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The Horse and Jockey

££ - £££, British,
Grindley Brook, Whitchurch SY13 4QJ, England
+44 1948 662723
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (34 reviews)
“steak” (28 reviews)
“duck” (6 reviews)
Closes in 26 min
12:00 - 21:00 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Grindley Brook, Whitchurch SY13 4QJ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went there as a family of three recently and found it to be excellent! We all had a three-course meal, I had parsnip soup to start which came with homemade bread rolls both of which were delicious! Two of us had the belly pork...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank nikybaker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During a walk along the canal from Whitchurch we called in here for lunch on and were warmly welcome by the owner and his wife who have done a magnificent job over the years turning the Horse and Jockey into a very attractive and cosy,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On Saturday 10th November my husband and I along with 9 other family members went to the Horse & Jockey for dinner. As we are both Vegan I went to the H&J approximately 4 weeks prior to discuss the Vegan options which would be available...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank GlennJ602
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Recommended to us by a local, we were not dissapointed! We came here for lunch, along with our 2 Terrier dogs. Service was really good and the place was warm and welcoming. The food was outstanding, whitebait and breads to start, lasagne and chicken supreme...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mistermarcus1972
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

Found this little gem on way back from skydive . Lovely clean tidy pub dog friendly staff great food was amazing great in to a fab day . Blaze and Buzz the pub dogs were lovely too ...

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank viprfit
Reviewed 15 October 2018

What a great place ,dog friendly ,fantastic choice of 8 real ales !staff really helpful.My wife thoroughly enjoyed the pheasant and my venison was served to perfection and I even enjoyed the beetroot accompaniment,only minor gripe was it was a bit too hot in there.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Pete C
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Had the best chicken curry I have had for a long time all served individually highly recommend 5*meal

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Sash H
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Called in here after a Long walk with the dogs on Tuesday evening. Nice place nice decor friendly staff and quality food with big portions and sensible pricing. There was quite a lot of South American type food on the menu as well as Tapas...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank delves
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

A recommendation received from a Whitchurch local whilst we were on holiday. A gentle wander along the canal towpath from Whitchurch basin down passed Grindley locks and continue further arriving at the horse and jockey. Nice pub with a nice choice of liquid refreshment which...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank clowcroft
Reviewed 12 September 2018

All the staff appeared young and enthusiastic. Bar staff very welcoming and Waiters efficient friendly and helpful. Excellent Pub food - Best Pub of our holiday

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank geoffreyhemborough
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Questions & Answers
8 November 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Seasonmyfood | Property representative |
Hi, we have many dishes that are suitable to gluten free diets. If there’s anything specific you would like, give us a ring in advance and we would be happy to help. Thanks RF
24 September 2018|
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Response from Seasonmyfood | Property representative |
Hi, Sorry we are closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Sorry we couldn’t help any further. Many thanks RF
16 July 2018|
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Response from Seasonmyfood | Property representative |
Yes that won’t be a problem, if you let us know when you are coming in we can cook something for you, most of our dishes can be adapted as well. Hope this helps
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grindley Brook, Whitchurch SY13 4QJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Whitchurch
  • Phone Number: +44 1948 662723
  • E-mail
We are a family run country pub that welcomes Children, dogs & mudddy boot's. We concentrate on producing quality, home cooked fresh food made from local produce at competitive prices. We have 8 ever changing real ales, along with quality wines and refreshments for all your requirements.
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