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The Bull Inn

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West Tanfield HG4 5JQ, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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North Yorks
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked into this for a meal on Saturday night on arrival there was no booking but they managed to move someone and fit us in which was great!! the pub itself was very busy. we ordered drinks which seem to take forever to come and then they missed 3 off the order and they took even longer to come.... More 

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North Yorkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An excellent pub for food. We called on a lunchtime. You can eat either in the bar area or designated area with tables. Not big enough to call restaurant area but cosy. Mains are around £10.50 to £12.00 , excellent portion sizes. Can thoroughly recommend Gammon which is an enormous piece with egg, pineapple and chunky chips. The burger also... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a hot afternoon and we decided to grab a refreshing lunch at the highly recommend 'The Bull Inn' in West Tanfield. Upon arrival we entered the bar to order drinks and browse through a menu however non were available. This portal between man and pub, the ability to peruse food at leisure, a gateway to savoury heaven, the... More 

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Buxton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We stayed at the Bull inn on a weekend break voucher. Impressed immediately as they let us book using a voucher for one night on a Saturday night (which many B and Bs don't). We were made to feel very welcome with both a toddler and a dog. Plenty of room in the room we were in for a travel... More 

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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We were made to feel very welcome by all the staff. The setting is beautiful with the beer garden by the river. The food was delicious, obviously a lot of people agreed as it was very busy when we visited, but we still did not have to wait long.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We came to Bull Inn after reading a few reviews from the log cabins near by. Our first impressions were "Wow" the place is beautiful, views, location the list could go on. However after a very, very, frosty reception by the middle aged brunette behind the bar we were in two minds wether to stay or to leave, we thought... More 

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Albourne, West Sussex, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We visited this ancient pub for lunch after going to Newby Hall, the other side of Ripon. We had a done a bit of research and this paid off. It was the end of a Saturday lunchtime but the welcome was friendly and helpful and the food was so much better than your average pub lunch. As others have said... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

Inside the pub was busy so opted to sit out in the beer garden leading down to the river Ure.Lovely setting and garden is pretty well landscaped with nice flowers garden furniture. It started to rain so we moved to the covered area and were offered a blanket to keep warm.Thought it was a joke but not so took up... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Many a pleasant hostelry professes to be a "riverside pub" and after an inhospitable ramble through nettles you may be rewarded by a trickle of water passing over mud and stones. The Bull Inn at West Tanfield is a truly glorious Riverside Inn. Its delightful garden is set right on the banks of an impressive stretch of a full blown,... More 

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Bury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

It was something new for us, to stay in a Inn. We have stayed in hotels and B&B's, but it was our first stay in a pub and we very much enjoyed the novelty of being able to leave the comfort of the bar and not have to get a taxi home. A short trip up some stairs and our... More 

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