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Ye Olde Black Horse

££ - £££, British,
65 High Street, Rottingdean BN2 7HE, England
+44 1273 300491
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“risotto” (4 reviews)
“roast beef” (8 reviews)
“prawns” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
65 High Street, Rottingdean BN2 7HE, England
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1 - 10 of 351 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived having been given the run around in another bistro pub and i was full of attitude and ready to be difficult. Well, what a difference a couple of hours makes. I was given the biggest prawn cocktail I have ever seen. The temperature of...More

Thank Alan657
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great steak and chips. Says disabled access but it a large step into the quaint 15th century pub- staff assisted though, we reserved a table in the lower bar. Great food helpful staff. Large portions. I believe the management are soon changing hands though

Thank Diablo6
Reviewed 3 September 2018

we went and all tables were reserved,the manager found us a table away from the main restaurant the menu is excellent and varied, especially if you like fish,my wife had the moules cooked just right,I had risotto again cooked just right.We enjoyed our meal so...More

Thank Biffothebear69
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Food was homemade steak pie was steaming heat with crisp pastry and rich gravy and plenty of sort meat. Switched chips for mash which was also great with plenty of veg. Husband had smoky haddock which he also loved. Bright colours table for two maybe...More

Thank reginakeith42
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

2 of us booked for Sunday lunch , having had many lovely lunches and dinners here over the years. Today was THE BEST roast I have ever had! As always , the service is fantastic with John overseeing everything . I had roast beef which...More

Thank lisajpritchett
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Visited recently with my family 8 of us in total. The pub is lovely on the outside and really nice inside with a quirky layout due to age of the pub. Nice warm welcome etc. The menu is very large with about 25 mains and...More

1  Thank stacyjade
Reviewed 15 August 2018

We attended on Saturday for the Kylie tribute act, and there was no ticket costs :) Mixed group of 8 for birthday drinks, brilliant atmosphere and lovely staff. cant wait for the next one

Thank charlotte h
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Initial viewing was questionable - but as the saying goes - don’t judge a book by its cover!! Starters - prawn cocktail - fine Mackerel Pate - good and tasty, but subsequently tummy trouble!! Risotto- not good Fish an chip - good as was the...More

Thank ken b
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

I poodled down to Rottingdean for a short visit and couldn't resist popping in the Black Horse for some food. The friends I was with were very pleased to see a good variety of fish dishes for a relatively small restaurant and they were not...More

Thank Hertfordshi
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Booked for lunch today (Sunday) I had lovely smoked mackerel pate, lovely tender steak, eggs with gorgeous thick chips and strawberry cheesecake for afters. While my partner chose prawn cocktail with Thai chicken curry and lemon tart. .All very well cooked and extremely tasty with...More

Thank s13tjh
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Questions & Answers
6 October 2018|
Response from lynneejayne | Reviewed this property |
Yes, new management about a week ago.
Eleanor M
31 March 2016|
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Response from David P | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall. The Plough which is nearby does good food and is dog friendly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 High Street, Rottingdean BN2 7HE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Rottingdean
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 300491
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