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£10 - £30
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Seafood, British, Pub, Gastropub
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Dinner, Drinks
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All reviews seafood mussels chicken kiev dressed crab steak salad mushy peas large portions home cooked food cooked to perfection the pub excellent food and service lovely atmosphere mains specializes homemade appetite
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Reviewed 15 February 2024

Fantastic evening at the Black Bull Inn. Unbelievably good food and smiling warm welcoming hospitality. 10/10 would highly recommend this place to anyone.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 5 February 2024

Not been here for several years, surroundings very nice and good parking too, food was good with portion size very large indeed, a lot of fish on the menu but something for everyone

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 24 January 2024 via mobile

This is a really cosy, very traditional old pub, with roaring fire and very friendly landlord and staff We just had mains and a drink, but our food was really excellent.. My husband had Smoked fish mornay with a good salad and I had beef...stroganoff with chips. The chips defeated me as there was enough for two. The beef stroganoff was absolutely delicious. My husband said the fish mornay was one of the best he has ever eaten. Thoroughly recommend this lovely place.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 6 November 2023

Amazing food. Mussels out of this world followed by the steak. Friendly and welcoming staff. If you appreciate excellent food then this is a must.

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 14 October 2023

Great food and friendly staff. Has a nice old worldly atmosphere, would recommend for all occasions. 😊

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 24 June 2023

Gorgeous food, tasty and piping hot and amazing size portions, friendly staff , what’s not to like !

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 8 May 2023

What a fantastic local rustic pub, Stupendous food and very fast service. I have never tasted such devine home cooked food. Highly recommended. You won't be disappointed!!

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 8 May 2023

This was the first time we had been here for a meal . I tried the scallops for a starter and it was the first time I had ever tried them and they was beautiful. Then me and my son had the fish and chips...for a main it was the best fish and chips I have had for a long time . We will definitely be going backMore

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 8 May 2023

Unbelievably tasty food! Extremely well welcomed by the team and well set pricing. Portions are set for a king! You definitely will not leave hungry. Cod bites starter Pork chops main - included with salad and chips sides (not on the photos) Definitely returning.

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 31 January 2023 via mobile

Called in with my daughter’s boyfriend, both of us had an appetite! The pub and who I assume to be regulars were friendly and welcoming. Service was great, friendly and informative. We both went for starters and a main but soon realised there’s no real...need for a starter! I want for their ‘famous’ fish and chips with mushy peas (as described on the menu anyway. How famous it actually is, I don’t know but it certainly should be! The portion was breathtakingly large. I’m used to seeing large portions but this was even larger. It’s size matched by its quality and cooked to perfection. Worth another visit sometime soon!More

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 15 January 2023 via mobile

We’ve have been here a few times and it’s been very good but something as changed , We was looking forward to the steak and after being seated and looking at our menus the waitress asked us if our choice, steak , she said there...is no steak , why was we not informed of this when seated , So she went away for us to look again at menu , we made our choice, waitress came back and said there is steak Diana still on , Why did she not say there is no steak then later tell us there is no steak then tell us there is steak Both startes were fine , However the mains fell far short Chicken Kiev was dry the chips soggy , The beef stroganoff after three mouthfuls you’ve had inuf , chips soggy to much of the same thing and you have to pay £3.50 for a small bowl of peas just to have a bit of veg with it We shall not be returningMore

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 22 November 2022 via mobile

A cosy traditional roadside pub with exceptional food. Such superb crab means I will return. Lovely atmosphere and fine welcome. A great pub

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 30 September 2022

Visited this place tonight and I have to say the absolute best seafood I've tasted in a long time. The fish that my husband had was humongous! And cooked to perfection, would highly recommend this place . Excellent food, excellent service, what more can I...say !More

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 11 September 2022 via mobile

We went here on a Saturday evening we had booked in advance and I am glad we did as it was a busy evening in the restaurant. This was our first visit after searching the net for local seafood restaurants near us and what a...find this was . I have read on here that people think the decor needs up dating however it is a very old pub with lots of history so therefore the deco matches the age of the pub and brings back stories of its existence to life. We had seafood for starters and mains and we was not disappointed. I had the smoked haddock in a white wine sauce and my husband had the mussels. Both meals were cooked to a very high standard, they looked good , smelt good and tasted great ! The atmosphere is very welcoming and relaxed and all of the waiting staff are on top of everything and are attentive with out being overbearing. We shall be returning for sure and I would recommend if you have never been here , pay them a visit. Please remember this restaurant specialises in Seafood and advertises this on all menus and the welcoming sign outside .More

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 30 July 2022

I really can't fault the Black Bull: the welcome, the staff, the service, the food the ambiance were all top notch. We had seven in the party and we all felt the same. Cod bite starters are delicious and ample. Dishes enjoyed included the Chicken...Kiev, chicken curry, scampi and salmon. I could not manage a dessert but the white chocolate cheesecake looked wonderful.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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The staff will put them on your table.
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It’s a while since we have been but it’s a set 3 course lunch and it was either £12 or £14 I think. Well worth the money. 👍
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Not sure why you cant see, there are normal things like homemade Lasagne, Chicken Kiev, Fish and Chips as well as Mussels, Seabass, Dressed Lobster to name a few. Both my other half and father in law ordered off the specials... More
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Black Bull Inn is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5