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The White Horse Inn

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2 Main Street, Empingham LE15 8PS, England
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The White Horse Inn
Ranked #1 of 2 Empingham B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to eat on a Sunday at 6pm during a bank holiday weekend. It had clearly been a busy day and the staff look tired, but were friendly enough. We ordered 2 starters of the squid to share between 3. It took 45 minutes to arrive and for each starter (costing over £6) there were 3 breaded squid rings (£2... More

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I travelled with our two young children and used the White Horse as an overnight stop over on our way to Norfolk and as such hired the family room which is located in the old stable block to the rear of the Inn. Upon arrival we were most impressed by the Inn's location within a picture postcard... More

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed our stay here near to Rutland Water, excellent choice of beers and wines and nice rooms with comfortable beds. The bar and waiting staff were excellent.  However, as a vegetarian it was disappointing to have only one vegetarian option - a salad at lunch and a risotto at dinner - out of the 14 available main courses (10 off... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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29 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went on a Sunday for lunch and the place was very busy. The building is a typical English pub. I had the Roast Beef which was very good although for my personal taste it could have been cooked just a little more.Service was very good throughout. I also had the Timothy Taylor Landlord which was excellent. A good selection of... More

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Steve G, Owner at The White Horse Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, I am pleased that you were well looked after even during a busy summer Sunday. More

Newport, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Had lunch here on 26 July 2014. Chose the Seafood linguine. Cooked to perfection. All tiger prawns, crabmeat, smoked salmon flakes, and mussels melted in the mouth. The mussels arrived in the shell and the linguine had a thai (I think) infusion. Even though it was a main meal the portion was just right for a light lunchtime bite which... More

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Steve G, Owner at The White Horse Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your very comprehensive review, very much appreciated. More

Halifax, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

Stopped by -- no booking, no consultation with TA, simply that we were in the village -- for Friday lunch, we had excellent baguettes & a cafetiere of coffee. Service really pleasant and prompt (we always feel a bit strange treating a pub like a coffee shop). Other diners tucking into more substantial fare, we heard nothing but good remarks,... More

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Steve G, Owner at The White Horse Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, I am very pleased we were able to look after you so well. More

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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

My first stay and have had a very comfortable night's sleep. Staff were very welcoming and I had a very good dinner in the pub which was all very tasty and good sized portions without being too huge. Perfect Ideal location close to Water. Would stay again

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Steve G, Owner at The White Horse Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review, we look forward to welcoming you back again when you next visit Rutland. More

Spalding, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Having used the White Horse or many years, I am extremely disappointed at the change over the last year, The specials board is small and poor, the main menu shortened, the atmosphere gone, as are all the "offers",seems to have gone upmarket , and not so popular as there were many empty tables. We had to book previously. We live... More

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Steve G, Owner at The White Horse Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, I am sorry that you don't see the change of direction that Claire and I have taken the pub in over the last year as positive. You are correct in saying that the menu has been shortened slightly. This allows us to source great quality local ingredients and ensure food is exceptionally presented. I am... More

Truro, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We stayed in the White Horse for a night prior to a friends wedding. Our room was on the ground floor on the end of the block adjacent to the pub. The pub itself is really nice, great bar and nice food / breakfast. Our room itself was also fine, don't get me wrong its not plush but perfectly adequate,... More

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Steve G, Owner at The White Horse Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am very pleased that you liked the pub and our food. we will look into the issues that you have raised regarding the room you stayed in and will take action to amend. Many Thanks once again for the feedback. More

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15 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We are just back from 5 nights at the White Horse as a group of 8 down for fishing Rutland Water. The rooms are good, the food excellent and the staff so helpful, in particular the ladies on breakfasts. Can't wait for our next trip down south to Empingham, thanks again Steve, Claire and all your staff.

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Steve G, Owner at The White Horse Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review. It was a pleasure to host you again and we look forward to welcoming you all back next year! More

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Address: 2 Main Street, Empingham LE15 8PS, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Rutland > Empingham
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
The White Horse Hotel Empingham

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