The 'lovely' family pub near Coventry serving burgers, curries and fish and chips

The White Horse pub in Balsall Common
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Summer is here and whether it's the weekend, a Bank Holiday or just a nice day after work, we're all looking for somewhere to go. But fear not, as Coventry has a range of pubs where you can indulge in a hearty meal and a cooling pint with friends and family.

One pub near Coventry has been described as an 'accommodating place' which is 'nicely styled' and offers 'great food'. The White Horse on Kenilworth Road in Balsall Common is a family-friendly pub that boasts of serving 'excellent pub food and beverages' at 'remarkable value'.

It is well-rated on Tripadvisor, with diners calling it 'lovely'. And the menu offers pub classics such as a full English, burgers and fish and chips.

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The pub has a 4-star rating on Tripadvisor, with other ratings including food (4/5), service (4/5), value (3.5/5) and atmosphere (4/5). The establishment also has a 4.1-star rating on Google reviews.

Phil H said: "The White Horse understands what great customer service is. I asked if they would prepare a bespoke meal for our 20th anniversary as a surprise for my wife and they delivered for us.

"They also designed a lovely menu, dressed the table and everything was just perfect. A big thank you from a very satisfied customer."

Tracy S said: "We had a very big family gathering and needed a large space. We had a room to ourselves and it was just perfect.

"I can’t fault anything. All the staff were friendly and very helpful. The pub itself is lovely and has a really nice atmosphere."

Another diner added: "Booked a table for Sunday lunch and I ordered the super roast. It was incredible, and the two gentlemen at the bar were extremely friendly and inviting. Thanks for the great night."

The White Horse offers a range of deals throughout the week such as:

  • Lunch with a drink for £7.99, Monday to Friday from 12pm-3pm

  • 2-4-1 burgers every Monday

  • Kids eat free during the May-half term holiday

  • Curry and a drink for £10 every Wednesday from 5pm

  • Two super plates for £25 every Saturday

  • £15 Fizz Galanti Prosecco every day from 12pm-8pm

Bosses say the pub is 'bright and modern' with framed pictures, leather seating, open shelves, and a global menu. They call it the 'perfect spot' for a day out with the kids, and whether you're craving a big meal or a quick snack, the menu has 'something for everyone'.

Here's what's on offer on the menu at The White Horse:

  • Big Texan Burger - beef burger with mozzarella sticks, streaky bacon, onion rings, and BBQ sauce. £16.00

  • Beer-Battered Fish & Chips - with garden peas and tartare sauce. £12.50

  • Honey-Roast Ham, Egg & Chips - with pineapple. £14.50

  • Tikka Naan Flatbread - topped with onion bhaji and mint yoghurt. £5.00

  • Hot Chick Burger - crispy southern fried chicken with cheddar cheese, jalapeños, spicy buffalo sauce, and garlic mayo. £14.50

  • All-day English Breakfast - bacon, sausage, fried eggs, baked beans, chunky chips, roasted tomato and mushroom. £13.00

Sports fans are also in for a treat, as the pub showcases all the action on Sky Sports and TNT Sports. With a summer of sport on the way, there should be plenty of keep sport fans entertained.

Where to find The White Horse:

  • Location: Kenilworth Rd, Balsall Common, Coventry CV7 7DT

  • Opening times: 12pm-11pm Monday to Saturday, 12pm-10pm Sunday

  • Bookings: To make a booking, visit The White Horse website.

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