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Friends meeting

We visited Tuesday lunch time, good atmosphere and pleasant helpful staff. Good menu, mid range... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Helen D
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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Fabulous food

I visited here yesterday with a couple of friends. As soon as I walked through the door I got a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bury, United Kingdom
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8 Lowercroft Road, Bury BL8 2EY, England
+44 161 761 5961
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited Tuesday lunch time, good atmosphere and pleasant helpful staff. Good menu, mid range prices. Food was delicious and nicely presented . Staff were attentive

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited here yesterday with a couple of friends. As soon as I walked through the door I got a friendly greeting from at least 3 members of staff. We were seated and given menus and left to chose from a fantastic choice of mouth...More

1  Thank RuthB12013
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

I went for lunch recently with relatives. The pub isn't big and has a very small car park on quite a slope, which is often full. However as it was a mid week lunchtime, we were fine, and didn't need to book. At busier times...More

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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Hi we have been going here nearly every Thursday for the last 8 years and loved every minute of it. However since it has changed licencee the food has gone down hill we have just been for our tea I had boozey ale pie chips...More

1  Thank Steven K
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Called in for drinks on a Saturday night, and it was full of people, that 90% of them the previous Landlord and Landlady would not of entertained, there was nobody sat in the restaurant eating, and I didn't see anybody who used to go in...More

2  Thank billyvthekid
Reviewed 17 February 2018

Was recommended by our son, we were not disappointed. Excellent food, attentive staff,cosy surroundings and also, not that it mattered very reasonabley priced. Oh, forgot to mention great Ale. We will be back.

Thank Thomas542
Reviewed 9 February 2018

2 of us dined there on wed 7th feb,ordered cheese pie..non left,then ordered chicken satay..no satay,then ordered bangers and mash..sausagesw eren`t cooked properly...Didn't offer to refundmoney for bangers and mash,very poor wouldn't recommend this place.

1  Thank peterbury2018
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Went for dinner have always had lovely food but tonight however not brilliant since Chris and Christine have left the atmosphere and friendly atmosphere seems to missing, food not the usual standard and was served cold. Would think twice before eating there againMore

2  Thank Janet C
ChelsFM, other at The Black Bull, Bury, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Hi Janet, I'm sorry your visit wasn't up to the usual standard. As all three chefs & the vast majority of front of house staff have remained at the pub since the previous owners departure, I am a little bewildered by your negative experience. We...More

Reviewed 2 January 2018

We've always seen this as the local pub serving the best food near my Dad's place. Though options are always a bit limited for me as am allergic to dairy and eggs, I've always found something good on the menu. Today we felt badly let...More

1  Thank Beccy S
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Called in for a quick meal on a cold damp Monday night and was not disappointed . The food was well cooked and delicious. The waitresses were pleasant and helpful . I really enjoyed my meal and look forward to going again .More

Thank Sheils1958
ChelsFM, General Manager at The Black Bull, Bury, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Hi Sheils1958, We're really pleased to hear you enjoyed your meal. I've passed on your very kind words to all the staff who were working. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Hopefully that one star is a mistake based on your positive words....More

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Valerie E
21 January 2018|
Response from ChelsFM | Property representative |
Hi Valerie. Yes, we are a dog friendly pub & allow dogs in the bar area. We look forward to seeing you :)