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The Black Bull Inn Balsham

27 High Street, Balsham CB21 4DJ, England
01223 893844
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Ranked #1 of 1 Restaurants in Balsham
Price range: $5 - $40
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Description: Multi-award winning (Front of House Manager of the Year 2013, National Pub Food Award 2013 & National Pub Business Innovation Award 2013 at The Publican's Morning Advertiser Awards). Classic 16th Century Grade II listed thatched Freehouse in a conservation village, sitting well back from the High St, overlooked by the village church. Beamed ceilings, log fires, four cask ales, well known restaurant (AA Rosette, Alastair Sawday, Good Pub & Good Beer Guides, newly restored barn restaurant - oak raftered and panelled, traditional dry peg construction. Five new-build double ensuites, free internet access (modem and wireless), 4 AA stars. New sister pub to The Red Lion Hinxton.
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English first
Southampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

I stayed at the Black Bull during a business trip to Cambridge. Everything about it was great, from booking, arrival, being shown to the room - which was excellent - right through to departure. Very friendly, great beer and good food. The staff were very friendly and the whole place has a nice relaxed atmosphere. I will definitely be going... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

I Am going to keep this short and to the point. We arrived at 18:00 we booked a table for 18:30 So a relatively early booking. strait away walked in the door we were greeted by a very friendly I would say manager? he told us the Kitchen does not open until 18:30 but please have a drink find a... More 

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

Quiet Sunday, no excuses. Burnt dessert which chef we are told agreed should never have left kitchen. We were the only ones in there at the time so very complacent. Being positive, pie was delicious. Was asked if we wanted coffee whilst still having full wine glass. Then at dessert when coffee was required not asked. Bit bizarre. Would go... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

Returned here to try their new menu, my wife had the Seabass which had a deliciously Asian twist and a few subtle spices, to die for! I had the pie as usual, there's plenty of it and I am yet to find a place which serves a better pie and a better pint

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

We stayed here on New Year's Eve for my husbands birthday. The food was delicious!as what the overall look of the place. We have recommended everyone who we have seen to give this place a go,and we must definitely will be returning in the new year! Big thumbs up from us!

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We ate here on Saturday 6th December and there was 8 of us. the restaurant wasn't at all busy. We ordered starters which were ok, mains we had to wait a long time and when they came out 4 dishes were cold to the point that I stuck my finger in the mash and it was stone cold in the... More 

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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

My partner and I had a lovely meal here on a Monday evening - great menu choices - and even a choice on where to sit as we were the only diners that evening (there were some other drinkers!) The food was delicious - the pigeon breast starter was on a scrumptious salad - absolutely lovely!! Great selection of main... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We had a most enjoyable evening, the meal was excellent with very good menu choices. The service could not be faulted and the staff were all quite delightful, with good knowledge of the dishes and smiling all the time. Definitely will return.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

What an absolutely beautiful venue. From the moment we walked in to the paying off the bill we thoroughly enjoyed our experience, I had the pie as usual and my wife went for the liver off the new menu which was such a grand dish! I will return and next time I'm going to try the Seabass! Service was absolutely... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Average about sums it up. I had the haddock risotto starter, which tasted nice - but was not risotto! It was very stodgy and almost a solid lump, where it should have had far more sauce, and flow over the plate. I noticed that the crab risotto with the seabass had actually been plated up using a ring mold, and... More 

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Additional Information about The Black Bull Inn Balsham

Address: 27 High Street, Balsham CB21 4DJ, England
Phone Number: 01223 893844
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Balsham
Average Prices: USD 5 - 40

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