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Black Bull Inn and Hotel

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Coppermines Road | Yewdale Road, Coniston LA21 8HL, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Newbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a comfortable room, quite compact but looked out over the river. Our evening meal was good but the breakfast was superb. Had an excellent power shower too. Staff friendly and helpful, even made us a packed lunch to take out onto the fells with quality bread (no ready-sliced here). Would certainly return.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped for dinner on a very wet evening. The pub looked very welcoming from the outside and we were surprised with the number of diners, families and couples alike. The pub is very dog friendly, and with the wet weather the odour of wet dog was noticeable, but all the dogs we saw were very well behaved. The beer was... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ive been with my family n friends a few time over the years at the black bull and the food and accommodation has been very good. Staff are always friendly and a great atmosphere there. But one thing I did notice the tips all went to the bar staff in there own jars behind the bar which I thought was... More 

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Ludlow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for the one night, have to admit when we first arrived and saw the room which was above the pub, we were a little disappointed, since it was a little run down, and for £120 a night, I did expect a bit more modern and updated accommodation. But saying that it was all very clean and the bed was... More 

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Wells, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a group of 7 adults and 6 children it was just gone 8pm and they were very accommodating in finding us seating all together even though they were very busy. We all had food and it was fantastic, they were more than happy to help us so most of us also went for breakfast the next day. We... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whilst visiting Coniston this week, we decided to pop in the Black Bull for lunch. We were not disappointed! The staff were friendly and even suggested my husband try the locally brewed beer, which he thoroughly enjoyed!!! I had the battered haddock which was beautiful and my husband chose the chilli, which was made with good quality beef in a... More 

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

...as part of the Lakeland 50/100 race weekend, so all the pubs in the village very busy. That said, we never had any problems getting a table or getting served - ate here 2 nights in a row. Good choice of dishes to choose from, all quite good, apart from my friend's fish and chips one night which was a... More 

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Sunderland, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed overnight in July 2015. Our room was in the block of 4 behind the pub so it was nice and quiet. The room itself was clean and spacious with an excellent shower. The pub is situated in the middle of the lovely village of Coniston with the lake just 5 minutes walk away. The pub has its own micro-brewery... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

With good intentions we had planned a short walk around Coniston. No more than 5 minutes into the walk the heavens opened, so we went to the pub. The staff were very accomodating considerring we were dripping wet with a screming 6 month old baby. The food was hearty and really hit the spot. It is obviously very popular as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We were in Coniston for a family wedding. Used this place as a place to meet in the evenings. Staff were friendly and happy to accommodate our 18 month old. Food menu was extensive and delicious. We were impressed with the quality. Good range of beer on tap - in particular a fantastic range of local ales.

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