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The Horse & Groom

East Ashling, Chichester PO18 9AX, England
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited for our 40 Wedding Anniversary. Both women fussy eaters and chose this pub as the menu looked suitable. We all chose something different and I can honestly say I would quite happily eat any of the meals served. Good wholesome food served nice and hot (a bugbear of mine - hate luke warm food). So often the food... More 

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been going here over several years and found it very friendly but the food has gone down hill and on this last visit the food was simply inedible. I cannot remember the last time I did not eat a meal I have ordered but this not only tasted fatty and served luke warm but could not finish it as... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed for 2 nights to attend a wedding at nearby Farbridge Barns. Friendly welcome from both staff and regulars. Good choice of real ales and a large sunny beer garden to enjoy them in. Ate in the restaurant on the first night and the food was delicious and good value for money. Breakfast in the morning was freshly cooked to... More 

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
29 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

This is a lovely well kept little pub full of character set in a village environment and clearly benefits from good local support. There is a comfortable buzz of conversation when you enter which is always a good sign. The five well kept real ales were in good condition with Hophead being my favorite. The food is ok, the liver... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

stayed here twice on business. my first experience was sadly the battle axe of a landlady who on arrival demanded payment as the business credit card had not gone through on booking.com. a common problem. I asked if i could phone my boss. was told you will have to go outside in no uncertain terms as no signal inside and... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

My friend wanted to view the Bluebells in the morning so I booked us in for Sunday lunch. We really enjoyed it, the pub was busy, the girls were very friendly and hard working. The Roast Beef excellent, lemon and ginger cheesecake too but a tad pricey at £6. The only comment I made was I wouldn't want to eat... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
18 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

We visited for dinner with friends on Saturday and found the pub warm and welcoming. The beer is good and the wine list OK but unfortunately the food isn't very good. I don't mind traditional pub food but it should be better than this. The butterfly prawns were cold and greasy and the pie was not really a pie, just... More 

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

Can't comment on the accommodation only the restaurant. We were recommended to this place by the owner of the cottage we were staying in. Three of us were looking for dinner and we received a warm enough welcome. The young ladies serving were very casual in attitude and one was decidedly po faced. The food was no big deal either... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for one night for a wedding at Farbridge barn. Great location as less than 10mins in taxi. Bar staff were friendly and good breakfast with plenty of tea and toast. Nice large bed. However the room is basic, in need of an update and refurbishment along with the shower room. The walls in the annex building are very... More 

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Hayling Island, United Kingdom
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17 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

We hadn't booked a table but the waitress on duty guided us towards those available. She was friendly and welcoming but it wasn't appreciated when she emerged from the kitchen blowing her nose and telling a colleague she was "streaming". She had a grubby looking tea towel flung over her shoulder, hair dangling onto it the whole time we were... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Listed in The Good Beer Guide, the Horse and Groom is a friendly and welcoming country pub located in East Ashling, a picturesque village at the foot of the South Downs just a short journey from the charming city of Chichester.With its traditional bar, oak-beamed restaurant and 17th-century flint barn accommodation, the Horse and Groom is a great local meeting place with a comfortable atmosphere that is nurtured by the landlord and landlady, Mike and Michelle Martell. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Horse & Groom

Address: East Ashling, Chichester PO18 9AX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > West Sussex > Chichester
Price Range: $109 - $125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Horse & Groom 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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