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SOUPS and STARTERSFRENCH ONION - 4.75
The enduring traditional crock of heart warming soup, topped with a toasted crouton under a mound of melted gruyere.
SIRLOIN CHILI - 7.50
The ultimate chili, served in a crock with onions, peppers, tomatoes, kidney beans and dark ale, topped with melted sharp cheddar cheese.
SOUP OF THE DAY - 5.25
Our marvelous, fresh and tasty offering.
AMAZING WHITE HORSE CHICKEN CRUNCH - 7.25
Tender pieces of chicken breast with a special crunchy sweet coating - and a wild mushroom dipping sauce
CRISPY CRACKLING CALAMARI - 7.75
In a lightly seasoned coating served with a house spicy dipping sauce.
PRAWN COCKTAIL - 9.75
five large chilled shrimp with peach mango horseradish & Marie Rose dipping sauces
BUFFALO CHICKEN SPRING ROLLS - 10.50
with a blue cheese yogurt dipping sauce
SAUTÉED CRAB CAKES - 8.75
Made with only the finest meat from the blue crab - served with a cajun remoulade sauce
PANKO CRUSTED CRISPY FRIED OYSTERS - 10.50
Five seasoned natives served with a Lemon Aioli over mixed greens
WHITE HORSE NACHOS - 8.75
A pile of house made corn tortilla chips smothered with melted jack and cheddar cheeses, red onion, jalapenos and a little chili, with sides of sour cream and salsa.
SPINACH AND ARTICHOKE DIP - 8.75
served with our house made tortilla chips
CHICKEN WINGS - 8.75
Tasty seasoned wings with either a red hot honey glaze or our Korean sesame barbecue sauce - served with celery & a blue cheese dipping sauce
COCONUT SHRIMP - 9.25
Five large shrimp covered in grated coconut, served a crispy golden brown with our pina colada dipping sauce
QUESADILLA - 6.75
three cheese with green chilies in a flour dusted tortilla with sides of sour cream and salsa.
Add grilled spicy chicken. - 3
SALADSHOUSE SIDE SALAD - 4.75
with mesclun leaves tossed with our White Horse vinaigrette.
WHITE HORSE SALAD - 8.75
baby greens with English Shropshire blue stilton, apple wood smoked bacon, cucumbers, tomatoes, apples and walnuts
ROAST BEET AND GOAT CHEESE SALAD - 9.50
panko crusted herbed goat cheese with gold and red beets over mixed greens tossed with our house vinaigrette
PEAR AND BLUE CHEESE SALAD 10.50
wine poached pear, walnuts, cranberries, crumbled blue cheese and applewood smoked bacon with our vinaigrette over baby spinach
CAESER SALAD - 7.50
add five fresh herb grilled shrimp - 5.50
add grilled chicken breast - 4.00
BRITISH RAJ CHICKEN SALAD - 13.50
tender curried chicken with dried apricots, sultanas, cranberries, almonds and celery with a chutney mayonnaise over mixed greens
COUNTRY COBB SALAD 8.75
with greens, tomatoes, avocado, eggs, smoked bacon and crumbled blue cheese, served with your choice of dressing:
buttermilk ranch, creamy blue cheese or the White Horse vinaigrette
With:- 8oz grilled Chicken Breast add 4.00
5oz grilled Yellowfin Tuna add 5.50
5 grilled marinated Shrimp add 5.50
6oz grilled Salmon add 8.00
8oz grilled choice Black Angus Sirloin add 8.50
GRILLED SALMON SALAD 16.75
tender grilled salmon atop a salad of marinated artichokes, black olives, sweet orange, cherry tomatoes, red onion with our champagne vinaigrette
MARINATED SKIRT STEAK over an ARUGULA RADISH SALAD 16.50
herb marinated grilled, sliced and served pink, over the arugula radish salad with house pickled onion, dijon vinaigrette
TOPLESS AKAUSHI BURGER SALAD - 13.75
1/2 lb. of Wagyu Kobe style beef resting atop warmed baby spinach with crumbled blue cheese and tossed our vinaigrette
SANDWICHESSAUTEED BREAST OF CHICKEN - 8.75
chardonnay simmered and served with cheddar cheese, granny smith apple, lettuce, tomato, red onion and a fresh herb aioli, on a baguette with British fries.
