome here and an excellent selection of beers including some well made pints brewed on the premises. Dogs very welcome and treats provided. A good selection of food is available Wednesday to Saturday and Sunday lunch when the speciality is...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jscoffeeco
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

What a bargain. Tuscan Thursday Steak and frittes with a pint just a tenner. Once again great food at great prices. Excellent!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank herbertactially
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

We two couples enjoyed a fantastic meal to celebrate a birthday. We shared the Pork and Shellfish Chinese dumplings starter and the others shared Scottish mussels in a glorious bisque. For mains we had Steak and Kidney pudding, the house burger, fresh smoked coley fish...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank keithhQ4662AL
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Warmth of the welcome extends to our dogs being given treats, attentive service, including the serving of homemade bread before the main meal. The menu uses local produce that is in season. My wife had halibut for the main course, I had fish pie, both...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank geoffreyb594
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

We visited this pub with our dog we got there just before 8pm and asked for food and they said we where to late . But then we seen they serve to 8.30 we had a drink but we where made to feel awkward

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Tracey V
888Chef, Owner at The White Horse Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2018

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Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Booked for 6 of us here on a Saturday evening. My wife allergic to onion and on arrival the young lady who greeted us had done a separate menu fur her. 👍. Well impressed. From then on the evening just got better. Variety of very...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank taylea
Reviewed 23 September 2018

what a good find - friendly , traditional , quaint - everything your local should be . excellent lunch from a simple menu that [ I think ] changes regularly based on what fresh local products are available . we will return

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank graham010
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Firstly the two ladies that served us were charming and fun and prompt to deal with all our needs. All the food was well cooked and presented beautifully so the chef working out the back did a great job. The only get minor disappointment aS...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank David P
Reviewed 8 September 2018

visited this little Gem with friends what can I say but it was fabulous, the staff were very friendly and welcoming, the drinks are very reasonably priced too. Now it comes to the food, this was fantastic VFM, generous portions, and exceedingly tasty. This will...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank heliocentric66
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Ate here with my family one night in the week. We picked it based on TA reviews and the website looked lovely. In truth, when we walked in I was a little confused to start with as I wondered if we'd gone to the wrong...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank robh386
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Judith-R R
4 July 2015|
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Response from 113chrisa |
Opening Hours: Tue – Sat 12pm -2.30 pm / 6pm – 11pm Sun 12pm – 5pm
26 April 2015|
Response from 113chrisa |
Food served: Tue – Sat 12pm -2pm/ 6pm -8pm Sun 12pm-2pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: White Horse Lane | Hinton St Mary, Sturminster Newton DT10 1NA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Sturminster Newton
  • Phone Number: +44 1258 472723
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