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The Black Horse Inn

23 High Street | Swainby, Northallerton, Swainby DL6 3ED, England
+44 1642 700436
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
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“beef” (18 reviews)
“sundae” (3 reviews)
“crab” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
23 High Street | Swainby, Northallerton, Swainby DL6 3ED, England
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1 - 10 of 264 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the start with a phone call this place was great, all the staff were so friendly and helpful, it’s such a refreshing change to go somewhere and nothing was a problem in all areas! We were pretty late arriving and we never felt rushed....More

4  Thank Samantha K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for Sunday lunch but have been many times before. Excellent service and extensive menu as always. Food was superb and staff go one step further to accommodate you. We had 3 young children with us which weren't a problem and catered for superbly. Would...More

3  Thank Judy L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Food was great with so much to choose from. Service was excellent and very warm and friendly. Definitely worth a visit if you’re in the area

2  Thank Kaylen86
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Called in on a Tuesday lunchtime and chose from the lunchtime menu. Service was really quick and food was really impressive and lovely. Had two courses for a really good value £12 for that you had a choice of starter / main course, or main...More

2  Thank hopey09
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Been here a couple of times for food The staff are very welcoming and friendly and the food is amazing Will definitely be coming here every weekend

1  Thank Mark F
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

We visited this friendly pub for lunch after walking on the nearby Cleveland Way. We were spoilt for choice by the extensive lunchtime menu of sandwiches, ciabatta melts, salads and smaller versions of regular main courses. I opted for the king prawn and crayfish tail...More

2  Thank Martin N
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Sunday lunchtime only two tables busy. Turned up after a long walk over the Moors with our two well behaved dogs to be turned away. Told not many pubs in area take dogs???? Sat outside with a coffee then went on our way. Very unwelcoming....More

2  Thank Janet H
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Friendly service , excellent home made food and a great pint , don`t get any better than this . their sunday lunches are the best in the area , A proper pub ,

2  Thank collinbestford
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

I took my mother to the Black Horse and we enjoyed a very pleasant lunch. Waitress was friendly and helpful. The menu is quite extensive, the food was nicely cooked and well presented. Service was quick too. I've had many s lunch here and will...More

2  Thank Brian D
Reviewed 21 September 2017

we are a group of walkers who were looking for somewhere to meet for a meal and a drink. The Black Horse fitted the bill perfectly. Great food, lovely friendly efficient staff, ideal location, resulting in an excellent evening for all 33 of us.

6  Thank ianburnicle
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24 May 2015|
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Response from anna f | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but seems to be a great area for cyclists and not too far from the Tour de Yorkshire routes of last year and the Coast to Coast Route. The area is quite flat but has the advantage of the North York Moors to the east... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
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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