The White Horse is a quintessential 17th century English coaching inn set on the eastern side of the Cotswolds in the charming village of Duns Tew. With original flagstone floors, beams and real fire, The White Horse has a relaxed and friendly atmosphere making it the perfect place to enjoy a drink or meal with friends. The White Horse has been greeting travellers for the last three hundred years.
Plenty of attractions can be reached from The White Horse, including the city of Dreaming Spires – Oxford, the wondrous countryside of Oxfordshire, Britain’s greatest palace – Blenheim Palace, Christ Church College, Ashmolean Museum and retail heaven Bicester Village.
The White Horse has a welcoming bar and
restaurant area, compete with original flagstone floors, exposed beams and a real wood-burning fire. The bar has 3 ale pumps, all ran on a ‘guest ale’ basis, changing seasonally and monthly. They represent some of the best award winning ales from around the country and there is always something new to try on every visit. Their experience barman can also rustle you up an indulgent cocktail, if that’s what you’d prefer.
Beyond the bar is the atmospheric restaurant – the menu changes daily but you can expect dishes such as braised lamb shoulder, home smoked salmon and leek and gruyere tart. The White Horse pride themselves on using incredible British produce. Whole animals and fish are butchered and prepared on site every day, and paired with ingredients so good they really speak for themselves. This allows them to use produce local to the area and representational of their season
The charming Cotswolds inn opens its arms to walkers, dogs, foodies and families and after a delicious meal, there isn’t too far to walk to rest. The White Horse has eleven en-suite rooms, all stylish and delightful, decorated with down-feather pillows and tartan wool throws. The rooms look onto the terrace gardens, have free WiFi, heating, a flat-screen TV, tea and coffee-making facilities. After a peaceful nights sleep, the made to order breakfast is certainly worth getting up for.