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The Black Horse - Milton Keynes

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

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

Excellent for and service as usual

David Booty 17 March 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
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Customer reviews for The Black Horse - Milton Keynes

4.3 (((() (based on 32 reviews)
87% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (25)
  • lunch (22)
  • value (11)
  • views (11)
  • romantic (9)
  • al fresco (8)
  • business (8)
  • large parties (8)
  • private dining (8)
  • child friendly (4)
  • trendy (4)
  • afternoon tea (3)
  • breakfast (1)
  • entertainment (1)
  • ((((* 8 June 2017 by Anne Pascall from Milton Keynes

    Good selection of food though a little more challenging for my vegetarian friend. Food reasonable priced and nicely presented. Staff friendly and helpful and although the restaurant was busy, waiting times were very acceptable.

  • (((** 30 May 2017 by Peter Davies from Milton Keynes

    We choose to bring family here based on the menue we had in April, which we both liked. The new menue is mostly deep fried food with chips. My own choice for the main did avoid the fried options, a chicken short crust pie and mash, and that is what it was. So over all a bit ordanary on the food side. Drinks including the coffees was good, and servis was on time and friendly .

  • ((*** 10 May 2017 by Sheena Mccormick from Milton Keynes

    Really like this pub restaurant from several previous visits but was a bit disappointed this visit.
    Arrived for our pre-booked table which was unfortunately at the bottom of the busy stairs to outside and right underneath a music speaker which was really loud. We asked if we could move to another table and were advised the others were all booked (even though they were clearly empty and no one arrived for at least an hour after we sat down).
    The starter arrived minus its katsu sauce which made the dish very bland and dry. When we told the waitress she just said "oh dear".
    Our main dishes were walked straight past us and offered to another table who declined them - then they were marched back past us, taken back to the kitchen before coming back to us. Hence they were warm, not hot. They staff really weren't bothered.
    The food was nice but the whole experience was marred by poor service.
    Just disappointing really :(

  • ((((( 17 March 2017 by David Booty from Milton Keynes

    Excellent for and service as usual

  • ((((* 10 February 2017 by Caroline from Milton Keynes

    Food was great. Servers were amazing... was a bit cold upstairs though.

  • ((((( 9 February 2017 by Isabelle Mason from Milton Keynes

    Excellent

  • ((((( 23 January 2017 by Martin from Milton Keynes

    The atmosphere is always welcoming and the fire was appreciated on a cold evening

  • (((** 22 January 2017 by Sarah Higgins from Milton Keynes

    Nice staff but wouldn't go on a Sunday again as not much choice if you don't want roast and lots of things off the menu. Asparagus side was over cooked and no sign of the Parmesan it was supposed to have on it. Disappointed- used to dine here a lot and can't say I will rush back despite the friendly staff and lovely environment

  • ((((( 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.

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