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23 High Street | Swainby, Northallerton, Swainby DL6 3ED, England
+44 1642 700436
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Yarm, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Dropped in for a real ale to finish off a lovely walk with friends. Looked a lovely pub and would visit again for food next time. Lovely pale ale, very welcome after the walk.

2 Thank Lorraine320
Billingham, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called into Swainby off the A19 after a journey from down south. The pub itself had been recommended and I really didn't know what to expect. The menu was pretty extensive and the decor a little dated but WOW the food was good ! I'd return for the delicious hot ciabattas we ordered with salad & chips. Superb value too... More 

4 Thank SuzyMP72
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Today we visit the black horse as we often do and thought this place goes above and beyond anywhere else we eat they always speak to the children ask if we're happy, alter the menu to suit our children's likes dislikes the food is always top quality with generous portions the view is lovely and I suppose that's why we... More 

4 Thank dawnlisa1
Jarrow, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went for a Sunday lunch to this lovely pub in the beautiful village of Swainby. We were on our way back from a visit to Cod Beck, which is further up the road. The pub was very busy and we had to wait a little while for our food, but it was excellent and worth the wait.

3 Thank RichMaryGrace3
Ingleby barwick
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful Sunday lunch here with a great selection of meats, we had the mixed meats which were all delicious, very tender, the vegetables were cooked to perfection and were plentiful, loads of roasties and mash and extra gravy. Excellent value for money, we had 2 starters and 2 mains for £25. The staff were lovely and friendly, a really lovely... More 

4 Thank Nicolasimon1973
Stokesley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

This isn`t about coffee or food, this is about a welcome and warmth that turned a cold winter`s day into something wonderful. We are walkers, had been striding across the magnificent hills in very low temperatures, when my husband realised he had lost, yes lost, the car key. Some walking miles later, we landed at The Black Horse Inn and... More 

6 Thank babs r
Carlton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Nearly all the tables reserved. As a party didn't show we lucky were given their table. Starters very nice... Olives, Stilton Mushrooms, potato skins. Pork Parmos disappointing. Too much topping and couldn't taste the pork. Chips salad vegetables lovely. Would I go back?? Probably with a table reserved as it seems many do... without showing!?!?

Thank hderuby
Redcar, England, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Looking for somewhere to go for a meal for my birthday and came across this on google when we arrived we got a lovely welcome , ordered our meal from a very nice menu , I had lasanga hubby had steak pie with chips n veg very fresh and hot and really tasty, nice surroundings with lovely log fire. Will... More 

Thank Helen L
Chester, United Kingdom
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369 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

This is a big pub. Clearly geared up for the dining out market, it has a large space for tables and seating. It probably attracts locals and visitors alike. A handy post-walk refreshment spot for walkers who have been up on the hills or walking through the countryside. Service seemed pretty good. Reasonably efficient. Didn't eat here so can't comment... More 

Thank chestervoyager
Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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228 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Have eaten here several times in the past but not had to chance to go for 3 or 4 years, so decided to pay another visit for New Years day lunch. Booked a table as know it always gets busy. Food was as good as I remembered! I had the chicken breast with leak and stilton sauce, plenty of sauce... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 27
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 High Street | Swainby, Northallerton, Swainby DL6 3ED, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Swainby
  • Phone Number: +44 1642 700436

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?