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The Bull Inn

4.0 of 5 High Street, Sonning on Thames RG4 6UP, 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I found the Bull Inn on the internet by chance as it is situated fairly close by to family. My husband knows the area well so after looking at pictures, reviews etc. booked a night. The Bull Inn may not be for everyone but for us it was perfect - set in one of the prettiest villages it is very... More

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Glad to hear you had a great time! All of the team hope to see you again soon More

West Sussex, Great Britain
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Bull Inn at Sonning had been recommended to me by work colleagues, being only 10 minutes from our Berkshire offices. As I had an early start this was preferable to a city centre hotel in Reading. Upon arrival I found this really amazing looking Inn, very olde worlde, similar to the Snuggly Duckling in Tangled (for those who have... More

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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed last night and also had dinner in the restaurant. Room was clean and comfortable ( although above the kitchen so for those wanting a very quiet night avoid room 7 if possible although noise does die away at a reasonable time) Food was very good although just be aware portion sizes are large .. we wished we had skipped... More

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dennis m, Manager at The Bull Inn, responded to this review

I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your stay, hopefully you'll be back again soon! More

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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Myself and my fiancé came for our anniversary and won't be back. Filthy room, filthy bathroom. Dirty bedside tables. Socket hanging off wall. Room above 'beer garden' so v noisy. Bathroom door would not shut properly or lock. Breakfast was just 'ok'. We were made to feel like intruders at breakfast. Horrible. V v poor.

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PeteBullInn01, Manager at The Bull Inn, responded to this review

I'm sorry to hear abiout your experience at the Bull. As we have spoken to you directly about your review i hope you feel happy with what we have organised for you. More

Warrington, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

food was excellent nice friendly atmosphere and good value for money .Love the location near the river Staff friendly and efficient.comfortabl;e clean rooms lost of charm.great breakfast.Will stay again if in the area next year.

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Kaeng Khoi, Thailand
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 via mobile

I have always visit The Bull Inn whenever coming to Reading. I was first captivated by the location near the Thames, the ivy covered building, warm interior, great bar, decent restaurant and friendly service and always enjoy returning.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Stayed here August bank holiday weekend wonderful warm and very friendly old fashioned pub full of character and charm and the breakfast was first class better than most hotels i have stayed in and as a vegetarian had good alternatives i can see why their breakfasts have won awards and it was hot and plentiful! Bedroom was clean and bed... More

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London, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I stayed at The Bull recently with some friends for a birthday/anniversary celebration. There is no doubt that it's a stunning pub/hotel in a stunning location but in all honesty I left somewhat disappointed. Lunch (a sharing platter for two at almost £19) was basically a pile of meat (including something that looked like Spam) with some olives and roasted... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

The location is perfect, the pub is hidden away from the big city next to the river. The accommodation is great too. Lovely rooms with lots of character. The dinner/ bar area has charm and atmosphere. The staff is friendly and professional! The food is a top quality for a pub standard. Highly recommended!! PS. Check their live venues!

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london united kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Great food Really Good price with the one for two steak offer Lovely steaks cooked perfectly to order Mixed grill very nice Friendly / Clean / good service Highly recommend for Monday steak night On a boat - good mooring available Thank you for a great night

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Address: High Street, Sonning on Thames RG4 6UP, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Sonning on Thames
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Bull Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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The Bull Hotel Sonning On Thames
The Bull Inn Sonning On Thames, Berkshire

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