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“Well mannered bar man”
Review of The White Horse

The White Horse
Ranked #47 of 83 Restaurants in St Neots
Price range: US$10 - US$26
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar Scene
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: The White Horse is a 13th Century Coaching Inn, that offers visitors and neighbours everything from simple bar snacks to fresh homemade cuisine as well as a good selection of wines and ales, and not to mention our delicious Sunday Carvery. The White Horse is a great place to enjoy the evenings and weekends with friends and family.
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Well mannered bar man”
Reviewed 29 April 2014

Good food at a reasonable price. Good bar service. The bar man was very obliging, but didn't like the way the manager spoke to him in front of customers.

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank Dulcie2014
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Excellent Sunday Roasts!!”
Reviewed 29 April 2014

We arrived on Sunday and the restaurant was very busy (we had booked a table for four people in advance).
Service was prompt and polite, Sunday carvery is offered along with a full menu of other meals. The carvery was delicious, meat perfect and a variety of perfectly cooked veg and roast potatoes.
Excellent location for a Sunday lunch, we'll definitely be back!

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank Kellog1980
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Bedford
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Rude and slow service, but nice food.”
Reviewed 21 April 2014 via mobile

The theme of this review is "slowwww service".
We were ignored by the staff milling around when we arrived, so we waited at the bar for 5 mins to ask about getting a table to eat, then another 5 to order food and drinks at the bar (two shandies, a fish finger sandwich, BBQ burger, extra chips and onion rings = £30, not bad value), where we were told it would take 30 mins for the burger. This wasn't a problem as we we weren't in a hurry, but then we sat for 55 mins with no explanation, we even resorted to finding the staff back at the bar to ask where our food was. No apology was given, we were told by a server "well we did say when you ordered it would be half an hour and it is only 40 mins (not according to our receipt which showed around an hour...) and also we couldn't find your table (in your pub? We're not that small!) ". The staff's attitude was rude, abrupt and unapologetic, unfortunately we had already paid, otherwise we would've walked out. The saving grace was that our food tasted good, simple pub grub done well, not greasy and definitely not stingy with the portion sizes. Not enough to return though.

Visited April 2014
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2 Thank jessica-and-thomas
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St Neots, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Birthday Meal Booking”
Reviewed 18 March 2014

Appalling. I phoned and booked a table a week in advance for a Sunday evening to celebrate my wife's birthday. We returned home on the evening of her birthday to an answering machine message that they don't take bookings for 8pm on Sundays and there had been a mistake. It appeared to take them a full week to realise this and only let me know a couple of hours beforehand!! Thankfuly, another local Restaurant was able to save my wife's birthday evening. No effort at compensation for the massive inconvenience, this is no way to build up a business.

  • Visited March 2014
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3 Thank Jez H
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
81 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“In need of TLC”
Reviewed 4 November 2013

Visited this restaurant looking forward to a nice evening. WRONG! Almost half of the manu was "not available", with other items limited. Having chosen from the menu, I decided to move the glasses away from the table to give more space. The glasses were stuck to the table. The table although appearing clean, was very sticky. The restaurant appeared to be in need of a deep clean.
The waiter appeared to be untrained, as he had to check everything. Food was OK , however there was no atmosphere in the pub.
Back in the car park there was no car park lighting on.
Would I go again? I don't think so.

  • Visited September 2013
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1 Thank 2012today
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