The White Hart

“Fine dining in historic inn” - AA Inspector



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A large timber-framed 15th-century inn, The White Hart is set in four acres of tranquil gardens a short walk from the village of Great Yeldham. Popular with local residents and visitors alike, the restaurant makes for a traditional setting with its oak beams. Local produce appears on the menu, perhaps in a starter of wood pigeon and wild mushroom linguini, which might be followed by rump of lamb.

Awards, Accolades & welcome Schemes

AA Pick of the Pubs
The White Hart
Poole Street, GREAT YELDHAM, CO9 4HJ
Phone : 01787 237250


  • Parking available
  • Coach parties accepted

About The area

Discover Essex

Essex is full of pleasant surprises. It has the largest coastline of any county in England, with its fair share of castles, royal connections and scenic valleys. Take Colchester, for example, which was built by the Romans and is Britain’s oldest recorded town. Its castle contains the country’s largest Norman keep and yet, a stone’s throw from here, East Anglia’s newest arts centre promises to put Colchester firmly on the map as Essex’s capital of culture.

Tidal estuaries are plentiful and their mudflats offer migrating birds a winter feeding place. Essex was known as the land of the East Saxons and for centuries people from all over Europe settled here, each wave leaving its own distinctive cultural and social mark on the landscape. Walking a little off the beaten track will lead you to the rural retreats of deepest Essex, while all over the county there are ancient monuments to explore: 

  • the great Waltham Abbey
  • Greensted, thought to be the oldest wooden church in the world
  • the delightful village of Pleshey has one of the finest examples of a former motte-and-bailey castle
  • Hedingham Castle, magnificently preserved and dating from the 11th century.

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