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“Awful, rough pub. Avoid!!”
1 of 5 bubbles Review of The White Horse

The White Horse
Ranked #15 of 19 Restaurants in Cranbrook
Cuisines: Bar, Pub, British
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar Scene
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Kent
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Awful, rough pub. Avoid!!”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2014 via mobile

Been drinking here a while and it has got worse again in terms of service value and atmosphere. The food is currently quite good however.

There are bouncers on the door at the weekend because of all the fighting that goes on in and outside this pub.

Recently there has been a surge in really rough, traveller looking people. I will never go here again. I was there on Friday and I saw someone throw a punch and then get glassed in the face! I have never seen anything like it! It was horrible!

The landlord is an awful man who does not care about his customers or improving the pub. He can't even be bothered to organize a barbecue during this hot weather. Instead he sucks up to all the rough types as he is scared of them thus resulting in the pub being full of undesirables!

This is an honest review. You have been warned people. Go somewhere else!

1 out of 10 from me.

  • Visited July 2014
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
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English first
Marden, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Warning : Avoid this restaurant”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

The Tomato-soup was heated konserve divided in two soup cups
The meat was tough and not edible. It certainly was not a rump steak!
The chicken skewers and vegetables were totally burnt and swimming in fat.
Our complaint was rejected. We could only eat the chips and grilled tomato and for this it was by far to expensive.

Such retaurants seem to confirm the bad reputation of the english food.

Das Fleisch war hart und nicht eßbar. Es war sicher kein Rumpsteak!
Die Hühnerspieße und das Gemüse waren total verbrannt und schwammen im Fett.
Unsere Reklamation wurde abgelehnt. Wir konnten allein die Chips und die gegrillte Tomate essen und dafür war es extrem teuer! Solche Restaurants bestätigen den schlechten Ruf der englischen Küche.

  • Visited May 2014
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3 Thank edit k
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“A dump ”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2014 via mobile

Hate this pub. Staff don't seem to give a dam unless you're one of the drunk locals asking for another JD and Coke.
Crap food, rubbish table service, long waits and a horrible atmosphere.
Avoid like the plague!!!!

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2 Thank Ed C
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Cranbrook, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“This still has not changed..... Avoid at all cost”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2014 via mobile

I really wish this place would clean it's act up, as the only pub with food in Cranbrook, then menu looks OK! And looking in to the tables, modern and clean, but this still has a really rough crowd and most off-putting as I saw today, you have to squeeze past smokers who are in the doorway, nearly in the pub. Cranbrook needs a decent pub, this is not it, shame. We only left with The George Hotel.

Visited March 2014
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1 Thank myscimitar
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Up and down”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2013

I live in the area and often enjoy a sandwich and a pint at lunch time. It is usualy good to acceptable but lately has fallen in to the sticky table poor service sort of place i try to avoid with the staff not seaming to want to serve customers. I took the family for lunch and i could have bounced the chicken i had off the table. When i mention it i was told airaly there was a new chef then the sever walked off???? leaving us wanting drinks and deserts to the point we did not order any and left. I would understand it if it were heaving but there were 3 tables dinning and 4 people at the bar

  • Visited August 2013
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