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The Black Horse - Brentwood

420 Ongar Road, PilgrimsHatch, Brentwood, CM15 9JN +44 1277298765

((((* British
Main course: £10
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 12:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 22:30

Fantastic food and great atmosphere at a good price

Tracey Streamer 05 February 2017
from Romford

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Off the beaten track, The Black Horse Brentwood serves time-honoured favourites and pub classics from a hearty British menu. Framed by a white-picket fence and black and white timber, the dining room is kept warm by a host of open fireplaces, and features studded leather banquettes, chunky oak beams and a pretty courtyard for al fresco dining.

Hearty Sunday roasts and trusty British dishes head The Black Horse menu, and a range just for kids offers mini versions of pub favourites. Signature Vintage pies offer fillings like beef & merlot with buttered peas, while The Black Horse ‘Vintage classics’ menu includes lemon & garlic-roasted chicken with seasoned chips.

Paying homage to the Great British pub, the Vintage Inn bar stock includes cask-conditioned beers, real ales and a meticulously compiled wine list. Thirst-quenching offerings include seasonal non-alcoholic cocktails and freshly-pressed juices, and rich coffee is brewed freshly throughout the day.

The Black Horse in Pilgrims Hatch is a 7-minute drive away from Weald Country Park, and a 5-minute drive from Brentwood High Street.

The Black Horse - Brentwood

420 Ongar Road, PilgrimsHatch, Brentwood, CM15 9JN

Contact +44 1277374946
Reservations +44 1277298765

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Customer reviews for The Black Horse - Brentwood

4.1 ((((* (based on 74 reviews)
87% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • dinner (52)
  • lunch (47)
  • value (34)
  • child friendly (20)
  • large parties (17)
  • romantic (13)
  • private dining (11)
  • afternoon tea (8)
  • al fresco (7)
  • business (7)
  • trendy (2)
  • breakfast (1)
  • entertainment (1)
  • (**** 23 February 2017 by Dawn Field from Brentwood

    Not good food or service. Upholstery on chairs stained and dirty. Had to ask twice for water.

  • ((*** 14 February 2017 by Tricia Roberts from essex

    My husband had the sirloin steak which was cooked medium, but was tough to cut and tough to chew and said it was the worst piece of steak he has ever eaten. He did mention it to the waitress who was very apologetic and offered us coffee or dessert on the house, which we declined, We also had a £5 reduction on the bill, so no complaints regarding the service. I had a burger in a brioch bun, but the top of the bun was quite hard, I suspect it had been kept warm under a warming plate whilst the steak was being cooked. We will not be visiting this establishment again and unfortunately, it has put us off eating at any Vintage Inn in the future.

  • ((((( 5 February 2017 by Tracey Streamer from Romford

    Fantastic food and great atmosphere at a good price

  • ((((( 18 January 2017 by Jill Gibson from Doddinghurst

    Excellent food and lovely atmosphere

  • (((** 16 January 2017 by Frank Guest from Billericay

    Sunday Lunchtime: good food , reasonable portions. average pricing : Welcoming host & service quite good. liked the ambiance & layout of restaurant. When booking asked for a window seat but not available. Like the mini desert option available.

  • (((** 11 January 2017 by Jane Kamall from Brentwood

    Very warm and cosy atmosphere, friendly staff, nice food, very busy tho - would advise to book!

  • ((((( 22 December 2016 by Eileen Saunders from Brentwood

    Very good food, value for money and a lovely Christmas ambiance. Staff very friendly and helpful (it was the first day for our waitress and we feel she did an excellent job). Thank you.

  • ((((( 19 December 2016 by Jenny Armstrong from Brentwood

    Food was excellent
    Waitress was first class
    Good all round

  • ((((( 18 December 2016 by Tracy Brown from Brentwood

    The atmosphere was warm and friendly, the food was delicious and the staff were attentive. A very pleasant experience.

  • ((((* 15 December 2016 by Jan Moss from Brentwood

    Very good overall. Attentive staff. Food was good and well served.

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