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Black Horse Pub


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Bar, British, Pub, Seafood, Vegan Options
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene

Location and contact

We are a small family run business in the centre of Great Torrington. We serve a large variety of foods all year round to all kinds of people. Dog friendly and family friendly.
Special Diets
Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Bar, British, Pub, Seafood
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 13 January 2019 via mobile

Good choice on menu. Food arrived in good time and cooked well. The four of us had different things but staff ensured that the food all arrived together. Friendly service.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Robert P
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

Have eaten here on many occasions and can honestly say have never had anything less than a fab meal. Food is well seasoned and cooked with an extensive selection - good portions and extremely enjoyable. We have eaten both in the seating area at the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank anjibanj
Reviewed 27 December 2018 via mobile

Lacklustre and beige roast turkey.had the presence of birds eye packet roast or resembled hospital food on a Sunday afternoon Actually a very good price at £6.95 but you get what you pay for ,and no competition in Torrington anymore so what you don't know...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Richard B
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

On a damp day warm greeting in bar from staff enhanced by the real fire. Both chose special of gammon. Well cooked large gammon and excellent value

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank jedi1962
Reviewed 7 December 2018

visited here in the summer 2018 with family. very busy but what fab food it was. if your in torrington pop in and try 1 of their big t-bone steaks or the lamb shank

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank BEAS663
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

This is probably the best pub in Great Torrington. Good selection of beers and spirits. There are two rooms, one mainly for dinners. Frequented by locals and has a nice atmosphere. Was disappointed by the food, as expected a higher quality but as pubs go,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank SteveSven
Reviewed 29 August 2018

The bar was very busy but once we were taken into the restaurant it was much more relaxed. We were asked if we were attending the local theatre, which we were, and told that, therefore, they would ensure our meal was quickly served. It was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank dween0
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Came in with my wife, my mother and my 2 young kids around 4.30pm on a Thursday. Ordered 2 pints and a tea and scone. Immediately felt unwelcome by the land lady. Scowling at me and no welcome words. I had to speak first. I...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank stevenparky2012
bev h, Owner at Black Horse Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

I’m very sorry for the lack of service,thankfully she’s not the landlady and will be leaving this week.please come in again and have a free cream tea and a pint on me and assure you it will be 100 times better.we are very much for...More

Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

A really old pub, which is well located in the centre of Great Torrington, with wonderful wooden beams, fireplaces and charm. We stopped for a quick meal, so just had main dishes, but the macaroni cheese, jacket potato with chilli and the pesto pasta were...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Their menu states that they do not do fast food but good food and as long as you take this into account and are not in a rush then this is the pub for you. A good range of great food and very understanding if...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank julesredman
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