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The Black Horse Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
Old Honiton Road | near Sowton, Exeter EX5 2AN, England
+44 1392 363366
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
Travelers talk about
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“beef” (10 reviews)
“sandwich” (5 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Old Honiton Road | near Sowton, Exeter EX5 2AN, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by for lunch. Nicely decorated pub with plenty of space.Great selection of food at good prices. What we ordered was delicious. Quick service. Will definitely return.

Thank Knittypink
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

No menu online so were unsure of what to expect but menu was varied and we both found something we wanted. Nice setting. Only down side was that we were not told there was a lunch menu so picked something from the main menu (starter...More

Thank Elena W
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Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic food at pub prices. Great landlord and landlady and the service was superb. Well worth a journey

Thank Mike W
Reviewed January 19, 2018

I came here with my adult grandson for lunch. When we arrived, the restaurant was quiet and were welcomed by the barman, who showed us to our table and took our orders for drinks and food. The drinks arrived swiftly and the meals arrived soon...More

Thank Barry C
Reviewed December 28, 2017

Friendly, welcoming staff and delicious food when we ate here, with friends, the day after Boxing Day. But we were expecting a festive atmosphere and there was absolutely no hint of Christmas! The lone tree outside had all its lights switched off. Inside was perishing...More

Thank SLS-B777
Reviewed December 4, 2017

The pub seems to have changed hands but still has a nice feel to it. There were a group of four of us seated quite close to the door which proved a but cold from time to time. Service was good and attentive. The food...More

Thank teifion h
Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

Eaten here a couple of times recently and both times the food has been excellent. The menu is not overly large but you should be able to find something. Service can be slow at times as they seem to have limited staff

Thank chris c
Reviewed November 6, 2017

Arrived at 12.45, stood waiting for 5/6 mutes to be seated, eventually a guy came over and said "will be with you in a minute" so we waited for another 5/6 minutes --nobody came over, so we walked away--best bit is the other 6 people...More

Thank Dennis S
Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

We visited this pub when staying over night in the area. It is lovely set out inside and nice staff to. We both had the stake which was nice. However the pepper sauce we far to peppery which ruined both our dinners.

Thank Vicki G
Reviewed October 11, 2017

Went to the Black Horse Inn with family last night. I had Gammon Steak which was very well cooked. The trimmings of fresh pineapple, field mushroom and vine on tomatoes were lovely. Fresh real chips would have been better than the usual pub oven chips...More

Thank Jane S
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Ann M
August 26, 2016|
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Response from BlackhorseManagement | Property representative |
We currently open at 12:00pm 7 days a week and offer coffees throughout the day, from our specialist supplier Brian Wogan which is the largest independent coffee merchant in the South West. Serving everything from Espresso... More
February 6, 2015|
Response from BlackhorseManagement | Property representative |
Hi there, we are exactly 3,235.3km to Skiathos town. Or so google tells me. I've never been, but I bet Greece is lovely this time of year.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $24
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Honiton Road | near Sowton, Exeter EX5 2AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 363366
  • E-mail
The Black Horse Inn, is located less that a mile from the Exeter Aiport and less than a mile from J29 on the M5. We are a family run Pub which prepares classic pub meals which offer value. We also prepare daily specials which are an enhancement of our Menu. Buffet Options are also available.We are a large pub which can cater for large groups and family dining.FREE Wifi is available.
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