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“Heaven” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of White Horse

White Horse
Ranked #1 of 191 Restaurants in Banbury
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$6 - US$25
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub, Brew Pub, Gastropub
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Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: A beautiful cotswold stone public house with restaurant in the heart of Kings Sutton village. Overlooking the green and Parish Church. We offer a relaxed and warm environment where you can pop in for a pint, have a snack at the bar or come for a meal in the restaurant. We would love you to come and visit. After a major refurbishment we re-opened the White Horse with brand new team, menu & atmosphere. Dogs, Children and Walkers all welcome!See you soon, Julie & Hendrik Our pub's opening hours are listed however our food service times vary. During the week we offer lunch from 12pm - 14.30pm Dinner is served from 18.00pm - 21.00pm Saturday - Kitchen open from 12pm all day until 21.00pm Sunday- Sunday Lunch is served 12pm - 4pm
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Heaven”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2014

Fantastic restaurant ! Ambience, decor and fabulous staff. Very varied menu for food, something for everyone. Would highly recommend!

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Thank colleen d
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julie g, Manager at White Horse, responded to this review, 20 May 2014
Hi Colleen

Thank you so much for you short but very sweet review :)

Wow what a compliment with your choice of title! I am so glad you liked it here & thank you for letting us know as well as saying you would recommend.

Hopefully if you're in the area again you will come back for another visit.

Thanks again

Julie
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English first
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7 reviews
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“A little gem”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2014

We just happened upon this quaint village pub by chance. It looks like a typical country pub on the outside but when you walk in, it is very spacious and tastefully decorated with a very clean, modern decor. The food was excellent and beautifully presented and very different from your typical pub menu. The choice was very good and not overwhelming. The atmosphere was relaxing and the staff didn't pressure you into ordering. Will definitely be back to sample other dishes on the menu.

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Thank Jayne G
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julie g, Manager at White Horse, responded to this review, 20 May 2014
Hi Jayne

I'm glad you stumbled upon us by chance and even more glad that you really enjoyed your visit.
Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review and hopefully we will see you back here soon.
I'm pleased you like the decor as well as service and food.

All the best,

Julie
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England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Brilliant service, food and atmosphere”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2014

We were looking for somewhere different to eat on saturday night and called a couple of other poplular local pubs who all said they were booked up. When we called the white horse they said the restaurant was full but could fit us in in the bar. When we got there they made a table for us, showed us the menu and brought over our drinks. The evening started with a complimentary small loaf of bread with butter which was gorgeous. Then we ordered the burgers and fries which were fantastic, we were so full we decided not to have a pudding but on paying were given a small bag of homemade fudge, which was another lovely gesture. The service was fantastic, everyone was very polite, happy and attentive. We would certainly recommend and will be visiting again. Well done the White Horse, certainly the best pub we have been to in the area.

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Thank banak907
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julie g, Manager at White Horse, responded to this review, 20 May 2014
Hi Debbie

Thanks for this great review. I know you are already booked in to come again for your birthday in June so we look forward to seeing you again!
I'm glad you enjoyed the food, service & atmosphere and thanks for saying you will recommend too :)

Julie & Hendrik
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Banbury, United Kingdom
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“Saturday Lunch Treat.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2014

One of our favourite pastimes is finding new and wonderful places to eat. Not getting a lot of time at weekends we are quite selective in where we eat as while we love good food we also like to have a good atmosphere and friendly helpful staff attending to us. We came across this place in a local review and as it is only 20 minutes away gave it a try one Saturday lunchtime. We were certainly not disappointed. The food was excellent, the staff were great and on the whole a very pleasurable experience. Now we have tended to go back to places we initially like as sometimes a second visit shows up the little problems you maybe did not notice on the first outing, so another Saturday lunch was planned for last week.

Well the second visit was even better than the first. I have to say on behalf of both my partner and I, the food and service in this place is excellent. The menu is wonderful, the wine list is good and the preparation of the food is superb. Well done to all concerned. We will be returning to continue our voyage through the menu. A very relaxing and wonderful experience. Good food, nice people and not far from home, what more can you ask for. Thank you.

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Thank Ian L
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julie g, Manager at White Horse, responded to this review, 20 May 2014
Dear Mark

We would both like to say thank you for such a nice review and for taking the time to write it.
I'm glad you have enjoyed your visits and we got it right. Our aim is to provide fresh and imaginative food to a high standard as well as more traditional options so you can come for any occasion.

I'm pleased the staff provided our high standards without being too formal.

Thanks and see you soon we hope!

Julie
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48 reviews
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“Very Tasty”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2014

We went for a meal with my niece and her husband who live in the village and I have to say the food was superb. It`s a nice little pub, a bit rustic, but that certainly adds to the charm. The staff were very pleasant and helpful and the service was excellent. My three courses were delicious, starting with pigs head(I did expect an actual head but it`s meat from the head), venison which was excellent, and sticky toffee pudding, scrumptious. Everybody`s plates were clean and the menu has a good choice. It`s a bit off the beaten track but absolutely worth a visit.

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Thank dodgycockney
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julie g, Manager at White Horse, responded to this review, 20 May 2014
"Very Tasty" what an excellent review it certainly pleased Hendrik (the chef)
I'm glad you enjoyed all 3 courses and liked the 'charm' of the pub too :)
Hopefully you will be back to try some more of the dishes!
Thanks again

Julie & Hendrik
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