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4.0 of 5 Inn   |   High Street, Sonning on Thames RG4 6UP, England
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Harrogate, UK
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77 reviews 77 reviews
31 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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21 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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 2 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
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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Hurst, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my first visit to The Bull Inn, living locally I was amazed I had never been before always hearing such lovely things about staff and food. I was extremley disappointed when I found the staff did not even crack a smile between them.... We where a table of 9 who sat in the garden.... when our food arrived... More

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Sunshine Coast
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26 reviews 26 reviews
24 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Our second visit confirmed the view that the Bull is an excellent place to start or finish a trip to England. The location is delightful, rooms spacious and nicely equipped, food excellent and staff welcoming and helpful. All this in a beautiful old building. What more could you ask?

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Reading, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

The Bull in Sonning is one of the best pubs in South West England. As an American living abroad, we frequent this pub for the food, ambiance. Walking distance to the Thames and Sonning Lock. Must dine outside if the weather permits or enjoy inside by the fire. Charm, charm and more charm.

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Perth, Australia
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17 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014 via mobile

From the moment we arrived and were greeted by Helen, we were made to feel welcome. Shown to our room (No.1 "Montmomercy"), our bags were carried up the stairs for us by a male staff member, can't remember his name. Very quaint room, not overly big but not too small either. Very clean, renovated bathroom and even though we were... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

just spent a couple of nights there and was thoroughly impressed - great room, great character, great food and drinks - the location is fantastic too, by the Thames path, and so so quiet at night (after the pub closes of course) - we'll be back

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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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