SHORT RIB SANDWICH - 12.50
slow cabernet braised boneless short rib with a rich gravy, caramelized onions, cheddar on a Kaiser roll with British Fries
CRAB & AVOCADO ROLL - 12.50
with blue crab, avocado, celery, red pepper, sriracha, butter, lemon and Marie Rose sauce
DRUNKEN CROQUE MONSIEUR - 9.50 shaved country ham, simmered in honey and ale, flambeed with bourbon, topped with topped with melted gruyere cheese and served on sourdough country bread with salad greens
GRILLED THREE CHEESE - 7.75
melted English cheddar, Monterey Jack and Gruyere, with sliced tomatoes, on peasant bread served with British fries.
HAM, BRIE AND APPLE PANINI - 8.75
sliced country ham with soft brie, caramelized apples & onions
on sourdough country bread with salad greens
BLACK TRUFFLE MEATLOAF - 11.75
Our signature blend ground sirloin combined with Wagyu Kobe style beef, panko, onion, celery, carrots, bacon, mushrooms, truffle oil and herbs, smoked bacon wrapped, baked & sliced, served with an onion demi-glace on a toasted Portuguese Roll
Add $1 for each: cheddar cheese-caramelized onions-sautéed mushrooms-charred poblano chilies
ROAST BEEF DIP PANINI - 8.75
natural roast beef with melted gruyere, caramelized onions on panini grilled country bread, with roasted red peppers and a sun dried tomato garlic aioli served with British fries and 'au jus' for dipping.
REUBEN - 9.50
lean corned beef, sauerkraut and Swiss cheese, with Thousand Island dressing on grilled marble rye served with fries.
LAMB KOFTA SANDWICH - 11.25
herb grilled lamb patties with tomato, cucumber, parsley, mint, red onion, a little hummus and harissa mayonnaise on grilled naan bread with a little salad
BLT - 8.75
apple wood smoked bacon, tempura fried tomato, greens, a little chipotle mayonnaise on a baguette with British fries.
TENDER TURKEY - 8.75
turkey breast, with avocado, apple wood smoked bacon, fig jam, and alfalfa sprouts on a country roll with a little salad.
GREAT BURGERS CLASSIC PUB BURGER - 8.75
with or without cheese, lettuce and tomato on a Portuguese roll.
Add $1 for each: Apple wood smoked bacon - caramelized onions - sauteed wild mushrooms - charred poblano chilies.
HOUSE SIGNATURE BURGER - 12.50
extravagant, succulent and juicy, a really most excellent burger. Utilizing 1/2lb of our exclusive blend of black angus sirloin, brisket, and short rib, with apple wood smoked bacon, caramelized onions, romaine leaf, tomato, and our special seasoned sage derby blue cheese sauce on a toasted buttered brioche.
AKAUSHI BURGER - 13.75
8 oz of Wagyu Kobe style beef on a toasted, buttered Brioche roll with your choice of trimmings: apple wood smoked bacon,, caramelized onions, sauteed wild mushrooms, charred poblano chilies, spicy sriracha ketchup.
CHEDDAR CRUNCH BURGER - 11.75
Our exclusive flavorful, burger blend with melted black diamond cheddar, seasoning mix, lettuce, tomato and crunch, on a toasted buttered brioche
CAB BURGER - 12.50
Our signature mix combined with a cabernet, shallot reduction and grilled, served with baby spinach, tomato and rosemary butter on a toasted brioche
RED KNIGHT FIRE BURGER - 12.50
Our juicy burger blend with fire roasted jalapenos, poblano chilles, red pepper and chipotle mayonnaise, topped with apple wood smoked bacon, monterey jack cheese, caramelized onions and served on a toasted brioche
THE HUNGRY MONK 12.75
Pulled Pork topping our signature burger blend with cheddar cheese, coleslaw, red onion, tomato, lettuce and our Honey Barbecue Sauce served on a toasted buttered brioche roll
WHITE HORSE SUPREME - 12.75
Our 8oz.signature mix grilled and served with blue cheese, gruyere, roasted bacon-garlic-onion marmalade and arugula on a toasted buttered kaiser roll
CRISPY FRIED CHICKEN BURGER - 10.50
marinated boneless breast of chicken fried with cajun seasonings, topped with buttermilk ranch dressing and served with applewood smoked bacon, lettuce and tomato on a buttered toasted brioche
BAY CRAB BURGER 13.25
sautéed crab cakes made from only the finest Chesapeake bay blue crab with lettuce, tomato,
and a cajun remoulade on a toasted buttered brioche
VEGGIE BURGER 11.75
Our freshly made garden patty, of quinoa, black bean, sunflower seeds, vegetables & herbs, grilled and nestled between fire roasted peppers, grilled tomatoes, garlic oil and sautéed baby spinach, served on a toasted Portuguese roll.
