Welcome to the Horse & Groom

Great food, great service and the best pub for smiles

The Horse & Groom is an independently operated family restaurant, traditional pub & bed & breakfast.

Ideally situated, on the edge of Salisbury Plain, for visiting Longleat (15mins), Bath (1/2 hour by train) Salisbury (1/2 hour by train).

Our aim is simply to provide traditional service to our customers in a comfortable, safe environment and to have lots of FUN!

So long as you have food in your mouth, you have solved all questions for the time being.

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Our Story

In 2013 we reopened the Horse & Groom after several years of closure. We had an aim of creating a traditional Pub with standards which would have been normal in times gone by, where staff welcomed visitors, served them professionally and thanked them.

Two years later in 2015 we bought a house across the road and opened our B&B providing 5 beautiful En Suite bedrooms, away from the bustle of the pub.

A year later in 2016 we created the Old Brewery Urban Function Venue and in the first year we hosted four weddings and quite a few other private parties, barbeques and gatherings.

Come 2020 and we found ourselves forcibly closed due to COVID-19. We used the time to refurbish and create The Potting Shed, a private facility in the garden with its own fire pit for small gatherings.

In 2121 we reopened, closed again, reopened and closed again. BUT we survived and we are slowly getting back to normal, indeed welcoming back so many lovely customers is quite emotional after such a torrid pandemic.

Throughout, we have helped collect £1000s for local charities including naming two guide dogs and we have built a strong community pub employing over twenty local people - we really hope you like what we are doing!

News & Upcoming Events

Tier 2 - Rules for Patrons

Following the announcement that Wiltshire is to be under Tier 2 rules from 2nd December 2020, customers are politely as...

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Check out our Potting Shed!

We've been keeping ourselves busy during lockdown, refurbishing the restaurant and making sure everything is COVID safe...

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Here for our Community

We know everyone is feeling the strain of isolation at the moment, so please note the following: If you're affected ...

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