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The Dark Horse

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, Barbecue, British
145 Alcester Road, Birmingham B13 8JP, England
+44 121 449 6300
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“ribs” (39 reviews)
“pizza” (42 reviews)
“burnt ends” (7 reviews)
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Bar, Barbecue, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
145 Alcester Road, Birmingham B13 8JP, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

excellent food, very tasty, friendly and nice stuff, good music, clean restaurant ... recommend 100% Congratulations to the chefs and waitresses 👏👌

Thank Ana F
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely place with live music. Staff really kind and helpful with a good knowledge of the craft beers. They gave us a taste of every beer and let us choose the ones we liked the most. We then ordered a meat bbq platter, and it...More

Thank Viola F
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

5* food, 5* service, 5* music. We took friends and had the sharing platter between 4 of us. It was very generous and delicious! Jam Jah on Monday night highly recommended xx

Thank TrailBlazer472729
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We had lunch here and the food was great. The service was a little average and it took a while to receive our meals but it was worth the wait when it came.

Thank JetSetterJim
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic meal here about a month ago, when asked by a friend where we could meet for a Sunday meal we had no problem recommending this place. The Beef Brisket Sunday lunch really is amazing, melt in your mouth Brisket, great Yorkshire...More

Thank Barry G
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Visited this location as a meeting place with friends Saturday 28 July 2018. As we sat outside enjoying conversation and cold drinks in the glorious warm sunshine - the heavens decided to open for the first time in weeks after one of the hottest and...More

Thank PD-Advisor
Reviewed 22 July 2018

We went here to see the Gabby Killick performing her 'Girlfriend from Hell' show, having seen her perform on our recent trip to London we could not miss the opportunity to see her perform again when we heard she was doing the show in Birmingham...More

Thank JednSasha
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Massive thanks to the entire team again. You have been doing a fab job in having a very spontaneous party of 24 people, on a very busy day(football) on a very short notice. Everyone was very happy about their food and the entire atmosphere. Our...More

Thank P0cca
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Had a meal here with family and friends. The wonderful array of craft beers from around the world Is very impressive. The menu is a very typical smokehouse menu with some extra touches like Pizza. We all had something different and all the plates went...More

Thank Barry G
Reviewed 26 May 2018

The pizzas here are fantastic and coupled with friendly service. Lovely for a chilled night with friends, still pub fare but feels a bit edgier with a younger vibe. Recommended!

Thank Ella S
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4 March 2017|
Response from PinkDiva_243 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure to be honest. Best give them a ring to check.
2 February 2017|
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Response from Antonia G | Property representative |
Yes we do smoked beef brisket smoked beef rib,and beef burnt ends. If you can't choose one you can have all three on our 'take the bull by the horn platter'. Best wishes Dark Horse Team.
Alex E
18 July 2016|
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Response from Kmarie253 | Reviewed this property |
Moseley centre carpark opposite. Free to use in the evening.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 145 Alcester Road, Birmingham B13 8JP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +44 121 449 6300
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