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The White Horse

$$ - $$$, British,
St. James Street | Castle Hill Road, Dover CT16 1QD, England
+44 1304 213066
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (20 reviews)
“stew” (5 reviews)
“sunday roast” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
St. James Street | Castle Hill Road, Dover CT16 1QD, England
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1 - 10 of 303 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

was recommended this pub by our hotel reception and quite honestly it it this nicest pub I have been in a long time. The whole experience from the land to the food and to the ambience was perfect. If you are ever in Dover then...More

3  Thank Allen B
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were ever so tired and couldn't even find the energy to walk a block to eat. Fortunately, The White Horse was across from our B&B. Not only was it close, but the food offered was superb. So was the service. Don't miss!

3  Thank Jan M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited the White Horse Pub for lunch while visiting Kent. The food was delicious. I had the Niçoise salad with a side of fries. The tuna steak that came with it was huge and seared perfectly. The service was great too. I would go...More

2  Thank JessiAnn85
Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent service food cooked very well most enjoyable .The interval between ordering and eating is most acceptable

2  Thank cromoton730
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chanced upon this terrific pub. What a treat! Great beer and food - and walks covered in interesting scribbles!!!

1  Thank Terry S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

At the recommendation of our B&B owner, we had dinner at this great pub during our stay in Dover. It’s a popular place and reservations were necessary when we were there. The meal was great, service even better, and the owner visited with us and...More

2  Thank Philip D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had the pleasure of having a meal and a few drinks at this lovely pub and the staff were wonderful, the beer was good and reasonably priced and the food was excellent, I will be back!!!!!

2  Thank Elliott B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great little Gem. One of the oldest pubs around. Tucked away on the outskirts of town. Offering a great selection of food at reasonable prices. Has a history of all channel swims being recorded on the pub walls.

3  Thank markmiller29
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent meals with service to match! Stu and Jules are great hosts. Traditional pub with relaxed atmosphere. Perfect venue for Sunday lunch with friends. Great range of gins on offer! Brilliant

1  Thank Irenehoare
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having enjoyed the Summer menu at the White Horse, the much longed for Sunday Roast's were back! and, they were as good and delicious as always... We only planned to have lunch, however the company of the hosts and their staff along with the great...More

1  Thank Margaret R
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Questions & Answers
17 July 2017|
Response from JFC01 | Property representative |
Hi, there is a payable car park adjacent to us at The Sports Centre.
Andrei V
1 July 2017|
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Response from Peter D | Reviewed this property |
You are attending in a popular period, I would certainly contact them to book.
Chris T
23 October 2016|
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Response from JFC01 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Yes of course, dogs are very welcome.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$14
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St. James Street | Castle Hill Road, Dover CT16 1QD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Dover
  • Phone Number: +44 1304 213066
The oldest Pub in Dover, original building c 1365. Channel Swimmers' pub - if you are a successful English Channel Swimmer please sign our wall to record your achievement. Good pub food and real ales. Patio Garden.
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