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The Bull at Blackmore End - CLOSED

Blackmore End | Blackmore End, Braintree CM7 4DD, England
+44 1371 851740
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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Restaurant Hours Closed
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Blackmore End | Blackmore End, Braintree CM7 4DD, England
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely pub and amazing staff, Samantha the staff member behind the bar was lovely and friendly and really made me feel welcome! Everyone there was giving 100% to make all the customers feel happy and welcome just what you want to see!

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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

I have just returned home after a celebrating my fathers birthday at the Bull with family. I travelled over 50 miles with my wife to get there. We arrived before the rest of the party so went to the bar to get a drink. We...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2017

Very poor service today at lunchtime 08/10/2017 Staff were polite but overstretched all round. Had to keep reminding them of what was ordered Restaurant was not that busy until much later. Table very cramped for 9 people (6 Adults + 3 children) Poor menu selection...More

1  Thank harryself
Reviewed 25 September 2017

First visit to this restaurant for lunch recently. In a lovely setting this is a really old building which has been lovingly updated. Good service from friendly staff, Food excellent and appeared without too long a wait. Good (fattening) desserts too

Thank Fallowhurst
Reviewed 15 September 2017

I have eaten here on several occasions & often pop in for coffee, it is not the same anymore they seem to have a very high turnover of staff, the most friendly staff seemed to have all gone which is a great shame, i also...More

Thank Fieldview1
Management response:Responded 16 September 2017

Sorry to hear you feel this way, however the cameras have been installed for some time and are there for customer, staff and property safety precautions, not to make you feel uncomfortable in any way. Our staff have recently been complimented on how friendly and...More

Reviewed 29 August 2017

Mid week spur of the moment, we needed an early doors supper for two. Remembering this off the beaten track venue we turned up without booking ahead. Tastefully renovated 17th century Inn. Pleasant staff made us welcome and we sat down to an excellent meal....More

Thank Roonzster
Management response:Responded 3 September 2017

Thank you very much for your review. We are delighted that you liked the pub, the staff and the food. We are looking forward to welcoming you back to The Bull again soon

Reviewed 23 August 2017

Firstly the food was out of this world, i came for dinner on Tuesday and evening with my wife by the recommendation from my friends. They mentioned about the food is creative with some dishes and they are not wrong either. Keep up the hard...More

Thank Jamesitfc
Management response:Responded 3 September 2017

Thank you very much for your review. We are delighted that you liked food. We pride our menu on giving the customers a variety of choices We are looking forward to welcoming you back to The Bull again soon

Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

A nice pub deep in the countryside with seating outside. Has a nice, varied menu but a bit overpriced for some dishes. I had the trout for main which was disappointing. The plate was unattractive and the samphire tasted horrible. Unfortunately they only serve Schweppes...More

Thank carol b
Management response:Responded 28 July 2017

Firstly, Thank you for your feedback. Regarding the Trout dish, Samphire is a salty vegetable which comes to us straight from the sea, which unfortunately we can not control. The Plate up of the dish i will have a look at and make it look...More

Reviewed 20 July 2017

Had a lovely meal, service very good, nice decor and pleasant surroundings. Would visit again and recommend. Thankyou for an enjoyable evening.

Thank jtaylor157
Reviewed 8 July 2017

We have just returned from an evening meal at ‘The Bull’. What a disaster! We were booked in for 7.15 p.m. and arrived on time. it was 7.45 before our order was taken. Our starters didn’t arrive at our table until 8.00.p..m. When they did...More

Thank Jan-Martin
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  • Address: Blackmore End | Blackmore End, Braintree CM7 4DD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Braintree
  • Phone Number: +44 1371 851740
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