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The Black Horse at Ireland

The Black Horse , Ireland, Near Shefford, United Kingdom, SG17 5QL
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Opening Information

Food Served Daily:
Monday – Thursday 12pm – 2:30 pm & 6:15 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday & Saturday 12pm – 2:30 pm & 6pm – 9.45pm
Sunday 12 pm – 5pm

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Families and Children Welcome

About The Black Horse at Ireland

Built in the 17th century, The Black Horse is an award-winning, traditional inn set in the small hamlet of Ireland, Bedfordshire. This family owned and run pub/restaurant has built up an excellent reputation for providing outstanding fresh food, cooked by talented chefs, served by friendly and attentive staff in relaxed and comfortable surroundings.

Parties of 8 or more
All parties of 8 or more must be booked direct with The Black Horse either by phoning 01462 811398 or filling out the ‘contact’ form. A deposit will be required.

Celebrations at The Black Horse
If you are celebrating a special occasion please fill in the ‘Special requests’ box on the ‘Completing your booking’ page when making an online reservation, remembering to include;

Occasion – birthday, anniversary etc
Name of person(s) celebrating
Age/no. of years (if applicable)
this will help us to personalise your special meal at The Black Horse.

Cuisine: British
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Friday, 15 February 2019

As always an amazing meal - food was incredible, I love this place.

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Visited On Friday, 15 February 2019

Enjoyed our evening!

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Visited On Friday, 08 February 2019

Excellent friendly service

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Visited On Thursday, 14 February 2019

Booking system very user friendly but does not allow you to reserve a preferred table location.

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Visited On Thursday, 14 February 2019

We always have a lovely evening when we visit the black horse. The staff are attentive very friendly and make every visit special. The food is always interesting and delicious. That’s why we keep coming back.

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Visited On Thursday, 14 February 2019

We have visited several times and never been disappointed by any aspect of our meal.

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Visited On Tuesday, 12 February 2019

A special ambience for a lovely birthday meal.

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Visited On Wednesday, 13 February 2019

Staff always particularly welcoming and friendly menu selection perhaps becoming a little staid but probably the best place to bring visitors to the area especially those from overseas.

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Visited On Wednesday, 13 February 2019

Very good evening

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Visited On Wednesday, 13 February 2019

Lovely lunch with a friend! I had the halloumi cheese kebab and crumble - both great choices!

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Visited On Wednesday, 13 February 2019

We have visited on several previous occasions and enjoyed our meals. However our visit yesterday was very disappointing. I had to ask for my Malbec wine to be changed. My scallop starter had far too much pepper and lemon that you couldn’t taste the scallops. My pasta special was tasteless, the ragu was placed on top of the pasta not through it. The pasta was stuck together and congealed at the bottom of the dish. Twice the waiting staff tried to take my husband’s plate before he had finished. The couple at the next table complained to three different waiting staff about their gammon main course which was extremely salty and they ended up leaving it. I did tell the waiter about my pasta dish and he did apologise and took the item off the bill. We did appreciate this but would have obviously preferred to have had an enjoyable meal. I’m afraid in the circumstances we will not be returning.

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Visited On Tuesday, 12 February 2019

Fantastic evening, the staff were friendly and welcoming and the food was delicious. We will definitely be coming back.

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Visited On Tuesday, 12 February 2019

Everything perfect

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Visited On Sunday, 10 February 2019

Sunday lunch for four was delicious and the service was a cut above the norm. Everyone who came to our table looked happy, they were gracious and charming. Great staff training in evidence. Roast beef was particularly delicious and the speciality gins were expertly treated and served. Thank you and will book again.

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Visited On Monday, 11 February 2019

Always a pleasure Staff couldn’t do more for you

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Visited On Monday, 11 February 2019

Good atmosphere and good food

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Visited On Monday, 11 February 2019

This was our first visit. I took my parents for lunch yesterday and we were very impressed. The quality and variety of food excellent (and delicious) and the service was efficient and friendly. We have already re-booked for two occasions next month! Delighted to find a reliable, reasonably priced, attractive place to meet friends and family. Very pleased to have found you and you are well worth travelling to. Incidentally we were recommended to you by our neighbour.

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Visited On Sunday, 10 February 2019

We had a superb experience at The Black Horse from start to finish.The service was friendly and impeccable and the food and drink did not disappoint.My friend was delighted with her Happy Birthday dessert..a lovely touch.We would not hesitate to return.

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Visited On Sunday, 10 February 2019

Guaranteed lovely visit as per usual ...

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Visited On Saturday, 09 February 2019

Most enjoyable evening food service excellent cannot be faulted in anyway will return very soon thank you

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Visited On Saturday, 09 February 2019

Excellent food second time here Saturday lunch and Sunday lunch Staff very helpful and friendly SEE You soon

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Visited On Friday, 08 February 2019

As always food was awesome. But the service wasn’t up to normal standards , waited ages to take our order and to get the bill, drinks took a while also . But will be back soon

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Visited On Friday, 08 February 2019

Always very attentive staff, excellent service, amazing food and specials menu, a few signature cocktails would be a good addition to the drinks menu though.

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Visited On Thursday, 07 February 2019

The staff were so great. We asked to move tables... not a problem, we asked for time to choose our food... not a problem. They got the balance between asking all the time and leaving us to enjoy our evening just right. Our recommendation is book ahead as it is lovely

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Visited On Wednesday, 06 February 2019

Excellent lunch. Chose from the daily specials and they were very good indeed.

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