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Black Horse

Family friendly local offering a warm, welcoming atmosphere to relax and socialise.

About Us

Family friendly local offering a warm, welcoming atmosphere to relax and socialise.

contact us

161 Iscoed Road, Pontardulais, Carmarthenshire, SA4 0UN

01792 882239

Opening hours

  • Mon - Thurs // 12:00 - 23:00
  • Fri - Sat // 12:00 - 00:00
  • Sat - Sun // 12:00 - 23:00

Food service hours

  • Mon - Thurs // 12:00 - 15:00, 17.00- 21.00
  • Fri- Sat // 12:00 - 21:00
  • Sun // 12.00 -17.00

Facilities at this pub

  • Garden outside dining
  • Free Wifi
  • Parking
  • Families Welcome
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Enjoy a warm welcome

We’re a family friendly local in the heart of Pontardulais, just outside Swansea, offering a warm, welcoming atmosphere for you and your friends to relax and socialise.
If the weather is nice you can even sit outside and enjoy the sunshine. Fingers crossed!

Get Involved
If you’re looking to test your knowledge, bring your group of friends down to our quiz night every Sunday!
We also host a variety of entertainment at the weekends, from live music bands to discos for all the family to enjoy –we hope to see you on the dance floor soon!


The Cask Marque Award is an accreditation which guarantees guests the perfect pint of cask ale, every time. All the cask ales on sale are tested twice a year by a qualified assessor for temperature, appearance, aroma and taste and every beer must reach the required standard in order for the licensee to pass the inspection. Mystery visits may be carried out at any time and feedback is invited from the public.

Cask Marque is an independent, non-profit making organisation formed in 1998 with the aim of improving beer quality in British pubs through the accreditation scheme, training courses on cellar management and the setting of industry standards through a series of beer quality charters, including cellar management, glass-cleanliness and line cleaning.

Over 10,000 pubs hold the Award and each one participates in the ‘World’s Biggest Ale Trail’. This allows drinkers to scan the Cask Marque certificates in the pubs using their phone and the more scans they make, the more prizes they win. Download the CaskFinder App to join the fun!


Looking for a gift for that hard-to-buy-for friend or relative? With our Brains gift cards you can give them the perfect present. Load them up at the bar with the value of your choice* and let your friends and family enjoy food, drinks or even a night’s stay at a Brains Inn of their choice.

Or maybe you know a budding beer enthusiast who would like to add to their collection? Our very own Brains Craft Brewery cans and original Brains Beers are now available in gift packs. Cheers!

*Minimum top-up value £5. Terms & Conditions apply. Visit for details.

Facilities at this pub

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