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Visited in a Sunday Lunch. Called to book in advance as could be quite busy on a Sunday, we were... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Hertford, United Kingdom
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Oldest Pub in Dover, est 1365. Very busy Pub, meals are large, hot and very yummy. Need to make a... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
Tauranga, New Zealand
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St. James Street, Dover CT16 1QF, England
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All reviews channel swimmers the pub oldest pub walls are covered wide range of drinks sunday lunch an absolute gem my other half lovely staff bar staff signatures gins swam pint ales achievement swum
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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Visited in a Sunday Lunch. Called to book in advance as could be quite busy on a Sunday, we were advised that they wouldn’t be serving Sunday roast in the summer which didn’t bother us. We order sausage and mash for the OF and I...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank RachaelH1643
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

A very popular pub with good food. We arrived at 5.30pm and there were no tables left in the restaurant and only a few in the bar. We did manage to eat but we were there an hour before the meal arrived. This was down...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Oldest Pub in Dover, est 1365. Very busy Pub, meals are large, hot and very yummy. Need to make a booking as there are limited tables available. Staff are very nice just rushed off there feet.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank pacificgun
Reviewed 10 July 2018

A fab little pub that far exceeds expectations. Brilliant food - the best vegan chilli I have yet had - and lovely hosting. And 40 different gins.....! Highly recommended.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank bernxx
Reviewed 6 July 2018

We popped in here for a few drinks one evening. Service was good and the outside seating areas was really nice. Drinks were reasonable prices. It's a shame we were not allowed to sit outside for longer (neighbours have complained about the noise).

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank SuzyC252
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Famous as the watering hole of channel swimmers and the oldest pub in Dover. We stopped for drinks on this occasion but will be returning for a lunch later in the year. The service was very good at the bar from helpful friendly staff. The...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank lobster64
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

The pub walls are filled with the names, dates and time it took people to swim the English Channel. Fascinating reading while having your drink and food. Drinks were reasonably priced £3.80 for a pint. The fish burger (made with smoked haddock and mozzarella cheese)...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank yss97
Reviewed 2 April 2018

This pub is owned by one of the friendliest landlords I have met, he is born and bred in Dover and this pub he has been waiting to get for years it is packed most nights and it is a mecca for ALL Channel swimmers...More

3  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

The White Horse is a wonderful place to stop. They have multiple local ales on tap and very friendly service as well as free WiFi. The kitchen was closed the night we were there, but the hospitality is unmatched. One neat think about this historic...More

3  Thank 958ryanh
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Let’s start this by saying this is the best pub I’ve ever been to in Dover. Hands down. They have a brilliant bar with huge choice and an excellent selection of gin and tonics (over 30 different gins to choose from!) They allow dogs into...More

3  Thank Hesbells
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Christine V
3 July 2018|
Response from JFC01 | Property representative |
Hi Christine, there is a public car park adjacent to us at the back of the Sports Centre. It is free from 5pm but can be rather busy around that time with folk going to the sports centre; however, clears around 7pm.....