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The Black Horse

4.6
4.6
401 Reviews
£25 and under
British

Whether it's "welcome back" or "welcome for the first time", there is always something special for everyone at The Black Horse!
Our menu is freshly prepared using locally sourced produce, providing you with a delicious range of Great British Classic Dishes, all at affordable prices for the whole family to enjoy.
Hand-pulled ales and a great selection of wines by the glass are also available for you pleasure.
We hope to welcome you very soon!

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Booked 2 times today
  • Dining style

    Home Style

  • Cuisines

    British

  • Hours of operation

    Sun 12:00 pm–8:00 pm
    Lunch
    Mon–Sat 12:00 pm–2:30 pm
    Dinner
    Mon–Sat 5:00 pm–9:00 pm

  • Phone number

    01609 749010

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive chef

    David Davies

  • Private party facilities

    Private function available to hire.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

Menu

To Begin

  • Baked Rustic Bread£4.95

    Marinated Olives, Hummus, Balsamic & Olive Oil

    • Thai Style Grilled King Prawns£8.95

      Garlic, Red Chili, Ginger & Coriander

      • Wild Mushroom Bordelaise£8.95

        White Wine, Shallot & Garlic Cream Sauce, Toasted Onion Bread & Parmesan

        • Fried Cornmeal & Herb Calamari£7.95

          Squid Ink Aioli, Avocado & Chorizo

          • Spiced Chicken Wings£6.95

            Yorkshire Blue Cheese & Chimichurri

            • Beef Brisket Croquettes£7.95

              Choucroute & Horseradish Mayo

              • Classic Prawn Cocktail*£8.95

                Marie Rose, Crisp Baby Gem Lettuce, Dried Tomato & Pressed Cucumber

                • Proper Black Pudding Scotch Egg£8.75

                  Burnt Apple & Celeriac Remoulade

                  From the Grill

                  • 226g Garlic and Herb Marinated Chicken£15.95

                    Hand-Cut Chips, Sautéed Garlic & Shallot Green Beans & Café De Paris Butter

                    • 285g Yorkshire Sirloin Steak£24.95

                      Hand-Cut Chips, Sautéed Garlic & Shallot Green Beans & Café De Paris Butter

                      • 285g Yorkshire Ribeye Steak£25.95

                        Hand-Cut Chips, Sautéed Garlic & Shallot Green Beans & Café De Paris Butte

                        Sauces

                        £1.50

                        • Peppercorn Sauce

                          • Blue Cheese

                            • Béarnaise sauce

                              Pub Classics

                              • Chicken, Ham & Leek Pie£14.95

                                Mash Potato, Roast Carrots & Chicken Sauce

                                • Beer Battered Fish & Chips£12.95

                                  Mushy Peas, Tartar Sauce & Lemon

                                  • Slow Cooked Pork Ribs

                                    Sticky BBQ Sauce, Shoestring Fries & Blackhorse Coleslaw

                                    • Full Rack£16.95
                                    • Half Rack£9.95
                                  • 226g Yorkshire Beef Burger£14.95

                                    Grilled Bacon, Monterey Jack Cheese, Black Horse Chutney, Gourmet Bun & Shoestring Fries

