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“Not bad, but not great”
Review of The White Horse

The White Horse
Ranked #3 of 14 Restaurants in Bearsted
Cuisines: Mediterranean, British, Pub
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Description: An idyllic retreat set in beautiful country house-style surroundings, The White Horse - Maidstone serves a menu of gourmet European recipes. Trained in high-class cookery schools in Spain and Italy, the chefs bring a wealth of experience, and demonstrate knowledge of a breadth of classic and complex cooking techniques. Partnering with Rothschild wine merchants, guests can choose a bottle from the well-stocked cellar.
Reviewed 11 May 2014

We came here for Sunday lunch without advance booking but found a table in the lounge which is equally as nice as in the main Restaurant. The interior is very nice - a mixture of old and modern.

The service is very friendly and welcoming.

We only had a shared sticky platter which was presented very nicely but every single component lacked a bit seasoning - the lamb koftas had a very firm and chewy texture but the pork ribs were great. So all in all a bit of a mixed result but still good enough to come back

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Thank Harald G
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Simon H, Manager at The White Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2014

Hi, I’m sorry to hear that your visit with us over the weekend did not seem to be to our usual high standard, I can however let you know that I will be re visiting our kitchen brigade and conducting menu training to ensure that we are producing our food to the highest standard possible. Also to ensure that our team re visit our service cycle to make sure we chat to all our guests to make sure their visit was a great experience. I do thank you for your feedback as this helps us to make the white horse a great place for you to visit. Please do ask for me when you next visit,

Many thanks

Simon

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Reviewed 4 May 2014 via mobile

Decided to eat here as it looked busy and we were not disappointed. All the food we ate was of excellent quality at a fairly reasonable price. Wouldn't hesitate in coming again.

Thank Alex R
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Simon H, Manager at The White Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2014

Good afternoon Alex,

Thank you for your recent comments. To get feedback is always greatly received with the team here at The White Horse.

I am delighted to hear you would revisit and we very much hope it is in the near future.

We look forward to seeing you again.

Thank you again,
The White Horse

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Reviewed 1 May 2014

While traveling the South-East we stopped over at this place two days in a row.

The first evening we had meat and the second we had some fish, which in both case were excellent and very reasonably priced.

The service was very good, although I didn't had the opportunity to finish my aperitif before the first dish was served.

We were also pretty please by the rather big portions and the decor of the place.

The first evening we have been seated on the ground floor, near a big group who was rather loud. The second night we have been seated on the first floor, which is much quieter.

I warmly recommend this place if you're in the area.

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1  Thank Erwin V
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Simon H, Manager at The White Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2014

Dear Winne1500,

Thank you for your kind review. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed both your visits with us and found the pub to your liking.

We do all we can to ensure that our guests love their visit to us. I am glad you were able to see all we have to offer with the food and decor.

Please on any future visits, if you prefer a particular table or floor just let us and we will book this for you.

Thank you again for taking the time to review our restaurant and we very much look forward to seeing you again.

Kind regards,
The White Horse

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Reviewed 16 April 2014

Excellent food with special offers across the fairly extensive menu. Nice atmosphere with a lovely view across the village green/cricket pitch. Friendly helpful staff. A pleasure to dine there.

1  Thank Ian P
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Simon H, Manager at The White Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2014

Hi Ian glad to hear you enjoyed your visit to The White Horse, you must say hello when you next visit us, i look forward to meeting you next time, m,any thanks simon

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Reviewed 15 April 2014

A party of 6 of us were stating at the Marriott and one of the crowd went on google to look for restaurants/pubs nearby, the White Horse came up, we rang for a booking and they were extremely busy but found us a table. What a lovely pub, food excellent, wine list, staff so friendly and a lovely atmosphere, would definately recommend this pub if you are visiting Bearstead, situated in a lovely village on a green.

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Thank carolbailey2013
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Simon H, Manager at The White Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2014

Hi Carol, so happy we could fit you in on such short notice you must visit again when your next in Kent, do come and say hello when you next visit us,

many thanks

simon

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