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The Black Horse Inn

) #2 of 3 Restaurants in Swainby $$ - $$$ , British,
23 High Street | Swainby, Northallerton, Swainby DL6 3ED, England
+44 1642 700436
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“beef” (16 reviews)
“toasties” (9 reviews)
“crab” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
23 High Street | Swainby, Northallerton, Swainby DL6 3ED, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited today with my daughter for lunch. The menu was very extensive and the prices reasonable. I had ham eggs double fried chips and peas which was really nice. My daughter had a large Yorkshire pudding filled with beef and seasonal veg and it was...More

1  Thank Ian J
Reviewed 2 days ago

3 of us went to The Black Horse on Wednesday night and all had lovely meals from an extensive menu. The bar staff were really friendly and couldn't do enough for us. The meals were big portions and really filling. We have been to this...More

2  Thank wearytraveller261
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for Sunday Lunch with family, arrived at 12.00pm and found an available table suitable for four and a baby. Staff were friendly and cooked something special for my son who requested something that wasn't on the menu. Portions were huge, meat was cooked well...More

2  Thank Mrsnicol72
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived to nice welcome, staff friendly and helpful, starters arrived and very well presented and very tasty, main meals arrived once again very well presented and delicious. Thoroughly enjoyed our meal will definitely be returning.

3  Thank Chris M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This pub is in a delightful little village. We had been recommended even though it was a half hour drive for us. It was very busy but we were warmly welcomed & a table was found & freshly prepared for us, very quickly. The menu...More

1  Thank spenny71
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well, after an unpleasant visit to the blacksmiths arms, we've always said the black horse was much better, with nice food and retaining the character of a traditional pub. This time, however, we were greeted by mucky glasses , "turkey" which was almost definitely pork,...More

Thank samw9421053
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a delight to discover this lovely friendly pub. The food was beyond our expectations with a very full and varied food menu. I had the vegetarian option of mushroom stroganoff which was excellent and the side of chips were delicious. Can I mention our...More

3  Thank Maggie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We called into this charming old pub after a 7 mile walk around the local moors and farmland. All I can say is what a disappointment. After waiting at the bar for 10 minutes I was finally served and I ordered a lemonade and an...More

Thank allishoes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staying in Swailby and had hoped to make this our local as we had read online it was dog friendly. On enquiry dogs were only allowed in the garden. As the weather at the beginning of our stay was excellent this was not a problem....More

1  Thank Alfie0810
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

For every Birthday in the family we always go to the Black Horse for a meal. Plenty of choice on the menu to choose from and never a bad meal! The staff are excellent and are always happy to help. I always recommend the black...More

1  Thank Bradley D
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25 May 2015|
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Response from anna f | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but seems to be a great area for cyclists and not too far from the Tour de Yorkshire routes of last year and the Coast to Coast Route. The area is quite flat but has the advantage of the North York Moors to the east... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 High Street | Swainby, Northallerton, Swainby DL6 3ED, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Swainby
  • Phone Number: +44 1642 700436
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