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Bull & Bear

128 Boutport Street, Barnstaple EX31 1TD, England
+44 1271 323238
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“nachos” (19 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00 Hours
American, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
128 Boutport Street, Barnstaple EX31 1TD, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a large pub/restaurant and was very quiet when we visited. The food and service was very good, although a bit pricey. There is a poor selection of real ales, they have one craft beer but not real. No real ales available in bottle...More

Thank YorkiesinDevon
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

This is literally my favourite food place to go in North Devon, the food is gorgeous and the place looks lovely, I love that there’s always sports to watch and I leave full. The menu always has a great selection from start to finish and...More

Thank Liberty H
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Came here for my nieces birthday meal. We booked a table for 11 people. The staff showed us to the table upon arrival. On the table ready was a pre order form for us to use so we didn’t get any of the meals wrong...More

Thank Sam P
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Every time I go to bull and bear I always have something different from the menu - NEVER DISAPPOINTS! Food is always amazing and the cocktails are to die for. You definitely get your money’s worth! Staff members are always so polite and welcoming.

Thank Danii-Teresa P
Reviewed 6 May 2018

I have been to Bull and Bear before for evening meals and always enjoyed it. I decided to give it a try for Sunday Brunch. I wont be back. My partner and I were the only patrons in the restaurant. Yet our food still took...More

Thank Victoria_Gr_K
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Around twelve of us were booked in for a friends birthday meal in which we were seated upstairs. The seating itself is comfortable and the place is Georgian and humble. I had visited this place dozens of times under the previous establishment which was the...More

4  Thank kevr5
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Shame this place is 250 miles away from home, as I'd be here every weekend lunch. Nachos were incredible, as was the burger I had on the visit a few days prior.

Thank Dave_Oline
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Found this place purely by accident a few months ago but it's become a regular stop-off point on travels into Barnstaple when meeting friends. Happy, friendly staff who are knowledgeable and helpful add to the great atmosphere. Great selection of whisky and bourbons (if you...More

Thank Yorkymonster
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Stopped in with my son to have a quick snack and drink. Got the chilli nachos. My experience in the UK of £9.99 nachos is usually pretty "meh" but these were amazing. Home fried tortillas instead of "doritos" and loads of great tasting chilli, cheese,...More

Thank Peeky1323
Reviewed 13 February 2018

In Barnstaple for the weekend and booked into here for a Friday night meal. Not very busy but staff weren't particularly friendly. TAbles by the exit to the smoking area are a bit draughty. We had deep fried starters of mozzarella sticks and cheese &...More

Thank eve-boots
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 Boutport Street, Barnstaple EX31 1TD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Barnstaple
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 323238
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Barnstaple's Bull & Bear is a locally-owned bar and kitchen specialising in our own twist of classic American comfort food, craft beers, sport and much more!
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