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The Black Horse - Milton Keynes

Wolverton Road, Great Linford, Milton Keynes, MK14 5AJ +44 1908942046

(((() British
Main course: £8
Food spend: £15
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 11:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 11:00 - 22:30

Very friendly and efficient service. Interesting menu, pleasant and well presented food. A nice lunch experience.

Wendy Carey 07 January 2017
from Milton Keynes

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A rustic waterside village pub with a decked terrace for al fresco dining, The Black Horse – Milton Keynes serves a menu of simple but wholesome British pub food. With cushioned seats, red walls & windows overlooking the Grand Union Canal, this pub is a country-style retreat in the historic village of Great Lindford.

Sourcing ingredients from trusted local suppliers, The Black Horse menu features wholesome recipes based around the garden, land and sea. Sample hand-pressed burgers, beef & ale pie with cardamom carrots, or sea bass with potato gnocchi, while old-school puddings include warming crumbles, custard-lathered sponges and decadent brownies. Not forgetting younger diners, a kids’ menu includes miniature versions of British classics.

A partnership with the celebrated Rothschild wine merchants means The Black Horse – Milton Keynes cellar is stocked full with an eclectic list of world wines, while indulgent wine flights allow guests to sample a variety of bins. Seasonal beers and barrel-kept ales also feature, as well as thirst-quenching cocktails and rich coffees.

The Black Horse in Buckinghamshire is a 6-minute drive from Wolverton Rail Station.

The Black Horse - Milton Keynes

Wolverton Road, Great Linford, Milton Keynes, MK14 5AJ

Contact +44 1908398461
Reservations +44 1908942046

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Customer reviews for The Black Horse - Milton Keynes

4.4 (((() (based on 24 reviews)
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  • dinner (19)
  • lunch (16)
  • value (9)
  • romantic (8)
  • views (8)
  • al fresco (7)
  • private dining (7)
  • large parties (6)
  • business (5)
  • child friendly (4)
  • afternoon tea (3)
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  • breakfast (1)
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  • ((((( 7 January 2017 by Wendy Carey from Milton Keynes

    Very friendly and efficient service. Interesting menu, pleasant and well presented food. A nice lunch experience.

  • ((*** 4 January 2017 by Katie Grummett from Northampton

    I am familiar with the menu as I have dined at the Cromwell Cottage and Fox and Hounds at Harlestone on many occasions which have always been exemplary. This visit was a big disappointment. I was on a table for 6 so we were stuck in a chilly corner by a drafty window as it seemed that was the only space for us. We were left for around 45 minutes without being offered a drink. We had to go walkabouts to try and get someones attention several times. Finally our starters came which were a bland, cold, tasteless disappointment. The mains were much better and the desert was average. Like I said I know the menu well and they did not do it justice at the Black Horse on this occasion. Normally such a lovely restaurant but a severe disappointment for a Christmas celebration with friends.

  • ((((* 25 December 2016 by Gary Moses from Newport Pagnell

    Good service and decent food

  • ((((( 20 December 2016 by Norah Ryan from Milton Keynes

    Excellent food and service,

  • ((((( 19 December 2016 by Elizabeth Barnett from Milton Keynes

    We had a late family Sunday lunch - all of us very tired - and we had a lovely quiet table, kind and helpful service, and lovely food. I especially enjoyed the nut roast and the mulled wine - and our grandson (2) adored his chocolate brownie and ice cream! We quite often eat at the Black Horse and have never had a bad experience yet. Our charming waiting staff were Marissa and Martin - well done to both.

  • (((** 18 December 2016 by Carol Grundy from Bristol

    The food was lovely but unfortunately I burned my hand when moving a metal pan that my starter was served in. Unfortunately I was not given a warning about the heat, so was shocked to find it so hot. The lady manager was very apologetic but the damage had been done. I would, however, recommend the restaurant as the rest of the service and food was exceptional.

  • ((((( 17 December 2016 by Carole Stephens from Milton Keynes

    Great evening, lovely food and good service.

  • ((((( 12 December 2016 by Marilyn Bailey from Welwyn

    Love the old pub feel. Roaring fires, dogs under chairs etc. Xmas decorations looked lovely. Would suggest much bigger signage outside, friends sat nav couldnt see it until they had driven past! Have been here quite a few times, staff are always exemplary. Food always very good. Good selection as well.

  • ((((( 10 December 2016 by David Booty from Milton Keynes

    Second time of lunching at the Black Horse, excellent Food and service, will definitely be going back.

  • ((((* 13 November 2016 by Susan Hadfield from Milton Keynes

    We had a lovely meal. Great atmosphere with roaring log fires. Sandy and Julie looked after us very well. The cod and chips and the fish cakes were delicious.

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