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The Black Bull

32 Post Street, Godmanchester PE29 2AQ, England
+44 1480 437638
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (4 reviews)
“sandwiches” (2 reviews)
“pudding” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
32 Post Street, Godmanchester PE29 2AQ, England
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1 - 10 of 119 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a lovely walk we decided to call in for a drink and decide if we would eat there in the evening. The place was almost deserted and several beers not available. We later found out it was at the point of handover to New...More

Thank Pauline2652
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for lunch whilst in the area. Greeted by a very pleasant young man named John. He made us welcome and explained that it was his first day taking over from the previous owners. In all honesty we thought about leaving but he was...More

Thank Steve G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have had two walks to the Black Bull this weekend, on Saturday I ordered a pint of lager and half an aspells, no aspens and the Morretti was served in a fosters glass, asked for a packet of crisps and got a 25 g...More

Thank paulallen6079
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

I stopped at the Black Bull with some friends, ranging from early 20s to late 30s not expecting much from a quaint little pub just outside Huntingdon. However The Black Bull was a fine establishment! Good drinks on offer, lovely food and even better service!...More

1  Thank Charlie G
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Another pub with tired rooms, borderline cleanliness. No evening meals on a Monday even for guests. A characterless table and chair bar with nothing on the tables (cultery etc ) A continual barrage of foul mouthed smoking teenagers (the girls were the worst!) made it...More

2  Thank CWH62
Reviewed 7 February 2018

Very nice food and cozy atmosphere. Always good food and service. Have eaten here for many years and hope to continue to do so. A function room is on site and plenty of onsite parking in the rear. In the centre of the town so...More

2  Thank Randy W
Reviewed 25 January 2018

My Husband and I just found this pub by chance, we wanted a lovely Sunday lunch, and that is just what we had - what a find. A proper 3 course lunch, actually included coffee- very good value and just lovely. A very relaxing lunch...More

2  Thank LindseyD1712
Reviewed 20 January 2018

Had a large, extended family meal at the Bull. Food and service were great.Helped make the occasion memorable.

1  Thank Joseph B
Telly1449, General Manager at The Black Bull, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

Hi Joseph, Thank you so much for your kind words. It was a pleasure to serve you & your family. Look forward to seeing you again soon. Best, Jon

Reviewed 9 January 2018

We booked late afternoon for an evening meal for 6 people, we had a good table near the fire, unfortunately, the logs were not burning very well and it was a bot cold. The staff immediately set out to rectify this and to we able...More

2  Thank Peter S
Telly1449, General Manager at The Black Bull, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Thank you Peter. It was a pleasure to have you and your family in. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Best, Jon

Reviewed 6 January 2018

Booked a table for a family birthday celebration for 6 people. The restaurant wasn't overly busy so very disappointed when the service was not very good. The meals took ages to arrive and then a long time to be asked for the next course. One...More

1  Thank Jenthebell
Telly1449, General Manager at The Black Bull, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Good afternoon Jen, I am sorry to hear of your poor experience but I think you have put this on the wrong business as we only have one owner and you would not have met them as they don’t work at the Black Bull in...More

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Clare H
1 October 2017|
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Response from LadyMorticia67 | Reviewed this property |
There is ample parking at the rear if the pub. Can get busy at popular holiday times but it is possible to park in surrounding streets
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$23
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Post Street, Godmanchester PE29 2AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Godmanchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1480 437638
  • E-mail
Description
The Black Bull at Godmanchester offers a unique dining experience in the relaxed surroundings of an English country pub. Licensees Paul and Karen Beer have transformed the Black Bull. They also run the George and Dragon at Elsworth, The Rose at Stapleford and the Eaton Oak in St. Neots as well as G&D Caterers.
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