                                    • 226g Spring Lamb Burger£15.95

                                      Minted Onions, Yorkshire Fettle Cheese, Gourmet Bun & Shoestring Fries

                                      • Beer Battered Monkfish Scampi£16.95

                                        Homemade Tartar Sauce, Pea Salsa & Shoestring Fries

                                        • Half Native Lobster Thermidor£18.95

                                          Classic Caesar Salad, Hand Cut Chips & Grilled Lemon

                                          • Cauliflower & Potato Gnocchi£13.95

                                            Chestnut Mushrooms, Blue Cheese, & Crispy Sage

                                            Sides

                                            £2.95 each

                                            • Sautéed Garlic & Shallot Green Beans

                                              • Honey Roasted Carrots

                                                • Mashed Potato

                                                  • Hand Cut Chips

                                                    • Shoestring Fries

                                                      • Mac 'n' Cheese

                                                        • House Salad

                                                          To Finish

                                                          • Sticky Toffee Pudding£6.95

                                                            Butterscotch Sauce & Salted Toffee Ice Cream

                                                            • Classic Lemon Posset*£6.95

                                                              Summer Berry Compote & Hazelnut Cookies

                                                              • Yorkshire Rhubarb Parfait*£6.95

                                                                White Chocolate Custard, Lemon Curd & Granola

                                                                • Coconut & Biscoff Cheesecake£6.95

                                                                  Mango, Pineapple & Pistachio

                                                                  • Trio of Yorkshire Farmhouse Cheeses£8.95

                                                                    Served with Homemade Chutney, Quince Paste, Grapes, Celery & Crackers

                                                                    Last updated: August 6, 2021

                                                                    What 401 people are saying

                                                                    Overall ratings and reviews

                                                                    Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

                                                                    4.6
                                                                    4.6 based on recent ratings
                                                                    • 4.7Food
                                                                    • 4.6Service
                                                                    • 4.6Ambience
                                                                    • 4.5Value

                                                                    NoiseModerate

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                                                                    • North Yorkshire

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                                                                    1. IR

                                                                      IRTM

                                                                      Yorkshire

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      3.0

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      Dined 1 day ago

                                                                      overall3food4service3ambience3

                                                                      First time I've been here and a little disappointed to be only offered a table by the door given I was sharing the bar area with a number of dog owners (x4!) and not offered a seat in the restaurant area (dog free!) or any other location in the bar area!? I've nothing against dogs or their owners but don't really want to share where I'm eating with them or listen to their yapping (and the dogs!). Aside from that the food was fine if a little short on portion size and my main course was not as hot as it should have been, perhaps standing too long for service? There was only one member of staff on duty which perhaps explains the delay in being served and whom seemed a little rushed or otherwise happy to socially engage with some familiar patrons at the expense of others!? Didn't try the sweets but at £7.50 a pop and what was observed others were having wasn't missing out and certainly not worth it! Overall not quite what was expected and may be better experienced on an evening when access to the main restaurant area is permitted. For what otherwise was only bar food given the accommodation then overpriced for what it was so there's room for improvement and as it stands not a venue I'll rush back to or particularly recommend.

                                                                    2. PC

                                                                      PatriciaC

                                                                      Yorkshire

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      4.0

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      Dined 3 days ago

                                                                      overall4food4service4ambience3

                                                                      The food & service was very good was sorry to see they had taken the slow cooked Belly pork off but what I had was lovely. A good varied menu something for everyone. Food cooked & presented very well & staff very friendly & attentive.

                                                                    3. DS

                                                                      DebraS

                                                                      Devon

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      4.0

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      Dined 3 days ago

                                                                      overall4food4service3ambience4

                                                                      Good menu and really lovely food Nice atmosphere

                                                                    4. MT

                                                                      MrsTimber

                                                                      Yorkshire

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      Dined 6 days ago

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      Very comfortable, we had a table in the bar near the fire, very cosy. The restaurant looked very nice for evening dinning, on this occasion we were there for lunch.

                                                                    5. CK

                                                                      CaroleK

                                                                      Yorkshire

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      4.0

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      Dined 7 days ago

                                                                      overall4food3service5ambience5

                                                                      Don’t order anything with gravy. The food is good here with a good choice but the gravy is one flavour for all and not very good at that! Same gravy for roast pork dinner, liver and onions and beef suet pudding, I would guess at some type of catering mix, not bisto that’s ten times better than this. Fish and chips great as are most other things just don’t order gravy !

                                                                    6. PS

                                                                      PaulaS

                                                                      Yorkshire

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      Dined on January 16, 2022

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      Delicious food as always . The best Sunday lunch around ! Great service , we are always well looked after. Thank you Steve and all your fab staff .

                                                                    7. RT

                                                                      RachelT

                                                                      County Durham

                                                                      2 reviews

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      2 reviews

                                                                      Dined on January 16, 2022

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      Very good food , service the people behind us could only use the word wedding but that’s not the pubs fault

                                                                    8. TS

                                                                      ThomasS

                                                                      Yorkshire

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      Dined on January 15, 2022

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      Great meal and food as always. Buzzing even in Jan.

                                                                    9. DS

                                                                      DulcieS

                                                                      Manchester

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      Dined on January 9, 2022

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      AmAzing food,amazing service,amazing ambiance,beautiful surroundings five star !

