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The White Horse

$$ - $$$, British,
The Green, Bearsted, Maidstone ME14 4DL, England
+44 1622 738365
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good27%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
The Green, Bearsted, Maidstone ME14 4DL, England
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1 - 10 of 908 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Everything about the restaurants food is great! The staff let it down a lot. I have now been 3 times for the food and every single time i have walked in and waited at the desk for around 10-15 minutes for someone to even acknowledge...More

Thank Cameron B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in on the off chance of a Sunday lunch. Staff were extremely attentive, friendly and chatty. Pub with great character, ample car-parking and lovely ambience. The food was beautifully presented and extremely good value for money. I cannot wait to return when the Juliet...More

Thank Dee S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a three course lunch with a friend. The portions were good sizes. The staff were very attentive as I am gluten free and they were very knowledgeable on what I could order. I felt the food was reasonably priced. My husband loved the...More

Thank Laura L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a meal on a Thursday day night. Food was nice and the service was good. We were served by Kerry who offered a premium service. There were a few problems with are meal with regards to what menu we could order from. But the...More

Thank RussellCoulter
General Manager A, Manager at The White Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Russell thanks so for the review I will pass on.your comments to the team. glad they were able to sort out the issue with the menu I will look into that, many thanks

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice setting, good menu and great tasting food. Experience was let down as there seemed to be a staff shortage. The restaurant and bar area was only about 1/4 full, but chefs were delivering food to tables and the drinks we ordered when we started...More

Thank nfosterweb
General Manager A, Manager at The White Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi I can only apologise for the poor service due to lack of team on our part we will endeavour to deliver a better service in future and if the situation ever arrives again where we seem short will communicate this to our guests and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been several times now both lunchtime and early dinner. Service can't be faulted really for this level of pub/restaurant. Food was generally above average with good choices as were wines and beers. Parking adequate and generally a pleasurable experience.

Thank cgreen08
General Manager A, Manager at The White Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi lovely to hear we got it spot on for you we do try out beat to deliver a great experience, I will pass on your comments to the team they will be pleased many thanks

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I visited this restaurant one weekday evening. the service was really good and the food was something else! It is a nice and quite local establishment. My girlfriend had the fillet steak whilst I had the pork belly and both were amazed...More

Thank Craig L
General Manager A, Manager at The White Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Craig L thanks for the comments the team.will be please to hear you had a great time we are due to have a refurb soon so hope to see you after many thanks

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed a late afternoon meal here with my aunt last week. We meet up every few months and this restaurant is our favourite midway meeting venue. The standard of the food we were served was excellent, the butternut squash and beetroot tart was amazing,...More

Thank louiserussell69
General Manager A, Manager at The White Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Louise I will pass on.your comments to the team they will be pleased, including Phil! keep an eye on the FB page and website for more great deals there always being posted hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we arrived, it wasn't too busy and we were seated quickly. The waiter was very prompt. The food was amazing. I had the spit roasted chicken. It was a bit dry but was nice with the red wine jus. However, we had to wait...More

Thank Angel3634
General Manager A, Manager at The White Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, thanks for the review we will look closer at our speed of service, thank you for bringing this to my attention, we look forward to seeing you again soon and hope your next visit is a 5 star many thanks

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've given The White Horse a good review a year ago as it was my first time to eat there and it gave me a sense of happiness. This time, I'm not happy with the experience we had at the White Horse. Considering today is...More

Thank Avon R
General Manager A, Manager at The White Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

hi Avon R its a shame you could not have expressed your thoughts on the day as these could have been rectified or looked into with the team that were working on the day and an apology given for the devastating service provided. however your...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:30
Thursday
12:00 - 23:30
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Green, Bearsted, Maidstone ME14 4DL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Maidstone  >  Bearsted
  • Phone Number: +44 1622 738365
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Description
An idyllic retreat set in beautiful country house-style surroundings, The White Horse - Maidstone serves a menu of gourmet European recipes. Trained in high-class cookery schools in Spain and Italy, the chefs bring a wealth of experience, and demonstrate knowledge of a breadth of classic and complex cooking techniques. Partnering with Rothschild wine merchants, guests can choose a bottle from the well-stocked cellar.
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