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The Black Bull

££ - £££, British,
Main Street | Polmont, Polmont FK2 0PX, Scotland
+44 1324 716610
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Main Street | Polmont, Polmont FK2 0PX, Scotland
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11 - 20 of 165 reviews

Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

A great wee pub in the heart of Polmont. Food always excellent and a great atmosphere whether in for the night or a quick pint or meal.

2  Thank Ian C
Reviewed 13 January 2017

We have stayed in Polmont for a long time, and for some reason, have not visited the Black Bull for an evening meal. { we have been missing out!!} We had friends arrive, and we decided we would go out and eat somewhere close at...More

3  Thank Alistair A
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent food. Excellent staff. Had fish and chips, small. Good size portion. Fish was yummy. Chips where chunky and hand cut.

1  Thank kimberly m
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here tonight glad to see the menu back to what it was previously, food was fab the lasagne and thai curry particularly good. Few drinks in the bar afterwards good atmosphere with pleasant chatty staff, will return!

1  Thank SusieQEH49
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent lunchtime meal which consisted of a great burger really meaty like home made,washed down with a nice glass of wine the prices are not cheap but good for what quality you ate getting the bull lounge has just been redecorated and looks really smart.

Thank timba1956
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Came here on a recommendation, nice place, food was good, staff friendly and service was good, nice place and happy to recommend

Thank stuart w
Reviewed 30 October 2016

My first time visiting here on Friday night. I was using a voucher I had won at a fund raising night for my grandson's football team. We had booked with it being a Friday night, I would suggest booking in advance to avoid disappointment at...More

Thank bigbadjohn_9
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Went this week,had battered Haddock and Chips, batter looked lovely and crisp, but they had not drained the fat with the result that the fish had a lovely crisp batter on top, and a soggy bottom, and they had placed fish on top of chips...More

1  Thank Iain60
PPCO1, General Manager at The Black Bull, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2016

Thank you for taking your time to review The Blackbull. I am sorry that you did not enjoy your meals on this occasion I have recently had a conversation with the chefs regarding presentation of food so no more soggy chips, I have also instructed...More

Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Our B&B recommended this pub. The food was great and the staff and locals very friendly. Very enjoyable evening. Thanks!

1  Thank ShonaKettering
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Overpriced drinks fish in batter greasy and disappointing fajitas overspiced masking any flavour rather souless though staff friendly enough wouldnt rush back

3  Thank Eleanor G
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Questions & Answers
4 February 2017|
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Response from Cameronbcr | Property representative |
Hi, the Blackbull has been a part of the Polmont village for over 170 years originally knows as "Mclaren's Inn" if you pop in we can show you a brief history of the blackbull
Kevin O
1 March 2015|
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Response from ASH_FF_CC |
Of course it isn't real.
1 March 2015|
Response from tommy t |
it may be the only thing they serve,for it was a truly awful experience when i went...awful staff awful place,i will NEVER go again
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | Polmont, Polmont FK2 0PX, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Falkirk District  >  Polmont
  • Phone Number: +44 1324 716610
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Friendly local pub with a busy lounge bar. Great food and fabulous sports events broadcast live.
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