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The Black Horse

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12 High Street, Pembury, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN2 4NY, England
+44 1892 822141
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Well cooked food, dog friendly place(giving us sausage and water for our chap). Always happy to drive from London to Pembury! Brings family memories and an amazing food

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Thank Kremisami
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

This special night was recommended and it did not disappoint. Lovely atmosphere at this friendly pub restaurant. Plenty of staff and the prices were reasonable. Our table of 8 was in the conservatory which was a pleasant setting. We were first served with a wonderful Thai fish soup which was so good I could have had more but knew we... More 

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Thank cazawaza2017
Norwich, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice pub close top Mercure Hotel nearby. Hand pumped beers on tap are good. Food is good but some of it is expensive - but that is typical of the area. Nice atmosphere too.

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Thank brianpaul450
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow!! This is my 3rd visit now and every time the food is excellent. The Sunday Carvery and the Sea food extravaganza in my opinion, is the best dining experience you can find around here. The landlord/lady & staff are all amazing (& the pub doggies) If I may suggest, the white wine could do with a couple of nicer... More 

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Thank Rhiannon C
Mayfield Sussex
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I attended a friends leaving party here this week. There were 30 of us, and it was a busy night. There was another larger party going on in the restaurant, and the pub was very busy too. I was very impressed when the food was served. We all got our meals together, which is difficult for the staff when people... More 

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Thank Eileen W
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A hostelry I've been using for 25 years. Decided on an impromptu Friday lunch. Excellent succulent burger with spicy fries and a beautifully presented sea food salad. Usual excellent beers- privileged to live in a village with an authentic pub not part of some godawful chain where the food goes from freezer to deep fat frier in the blink of... More 

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Thank Granty60
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We have been to this restaurant for many meals and family occasions. The food is always lovely with a tasty menu with plenty of seafood. The Sunday Carvery is really good and great value for money. The back garden is lovely in the summer and the flowers front and back are gorgeous!

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Thank Karen C
Tunbridge Wells
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Called in for Sunday lunch on off chance. Amazing food. Good value and great service. Parking a little bit of an issue.

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Thank Paul W
Kent
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Went with friends for the Sunday carvery. Restaurant so busy with a large party that it was overcrowded and difficult to what yourself speak. However, the carvery is excellent- we had pink beef and thick portions of gammon accompanied by a comprehensive selection of vegetables. The puddings are included in the reasonable price of the Sunday lunch (£15 ish) and... More 

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Thank SUE W
Snodland
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We visited the Black Horse today for a friends Birthday, there was 19 of us in total. Parking wasn't great, so parked a few 100 meters away and walked to the restaurant. The restaurant is very deceptive, it's looks tiny from the outside, but is actually quite big once inside as it spreads out behind the main building. The carvery... More 

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Thank Gary M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 High Street, Pembury, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN2 4NY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Royal Tunbridge Wells  >  Pembury
  • Phone Number: +44 1892 822141

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?