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The White Horse Harpenden

$$ - $$$, British,
Redbourn Lane | Hatching Green, Harpenden AL5 2JP, England
+44 1582 469290
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good24%
  • Average17%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (6 reviews)
“sunday roast” (16 reviews)
“risotto” (5 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Redbourn Lane | Hatching Green, Harpenden AL5 2JP, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Really lovely bar and restaurant. Well kept beer, great service and a nice menu and superb Sunday lunch! Extra Yorkshire puddings and roasts offered make it even better.

Thank Helen H
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Brilliant food, quick and friendly service and great atmosphere. Will deffo be back! We had the wild mushroom risotto which was very tasty and very well seasoned. Great location and very family/ dog friendly

Thank Michaela D
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Just enough without being overfaced, an offer of extra yorkies/ roast is the extra touch ! Great manager takes interest in his guests Perfect Sunday after a walk with the pup!

Thank minxyjw1
Reviewed 9 October 2017

This pub has it all, whether for a special meal, Sunday roast, breakfast or even just a relaxing drink, we love it. We are always made to feel so welcome when we visit which is most weeks and Jon and his truly wonderful team are...More

Thank Beverley O
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Wow, what a gem 💎 absolutely great food, great portions , really can't fault it here , really lovely staff too , set in the beautiful Hertfordshire countryside.

Thank Darcyknight64
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Visited on a Wednesday night which is ‘steak night’ although this just refers to the specials as the usual menu is also available. Food was very good and restaurant busy enough to have a good atmosphere. Service and staff were friendly and helpful.

Thank SallyRY
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Feels like they are feeling their way forward as pub restauranteurs, but they don't seem to have the full model working as yet - for instance the decor, whilst OK, is bit passé, and the specials blackboard the poor staff were carting around was frankly...More

Thank JustMyInterpretation
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Been a decent place for food for many years but truthfully never great that is until now... this is my second visit in recent weeks and the new menu is simply amazing.... The food is fresh and simply tasty ...the service is always top drawer...More

Thank Ravi B
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Great Lunch & lovely staff. Good size portions & no stinting on the potatoes. No complaints. Will def return.

Thank Sian S
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

I am honestly shocked to see such mixed reviews for the White Horse which is our favourite pub locally. We eat here regularly and the food is very good. On Sunday we had vegetarian roast lunch which was absolutely superb. Delicious roast potatoes, gravy, the...More

Thank thirtyHerts
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Questions & Answers
2 May 2017|
Response from Adele P | Reviewed this property |
Hi The menu is varied - you can have small or large plates from the starter menu - one of our group is on a diet and they put together smaller/ altered portion size (this was a Sunday) their week menu had lots more options... More
Hannah R
10 March 2017|
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Response from Suetxb | Reviewed this property |
Yes the do accommodate children
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 10:00 PM
9:30 AM - 11:00 PM
9:30 AM - 11:00 PM
9:30 AM - 11:00 PM
9:30 AM - 11:00 PM
9:30 AM - 11:00 PM
9:30 AM - 11:00 PM
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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