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The White Horse

Upper Portland Street, Aberystwyth SY23 2DT, Wales
+44 1970 615234
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good23%
  • Average29%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible17%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Upper Portland Street, Aberystwyth SY23 2DT, Wales
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Food was good but the attitude of bar staff left a lot to be desired! I questioned as to why I only received a steak knife 20 minutes into my meal and I got told that I had an attitude problem!! A question requires an...More

Thank Jennifer E
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We often dine at Weatherspoon pubs as you always get what you expect. Decent pub grub for a budget price and wine that is both good and inexpensive. The cod, chips and peas for 2 people with a bottle of white chardonney for £22 I...More

Thank Sue G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here with a friend & our 2 sons for a quick bite to eat. We found a table & ordered at the bar. Staff very friendly, no issues there, menu had plenty of choice on it. Food arrived quickly & was nice for what...More

Thank Taztrip2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

We initially wanted to have brunch at Belle Vue hotel (just because it was at beachfront) after checking out from spending the night at The Castle Hotel, but i guess it was not meant to be so we ended up walking around the small town...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was very good value. Every night offered a special deal. We were very impressed with the quality & generous portion size of our meals. Staff were very helpful & friendly.

Thank WandA s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutley ashamed of the service, you point out what you want on the menu at the bar and something completely different comes out to you. Never coming for food again and woudlnt recommend for your moneys worth.

Thank William P
Reviewed 5 January 2018

The manager apologised in the way of a complimentary meal & drinks for my family of 6 (£100 total) we had a table upstairs that was laid out with Christmas napkins, tablecloth & even crackers! Couldn't fault the service, food has been better at times...More

Thank Adrian H
Reviewed 4 January 2018

It's a bit like Wetherspoons in terms of menu and prices, but with a smaller range of real ale and the very welcome addition of Sky Sports on telly. There aren't many pubs in Aber now showing Sky Sports as it's so expensive for them...More

Thank travelwearyLondon
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Nice crowd, friendly with good cocktail selection and fine Absinthe. Great location for local bistros and eateries.

Thank M S
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Stopped at the White Horse for a cup of coffee, we were informed that they only had instant coffee which was fine with us. However, we waited 20 minutes for the not so instant coffee!! there were tables around us with people who had food...More

Thank C0uple22
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Upper Portland Street, Aberystwyth SY23 2DT, Wales (Formerly Varsity)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Ceredigion  >  Aberystwyth
  • Phone Number: +44 1970 615234
  • E-mail
Newly refurbished, The White Horse is a contemporary yet traditional pub, just seconds from the beach and minutes from the train station. The business caters towards locals, tourists, families and students, and offers fantastic value, real pub food and great value drinks. You can purchase drinks from coffees, to wines, to world beers and traditional cask ales.
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