Add $1 for each: caramelized onions-sautéed wild mushrooms-charred poblano chilies
ALL BURGERS ARE COOKED TO ORDER, AND COME WITH OUR MIX OF SEASONED BRITISH FRIES AND A SMATTERING OF SWEET POTATO FRIES
STEAKHOUSE SHEPHERDS PIE - 14.75
savory ground sirloin, carrots, peas, onions, seasonings and rich gravy, topped with mashed potatoes and individually baked, a delicious, enduring British tradition.
PUB STEAK - 16.50
a tasty, grilled petite sirloin, served with Roquefort sauce and British fries.
BANGERS & MASH - 13.75
sauteed British style farmhouse pork sausages with whipped mashed potatoes and onion gravy.
SLOW ROASTED SALMON - 16.75
honey & coriander glazed, with an almond basil pesto and topped with an avocado salsa served with parmesan orzo
CHICKEN CREPE - 13.50
chardonnay sauteed chicken with mushrooms and shallots, wrapped in a crepe and topped with a wild mushroom sauce, served with British fries.
CHICKEN POT PIE - 16.75
dating back to medieval times, a really good pot pie was an important element of any royal chef's repertoire - this would definitely win the King's favor - tender pieces of chicken, celery, carrots, peas, onions and herbs, baked in a rich sauce with a little chardonnay and cream, topped with a light buttery flaky crust
VEGETABLE NAPOLEON - 15.50
individually baked with Asparagus, Portobello Mushroom Cap, Eggplant, Goat Cheese Cream, Butternut Squash, Yellow Squash & Zuchini,with a Smoked Tomato Romesco Sauce and topped with Golden Puff Pastry
HUNTER CHICKEN - 16.75
Brandy and Red wine marinated chicken, slow cooked with tomatoes, olives, mushrooms, shallots, rosemary served with mashed potatoes
MOULES FRITES - 16.75
a steaming pot of prince edward island mussels simmered in a herb seasoned broth, with loads of white wine, shallots, a little cream and a touch of pernod, served with garlic toast and a side of fries.
OMELETTE of the day - 11.75
Light and fluffy, made with organic farm fresh eggs courtesy of hens: Ester, Brooke, Margaret, Martha, Pearl, Merry & Sunshine (plus a few friends) served with greens and fries.
GUINNESS BEEF STEW - 16.75
angus beef, carrots, onions, mushrooms, Guinness, herbs and our seasoning blend, slow roasted to perfection - served with mashed potatoes
VEGETABLE KORMA - 14.50
mild and flavorful vegetarian curry, with its beginnings in the 16th century Maharajas Palace, served with basmati rice, naan bread and chutney.
SUPERIOR FISH AND CHIPS - 12.75
fresh cod in a light golden fried batter with British chips and tartar sauce - malt vinegar and ketchup.
LOBSTER PIE- 16.75
tender chunks of Maine lobster in a sherry lobster sauce with a pastry crust, with sweet corn, onion, carrots, celery, cherry tomatoes, fennel & tarragon
ORECCHIETTE PASTA - 16.75
with Broccoli Rabe & Sweet Sausage, olive oil, garlic, herbs, parmesan (Vegetarian option with Broccoli Rabe, Sun dried Tomatoes, Cauliflower florets, Asparagus, Fire Roasted Red Pepper, olive oil, garlic, parmesan 16.75)
DUCK CASSOULET - 17.25
Traditional boneless confit of Duck, baked with andouille sausage, pancetta, white beans, smoked bacon, onions, garlic, tomatoes
PLEASE ASK IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO SEE OUR DEDICATED - VEGETARIAN - GLUTEN FREE -
VEGAN and CHILDREN'S PLOW TO PLATE MENU
RIDICULOUSLY GOOD DESSERTS
All Desserts are hand made daily, in house.
