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The White Horse Inn & Craft Brewery

White Horse Lane | Hinton St Mary, Sturminster Newton DT10 1NA, England
+44 1258 472723
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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White Horse Lane | Hinton St Mary, Sturminster Newton DT10 1NA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I really expected this to be a real foodie place - all the reviews are glowing and I was expecting everything to be great. Expectations sometimes need to be managed. We visited on a sunday lunchtime when they have a tapas menu. There was a...More

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888Chef, Owner at The White Horse Inn & Craft Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Madam, This is your 472 essay for TripAdvisor. You do not actually work for them. If you desire to become a premiere food critic, you need to improve on a few areas. For instance: The Paella in question was fresh, as was the Beef and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited at lunchtime. The menu and specials board had an excellent array of food on offer, including Paella, fresh Sole, mussels, steaks, venison and duck. We both fancied steak so had the Rump; one medium and the other rare. Both were...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 13 June 2018

TY for the dog treats on the bar!! We were looking for a light, tasty lunch as we were having a cream tea later on. We found it ! Such a wide choice on the menu and all freshly cooked and well cooked. Beer fans...More

Thank BNA20152015
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

After following the signs most of which were hidden in the bushes but the hunt was worth while. A warm welcome and excellent service together with lovely food tasty home ale earned them a 5 star.

Thank Rob M
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Booked a table for 14 people on a beautiful summers day. The host and staff were very welcoming and showed us to a room with one long table.The pub had it’s own brewery producing some excellent beer. The food was superb with an excellent menu...More

Thank peterangela_drummond
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Eat here regularly but the first time we've has their Tapas menu. I can't recommend it highly enough. A great selection which caused a lot of consternation about what to have, so we had most of them!! Lots of sharing with lots of " ooh,...More

Thank allanrobson
Reviewed 28 May 2018

My husband and I had an amazing tapas lunch yesterday at the White Horse, the best tapas we have ever had. The dishes were cooked to perfection at a very reasonable price. The small team who work in this pub run a very efficient ship,...More

Thank gillianlinch
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

7 of us, ranging from 10-80 years old, all found the food delicious. Beef in Rioja, lamb with wild mushrooms, fresh sardines - loads of lovely Spanish food! The IPA - made in a thatched barn of which we had a view, was fabulous. Can't...More

Thank Jo B
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Lovely dog friendly pub. Food was superb, we had the lamb and streak & kidney pies, the pastry was particularly good. An excellent friendly country pub.

Thank richard s
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Quality well prepared and presented food..you better be hungry as the portions are generous..all courses were excellent especially the Salted Caramel Cheesecake which was exceptional. Rounded off with a large rich black coffee..if I had not been driving I would have tried some of the...More

Thank Stephen S
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Judith-R R
5 July 2015|
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Response from Chris A |
Opening Hours: Tue – Sat 12pm -2.30 pm / 6pm – 11pm Sun 12pm – 5pm
26 April 2015|
Response from Chris A |
Food served: Tue – Sat 12pm -2pm/ 6pm -8pm Sun 12pm-2pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: White Horse Lane | Hinton St Mary, Sturminster Newton DT10 1NA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Sturminster Newton
  • Phone Number: +44 1258 472723
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