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White Horse Farm Inn

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Red House Gill Lane | Rosedale Abbey, Pickering YO18 8SE, England
+44 1751 417239
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“lamb shank” (6 reviews)
“mash” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Red House Gill Lane | Rosedale Abbey, Pickering YO18 8SE, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I first used to visit this pub when I was a teenager, I’m now in my 60’s. My parents had a caravan down in the village. It was lovely to see how it is now a restaurant. We had to try the food as it...More

Thank GrannyDeedee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Telephoned Friday made a booking for the carvery which I was told served till 7 booked for quarter to arrived Sunday at 6.30 to be told finished serving very disappointed after travelling from West Yorkshire also appalled by how I was totally ignored by the...More

Thank Hunttonlehole
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice atmosphere and friendly staff. Varied menu. Sunday carvery was very good and reasonably priced.

Thank GLambert94
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Great tasting food in comfortable surroundings. Staff are very attentive and welcoming. Fantastic views of surrounding landscape.

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Having known this establishment for a number of years, because of its position within Rosedale Abbey we would call for a drink. However some 12 months ago the business changed hands and the new owners invested some money in the business. Along with the financial...More

1  Thank John B
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Called in yesterday... and yes I appreciate it was a busy Sunday... but we were greeted with an abrupt “have you booked” & we said no...” well we are full”. We explained we would just like a drink..were told we couldn’t have one because there...More

4  Thank Liz_H_131931376
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Had a nice Sunday carvery but when it came to asking for a sweet, only got the choice of 3 although seemed like other diners were offered a much greater choice. Not sure why this should have been. Will put me off visiting again.More

Thank Pauline W
WhiteHorseFarmInn, Owner at White Horse Farm Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Hi Pauline, We are sorry to hear you left us disappointed as we try very hard to exceed expectations. As I am sure you are aware we were extremely busy on Sunday (serving over 150 meals) and we did sell out of some desserts, for...More

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

I visited said place today very disappointed booked table of 6 for 12 midday the doors were opened at 5 past the chef (so called appeared and said 5 more minutes for the Yorkshire’s to cook mum went first decided turkey I was asking if...More

2  Thank Lilibet L
WhiteHorseFarmInn, Owner at White Horse Farm Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

We are sorry that your experience with us was not to your satisfaction. Our Chef (not so called, as you describe) has stated that he offered to swap the turkey you asked for a different meat but you said it didn't matter. The only frozen...More

Reviewed 13 August 2018

Called for lunch after a long walk across the tops. Couldn't find anyone to serve us at the bar. Feeling it should only be a minute or two before someone came, we took a seat to wait. Ten minutes later a man appeared and served...More

1  Thank chris1311c
WhiteHorseFarmInn, Owner at White Horse Farm Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Hi Chris, Sorry to hear of your dissatisfaction and apologise for the delay you had without attention. We serve lunch from 12pm to 2pm Monday to Friday and then a light menu from 2pm to 6pm. I can only assume, as I don't know what...More

Reviewed 13 August 2018

We visited to have a 40th birthday party for our son with family members in a party of 5. A great welcome from our hosts. Was given a separate room because of the dog, which was great and we had more privacy. One of our...More

Thank endura66
WhiteHorseFarmInn, Owner at White Horse Farm Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a great review, the team and I really appreciate it and hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Peter

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25 June 2017|
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Response from Bob O | Reviewed this property |
Unless there has been a change in the last six weeks, it's the same chef. The staff don't seem to alter much - same bar staff and waiters as last year. Hope this helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Red House Gill Lane | Rosedale Abbey, Pickering YO18 8SE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Pickering
  • Phone Number: +44 1751 417239
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Inn - Bar & Restaurant Offering hearty Yorkshire Fayre, lighter dining options and a children's menu served either in our cosy bar, stylish restaurant or 'al fresco' on the terrace with spectacular views. Locally sourced produce features extensively with traditional favourites complimented with daily 'specials' all freshly prepared in our kitchen. Local Yorkshire game is a speciality when in season. Our skilled and experienced kitchen team take great pride in ensuring all tastes and appetites are catered for. Snacks, speciality coffees, tea and cake are also available daily alongside our Lunch and Dinner menus. Our stylish restaurant is cosy and intimate or for more informal dining there is our dog friendly bar and outdoor terrace.
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