In all respects The Royal Horseshoes is the perfect traditional country pub. Right in the heart of Waltham and with plenty of parking, it boasts an ideal location. Sympathetically refurbished with plenty of style, this charming pub offers an uncomplicated and tempting menu. My starter of chicken terrine with bacon and asparagus, accompanied by mango and apricot chutney and hot toast, was utterly brilliant. The sweet chutney proved the perfect accompaniment. I followed with lemon sole with crab and spring onion croquettes, accompanied by seasonal vegetables. The dish was cooked to perfection and extremely tasty. For dessert I opted for the pear frangipane tart with berries, ice cream and fruit coulis. The portions are generous, superbly presented and served by charming staff. The Royal Horseshoes is a terrific pub; whatever the reason for your visit, you won’t be disappointed.