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The White Horse

$$ - $$$, British,
St. James Street | Castle Hill Road, Dover CT16 1QD, England
+44 1304 213066
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (22 reviews)
“stew” (7 reviews)
“sunday roast” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
St. James Street | Castle Hill Road, Dover CT16 1QD, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stayed over night in Dover. Found the White Horse. Loveleh place. Good cider and great food. Staff were really friendly. Even chef come out to say hello. If you’re in Dover.......GO TO THE WHITE HORSE!!!

2  Thank Howard C
Reviewed 1 week ago

In an old bulding with history is a pub with nice atmosphere. The guests are between 20 - 70. Unique and entertaining are the comments of the channel swimmers on walls. Great beer selection, friendly and good service and the food is delicious! We were...More

2  Thank Jim_Knopff
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this pub! Whenever I’m in Dover I always visit and always get a warm welcome from Stu, Jules and their staff. Their food is downright yummy, the drinks flow, and the service is always with a smile. If you’re in Dover for whatever...More

2  Thank Melanie H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came with a friend after work to relax and have a nice drink, previously I had only come for a roast dinner. Because it was sunny, we made our way outside to the hidden garden at the back which is beautiful and full of...More

2  Thank SparklyCullen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We called in for a drink and some food, greeted by very friendly staff. Table for six for our evening meal and everyone was very happy with there food. Stu let us sign the channel relay book and even asked us for a photo. Would...More

2  Thank Martin H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food amazing gins All served with a smile Friendly atmosphere no fighting shouting or lairyness which enables us to bring our 5 month baby with us

2  Thank Aranaley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting old building beautifully decorated. Lovely atmosphere and excellent food.. Varied menu with vegetarian options and lovely puddings.

1  Thank carolR9491IW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the oldest surviving eating establishments in Dover. Whilst much of historic Dover was wiped out by German shelling and bombing the White Horse pub/restaurant has survived. It is also the "In-Place" for Channel swimmers and many names and crossing times are...More

1  Thank PaulFabia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a very lovely meal here last Sunday 29th October , would highly recommend , little gem in Dover , service outstanding

1  Thank tami h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What would you need when you come to a small town like Dover solo to celebrate your birthday? Cozy, warm, friendly and nice place to sit, have a drink, have a delicious food and great company. White horse was just like this! Almost like at...More

1  Thank aistedanute
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Questions & Answers
17 July 2017|
Response from JFC01 | Property representative |
Hi, there is a payable car park adjacent to us at The Sports Centre.
Andrei V
1 July 2017|
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Response from Peter D | Reviewed this property |
You are attending in a popular period, I would certainly contact them to book.
Chris T
24 October 2016|
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Response from JFC01 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Yes of course, dogs are very welcome.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$14
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St. James Street | Castle Hill Road, Dover CT16 1QD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Dover
  • Phone Number: +44 1304 213066
The oldest Pub in Dover, original building c 1365. Channel Swimmers' pub - if you are a successful English Channel Swimmer please sign our wall to record your achievement. Good pub food and real ales. Patio Garden.
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