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The Black Horse Bar

Closed Now: 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Open today: 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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nice pub but....

I agree with previous reviewers about the state of the place as to cleanliness.Overall... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
kateashford
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Ashford, United Kingdom
Dinner with friends

Food was great in a quiet relaxed atmosphere. Four meals purchased, all good. Our friends both had... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2018
jazzman592018
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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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  • Average17%
  • Poor13%
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13 May 2018
“nice pub but....”
12 Jan 2018
“Dinner with friends”
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The Street, Pluckley, Ashford TN27 0QS, England
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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

The tables were sticky The bar staff advised that the chef wouldn’t be too impressed that we wanted food (there were 9 of us). When our orders arrived we were asked if we wanted any sauces which we asked for ketchup & mayonnaise- these didn’t...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We loved our visit to the Black Horse. The staff were so friendly and helpful and really went the extra mile to accommodate us. The chef cooked me something special as I'm a vegan and everything we had was delicious! The portion sizes are huge...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Called in on Father’s Day pm for a quick drink. The visit became even quicker when we saw the state of this absolute dive. Dirty, smelly, sticky grimy smelly carpets. Rowdy customers in main bar. What a shame because this historic building could actually be...More

3  Thank TrevW179
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

I have just celebrated my 50th Birthday at the Black Horse and it was fantastic. The staff there were amazing, they couldn’t do enough for us and Manager Cheryl made sure that everything was perfect. I can’t thank you guys enough. We had a garden...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank II_Lex_II
Reviewed 13 May 2018

I agree with previous reviewers about the state of the place as to cleanliness.Overall impression,very dusty and unloved.The brasses in the fire had not been polished,very dirty bricks around the fireplace,dead flies on the windowsill with other debris,an emptyorange sack (logs) on the floor with...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank kateashford
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

We were very much looking forward to visiting the 'most haunted pub in kent', unfortunately we were extremely disappointed. The food wasn't great, cold and is very expensive for what you get. We waited an hour for food, without any warning it was going to...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank Princessbecca7
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Popped in for a cheeky pint after a walk and was met by very friendly staff. Decided to have a spot of lunch and we were not disappointed. Very good value for money, a very tasty lunch. We were made to feel welcome as was...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank debsh88
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Food was great in a quiet relaxed atmosphere. Four meals purchased, all good. Our friends both had the minted lamb chops which they thought were very good. I can recommend the Steak and guiness pie (proper slice of pie with shortcrust pastry, very tasty) and...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank jazzman592018
Reviewed 28 December 2017

a bit grimm as very dirty carpet needs a clean up in all areas ,however this was nsecond visit and food was excellent on both occasions ,staff were very attentive we didn't need to go to the bar ,don't loose this old pub just dress...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Madeleine S
Reviewed 5 November 2017

I am not sure I have ever been in a place to eat that was so dirty... the table had dirt so encaked into it, you could draw patterns in the grime. A pile of rubbish and a cardboard box, grimey windows, sticky seats, you...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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