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The Black Horse - Brentwood

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

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Main course: £10
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 11:30 - 23:00
Sunday: 11:30 - 22:30.

We eat here all the time. Sunday roasts are the best. This time my husbands apple pie was like warm with not much custard. They were very busy so we put it down to that.

Lisa Warren 16 October 2017
from Brentwood

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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
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Customer reviews for The Black Horse - Brentwood

4.0 ((((* (based on 102 reviews)
87% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (74)
  • lunch (68)
  • value (45)
  • child friendly (29)
  • large parties (25)
  • romantic (16)
  • private dining (12)
  • afternoon tea (11)
  • al fresco (9)
  • business (7)
  • breakfast (2)
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  • (((** 4 January 2018 by Roy Randall from Brentwood

    Service very good, though restaurant was very quiet. Ordered Wagyu burger for main course, very disappointed to be see it served in ciabatta bread, not burger bap. When I questioned the waitress, she said 'oh yeah sorry, we haven't got any'! Would have been nice to be told at time of order, rather than hoping to 'get away with it". Expected a £14 burger to at least be served properly. The three of us had three courses, which were ok, but no more than that. May have been better if busy?

  • (((** 21 December 2017 by Elaine from Romford

    Seems to have gone down in quality these past few months.
    The roast beef is of poor quality and is grisly and tough and veg selection i is lacklustre.Also meals have come out lukewarm.sorry about this but in the past we have always loved a Sunday Roast so we feel a bit let down.

  • (**** 14 November 2017 by Terry James from Brentwood

    Absolutely awful. Completely ruined my sons 21st birthday meal .. waited over an hour to be sested and they had run out of most dishes on the menu

  • (((** 18 October 2017 by Gary Ayres from Hook End

    After being shown to our table by another member of staff our waitress came over and we had to point out to her that four out of the eight knives laid out on our table were dirty.
    The service was very slow even though it was not overly busy.
    We have been to the Black Horse before on may occasions and have been very happy

  • ((((* 16 October 2017 by Lisa Warren from Brentwood

    We eat here all the time. Sunday roasts are the best. This time my husbands apple pie was like warm with not much custard. They were very busy so we put it down to that.

  • ((((( 27 September 2017 by Michael Wild from Brentwood

    Always had a very enjoyable meal at the Black Horse, using it several times a month

  • ((*** 18 August 2017 by Tracie Hedger-rossiter from Brentwood

    Service was too quick between courses. We felt rushed. It was obvious that our mains were ready before we'd finished our starters. Therefore my steak was kept warm, burnt on the outside and chewy to eat (fillet). Really not worth £21.50!! Everything else was really good.

  • ((((( 6 August 2017 by Kevin Morgan from Elm park

    Had a great meal at the black horse food very tasty good value for money staff very friendly and helpful would definitely recommend this place.

  • ((((* 5 August 2017 by Ken from BRENTWOOD

    Been visiting for years. Generally a very good to excellent service. Table service no problem, happy staff willing to help even when gets very busy..

  • ((((* 29 July 2017 by Paul Chaplin from Brentwood

    Yes was a very relaxed atmosphere, staff friendly. Food was most enjoyable and you was not rushed between courses.

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