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The Black Horse

Fiddling Lane | Monks Horton, Ashford TN25 6AP, England
+44 1303 812182
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“partridge” (2 reviews)
“pasta” (8 reviews)
“beef” (10 reviews)
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Italian, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Fiddling Lane | Monks Horton, Ashford TN25 6AP, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This a traditional Italian family run English country pub - and it is a great mix. Traditional Italian from home-made meatballs to calves liver to Pannetone puddings combine with mismatched ancient furniture, bar billairds and beer and dining area from a provincial hotel in the...More

Thank petercocks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The carvery was so poor we didn't stay for dessert. Watery and tasteless cauliflower cheese, poor choice of vegetables and a begrudging look from the chef when more than one meat choice was requested. Will not be recommending or returning, fortunately the afternoon was lifted...More

Thank Pudgit
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very pleasant - would recommend the rack of lamb. The lady owner is very personal and made us feel welcome straight away. The menu has a wide selection of tasty Italian food all of which are very original. I recommend that all go and visit

Thank Mattlondon_10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely well cooked delicious food. We had Venison with black currant sauce (delicious) . Calf liver (yum) and Lamb shoulder (scrum) for mains , preceded by avocado prawn and fantastic home made crab ravioli. We all had pud of coffee gateaux, banoffee cake, and cherry...More

Thank anyoldiron2
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Today after driving through the countryside we passed this pub and both agreed to come back and visit soon. Sooner than planned due to road being blocked we turned round and popped in. Greeted by a lovely family atmosphere had a drink and the family...More

Thank learningtobefearless
Reviewed 9 April 2017

What a wonderful Evening we have just had at the Black Horse. The food was very good & the service was excellent. Very attentive & very helpful explaining the various dishes as well as samples of the ales for our friends to taste.Thank you for...More

1  Thank CHRIS M
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Popped in on Friday afternoon, after trying to find a place that had a nice garden for the children, good food, and good value. The Black Horse ticked all of the above and more. Really friendly and welcoming service, fantastic with the children, and recommended...More

Thank Joe M
Reviewed 8 March 2017

The experience was perfect from beginning to end. It is our favourite restaurant for service and for feeling valued. The food is consistently very good with plenty of choice.

Thank leswynn2017
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We are moving to the area soon, so we decided to try a different pub in or around Sellindge every other week. Today 4/5/2017 the Black Horse was on the list. We drove up from Ashford and came down some lovely country lanes through the...More

Thank Rutjesvh
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We eat here pretty regularly. There are lots of good pubs for food around here, but this is about the best. Italian cuisine, but with lots of additions, such as pheasant when it is in season. And the service is so welcoming it feels like...More

Thank collideorscape
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
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18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
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12:00 - 14:30
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12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fiddling Lane | Monks Horton, Ashford TN25 6AP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Ashford
  • Phone Number: +44 1303 812182
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