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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The Old Bull held a wonderful birthday party for my husbands 40th. I was over the moon with what they organised. Quite simply the food, service and management were excellent. The whole family had a wonderful time and we were so well looked after. I thoroughly recommend a visit to The Old Bull Inn. Characterful and heartwarming, you will love... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for 2 nights in March. I was very keen to stay here as it has strong memories for me. I was not disappointed, in fact I was very impressed. My room was small, thats fine, but with the most comfortable bed! No issues with noise, breakfast was very good. What most impressed me was the staff, friendly,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here for two nights with my husband. We were considering a move to Royston and just wanted to spend some time in the town. The Old Bull Inn was lovely with friendly staff. We stayed midweek and got a good deal staying in a room with a four poster bed and roll top bath as it was our... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

When you book a single room expect exactly that and expect it to be warm. The hotel does not claim otherwise. The staff are friendly and helpful, the food again, is as advertised and the bar generous and comfortable with a continually burning fire during winter months. There is not much else to say since you get exactly what you... More 

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Carnoustie, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Two visits here on business over last few weeks. Very handy when visiting Johnson Matthey HQ, also means car can remain in hotel car park and walk to JM as parking there is an issue. Cannot fault The Old Bull, blown away by how friendly the staff are, with no exceptions. The food was excellent, as was the beer. I... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

After negotiating the one way system to find the hotel is a task in itself. I found the room over priced for what was to offer small towel as a bath towel 19" tv screen. I also found the food to be over priced with little choice of a normal meal. A welcome pack would of been nice with details... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 via mobile

Spent a night as part of a business trip to Royston. Once you negotiate the amazingly complex 1 way system and find the car park off the main car park a warm welcome awaits. Rooms was comfortable but had the character that comes with such a old building. Bar and food was good enough to keep you from wandering around... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

"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 January 10, 2015

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 December 31, 2014

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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