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The Dark Horse


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Quick Bites, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Bar, British, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for a rather impromptu roast dinner. The staff were able to reserve a table for us prior to us arriving. We arrived and immediately greeted and shown to our seats. There was a good selection of spirits and drinks overall behind the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank KTkatie123
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Booked a table for two for a Sunday roast, definitely worth booking as it was busy. We were in a dark back room next to a frequently used doorway which was a shame as the front of the pub which looked much more pleasant. The...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank looloobanks
Reviewed 24 November 2018

Have had two Sunday roasts here over a few months. Is very local for us, but is probably too popular on a Sunday and is probably ok for younger people, but seems to get very loud at times and very cramped due to it being...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Eddy K
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Popped in with the pooch post walk and she was exceptionally happy as got a doggie roast dinner on gratitude! I also had a fine selection of beers to choose from and able to settle with a Shangri La and the paper- nowt better on...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank vixter2016
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

We love this place. A cool old pub with funky interior and cracking a Sunday roast for 12 a head. The lamb was gorgeous, sooo tender and the red cabbage was just amazing, so rich and warming it was superb. Cannot recommend this highly enough...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank JoelMariaandSam
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

As usual I’m always up to try a new place for a Sunday roast. This time a friend organised a group meeting and booked us in. The pub was very lively, a down to earth vibe, dog and kid friendly. The service was a bit...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank DuncanI898
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Went here last Sunday for a roast - and it was really very delicious. Also the first vegan yorkshire pudding I've had in Bristol! The delicious food makes up for the less than streamlined service - the staff always seem a bit confused about which...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Rhiannon D
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

the service here is tragic! shame because the food is really nice.Very disappointed.The staff doesn't tell you when the table is ready or that you need to order at the bar.You cant open a tab you need to pay for a drink or food straight...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Yvonna H
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We booked this pub/ restaurant for Sunday lunch. Ours was a bit of a reunion/catch up with relatives. The food was nice although any enjoyment we had was ruined by being unceremoniously chucked off our pre- booked table! We'd taken our time enjoying our food...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank sue_doohan
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

They do a nice roast here, casual atmosphere, friendly staff. The Super Bloody Mary didn’t disappoint 👍🏻

Date of visit: April 2018
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Portia K
11 February 2017|
Response from WiltsBumblebee | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are amazing salads also. And tapas/nibbles boards
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