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Black Bull Hotel

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38 Market Street, Brough Sowerby, Kirkby Stephen CA17 4QW, England
+44 17683 71237
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (9 reviews)
“potatoes” (7 reviews)
“haddock” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
38 Market Street, Brough Sowerby, Kirkby Stephen CA17 4QW, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

With a nice beer garden around the back, played Jenga in the sun whilst enjoying a few pints.. Perfect afternoon

Thank tcampapril
Reviewed 3 days ago

Had some friends up to stay for the weekend we had a meal in the restaurant in the evening. The food was superb, delicious, perfectly cooked and well presented. The bar staff and waitress were very friendly and efficient nothing was too much trouble. Will...More

Thank Gilly1833
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped into the Pub for a bite of lunch during the Easter Bank holiday festival (plenty of artisan/homemade snack fare available in the street). Pub was very busy but we were warned there would be a wait (wasn’t actually much of a wait at all)...More

Thank Edhj69
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Called for lunch after a trip to trip advisor,to be met by one of the nicest girls, extremely helpful, immediately makes you welcome, food served quickly, good quality, this is hospitality at its best for a local pub. She definitely deserves a raise!!! Would advice...More

Thank Thaifoodcafe
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Lovely pub with great open fire. We had a drink and lunch. The food was home made and freshly prepared with ample portion sizes. Staff were friendly and helpful.

Thank jc102016
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

We were driving through the town at lunchtime so decided to stop and get something to eat. Quick look at TA on my phone and this pub sounded just what we wanted. It was nice and warm inside with a log fire. We only saw...More

Thank Neale1810
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We chose the Black Bull for a birthday celebration and weren’t disappointed. We had a main and dessert only and both were delicious. The beef feather blade was so succulent and tasty. The sticky toffee pudding was also the best I’ve ever tasted, light and...More

Thank LadyAlison
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Looks a little dated when you go in but they had a selection of gins and beers. They had a singer on at night who was really good. Very welcoming pub.

Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Had two meals in the restaurant while on holiday .cannot fault the food or service.it was fantastic .staff in the bar where so friendly and helpful will defo go back .highly recommend eating or just gave a drink in this very friendly hotel.

1  Thank Carolyn s
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Read menu thought it was overpriced, but having made my order steak and homemade chips and chicken burger and most definitely worth every penny, tasty, good portion sizes, it was a nice meal

1  Thank lkgoldson
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Market Street, Brough Sowerby, Kirkby Stephen CA17 4QW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Eden District  >  Kirkby Stephen  >  Brough Sowerby
  • Phone Number: +44 17683 71237
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