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Black Bull Inn Restaurant

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) #3 of 15 Restaurants in Coniston ££ - £££ Bar, British, Pub
The Lake District, Coniston LA21 8DU, England
+44 15394 41335
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“gammon” (18 reviews)
“duck” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
The Lake District, Coniston LA21 8DU, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Group of about 14 went here for an evening meal. The beers behind the bar are all Coniston Brewery (The brewery is at the back of the Black Bull - I guess they own the pub ?). Anyway, apart from super beers, they served VERY...More

Thank pantastic1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were accommodated in the hotel dining room as the bar was chocabloc full and it was very pleasant and service was very good. Food was fine if a little expensive - but this is the Lakes so not unexpected. Good choice of local brewed...More

Thank Laura P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the Black Bull for a meal after mountain biking in the area and having read about the attached micro brewery. We loved our meal there- I had the gammon steak based on TA reviews and it was honestly the best one I've ever...More

Thank CB7982
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the Bull every night whilst in the area. They had a good selection of ales on from the Bluebird Brewery which is situated at the rear all kept in excellent condition but they ales were pricey. Varied selection of meals on offer the portions...More

Thank jive3238
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A dog friendly pub that does wonderful beer, especially the Oatmeal Stout, and excellent food. Not the cheapest pub food I've ever had, but excellent quality and well cooked. Looking forward to our next visit.

Thank Judith H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Brilliant all round - food, location a vast selection of in-house brewed ales along with all the usual expected beverages.

Thank AndyHawkins
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The atmosphere here is friendly and the staff are very good. We had a lovely meal, I had pate to start with and other half had garlic mushrooms - both delicious. I had the lamb steak with asparagus for mains, and he had chilli. Mine...More

1  Thank Justine B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We use The Black Bull all the time when we are in coniston,food good ale is amazing try the infinity but at 6% dont have to many or you wont be able to walk home,great atmosphere great staff very friendly place.

Thank C B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been going to this pub for some 30 years now, and never disappoints. Yes it is probably the most expensive pub in the village, but you get what you pay for. Food is always excellent. Real ale is 5*, with Bluebird bitter one of...More

Thank V2-60885
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Never disappointed by the Black Bull, Coniston Brewing Co Old Man Ale delicious, food straightforward well cooked and enjoyable

Thank LizandSim0n
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Lake District, Coniston LA21 8DU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Duddon Valley  >  Coniston
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 41335
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