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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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Newbury, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I popped here today for an impromptu lunch... Food, service, ambience, character, gorgeous all of it... My new regular haunt! Definitely will return and sorry that this place has not been on my radar during my workplace move to lovely Sonning. Thank you x

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Slough
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My partner and I came across this pub yesterday, so gorgeous with all the Christmas decorations. We were very lucky to get a table as it was packed . A light lunch is what we wanted and decided to go different and choose the cheese board & crackers from the pudding menu. A delicious board of cheeses, crackers & fresh... More 

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London
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This pub is a proper characterful pub and very nice for a drink. We stayed overnight and it was fine for a night but I personally think I wouldn't stay for a longer break. The room was perfectly clean but it was fairly small with very little storage space and lacked things such as a hairdryer. The bed was also... More 

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Brightlingsea
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great service from all the staff - warm, welcoming and accommodating and helpful. Food and drink were both of good quality and value. The room was clean and comfortable and very quiet after 11pm. We both had a good night's sleep. Good breakfast with plenty of choice - needed a walk afterwards, and the location was perfect for this. Will... More 

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

We look forward to seeing you on your return! More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

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

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 November 4, 2014

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

We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

London
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

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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39 reviews 39 reviews
4 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

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
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

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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80 reviews 80 reviews
8 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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PeteBullInn01, Manager at The Bull Inn, responded to this review

Happy to hear you enjoyed your visit to the Bull and we hope to see you again soon! More 

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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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