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Black Horse

Burncote Lane
Checkendon
RG8 0TE

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Opening Times

Regular

MondayMidday - 2.00 pm
7.00 pm - 11.00 pm
TuesdayMidday - 2.00 pm
7.00 pm - 11.00 pm
WednesdayMidday - 2.00 pm
7.00 pm - 11.00 pm
ThursdayMidday - 2.00 pm
7.00 pm - 11.00 pm
FridayMidday - 2.00 pm
7.00 pm - 11.00 pm
SaturdayMidday - 2.00 pm
7.00 pm - 11.00 pm
SundayMidday - 8.00 pm

Autumn

MondayMidday - 2.00 pm
7.00 pm - 11.00 pm
TuesdayMidday - 2.00 pm
7.00 pm - 11.00 pm
WednesdayMidday - 2.00 pm
7.00 pm - 11.00 pm
ThursdayMidday - 2.00 pm
7.00 pm - 11.00 pm
FridayMidday - 2.00 pm
7.00 pm - 11.00 pm
SaturdayMidday - 2.00 pm
7.00 pm - 11.00 pm
SundayMidday - 3.00 pm

Operator

Independent

About the Pub

The Black Horse has been in existence for over 350 years and run by same family for over 110. This unspoilt Grade II-listed gem is hidden away up a lane that at first glance appears to lead nowhere. Well worth seeking out, it is popular with locals, walkers, horse riders and cyclists. Not a foodie pub, although there is are baguettes, bacon butties and chips to be had at lunchtimes. The al-fresco Gents toilet is worth a visit too ! During the winter months opening times may vary and calling ahead is advisable at quiet times. Dogs welcome in the pub if they are small, quiet and on a lead, but otherwise they will need to stay outside.

Historic Interest

Has been identified by CAMRA as having a regionally important historic pub interior.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 3 regular beers.

  • Loose Cannon --varies--
  • Rebellion IPA
  • West Berkshire Good Old Boy

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Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    Crisp from Sam's Cider in polypin.

  • LocAle LocAle Accredited
  • Quiet Quiet Pub
  • RealHeritagePub Historic Pub Interior

    Regionally Historic Pub Interior

Facilities

  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access

    The wheelchair accessible toilet is in an adjacent building.

  • Garden Garden
  • Parking Parking
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly

    Inside if they are small, quiet and on a lead.

  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • RealFire Real Fire
  • SeparateBar Separate Bar
  • Smoking Smoking Area

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Black Horse

Burncote Lane
Checkendon
RG8 0TE

Sat Nav Reference

51.551201, -1.0401

OS Reference

SU666841

Nearby Bus Routes (1000m)

Going Forward Buses: H1 (Thu only; one service towards Stoke Row before 10:00)

Directions

500 yards along narrow lane north-east from the Checkendon-Stoke Row road

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Black Horse - Checkendon

Black Horse

Burncote Lane
Checkendon
READING
RG8 0TE

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Real Cider Available
  • LocAle Accredited
  • Quiet Pub
  • Additional Services
  • Historic Pub Interior
  • Disabled Access
  • Garden
  • Parking
  • Dog Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Real Fire
  • Separate Bar
  • Smoking Area
  • Close to Bus Routes

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