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The Black Horse

12 High Street, Pembury, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN2 4NY, England
+44 1892 822141
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pudding” (27 reviews)
“seafood” (12 reviews)
“mussels” (8 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12 High Street, Pembury, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN2 4NY, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having booked my Birthday Hogroast Party months ago, the day finally came, 7 April! I had invited 48 guests so including myself & my wife it was 50. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed themselves, the food, wine, beers etc were superb & supported by first class very...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed April 3, 2018

We decided to pop in to the Black Horse on the spur of the moment after the cinema on Easter Monday. All the food ordered was excellent and thoroughly enjoyed by seven of us. I can recommend the Black Horse Burger although I was torn...More

Thank David C
Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

Went to this pub after hearing great things about it, I wasn’t disappoint, the carvery was what we booked. You have to book early, the food was fantastic and very hot, they also catered for gluten free, well, the gravy was gluten free, four or...More

Thank Terry P
Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

This time went for Sunday lunch. A fantastic carvery with a choice of 5 meats or combination. Large selection of vegetables and all the trimmings. Excellent quality and regularly replenished. Fantastic value!

Thank Michael B
Reviewed March 7, 2018 via mobile

Used to live in Pembury, got to know Gary and Michele quite well, loved the pub and have always returned when in the area. Popped in for a Friday lunch with my wife and it was lovely.....perfect amount of proper food with a nice beer...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

First time at this pub, would definitely go back when I am in the area! Very busy when we arrived on a Friday evening, but staff really friendly and welcoming! Food took awhile to arrive, but huge portions of really fresh home cooked food.

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

Visited The Black Horse Pembury today for a belated Valentine's diner. The coquilles st jacques with creamy cheese sauce were tasty. So were the spicy chips and the Captain Nemo with steak and giant king prawn my partner ordered. Staff was friendly and helpful. The...More

Thank Annik P
Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

£35 for a large prawn which was like rubber with a steak that I’m guessing was cooked in a water bath.... Only reason I didn’t complain was I got what was advertised just none of the associated taste! Shocking.

4  Thank Andy B
Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

Seriously good roast meats, as much as you want, loads of proper vegetables and the trimmings. This is the best type of Sunday lunch and as is close to home cooked that you’re going to get. Not only that if you can’t manage one of...More

Thank Lynne J
Reviewed February 4, 2018

we went to the much vaunted Seafood Extravaganza at this gastro pub last night in a a group of three and were impressed with the starter of Thai spiced seafood soup followed by a cold buffet with loads of crab, salmon oysters and lobster as...More

Thank Richard V
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Susan M
May 5, 2018|
Response from David S | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is. There’s even a basket of cushions by the door to take outside so you can be more comfortable
April 29, 2017|
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Response from MrsT_TW | Reviewed this property |
The new A21 dual carriageway is due to open in a couple of days time so the road works will be finished, should be about 5 minutes drive from the Odeon cinema now.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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