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£61
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Overlooking the Salthouse Marshes, this celebrated coastal pub occupies a “dreamy” and “magical” location, from which it offers a menu centred around “outstanding” local seafood; “nothing tops sitting on the deck, looking out over the water and eating incredibly fresh oysters”.

Summary

£56
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Impeccably fresh and delicious fish, especially the oysters and mussels – and a great view to match” sums up the appeal of a coastal pub that’s “so different from most, with a real Norfolk twist”. “What could be better on a summer’s evening than supper here, sitting outside on the terrace?”.

Summary

£56
   ££
3
Good
4
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4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Impeccably fresh and delicious fish, especially the oysters and mussels – and a great view to match” sums up the appeal of a coastal pub that’s “so different from most, with a real Norfolk twist”. “What could be better on a summer’s evening than supper here, sitting outside on the terrace?”.

Summary

£54
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“What more could you ask for? The freshest of local fish cooked well and served in a lovely restaurant looking out on the best view of the north Norfolk coast”. That’s the appeal of this “unbeatable” and much commented-on coastal pub, with modern dining conservatory.

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Restaurant details

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The White Horse Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The White Horse Restaurant in PE31, Brancaster Staithe by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The White Horse restaurant.
Heather Q
We drove 2 hours to enjoy another delicious...
Reviewed 16 days ago

"We drove 2 hours to enjoy another delicious lunch yesterday. I had a double Portabello Road Gin with FT Tonic Water [£10.30], my partner enjoyed 2 x 175ml Touraine Joel Sauv Blanc [£15.00]. He throughly enjoyed 6 natural Oysters [£19.00] and I loved 3 Scallops with a delicious panic topping and Seasalt [£16.00]. We both chose the Whole Flat Fish [megrin sole] £52.00] and we finished the meal with 2 flat white coffees [£6.40]. Total bill was £118.70. Although not a cheap lunch by any means, once a year we drive up to The White Horse as the food and service are second to none. The restaurant and bar were both busy and also lots of outside tables were taken too."

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Steven B
We came for the location and that was above...
Reviewed 2 months, 5 days ago

"We came for the location and that was above expectations with an amazing view over the water. Our hopes for the food were a bit disappointed. First we had not booked and were greeted by the bar staff who said no problem just go through; the restaurant staff were snootier, sucking of teeth and looking at their computer. Eventually took us to a back table (well elevated for the view) across an almost totally empty restaurant. Ah well we though, it looks as though they are sold out which is a good sign - in fact they weren't and there were at least 5 tables free all the time. They could have tried harder or with more grace. Delicious asparagus with duck egg starter boded well. Crab linguini had plenty of crab certainly but the sauce was far too wet and pasta slightly over-cooked. Skate wing was tasty but a bit oily; decent vegetables. Wine prices fair and an excellent Muscat dessert wine we recommend. Service was prompt and solicitous. Overall, much better than a pub meal but not good enough for a reason to come back - except for the view. PS Bread is a £5 extra...."

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£10.00 £19.50 £3.00 £7.50
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £22.00
Filter Coffee £2.80
Extras  
Service 12.50%
Main Rd, Brancaster Staithe, PE31 8BY
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑9 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑9 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑9 pm
Thursday12 pm‑9 pm
Friday12 pm‑9 pm
Saturday12 pm‑9 pm
Sunday12 pm‑9 pm

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