ROYAL MELTING CHOCOLATE SOUFFLE CAKE - 7.00
just oozing warm Belgian chocolate served with golden vanilla ice cream
BANOFFI PIE - 6
an English dessert, favored by the Royals, a banana, toffee, cream pie kind of thing, that is delicious
CHOCOLATE WITH FRIENDS - 8
Belgium Chocolate Ganache covering English Toffee, Pretzel, Peanut Butter Cream and Salted Caramel on a Chocolate Crumb base
THE GRAND DUCHESS PUDDING CAKE - 7
served warm and luscious - draped in a buttery toffee sauce
TRULY SCRUMPTIOUS CHEESECAKE - 8
a most remarkable individual cheesecake on a toasted pecan base served with a spun sugar crisp 8
CREPES PRINCESSE - 8
the Prince of Wales in 1895 famously renamed this delicious dish, crepes suzette, after one of his favorite dinner companions - grand marnier, orange and lemon zest, cognac, sugar and butter all simmered together with the crepes, and topped with whipped cream
WISDOM PIE - 8
butterscotch and caramel with an oat cookie crust served with golden vanilla ice cream
CREME BRULLEE - 6
light vanilla custard with a crisp caramelized crust
APPLE CRISPI CRUMBLEE -8
apple, raisin, orange simmered with ginger, amaretto and cinnamon topped with crumblees, served with an orange caramel toffee sauce & golden vanilla ice cream
AMARETTO BELGIUM CHOCOLATE MOUSSE - 7
topped with toffee bits, cinnamon whipped cream and a chocolate nutella shortbread cookie
ENGLISH TOFFEE PECAN PIE - 6
cooked slowly with just the right amount of sweetness, we add a jigger of Scotch for good measure
PEAR BELLE HELEN - 7
a truly enduring classic, originally created to celebrate Offenbach's opera in 19th century Paris, tender sugar poached pear, rich warm Belgian chocolate sauce - toasted almonds - vanilla ice cream
ICE CREAMS - SORBET - 5
SHOP - LOGO - TEE SHIRTS 15 - SWEATSHIRTS 24 - DOUBLE SIDED LOGO MOTORCYCLE GIRL 28 - HATS 12 - DOGGIE T SHIRT 15 - "I RULE AT THE WHITE HORSE" MUG 12 - BEER OR WINE GLASS 10 - 12oz PUB SAUCE 8 - CHIP POT 15 - 20 WHITE HORSE STAMPS 15 -BUMPER STICKER FREE
SOME OF THE ARTIFACTS OF THE WHITE HORSE
BEHIND THE BAR IS AN INDIAN SCOUT MOTORCYCLE FROM
1920 - THIS WAS THE FIRST YEAR OF PRODUCTION FOR THE BIKE THAT EVENTUALLY EVOLVED INTO THE CHIEF - WITH REVOLUTIONARY ENGINEERING - THIS BIKE WAS FAR AHEAD OF ITS TIME - IT BECAME THE OBSESSION OF BURT MUNROE WHO EVENTUALLY BROKE THE LAND SPEED RECORD AT 200 MPH - AFTER MUCH TINKERING
1488 - CASTLE LAND DEED FROM NORTHERN FRANCE
- THE PART THAT ENGLAND ONCE OCCUPIED, WRITTEN IN OLD FRENCH ON PARCHMENT -No longer valid,I think ?
16TH CENTURY TAVERN TABLE - IN CONTINUOUS USE FOR OVER 400 YEARS, FROM A ROYAL CASTLE - I bet a lot of good ale, victuals, and lively chatter have been absorbed by that oak
AN UNUSUAL PAMPHLET FROM PARLIAMENT 1649
- Lord Fairfax, as commander of the army, declaring loyalty to parliament, just after King Charles I was deposed, during the climax of the civil war. This broadside would have been placed in town squares and important taverns for all to read.
