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Horse and Jockey

Jockey Bank, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge TF8 7PD, England
01952 433798
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Ranked #10 of 25 Restaurants in Ironbridge
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Aug 6, 2014
Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Ironbridge, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

If you're visiting Ironbridge, it's worth venturing out of the town a little way to find this place. There's not much room to park outside, so leave the car somewhere else and walk there. In the evenings, food is served from 6:30pm to 9pm - you can book ahead if you think it might be busy. We visited on a... More

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Shropshire, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This is my second review of this place, although I have been four times now. It's never let me down. I cannot fault the food. The Sunday dinner is so tasty. The beef melts in the mouth, there is no taste of "mass made" like some Sunday roasts you get when out. The value for money is excellent. The deserts... More

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Andover, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

we found this pub online before we travelled on arrival we were surprised by how small it seemed but once inside it got a lot bigger ! The food served is lovely especially the homemade pie of the week, proper pastry and there was a good selection on the menu for all tastes.we enjoyed it so much we went back... More

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Telford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

The best pub meal i've ever had. The homemade pie of the day which was steak and stilton was to die for. The beef oxford is equally delicious. The staff including the chef are very friendly and nothing is too much trouble. We have been back several times and have never been disappointed. We feel cheated when we've been else... More

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Shropshire
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This is a little old pub, doesn't look like much from outside. But the food is surprisingly good, all home cooked, and it has a selection of vegetarian options. They’re very helpful, I can’t eat gluten or dairy and the owner/chef knows what I can and can’t eat and will adapt dishes if possible. We've eaten there many times, it's... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
257 helpful votes 257 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

My husband and I visited Ironbridge for a long weekend and decided to try the best pub for local pies. We were not disappointed! It wasn't busy at all, even though we booked a table, and we were treated to some fantastic ales at the bar. We ordered spicy chicken wings to start, then followed with the pie of the... More

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Shifnal, England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Excellent meal. Very fairly priced. We went as a large family, including 2 children. This has to be a little gem ,out of the usual Iron bridge run, but definitely worth making the detour.one of us had the famous pie and said it was better than ever..am already planning another trip there.

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Woking
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41 reviews 41 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Popped in after a walk, wasn't busy, weren't expecting much but food tasted fresh, was hot and big portions, particularly my pie of the day. Puddings too tasted homemade. Lemon and lime cheesecake very good. Staff helpful and friendly. Very impressive food!

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Wallington Surrey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

we read the excellent reviews but this little pub exceeded the very good reviews We have paid 3 times as much for inferior meals. Wonderful chef and prices incredibly cheap Locals very friendly Had a lovely evening

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Boston, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We phoned to book a table here whilst in the area as we liked the sound of the other reviews. First thing that was odd was that we walked in and the landlady told us to sit where we liked. The pub wasn't full but it made me wonder if the booking had actually been noted! We agreed straight away... More

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