                                                                    10. FC

                                                                      FleurC

                                                                      Yorkshire

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      Dined on January 9, 2022

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      Fantastic food speedy service

                                                                    11. GR

                                                                      GRAEME

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      Dined on January 3, 2022

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                      Food excellent, staff very efficient and friendly. A most enjoyable experience.

                                                                    12. SC

                                                                      SharonC

                                                                      Yorkshire

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      Dined on January 2, 2022

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                      Can there be more choice on puddings for those who are lactose intolerant x

                                                                    13. EU

                                                                      EyUpMrsS

                                                                      London

                                                                      2 reviews

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      2 reviews

                                                                      Dined on January 2, 2022

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      Our local pub that always delivers top quality food and service. We love it!

                                                                    14. AM

                                                                      AM12

                                                                      Yorkshire

                                                                      2 reviews

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      2 reviews

                                                                      Dined on January 2, 2022

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                      Really lovely, casual but smart. We were well looked after by the attentive staff. The food was extremely good and the Sunday lunch was just spot on. The prices for 2 courses is £22.95 each which is well worth it. Highly recommended

                                                                    15. AC

                                                                      AndreaC

                                                                      Yorkshire

                                                                      2 reviews

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      2 reviews

                                                                      Dined on January 2, 2022

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      Great pub, excellent food, service was friendly. Pub is dog friendly which was perfect for us and we were able to stay in the car park in our motorhome, so both of us could enjoy the cocktails and a nice bottle of Merlot. Highly recommend.

                                                                    16. RM

                                                                      RobM

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      4.0

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      Dined on December 28, 2021

                                                                      overall4food4service4ambience4

                                                                      After several visits to the Black Horse recently we found it busy with the staff a little hurried. However, the service was good as always and the food was very good. A great atmosphere and lovely decor. The Manager as always came over for a chat and we will be back soon!

                                                                    17. SI

                                                                      SusanI

                                                                      Yorkshire

                                                                      3 reviews

                                                                      4.0

                                                                      3 reviews

                                                                      Dined on December 25, 2021

                                                                      overall4food2service4ambience3

                                                                      Very disappointing smoked salmon dish was tasteless, coq o vin needed to be cooked longer so the meat fell off the bone. Creme brûlée was awful all the decorative stuff on the top too much. Why mess with a good dish. Very expensive for the quality of the food.

                                                                    18. RH

                                                                      RichardH

                                                                      Yorkshire

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      Dined on December 24, 2021

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      Great place by the fire always great food relaxed thankyou!

                                                                    19. s

                                                                      scowler72

                                                                      London

                                                                      3 reviews

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      3 reviews

                                                                      Dined on December 20, 2021

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      Fantastic Sunday lunch

                                                                    20. M

                                                                      Marco

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      Dined on December 19, 2021

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      Quality Friendly service Prompt Lovely place Nice open fire

                                                                    21. JC

                                                                      JCLW

                                                                      Gloucestershire

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      Dined on December 18, 2021

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      Very nice dining area - food exceptional - service excellent - good value for money. Also cosy bar dining area.

                                                                    22. LC

                                                                      LynneC

                                                                      Yorkshire

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      Dined on December 16, 2021

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      The food, atmosphere and service at the Black Horse is excellent. I’ve been here many times and it continues to be top quality in all areas.

                                                                    23. P

                                                                      Pppppppppppppppppppppppp

                                                                      Yorkshire

                                                                      3 reviews

                                                                      4.0

                                                                      3 reviews

                                                                      Dined on December 16, 2021

                                                                      overall4food4service5ambience5

                                                                      Nice meal and happy with service, slightly disappointed by noisy kids in bar area apart from that all good.

                                                                    24. MI

                                                                      MarcusI

                                                                      London

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      4.0

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      Dined on December 11, 2021

                                                                      overall4food4service4ambience4

                                                                      Really good food beautifully cooked. Very friendly service

                                                                    25. JM

                                                                      JamieM

                                                                      Newcastle

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      Dined on December 11, 2021

                                                                      overall5food5service3ambience5

                                                                      Brilliant food, decent service and excellent value for money. We're in the private room for a 21st and we're looked after well.

