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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 Thursday, 18 October 2018

Excellent service and food, buzzing atmosphere.

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Visited On Thursday, 18 October 2018

Excellent lunch served by efficient and friendly staff - what more can you ask for?

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Visited On Wednesday, 17 October 2018

All our main courses were beautifully cooked and presented. My venison was excellent.

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Visited On Tuesday, 16 October 2018

A very nice meal - we will be back

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Visited On Sunday, 14 October 2018

Very efficient and friendly staff. The food was excellent and we were helped with choosing the wine.

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Visited On Saturday, 13 October 2018

Fantastic service and food, may our visit very special

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Visited On Saturday, 13 October 2018

When we arrived a little early at 7.15pm for a 7.45pm booking to dine with friends, hoping to have a drink first, we were told that we would have to go to our table straight away, as the bar area would get congested. Also, we were shown to a table for two, rather than for four. It took several minutes for the booking mistake to be corrected and for a table to be found and set for dinner. But after that everything was fine, except that the service was a little slow, but it was a busy evening.

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Visited On Saturday, 13 October 2018

We arrived early and were seated straight away. Food was delicious. Staff were polite and attentive and not too overbearing.

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Visited On Sunday, 14 October 2018

Bit disappointed in regards to the service at the Black Horse following are visit. Unusually under par. We were seated and not even offered water whilst we waited. We decided to skip a starter and have a desert instead and in order to void the hole asked for bread and olives. Olives were charagbel which isn’t a problem. We ordered our mains and these speedingly arrived less than five minutes later, which doesn’t set well when your food arrives that early! We also received our olives at the same time which leads me to ask, why on earth would you bring them at the same time as a Sunday roast?! As a result we weren’t able to enjoy these which we still had to pay for. I was really disappointed given the normal high standard however on Sunday it was either a case of being rushed or being forgotten, no middle ground. Quite annoyed by the hole experience especially when your spending £120 on four roasts and four deserts! Overall very poor experience guys!

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Visited On Sunday, 14 October 2018

As Always excellent service and tasty food

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Visited On Saturday, 13 October 2018

Went out with friends for dinner on Saturday evening and it was perfect. Not one thing to complain about. Everything was just right. Service was outstanding, food was outstanding and the atmosphere was perfect. Love this place.

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Visited On Saturday, 13 October 2018

the staff are very friendly and nothing is to much for them.

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Visited On Saturday, 13 October 2018

We brought German friends for Saturday lunch - they thoroughly enjoyed the location, atmosphere, décor, food and service. Thank you! Always good.

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Visited On Friday, 12 October 2018

A lovely location for lunch. Good food, service and location.

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Visited On Friday, 12 October 2018

A first tiime visit that won't be tbe last. Thoroughly enjoyed everything about the place.

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Visited On Tuesday, 09 October 2018

Beautiful faultless food, a gastro delight! Thank you for my birthday greeting beautifully written around my dessert plate. The staff are polite and service exceptional. Thank you yet again and hope to visit again soon.

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Visited On Thursday, 11 October 2018

Thoroughly recommend booking a table and enjoying the fabulous food with great service and welcoming environment. The haddock risotto was lovely 😊

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Visited On Thursday, 11 October 2018

First time visiting here as we had some vouchers given to us as a wedding gift. We will definitely be returning. The food was amazing and the service was great, felt very looked after. We look forward to our next visit.

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Visited On Thursday, 11 October 2018

Another great visit, food enjoyed by all and very efficient and friendly service. Never rushed so could just sit back, relax and enjoy our 'Ladies Lunch'. Will be back again very soon ..... thanks for always making it feel a special occasion.

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Visited On Tuesday, 09 October 2018

Very happy with our meal / service and everything on Tuesday evening. Have been before and will obviously be back!

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Visited On Tuesday, 09 October 2018

Fabulous meal and great atmosphere, best pub around

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Visited On Tuesday, 09 October 2018

Over priced wine whether by glass or bottle, food and service was superb and had a thouroughly lovely lunch regardless. You pay for what you get even if its a little pricey.

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Visited On Monday, 10 September 2018

Had a lovely 30th wedding anniversary meal, looked after wonderfully.

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Visited On Sunday, 07 October 2018

We had a wonderful Sunday lunch at the Black Horse for my husbands birthday, the meal was perfect, staff were lovely. Cannot wait for a reason to book again Thank you all xx

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Visited On Thursday, 04 October 2018

As always a lovely welcome. The staff are extremely accommodating and helpful. We enjoy the humour! Good food, good service - what more could we ask for?

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