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The White Horse Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
62 The Borough | Downton, Salisbury SP5 3LY, England
+44 1725 510408
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“roast beef” (5 reviews)
“burger” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
62 The Borough | Downton, Salisbury SP5 3LY, England
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1 - 10 of 125 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just had Sunday lunch with the family and the food and service were great. I’m sure that we’ll go back again sometime soon.

Thank FredFaulkner
Cheryl P, Owner at The White Horse Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review. We are very glad that you had a positive experience and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a meal on Thursday evening and whilst the Hunter's Chicken was a decent meal in terms of taste and quantity the steak and ale pies were the smallest meal I have ever been served in a restaurant. The pies tasted delicious but there...More

Thank Clive B
Cheryl P, Owner at The White Horse Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are very glad to hear that you enjoyed the quality of our food as this is our main concern. We will be reviewing our portion sizes but can assure you that we wouldn't serve half a portion of pie. The chicken is a little...More

Reviewed 15 March 2018

Visited The White Horse for a quick dinner and beer. Staff are very helpful and effiicient. The food is good and tasty. The pub itself is tidy, warm and cosy. For those looking for something other than beer, they have some interesting gins and rums.

Thank Ian C
Cheryl P, Owner at The White Horse Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We hope to see you soon especially as we will be rotating our gin offering next month with even more interesting varieties to try!

Reviewed 12 March 2018

Driving into the village, it's full of thatched cottages and "Olde Worlde Charme" and, from the outside at least, you feel that you're in for a good experience. Our party started to feel a bit nervous as we approached from the back door and walked...More

2  Thank carled
Cheryl P, Owner at The White Horse Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback. We are planning on updating both inside and out in the next couple of weeks (the garden is lovely in summer but when you visited our plants had been adversely effected by the snow). However, we will be keeping the...More

Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

The only positive thing I have to say about this visit is that the building is very beautiful. The food and pub owner, however, was less than pleasant. We went for a family meal today and we were all rather hungry and looking forward to...More

4  Thank Chermaine S
Cheryl P, Owner at The White Horse Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Your first mistake was entering the building bragging loudly about enjoying complaining about food in order to get a discount. However, you were still treated to great service and food which we offer all customers. There was a delay between dishes because you specifically asked...More

Reviewed 3 March 2018

Visited this pub we are a family of six we all ordered at the same time. 4 of our family dinners came out first the other 2 dinners came out over half an hour later, nothing like eating as a family. I ordered steak and...More

4  Thank jolewis2304
Cheryl P, Owner at The White Horse Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Your first mistake was entering the building bragging loudly about enjoying complaining about food in order to get a discount. However, you were still treated to great service and food which we offer all customers. I am not surprised that a bad review full of...More

Reviewed 21 February 2018

We camped at the rear of The White Horse on a very cold frosty weekend, but the welcome in the Pub was warm friendly and very welcoming so we settled in for a few beers and something to eat and we were not disappointed the...More

Thank Dave M
Cheryl P, Owner at The White Horse Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

Thank you for your review. It was great fun having you here for the weekend. We hope to see you back again soon!

Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Another really lovely visit for dinner with my sister.....fresh good food served quickly and with a smile. We are making pur annual visit here into a tradition! Great menu.

Thank Tamzin M
Cheryl P, Owner at The White Horse Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. Its always nice to be part of a family tradition!

Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Visited here with a large group of friends for Xmas. Was a lovely evening out. Great food and nothing was too much trouble for the staff. Highly recommend xx

Thank Esther L
Cheryl P, Owner at The White Horse Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We visited the white horse for our Christmas meal. Food was excellent and the staff were friendly and nothing was too much trouble. The pub had a great Christmas vibe and we enjoyed our visit thoroughly. Will definitely be visiting again soon.

Thank Anna N
Cheryl P, Owner at The White Horse Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. We hope to see you again soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$42
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Monday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Tuesday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Thursday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 62 The Borough | Downton, Salisbury SP5 3LY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Salisbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1725 510408
  • E-mail
Description
The White Horse Inn welcomes you and your family to our historic pub and gardens. Whether visiting Salisbury or heading to the New Forest or South Coast we are ideally situated. Serving delicious meals 7 days a week, with thirst quenching local ales and a varied wine list we have something for everyone here at The White Horse Inn.
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