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The Black Horse Inn

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Old Honiton Road | near Sowton, Exeter EX5 2AN, England
+44 1392 363366
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“fish platter” (3 reviews)
“beef” (10 reviews)
“sandwich” (4 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Old Honiton Road | near Sowton, Exeter EX5 2AN, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Decided to stop on the way home for a quick drink on a lovely sunny evening, decided to stay for our evening meal, both had the lasagne, it was fabulous best we have eaten for sometime, service excellent nothing too much trouble. Also took both...More

Thank natcliff2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my partner decided to try the black horse after we heard that is had changed hands agian. When we arrived there was no one at the restaurant point we had to go to the bar and ask, I think their was short staffed...More

1  Thank Matthew L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Terrible service. The food was nice however, very little of it for the price! My partner had 8 chips! & the chef forgot part of one meal. No offer for drink refills, no-one came to check how the meals were and we waited for a...More

Thank Sam F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Decided to meet up with a few friends and this location was brilliant. The atmosphere in the pub was really enjoyable and the food: they do small bite menu which was superb for one lady in the group..

Thank clarkjack889
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch. Nicely decorated pub with plenty of space.Great selection of food at good prices. What we ordered was delicious. Quick service. Will definitely return.

Thank Knittypink
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

No menu online so were unsure of what to expect but menu was varied and we both found something we wanted. Nice setting. Only down side was that we were not told there was a lunch menu so picked something from the main menu (starter...More

Thank Elena W
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Fantastic food at pub prices. Great landlord and landlady and the service was superb. Well worth a journey

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 19 January 2018

I came here with my adult grandson for lunch. When we arrived, the restaurant was quiet and were welcomed by the barman, who showed us to our table and took our orders for drinks and food. The drinks arrived swiftly and the meals arrived soon...More

Thank Barry C
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Friendly, welcoming staff and delicious food when we ate here, with friends, the day after Boxing Day. But we were expecting a festive atmosphere and there was absolutely no hint of Christmas! The lone tree outside had all its lights switched off. Inside was perishing...More

Thank SLS-B777
Reviewed 5 December 2017

The pub seems to have changed hands but still has a nice feel to it. There were a group of four of us seated quite close to the door which proved a but cold from time to time. Service was good and attentive. The food...More

Thank teifion h
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Ann M
26 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from BlackhorseManagement | Property representative |
We currently open at 12:00pm 7 days a week and offer coffees throughout the day, from our specialist supplier Brian Wogan which is the largest independent coffee merchant in the South West. Serving everything from Espresso... More
6 February 2015|
Response from BlackhorseManagement | Property representative |
Hi there, we are exactly 3,235.3km to Skiathos town. Or so google tells me. I've never been, but I bet Greece is lovely this time of year.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Honiton Road | near Sowton, Exeter EX5 2AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 363366
  • E-mail
The Black Horse Inn, is located less that a mile from the Exeter Aiport and less than a mile from J29 on the M5. We are a family run Pub which prepares classic pub meals which offer value. We also prepare daily specials which are an enhancement of our Menu. Buffet Options are also available.We are a large pub which can cater for large groups and family dining.FREE Wifi is available.
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