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The White Horse Harpenden

Redbourn Lane | Hatching Green, Harpenden AL5 2JP, England
+44 1582 469290
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good24%
  • Average18%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (6 reviews)
“sunday roast” (17 reviews)
“pudding” (12 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Redbourn Lane | Hatching Green, Harpenden AL5 2JP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Last time (30th September 2017) reviewed the passé decor, the ditzy service and fair food. Returned to find decor now looks worse (badly stained cushions on seats), service was still chaotic and largely worse than last time and the food was still fair (but all...More

Thank JustMyInterpretation
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've eaten here a few times with family because they have a delicious vegan option. Staff are always very welcoming and friendly, the food is lovely and fairly priced, and the surroundings are lovely. Great place

Thank James B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful ambience and refreshingly peaceful and quiet. The service was very attentive but not overwhelming. The Menu was imaginative and food very well cooked. I had the Sea Bream and Samphire which was delicious and very fresh. The saltiness of the samphire complimented the fish...More

Thank NicolasJon123
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Had an amazing Sunday roast. Perfect setting , perfect service, very attentive and wonderfully cooked beef. Can not fault

Thank Jennifer F
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

We had a really tasty meal but the service is so slow. We had to ask to order, waited a long time for the main course and go up to the till to pay. Not sure if they were short staffed but weren’t very organised....More

Thank Ninachesterton
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Went for breakfast on a Saturday morning with my partner. Nice place, plenty of parking and clean and welcoming inside. Not a huge breakfast menu but enough choice. My partner had the full English with poached eggs and toast. I had poached eggs with a...More

Thank Debzi27
Reviewed 26 January 2018

The White Horse provides excellent value food and friendly welcoming service. The staff are very professional and throughtful to your needs. I pop in for a coffee and breakfast on the days I am working at home and I often meet friends for lunch. They...More

Thank Scotharp
Reviewed 25 January 2018

The White Horse is our Local. We eat here frequently but with so many good restaurants in Harpenden, not regularly. To be honest the experience has not always been what we would wish, but last week our meal was suburb. A new (to us) menu...More

1  Thank Leosdad
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I visited The White Horse last Friday to catch up with a friend over breakfast. The atmosphere, as always, was warm and relaxed - we were fortunate to sit right in front of the open fire - while the service was the perfect balance between...More

Thank marian_sexton
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

My wife and I often walk the dog from the White Horse through Rothamsted Park on a Sunday morning ending up back at the pub ! Always a friendly welcome a great log fire a good cup of coffee for the wife and a pint...More

Thank Peter S
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17 March 2018|
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Response from Leosdad | Reviewed this property |
Very much so in the Bar and Gardens
2 May 2017|
Response from Adele P | Reviewed this property |
Hi The menu is varied - you can have small or large plates from the starter menu - one of our group is on a diet and they put together smaller/ altered portion size (this was a Sunday) their week menu had lots more options... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Redbourn Lane | Hatching Green, Harpenden AL5 2JP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Harpenden
  • Phone Number: +44 1582 469290
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