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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 9 October 2014 via mobile

This is my local. They brew three of their own beers, served from the keg: an American style pale, a porter and their own lager. All really good next to the epic Purity Longhorn IPA. The burgers are potentially the best in Moseley, arriving tender...More

Thank Adam W
Reviewed 30 September 2014

We went to the Dark Horse on a Saturday lunchtime. The front area by the bar is light and airy and the rear in contrast is perhaps not for those with any lack visual acuity such as myself unless they have a torch with them...More

Thank Keith M
Reviewed 30 September 2014

I visited the Dark Horse last night oh a whim and, lucky for me, it turned out to be the launch evening of Monday Rib night. I'm not normally a huge fan of ribs but this rack was the best I've ever had. It had...More

Thank Cameron W
Reviewed 21 September 2014

We visited the Dark Horse on Saturday 20th Sept for lunch, as we cam through the door we were greeted with a friendly hello from the bar and asked if we would like a menu - Great service from the start. We both choose a...More

Thank LeNoir_B15
Reviewed 16 September 2014 via mobile

We stopped in on our first visit to Moseley and are so happy we did! We tried the Snow White pizza and the Mozza Burger along with the Texas Caviar. Everything was so delicious!! The Tx Caviar was so light and fresh. The pizza was...More

Thank Andrea H
Reviewed 14 September 2014

We previously ate here when it was 'Mo Dough' Booked a table for a Saturday night. Took our 2 children the pub was already buzzing. Really friendly waitress showed us to our table, the menu is quite extensive offering a variety of bugers, pizzas and...More

1  Thank Bexsobusy
Reviewed 2 September 2014

We popped to the Dark Horse on a Saturday evening thinking it was still a pizza place (Mo Dough) and was pleasantly surprised to see this is now more of a bbq/smokehouse and pizza place combined - two of my favourite things!! The food was...More

1  Thank BhamFoodie83
Reviewed 31 August 2014 via mobile

We were visiting the Moseley Folk Festival and looking for something to eat about 5.30. They didn't take dinner orders until 6pm so we had to order from the lunch menu. The waitress was delightful! I was slightly disappointed as they had ribs...my favourite! Anyway...More

3  Thank pinkfluffyshark
Reviewed 24 August 2014

We thought we'd try the new Dark Horse for Sunday brunch as we often used to go to the Cross and were sad when it closed. What a treat it was....we weren't disappointed. The menu is varied with pizzas, BBQ ribs, main meals like Sunday...More

3  Thank ChrisB-Moseley
Reviewed 25 July 2014

Great new place to eat and drink in Moseley, Birmingham. I went there with my partner and a few friends for their launch last night and got to taste some of the new menu for free. The burgers were amazing! The place has completely changed...More

1  Thank Emma B
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
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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