The Black Horse Pub

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 (Photograph: Beth Levendis)
Photograph: Beth Levendis

Black Horse Pub


English transplant Brian McNally channels Britain by way of Brooklyn at his Windsor Terrace saloon, dressing up the standard wood-and-exposed-brick interior with mixed-media paintings depicting English pop icons like the Clash, Massive Attack and Del Boy (of the classic BBC comedy Only Fools and Horses). The pub captures the essence of a local boozer across the pond—a convivial place to read the paper or match wits over a few jars of ale. And fittingly, the banter tends to center on English Premier League soccer, especially on weekends, when committed fans pour in early to watch live matches. Order a cup of tea and full English breakfast, featuring proper fried bread and Myers of Keswick bangers; then, move on to 20-ounce imperial pints of creamy Boddingtons or pitchers of local brews like Ommegang BPA.

Venue name: The Black Horse Pub
Address: 568 Fifth Ave
New York
Cross street: at 16th St
Opening hours: Mon–Fri 3pm–4am; Sat, Sun 10am–4am
Transport: Subway: R to Prospect Ave
Price: Average pint: $5. AmEx, MC, V
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