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White Horse Lane | Hinton St Mary, Sturminster Newton DT101NA, England
+44 1258 472723
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
At last we got in.......

We have tried many times to get a table here but always found it fully booked. At last we got a table this Sunday and could see why you have to book well in advance. The meal was delicious. I had roast beef, one son had pork, one Lamb and the other a fish gratin. Each dish had it's... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
ANGELA Y
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Sturminster Newton, United Kingdom
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Sturminster Newton, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We have tried many times to get a table here but always found it fully booked. At last we got a table this Sunday and could see why you have to book well in advance. The meal was delicious. I had roast beef, one son had pork, one Lamb and the other a fish gratin. Each dish had it's own... More 

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Somebody before me has written; "Sunday lunch is sublime" & of course, he is correct on every level about this pub & that meal. We have been back four times now for that real Sunday treat. Three of those visits we were squashed into the bar as the restaurant was full & we loved it so much that we actually... More 

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Guildford
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

A very quiet Thursday lunchtime with a few locals drinking and a helpful and efficient young woman at the bar. A limited but interesting choice and both our meals were delicious. There's a separate restaurant but we ate in the traditional bar as so quiet. Well worth a visit.

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

we had a lovely time visiting the White Horse in on a quiet Friday evening. The food was great and the staff was lovely. I liked the quirky interior and also that the bar is separate from the dining area. My only gripe is that, like sadly many other places we recently visited, the condiments were served in little sachets.... More 

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New Forest National Park, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Following on to my previous entry where I said we didn't actually end up eating here I am pleased to say I did make a pont of going back - on my own - and had a wonderful spaghetti bolognaise - I ate in the small but nice garden area....This is a real country pub and deserves the reviews on... More 

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Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

The staff are friendly and the food is delicious. The menu changes regularly but you can rely on there being many choices that will appeal. I eat at this restaurant a couple of times a month.

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Sturminster Newton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

On Sunday we had a fantastic time at the White Horse for a Christening. The chef cooked a fantastic homemade curry for our group of 20 people with pompadoms, homemade dips, nan bread and a large selections of sides. The service was excellent and all the staff were incredibly friendly and we had a wonderful time. Can highly recommend

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Went out for dinner with my father and really enjoyed the meal and the atmosphere. Lovely service, scrummy food and a lovely choice of drinks. They have a pie and a catch of the day meaning the menu always changes, would recommend for anyone who wants a lovely relaxed meal.

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New Forest
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Was looking for somewhere to have a meal before seeing a concert at The Exchange and called in here....unfortunately my 89yr old fussy fussy mother did not want anything offered. It was barbecue night and on entering pub can honestly say the customers were all a jolly crowd. They all told us as we passed through that the food was... More 

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Shaftesbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

My wife and I took our 11month old and 3.5 old sons here for lunch on Sat 28 Feb. The warm, friendly welcome was spot on, only having booked a table some 3 hours earlier. My wife found the pub detail on this site. I now see exactly what everyone has raved about. It is a traditional country pub (400yrs... More 

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Address: White Horse Lane | Hinton St Mary, Sturminster Newton DT101NA, England
Phone Number: +44 1258 472723
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Sturminster Newton
Cuisine: French, Seafood, Pub

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  • Address: White Horse Lane | Hinton St Mary, Sturminster Newton DT101NA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Sturminster Newton
  • Phone Number: +44 1258 472723

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Seafood, Pub

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