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“Horrendous!”
Review of The Royal Horse

The Royal Horse
Ranked #156 of 270 Restaurants in Leamington Spa
Price range: US$4 - US$17
Cuisines: European
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Description: Great family pub in Leamington with something for everyone!
Reviewed 22 July 2014

We have visited The Royal Horse on many occasions and have been satisfied with the food and service but this evening it was horrendous! Lack of staff, dirty tables and awful food. I think the chef or chefs who were working require some training.
It'll be a while before we subject ourselves to that again!

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Thank Sharon W
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Reviewed 19 July 2014 via mobile

My wife and I have visited the Royal Horse on many occasions and find that the atmosphere is extremely friendly, the staff are so polite, from there welcome to the departure you are made to feel welcome, and as for the food that is second to none we have had many a meal here and find it excellent and very generous portion sizes personally you only have to visit the place and see how busy it is to see how popular it is.

1  Thank Rob H
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Reviewed 4 July 2014

We argued as to what rating to put this pub at, simply because (as the title states), it is very hit and miss. Ratings vary depending on when you go and if it's busy or not.
We have had some fantastic meals here but we've also had some, so bad, that we've ended up with either a refund or free drinks.
Best time to go is when it is not busy. If it IS busy, turn around and walk out!
Typical chain pub grub, cheap but either cheerful or miserable.

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4  Thank Paul R
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Reviewed 4 July 2014 via mobile

Me and my partner visited the hungry horse close to 9pm, it was busy but not too busy. Our food was brought to the table fairly quickly, looked very presentable and tasted ok. Had the mixed grill for main and steak was not cooked how we requested, gammon was overcooked and chips looked like they had been sitting around for a while. We sat fairly close to the kitchen which was a bad idea as every time a member of staff entered or left the kitchen it sounded as if they was having a party in there! Not what you want to hear when you're trying to relax and eat a meal. Have visited a few times prior and food has been a lot better, maybe because it was near 9pm they stopped caring? Won't let this put us off again and will more than likely return

Thank StephLeam88
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Reviewed 29 June 2014

Waited 35 minutes. Food never arrived. Asked a waitress why tables that had came in after us had ordered their food, given cutlery and food way before us. Waitress never came back to us. I went to the bar to complain. The Manager, jack, was useless. Couldn't care less when we asked for a refund. Didn't make any attempt to knock any discount off, just walked off to get my refund. More embarrassingly, it was his 1st day as assistant manager. Shocking service, shocking attitude. Never going back!!!!!!

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Thank Sam W
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