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Horse and Groom


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Bar, British, Pub
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Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
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All reviews steak and ale pie ham and eggs scampi fish finger sandwich the pub newstead abbey lovely circular walk sunday lunch selection of beers varied menu member of staff nice meal chips gravy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Too expensive for the food which was the pits. Cold fries, dry panini with missing ingredients and pathetic looking salad. It Took far to long to arrive and there were only a few folk in the pub. Sent fries back but did receive hot fresh...More

Date of visit: September 2019
1  Thank JULIEC6524
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Extremely disappointing...... cold food inattentive staff .... expensive ..... wanted to support local business but will not be eating here again

Date of visit: September 2019
1  Thank SarahW5373
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for a walk on August Bank Holiday Monday as its a nice walk and it was a lovely day. Arrived and there was a number of events occurring not least some live music and a bar b q. Outside seating at a premium...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time here. Visited as it's got a good reputation and when we moved to Linby everybody suggested the Horse & Groom. What a let down... the place is a bit shabby, especially out the back. Had the prawn sandwich which was very much "make...More

Date of visit: August 2019
1  Thank 950nics
Reviewed August 11, 2019 via mobile

All fur coat & no under wear. Looks great from out side, brilliant little village. Waiter service which is very good. The menu a bit basic. The tables had that much grease on you could cook your meals on. The Ales were not to my...More

Date of visit: August 2019
1  Thank Paul D
Reviewed August 10, 2019

Drive into the lovely village of Linby and be greeted by lovely stone cottages and multi coloured hanging baskets. The outside of the Horse and Groom is similarly decked and very inviting but that's where the dream end. The interior is tired and drab, the...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed July 24, 2019 via mobile

The horse & groom is set in the beautiful village of Linby, pub is obviously old but has a modern design inside whist still feeling like a proper british pub. Staff very friendly and helpful but our food took too long to arrive, over 35...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed June 23, 2019

The first impressions were good - the place looked welcoming and clean, the Landlady(?) friendly and efficient. The decor is very nice. Our table was sticky, as were the arms of all our chairs. It all looked clean, so I assume the furniture was wiped...More

Date of visit: June 2019
2  Thank LynneB59Nottm
Reviewed June 22, 2019

My partner and I wanted to have a pub lunch and I suggested Horse and Groom as I came here with my parents a couple of months ago (couldn't fault the service or the food on that occasion - the hand cooked chips were amazing!)....More

Date of visit: June 2019
4  Thank Serina93
Reviewed June 19, 2019

We held a small family reunion here on a Sunday afternoon. The pub was busy with lots of kids playing and parents talking. When we started ordering food, the manager suggested we take over the Tea Room to give us some more room and some...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Hilary T
October 17, 2017|
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Response from Peter M | Reviewed this property |
There is a tea room owned by the pub in the old stable block to the rear, and I would contact the pub about opening times etc. I did see s tea room not associated with pub close by but I'm afraid I didn't visit it. Hope this... More
September 13, 2015|
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Response from 743graemeb | Property representative |
Hi Dogs are welcome in the bars and conservatory but not in the restaurant or green room Hope this helps
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