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
Price point:
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Visited On Sunday, 17 November 2019

Excellent on all levels.

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Visited On Sunday, 17 November 2019

Excellent

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Visited On Sunday, 17 November 2019

Good food expetience

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Visited On Sunday, 17 November 2019

This is the second time we have been to the Black horse and both time we have been impressed by the entire experience.

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Visited On Sunday, 17 November 2019

We had a great experience, the staff, the food, the atmosphere were all perfect. I felt we got a high standard of everything we had paid for, and recommend eating here for that special meal.

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Visited On Saturday, 16 November 2019

we enjoyed the evening very much,the only down side was that most dishes seemed to be over salted

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Visited On Saturday, 16 November 2019

Lovely meal with my family to celebrate my sons new job. Food excellent as always along with great service

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Visited On Saturday, 16 November 2019

Excellent on a consistent basis. A very enjoyable experience. Can recommend the Ladybird wine.

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Visited On Friday, 15 November 2019

Never disappointed at The Black Horse - fabulous surroundings, staff, service and delicious food! Thank you!

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Visited On Friday, 15 November 2019

Nice evening - just what we wanted.

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Visited On Friday, 15 November 2019

First time for us and we shall be back soon. Log fire was very pleasant on a miserable day.

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Visited On Friday, 15 November 2019

We were a group of 7 ladies and all said they would definitely make a return visit. The pub has a lovely atmosphere, very comfortable and attractive. Highly recommend it.

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Visited On Thursday, 14 November 2019

Lovely touch with the free anniversary desert

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Visited On Thursday, 14 November 2019

Really excellent service and the food was delicious. We were particularly pleased that you remembered (without us asking) that we needed gluten free bread with our meal.

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Visited On Wednesday, 13 November 2019

Always reliable and good.

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Visited On Wednesday, 13 November 2019

Friendly and helpful staff. Great food and drink.

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Visited On Monday, 11 November 2019

Yet another great evening with excellent service - thank you

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Visited On Sunday, 27 October 2019

An enjoyable meal with a professional service, well worth the money.

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Visited On Tuesday, 05 November 2019

As usual wonderful service and food and even with 7 of us everyone was happy and received their meals together. Best place to eat

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Visited On Wednesday, 06 November 2019

Great service, always there to help. Was incredibly organised with a large pre-order booking,

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Visited On Sunday, 10 November 2019

Service was very mixed, the main man dealing with us was exemplary, however some of the other staff were forgetful and the service was very slow, a three course meal shouldn’t take over three hours. However, the food is amazing, so please work on the service because The Black Horse deserves five stars

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Visited On Sunday, 10 November 2019

Wonderful meal, lucky to get a booking at the last minute, even received a card for our anniversary.

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Visited On Saturday, 09 November 2019

Great evening meal last Saturday to celebrate our son passing a professional exam. Interesting menu with perfectly cooked meats and veg. Tasted delicious. Will be back soon

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Visited On Sunday, 10 November 2019

Wonderful Sunday lunch enjoyed by all our guests service was very good and the food delicious. Presented beautifully. 5 stars all the way

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Visited On Sunday, 10 November 2019

A mixed experience, I would say. It's a lovely pub/ restaurant, no doubt about that. The cauliflower cheese was scrummy. And some of the staff were lovely. But on the negative side, we were initially put on a table that was way too close to our neighbours - no privacy at all. We were moved when we asked, but only after the Maitre D huffed and puffed and grumbled about there being people coming to the table we requested. (There weren't). The Yorkshire puddings were not very nice. And £9.20 for one port and bitter lemon seems excessive!

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