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The White Horse

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The Square, Chilham, Canterbury CT4 8BY, England
+44 1227 730355
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a beautiful lunch here on Sunday with our two daughters who are quite fussy eaters. The staff here went over and above to accommodate them. Service was outstanding. Good selection of beers too which made my husband happy! 😉 Very relaxed atmosphere which is exactly what you want on a Sunday afternoon. Special mention to George (the barman)... More 

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Thank Natalie H
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The white horse is a lovely place to eat , the food is amazing. The service is fast and the staff are lovely and easy to chat too. I've never felt more at home than in this pub/restaurant! The food and the beautiful pub is only the half of it , you simply cannot miss the beautiful view that's just... More 

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Thank Maiskay
Canterbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with friends on a Saturday night when live music was playing had an awesome time. Staff are very friendly, service is prompt and all the customers were very welcoming. The music was of an excellent quality. Really didn't expect to find such a unique and vibrant establishment in sleepy Chilham. Highly recommended. I will be back.

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Thank r_98_f
London, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great pub great food great atmosphere landlord is very welcoming as well as all his staff are.it's a nice warm feeling when you walk in especially on a cold winters day with the fire roaring definitely recommend to all my friends and family

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Thank Alex E
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing setting in Chilham, polite and helpful staff and the best burger I've ever eaten (far better than even GBK). A must visit

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Thank Wazman999
TheWhiteHorse79, Owner at The White Horse, responded to this review

Thanks for your excellent review. We try very hard to ensure everybody's visit is pleasant and memorable and its hugely encouraging for us to receive a review such as yours. We hope to see you again soon. More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the White Horse with my other half and our friend with his baby boy as a 'meet in the middle' type rendezvous. From the moment we walked in the staff were attentive, very friendly and welcoming. Our friend brought his little French Bulldog who was also welcomed warmly with a bowl of water. The food was absolutely amazing -... More 

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Thank Max B
TheWhiteHorse79, Owner at The White Horse, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your glowing review, we genunely appreciate your taking the time and your high praise and look forward to welcoming you back. More 

Masvingo, Matabeleland South, Zimbabwe
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for lunch on a Friday, seemed very quiet with only 1 member of staff trying to multi-task. Good variety on the menu. Service fairly slow but it is a pleasant atmosphere to wait in. My wife had the 'pensioners special' cod and chips available on Fridays. Excellent value at £6.95 and recommended. Sadly my sausage and mustard mash... More 

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Thank John T
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When I first visited the white horse, the staff were all friendly and welcoming. The pub ,all be it being in the middle of a tiny seemingly exclusive village, was incredibly warm. I would expect the pub to be one of those typical cliquey village affairs, but I was immediately made to feel relaxed and at home. I inquired as... More 

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Aylesford, United Kingdom
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188 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed April 2, 2017

After enjoying the Freedom of the ancient village of Chilham at the Big Weekend we lunched in the old White Horse pub situated so conveniently in the village square. Although not huge portions, we had scampi and chips which were tasty. The pub had a nice olde worlde atmosphere and apparently it's own ghost in the inglenook fireplace.

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Thank Malcolm H
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 9, 2017 via mobile

Situated right in the middle of the town square and opposite to the castle garden entrance is the white horse pub. There is a big fire place inside I guess winter visit will be nice experience. I found the burger and chips are really really good and highly recommended.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$5 - $16
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Square, Chilham, Canterbury CT4 8BY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury  >  Chilham
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 730355
Description
14th Century Inn set in the heart of historical and picturesque village of Chilham. The White Horse has been used in several film productions and television programmes. The White Horse is set in the main village square opposite Chilham castle. We provide traditional fare, real ales and we also cater for events.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?