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The Black Horse Inn

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Pilgrims Way, Thurnham, Maidstone ME14 3LD, England
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Sutton Coldfield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were in one of the rooms at the foot of the hill, which was no problem to us but if you have difficulty with walking make sure that you ask for a room near the top. The grasshopper ale and the Biddenden Cider were on top form as was the food and the friendly service. The breakfasts are wonderful.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here 1st August was looking for somewhere to stay close to Leeds Castle, enjoyed so much will be going back, atmosphere and food brilliant, staff attentive and friendly, highly recommended! The scallops were beautiful as was the lamb shoulder, husband's steak was beautiful just sorry I didn't have room for dessert but I will next time!

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Kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I absolutely love it here, the food is amazing! I have never stayed in the hotel because I live so close but if it's anything like the restaurant, I imagine it's lovely. The restaurant is beautiful and cosy, it's especially great in the winter.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the Black Horse on Sunday afternoon with my close family, this was a treat from my family for my birthday the previous Wednesday . Great atmosphere, great food and plenty of it, just my kind of meal. The restaurant was busy, a sure sign of a great experience. I would definitely return.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter was married here (Mr and Mrs Tree). The venue was perfect for a small intimate party. Michelle and her team were excellent and nothing was too much trouble. Food was delicious and everyone had a really great day. Thank you Michelle would we would recommend The Black Horse to everyone. Maggie Seymour

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a one night stay en-route to a wedding. Greeted by a very smiley and welcoming young man who gave us our room key, advised where to park and booked us in for dinner. The room\chalet was at the bottom of a hill and unfortunately this meant the WiFi connection was poor and kept dropping out. This was an issue... More 

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I went as part of a birthday celebration. The staff were very friendly and helpful, good atmosphere but the food was ok, nothing special. The setting is fabulous as is the seating area outside, with ample parking. I didn't stay overnight so cannot comment on the hotel side of things.

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Suffolk
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently enjoyed a two night stay here. The rooms were comfortable and spacious, but a little warm overnight, even with the windows open. Opening the windows allowed a little more comfort, but road noise from the nearby motorway was annoying. This minor annoyance was more than compensated for by the standard of the food. First class would be an... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was a guest at a wedding here. First, it is a pleasant location and the breakfast staff and the maintenance staff are by and large very pleasant. The restaurant meals are good. But as a wedding venue there is something you need to know. I suspect that in the past a wedding party has got out of hand because... More 

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Berwick upon Tweed, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Travelling to France from the far-north of England with family and two dogs could (and has been) a nightmare. This cosy and popular pub/restaurant/hotel near Maidstone stands out like a beacon for knackered travellers. It's only about 30miles from the Channel Tunnel terminal, and takes about half-an hour. There's Excellent food in the restaurant (full menu on their website) -... More 

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