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The Black Bull

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Chris, Christine and the team would like to welcome you to the Daniel Thwaites's Black Bull situated on the outskirts of Bury, close to Ainsworth Village. We believe in the traditional English Pub offering a warm and hospitable atmosphere, where you can meet up with family and friends, have a good chat and enjoy great service, Award winning ales and fantastic home-cooked English food from our friendly staff. Since taking over the pub in 2011, we have achieved an enviable reputation for great food, service & beer. This has been recognised by the fact that we have won several awards, including Thwaites Pub of the Year 2012 Thwaites Best Pint 2013 Great British Pub Awards Best Partnership Pub in
PRICE RANGE
US$6 - US$22
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A bit of a late review but have eaten here on a number of occasions. Last time was just before Christmas with my wife and parents. Food has always been excellent (especially the chips) and reasonably priced, service is good too, we will be coming...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Chris F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited with friends on Christmas Eve and wished that we hadn't. We have been before - about 18 months since our last visit and it has always had excellent food and drinks. The starters were mediocre, if I am being charitable, but the main courses...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

We all enjoyed our lunch date today at the Black Bull . Staff friendly, the service was prompt despite it being a busy service . Food was freshly cooked , tasty & portions generous. Reasonable prices .Will be going again .

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Elizabethmcc
Kath S, Manager at The Black Bull, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2018

Thank you for your review. Will pass this on to the staff. Look forward to seeing you again soon

Reviewed 22 November 2018

Four of us decided to dine here last minute, we booked and fortunately there was a table for us. When we got there we were glad we had booked as the place was quite busy. Lovely waitress took our drinks order and left us to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Michael G
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Came for tea a few weeks ago. Excellent service, food and price. Worth the walk over from rose in the crown haha

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Laurajoanna1992
Kath S, General Manager at The Black Bull, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

Thank you for your review look forward to seeing you again soon

Reviewed 18 October 2018

I feel I should keep quiet about this place before it gets too busy. I came for lunch with a friend and we both picked half portions which was plenty for us. We only selected half after seeing full portions coming out! Excellent food ,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Kath S, Manager at The Black Bull, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2018

Thank you for your review. Look forward to seeing you again soon

Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

My partner and I found this little pub last week while looking for recommendations on Trip Adviser. It is only a couple of miles from where we live, and what a delight it is. They have several good quality ales on draught, and the staff...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jhayes60
Kath S, Manager at The Black Bull, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2018

Thank you for you for your review. I will pass it on to the staff .Look forward to seeing you again soon

Reviewed 11 October 2018

We live quite near to the pub and have visited on a number of occasions but the recent change of ownership has elevated the quality of food to another level.We called in for lunch to find the place packed(always a good sign) and quickly established...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank bob_branigan
Kath S, Manager at The Black Bull, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2018

Thank you for your review. Will pass your lovely comments onto the staff ..look forward to seeing you again soon

Reviewed 17 September 2018

Three of us went on a Sunday evening to this lovely little pub. Great friendly service and the food was excellent. The Steak & Ale pie was tender and one of the best my husband had ever had, I had fish n' chips and our...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 19Lucy14
Kath S, Landlady at The Black Bull, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Thank you for your kind review. We're really pleased you enjoyed your meals. I will pass this on to the staff .Look forward to seeing you again

Reviewed 14 September 2018

Lovely atmosphere, waitress couldn't do enough for us. Food delicious. I had the smaller portion, it was more than enough for me.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank brendar0berts0n
Kath S, Landlady at The Black Bull, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Thank you for your review hope to see you again soon

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