White Horse (M&B) | Oxford, Oxfordshire
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White Horse (M&B)
Good based on 23 ratings
Type: Bar

52 Broad Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire England OX1 3BB [ print map ]
01865 204 801


Hours: Normal Licensing Hours

Taps: ~6 | Bottles: N.A.

White Horse (M&B)

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23 reviews for White Horse (M&B)
 Ambiance  85%
 Service  69%
 Selection  56%
 Food  68%
 Value  72%
 Overall  70%
 Rating  73%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub  (705) Banbury, England | November 22, 2014
Nov í14 Rating 62. Always a very touristy pub, it is on just about on every walking tour. Little in the way of anything unusual on the beer front but the atmosphere is cracking.
Rating 70. The White Horse is making a comeback in terms of beer. The boring old range is being replaced with interesting guests and the whole pub has blossomed again because of it.Small and cramped but packed with character, a must now on any Oxford tour.
Updated Dec í12 - This remains a very characterful pub, very popular and tight, particularly around the bar. It is certainly a must visit for people new to Oxford for its ambiance and location.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 12/20
olsvammel  (169) ÷rebro, Sweden | August 8, 2014
Visited in June 2014. A couple of interesting cask ales to try here. A very small pub with low ceilings. I heard it is part of a tour so could be allot of tourists here.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
jorge76  (213) , Italy | July 17, 2014
Visited several time over the years and this is my favourite pub in Oxford .. I know there are better pubs with bigger selection but I always met nice people in here thatís why I have this special feel for it .. Long and narrow itís better come here in the middle afternoon when you can sit at the bar ..
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
VincentKabel  (28) Haarlem, Netherlands | February 14, 2014
Really nice pub in the centre of Oxford. Nice ambiance (traditional) and a nice selection of (local) beers. Food is ok and traditional pub-food. A good tip for whoever goes to oxford and is in search of a place to take a break.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
BlackHaddock  (437) , England | December 17, 2013
If you like your pubs long and thin youíll love this place: if you donít like crowds and enjoy you own space, youíll hate this place. You step down into a wide corridor someone turned into a pub some years back. We liked it as we forced our way towards the rear once Iíd managed to order the round for the 6 of us on our crawl (23rd Nov 2013). I couldnít really see much because of the masses but it looked twee and nicely attired. There was a picture of the 1923 Wembley crowd with the íWhite Horseí and a Cask Ale in his name íBillieí, I had a pint of it!
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 3/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
BOSSbrewer  (124) Arkansas | October 6, 2013
Decent place. Beer was disappointing, though, even by British standards. Numbers of bland session beers. Nothing out of the ordinary.
Beershine  (850) The Sunshine State, Florida | July 23, 2013
We did a nice crawl of town and this was my favorite pub, atmospherically. If you like yours tight and cozy then you might agree. The patronage was varied, and didnít feel as obnoxiously touristy as most. The beers were in top form, but itís not a "ticker" pub. They donít play music, either. Which adds rather than detracts from the atmosphere.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
Fin  (798) Merton, Oxfordshire, England, England | April 2, 2012
Another regular on any Oxford jaunt and whilst the beer choice maybe a little limited compared to some, you will almost always find one of the Shotover beers are on offer and in cracking nick. This really is one of the most cosy and welcoming pubs in the centre, just the sort of pub that deserves a visit on a cold winters day. The big table by the window is my favourite. It can and usually does get very busy but it really is worth popping into. Great pub, good service and very central.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
Boudicca  (1035) London, England | February 22, 2012| Updated February 25, 2012
A nice down to earth pub in the city centre with a small range of craft beers. The White Horse is almost opposite the Sheldonian Theatre in the centre of Oxford. The beer range isnít huge but there are a few to choose from. The pub is entered down steps and anyone over about 5 feet needs to bend their head to get in safely. This is appropriate because it also has a low ceiling and itís quite a down to earth place. We sat at a large scrubbed pine table in the window. Iíd have liked to survey the scene from the one small round table in a little gallery at the back but it was already occupied. Itís almost impossible to go in a pub in Oxford without coming across Morse and Lewis (it seems this is what Oxford is famous for, in addition to its being an important seat of learning) and the White Horse is no different. There are several mementos here - amongst others, a 2010 photograph of a smiling woman flanked by Lewis (Kevin Whatley) and Hathaway (Laurence Fox), an old black and white photo of Morse (John Thaw) and a very young Lewis plus a couple of colour photos of John Thaw. (Visited 7 January 2012).
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 14/20
wellinformed  (10) , England | April 2, 2011
Always love this little gem of a pub, very cosy, friendly and busy. An absolute must visit when in Oxford

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