The Black Horse at Ireland

The Black Horse , Ireland, Near Shefford, United Kingdom, SG17 5QL
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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
  • Outdoor Seating
  • 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 Monday, 20 January 2020

i have been a customer at this lovely restaurant for over 15 years and never been disappointed, however on this occasion for my birthday meal the food quality and presentation was below the normal standard for our table of 7 adults.

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Visited On Tuesday, 21 January 2020

Always great!

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Visited On Sunday, 19 January 2020

Our first visit to The Black Horse at Ireland, we will definitely be back! Fantastic food and service, warm and welcoming staff, they even gave my hubbie a birthday card - really nice touch! Only disappointment was that they run out of vanilla and then pistachio ice cream but the apple & cherry crumble was still to die for!

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Visited On Sunday, 19 January 2020

Sunday lunch excellent staff very accommodating Definitely can’t wait to go back

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Visited On Sunday, 19 January 2020

Fabulous food, fabulous choice for gluten free main meals (a little disappointing on the sweets especially as one of the two had run out), polite staff but slow service, sweets took over 30 mins to arrive. Still one of our fav places to eat though.

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Visited On Sunday, 19 January 2020

Excellent food as always for Sunday lunch, service always excellent too.

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Visited On Sunday, 19 January 2020

One of my Favourite places to eat out. Always perfect and the team Great as ever. Wine and Champagne list great. Will return soon

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Visited On Saturday, 18 January 2020

fabulous fish and chips really enjoyed our lunch will certainly book again.

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Visited On Saturday, 18 January 2020

Excellent food and friendly staff

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Visited On Saturday, 18 January 2020

The atmosphere was great. My food was good, although could have done with more veggies with my main which at £21.95 was pricey. Wine was very pricey too. Waiting staff were too eager to clear our plates and we felt rushed. Then told the coffee machine e was being shut down and we needed to hurry. This was just before 11pm, and there were still plenty of customers. So overall we felt rushed. It could have been a better experience.

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Visited On Saturday, 18 January 2020

Wonderful as always.

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Visited On Saturday, 18 January 2020

Had a very pleasant evening at the Black Horse. Food, service was great, couldn’t fault.

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Visited On Friday, 17 January 2020

We always go to the Black Horse for a special meal with friends. I love the decoration and ambiance. The food wasn’t the best we have had, with over salted fish cakes and a dry burger. The steak which I had was really delicious and cooked just the way I like it. We will go back because the staff are very professional and attentive.

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Visited On Friday, 17 January 2020

So much better than just a great pub with fabulous food, the menu is locally sourced and seasonal and the wine list has lots of choices by the glass. Plus they do soufflé for dessert ! Fabulous !

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Visited On Friday, 17 January 2020

Food was good but my chicken Kiev more more a fried piece of chicken as no runny garlic butter inside. Glad I ordered greens as meal needed it however did make it an expensive mains . Would prefer slightly cheaper meals with no bread beforehand

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Visited On Friday, 17 January 2020

A great place to dine with friends & family

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Visited On Friday, 17 January 2020

Lovely lunch and excellent service.

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Visited On Tuesday, 14 January 2020

We thoroughly enjoyed our meal at the Black Horse and thank the staff for their attentive service throughout the evening.

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Visited On Wednesday, 15 January 2020

We would like to say thank you for the very pleasant lunch we had on Wednesday.The food was excellent and the service was also excellent and did not feel rushed there was a very nice buz in the dining room which makes for a for a very pleasant experience thank you staff and management .

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Visited On Wednesday, 15 January 2020

Exemplary delivery of care and cuisine. Never disappoints.

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Visited On Tuesday, 14 January 2020

Had a very nice evening as usual

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Visited On Wednesday, 15 January 2020

As always perfect lunch. Quality of food excellent and not so expensive for the quality.

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Visited On Tuesday, 14 January 2020

We needed a suitable venue for a business lunch. The Black Horse fits the bill superbly. Great choice, great food and great service, Without time wasting. We will be back again.

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Visited On Monday, 13 January 2020

Always a great experience. Friendly, helpful staff and excellent food.

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Visited On Monday, 13 January 2020

Very quiet, some staff not very attentive. Shame as previous visits have been spot on.

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