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The White Horse

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
The Square, Chilham, Canterbury CT4 8BY, England
+44 1227 730355
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (4 reviews)
“roast pork” (3 reviews)
“burger” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
The Square, Chilham, Canterbury CT4 8BY, England
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Reviews (231)
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1 - 10 of 219 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago 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 4 days ago 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 2 weeks ago 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

Thank GandalfTheDrunk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We have been going here for a few years now for food and also sometimes just for a few drinks. Always friendly, clean, good selection of drinks and really good staff. We also popped in for a few drinks after we got married and this...More

1  Thank Wanderer137
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Very friendly service and a great pub to sit outside in the sun and enjoy a pint. We didn't try the food but it looked very nice from what we saw.

Thank mark2403
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely time at the white horse inn...Great fun! Excellent staff & service, very friendly & welcoming! The food & drink was very tasty.....Can't wait to visit again ! 😁and definitely recommend a trip there !

Thank Gabrielle Y
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

What a lovely little pub! The landlord and staff were very welcoming. I've been twice and on both occasions the food has been lovely and the portions generous. There is a good selection of dishes on the menu and all well priced. Looking forward to...More

Thank Gemma A
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We called here last year and liked it enough to call back . Bad decision. Very scruffy. Food appalling even bearing in mind we chose the most basic. Scampi and chips. Poorly presented and almost inedible. Partially cooked peas. Over cooked scampi. Tables needed a...More

1  Thank Martyn R
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We popped in for one drink after meandering around the local village. It was nice enough weather to sit in the beer garden. I fully agree with a lot of the other comments- a very friendly welcome from the staff. They help make it a...More

Thank 40forty
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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
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, 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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