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The Bull Inn

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££ - £££
Bar, British, Pub
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Alton Road | Bentley, Farnham GU10 5JH, England
+44 1420 22156
07:30 - 22:30
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Mon - Fri 07:30 - 22:30
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 22:30
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frimley green, surrey england
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had this years Christmas meal here last year and it was fantastic,sadly this cannot be said for this year. There was a lot of good things to be said about the meal the portion size were good but whoever cooked it got some things wrong with the dishes the steak should have come with dauphinoise potatoes but it came... More 

Thank headwig53
Greater London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Just returned from a family break and stopped in to the bull inn for lunch and was pleasantly surprised by the large portions and tasty food at a really reasonable price

Thank davidfC9743DY
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106 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

I have just stopped at The Bull for lunch, and I have to say that average sums it up. The place was quiet for a lunch time, so at least it was easy to get a table. My colleague and I both ordered the Bentley Steak Burger (we are keen to see if there is a burger out there that... More 

1 Thank Chris K
Teddington, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We had dinner here mid September and have been previously but not for a while. The positives would be really generous portions of food, great tasting food, ample parking outside and a really friendly lady serving us. If anything we felt a bit sorry for her because she had to apologise many times for the food taking so long and... More 

1 Thank Dom T
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The food was average at best, the service was lacklustre, the ambience was non existent and all in all I would say they need to get their act together...it has a great location and it deserves to be managed by pros

1 Thank Steve C
Farnham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Super friendly staff - short haired blonde lady behind the bar was so welcoming. The menu isn't huge but I had the Cajun chicken burger and it's easily the best burger I've ever had in my life! Waited about 20 minutes which was good, portion sizes are huge for what you pay, excellent value for money, cute interior, all in... More 

1 Thank ChelseaHobman
Guildford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

Very friendly staff and the new menu has much more of a variety than under the previous owner. Food is well prepared, good portion size and well priced. Definitely going back again

2 Thank tomgardner35
London, England, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Lovely food. Good sound pub grub, and really lovely staff. Good service. But the noise from the very busy main road made it very unpleasant to sit outside on a summers night. Lots of nasty midges under the trees too. Outdoors is a bit scrubby really....abandoned and broken items of garden furniture are lying around. Maybe it's a lovely winter... More 

Thank Lindsay S
TheBullInn4178, Manager at The Bull Inn, responded to this review

Hello Lindsay, Thanks very much for your feedback on our food and service. We sincerely apologize about our outdoor area. We recently took over this place and we are in the process of refurbishing the outside area. We will improve ourselves in due course and will make your next visit a pleasant experience. Thanks much for your custom. ~Bull Inn. More 

London, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

called into here for late lunch on journey home from Bournemouth. Lunch was very nice and the fish cakes were excellent., large portions. Only snag being access was difficult with my Wife being disabled .....a bit of a climb for her. However enjoyed our first visit to this place.

Thank John P
TheBullInn4178, Manager at The Bull Inn, responded to this review

Hello John, Thank you very much for your feedback. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit to the bull. Being a listed building we could not do much about the steps but we will try to improve soon. Thank you very much for your custom and we hope to see you guys soon. More 

Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Not Cheap, but quality food , friendly service, good selection on menu and a specials board. Fish cakes were excellent can recommend

2 Thank WORLDWISEbromsgrove

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$34
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Alton Road | Bentley, Farnham GU10 5JH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Farnham
  • Phone Number: +44 1420 22156
We are a traditional 16th century English pub serving traditional pub fare plus we offer a good choice of fresh fish specialities and daily meat specials. Our menus are online for you to view and they are updated on a regular basis.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?