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4.0 of 5 Inn   |   High Street, Sonning on Thames RG4 6UP, England
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
Alastair2013 Reading, United Kingdom
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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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Reading, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We're used to drinking and dining here because the Bull is our local and we love it. However on this occasion we actually had to stay here having been evicted from our own home by our sons who were having a late party. We had a great room - Room 7 - which has a lovely double bed and superb... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

On a recent date night out myself and partner decided to try due recommendations of friends. The staff were lovely and food amazing. The selection was vast and they listened to some of my dietary requirements making sure I had a nice hassle free meal. really made our night special.

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Cheshire
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3 reviews 3 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Having discovered this stunning pub after a long walk, we couldn't wait to get a drink and order some food. Very odd menu to say the least...not exactly what I would describe as traditional fayre. We a crab salad starter, which was tasteless, and topped with crayfish, which where tasteless. I'd have expected crab claws? And seasoning! We had a... More

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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

What a lovely quaint and old fashioned place to stay. the room was very clean and had some lovely touches to them to enhance our stay. The staff were very friendly and the service was great. There seemed to be a great team spirit amongst them. The food too was great. We tried a few different menu options as we... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent place, quaint, lots of character and warmth with charming rooms. We were there for 5 nights and were very taken with how well managed it is, how friendly and welcoming the staff are, and found the menu to be quite varied and very good. If you are looking for old world charm on the Thames, within a short... More

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Harrogate, UK
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77 reviews 77 reviews
31 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is an olde pub, yes, with some charm and atmosphere as a drinking establishment but as a B&B or hotel it was woefully short of adequate. Putting 2 adults into a scruffy and not very clean room with such a ridiculously tiny bathroom, a wardrobe facility which was a rail 12ins by about 18ins screwed into the corner... More

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Malaga, Spain
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We used the Bull for two days as were were visiting Henley Regatta with friends. The hotel/inn is well situated and could be a terrific venue. The rooms are small as one expects in an old inn, but they need some serious work done - our room had the valance hanging off the curtain rail and the hot water in... More

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seattle
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Bull Inn is incredible. My wife and stayed the night in May while walking the Thames path. The food was great, The whole place is just great. It is really old, with uneven floors, wood beams,steep stairway, leaded glass windows etc. The bed was very comfy. Weak water pressure in a tiny bathroom was a trade-off for all the... More

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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having already reviewed the Bull elsewhere with a statement 'eating here could be dangerous', and with the management apparently knowing at the time of 2 meal cock ups, it's incredible that no action has been taken to make amends. My guest at the time said they'll do nothing......and she was right!!

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Nairobi, Kenya
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

A local near where I am staying, I enjoy this little pub next to the graveyard, has some good cider, and little hideaway to sit in the sun for a drink. Inside is quite charming in the little room off the bar with low ceilings, comfy chairs and a good ambience.

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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*
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