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The Black Horse Inn

££ - £££, British,
Byworth, Petworth GU28 0HL, England
+44 1798 342424
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pies” (3 reviews)
“beef roast” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Byworth, Petworth GU28 0HL, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really good pub for food and drink, log fire kept the whole pub warm. Food was fantastic will definitely be returning.

Thank kendo1978
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a very bad start to lunch at The Well Diggers round the corner. Had to leave because after 40 minutes they had not cleared our table from the previous meal. Went to the Black Horse, 3 minutes away, instead. It is a little scruffy...More

Thank Petroc1002
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a good 'old fashioned' pub in a pretty village. It benefits from a lovely garden with views across the fields. The food is tasty and freshly cooked to order - and is typically traditional - pies, fish and chips and burgers etc. Worth...More

Thank julietdobson
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Been a couple of times recently. Food is good, the inside hasn't changed much in 30 years (probably 50+) and it benefits from that continuity. It is authentic in a way that many pubs can't emulate because you can't replicate old and worn. The thing...More

Thank NHDG
Reviewed 24 July 2018

It is in a nice location with a great view. Unfortunately the view is completely spoiled by ugly red beer umbrellas! The food was good. The service was good. It is quite cramped inside. But there is a lovely sense of authenticity about this pub....More

Thank Tokelosh52
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Stayed in annexe for 2 nights very comfortable had a meal in the pub on the Friday night service was very good friendly staff. Food was lovely freshly cooked . busy little country pub. Would definitely stay here again if near the area

Thank iloveholidays1703
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Title sums it all up. Delightful in every way, best meal of the summer, in probably the quaintest hamlet I have ever seen. A little stream at the bottom of the garden, it is the quintessential English country pub to a T. 10/10. 3 different...More

Thank bluetravellers
Reviewed 4 July 2018

We booked here because there was a lot of availability on a Saturday evening and we were late to the party... that should have rang alarm bells, but the staff were so nice that we thought it was just an anomaly. We ordered very expensive...More

Thank Beverley B
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Returned for a pub lunch with friends today, we haven't visited for a little while and we were delighted to find The Black Horse as excellent as usual. Great menu to choose from, and you really can't go wrong with choosing anything from it. I...More

Thank SPC1105
Reviewed 26 June 2018

My friend and I eat out a lot and we have started reviewing each place we eat. We stumbled on this place in error and how pleased we were. The staff were fantastic from booking by phone to greeting us on arrival and the perfect...More

Thank Fifilemay
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
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: Byworth, Petworth GU28 0HL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Petworth
  • Phone Number: +44 1798 342424
  • E-mail
Good Beer - Fine Wine - Great Food - Open Log Fire - Large Beer Garden
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