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The Bulls Head

££ - £££, British,
1 Wilsthorpe Road | Breaston, Derby DE72 3EA, England
+44 1332 872118
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Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good16%
  • Average21%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible17%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (26 reviews)
“pasta” (3 reviews)
“lovely meal” (9 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00 Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1 Wilsthorpe Road | Breaston, Derby DE72 3EA, England
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1 - 10 of 233 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Just been lunch today ordered Fish and chip‘s.Meal was terrible as there seemed to be no fish in with the batter and looked like it had been reheated just one hard piece of batter and not very hot. Meal was sent back was asked if...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mcLaz
Lynne T, Manager at The Bulls Head, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I was very sorry to read your thoughts on our fish and chips, all our meals are cooked from fresh for every order placed into the kitchen. I am sorry that you would not have a replacement meal, you are more than welcome to return...More

Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Went for a family meal on Friday, I’ve been going to the bulls head for years and never really had an issue, portion sizes have always been good even with the two for one. Staff has always been polite and friendly but Saturday I found...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 895pammys
Lynne T, Manager at The Bulls Head, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

I sorry to read that you were not happy with the meal size, not sure how that happened to you as we have not reduced the size of our meals, even when their is an offer on. I will be looking into this, what concerns...More

Reviewed 19 October 2018

called in for dinner at 1pm ordered my drinks sat at table and awaited service as it is table served waited for 15 mins no-one came to take order waitress started to come to table but decided to go and talk to her friend ,waited...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank briansbay
Lynne T, Manager at The Bulls Head, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Very sorry to read your review, but we are no longer a table service restaurant. we changed about seven months ago to call order service, where the customer comes to the bar orders and pays. I am very sorry that you did not realise that...More

Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

A great place for a night out if you are on a budget as they offer 2 for 1. Food was nice and the menu offers something for everyone. Service was very good, would go back.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank amandagK5007CA
Lynne T, Manager at The Bulls Head, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

thankyou Amanda for a lovely review see you again soon

Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

We went to the Bulls Head 13/10 and ordered butter milk chicken dips and Nachos. The chicken came with dry lettuce no dressing and a sweet chilli dip, which was okay for the price. The Nachos arrived with melted cheese and jalapenos, missing its sour...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Kate C
Lynne T, Manager at The Bulls Head, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

I'm sincerely sorry about your experience here- as for the cheesy nachos starter, the sour cream, guacamole and salsa do come out cold but I apologise they weren't on your plate in the first place I have since trained new staff on the compliments to...More

Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Having been eating at the Bulls head for years and years as it was our spontaneous eating place midweek, we turned up tonight for a family meal and sadly were very disappointed. What has happened? Rather surreal experience. Had my usual (not as good as...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Bellablue516
Lynne T, Manager at The Bulls Head, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

I'm very sorry about your experience here we would of been more than happy to move you to a better table, I'm very disappointed in the news about your meals and will be addressing this to the chefs as this is not our usual standards...More

Reviewed 21 September 2018

Excellent for midweek eating out on a budget Steak deals are the best and curry wednesday with a bottle of wine can't be beat

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank RJBNottingham
Lynne T, Manager at The Bulls Head, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

thank you so much for your kind comments, they are appreciated by all

Reviewed 28 August 2018

This place doesn't seem to have the shine it used to have. Sometimes you get a lovely meal and can have a great evening, other times, very average all round. Such a shame as it used to be our goto place

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Kim R
Lynne T, Manager at The Bulls Head, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

I am sory you feel our service is inconsistent as we try our best to deliver a great service please ask for a manager on duty next time you come to see if we can bring the shine back

Reviewed 24 August 2018

Just back from our latest jaunt after a few days away with eldest daughter & family, almost 60 years since we honeymooned there.in May 1959. Needless to say the place has changed some-what. It has now become a vibrant sea-side resort for all walks of...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank E4BABYB
Lynne T, Manager at The Bulls Head, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

thank you for taking the time out to making a lovely response to a business but I don't believe this is for our establishment as we are a pub/restaurant in Breaston Derby,

Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Really poor quality food my partner and I had spicy chicken burger which comprised of a slice of chicken one lettuce leaf a squirt of chilly sauce and 5 chips. Stars out of 5 minus 10 really was that bad.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank mick160858
Lynne T, Manager at The Bulls Head, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

Very sorry to hear that you were disappointed in your meal, if you would have asked a member of the team would have sorted that for you

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
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: 1 Wilsthorpe Road | Breaston, Derby DE72 3EA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Derby
  • Phone Number: +44 1332 872118
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