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The Bull Inn

Certificate of Excellence
, 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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Wetherby
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42 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

West Tanfield is a lovely small village and next to the river and road bridge is the Black Bull. Plenty of seating inside and road side at the front, plus a large beer garden down to the River Ure at the rear.. As well as serving food inside and out there is an ice cream hut / snack in the... More 

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Ripon, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Typical local pub, busy and friendly with good beer and food. Went on a Tuesday evening, place was buzzing as a local pub should be. We had a meal which was very good chosen from a good menu and specials board

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North Yorks
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 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 July 5, 2015

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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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
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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29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
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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