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The Horse

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7 George Street, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 8PG, England
+44 1647 440242
12:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Mon 17:00 - 00:00
Tue 12:00 - 00:00
Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a morning stroll on Hay tor we decided to go for a drive and ended up at The Horse in Moretonhampstead. A warm welcome on entering and even though we had not booked, a table for four was quickly found despite the establishment being busy. I tried one of the real ales and a very nicely kept pint it... More 

Thank GordyR06
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116 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not the cosiest of settings as we were sat in a sort of corridor. Service although friendly was very slow. Took over 1/2 hour to get a basic lunch served. Food portions were small for the price and my mozzarella and tomato salad with pesto was totally tasteless and tiny.

Thank JCMJ
Fowler, Michigan
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of choices on the menu here; all very fresh and expertly prepared. Great place for a nice ale or lovely glass of wine. The pizza has a crisp crust and tasty sauce lots of topping choices, thought the classic Margarita pizza was perfect for me. Watch out though - lots of garlic! While the Italian themed choices are excellent... More 

Thank Chris5116
Greater London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I dined here whilst staying fairly locally for a weekend. The food was great, atmosphere good, staff super nice and helpful. We had a really great evening and would definitely go back!!

Thank cfitzg86
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

visited saturday afternoon 2pm, quiet only 2 tables with customers waiting 1 with 2 people another with 3 people. good range of real ales all good quality local ales. after 35 minutes first table asked were was there food was told would be along soon, after 40 minutes there food came out all they ordered was 2 starters french bread... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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180 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

This review is covering three meals: two dinners and one lunch. All have been superb! The evening pizzas are beautifully cooked, with plenty of ingredients and great combinations. My mussels the other night were some of the best that I've ever had with some a rich, creamy sauce that had an almost overwhelming depth of flavour whilst not being overwhelming.... More 

Thank ncw73
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We stopped here as a threesome on our way westwards. The atmosphere here is pleasant, with a real fire and sofas as well as tables. The menu is very imaginative and we had three delicious choices of US deli inspired warm sandwiches. The staff were friendly and helpful. The pub has been extensively revamped, but obviously some time ago. There... More 

Thank Philip A
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Enjoyed the pizza here (and the beer too!). The Horse seems to be very popular so make sure you reserve a table.

Thank maxgat81
Moretonhampstead, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Been here many times and the food is always good. I'd like it to do a better range of beer but that would be quibbling. I'd also like proper plates rather than slates but so good is the food, it isn't that important.

Thank 683ian
Northampton, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

We were staying locally overnight and were recomended to come here due to the speciality - Pizzas. Thankfully they just managed to fit us in, as we hadnt booked. The focaccia starter was a real treat, chosen as I'd seen a lovely large loaf as we went past the kitchen area on the way to the table. We had a... More 

Thank 111karen2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
British, Pub, Italian, Pizza, International
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 George Street, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 8PG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmoor National Park  >  Moretonhampstead
  • Phone Number: +44 1647 440242

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?