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27 High Street, Battle TN33 0EA, England
01424 775171
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • 24
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great beer, good staff, very average food...

I have frequented the Bull Inn a number of times for meals and lunchtime drinks since working in Battle. Each time I have the same experience, which can be summed up with the title. Great beers, good staff but the food is average at best. First the positives...beer selection is great, nice... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 12, 2015
rgrogers42
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I have frequented the Bull Inn a number of times for meals and lunchtime drinks since working in Battle. Each time I have the same experience, which can be summed up with the title. Great beers, good staff but the food is average at best. First the positives...beer selection is great, nice lagers, local bitters, with a mix of the... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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94 reviews 94 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

The grub and the beer..........the service was excellent too. A roaring fire kept the cold at bay and we enjoyed a healthy dinner in the rear bar.

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Hastings, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Went for something to eat on Thursday. As recommend by friends. Check to make the head chef was working as advised by my friends. Food was really good. Service was really bad and rude will not be returning

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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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87 reviews 87 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

Have eaten in this pub before and thought it was very good, however that was over a year ago. We tried hard to get a table, making several calls on the evening before, leaving messages, as the phone was not answered. Eventually we had a reply the following day. The pub was busy when we arrived which is the standard... More 

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Hastings, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

what a disappointment! We went for our Christmas evening and selected from the Christmas menu. Unfortunately some of our main dishes came without the seasonal Veg.and on enquiry was told it would take 10 mins if we wanted some. Our table serving was interrupted while dishes were brought out to another table so our party had to wait. No Christmas... More 

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Went for a quick lunch and ordered 2 baguettes. Took 45 minutes to arrive and were terrible when they did. Very stale bread. People who ordered a good 15 mins after us received their full main meals before us, which just didn't make sense. Staff were lovely, just let down by really poor food.

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Mayfield, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

At first seems like a local drinking establishment with the odd contractor.. Ordered food with friendly staff and we were taken by surprise by the quality of the food .. Although nothing fancy this was good value , honest homemade food without all of the battle yuppie / tourist trimmings.will visit again.

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Good in town Pub. On the High Street. Food and Drinks served well and with a smile and chat. We live locally and on occasions pop in . Patrick is a good chef, offering a well priced and well prepared menu. Worth a visit if you are in town.

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Battle, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Fantastic atmosphere tasty meal super value -nice staff I'd go again anytime great atmosphere what is there left to say

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Ely, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Stopped in the pub on a busy Saturday and were given very delightful service! We chose the Leek and Potato soup, which was the best I have ever had, and the sausages and mash, which were also very good. Overall great value and really good service!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 27 High Street, Battle TN33 0EA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Battle
  • Phone Number: 01424 775171

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub

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