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The Black Horse Inn

€€ - €€€, British,
Old Honiton Road | near Sowton, Exeter EX5 2AN, England
+44 1392 363366
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
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Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Old Honiton Road | near Sowton, Exeter EX5 2AN, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I never bother with this sort of thing but me and my wife went out not thinking of eating we niped in of the off chance had a drink and then decided we was hungry this pub is very rustic looking pub the beer was...More

Thank johnbigs76
Reviewed 6 days ago

Friendly place with lovely flowers outside that gives a fresh and well cared for appearance. We booked at the last minute and they were very obliging. Unfortunately our visit coincided with an event in their function room, which slowed down kitchen service. We waited a...More

1  Thank Diana D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My daughter had booked us all in for a meal it was very nice ok we had to wait while but was updated how long it would be. The waiters and waitress did looked very confused and inexperienced but the older lady who I would...More

Thank mrsmay62
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well can’t say anything bad.we called the pub to see if we could seat 35 football lads on tour they said yes we turned up with 20mins of the phone call and arrived the table was ready with a big car park and for us...More

Thank dan86jones
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can't say how great this place is. Myself and fiancé came here to celebrate a anniversary. The place has change a lot since I last cane here and for the better but it was a long time ago.. The staff are very welcoming as are...More

1  Thank nicola R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First and foremost a great atmosphere with a really friendly and helpful greeting. Food and drinks ordered and whilst waiting you could hear the staff being thanked for the service and how much they had enjoyed the food which to me could only be a...More

1  Thank Terry F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a lovely lunch with my grandson. Made to feel very welcome and the staff are very friendly. Nice food and nice atmosphere. Will definitely visit again and again.

1  Thank lesleywalker2014
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

We have just had a delicious meal. We travelled today from Penzance and stopped here for an evening meal. The service was excellent and we were made very welcome by all the staff The service was second to none the chef even came to check...More

1  Thank Pat-Pen
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Having nearly driven passed this restaurant, we are glad we stopped to have a pint and a meal. A very pleasant atmosphere with welcoming, friendly staff. The food was excellent with a varied choice and an open plan kitchen where you could see the chef...More

1  Thank Hanley1976
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Visited with my mum for lunch were looking forward to a nice meal only part of the restaurant was open as they are having some work done at the moment, we were directed to a table away from the noise and advised someone would be...More

Thank jayjay98
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Ann M
26 August 2016|
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Response from BlackhorseManagement | Property representative |
We currently open at 12:00pm 7 days a week and offer coffees throughout the day, from our specialist supplier Brian Wogan which is the largest independent coffee merchant in the South West. Serving everything from Espresso... More
6 February 2015|
Response from BlackhorseManagement | Property representative |
Hi there, we are exactly 3,235.3km to Skiathos town. Or so google tells me. I've never been, but I bet Greece is lovely this time of year.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Honiton Road | near Sowton, Exeter EX5 2AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 363366
  • E-mail
The Black Horse Inn, is located less that a mile from the Exeter Aiport and less than a mile from J29 on the M5. We are a family run Pub which prepares classic pub meals which offer value. We also prepare daily specials which are an enhancement of our Menu. Buffet Options are also available.We are a large pub which can cater for large groups and family dining.FREE Wifi is available.
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