The White Hart
Situated squarely opposite the village green, this is now part of the Beefeater chain. Apparently built in 1206, the White Hart has been an inn for a considerable period of time. Indeed although it has been considerably enlarged and modernised over the years, to provide a comfortable restaurant area, as well as several bar area, the whole place feels steeped in history, and it is claimed that both Queen Elizabeth I and Queen Victoria stayed here in their time.
The food is standard Beefeater fare, which is generally good without being spectacular, and if you are looking for a restaurant to suit the whole family without breaking the bank, then this is probably it. Kids are well catered for, both in the menu and the way that they are treated, with high chairs and picture books on hand for those that need them. The waitresses are typically mature ladies that have seen it all in their time, and are exceptionally welcoming and patient.
If you're just out for a drink in a quiet pub, then you can find crooks and nannies to hide in away from the madding crowd. The booze on offer is the standard fare - I'll have to go back again soon to check the quality....
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