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The White Horse

$$ - $$$, British,
436 Woodlands Road, Southampton SO40 7GA, England
+44 23 8086 8255
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“steak ale pie” (3 reviews)
“pudding” (7 reviews)
“chilli” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
436 Woodlands Road, Southampton SO40 7GA, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Family visiting from abroad and wanting them to experience some good English pub food we couldn’t have found a better place than here, so much so we came 2 days in a row and the food and service was excellent both visits.

Thank Helen A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely love this pub , great staff and food is gorgeous , hubby loves the steak and ale pie 🥧 Would happily recommend to everyone so well worth a visit !

Thank Holiday902
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything from the food served to us to the quality of staff and service was incredible. Many thanks to everyone for making our visit so good. The food was absolutely brilliant and I wanted to take the chef home! We will definitely be visiting again...More

Thank Aaron M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Table of 8 booked which became 10 upon arrival was no issue for the pub. The service, food & drinks were exceptional & we all thoroughly enjoyed our meals. For all 10 people to say how good it was & not 1 bit of criticism...More

Thank Pete J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Every time we have been to this pub whether it be for just a quick bite to eat or a special occasion, the food has always been fantastic! My husband would recommend the home made steak & ale pie. Always a friendly welcoming atmosphere.

Thank Kelly W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an option from the specials menu which sounded delicious but unfortunately was extremely lacklustre. The portions were small - 4 tiny chicken wings and three thumb sized portion of squid. The wings were burnt, tasted fishy and were not fiery as described. It...More

Thank Explorer0190
Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

My mum and I stopped at the White Horse for lunch today, and it was top notch. Extensive menu, I had cod and chips which was absolutely perfect, and my mum had the ' foghorn leghorn' which was equally as delicious. Will definitley be back!

Thank 0alicross0
Reviewed February 8, 2018

We have visited several times at lunchtime where there is a good extensive menu and the food is always good and piping hot. Would highly recommend. Service is friendly and quick.

Thank ladyslw
Reviewed January 31, 2018

Went here in November 2017 for something to eat, was surprised that it was better than my expectations. Food was nice and good value for money. Staff very friendly and very helpful. Nice atmosphere. Will go back.

Thank Molly2607
Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

Being a local I can't believe I haven't visited sooner! A lovely pub with a cosy and relaxing atmosphere. Staff are all very friendly and welcoming, would highly recommend to anyone!

Thank MiaSurp
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 436 Woodlands Road, Southampton SO40 7GA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Southampton
  • Phone Number: +44 23 8086 8255
The White Horse Pub is ideally situated on the edge of The New Forest serving traditional homemade food.
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