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The White Horse Smokehouse & Grill

$$ - $$$, British,
23 High Street, Steyning BN44 3YE, England
+44 1903 814084
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (19 reviews)
“macaroons” (9 reviews)
“calves liver” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
23 High Street, Steyning BN44 3YE, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I ordered the cod fillet with white wine sauce. It was supposed to come with baby carrots which they forgot. The cod was very small, in fact the whole dish was very small. When I spend £15 on a meal, I don't expect to leave...More

Thank Riadigur
WhiteHorseSmokehouse, Owner at The White Horse Smokehouse & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Very many thanks for taking the time to write this review for us, we really do appreciate all feedback from our valued clients. I am extremely sorry that, on this occasion, you were not entirely satisfied with your meal here. I would like it if...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

We eat here on a very regular basis. The food and service have always been first rate. Last night (Friday), we arrived at around 7pm for an 8pm table booking. The pub was busy, with a good atmosphere, although there were a few teenagers nursing...More

Thank g s
WhiteHorseSmokehouse, Owner at The White Horse Smokehouse & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Very many thanks for taking the time to write a review for The White Horse in Steyning. I am delighted that you found your meals to be as excellent as always. I am extremely sorry that you witnessed that unfortunate and very isolated incident last...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

We went for a quiet meal on Saturday evening having wandered past earlier in the day. The restaurant is in a more modern part of the building to the main bar, but it's very nicely done. It wasn't busy, perhaps because it was a wet...More

1  Thank Alistair B
WhiteHorseSmokehouse, Owner at The White Horse Smokehouse & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

I was delighted to wake up today and read such a wonderful review of The White Horse in Steyning , thanks so very much for your feedback. It is great to read that you enjoyed all your menu choices, but you wil have to come...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staying nearby for a birthday party,surprised by the modern interior. Well staffed by helpful young team. We had late lunch food high quality and well prepared reasonable priced good selection of beers and wines. Very busy for a wet Saturday afternoon if we are in...More

1  Thank steven w
WhiteHorseSmokehouse, Owner at The White Horse Smokehouse & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Steven - thank you so very much for taking the time to write this kind review for The White Horse in Steyning. I have passed your comments to my entire team, they were deighted to hear that you were pleased with the service they gave...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An old building modernised to a high standard. The meal we had was well presented , and served by very pleasant staff. A very enjoyable experience.More

1  Thank craftworker
WhiteHorseSmokehouse, Owner at The White Horse Smokehouse & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for sparing the time to write such a kind review of The White Horse in Steyning. I have told my team how impressed you were, they are very pleased to have your feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back in...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Whites for dinner recently with friends. Service was great & our waitress was very friendly & attentive. Even when we went through to the busy bar area she offered to get us a drink rather than queuing at the bar which was a...More

Thank Lucy G
WhiteHorseSmokehouse, Owner at The White Horse Smokehouse & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Lucy - many thanks for taking the time to write this review for us, we really do appreciate you making the effort. I am very pleased to read that the service and starters were great for you, but I apologise that the main courses...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Since changing hands we hadn't re visited as our last time 3 years prior, was very disappointing to say the least. However this time under the new owners no complaints at all, other than a little too hot inside soon remedied by turning the radiator...More

1  Thank ConsortiaChris
WhiteHorseSmokehouse, Owner at The White Horse Smokehouse & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so very much for writing such a delightful review of The White Horse in Steyning. I have shared it with all my team who really appreciated all your positive feedback. You are totally correct that we keep our menu fairly select and small....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here for an evening meal and was very impressed. My only regret is that I wasn’t feeling 100% so couldn’t finish my meal, but it means we will definitely go back again soon. While we waited for our starter, the waitress bought us...More

1  Thank jaynelouise1
WhiteHorseSmokehouse, Owner at The White Horse Smokehouse & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

How lovely to read such a great review of The White Horse, thanks so very much for your time spent on it. It is great to read that your party really enjoyed all their chosen menu choices, I have told my chefs how much you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The menu seemed a little limited for me - with lots of choices accompanied by mashed potato, of which I am not a fan. Some of our choices were not available so a disappointing start as we were early eve. However we made our choices,...More

Thank Ashburnian
WhiteHorseSmokehouse, Owner at The White Horse Smokehouse & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so very much for finding the time to write this review for us. I apologise for the delay with my reply but I had a few days away from the business. I have passed on your comments regarding the truffles to our wonderful team...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited today for lunch with our family including 2 toddlers so 6 in all. Greeted quickly by a lovely waitress and seated, Plenty to choose from on menu also a express lunch menu too. We all chose steak pie but unfortunately only 2 left !!...More

1  Thank donald p
WhiteHorseSmokehouse, Owner at The White Horse Smokehouse & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Donald - thanks so very much for taking the time to write this review for The White Horse. I am delighted to read that you chose our restaurant for a birthday treat, it is always nice when we have the opportnity to celebrate with our...More

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Rebecca D
1 July 2017|
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Response from WhiteHorseSmokehouse | Property representative |
Hello Rebecca D, We serve food From 12 - 9.30pm Mon to Sun Hope This Helps. Regards Craig
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Fuzzydacious
26 May 2017|
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Response from Gordonluff1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Dogs are always welcome.
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Fuzzydacious
26 May 2017|
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Response from Christina D |
Yes in the bar area and garden, just not the resturant but you can eat in those places
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 High Street, Steyning BN44 3YE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Steyning
  • Phone Number: +44 1903 814084
  • E-mail
Description
Nestled in the lush, green South Downs, close to the busier towns of Brighton and Hove is The White Horse Smokehouse & Grill in Steyning - a picturesque grammar school town and one time home to Laurence Olivier. Decorated in a contemporary classic style and boasting a large verandah covered with huge parasols on which to enjoy views of the countryside as you dine, The White Horse is welcoming and unpretentious, with excellent, friendly service. The restaurants varied menu combines creativity with more traditional comfort style food using top quality local ingredients for a real flavour of your surroundings.
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