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The Horseshoes

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Horseshoe Hill, Upshire EN9 3SN, England
+44 1992 712745
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Mon 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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London, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I love the food at this pub. It is a quaint but small pub in Upshire. The food is nothing fancy but great home cooking with huge portions and really tasty. They accommodate any changes and always give service with a smile. I literally can never move when I come out. I will continue to visit as... More 

Thank Ann L
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at the horseshoe this afternoon around 12:30 there was 8 people in the pub including us we were given a seat but told as the kitchen was so busy we would have to wait for food so it wasn't worth taking our order . Now by this time 4 people 2 couples were already eating so if a... More 

Thank peter s
Essex, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staff are always really friendly and attentive. Good quality pub food and really big portions including small, medium and large Sunday roasts! Everyone I bring here loves it.

Waltham Abbey, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017

We arrived early on a Friday evening and were greeted by some friendly locals who made a real fuss of my 2 sons asking what football teams they supported and it was an effort to prise them away as we went to our table at 18.30 as requested.We had a table in the window as there were 6 of us... More 

1 Thank scott W
Hindhead, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

A fantastic place to stop if you're round the top of the M25. A huge menu and really delicious pub food. Clean plates all round from the kids! Good beer and friendly staff. Will definitely be back.

Thank notphilswork
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

The food was very good as was the service. We had a lovely night out. Sadly, the whole experience was spoilt a couple of days later when we found that someone had fraudulently tried to use our credit card. Considering the last place we had used the card was to pay for the meal we were a bit upset. This... More 

1 Thank Sherbertrose
London, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

Went again and what can i say food perfect service perfect value perfect If you have not been please go you will not regret it

Thank paul m
Greater London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

One of a dying breed of local pubs close to me that still serves good, honest and delicious food that hasn't surrendered to the gastropub/Masterchef trend. Very good value and unpretentious. Service is excellent and friendly. It does get busy as you would expect so booking ahead of time is necessary especially for Sunday lunch, which is served until 17:00.... More 

Thank Theydonbuck
Waltham Abbey, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016 via mobile

I've lived in the area for 40 years and had my first visit to the horseshoes for dinner with family. What a great menu, food was fantastic (especially the prawns), and I can't find fault with the food at all. Staff were great, location is good with a car park directly opposite. This is not a fancy restaurant, it's a... More 

Thank JojoMid
London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

Four of us went to the pub last night for a great meal. Food is excellent value, nicely presented, large portions, tastes delicious. The chicken liver pate was beautiful we shared that as a starter. Two of us had the lamb shank which was superb, one had the pie and said it was delicious the other had the lamb cutlets.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Horseshoe Hill, Upshire EN9 3SN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Upshire
  • Phone Number: +44 1992 712745

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