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The Black Horse

12 High Street, Pembury, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN2 4NY, England
+44 1892 822141
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pudding” (27 reviews)
“seafood” (14 reviews)
“mussels” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12 High Street, Pembury, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN2 4NY, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This time went for Sunday lunch. A fantastic carvery with a choice of 5 meats or combination. Large selection of vegetables and all the trimmings. Excellent quality and regularly replenished. Fantastic value!

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Used to live in Pembury, got to know Gary and Michele quite well, loved the pub and have always returned when in the area. Popped in for a Friday lunch with my wife and it was lovely.....perfect amount of proper food with a nice beer...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time at this pub, would definitely go back when I am in the area! Very busy when we arrived on a Friday evening, but staff really friendly and welcoming! Food took awhile to arrive, but huge portions of really fresh home cooked food.

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited The Black Horse Pembury today for a belated Valentine's diner. The coquilles st jacques with creamy cheese sauce were tasty. So were the spicy chips and the Captain Nemo with steak and giant king prawn my partner ordered. Staff was friendly and helpful. The...More

Thank Annik P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

£35 for a large prawn which was like rubber with a steak that I’m guessing was cooked in a water bath.... Only reason I didn’t complain was I got what was advertised just none of the associated taste! Shocking.

2  Thank Andy B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Seriously good roast meats, as much as you want, loads of proper vegetables and the trimmings. This is the best type of Sunday lunch and as is close to home cooked that you’re going to get. Not only that if you can’t manage one of...More

Thank Lynne J
Reviewed 4 February 2018

we went to the much vaunted Seafood Extravaganza at this gastro pub last night in a a group of three and were impressed with the starter of Thai spiced seafood soup followed by a cold buffet with loads of crab, salmon oysters and lobster as...More

Thank Richard V
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

First visit, lovely food in a real pub. We both had the sausage egg and chips which is exactly the sort of food you should find in a traditional pub (there is also a good selection of ‘international food’ available). Value for money was excellent...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

The wife and l ate here on the 13/1 and it was lovely, the serve was great lovely and polite and the spaces between each course was just right, the staff there are all nice and friendly, will be eating there again and very good...More

Thank Alex W
Reviewed 2 January 2018

We visited the restaurant on the 28th, after seeing family at the hospital close by. We could not have got a friendlier welcome for the Ladies there. I presume family run pub. They were accommodating , food was outstanding. My Husband had the steak which...More

Thank ceinwen63
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29 April 2017|
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Response from MrsT_TW | Reviewed this property |
The new A21 dual carriageway is due to open in a couple of days time so the road works will be finished, should be about 5 minutes drive from the Odeon cinema now.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 High Street, Pembury, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN2 4NY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Royal Tunbridge Wells  >  Pembury
  • Phone Number: +44 1892 822141
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