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White Horse

$$ - $$$, British,
2 The Square | Village of Kings Sutton, Banbury OX17 3RF, England
+44 1295 812440
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Overview
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb pie” (21 reviews)
“pigs head” (14 reviews)
“fudge” (26 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Brew Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
2 The Square | Village of Kings Sutton, Banbury OX17 3RF, England
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1 - 10 of 635 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a lovely atmosphere. The food is top notch, the staff engaged and engaging, and the creative tasting menu fantastic value for money. There are some real highlights. For me it was the finishing blast of taste with the grapefruit gin, for my wife the...More

Thank DavidRJohnston
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were on route to Worcester, from Bedfordshire. After checking local eateries on route, we made a slight detour and we were very pleased that we did. We both went for the fish and chips (which was hake). Fish and batter were perfect, the pea...More

Thank Session50
julie g, Manager at White Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Yay Bedfordshire that's where Julie and I hale from! Thank you for stopping in to see us. Pleased you enojoyed your fish and chips, we have just started using a new fish supplier who focus solely (no pun intended) on locality and sustainability. Thank...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have always enjoyed eating here but hadn’t been for a while. Came for lunch and had a brilliant meal. The standard of the food has always been excellent but this surpassed anything we have ever eaten here. Absolutely gorgeous! Well done Hendrik, Julie and...More

Thank MXmum48
julie g, Manager at White Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of your lunch with us. Glad we managed to surpasse your previous experiences. Thank you once again and hope to see you soon. Hendrik and Julie

Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow wow wow We have been here a couple of times now. The food, wine, staff PERFECT?. I've had steak and the lamb pie(its is not a run of the mill pie) Keep it up GREAT

Thank Adam R
julie g, Manager at White Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Thank you very much for your review. Glad you enjoyed the steak and lamb. Thank you once again and hope to see you soon. Hendrik and Julie

Reviewed 1 week ago

Lunch on Sunday was a wonderful dining experience Sat down with family for my birthday Food was outstanding Very very impressed with all the staff Have been to some very good restaurants over the years, but this food will take some beating Looking forward to...More

Thank alancyprus157
julie g, Manager at White Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Wow thank you for your lovely review and kind words. Great to read you enjoyed your Sunday lunch and that you will be returning soon for the A la Carte. Thank you once again and see you soon. Hendrik and Julie

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited this gastropub many times in recent years but this was the first time we had Sunday lunch over Easter - there were 5 adults and two children. On arrival, the children were immediately given crayons and paper designs to complete. With these,...More

Thank Vigilant2013
julie g, Manager at White Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Thank you so much for your 'remarkable' review of your Sunday lunch with us and for being regular loyal customers. So pleased you enjoyed your experience. Thank you once again and hope to see you soon. Hendrik and Julie

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We moved to Banbury over two years ago, and it has taken that long to get around to eating here. It won’t be two years before we are back. We visited for my wife’s Birthday and decided to take the Tasting Menu with Wine Flight...More

Thank mikeksmith
julie g, Manager at White Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Thank you so much for choosing to join us for your wife's birthday meal and thank you so much for your kind words and high praise. We all really appreciate it here and I will pass your comments onto Kimberly (if she hasn't read...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would like to thank all the staff at the white horse for helping make my parents 40th wedding anniversary meal such a success. We reserved the library room for a party of 20 people including 6 children for a surprise Sunday lunch. The staff...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
julie g, Manager at White Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Thank you so much for leaving a review of your lunch with us. Glad your surprise went off without a hitch and thank you for your recommendation. Hope to see you again soon. Hendrik and Julie

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Easter Saturday lunch, charming building, followed with excellent staff, “possibly two sisters were hostesses“” they were both extremely professional, knowledgeable on the menu and equally as important they were warm and welcoming. On to the serious stuff.. the food menu was reassuringly selective, all the...More

Thank paddythebeast
julie g, Manager at White Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Thank you so much for taking the time to review your lunch with us. (I can confirm Julie and Emma are indeed sisters!). I love the 'reassuringly selective menu' comment and the pigs head and lamb are two of our signature dishes here so...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A small family group of us enjoyed a special meal on a special occasion. The food was exceptional, the ambience excellent and the staff extremely helpful and friendly. Hard to see how the evening could have been improved on. Highly recommended.

Thank Peter M
julie g, Manager at White Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Thank you so much for your review and your recommendation. Amazing you feel the evening could not have been imporoved! Thank you once again and hope to see you soon Hendrik and Julie

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Ian F
9 October 2017|
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Response from essexjohn1962 | Reviewed this property |
I believe they are open.... probably fully booked, but I think they run a reserve list for cancellations.
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BerylH412
12 January 2017|
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Response from Queenpeafrog | Reviewed this property |
I am so sorry to have only just seen your message. It is not my home. I live in London. The staff in the pub there were very all so very friendly. It might be an idea to ring them and ask if they know of anywhere you might... More
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Carol B
12 November 2016|
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Response from julie g | Property representative |
Hi Carol I hope you got my email reply? We do sell vouchers to any amount you would like. Please call the pub and we can assist. Thanks Julie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 29
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Brew Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 The Square | Village of Kings Sutton, Banbury OX17 3RF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Banbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1295 812440
  • E-mail
Description
A beautiful cotswold stone public house with restaurant in the heart of Kings Sutton village. Overlooking the green and Parish Church. We offer a relaxed and warm environment where you can pop in for a pint, have a snack at the bar or come for a meal in the restaurant. We would love you to come and visit. Deli Bar and pub open 7 days a week - (Monday and Tuesday -No restaurant) Coffee and Cake from 10.30am every morning. Our Restaurant is open Weds, Thurs, Fri Lunch and Dinner then Saturday from 12pm-9.30pm. Sunday Lunch we have 2 lunch sittings 12pm-2.30pm and 3pm (serving until 4:30pm. Sunday Night Steak Night 5.30pm-8.30pm Dogs, Children and Walkers all welcome!See you soon, Julie & Hendrik
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