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Black Bull Inn and Hotel

Coppermines Road | Yewdale Road, Coniston LA21 8HL, England
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Ranked #1 of 6 hotels in Coniston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Gilly10a Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Fleetwood, UK
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146 reviews 146 reviews
27 hotel reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went in here the other day with my wife and nephew. Typical village pub with a reasonable menu if somewhat over priced. Happy to pay a premium is the food is good and service matches. Well the food was acceptable ( but to pay over £10.00 for sausage and mash is a bit steep ) but I think its a... More

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were looking for a place to stay for a few nights in the Lakes on our way home to Scotland. As we had the dog with us we were limited but the Black Bull came up trumps with great reviews. All the dogs were made to feel welcome especially at breakfast where they had their own sausage. They were... More

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East Yorkshire
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51 reviews 51 reviews
30 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We recently enjoyed a two night short break at the Black Bull and we really loved it. Although I'd booked a double, we were actually given a family room which was incredibly spacious, light and airy. We had a huge king sized bed and there was also a further single bed in the room, two arm chairs and a lovely... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Can't fault the food, plenty of it Good service, but it does get very busy, and they do say to come early to avoid disappointment because they cook from fresh. Steak was amazing,and a good deletion of local beer.

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154 reviews 154 reviews
14 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we were holidaying in Coniston and as there were quite a few eateries about, we were spoilt for choice. the Black Bull serves up very good food, a little pricey but still worth it. the ales come from a micro brewery an di love the idea of the "Beer Bats" where you cane try the beers in third of a... More

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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visit here every time we come to the lakes. We pass other pubs to get here and it is well worth it. If you like real ales there is no better. This pub is adjoined to its own brewery, and they make a wide range of delicious ales. You must must must try the Infinity IPA. The best IPA... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
35 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The perfect place to restore the thousands of calories burnt from walking up Wetherlam or the Old Man. We have eaten on twenty nights in Coniston in the last three years. We've tried the Yewdale (cheaper , speedy service but not as 'home cooked') or the Sun Inn (nice location, but average food) and always end up at the Black... More

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Campsall, Doncaster
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a beautiful Sunday you do not have to look far for an excellent Sunday roast when in Coniston, Lake District. Although the dining room does not normally open until 6.00 pm four of us we were allowed to sit in a pleasant dining room well set for evening meals. Three different meals between us were all rated very good.... More

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Wigan, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for two nights on a glorious sunny weekend, the bar was packed and it was a great atmosphere. The place is in a great location where we could sit outside, enjoy the surroundings and soak up the atmosphere. Rooms were clean and comfortable with all you would expect in terms of facilities. The pipes in the bathroom were very... More

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Oldham, United Kingdom
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95 reviews 95 reviews
21 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed in Coniston recently as my husband and some friends were taking part in a 50 mile trail ultra marathon around the lakes, but centred in Coniston. Because of that, the village was extremely busy and the Black Bull, being in the centre, seemed to be the place to be. It was a good decision - popped in for a... More

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Address: Coppermines Road | Yewdale Road, Coniston LA21 8HL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Duddon Valley > Coniston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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