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The White Horse

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
The Square, Chilham, Canterbury CT4 8BY, England
+44 1227 730355
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (6 reviews)
“lasagne” (6 reviews)
“roast pork” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
The Square, Chilham, Canterbury CT4 8BY, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Chilham recently and decided to pop in the White Horse for lunch and a beer. Very cold outside so we were very pleased to see a roaring fire. Good choice of beers and lunch menu. Had jacket potatoes with tuna. Perfect with...More

Thank Hermes0
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We popped into the pub for a drink and some lunch on a rainy and cold weekend. The fireplace was spectacular, with a large log fire burning, keeping the pub comfy and warm. The pub is small and traditional, but it looks like it does...More

Thank ohhellosailor
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

This is almost a perfect pub being in the middle of a beautiful village in Kent, right next to the church. Although it lacks a cricket pitch or duck pond, it is opposite Chilham Castle, an Elizabethan country house, so that does rather tip the...More

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Great atmosphere and hospitality for this our first visit. Service incredible and food delicious. Position in the Square by the church and castle stunning.

Thank lesbidewell
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

This place has very welcoming staff and affordable prices, lovely peaceful location and a really charismatic place :) 10/10 would recommend

Thank escherae
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Chilham is a must-visit village. Here quite often and visited this pub last year. I had scamp - plenty on the plate so good. My better half had a massive cheese board, so good there too. Our 1664 was a treat. Barman very friendly. Could...More

Thank TheManInTheKnow
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

I live locally just up the road on Old Wives Leas. It's an amazing little pub, the atmosphere is peaceful, relaxing and just a good place to be. When you visit you feel you have stepped back in time to a time where pubs were...More

Thank awnzy
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Pretty little village overrun with cars. Pub grub. We chose fajitas to share - edible but nothing special. Only people eating but a few at the bar. Disappointing

Thank Elizabeth D
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

En route from Ashford to Canterbury, I stopped into Chilham for lunch at The White Horse with my mother and partner because it was listed on The Gourmet Society discount card app. Unfortunately, they no longer do the discount, but as we were there anyway...More

1  Thank GandalfTheDrunk
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Dropped by for lunch before setting off on a N Downs Way walk. We sat outside in the garden which was being prepared for that evening's beer and music festival. The staff - especially the barmaid - were friendly and helpful. The beer was lovely...More

Thank Diptych
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 16
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
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
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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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