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The White Horse Inn

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Compton Bassett, Compton Bassett, Calne SN11 8RG, England
+44 1249 813118
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Best roast turkey dinner i have had, you know that a chef knows his trade when presented with a lovely moist turkey, goose fat roast potatoes and pigs in blankets plus all the trimmings - no cutting corners in their kitchen. A must for anyone considering going out for a Christmas meal. The gin and whisky selection is always improving,... More 

Thank F0X85
England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely relaxing lunch in front of a roaring fire. Fish and chips for two was perfectly cooked with crispy batter, well cooked chips, excellent mushy peas and great home made tartare. Dog friendly and decent choice of ales makes this a great stop off after a walk.

Thank Bogbadger
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely food, really interesting Menu and helpful friendly staff and management. My mum is very disabled and the team were really helpful

Thank Dskunk
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Our second visit having just moved in to the area. This time, for our wedding anniversary. It ticks every box for us. Dog friendly, great wine list with diversity and value, spotlessly clean, roaring fires, great owners and staff and simply stunning food. What more can you ask for in a pub? We will be back asap. Howard, Rosie &... More 

2 Thank Howard1000
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

October half term. Family table for 5 in bar area next to warm log burner. Food fantastic and service excellent.

1 Thank RAHurle
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

I needed somewhere to stay for my annual visit to Avebury, and The White Horse Inn proved convenient, if somewhat off the beaten track. It is a pleasant little inn, with friendly staff. I had a nice evening meal, but it was a bit pricey. The room was pleasant, clean and tidy, with some of the nice little extras you... More 

Thank Goodwill77
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63 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely inn/pub/restaurant. We had a table of 8 and we were looked after really well. We preordered the food so it was quick when we sat down. Food was unbelievably good for what we thought was a normal pub. The pork roast in particular was up there with some of the 5* meals I have had. Beef... More 

2 Thank Chris F
Swindon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

The White Horse wins on both fronts- food and environment. The food is served in a modern style, not huge portions but with care and thought to the flavour combinations and presentation. The eating area in the pub is tastefully decorated and enough space between tables to not be overheard. Service is efficient but not obtrusive. Worth a visit.

Thank Scottishsuese
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

It was my first visit to this pub and my companion, a regular, says it was a new team and much improved. The food was excellent, a bit expensive by Cotswolds standards where I live, but the service was great and they seemed very busy so obviously it's going well and deservedly so.

Thank Ashlone
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Best Sunday roast I've had in ages! Great use of herbs and attention paid to all of the trimmings - not just the meat. Lovely location, tranquil bar area and gardens. Will be back.

Thank Jamie L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Compton Bassett, Compton Bassett, Calne SN11 8RG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Calne  >  Compton Bassett
  • Phone Number: +44 1249 813118

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