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The Dark Horse

145-147 Alcester Road, Moseley, B13 8JP

(((() British
  •  - West Midlands
  •  - West Midlands
  •  - West Midlands
  •  - West Midlands
  •  - West Midlands
  •  - West Midlands
  •  - West Midlands
Main course: £10
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday & Tuesday: 12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday, Thursday & Sunday: 12:00 - 00:00
Friday & Saturday: 12:00 - 02:00.

I was amazed by the food here. Everything was tasty. I particularly liked the mac n cheese very flavoursom. Service here was good too. We were in and out within an hour. Will be back soon.

Ann 25 September 2018
from Birmingham

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A smokehouse that beckons diners in with its eclectic style and cosy ambience, The Dark Horse blends tastes of America and Britain together perfectly. Alongside the meat delicacies are a huge range of cask ales and craft beers from around the world, and there are frequent live music events which are big draws.

Mouthwatering slow-cooked meats are the speciality on the Dark Horse menu, with prime cuts of beef and pork expertly smoked using signature techniques. There are chicken wings in a choice of glazes, a selection of burgers with toppings like smoked ham hock and sweetcorn relish, and a range of hand-tossed pizzas are prepared in the wood-fired oven.

Classic desserts from the States at The Dark Horse in Birmingham include pancakes with pistachio ice cream, while the craft beer selection features bottles from across the globe, as well as local breweries. There are artisan spirits on offer too, including corn whiskey from Georgia, and Mezcal from south of the border.

With its hearty dishes and great range of live music acts, The Dark Horse is a thoroughly sociable eatery all through the week. University Rail Station is a 9-minute drive away.

The Dark Horse

145-147 Alcester Road, Moseley, B13 8JP

Contact +44 1214496300

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Customer reviews for The Dark Horse

4.4 (((() (based on 34 reviews)
85% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (26)
  • lunch (19)
  • trendy (18)
  • value (12)
  • large parties (10)
  • child friendly (9)
  • entertainment (8)
  • romantic (6)
  • breakfast (5)
  • business (5)
  • private dining (4)
  • afternoon tea (3)
  • al fresco (3)
  • luxury (1)
  • views (1)
  • ((((( 12 November 2018 by John from Birmingham

    Lovely food and reasonable priced

  • ((((( 25 September 2018 by Ann from Birmingham

    I was amazed by the food here. Everything was tasty. I particularly liked the mac n cheese very flavoursom. Service here was good too. We were in and out within an hour. Will be back soon.

  • ((((( 4 September 2018 by Stephen from Birmingham

    The staff were welcoming and friendly. The food was excellent. I love American style bbq and the smoked brisket here was amongst the best I've had. The craft beers on offer were also excellent. Definitely worth the 25 minute drive there!

  • ((((( 29 July 2018 by Alayne from Birmingham

    Very good choice of beers, fantastic staff and great food food fantastic - had the nachos with pulled pork and the Texas brisket - amazing meat just fell apart - plenty of it too!

  • ((((( 15 May 2018 by Richard from Birmingham

    Excellent. Great food and great staff

  • (((** 19 January 2018 by Steven from Birmingham

    Save your cash and go to Hickorys

  • ((((* 15 January 2018 by Nena from Birmingham

    Waiters are always friendly and welcoming food is constantly good whenever we visit is good and events and just a good atmosphere overall. Stuffed peppers starter is lovely as well as the blue cheese and the winter salad. We miss the Brie burger from the fprevious menu though ;)

  • ((*** 7 January 2018 by Eamon from London

    Overall it was poor. I had booked a table for 12 with two high chairs and was given a table just big enough for 8 adults at a push. We waited ages to have our order taken and then waited ages for our food which was average at best. One of our party didn’t even get his meal after all the waiting. I think it all came down to poor management as there wasn’t enough staff to deal with the numbers. I spoke with the manager who said they were taken by surprise with the number of walk ups however when I asked about the other reserved tables when we arrived and the fact that we were given such a small table, he had no reply! Credit must be given to the two girls who were run ragged. They did their absolute best in difficult circumstances. As said poor management really let us all down.

  • ((((* 7 January 2018 by Paul from Birmingham

    a really enjoyable night staff were very good food was great -

    the only negative comments are you ran out of my drink - Havana club and your toilets really need a re- fit

  • (((** 21 December 2017 by Susan from Londonas below

    Nothing to say

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