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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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Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
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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Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

Lovely sunday lunch, walked in without a reservation & luckily they found us a table. Very nice staff, the food was great, generous portions and well presentedMore

Thank travelmadbob
General Manager A, Manager at The Black Horse, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2017

Hi Travelmadbob, thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us at The Black Horse, Pilgrims Hatch. We're happy we could meet your expectations! Please let us know if there is anything else we can do for you; we are more than...More

Reviewed April 23, 2017

Food average, service average. The chef needs to find the seasoning cause I think he may have lost it somewhere. If you have the risotto you seem to only get half plate. Drink order was wrong and we had to send a reminder for two...More

Thank Lozza63M
General Manager A, Manager at The Black Horse, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2017

Hi Lozza63m, we appreciate your honest review. We set a high standard for ourselves, so we are disappointed to hear that your experience with us was not a positive one. Thank you again for taking the time to let us know how we can improve....More

Reviewed April 17, 2017

Very popular place on the evening we went, it was packed out and obviously booking is advised. However have been for sunday lunch also which was less crowded late afternoon

Thank EssexJmb
General Manager A, Manager at The Black Horse, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2017

Hi EssexJmb thank you for your feedback, we are a very busy venue so booking is generally advised to avoid disappointment. If you need any further assistance in any future bookings please don't hesitate to contact us on 01277374946. Many Thanks

Reviewed April 15, 2017

Good friendly service, nice atmosphere just disappointed with the kitchen, 2 things from the menu we couldn't have, can't understand how on a Saturday night how you run out of these things and we couldn't have the creme brûlée because of a faulty blow torch...More

Thank 2015Lynx2015
General Manager A, Manager at The Black Horse, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2017

2015lynx2015, thank you for leaving us feedback. We are disappointed to hear that your experience was not a positive one. we truly appreciate your honest feedback. Thank you again for taking the time to let us know how we can improve. We hope you will...More

Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

Lovely lunch & very reasonable priced to eat!. Lovely inside and would recommend to anyone passing by.

Thank glanville2015
General Manager A, Manager at The Black Horse, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2017

Glanville2015, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Black Horse, Pilgrims Hatch! Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us. We're happy we could meet your expectations! We're looking forward to your next visit with us!

Reviewed April 11, 2017

We were able to book on a Monday night, online and confirmed they accepted small children. It wasn't very busy and our table was waiting for us. There was a good choice on the menu,one main course and one dessert were not available, but we...More

Thank Richard G
General Manager A, Manager at The Black Horse, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2017

Richard G, thank you so much for the positive review! we're so glad that we were able to go above and beyond your expectations! Our team strives to deliver an excellent experience, and are glad you found this to be the case during your visit....More

Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

Booked a Saturday night for 6 people. Great Adnams beers. Great choice of food, excellent service and the food was served well-spaced and tasted great too. Well-priced. We'll be back!

Thank beefy1805
General Manager A, Manager at The Black Horse, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2017

Beefy1805, we are very happy we could provide you with a positive experience! We're glad to hear we delivered such a great experience. If there's anything further we can do for you, we are happy to help!

Reviewed April 5, 2017

Popped in here for an evening dinner as hadn't stopped by for ages. The place was busy with a good atmosphere & helpful & polite service. We went for the steak, seabass & lamb meals. Seabass ok, steak a bit wubbery & the lamb swimming...More

Thank nskywood
General Manager A, Manager at The Black Horse, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2017

Nskywood, thank you for bringing this matter to our attention. We regret that you had a negative experience, and will use this as an opportunity to improve. We hope you will give us another chance. Thank you and have a great day.

Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

Excellent meal and excellent service last night. We booked ahead of time and preordered our food as we were off to see a show. The staff had our food ready to go at 6.30 and we had plenty of time to eat and make our...More

Thank Terri C
General Manager A, Manager at The Black Horse, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2017

Terri C, thank you so much for the positive review! We hope to be of service to you again in the future. Best wishes, The Black Horse, Pilgrims Hatch

Reviewed March 13, 2017

Had a Sunday lunch here. The pub is very welcoming and were very organised - as had a party of 8. The fire was lit and this made the place lovely and cosy on a miserable drizzly day. The food was very good, and they...More

Thank pmrunner
General Manager A, Manager at The Black Horse, responded to this reviewResponded March 14, 2017

Pmrunner, thank you for leaving this detailed feedback about your experience with The Black Horse, Pilgrims Hatch. We always love to receive great feedback. Wishing you a great day until the next time we meet.

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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
Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine
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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