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The White Horse Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
62 The Borough | Downton, Salisbury SP5 3LY, England
+44 1725 510408
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“roast beef” (4 reviews)
“burger” (8 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
62 The Borough | Downton, Salisbury SP5 3LY, England
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1 - 10 of 113 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited on several occasions during a recent stay in Downton as the staff without exception were very friendly and efficient and the food was very tasty and sensibly priced. It was a very pleasant place to spend a couple of hours in the evening.

Thank Jan C
Reviewed 25 October 2017

We did go with the intention of having dinner but that changed when we walked through the door. Although the bar staff were very polite and friendly I took a seat at a sticky table and looked at the menu. Well I would have, but...More

Thank donnismonk
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

I can't recommend The White Horse Inn and the team there highly enough. Suggested as a venue by family when a prior venue had let me down quite close to the date of my husband's surprise 40th birthday party, Cheryl, Clare and the team came...More

Thank kimhandford
Cheryl P, Owner at The White Horse Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thank you for your lovely review. We are thrilled that your husband's birthday party was a success. We take every effort to ensure that a special occasion is just that and the whole team appreciates your positive feedback. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 9 September 2017

We have used this Pub twice now and had very good food and good service. We visited early evening, we were served promptly choose our own table and ate from the Specials Board. Very clean through-out and checked during the meal, what more could you...More

Thank SimonRomsey
Cheryl P, Owner at The White Horse Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Thank you very much for your review. We change our specials regularly so will always have something new for you to try! We hope to see you again very soon.

Reviewed 5 September 2017

After staying locally, we spotted a sign for a live band so thought we would pop along for dinner. The food was pretty good and the staff were very friendly. The music was not to our taste (70/80's rock tribute style act) but others seemed...More

Thank Mountier
Cheryl P, Owner at The White Horse Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Thank you for your feedback. We are glad that your overall experience was positive and that you appreciated our extensive gin collection! We have recently reviewed our policy on vaping and now no longer allow it within the building but will be looking at additional...More

Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Amazing food. Very accommodating staff and child friendly venue. Will definitely go again and try their other menus.

Thank Brandon A
Cheryl P, Owner at The White Horse Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Thank you very much for your review. We hope to see you again very soon!

Reviewed 3 September 2017

Last visited nearly four years ago when I said we would return,. And we did. Family lunch to "celebrate" the end of the schools holidays. Goats cheese salad, ham, egg and chips x 2, and halloumi, pesto and pine nut salad all good, as were...More

Thank Alex450212
Cheryl P, Owner at The White Horse Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Thank you for your review. We are very glad that you chose to return and that you were pleased with the majority of the food. I'm not entirely sure what to make of your comment about "undistinguished fish and chips" but I'm glad that you...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Thanks to the staff and Cheryl for a great night, Pete loved it and the music food and beer were all fab. Lovely pub with a lovely atmosphere and a warm welcome to all the family.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Cheryl P, Owner at The White Horse Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Thank you for your lovely review. It was lovely to celebrate Pete's birthday with you. Everyone had a good time including the staff!

Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

We had the most brilliant party here to celebrate our wedding. Cheryl & Clare worked so hard at making it special. Clare decorated the Stable Room immaculately and made sure everything went smoothly. The chef Alex was fantastic, everyone commented on how great the buffet...More

Thank TinaMW1
Cheryl P, Owner at The White Horse Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Thank you so much for your review. It was an absolute pleasure to host your special day. As you know, Clare puts a lot of work into making sure that everything is just right and she was thrilled to see how happy you were with...More

Reviewed 17 July 2017

My sister and I called in here on our way home for a birthday meal, hadn't been for a very long time. I will certainly be going back. The food was extremely good and the staff were very friendly. I would definitely recommend it, we...More

Thank KarenJanehoggan
Cheryl P, Owner at The White Horse Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Thank you for your lovely review. We hope to see you again soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$40
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Private Dining, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 62 The Borough | Downton, Salisbury SP5 3LY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Salisbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1725 510408
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Description
The White Horse Inn welcomes you and your family to our historic pub and gardens. Whether visiting Salisbury or heading to the New Forest or South Coast we are ideally situated. Serving delicious meals 7 days a week, with thirst quenching local ales and a varied wine list we have something for everyone here at The White Horse Inn.
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