1840 PUB SIGN - from the original White Horse pub - Mayfair, London, well ingrained with Victorian fog
DOCUMENT WITH ORIGINAL SEAL SIGNED BY WILLIAM CLOPTON THE XXI DAY OF JANUARY IN THE 41ST YEAR OF THE REIGN OF OUR SOVREIGN LADY ELIZABETH BY THE GRACE OF GOD OF ENGLAND FRANCE AND IRELAND QUEEN DEFENDER OF THE FAITH 1599 - from one of the noblest families in the land, he had a politically arranged marriage to his cousin Anne in 1586 (he was 12 and she 9) eventually inherited all estates, lived in Stratford upon Avon, where in 1597, he rented the house next to him, called new place to his good friend William Shakespeare, who subsequently purchased it in 1599. Records indicate this was the second biggest house in town, Clopton retaining the biggest. Must have had great dinner conversations when his friends came over. Shakespeare it is said based the character of Ophelia from Hamlet, after a Clopton personal incident also Juliet was similarly inspired by the very colorful Clopton family..
ELIZABETHAN CHEST - geometric shapes fashionable on furniture through the sixteenth century - old hard oak with ancient worm holes - I can only imagine the changing fashions and items those drawers have seen for over 400 years, and now it is a time to hold your menus ..
1597 MANUSCRIPT WITH THE GREAT SEAL OF QUEEN ELIZABETH 1 - One of only a handful in existence, as carved by Nicholas Hilliard, and used exclusively by the Queen on matters of great importance.- scholarship rights had to be granted to the British Museum - Her Majesty's Government did insist after all - perhaps the scholars can enjoy a pint of old speckled hen and a signature burger, whilst at their studies.
1675 FIRST ENGLISH NEWSPAPER - The London Gazette, bringing news from around Europe, speaking of Armarda's and Men of War Galleons, of Banquets attended by persons of quality and the first advert, which was a lost and found for a little dog !
MARTHA WASHINGTON - SWATCH OF HER WEDDING DRESS 1759
Swatch of Martha Washington's Wedding Dress from her marriage to Colonel George Washington January 6th.1759. This fragment is of a Rich Gold Brocade material and is attached to a letter written by George L. Upshur, her Great Great Great Grandson in 1915 to his girlfriend, proposing marriage - She said yes and carefully preserved this important artifact. - Upshur's Mother was the Grandneice of George Washington Parke Custis - The Grandson of Martha Washington - through her first marriage to Daniel Parke Custis - from the note by Upshur "Mrs Washington's attire on the occasion of her wedding to General Washington was overdress of yellow brocade, silver bodice & silver petticoat trimmed with lace pearls & lilac slippers." The marriage took place in New Kent County, Virginia at the White House Plantation. A replica of the yellow brocade wedding dress is on display at Mt. Vernon.
1827 GLASS WINE FLAGON - in original basket
CHARLES DICKENS - PURCHASE OF 160 BOTTLES OF 1834 PORT
Check Drawn on Coutts Bank - 6 March 1865 -
for 142 pounds 18 shillings & 10 pence
Made out to John Humphrey (The Lord Mayor of London)
In a letter "Your brother Mr. William Humphrey has informed me that you will be so very kind as to bid for me at the sale of wine tomorrow.... 'I shall be very glad to lay out from 100 to 150 pounds on the '34 Port taking the smaller range if it should go at very high prices and the larger if it should go at eight or nine guineas per dozen.'
16thc. - ORNATE CARVED FINIAL BRACKETS - either side of the front door came from a Royal four poster bed
1592 - PAIR OF ROYAL COURT CHEST PANELS - from an enormous chest discovered in an Elizabethan Stately Home etched with dates 15 & 92
1480 circa - OAK PANEL CARVED FIGURE - mounted above Elizabethan Chest
WINSTON CHURCHILL - signed photograph sent by his daughter in 1954, the actress Sarah Beauchamp, to her US immigration officer.
FENDER GUITAR SIGNED BY MICK, KEITH, RON AND CHARLIE OF THE ROLLING STONES - original triptych by Henry Dilz 1978 and 1979 Paris Concert Tickets.
HORSE BRASSES - Used since medieval times and even mentioned by Chaucer, some of these are up to 200 years old. They were used to decorate the bridles and harnesses of the Shire Horses. With designs both personal and also symbolic of the villages or counties. Similar to customizing or decorating a truck today, in fact as trucks started to replace these beautiful and massive shire horses, the decorative brasses were often placed on the beams, in the village pub. A tradition that continues...
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