Our Story

We are on a journey. A journey that crosses several continents and involves family, friends running bars and restaurants overseas, our suppliers,  and our team here at The Dark Horse. For all of us it’s personal and we want you to share our passion. We want to serve you great food, beer, wine and spirits, day in, day out…

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Our Smokehouse

We cook our Smokehouse BBQ menu low and slow in our 100% genuine American Smoker. We’ve got BBQ classics from Hickory smoked Brisket, to Jacobs Ladder Cut Beef Rib and Sticky Smoked Chicken Wings, and they’re served as they’re meant to be with proper US style sides or on our massive sharing platters so the whole group to get involved. But we don’t just fixate on quality American smokehouse BBQ though, we also have a large selection of US style classics…

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Our Entertainment

All to the soundtrack of some of the best musicians and artists in the land.

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Our Other Pubs


Like it here? Why not try our other pubs?

The Prince of Wales
The British Oak
Cheval Blanc

The British Oak, Stirchley

The Dark Horse
145 Alcester Road
B13 8JP
☏ 0121 449 6300

Opening Times:
Mon-Tues: 12pm–11pm
Wed-Thur: 12pm-12am
Fri: 12pm–2am
Sat: 12pm–2am
Sun: 12pm–12am