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Horse and Jockey

2 St. Marys Road | Manton, Manton, Oakham LE15 8SU, England
+44 1572 737335
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“baguette” (26 reviews)
“fish and chips” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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2 St. Marys Road | Manton, Manton, Oakham LE15 8SU, England
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81 - 90 of 452 reviews

Reviewed March 20, 2017 via mobile

Been here many times before during the Rutland water cycle ride. Lovely pub, friendly staff, great food and pleasant surroundings

Thank EllieIorio
Jason A, Manager at Horse and Jockey, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2017

Thank you for the review, which will be shared with the team. We are delighted that you found our team to be friendly and offering great food. We hope that we get to welcome you back very soon.

Reviewed March 12, 2017

Great food and really nice atmosphere well with a visit. Fab log burner in winter and plenty of outdoor seating in summer.

Thank Kerry P
Jason A, Manager at Horse and Jockey, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2017

Thank you for the review and kind words. We hope that we get to welcome you back very soon.

Reviewed March 9, 2017 via mobile

This pub benefits from its location midway round the Rutland Water cycle path. They've tastefully created a pavement beer garden in front of the pub. Haul your weary bones off the bike and enjoy a nice refreshing pint of Peroni. I've heard mixed reports about...More

Thank Robsski
Jason A, Manager at Horse and Jockey, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2017

We are delighted to hear that you love our patio area and a nice pint of Peroni half way around your cycle route. We noticed that you wrote many reviews in bulk, so not exactly sure when you visited but hope that maybe next time...More

Reviewed March 7, 2017

My husband, my cousin and I had lunch at the Horse & Jockey on Sun 5 March (a birthday treat for me). Plenty of choices on the menu. We all enjoyed our meal very much. Good atmosphere with lots of people having a good time....More

Thank Jo B
Jason A, Manager at Horse and Jockey, responded to this reviewResponded March 9, 2017

Happy Belated Birthday! It was a pleasure to look after the three of you on Sunday and we would like to thank you for the kind review. We hope we get to welcome you back in the near future.

Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

This was my first visit to this pub as part of a works leaving do. Catering for 15 people can be tricky, but I was so impressed with the service and quality of food. A really friendly atmosphere and great interior decor set the tone...More

Thank Lee K
Jason A, Manager at Horse and Jockey, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your first visit to the pub and found the food and service to be impressive. It was a pleasure for us to host your group party...More

Reviewed March 1, 2017 via mobile

Walked in on the spur of the moment whilst visiting Oakham. We both had dishes from the specials which were extremely nice. Portion size was good value for money, total bill with drinks was £37 which given the quality of the food and beer made...More

Thank itoptalker
Jason A, Manager at Horse and Jockey, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2017

Thank you for the review. We are delighted you both enjoyed your lunch with us and found the overall experience good value for money. We hope that we get to welcome you back in the near future.

Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

A good stopping off point when cycling round Rutland Water. Can be very busy in summer at the weekends. Great snacks.

Thank Helena H
Jason A, Manager at Horse and Jockey, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2017

We are delighted to hear that you love our chips!! Yes we are the ideal spot for a break, when cycling around Rutland Water. We hope that we get to welcome you back very soon.

Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

Once again we visited the horse and jockey on our way back from up north. The pie was incredible and well worth a detour! Friendly and hospitable staff made for a welcome break on a long journey. Have been here many times before and will...More

Thank Jacqueline B
Jason A, Manager at Horse and Jockey, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2017

Thank you so much for the wonderful review. It was a pleasure to welcome you back, during your lengthy journey, just to sample our delicious pie once again! We look forward to seeing you during the Burghley Horse Trials week, if not before.

Reviewed February 7, 2017 via mobile

Excellent atmosphere coupled with a good variety of beers & food makes this pub a great way to spend the afternoon.

Thank Scot P
Jason A, Manager at Horse and Jockey, responded to this reviewResponded February 14, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. We are pleased that you enjoyed our range of beers and food and hope we get the opportunity to welcome you back in the near future, maybe for another relaxing afternoon.

Reviewed February 6, 2017

The lovely ambience of this pub/restaurant entices you to relax from the minute you enter . ! The Inn is warm and friendly . Waitressing staff superbly welcoming and helpful .. Our lovely girl knew the menu inside out and was also able to advise...More

2  Thank Mags L
Jason A, Manager at Horse and Jockey, responded to this reviewResponded February 14, 2017

Thank you for the 5 star review and such a wonderful "headline". The team will be delighted to read your comments. We pride ourselves on our warm friendly service, welcoming regulars and visitors alike to the quaint village of Manton. We hope we get the...More

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sanwat
March 1, 2016|
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Response from Jason A | Property representative |
You can walk from the pub to Egleton, using the Rutland Water cycle track, which is your most direct route. However you must note there is no lighting and this will take you through narrow paths of shrubs and trees along... More
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Crumplestiltskin
July 2, 2015|
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Response from Mark V | Reviewed this property |
I disagree strongly, and take every restaurant as I find it myself. The food my family and guests had here was second to none. You must have gone at a very busy time and therfore should make small allowances for that fact... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 St. Marys Road | Manton, Manton, Oakham LE15 8SU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Rutland  >  Oakham  >  Manton
  • Phone Number: +44 1572 737335
Description
The Horse and Jockey is an award winning privately owned freehouse located in the idyllic village of Manton on the south shore of Rutland Water.The recently refurbished Horse and Jockey offers all the charm and character of a traditional country inn.The open fires, stone floors and low beams along with good wholesome locally sourced home cooked food and a wide choice of fine wines and real ales will ensure that your visit will be a memorable occasion just waiting to be recaptured.
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