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191 Frome Road, Trowbridge, England
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Description: The Black Horse is a great local pub in Trowbridge - would like to be able...
The Black Horse is a great local pub in Trowbridge - would like to be able to offer a review. I selected "English" as the type of cuisine only because "Pub" wasn't an option - it should be, given that Café and Diner are listed as options.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Children cutlery was such a lovely touch

Any thought of the newly refurbished place were put on hold when the waiter came out with child sized knife and fork for my granddaughters (Aged 6 and 2) What a fantastic idea which make eating out more pleasurable for them. Mondays offer is children's main meals are £1. They were nice smallish... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
CoatHanger145
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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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Wiltshire
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

Went for a meal with a party of people. Staff appeared to be polite on arrival. We were seated and served quickly and waitress was pleasant and helpful. When my dessert arrived I found a piece of plastic in my dessert! I spoke to the young man behind the bar and gave him the piece of plastic and asked him... More 

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Thank tobyboy
England
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

Went to Black Horse today. Girl behind bar was helpful and polite. Then it went down hill from there on in. Food arrived quite quickly. Too quickly as it was hot on the outside and cold in the middle. I had chicken and even though it was cooked through it was hard like old boots and cold in the middle.... More 

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Thank lillymoore
Ottawa, Canada
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I had steak & ale pie (which I typically love) and it was tasteless. Followed up with sticky toffee pudding which was more sugar than flavour.

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Thank Tanya R
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 via mobile

A very nice meal, we had a pleasant evening nice surroundings great atmosphere. Food was reasonably priced and bar staff friendly but bested by the female (duty??) manager who knew just how to make us all, from the smallest to the oldest, feel welcome

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Thank Damian M
Chippenham, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Any thought of the newly refurbished place were put on hold when the waiter came out with child sized knife and fork for my granddaughters (Aged 6 and 2) What a fantastic idea which make eating out more pleasurable for them. Mondays offer is children's main meals are £1. They were nice smallish portions which were ideal for the ages... More 

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1 Thank CoatHanger145
Taff in Transit
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82 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Used to go here quite regularly, pub chain food so you knew what you were getting but recently the standard has dropped. I had chicken wings as a starter and found stale mayonnaise stuck to the side of the bucket, steak was so gristly I could not chew it. I will not go back for a while

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Thank Red_Admiral_R06
Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Good pub/good food.pleasant atmosphere.staff are nice,have had lot meals here,always good!got big screen's to watch football /rugby etc,and have a nice beer garden:-)

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1 Thank carol s
Trowbridge
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014 via mobile

Sunday roast used to be fantastic and difficult to get a table, then the owners left! Now its a basic 'ping' and it's done menu, which you are left waiting for ages! when our food came out it was cold, and sone had over cooked steaks! rare was asked for and it came out well done! very disappointing it has... More 

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Thank scatty47
Bath, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

After having several meals out and being dissapointed, I was reluctant to have yet another cold meal, but what a lovely time my family and I had at the Black Horse. Very welcoming, had a lovely round table, waitress was very good and attentive but not too much. Oh and the food was really good, lovely and hot, and steaks... More 

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Thank Ratty345
trowbridge
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013 via mobile

Oh my god!!! Used to be so good. Gone down hill big time. People eating starters when some main courses being served. Frozen junk. Could have been from Iceland lol. Don't waste your money

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Thank simongane

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 191 Frome Road, Trowbridge, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Trowbridge

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

Description

The Black Horse is a great local pub in Trowbridge - would like to be able to offer a review. I selected "English" as the type of cuisine only because "Pub" wasn't an option - it should be, given that Café and Diner are listed as options.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?