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Horse and Jockey

$$ - $$$, British,
2 St. Marys Road | Manton, Manton, Oakham LE15 8SU, England
+44 1572 737335
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“baguette” (26 reviews)
“fish and chips” (18 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
2 St. Marys Road | Manton, Manton, Oakham LE15 8SU, England
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1 - 10 of 447 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The service was terrible. We were never asked if everything was ok with our food. I had the burger it was dripping with so much water I had to squeeze it out and mop up the water with my napkin. The chips were very undercooked....More

Thank Louisa M
Jason A, Manager at Horse and Jockey, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to give us a review and I am sorry to hear that your recent visit was disappointing. We take all comments on board and this will be investigated. As you will see from other satisfied customers, this is definitely...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a spontaneous decision to chose this fine pub for a mid-week lunch. There were plenty of tables available but I can imagine this situation changes at weekends because the quality of the food and general ambience was superb. The steak with dumplings casserole...More

Thank RobbieBStockport
Jason A, Manager at Horse and Jockey, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for the 5 star review and I am delighted that you enjoyed our unusual dish of pork with crumble and a savoury sauce, as well as our winter favourite stew and dumplings. We hope to welcome you back in the near future.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here after being sent away from a pub in another village because it was busy at half term. Pretty crowded on a Tuesday lunchtime, but there are lots of tables outside and racks for cyclists. The meal itself was delicious - gluten free -...More

Thank PDB-Cam
Jason A, Manager at Horse and Jockey, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your gluten free meal with us and that I hope we get the opportunity to welcome you back in the near future.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On embarking a 17 mile walk around Water Rutland and Nature Reserves, we were relieved to encounter The Horse and Jockey in Manton. It was a pleasant autumnal, Sunday afternoon, and my partner and I both needed a light refreshment. The pub was very busy...More

Thank Rita P
Jason A, Manager at Horse and Jockey, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for the lovely review and I just wanted to say that if you saw how many bowls of chips we serve on a daily basis, throughout the summer, we would need a full brigade of chefs just to peel potatoes to make hand...More

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Popped in on Friday evening with our dog. We were made very welcome. Fish and chips were excellent. Would recommend

Thank AliHWatford
Jason A, Manager at Horse and Jockey, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Thank you for the lovely review. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your Fish and Chips and that we made your dog welcome too! Have a nice week.

Reviewed 11 October 2017

Annual visit when at our timeshare week and did not disappoint. The chips were hot, crisp on the outside and fluffy in the middle and my steak was cooked as asked for. Our fiend was very pleased with his beef bourguignon. The wife really enjoyed...More

Thank PipeTheStill
Jason A, Manager at Horse and Jockey, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Thank you for the lovely review. We are delighted you all found your meals enjoyable and that we attended to the required dietary needs. Facebook has a standard location for opening times and from the main page if you look under the "about us" tab,...More

Reviewed 7 October 2017

About 12 years ago this is where my wife fell off her bike whilst cycling round Rutland Water , so for us it was a nostalgic trip . Nothing seems to have changed in those intervening years at " The Horse and Jockey " i.e....More

Thank Richard C
Jason A, Manager at Horse and Jockey, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Thank you for the review. We are pleased your found our local beers to be excellent and our menu to be extensive with large portions. We hope you enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming you back hopefully sooner than the next 12 years!

Reviewed 2 October 2017

Have recently moved to the area so thought we would try the local pubs. Visited here for a meal. Had the steak it was something to die for best steak I have had in ages. It was a lovely atmosphere very pleasant and helpful staff....More

Thank Carolyn G
Jason A, Manager at Horse and Jockey, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Thank you for the lovely review and welcome to the area! We are delighted that you enjoyed our steak. We always use Aberdeen Angus which gives us a better quality steak, full of flavour! We hope we get to welcome you back in the near...More

Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Had a truly fantastic meal at this lovely restaurant. Food was wonderful and the service "first class". Look forward to our next visit to this paradise.

Thank Yarnman
Jason A, Manager at Horse and Jockey, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Thank you for the fantastic review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your meal and found our service first class. We look forward to welcoming you back in the very near future.

Reviewed 25 September 2017

Called in for lunch with our dog while out walking around Rutland Water. Very busy with cyclist and bikers. Lots of seating outside and bike racks. Parking opposite the pub and I think you can also camp there. Nice seating inside and despite being really...More

Thank luvtogo6
Jason A, Manager at Horse and Jockey, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2017

Thank you for the lovely review. We are pleased to hear that even though busy, you were served quickly and found our drinks to be of good value. We hope we get to welcome you back in the near future.

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sanwat
1 March 2016|
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Response from Jason A | Property representative |
You can walk from the pub to Egleton, using the Rutland Water cycle track, which is your most direct route. However you must note there is no lighting and this will take you through narrow paths of shrubs and trees along... More
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Crumplestiltskin
2 July 2015|
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Response from Mark V | Reviewed this property |
I disagree strongly, and take every restaurant as I find it myself. The food my family and guests had here was second to none. You must have gone at a very busy time and therfore should make small allowances for that fact... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 St. Marys Road | Manton, Manton, Oakham LE15 8SU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Rutland  >  Oakham  >  Manton
  • Phone Number: +44 1572 737335
Description
The Horse and Jockey is an award winning privately owned freehouse located in the idyllic village of Manton on the south shore of Rutland Water.The recently refurbished Horse and Jockey offers all the charm and character of a traditional country inn.The open fires, stone floors and low beams along with good wholesome locally sourced home cooked food and a wide choice of fine wines and real ales will ensure that your visit will be a memorable occasion just waiting to be recaptured.
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