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The White Horse Inn

2 Main Street, Empingham LE15 8PS, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

we live locally and booked in for lunch for 6 people. Positives: the food was excellent all round. Negatives: we were constantly bombarded with flies at our table in the restaurant. They were landing on our drinks glasses, on the table, on our heads and hands. We did ask the waitress if they had any fly spray - she said... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We arrived not knowing whether we would find anywhere on a Monday to eat in the evening , but we wondered down to the White Horse which was two villages away from where we were staying and found to our delight that this pub welcomed us in and we ordered a meal with some local real ale to drink. They... More 

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Grantham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Considering we arrived (4 adults and two children) without booking on Sunday 28th June, lunch time they fitted us in and provided an excellent lunch for us all.Being a Coeliac their response was positive telling me what I could have or which on the menu could be adapted. The food was well cooked and delicious. Our 2 grandchildren left clean... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked this accommodation believing it to be a traditional pub with accommodation only to find when we arrived that it had recently changed hands; a fact that we had not been made aware of. It now classed as a gastro pub with rooms. The accommodation was clean but basic. Dinner itself was poor with one dish overcooked. The portions... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Looked nice, however welcome from staff was poor, they appeared to do their best to ignore us and not serve us, food was quite nice, nothing exceptional. However being asked to pay for dinner when ordering was like being in MacDonalds, think the staff were very judgemental which was incredibly insulting. No I wouldn't go there again and i wouldn't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and I was hoping for a late lunch and having been to a few pubs in the area we came across the white horse and they were still serving food. We were greeted and shown to our table. The surroundings were warm for a cold Sunday. My partner decided on the triple meat and I had the salmon... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

These days designer burgers are quite normal. I thought mine was a little dry for the £12 it cost (the fries were good). My dad had chicken and mushroom pie, with rather a heavy crust. The interior decor is pleasing with plenty of wood in sight. Empingham village is very pretty and worth a visit. The owners have just taken... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

My wife and I ordered the squid and chilli sauce starter at £7.00 each. We were very surprised when we were served the meal. Each wooden platter contained six battered squid rings and a small pot of chilli sauce. The was no garnish, salad or bread just the aforesaid six squid rings which although well cooked, in our opinion and... More 

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Stamford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Gourmet meals in a up market pub, great quality and attention to the look of the food and service. Friendly, and due to location busy. Ample parking and close to Rutland water so walkable from pub. Seating outside as well as internally. Transformed from previous owners, targeted at the mid to higher end gastro pub market.

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Called for lunch before a visit to Rutland water and really enjoyed it.We just had the smoked salmon and cream cheese and the Lincolnshire sausage ciabatta sandwiches but really enjoyed them.Very nice pub with friendly staff.

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