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The Black Jug

) #23 of 129 Restaurants in Horsham $$ - $$$ , British,
31 North Street, Horsham RH12 1RJ, England
+44 1403 253526
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“steak burger” (6 reviews)
“fish cakes” (5 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
31 North Street, Horsham RH12 1RJ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went in there last night to have a few drinks before a show over at the capitol theatre and had two wait about 10 minutes each time 😪

Thank boozybulldog
Reviewed 1 week ago

two of us went out for a drink and both ordered ploughmans at lunch time. It was a rip off - £9.95 for a tiny triangle of cheese, 2 slices of nice thick granery bread, some chopped up salad, a piece of sour apple and...More

3  Thank CouncillorNorris
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called into this busy pub on a Wednesday evening and they were very busy ! Most tables booked ! Very helpful staff found us a table after around 15mins at bar. Great atmosphere , varied menu but not cheap pub grub . Fish and chips...More

Thank Frenchfay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Black Jug never fails to please, food always good, with an interesting and varied menu, backed up by a great selection of proper beer,cider and wines. The staff are always helpful and cheery. Even when busy, they acknowledge you, so you know you have...More

Thank Ashley P
Alastair C, Manager at The Black Jug, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Ashley, Thanks for the review, glad you had a good time. Hope to see you again soon. Ally

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter booked a table for supper on Saturday evening. The pub was bustling but service was good. Our meals (4 of us) varied from burgers to sea trout. All well presented and delicious. The staff were attentive and the manager happy to find the...More

Thank 696lizg
Alastair C, Manager at The Black Jug, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, many thanks for your review. Glad you liked your time with us here. Hope you liked the Hunt Hornet dry cider. All the best, Ally

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been here a couple of times for a drink before the cinema and have always enjoyed our time there, but ate here recently for the first time for a lunch time meal and whilst a pleasant enough experience in regards to service and atmosphere,...More

2  Thank Lucyadele
Alastair C, Manager at The Black Jug, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Lucyadele, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about the Black Jug, though sorry that it was not for better reasons. Firstly let me apologise for the standard of the food that some of you received when you came in. I...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately, we were told by the barmaid who confirmed this with a colleague, that they didn't allow children in the bar after 17:00 since it starts getting rather busy. Since the selection of beers looked good and they have good reviews for food, we asked...More

3  Thank Mikejheald
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Wow well if you want pub grub go else where, this place is great we have brought Friends and family here it's great good Food lovely beer and a cracking boozer it's a must!

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Having driven for an hour and a half to have a meal with my son, whose birthday it had been , I was sadly disappointed. The staff and setting were fine but when the description on the menu says 'Roasted Beetroot' one would expect that...More

4  Thank wjledger
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Maybe we just caught this place on a bad day but it was filled with loud, pretentious people who just loved the sound of their own voices. The seating is quite tight so there was simply no way to avoid being in the midst of...More

6  Thank Francesco G
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23 November 2016|
Response from Alastair C |
Hello Mr Grant, We serve food from 12pm until 10pm everyday, except Sundays, which is until 9.30pm. I would advise calling up to book as it can get rather busy. All the best Ally Craig
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 North Street, Horsham RH12 1RJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Horsham
  • Phone Number: +44 1403 253526
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