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The White Hart - Otley

Main Street, Pool in Wharfedale, Otley, LS21 1LH +44 1134279347

((((* British
Main course: £12
Food spend: £28
Opening hours
Monday to Thursday: 11:00 - 22:00
Friday & Saturday: 11:00 - 22:30
Sunday: 11:00 - 21:00

The staff were extremely friendly and the food was delicious would 100% go back and can't wait to try more of their delicious food!

Katie Mahoney 22 September 2016
from Leeds

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With a spacious beer garden for open-air dining, The White Hart – Otley is a refurbished gastro pub serving a selection of modern British dishes. Inside, guests can warm themselves by roaring log fireplaces as they enjoy a refreshing drink or tuck into a traditional Sunday roast.

With chefs given the opportunity to train at cookery schools in Spain and Italy, The White Hart menu features modern signature recipes made using the finest available ingredients. As well as creative daily-changing specials, favourites include king prawn, crab and chorizo linguine, or spit-roasted chicken with lemon & garlic confit. A kids’ menu and Sunday roasts also feature, and desserts include rich vanilla and chocolate gelato with home-baked cookies.

The result of a treasured partnership with Rothschild wine merchants, the cellar showcases many fine wines, while token real ales and premium spirits are found at The White Hart bar. Nostalgic British nibbles and eclectic sharing platters bursting with international flavours offer more laidback dining.

The White Hart – Otley is just a 5-minute drive from Weeton Rail Station.

The White Hart - Otley

Main Street, Pool in Wharfedale, Otley, LS21 1LH

Contact +44 1132037862
Reservations +44 1134279347

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4 ((((* (based on 20 reviews)
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  • romantic (6)
  • al fresco (5)
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  • large parties (5)
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  • ((((* 22 September 2016 by Katie Mahoney from Leeds

    The staff were extremely friendly and the food was delicious would 100% go back and can't wait to try more of their delicious food!

  • (((** 26 August 2016 by Eddie from Leeds

    Lovely menu with some interesting choices. Very well presented. Good choice of wines and pleasant atmosphere in a rustic surrounding including outside tables in good weather.

    Only concerns were the service; too few staff on duty - had to wait 30 mins for 1st drink at our (pre booked) table which was disappointing as it was a birthday celebration and we had to keep asking. No wine menu offered until asked twice. Drinks took a while to appear as did our bottle of wine - we had an apology but the reason being " we are busy" is not good enough really?. Staff worked really hard - and with a smile on their face- so no criticism of their efforts but this place, when full, needs much more waiting and bar staff. It was a mid week evening so cannot imagine how Fridays/weekends are managed.

  • ((((( 13 August 2016 by Anne Lathey from Leeds

    Five stars for everything from the five of us who dined here.
    Every waiter/waitress we saw and came into contact with were young student types. So helpful, polite and it soon became obvious they had been trained to a very high standard.
    The food was first class and an excellent choice to suit all tastes.
    We will return.

  • ((((* 8 August 2016 by Peter Gibbs from Leeds

    Very nice experience. Always enjoy it. Only criticism was that my wife's lamb rump was a bit chewy and she says she would not order gain.

    The staff are really nice and very friendly.

  • ((((( 5 August 2016 by Glenis Burns from Bradford

    Good service staff were very friendly and extremely helpful. Everyone enjoyed the food the quality and presentation of the food was excellent.

  • ((((* 27 July 2016 by Helen from Harrogate

    Really nice place to dine and good atmosphere. The food once again didn't disappoint. Both the main course and dessert were excellent though slightly pricy. Coffees took rather long to arrive and Luke warm but was noted and quickly replaced. Dined early and service was good.

  • (**** 19 July 2016 by Martin Croxen from Leeds

    Very poor experience. Service was very slow and chaotic. Food when it eventually arrived was average at best. Staff were friendly and professional enough but organisation was chaos.

  • ((((* 16 July 2016 by Cathryn Dixon from Leeds

    Many dishes not available at 7.30pm which is pretty early for a midweek booking.

  • ((*** 10 May 2016 by Molly Rhodes from Leeds

    It's a lovely place and the food was great but oh dear the service was terrible !!! The girl was pleasant but didn't have much idea about service and we constantly had to ask for drinks and even to order our food . Then to top it she never came near us to ask if we wanted a desert or coffees. I went to ask who was in charge and there was no one I could address my concerns !! So overall very disappointing . We were given a £10 discount but that wasn't the point . We have eaten there many times and never like that but it could be a while before we go back . You certainly need to look at you staffing structure and have someone front of house , managing.

  • ((((* 3 April 2016 by Barbara Garmston from Leeds

    Food excellent but the service was poor.

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