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Black Bull Hotel

15 Black Bull Street, Duns TD11 3AR, Scotland
Black Bull Hotel
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Retford, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed on 17th July and were met with a warm and friendly welcome. The real ales were a big plus, the food was wonderful and we had a spacious, well appointed room that met all our requirements. As we were leaving early the next morning, before breakfast, we were offered a choice of a continental breakfast brought up to... More 

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Tranent, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sat out in the garden for coffee. Very peaceful and listened to the birds. The hotel was very quiet, only three other customers. Inside the décor looked tired. Can't say much about food as I did not have any. Staff seemed to have vanished. Would come back just to sit in the garden. Clean toilets

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wasn't staying at the hotel but went in for lunch one day whilst out walking the dog. Staff were very friendly, food very reasonable and the beer garden out the bag was lovely. They are dog friendly (in the bar and beer garden) and gave me water for the dog too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Popped in for a light lunch. The place was quiet but we found a fantastic sun trap in the garden to enjoy some food. Service was very good and even though quiet the food was excellent. Seems to be the only place in Duns serving Real Ale which was a pleasant surprise.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Stayed as a group of 4 golfers (using Visit Scotland's excellent-value Borders Golf Passports) for 3 nights in May. This is an unpretentious small hotel but is clean (if a little dated décorwise) and has great staff, a cosy wee bar and excellent catering...... the sticky toffee pudding is to die for........ and a good selection of vegetarian dishes. We... More 

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Kirkcudbright, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

we were made welcome despite the hassle created by a big delivery of bottles just arriving. The bedroom was very comfortable with a lovely bath to soothe limbs after a long day's walking. The evening meal was fine - not gourmet- but adequate. Breakfast was substantial and served with a smile.

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Berwick upon Tweed, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We stayed here because we used to live locally and moved away. The pub is not a fancy place but the welcome from Pam is always great and the room was clean and the bed excellent. The breakfast was lovely. Not many people stay in Duns and it is hard to find somewhere pleasant. This is a good place for... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Had some business in the area for last few weeks and have eaten here several times now. And each time gets better. Clearly obvious there is a chef who knows how to make and present food. We had the most delicious fish meal which was really quite outstanding. Starters of haggis and black pudding bon-bons was such a treat. One... More 

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We called in on the "off chance" of some lunch, on Sunday afternoon, having been to view our daughter's wedding venue nearby. We received a warm welcome and (to my delight) found a good selection of local real ales. Enquiring about food, we were initially told that yes, we can serve you lunch, but it might have to be in... More 

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South Scotland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Having booked an evening meal just before Christmas, we found it very disappointing and indeed well below the standard we had expected. The traditional turkey was obviously a processed turkey roll cut into Very thin slices. The "stuffing" was like rubber and the chipolata sausages were equally rubbery and undercooked. The Christmas Pudding had obviously been reheated in the microwave... More 

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