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The Black Horse

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Fiddling Lane | Monks Horton, Ashford TN25 6AP, England
+44 1303 812182
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
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Sun 12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very pleasant - would recommend the rack of lamb. The lady owner is very personal and made us feel welcome straight away. The menu has a wide selection of tasty Italian food all of which are very original. I recommend that all go and visit

Thank Mattlondon_10
Woodchurch, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely well cooked delicious food. We had Venison with black currant sauce (delicious) . Calf liver (yum) and Lamb shoulder (scrum) for mains , preceded by avocado prawn and fantastic home made crab ravioli. We all had pud of coffee gateaux, banoffee cake, and cherry trifle. Great dinner.,We will be back.!

Thank anyoldiron2
Hawkinge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Today after driving through the countryside we passed this pub and both agreed to come back and visit soon. Sooner than planned due to road being blocked we turned round and popped in. Greeted by a lovely family atmosphere had a drink and the family who were eating their lunch offered us some siminal cake. Booked for next Sunday and... More 

Thank learningtobefearless
Kent, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful Evening we have just had at the Black Horse. The food was very good & the service was excellent. Very attentive & very helpful explaining the various dishes as well as samples of the ales for our friends to taste.Thank you for a lovely evening.

1 Thank CHRIS M
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in on Friday afternoon, after trying to find a place that had a nice garden for the children, good food, and good value. The Black Horse ticked all of the above and more. Really friendly and welcoming service, fantastic with the children, and recommended a couple of suggestions off the menu for the little ones. The food was quick,... More 

Thank Joe M
Ashford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 March 2017

The experience was perfect from beginning to end. It is our favourite restaurant for service and for feeling valued. The food is consistently very good with plenty of choice.

Thank leswynn2017
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We are moving to the area soon, so we decided to try a different pub in or around Sellindge every other week. Today 4/5/2017 the Black Horse was on the list. We drove up from Ashford and came down some lovely country lanes through the back-roads of Monks Horton to finally reach the Black Horse (there are easier ways to... More 

Thank Rutjesvh
Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We eat here pretty regularly. There are lots of good pubs for food around here, but this is about the best. Italian cuisine, but with lots of additions, such as pheasant when it is in season. And the service is so welcoming it feels like coming home. Worth visiting just for the view.

Thank collideorscape
Folkestone, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Not many options when having a carvery. Me and my partner both got the gammon, we had to leave most of it as most of it was fat. Have to admit the amount of meats they have on offer were excellent but I was completely dissatisfied with the amount of extras compared to other restaurants I have been to for... More 

Thank Fuglyduck
1 review
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Great service, lovely food. Well priced food and drink. The duck was cooked very well. Large portions. Outstanding building and location with a good garden for the kids to play in.

Thank Andrew W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$25
Italian, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fiddling Lane | Monks Horton, Ashford TN25 6AP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Ashford
  • Phone Number: +44 1303 812182

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?