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The Black Horse Restaurant

) #3 of 4 Restaurants in Pluckley $$ - $$$ , British,
The Street, Pluckley, Ashford TN27 0QS, England
+44 1233 841948
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
22 Apr 2017
“Good food”
3 Apr 2017
“Fantastic location”
Closed Now
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
The Street, Pluckley, Ashford TN27 0QS, England
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1 - 10 of 276 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What has happened to this place over a couple of years? I travel down this way a couple of times a year for the scenery and so. But the last couple of years this pub has gone down hill. This weekend i was waiting 20...More

3  Thank Paul C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for a family Sunday lunch here and it was awful, didn't have hardly any food left as they said it was too busy, the lunch came after a good hours wait and was abysmal. Yorkshire over done - lack of meat and vegetables....More

2  Thank Makka1981
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for Sunday lunch today and it was awful! The starters were okay, but no butter or margarine came with the bread. Two of us had dry bread with our prawns and it was dry bread with the pate too. No lemon slice/wedge came...More

2  Thank Andrew M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went in with a few friends on Sunday, decided we would sit out side to eat as it was a lovely day, we all ordered roast dinners, I my self had the beef option, It was very well cooked and so tender, and you could...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to this pub many times in the past few years as it is ideally located in an area with many nice (and not too strenuous) country walks. The first visit this year was a real disappointment. The visit didn't start well as...More

5  Thank Man_of_Kent2003
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popped in on a busy Saturday afternoon. We were given a very friendly welcome by the very bar lady. The table we sat at was VERY sticky/greasy as were the menus. The two chefs kept popping out the kitchen to chat to the lady at...More

2  Thank StuartG21
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch today with my my wife and baby. The staff were very attentive, welcoming and made a big fuss of our dogs. Unfortunately the food was a massive let down. The homemade lasagne was not layered, had no béchamel, the ragu contained no...More

1  Thank John W
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Great pub / restaurant to go with family always made very welcome foods excellent along with staff members will recommend to friends and family

Thank Matt M
Reviewed 10 May 2017

This pub has a lovely position in village centre and good car park. Lovely walks around village. Free WiFi. We had good beer and tonic, very nice ciabatta rolls served with salad, and coffee. Service was efficient and friendly, value OK. We should have preferred...More

Thank The-Kent-Bees
Reviewed 5 May 2017

I have been in the area a couple of times in the last week & decided to try as new manager & staff. I had a roast dinner on the Sunday & enjoyed it so returned in week & tried the chicken/bacon/cheese burger with chunky...More

1  Thank Mel4719
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How true is it that the pub is haunted and if that's the case, how many reports from staff and guests of sightings.
8 October 2015|
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Response from tbhtbh3 | Property representative |
Hi, give us a call and we can talk you through the various incidents.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Street, Pluckley, Ashford TN27 0QS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Ashford  >  Pluckley
  • Phone Number: +44 1233 841948
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