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Old Bull Inn

56 High Street, Royston SG8 9AW, England
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

"Woodland Mushroom, Creamy Brie and Red Onion Tart" was a rectangle of pastry with red onion marmalade on top, then whole button mushrooms, then slices of melted brie. Tasty, to be fair. Confit of pork belly & mash was overly smothered in thick thick sauce. Constructive criticism taken on board. Overall, staff lovely, meal a little disappointing for the price.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seems there are not many hotels on south west side or approach to Cambridge and those I could find did not seem to do cooked breakfast so this seemed a good bet and it's not bad. Royston has a bit of an odd one way system so first finding the hotel entrance and then finding the car park is not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I held our Wedding Reception at the Old Bull Inn, as we had a winter wedding, we wanted to stay local and didn't need anything too flashy (not our cup of tea). Everything was great from start to finish - the initial chat right through to the day itself. Everything was perfect and VERY reasonably priced. Function... More 

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Ely, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We made quiet a late booking for our Christmas Lunch and this was based on location more than anything else. From the initial contact they made us feel very welcome and this was continued when we arrived. There were only 5 of us and the fixed Xmas lunch was ordered in advance. This would be very convenient to anyone restricted... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The room was quite. I hated the small blue/green light in the room when you turn off the lights but that is not a problem. Breakfast is okay. The hotel has a lot of restaurants nearby so you can go wherever you want for dinner and you are not restricted to their kitchen which is not that bad. My room... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Stayed on business trip for 2 nights. Very helpful staff, very flexible with breakfast arrangements. Good parking and nice bar. It is ideally situated in town centre (but be warned, there isn't a lot to do in Royston in October).

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Was pleasantly surprised by the Old Bull Inn. The staff were welcoming and friendly, the whole place was clean and looked well kept. As I had booked late I only could get a single room, however this was well equipped and the bed was exceptionally comfortable. The Full English breakfast was excellent. The only slight issue was the erratic TV... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The Old Bull is a very comfortable place to stay. it's a little quirky but that is in keeping with an old coaching inn. The bathroom in the room is a little small, but everything else is very comfortable. Royston is not blessed with a lot of hotels and The Old Bull will enable you to. get a good nights... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

we wanted a carvery on the way home, so stopped at the old bull inn, bit of a shame we were to late and they had run out of carvery. the restaurant was packed out. but the helpfull staff said we could order from the menu and eat in the bar area. so we opted for that. i had the... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We enjoyed our stay here although our room was quite small. Bed a little soft for our liking but overall considering the £89 price tag which included a very good full English this was very good value for money. An older type hotel with a few not quite flat floors but quite a bit of character. WiFi pretty poor if... More 

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Address: 56 High Street, Royston SG8 9AW, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Hertfordshire > Royston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 11
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Old Bull Inn Royston, Hertfordshire

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