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3.0 of 5 Inn   |   Cock Lane, Stanford Dingley RG7 6LS, England (Formerly The Bull Country Inn)
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
angelaqc Bristol, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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Bristol, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
3 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A business meeting for 3 at lunchtime. It wasn't wonderful. We sat outside, there was a lot of old bits of food on grass area around the tables so we had to watch where we put our feet. The food was just passable but drowned in too much butter. The order was wrong on the vegetables even though we had... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's true you get what you pay for, so don't expect the Ritz... but for £45 for a twin room we thought it was pretty good value. The Bull is a classic English country pub, with a good atmosphere and nice outdoor areas. The rooms are around the back of the pub and they are pleasant enough and equipped with... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Firstly how anyone can say that this place fails food and service standards is beyond me. The food is fantastic aswell as the servive. Visited last night on a very busy friday service and was treated by the young Scottish lad like we were the only table in. Had the Lemon Sole and it was truly fantastic. Service was quick... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A beautiful evening and a new destination but disappointed. The food was expensive for what we had and failed to live up to expectations. Rump of lam though well cooked was a small portion for the price and the gratin potato very disappointing. Steak ordered rare and came medium to well done. Front o house good but that didn't make... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Drinks and service excellent. This is a pub that should never have tried accommodation. After a very stringy steak our friends and I retired to our rooms. Oh dear. The shower was boiling or freezing but impossible to get just warm, the ceiling fan was broken, the rooms were overheated and noisy, the walls are too thin, and worst of... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Recommended by Staff on a previous visit to try the Fruit de Mer at £80 for two sharing, we and our friends were looking forward to an impressive dish. Unfortunately, what had started as a variety of quality ingredients had suffered badly at amateur hands on the planchette, then arrived at the table as an unattractive pile of blackened seafood.... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The pub was lovely, nice atmosphere, very pretty and had a good menu. We had a really tasty meal there in the evening. The room, very tired and dated, but worse of all it was not clean. It was dirty in most places, the towel rail in the bathroom was covered in dust, there were cobwebs all over, behind the... More

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anonbsd, Owner at The Bull Inn, responded to this review

We just wanted to take the opportunity to respond to your comments regarding the cleanliness of the rooms. We feel that this is totally unacceptable and wish to inform you that we have just replaced our cleaners with a new commercial cleaning company with high standards of training and reliability in the hope that this will never happen again. All... More

Duisburg
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A truely idyllic place in a sleepy picture postcard village. Had an overnight stay plus dinner and breakfast. On the plus side: very good food (raye with Jersey royals - apart from the slightly burnt butter: really yummieh!) and a tastefully furnished room (I think, it was no. 2, very close the kitchen). However, there are some negative points, too:... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We like country pubs who have really good food, decent beer and wine in a stunning location. When it's very close to home, what's not to like! Been various times over the last few years, after the present owners moved there. Never disappointed. Top marks!!!!

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Rickmansworth, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

When it's at The Bull Inn. We booked a room here several weeks ago to tie in with a wedding we were attending 5 miles away. We rang a week before the wedding to make sure everything was ok, it was. We arrive on the day, an hour before the wedding to drop off bags and check in to be... More

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Address: Cock Lane, Stanford Dingley RG7 6LS, England (Formerly The Bull Country Inn)
Location: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Stanford Dingley
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Bull Inn 3*
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The Bull Country Hotel Stanford Dingley
The Bull Inn Stanford Dingley, Berkshire

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