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The White Horse Restaurant

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Hendrerwydd, Hendrerwydd LL16 4LL, Wales
+44 1824 790218
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 18:00
Wed - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
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Buckhorn, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I met with old friends at the White Horse last week and were pleasantly surprised that we found such amazing food at such a small out of the way place. I was quite frankly expecting just your ordinary pub food but instead were treated to one of the most delicious meals I've had in years. Fine dining... More 

Thank Tracey E
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Been here on numerous occasions and never been disappointed, our personal favourite is the Belly pork with a Chilli & garlic dressing, absolute beauty of a dish. Good selection of Lagers & Real ales as well as a nice Gin Selection. Staff always attentive and friendly, nice open fires in the restaurants to give it the proper "country" feel with... More 

Thank Golden L
Denbigh, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Went walking with some friends and booked for a late lunch last Saturday. When I booked I explained we'd have dogs to check if ok. We were told that we could have the snug in that case and it couldn't have been more perfect! Lovely little private room with roaring fire lit so welcoming after our cold walk on hills.... More 

Thank BordersGirl
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

Arrived here after 2pm, so we could have been turned away. Had baguettes which were astonishing. Mine was rammed full of steak wonderful mushrooms, peppercorn sauce and cheese. Will definately come back for a meal. This place is everthing that is good about an owner run country pub, sensational.

Thank Pittendreigh
Denbighshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

This was a return visit to the White Horse after a very successful first visit back in November. Didn't think it could get better, but it was. The meal was one of the best I have had in a long time.... Complimented by the excellent service from friendly and attentive staff. The shoulder of lamb is to die for.... And... More 

Thank Emrris
Llandyrnog, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

The food, the environment and staff...exceptional. My son dines at the white horse regularly and he has raved about their meals and speaks highly of the staff and proprietors whom are always friendly. So we spent Christmas Day here and the food was seasonal, innovative, well cooked and imaginatively presented.i myself worked within the catering industry for many years which... More 

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Ruthin, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

I cannot praise this pub too highly. Friendly, well run and with great food. My only criticism, and I am almost reluctant to mention it considering how excellent every thing else is, but we were put off by the over-loud and all pervasive piped music. A small but significant black mark in what is otherwise a faultless set up. Is... More 

Thank chamberlain786
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

5* and some..Fab location, amazing food, superb hosts, they can't do enough for you. wonderful open fire, 2 real ales on..great atmosphere. add any superlative you want. Lucy(The Boss!! Hehe)asked me to rate it, but she needn't of, because this place was always gona get 5*... Thank you..can't wait to come back in new year..

Thank Michael W
North Wales, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Can I review this gem of a pub with five stars yet again? Yes I can.....because it is soooo good!!! My starter of Mozzarella, Chicory Salad was delish & there were no complaints from Mrs Lee about her Salmon salad cocktail either!! Slow cooked lamb for our mains was fab too.....washed down by a superb South African Pinotage!! For desert... More 

Thank Jonathan L
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

What an amazing experience!!! The food amazing the atmosphere amazing a very friendly cosy environment to spend the night with a loved one. After the meal we sat near the open fire enjoying the hospitality with a nice glass of red. Highly recommended indeed!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 26
Pub, Welsh, British, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hendrerwydd, Hendrerwydd LL16 4LL, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Denbighshire  >  Hendrerwydd
  • Phone Number: +44 1824 790218
The White Horse Restaurant is located in the hamlet of Hendrerwydd near Ruthin within the Vale of Clwyd, North Wales

Surrounded by stunning scenery and overlooking the Clwydian hills, it's a place to leave the busy world behind and come and enjoy good food and a wide selection of beverages. With two roaring fires to cosy up too during the colder winter months and alfresco dinning on the decked area to enjoy the stunning scenery by candle light during the warmer summer months.

Our 2014 menu offers a thoughtful take on British dining using a wide selection of seasonal and Welsh ingredients.

We always keep two well looked after real ales, always one from microbreweries as close as possible to the White Horse.

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