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“Classic Old Fashioned Pub with Excellent Restaurant !”
Review of The Black Horse

The Black Horse
Ranked #1 of 9 Restaurants in Pembury
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub, Seafood
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Good for: Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Battle, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Classic Old Fashioned Pub with Excellent Restaurant !”
Reviewed February 1, 2013

We've eaten & drank here for many years, having lived in Pembury a few years ago but still can't keep away bacause we always enjoy the overall experience !

Gary & Michelle run the Black Horse brilliantly & no wonder it's always busy, with locals & passing trade alike.

We've enjoyed special occasions here, including Birthdays, New Year's Eve nights, Fish Extravaganza Evenings etc., all superb !

The Sunday Carveries are legendary with people coming from far afield to just settle down to enjoy really first class cooking & service.

We look forward to our next visit !

  • Visited October 2012
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English first
Wadhurst, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Carvery”
Reviewed January 22, 2013

Go in starved and leave full! propper old pub with a great carvery! good staff and a great outdoor seating area with spit roast!

Visited June 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Belly busting”
Reviewed January 20, 2013

OMG, you have got to go. The food was amazing , plenty of it and very reasonable. We had steak wich was cooked to perfection and very yummy.

Visited December 2012
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Kent, United Kingdom
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175 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
“A great traditional pub with a fantastic restaurant”
Reviewed October 28, 2012

We have visited the Black Horse a countless number of times (only just thought to post a review!). The Black Horse in Pembury manages to combine brilliantly being a locals pub, with a great restaurant (or you can eat in the bar area) where everyone would be made to feel at home. We have been for drinks, for lunch, for dinner. Each time I walk out and feel I have just left somewhere very special.

  • Visited October 2012
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5 reviews
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“You must eat here”
Reviewed October 8, 2012 via mobile

We ate twice here last week on a trip to Kent and I can't recommend it highly enough. Try Paula's steak and mushroom pie!! To die for. Can't wait to go back.

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