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The Black Horse

) #39 of 136 Restaurants in Brentwood €€ - €€€ , British,
420 Ongar Road | Pilgrim's Hatch, Brentwood CM15 9JN, England
+44 1277 374946
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible11%
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“pudding” (6 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
420 Ongar Road | Pilgrim's Hatch, Brentwood CM15 9JN, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Just had one of the worst meals.To start with we were told we would have to hurry up we only had hour & a bit to eat our meal Not good to you will have to rush your meal being only 4-30 in the afternoon....More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family live in both Hertfordshire and Essex and The Black Horse is a perfect meeting location for us all to meet for lunch. The Inn is a 16th century rustic style situated on the A128 Ongar Road in Pilgrims Hatch near Brentwood as part...More

Thank charles s
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped off for a late lunch break with friends. Staff were friendly and showed us to a nice table. Ordered drinks, and then food. My friends all had the steak mushroom and ale pie, which they all declared was excellent. I had the sharing platter,...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were out celebrating a birthday. Having been here several times before I was suprised that I left feeling quite disappointed. There is a lovely choice on the menu and the layout is very spacious and relaxed. However, the salmon that came with the salmon...More

Thank Louisa N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled upon this fantastic place whilst out driving looking for somewhere to have a Sunday dinner. We have tried one or two others in the area which were ok but thought we would just drive and take pot luck today and we certainly found...More

Thank danflo71
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We had booked a meal here for Fathers day on one of the hottest days of the year! Service was incredibly slow and we waited for 20 minutes before even having our first drinks order taken. This slow service continued throughout our meal and we...More

Thank pepzee_13
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Beautiful country pub with a cosy feel and a great garden too. The menu gives loads of choice, typical of this chain and is reliably good. Ate here on the 13/6/17 and what really made our visit was the outstanding service. Overall really good, would...More

Thank Myviewis
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Thank you Nina and the Black Horse team for another great experience here. Top notch service; friendly, attentive, personable and on it! Can't ask for more. Food was delicious. I went for a beautiful sirloin steak as you can see pictured. Whole table happy, Birthday...More

Thank AlexMooreHQ
Reviewed 6 June 2017

great service excellent food very friendly atmosphere great place for a family dinner or couples. very nice outside gardens friendly and very helpful staff

Thank Denise B
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Nice country pub - great atmosphere both winter and summer - food average, mostly pre- prepared - would be better if food was fresher

Thank wendybrooks07
General Manager A, Manager at The Black Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Wendybrooks07, thank you for taking the time to let us know how we can improve. We hope you will consider us again in the future. Take care.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, 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: 420 Ongar Road | Pilgrim's Hatch, Brentwood CM15 9JN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Borough of Brentwood  >  Brentwood
  • Phone Number: +44 1277 374946
The Black Horse in Brentwood is a country pub & restaurant oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.
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