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“Lovely Pub, Great Food!”
Review of White Horse

White Horse
Ranked #1 of 192 Restaurants in Banbury
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$6 - US$25
Cuisines: British, Gastropub, Brew Pub
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Good for: View, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Reservations
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. Deli Bar and pub open 7 days a week - (Monday and Tuesday -No restaurant) Coffee and Cake from 10.30am every morning. Our Restaurant is open Weds, Thurs, Fri Lunch and Dinner then Saturday from 12pm-9.30pm. Sunday Lunch we have 2 lunch sittings 12pm-2.30pm and 3pm (serving until 4:30pm. Sunday Night Steak Night 5.30pm-8.30pm Dogs, Children and Walkers all welcome!See you soon, Julie & Hendrik
Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Lovely Pub, Great Food!”
Reviewed 30 July 2014

Four of us recently went to The White Lion as we'd seen the good reviews, it didn't disapoint.
Good food, friendly staff, what more could you want!
Will deffinitely return.

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank lisa d
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julie g, Manager at White Horse, responded to this review, 1 August 2014
Hello

Thank you for your short and sweet review of your visit to us where you complement the food and the staff.

Hope to see you soon

Regards

Hendrik and Julie
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“Wonderful food as always”
Reviewed 30 July 2014

We live nearby so venture to the White Horse as often as we can. Made my first trip to 'steak night' last night (every Tuesday) and it was brilliant. Top quality meat from a farm that's practically next door, cooked perfectly and at a very sensible price. The full menu is also available. This really is an absolute gem of a pub/restaurant so I feel rather privileged that it's so close to my house. It absolutely deserves to be rated no.1 in the area - just don't go telling everyone about it!

  • Visited July 2014
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julie g, Manager at White Horse, responded to this review, 1 August 2014
Hello

Thank you for taking the time time to review your first trip to our 'steak night'. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us. We do try and champion local produce whenever possible and the beef from New Bottle Farm is a fantastic product, so thank you for citing this in your review.

Hope to see you again soon

Regards

Hendrik and Julie
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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“Good food, well looked after!”
Reviewed 24 July 2014 via mobile

We went for the first time, as only , moved into the area recently and was extremely impressed. Me and my fiancee eat out a lot because of our jobs, this has got to be in my top two! Coming back!

  • Visited July 2014
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julie g, Manager at White Horse, responded to this review, 25 July 2014
Hello

Thank you for joining us yesterday and thank you for your concise review of our pub. We are glad to hear we are in your top two!

Hope to see you again soon, so you can sample more of the menu

Hendrik and Julie
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Darlington, United Kingdom
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“Special evening; special place”
Reviewed 20 July 2014

Family celebration at this lovely venue in this very attractive village.

We pre-ordered the tasting menu and were delighted with everything: the food, the service, the friendly atmosphere and the chef's room complete with introductions to the dishes by Hendrik.

The food? A lovely starter of crispy pig's head, pancetta and black pudding with the porkiness enhanced by apple and hazelnut. This was followed by scallops, clams and samphire, unusually - but very tastily - complemented by cauiflower. A main course of loin of lamb, faggot, broad beans and summer truffle, was followed by a dessert of chocolate and honeycomb. There's always an inherent danger with a tasting menu that, given a lack of choice, someone will not like one or more courses, but all four of us loved the food.

Rather than choose the matched wines, we chose very reasonably priced Malbec and Sauvignon Blanc supplemented by Brakspear's ales.

So - a wonderful evening; very many thanks to Julie for the arrangements and Hendrik for his delicious food.

  • Visited July 2014
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julie g, Manager at White Horse, responded to this review, 23 July 2014
Hello

Thank you so much for our first review of your experience on our chef's table. We are glad you enjoyed all the courses on our tasting menu. Thank you also for complementing the service you received.

We really enjoy hosting tasting menu nights so thank you for chosing us for your family celebration.

Hope to see you again soon

Hendrik and Julie
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“Lovely sunny evening overlooking the village green”
Reviewed 19 July 2014 via mobile

We spent a glorious summer evening sitting outside The White Horse overlooking the picture book village green with its wonderful church steeple. To add to the charm of the evening all the local primary school leavers were gathering on the green with their families for a mini prom evening! Young chaps in DJ's and pretty lasses in party frocks. It made the evening rather magical. The White Horse is a pretty pub, small and perfectly formed with a very tastefully designed interior. All of this plus good beer and excellent food which was served by charming and polite staff made for an all round perfect experience.

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julie g, Manager at White Horse, responded to this review, 23 July 2014
Hello

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed the food and service you received on your visit. Also glad to hear your evening was made better by the view we are lucky to have here.

Hope to see you again soon

Hendrik and Julie
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