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The Black Horse

$$ - $$$, British,
420 Ongar Road | Pilgrim's Hatch, Brentwood CM15 9JN, England
+44 1277 374946
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Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good26%
  • Average16%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible12%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
420 Ongar Road | Pilgrim's Hatch, Brentwood CM15 9JN, England
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1 - 10 of 324 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went with family and friends but had dreadful meal - my friend ordered Caesar salad with chicken and had uncooked chicken - actually raw!! luckily she noticed before eating as the light wasn't great.. they refunded, appologised and sent voucher as compensation but feel it...More

Thank Allmeadows
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Booked a table here without checking reviews etc and so glad we did! Food was amazing, service was excellent, staff were helpful and friendly and it was excellent value! We can't wait to visit again with friends and family.

Thank Cathy K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice midweek meal. Friendly staff good food. Nice location. Free parking. Staff very helpful. Service timing excellent

Thank Deborah P
Reviewed 1 week ago

I hadn't been here for years, and I wasn't disappointed. We had a 18 month old with us, 2 couples and a teenager - who didn't want to join us at first but she was the most impressed. All I can say is good food,...More

Thank Rachel G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked for sunday lunch and had a nice meal, but was shocked to be asked to vacate table after the desserts as the table had been booked again.Nowhere else in the pub to sit so had to leave when had expected to have spent several...More

Thank James J
General Manager A, Manager at The Black Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello James, I’m sincerely sorry that you felt you wasn’t given adequate time on the table to catch up with family members. Unfortunately we do have a high demand of bookings on Sundays which require us to turn tables, our system is set to give...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super meal , super service , super company food and ambience excellent. Toilets clean and really enjoyed our visitMore

Thank Shirley r
General Manager A, Manager at The Black Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Shirley for taking the time to leave us such a great review! We are extremely happy you enjoyed your visit with us, and I will personally be passing on your feedback to all staff on duty that day! We look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited this Restaurant about 4 weeks ago. On arrival no head waiter to book in with, when one did show up a, youg Lady, after checking our names pointed and said your table is down the end in the window. On finding our table we...More

Thank Brian T
General Manager A, Manager at The Black Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Brian I am deeply sorry to hear you did not enjoy your visit with us! I have looked into this and spoke to the members of staff that was on duty, as showing our guests to the table, and ensuring they are comfortable is part...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Eat in here quite often and if you choose simple food then its good and reasonably priced. Avoid the fancy stuff as its not a posh nosh type of place.More

Thank enifer
General Manager A, Manager at The Black Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you enifer for taking the time to leave us your feedback. I can ensure you we have just launched a new menu on Thursday and the new dishes are fantastic! They have been a massive hit so far. We strongly recommend you give them...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Based on a friend’s suggestion my wife made a telephone booking earlier in the week but when we arrived no booking could be found on the system. After a wait of around 15 mins a table was found for us. Here are a few of...More

1  Thank Mark G
General Manager A, Manager at The Black Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello mark I'm really sorry we didn't live up to your expectations. If I'm right in saying so I believe our general manager has already been in contact with yourself regarding your visit. Many thanks Dannii

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hadn't booked but was able to get a table for 2 at 6.30pm (although I noticed it was full at 8pm). I cannot fault the food and service. Everyone seemed happy in their work and we're smiling and couldn't do enough for us especially...More

Thank Georgehoff
General Manager A, Manager at The Black Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you George for such a positive review! We are extremely glad to hear you had a enjoyable experience with us! I will personally be passing on your great comments to charlotte. We look forward to welcoming you back soon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 420 Ongar Road | Pilgrim's Hatch, Brentwood CM15 9JN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Borough of Brentwood  >  Brentwood
  • Phone Number: +44 1277 374946
Description
The Black Horse in Brentwood is a country pub & restaurant oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.
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