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Restaurant at The Exmoor White Horse Inn

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Exford, Exmoor National Park TA24 7PY, England
+44 1643 831229
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Bromley, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dined in the restaurant at this hotel twice during our visit and found the food very good. The meat was good quality and the portions were generous. Much of the food is locally sourced. The bar food is also very tasty and varied.

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Thank Mary B
PeterHendrie, Manager at Restaurant at The Exmoor White Horse Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for all your comments. We pride ourselves on offering quality food that offers both quality and value for money, whether it is in the Restaurant or the Bar and we have a dedicated team of both Front of House Staff and Chefs who go out of their way to ensure that all our customers leave here happy and... More 

Braintree, United Kingdom
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390 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

We booked a table at the bar area for our last night in the area and were impressed to see that there was a bar just for whiskies - 250 of them at least! It is a really lovely country pub with a lively atmosphere. Staff were overall friendly - although one was stressed as some of the locals were... More 

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Thank Michelle B
PeterHendrie, Manager at Restaurant at The Exmoor White Horse Inn, responded to this review

We were so pleased to read your comments and really hope we have the pleasure of welcoming you back in the future! More 

woolacombe
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

breakfast was basic and service was non existent -no point ordering the haddock etc as no one to take an order!

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Thank woolacombelocal
PeterHendrie, Manager at Restaurant at The Exmoor White Horse Inn, responded to this review

We are saddened to see that you felt the need to leave comments on both our Trip Advisor pages when we have already replied to the first review. For anyone reading this we will now publish a copy of the answer previously submitted:- We were sorry to hear that you were unhappy with your final bill but nothing was said... More 

Reading, England, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We stayed at the hotel and had several dinners and breakfasts there. We found the service to be good and the food excellent. Lots of local meat and beers on offer. The bar is very popular with the locals so can get busy. The food is not served as quickly as a fast food outlet but you are there to... More 

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Thank David M
PeterHendrie, Manager at Restaurant at The Exmoor White Horse Inn, responded to this review

Thank you. As you kindly pointed out, food is cooked to order but we do try to ensure that no one is kept waiting too long, whilst ensuring that everyone can enjoy the food and hospitality of The Exmoor White Horse Inn at an enjoyable leisurely pace. After all, quality should not be rushed but enjoyed! More 

Reigate, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

The scones were some of the best we've had. The service some of the slowest. So would be happy to suggest you a top here but only if time is on your side!

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Thank j0hnnyhc
PeterHendrie, Manager at Restaurant at The Exmoor White Horse Inn, responded to this review

We can only apologise for the slow service, that is not the norm but we can only assume you arrived at what was an exceptionally busy time - the last few weeks have been very busy here on Exmoor! We are simply please to hear that the quality of the food made up for the wait! More 

Cornwall -England
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Firstly, sorry to have to say this as we have been visiting the Exmoor White Horse Inn in the autumn for many years now, often with friends, to enjoy what always was an OUTSTANDING home cooked carvery, both in terms of quality, quantity and value, not to mention the wonderful welcome from the Chef, or 'Carver' Our last two visits... More 

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Thank Englishweekenders
PeterHendrie, Manager at Restaurant at The Exmoor White Horse Inn, responded to this review

For anyone reading this review who has never visited us here at The Exmoor White Horse Inn, we categorically state that this is in no way a true picture of how we operate, and for those who have visited us before, you will know straight away that these comments are not true. We have been trading here for over 30... More 

Witham, United Kingdom
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465 reviews
230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Great place for food. Superb setting and everything just looks and feels right. Food and staff superb and the ale... excellent

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Thank Graham P
PeterHendrie, Manager at Restaurant at The Exmoor White Horse Inn, responded to this review

What more can we say but a huge "Thank You" and please visit us again soon! More 

Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Firstly, I didn't actually eat in the restaurant, I ate in the bar; but I'm assuming the menu and the food is the same. Apologise if not. The bar has more oak beams than HMS Victory. Full of old photographs of hunting gentlemen and other hunting memorabilia. The bar menu is comprehensive and reasonably priced. I had two evening meals... More 

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Thank Michael W
PeterHendrie, Manager at Restaurant at The Exmoor White Horse Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for all your comments. Next time you visit, simply request gravy, it is available if requested, we will always try to meet our customers needs! Chefs Homemade Exmoor Venison Pie really is a must for anyone visiting, definitely one of our best sellers! We really hope to see you again in the future More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

lovely food and friendly staff steak was great and cooked to perfection looking forward to my return

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Thank Sharon T
PeterHendrie, Manager at Restaurant at The Exmoor White Horse Inn, responded to this review

And we look forward to welcoming you back! Thank you More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We went for the carvery but not much choice of vegetables, green beans, carrots and swede. No roast parsnips, just roast potatoes and mashed potatoes. The only friendly team member we meet was Vince, he was very jolly and made us feel very welcome. The bar man made us feel it was a problem to serve us.

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Thank Eileen J
PeterHendrie, Manager at Restaurant at The Exmoor White Horse Inn, responded to this review

Please accept our sincere apologies for the lack of a welcome that you received here yesterday, this is most unusual as we are regularly praised for our hospitality and all the staff working the lunchtime shift have been made aware of your comments as this is not acceptable. We are also sorry to hear that you were disappointed with the... 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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Exford, Exmoor National Park TA24 7PY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Exmoor National Park  >  Exford
  • Phone Number: +44 1643 831229

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?