                                                                    26. SL

                                                                      SamanthaL

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      Dined on December 6, 2021

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      Meals and service excellent. Returning customer as good as the first time...we will be back

                                                                    27. RE

                                                                      RogerE

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      Dined on December 5, 2021

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                      Another great day here. Lovely to see Stephen and his wife working on the tables, great landlords. Food excellent, lovely drinks, loving the Black Sheep cider. Great memories made with a poorly buddy. Thank You

                                                                    28. L

                                                                      Luce

                                                                      Yorkshire

                                                                      27 reviews

                                                                      4.0

                                                                      27 reviews

                                                                      Dined on December 3, 2021

                                                                      overall4food4service4ambience4

                                                                      Great meal out locally. Can't get much better unless willing to pay well over the odds. Service good. Food beautifully presented and wine reasonably priced. Will be going again

                                                                    29. TQ

                                                                      TrudyQ

                                                                      Yorkshire

                                                                      2 reviews

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      2 reviews

                                                                      Dined on December 1, 2021

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      Fabulous food and lovely atmosphere made for a very special evening

                                                                    30. AD

                                                                      AlanD

                                                                      Yorkshire

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      Dined on November 30, 2021

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      Great evening. Lovely food and ambience. Will come again.

                                                                    31. NF

                                                                      NicolaF

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      Dined on November 28, 2021

                                                                      overall5food5service4ambience4

                                                                      Fabulous meal. Staff very friendly and helpful. Will definitely return. Great overnight stay

                                                                    32. PH

                                                                      PatrickH

                                                                      Cambridge

                                                                      2 reviews

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      2 reviews

                                                                      Dined on November 28, 2021

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      Food was delicious, staff attentive and friendly! Loved it and will go back.

                                                                    33. J

                                                                      Jill

                                                                      Yorkshire

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      Dined on November 21, 2021

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      Excellent as always, would highly recommend … never disappointed

                                                                    34. L

                                                                      Lilli

                                                                      County Durham

                                                                      2 reviews

                                                                      4.0

                                                                      2 reviews

                                                                      Dined on November 21, 2021

                                                                      overall4food4service4ambience4

                                                                      Great place always friendly staff and the great food

                                                                    35. LM

                                                                      LizMB

                                                                      New York Area

                                                                      2 reviews

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      2 reviews

                                                                      Dined on November 19, 2021

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      As always…a warm welcome, great service and wonderful food!

                                                                    36. BP

                                                                      BazP

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      4.0

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      Dined on November 14, 2021

                                                                      overall4food4service4ambience4

                                                                      Had a lovely Sunday lunch although there are dishes other than roasts

                                                                    37. AA

                                                                      AndrewA

                                                                      Yorkshire

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      Dined on November 13, 2021

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      Absolutely amazing 10/10 place. Would recommend going 100%.

                                                                    38. HE

                                                                      HELENG

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      Dined on November 8, 2021

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      Food was amazing. Staff really helpful and friendly. Brilliant cozy atmosphere. Would definitely recommend and will be coming back again:) thank you

                                                                    39. g

                                                                      gagann

                                                                      Yorkshire

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      4.0

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      Dined on November 7, 2021

                                                                      overall4food4service4ambience4

                                                                      very pleasant atmosphere service and food were good would certainly visit again

                                                                    40. SF

                                                                      StephenF

                                                                      Nottingham

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      Dined on November 7, 2021

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      My wife and I enjoyed our meals. I had breast of pheasant, one the days specials and it was so tender. No room for dessert.

                                                                    FAQs

                                                                    The Black Horse is rated 4.6 stars by 401 OpenTable diners.

                                                                    Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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                                                                    Booked 2 times today
                                                                    Google Map for The Black Horse

                                                                    7 Lumley Lane Kirkby Fleetham, North Yorkshire DL7 0SH

                                                                    • Neighborhood

                                                                      Kirkby Fleetham

                                                                    • Hours of operation

                                                                      Sun 12:00 pm–8:00 pm
                                                                      Lunch
                                                                      Mon–Sat 12:00 pm–2:30 pm
                                                                      Dinner
                                                                      Mon–Sat 5:00 pm–9:00 pm

                                                                    • Cuisines

                                                                      British

                                                                    • Dining style

                                                                      Home Style

                                                                    • Dress code

                                                                      Casual Dress

                                                                    • Parking details

                                                                      Private on site car park.

                                                                    • Payment options

                                                                      AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

                                                                    • Executive chef

                                                                      David Davies

                                                                    • Additional

                                                                      Bar/Lounge, Beer, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wine

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