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Black Bull Inn

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Old Langho Road, Blackburn BB6 8AW , England
01254248801
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night

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  • 47
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Terrible! Dont eat here!!

We visited yesterday with friends who had just arrived home from holiday and wanted some wholesome pub grub! We have been to the Black Bull on many pervious occasions (when the pub was being run by previous owners!) We orders x4 sandwiches at 3.20pm and took till 4pm to arrive! We had x2 Minute... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed February 11, 2015
Jenna A
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We visited yesterday with friends who had just arrived home from holiday and wanted some wholesome pub grub! We have been to the Black Bull on many pervious occasions (when the pub was being run by previous owners!) We orders x4 sandwiches at 3.20pm and took till 4pm to arrive! We had x2 Minute steak and onion..the chef had forgotten... More 

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Had a wonderful meal here at the weekend! The staff were lovely and attentive. I highly recommend this restaurant! I will definitely be back to try one of the Sunday Roasts!

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manchester
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

Staff are able to multi task as in they can txt on their phone and speak to customers easily, it was difficult for a male bar tender as he found it difficult to look/speak to me while texting. Food poor quality, as I'm not one to complain I thought when they ask how we had enjoyed the meal I would... More 

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Old Langho
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Living locally we've been to the Black Bull on numerous occasions, either to take part in the fun quiz, the many other events or simply to socialise. The food was good then but recently under new management its really become something special. Expect good quality locally sourced ingredients at affordable prices and superb and attentive staff to back it up.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Had a supurb meal on Boxing Day with my family! Booked a table for ten which was nicely set out ready for us when we arrived. Very tasty & well presented three course meal. Very generous portions. Game Pie was excellent according to several members of my family who ate it. I had turkey which was excellent with hearty portions... More 

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Having lived in the local area for over 23 years, we have seen a number of changes at the Black Bull Inn, but the most dramatic has occurred in the last 2 months. My family and I ate there today and we can honestly say that the food we ate was second to none. The portion size was huge and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

New owners, new manager and new chef. Unfortunately not a new start, if anything they have taken a step back. What has happend to the bulls favourite steak and ale pie. Overpriced and lacking in everything. Won't be going back until things are better.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

It's my local and the good was always awesome ! Went in yesterday, about ten main meal choices on menu. The three things I chose were all off the menu they had run out. I left disappointed without eating. Gave it a second go tonight, benefit of the doubt. I had mushroom starter very good ! Main was steak and... More 

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England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Myself and my fiance ate here as we had been on the road for 8 hours and were in need of some food, we had looked at the menu online and it looked really nice and not too pricey. The barmaid that served our drinks is in need of some training, she asked if we were there to eat and... More 

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

After an 8 hour drive to our hotel near by; a quick look at trip advisor made me think this is the place to eat, sadly so wrong. A bar maid who cuts you dead half way through serving you to serve a local, a decent choice on the menu but the quality of food was poor, the kitchen was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Old Langho Road, Blackburn BB6 8AW , England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Blackburn
  • Phone Number: 01254248801

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 25
  • Cuisine: British

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