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White Bull at Alston

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
RATINGS
Food
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Value
Atmosphere

Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

Location and contact

About
We are a modern contemporary public house serving modern British food with a contemporary twist. All our food is locally sourced and cooked by an award wining team.We pride ourselves on high quality home cooked dishes .Lancastrian and local game are our specialities.The menus are modern with technical cookery and traditional elements. We also specialize in providing buffets for every occasion and pocket.We look forward to welcoming you to our venue.
PRICE RANGE
US$5 - US$52
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Reviews (549)
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All reviews rag pudding cheese and onion pie steak chipolatas salmon fish and chips sunday roast sea bass prawn cocktail sandwich ice cream sharing platter travelzoo offer the pub lovely meal cooked to perfection three courses
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Called in for lunch. Was quiet but service was excellent and food amazing! We only had main course and drinks but plan to return. Beautiful local chicken on a bed of garlic mash with bacon and salsa. I mentioned I didn't want broccoli so they...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank fran1004
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were given a gift voucher as a Christmas present and used it tonight. Walked in to a warm and welcoming environment and we're quickly greeted by the staff, who were all very friendly and helpful. Not much else to say other than the food...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank ChloeNicole87
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hadn’t read anything about The White Bull before visiting, we just came across it by chance and stopped in for some tea on the way to a Public viewing at the nearby Alston Observatory. We were short on time, but service was swift, the our...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Amy R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were here last week after a funeral. The service was superb and the buffet was the best my husband and I have ever had, it was absolutely wonderful. First class all round.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank suzannelouis_12
alexcU8560IV, Owner at White Bull at Alston, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you/. Buffets are an important part of what we do , we are delighted you enjoyed your visit on a difficult day

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service was good, the atmosphere considering it was January was good and the food was excellent. The food could have been hotter, but overall a good place to eat.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank NigelS283
alexcU8560IV, Owner at White Bull at Alston, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you , we will address the points raised . Kind regards

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited the White Bull tonight and had fabulous meal. The pub was very busy with a lovely atmosphere. Calvin was excellent front of house and kept all the plates spinning. Because it was so busy we were initially worried that service might have been a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 884susan
alexcU8560IV, Owner at White Bull at Alston, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much , kind regards

Reviewed 26 December 2018 via mobile

I have visited twice this weekend before Christmas with 2 different sets of friends. On the first occasion I had the chicken Kiev which was scrumptious and a big portion. The only let down on this visit was the chipolata’s as they were nothing special...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ce1985f
Alex c, Owner at White Bull at Alston, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2019

Thank you for this very kind review, we are committed to meeting such standards .

Reviewed 11 December 2018

This place has it all, great atmosphere, friendly and helpful staff, a great menu, big portions, reasonable prices, and a very friendly and hands-on owner. I would highly recommend.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank PopcornMonkeyReviews
Alex c, Owner at White Bull at Alston, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2018

Thank you for this lovely review, we are constantly striving to reach these levels . We are delighted you enjoyed your visit .

Reviewed 17 November 2018

We booked the White Bull for buffet and drinks after my father's funeral yesterday. Far more people came back to the pub than we anticipated but the quality and quantity of food was such that we never needed to order more. The bar staff were...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Martin S
Alex c, Owner at White Bull at Alston, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2018

Thank you very much sir, we are delighted that we managed to help you have a day as stress free as possible.

Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

Called today with Mum on the way home from a hospital visit Had soup & fish & chips It was all piping hot and tasty We both really enjoyed it Thank you

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Alison2807
Alex c, Owner at White Bull at Alston, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2018

Thank you very much , we hope to see you very soon.

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Paul E
10 March 2016|
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Response from ALEX c | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
My manager will be in touch . I do not envisage any problem .
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Bunty F
4 February 2015|
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Response from ALEX c | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Good morning Mon-Thursday 12-2-30 5--30 9pm.... Fri/Sat/Sun 12-9.... Hope this helps Alex Coward ( owner)
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20 January 2015|
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Response from ALEX c | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Most dishes can be tailored to a gluten free variety .
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