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The Horse and Jockey

Grindley Brook, Whitchurch SY13 4QJ, England
+44 1948 662723
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“tapas” (19 reviews)
“sea bass” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Grindley Brook, Whitchurch SY13 4QJ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stayed 2 nights on a caravan park opposite so we drank here a few times. It is run by very young people but they are friendly and give good service. We ate one night and the fish cakes were very good, tapas starters nice...More

1  Thank jumbocod
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We popped in twice for lunch whilst narrowboating on the Llangollen Canal. The pub is attractive and comfortable, the landlord and staff were friendly and efficient, and the food was great and good value. They also had a good range of real ales. Just one...More

Thank Kip W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for a meal a couple of time whilst staying at the canalside caravan park across the rd,very nice pub and very popular,the food that me and my wife had was very nice having plumped for the tapas both times,there is a good selection and...More

Thank trydan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Horse and Jockey has something for everyone a good selection of real ales probably the best in Whitchurch by a long way,old specked hen and Abbott ale plus lighter ales for real ale lovers.we had the fish chips and peas and the steak and...More

1  Thank Mark H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just a short walk from the canal but watch that busy road , great pub with a tapas and normal pub food menu. even though it was early on a Thursday night it was realy busy and i can see why . The pulled beef...More

1  Thank martin1967ad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent. Served food till 9pm dog friendly muddy boot friendly. Lovely decor and atmosphere. Staff very polite and 2 residents dogs all well behaved. Great variety of menu lots too choose from. Beer and food great value. Cider and beers great variety. Little campsite next...More

Thank nobody126
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Warm welcome, super friendly staff, and a Sunday lunch well worthy of the wait. Called in on spec Easter Sunday not expecting to be seated, but were soon shown to a table in lovely surroundings. Our only gripe- dogs! Or the resident dog who hovered...More

1  Thank Karen_Kingswinford
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We ate here due to a change in plans and how fortunate for us! Not only could they seat us, but we were shown to our table, menus were altered as required to suit the party, the service was prompt, friendly and efficient and we...More

1  Thank Helenlightning
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Chicken burger was rather good along with fries and 'slaw'. Aspall cider on draught is always a plus point but that's a subjective point of course! On a local walk so will call in again if in the area.

Thank exforces64
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Have passed the H&J dozens of times in the last 25 years and never stopped once. Decided finally to break the journey home and well worth it. You expect a 'standard' pub menu but you'll be surprised by all the tapas choices. It was early...More

1  Thank rbos691091
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Julie M
Hello, do we need to book for Sunday 19th June ? 4 people at about 4pm? Thanks
19 June 2016|
Response from Stephen N | Property representative |
Hi Julie, Just to confirm, we have booked your table for you today @ 4pm Regards
Do you serve gluten free options?
22 December 2015|
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Response from Stephen N | Property representative |
Hi, We do cater for gluton free, our menu is set up for gluton free. i.e all our sauces are made with corn flour or another non gluton thickening agent. there are some dishes that we cannot alter. i.e battered fish, howver... More
What time do you serve food to on a Saturday evening?
25 August 2015|
Response from Richard F | Property representative |
Hi, We serve food from 12-9 on a Saturday! Thanks Richard Francis Head chef
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grindley Brook, Whitchurch SY13 4QJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Whitchurch
  • Phone Number: +44 1948 662723
  • E-mail
We are a family run country pub that welcomes Children, dogs & mudddy boot's. We concentrate on producing quality, home cooked fresh pub food made from local produce at competitive prices. We have 8 ever changing real ales, along with quality wines and refreshments for all your requirements.