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The Black Horse

Wolverton Road, Great Linford, Milton Keynes MK14 5AJ, England
+44 1908 398461
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good21%
  • Average16%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible18%
Travelers talk about
“canal side” (16 reviews)
“gastro pub” (12 reviews)
“sunday lunch” (24 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Wolverton Road, Great Linford, Milton Keynes MK14 5AJ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We have been regulars here for years and had loved every visit on every occasion we frequented be it birthday Christmas new year or just drinking Thursdays. The place is amazing the upgrades and decor they have chosen is stunning and as much as I...More

Thank leesanders2018
Reviewed 4 days ago

Myself and three colleagues took advantage of a relaunch free meal offer to check out the newly refurbished Black Horse. We received excellent service, ordering the rack of lamb (new to the menu) which was really good. Drinks weren't free, but when you can get...More

Thank SergeP95
Reviewed 4 days ago

Me and a few pals rocked up to this bad boy last Friday. Food was amazeballs. Had Scallops for starter that was really banging. Then ordered the rack of Lamb which was so tasty, i left nothing but clean bones on my plate.

Thank Liam W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Booked a table for Saturday night. Food was excellent as usual. Staff were helpful and efficient. Good range of cocktails and gins.

Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

They certainly made us feel welcome although not local to me it is to a lot of friends and family so will certainly add it to my list of restaurants to visit lots of lovely nooks and crannies to sit in.. Certainly the upper end...More

Thank Ann B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Joined the every friendly team at the Black Horse, for the opening after a much anticipated refurbishment. The decking is a fantastic area although a rainy October is not the best time to use it, roll on sunny days, interior decor is all new and...More

Thank Patrick P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a local pub to Oakridge Park and Great Linford it is a shame that the service and quality has been so poor. We are hoping that prices will now be more reasonable and that meals will be more value for money now there had...More

Thank missmcleery
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visted here for a wonderful lunch of tasty food from starters through to deserts. Pate also prawn and lobster to start. Chicken, leek & ham pie and belly pork with scallops for mains. Then cheeseboard and brownies to die for to finish. Great food in...More

Thank missellie121
GeneralManagerAA, Manager at The Black Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Missellie121, thank you for your kind review; we are happy to pass along your comments to the team here at The Black Horse, Great Linford! Thanks again for the recommendation, and have an amazing day!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Despite it being a lovely September afternoon staff / mgr made it so difficult to order I just gave up.. I guess sometimes customers just get in the way of profitability :-(

Thank RJM69MK
GeneralManagerA765, Manager at The Black Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Rjm69mk, it's upsetting to hear that you did not receive the top-notch service we strive to provide. Thank you again for taking the time to let us know how we can improve. We hope you will consider us again in the future. Take care.

Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

On a warm and sunny Saturday August afternoon it was fab to spend a few hours sat by the canal in a wonderful outside seating area having some really tasty food. Highly recommend and the staff were great!!

Thank Sarah R
GeneralManagerA765, Manager at The Black Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Sarah R, thank you so much for your positive comments about The Black Horse, Great Linford!

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September 25, 2017|
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Response from miss-helene28 | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are allowed inside - in the pub side. so you cannot book a table and so no table guaranteed ! however we succeeded to get a secluded table in the restaurant area with our jack Russel !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$21 - $41
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wolverton Road, Great Linford, Milton Keynes MK14 5AJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Milton Keynes  >  Great Linford
  • Phone Number: +44 1908 398461
  • E-mail
Whether travelling by land or water, you'll always arrive to a warm welcome at The Black Horse in Great Linford. We're a cosy waterside pub serving well-kept cask ales, exquisite wines and tasty, unpretentious pub-food, which can be enjoyed inside or out thanks to our lovely decked dining area overlooking the Grand Union canal.
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