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Dublin Road, Drogheda, Ireland
04198371396
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9:30 am - 12:30 am
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Hours:
Sun 9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 9:30 am - 12:30 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 129
    Excellent
  • 75
    Very good
  • 31
    Average
  • 19
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Top Notch

First time visiting Black Bull as it was recommended by friends who have dined here regularly over the years while travelling to dublin. Although you have to come off the motorway to get into Drogheda its easily found pass the Railway station. Its a good sized Pub Restaurant with a large extensive... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
lee b
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Omagh, United Kingdom
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Dublin, Ireland
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Brought my partner and two foreign guests here a couple of days before Christmas for a festive birthday meal. We chose a non party night as we wanted a nice quiet evening. This we did have . The table we were given was small and squashed despite the fact that the restaurant was practically empty. When we requested the festive... More 

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Thank OBBO_13
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

8 of us went here back in September for my parents anniversary. All was going well until we got seated and ordered drinks. To cut a long story short a tray of drinks was accidentally tipped down my back resulting in myself and my partner having to leave to go home to Dublin before we even got to order food.... More 

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1 Thank Michelle O
Omagh, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

First time visiting Black Bull as it was recommended by friends who have dined here regularly over the years while travelling to dublin. Although you have to come off the motorway to get into Drogheda its easily found pass the Railway station. Its a good sized Pub Restaurant with a large extensive menu to cater for all tastes. Special mention... More 

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Thank lee b
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great dinner! We had a curry and a beer of course, even as it was a bit late in the evening, the food was excellent quality and the service was exceptionally good!

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Thank Pim78
Dublin, Ireland
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have eaten here twice now. Lovely food and reasonably priced. Staff are friendly and efficient. Portion sizes are just right! Always a great atmosphere. Looking to return soon and can't wait 😊

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Thank Marian M
Bettystown, Ireland
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been visiting the Black Bull for about 25-30 years & generally find it to be pretty good for food & can cater for one person or a group very well & they always have pleasant staff on hand

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Thank MickSlevin
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good food, excellent friendly service, lovely decor, great wine list. Great venue for any occasion!

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Thank Wardrobes
Dundalk, Ireland
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we were a party of 16 pre booked on sun 24th, place was busy but not manic , took 20 mins for menus to arrive another 20mins to take order and then meals came out very slow and all at different times (with wrong orders). there was 20mins between the last two, the last meal pulled pork was obviously totally... More 

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Thank McHughFamily
BullManager, Manager at Black Bull, responded to this review

Dear The McHugh Family Thank you for taking time to write your review. I am sorry that you didnt enjoy experience with us at The Black Bull. I would be delighted if you would contact me to discuss your issues further. Our aim is ensure our guests are happy and I am upset that you didnt bring your concerns to... More 

Ireland
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch there, in fact 5 Sunday's in the row... while the first three were outstanding the last 2 simply made me to go elsewhere. Its a lovely place with good food, but i wont be coming back anytime soon.The service was very slow... i cant wait 35 min between courses. I am sorry but its a no go for... More 

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Thank Baron L
BullManager, Manager at Black Bull, responded to this review

Hi Baron L Im sorry you didnt enjoy your Sunday lunch experience this time, especially as you have in the past. It is very important to us to have returning guests like yourself. If we are not aware of some issues then it is impossible to change them. Your custom is vitally important to us here at The Black bull... More 

Dublin, Ireland
Level Contributor
17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I visited here for a quick lunch. The food was lovely. We actually left Boyne Valley Hotel in search of a meal that was reasonably priced and we found it here !!! We will return in the future to this pub/restaurant. The comment cards on each table are a nice touch which tell the customer they are... More 

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2 Thank lucia120
BullManager, Manager at Black Bull, responded to this review

Hi lucia120 Thank you for your lovely review and we look forward to seeing you and your boyfriend again soon. Kind Regards Niamh More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Dublin Road, Drogheda, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Louth  >  Drogheda
  • Phone Number: 04198371396

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European, British, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 12:30 am
Saturday
9:30 am - 12:30 am

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?