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The Black Horse

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12 High Street, Pembury, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN2 4NY, England
+44 1892 822141
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Snodland
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the Black Horse today for a friends Birthday, there was 19 of us in total. Parking wasn't great, so parked a few 100 meters away and walked to the restaurant. The restaurant is very deceptive, it's looks tiny from the outside, but is actually quite big once inside as it spreads out behind the main building. The carvery... More 

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Thank Gary M
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stopped off for the Sunday carvery but didn't book. The restaurant was fully booked but they managed to squeeze us in. Definitely book in advance guys. Lovely, friendly staff and the quality and taste of the food was outstanding. You can even go back for seconds if you can squeeze it in. Make sure you leave room for the... More 

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Thank Denise w
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great little gem in Pembury great atmosphere very busy with big open fire perfect for a nice Sunday lunch with family or as a couple £16.50 for a carvery and a dessert which was awesome service was great and good to see the landlord cutting the carvery meat himself ;-) !!

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Thank Shaun w
Matfield, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Managed to get a table at this sold out event and it didn't disappoint. So much fresh fish and as much as you can eat all supplied from a top local fish monger Sankeys. Entitled Fish extravaganza their were at least 8 courses. All of the staff both waitress's and bar staff were kept. Use all evening. We were looked... More 

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Thank Sclark1964
UK
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We rave about this pub to everyone but after our visit today it has really let us down! Having been for the Sunday Carvery on many previous occasions we where shocked to learn that the age of a child had moved from 10 to 5! What 6 year old would eat an adult size Carvery! That was evident when you... More 

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3 Thank Jon22222
Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a Pembury gem! Seafood,seafood, seafood, also other dishes to suit non- ocean food loving customers too. Have visited here many times and a different experience each time, however there are good and bad points to consider; excellent quality of seafood but overpriced as they DIDN'T include vegetables with the meal nor bread on the side, not even a... More 

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1 Thank 1Yum
Tunbridge Wells
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Choice of roast beef, lamb, pork, turkey and gammon. You can have some of each if you want. Plenty of freshly cooked vegetables including roast potatoes, cauliflower cheese, leeks in a white sauce, also Yorkshires, pigs in blankets and stuffing balls, suitable accompaniments and big jugs of gravy. You can go back for more if you want. We all chose... More 

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Hurst Green, null, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Visited the Black Horse last night for a works doo. Pleased to see side plates and knives on arrival, my friends and I pressumed this meant complimentary bread and butter, which would have been nice given how long we ended up waiting. But the staff proceeded to then come round and remove each plate and knife from the tables, confirming... More 

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2 Thank SophK88
Kent
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80 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Excellent Sunday carvery, one of the best locally - you can pile up your plate as much as you like with several meat choices and plenty of fresh vegetables, roasties and Yorkshire pudding. You can go back for seconds (and possibly thirds) but you should leave room for the dessert which is included in the price of £16.50. With such... More 

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Thank Mack51Kent
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Went here for a carvery, the staff were quite rude seemed fed up. We were forgotten about a few times. No carver on the meat so had to wait for someone else to come along and do it which they were angry about. Expensive. Wouldn't go here again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 High Street, Pembury, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN2 4NY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Royal Tunbridge Wells  >  Pembury
  • Phone Number: +44 1892 822141

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?