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The White Horse Harpenden

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Redbourn Lane | Hatching Green, Harpenden AL5 2JP, England
+44 1582 469290
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Today
09:30 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 09:30 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 09:30 - 23:00
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St Albans, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We used the lovely private dining room upstairs which is beautifully decorated and houses a large square table seating up to 14 people. We had to pre order and there were no hiccups with this except for an extra free starter dish we managed to acquire. Service was attentive but not intrusive and it was lovely to be in our... More 

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Thank CJH70
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A warm and cosy establishment with an excellent restaurant. The place to be on a cold winter's day, a roaring log fire and a nice glass of wine. Very friendly and helpful staff which contributes greatly to the ambience of the place. Frequented by the local population and indeed those from afar, a real find for both food and drink.

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Thank Enda S
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a lovely pub / restaurant. Excellent for sitting outside with dogs. They even have dog biscuits in the bar. I have been at breakfast, lunchtime and in the evening and have enjoyed it all.

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Thank Shirley O
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here on a cold, winter afternoon and scored a spot right next to the fire. The atmosphere was great! Ordered a veggie board and it was amazing!! Only criticism is I would love to see more veggie options on the menu.

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Thank Cassie M
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friends and i came in for a birthday celebration on monday and the food was delicious and the staff were amazing making our girl feel so special! Il be deffinatley coming back with the family!

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Thank nicholleashley
Harpenden, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went in recently for a family meal with my grandma and loved it. The food tasted amazing and the service was great. Couldn't recommend it enough, will definitely go back again!

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Thank emmalouise37
Watford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went in for my daughters birthday, a bit of a wait on food as expected over this season but the service dint feel rushed and they made a huge fuss for my daughter. she loved it and we all had an excellent time. Even got some £15 off voucher for our return. Must check out for yourself, lovely fireplace around... More 

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Thank PFmatt
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just average very overpriced food, will never eat there again. We ordered a roast it felt like not home cooked!

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1 Thank Guillaume n
Blackwater, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lunch for three. Couldn't eat half the fish cake as a two inch hair was discovered half-way through. Most of the roast lamb was OK but the lamb itself was all fat and gristle and inedible. I asked for English mustard and was presented with a jar of old dried out mustard with "bits" of food in it where others... More 

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St Albans, United Kingdom
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173 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have now been here four times due to family in area and every time it's had its faults but the last visit was just pretty useless. The food was just not great for the money. My starter and an average steak with sides cost £42 before any drinks and the quality was not there. Asked for med rare and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 22:00
Monday
09:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:30 - 23:00
Thursday
09:30 - 23:00
Friday
09:30 - 23:00
Saturday
09:30 - 23:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?