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The Black Horse

€€ - €€€, British,
Rectory Bank | West Boldon, Boldon NE36 0QQ, England
+44 191 536 1814
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“crab lasagne” (15 reviews)
“beef” (20 reviews)
“soup” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Rectory Bank | West Boldon, Boldon NE36 0QQ, England
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

We met up with family here between Christmas and NY. The bar was packed and we had to squeeze in but our table was ready promptly and the restaurant had a very different atmosphere. We were 8 people and service was prompt and friendly. I...More

1  Thank SidYoung
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

I was here recently and not overly impressed but I still booked for a pre-xmas dinner. Everything was substandard. The waiting staff were uninterested. The scallops were burnt, no apology. The rest of the food was mediocre and then we were overcharged with dishes we...More

Thank _cornishpixie7_mk
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Great value Xmas menu... 3 courses for £18. I had the haddock casserole and it was absolutely delicious. Lovely house wine and great staff. Never disappointed here.

Thank canttinkof1
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Love this restaurant and always serves food to a high standard. £18 for three courses was well worth it.

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 5 December 2017

We visited with another couple after previously booking in and were shown straight to our table. Drinks order taken followed by food order. Food was very good and we all enjoyed a main course and pudding, service friendly and prompt plus the added bonus of...More

Thank davemcbeth
Reviewed 28 November 2017

After a hectic morning of Xmas shopping my choice for lunch, once again, was The Black Horse. A warm log fire and even warmer welcome from the staff. After a couple of drinks perusing the menu we went for suet leek pudding with haggis and...More

Thank Jeff P
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Took my parents here for lunch on Sunday and had a beautiful meal. The meat was tender and the veg was lovely and fresh. The decor is intriguing and very quaint. Mam was in a wheelchair and the staff went out of their way to...More

Thank BarbaraR232
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Went into the Black Horse on the off chance they were still serving lunch at 14:30. I'm so very glad we did. The food was excellent and the service equally so. You'd be hard pushed to beat the place for miles around in my experience....More

Thank David T
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

What a lovely setting for celebrations. The food was brilliant but it’s the service that does it for me ... nothing was a problem and even when we went to give a tip at the end they said no because it had been included in...More

Thank cubs27
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Very friendly staff and they managed to fit us in straight away without booking in advance. Love the decor here. Very welcoming atmosphere. Prices are reasonable enough and the food is very good. The only downside for me personally I'd say is the portion size...More

Thank Neil F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rectory Bank | West Boldon, Boldon NE36 0QQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Boldon
  • Phone Number: +44 191 536 1814
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