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The Black Horse

$$ - $$$, British,
Gozzards Ford, Abingdon OX13 6JH, England
+44 1865 390530
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible23%
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Gozzards Ford, Abingdon OX13 6JH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dropped in on our way home to find it's been under new ownership for the last 4 months. We ordered and when it arrived it was all cooked to perfection and delicious! There's a good range of food to suit all tastes and a...More

1  Thank gemmakritchie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

went here tonight for a meal - which was excellent - beautifully presented and tasty at a very reasonable price, it is a very lovely family run pub the landlords and staff were very friendly and welcoming, felt at hone there. The northern hospitality was...More

1  Thank leapy A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Welcoming pub with friendly staff and management with outstanding food! Roast has to be one of the more difficult dishes to pull off, however this completely exceeded my expectations. Perfectly cooked vegetables, roast potatoes and the most tender meat I've ever had! - definitely enough...More

1  Thank Charlie S
Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

We recently visited the Black Horse for my fathers wake. The staff were extremely friendly and accommodating. They prepared a buffet lunch for us which was excellent and more than we expected. They seem to be determined to make a success of this establishment as...More

1  Thank NeilandChrisHartigan
Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

Arrive midday and sat outside as was a nice day . Hat to go back to bar as was no table service and ordered drinks and food . No silverware was brought out neither sauces . We only ordered 2 chicken roast dinners . The...More

3  Thank Carrie E
Michaela K, Owner at The Black Horse, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2017

Carrie, Firstly, it was lovely to see you both again and your new daughter and we all wish you all the best for your future together. With regards to your feedback, when you arrived, our tables in the restaurant were full and offered you a...More

Reviewed July 28, 2017

We are new to the area ,and Tonks Brothers Funeral Directors of Abingdon,recommended us to The Black Horse ,Gozzards Ford ,and on our arrival we were greeted by a warm and friendly family and staff with drinks followed by trays of all kinds of tasty...More

1  Thank fred p
Michaela K, Owner at The Black Horse, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2017

Fred. Thank you so much for your kind words. That means a lot to us moving forwards. It was our pleasure to help you through your day of sadness and to help celebrate the life she had. Please pop in any time you are near....More

Reviewed July 24, 2017

Was dubious about booking looking at previous reviews, however noticed it had changed hands so a booking was made. Well i am so pleased, fabulous friendly honest new landlord, lovely staff, food was excellent and other customers were quick to recommend the roast before we...More

1  Thank susie j
Reviewed July 10, 2017

We have been avoiding this pub for the last 2 years even though it is on our doorstep following a disastrous visit when it was under the previous management. Saw that it ws now getting good reviews so decided to give it another go. So...More

2  Thank Sarah G
Reviewed July 9, 2017

Beer was flat and tasted like vinegar - the barmaid changed it for a lager which wasn't much better. It was 'Spice nite' so I tried a Rogon Josh which turned out to be slices of poor quality Lamb in a watery brown sauce with...More

Thank Tim B
Reviewed July 9, 2017

Having been told there are new owners booked there for lunch today. Both a Sunday roast menu & the standard menu available which is nice. The family running the pub are lovely, friendly, chatty, nothing too much trouble. My friend had only been there once...More

1  Thank zir57
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Questions & Answers
Julie M
July 25, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Michaela K | Property representative |
Hi Julie. We have a beautiful beer garden with a kids climbing frame. Dog friendly and enclosed with a gate for the little ones.
Julie S
January 4, 2015|
Response from Dawn N | Property representative |
Hi, We'd happily welcome you for your sisters 60th. I would recommend booking especially if there will be a few of you so that we're able to give you and the rest of your group the best table space. Please ring 01865390530... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $28
Bar, British, Pub
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Buffet, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
3:30 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: Gozzards Ford, Abingdon OX13 6JH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Abingdon
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 390530
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