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The Black Horse

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Rectory Bank | West Boldon, Boldon NE36 0QQ, England
+44 191 536 1814
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“crab lasagne” (15 reviews)
“beef” (20 reviews)
“soup” (16 reviews)
Opens in 24 min
11:00 - 23:00 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Rectory Bank | West Boldon, Boldon NE36 0QQ, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a really nice lunch today , special menu was good value , the portions were really ample and the quality was spot on. Service was excellent and friendly . Interesting place with bric a brac style and great music . Will return .

Thank JeffDoubleJWilson
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really unusual quirky place. Food is really nice and the staff helpful and friendly. The menu is interesting and not the regular pub grub and the atmosphere is fun. Will definitely go back and would recommend

Thank philsax2n
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I called in for lunch with my wife, the in-laws and our 1 year old twin boys. Thought the pub, service and food was excellent throughout which was echoed by the others in our group. Nothing was to much trouble and they were happy to...More

Thank HooliganX
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Arrived & Meeted & Greeted promptly & tabled immediately. Offered a menu as well as a Specials Blackboard. Warm welcoming unusual decor & the menus are inside double album sleeves. A place to look in every corner & find wonderful things of interest.

1  Thank David W
Reviewed 26 March 2018

We go here occasionally as it is 30 minutes drive but worth it,took daughters boyfriend for first time,loved and intrigued by decor,the food was as usual great,partner nearly always gets the same,soufflé followed by blackened tuna,I love the squid,had a variety of dishes all excellent,one...More

Thank denboy2
Reviewed 22 March 2018

I visit the Black Horse fairly regularly and never come away unsatisfied, still hungry or disappointed! I absolutely love coming here for some amazing food and drinks with my family, the atmosphere is always cosy and lovely and the staff are all so friendly and...More

1  Thank Lucy L
Reviewed 3 January 2018

We met up with family here between Christmas and NY. The bar was packed and we had to squeeze in but our table was ready promptly and the restaurant had a very different atmosphere. We were 8 people and service was prompt and friendly. I...More

1  Thank SidYoung
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

I was here recently and not overly impressed but I still booked for a pre-xmas dinner. Everything was substandard. The waiting staff were uninterested. The scallops were burnt, no apology. The rest of the food was mediocre and then we were overcharged with dishes we...More

Thank _cornishpixie7_mk
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Great value Xmas menu... 3 courses for £18. I had the haddock casserole and it was absolutely delicious. Lovely house wine and great staff. Never disappointed here.

Thank canttinkof1
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Love this restaurant and always serves food to a high standard. £18 for three courses was well worth it.

Thank Chris G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rectory Bank | West Boldon, Boldon NE36 0QQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Boldon
  • Phone Number: +44 191 536 1814
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