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The Black Horse

) #10 of 30 Restaurants in Portishead $$ - $$$ , British,
Clevedon Lane | Clapton in Gordano, Portishead BS20 7RH, England
+44 1275 842105
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“baguette” (7 reviews)
“country pub” (7 reviews)
“stone floors” (4 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Clevedon Lane | Clapton in Gordano, Portishead BS20 7RH, England
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Reviewed 15 May 2017

Not far off the M5 but an oasis of peace and calm and perfect to break a journey. Simple tasty lunch with decent beer and ok prices. Friendly staff.

Thank J2143X
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Just wanted to pop to somewhere local for my Husbands birthday and our wedding anniversary. What a super old pub, very cosy with a lovely big open fire and welcoming staff. Food was very good and tasty. There was also a good garden area for...More

Thank Lin D
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We called into the Black Horse again as its a "Real Ale" Pub and we weren't disappointed. Great traditional pub, Great Staff. Well done.

Thank _gilljeals
Reviewed 13 March 2017

No Frills,stone floors,cider and ale from the barrel,nice garden. Great clientele mostly local, Do not go, this pub does not deserve hordes of tourists

Thank JnT25
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We popped in here for lunch as we had not been in for some time. It has a good atmosphere from the log fire, stone floors and friendly staff. Many beers on tap to choose from. Good lunch time menu and good value it was...More

1  Thank kcrs14
Reviewed 12 February 2017

If you're looking for your dream of an English pub, you have found it at the Black Horse. A maze of rooms, stone floors, quirky tables and benches, real ales out the barrel, plenty of local cider, tasty home-cooked pub grub at lunchtime, welcoming locals...More

Thank Mylespetheter
Reviewed 31 December 2016

A pub with history, a lock up, slab floors, just good beers and ciders served from the barrels, with lunch time snacks and specials. Very popular, but with plenty of outside seating for fine days. Close to the M5, but tucked away from it and...More

Thank p0rtzed
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Food served at lunchtimes it's busy It's friendly It's cosy in winter It saves smashing draught beer It serves about 6 or 7 ciders It serves very good straightforward grub The more good reviews mean that more people will go there and it might get...More

Thank BoogieBopBruce
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Very good Ale and deserves its main entry in the good pub guide. Beer well kept pub always popular and has good home cooked food at lunchtimes. Dogs welcome. Goof fires in Winter outdoor tables in summer (and winter for some hardy soles and smokers)

Thank DaisyMcbois
Reviewed 4 October 2016

It was like walking back in time. A basic country pub that excels on providing well prepared beers and ciders and by way of cuisine pork scratchings and crisps, although at lunchtime some food is on offer. So go for the beer, and you'll love...More

Thank John B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Clevedon Lane | Clapton in Gordano, Portishead BS20 7RH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Portishead
  • Phone Number: +44 1275 842105
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