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The White Horse

) #10 of 99 Restaurants in Rochester ££ - £££ , ,
86 Borstal Street | Borstal, Rochester ME1 3JS, England
+44 1634 826836
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (23 reviews)
“scotch egg” (4 reviews)
“lamb chops” (4 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
86 Borstal Street | Borstal, Rochester ME1 3JS, England
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1 - 10 of 308 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

good food and drinks. Nice restaurant with a separate bar area and good size garden. staff were very good and catered very well for a large party.Overall a nice place to eat.

Thank GARY C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service was quick and efficient. Food was excellent, great value for money - just a warning portions are big. The tribute UB40 band was amazing. I would definitely recommend and would go back.

1  Thank Samantha B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited here this evening with friends. Have to say that all the food was delicious, beautifully cooked and presented. Just two niggles - no crepes available this evening and no dessert forks provided which is a pet hate of mine. Other than that a perfect...More

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found this restaurant on Tripadvisor. We would never had come across this place if we hadn't seen the reviews, we aren't locals so didn't know what to expect! The food was delicious and catered for lots of different tastes, we all enjoyed our meals thoroughly...More

Thank JPm_64
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here Saturday 15th July, the place was dead - I feel like a lot of people don't know about this little hidden gem. Had the scotch egg starter, half rack of ribs for main and baileys parfait for dessert - all were cooked and...More

Thank Becca T
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Visited on 9th July '17 based on TripAdvisor reviews. Good service and food. High quality and generous portions. One small error with an order is only thing stopping a score of 5. Medium rare steak was more done to well done, but it was clearly...More

Thank TurophileNerd
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Just had dinner here the service and food amazing. Been before and will definitely go back. 1 salad 1 belly pork 1 chicken breast and kids meal all great.

Thank Danielle W
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Lovely meal eaten in the garden. Food delicious, service very good, price reasonable and able to take our dog.

Thank Dorothy R
Reviewed 30 May 2017

I always go past this pub but have never thought to go in. Having read the good reviews on trip adviser, we thought we'd try it. Really nice gastro pub / wine bar vibe. The food is the main attraction, attention to detail and cooked...More

Thank Louise B
Reviewed 29 May 2017

I had heard good things about the White Horse so decided to give it a try. Although a little out of the way compared to other gastro pubs in the area there is plenty of parking avaliable. The pub looks like another gasto pub well...More

Thank Phil D
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Genevieve C
10 July 2017|
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Response from Catmainia | Reviewed this property |
we are not there after 9 so you sould be fine up to then for sure.
30 March 2016|
Response from Redjelly1 | Property representative |
Both depending on preference. Our coffee is freshly ground
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Wine and Beer
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86 Borstal Street | Borstal, Rochester ME1 3JS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +44 1634 826836
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A friendly village pub offering a warm welcome to all. Serving a traditional English menu including fabulous Sunday Roasts priced at just £7.95, our amazing rack of ribs, a full al a carte selection as well as traditional bar food.

For smaller appetites we offer crepes and sandwiches plus a paninis and wraps. All food is freshly prepared using locally sourced produce.

Families are warmly welcomed. We have a delicious children's menu which comes with fruit juice and ice cream for only £7.95

Come and enjoy your favourite tipple, anything from a traditional ale, a lovely crisp pint of lager, through to a chilled glass of Pinot or treat yourself to a bottle of bubbly.

Our family friendly garden is spacious with plenty of seating as well as a newly decked area. We hold regular BBQ and Hog roast days. We look forward to welcoming you soon.
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