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The Black Bull Inn

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27 Market Place, Wolsingham DL13 3AB, England
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 16
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 3
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  • 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
Cosy local pub

Warm atmosphere. Friendly staff and locals. Great conversations. Fair prices. Good place to enjoy a drink. Coffee machine served great coffees. This was a bonus.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2015
Catherine S
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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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English first
Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Warm atmosphere. Friendly staff and locals. Great conversations. Fair prices. Good place to enjoy a drink. Coffee machine served great coffees. This was a bonus.

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Brough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Stopped at the Black Bull for Sunday lunch while visiting the area. 6 roast dinners and a bowl of water for the dog, great food, great service. The portions were large and the cask ale went down a treat. My wife, kids and I would certainly eat here again. We also received helpful advice from other friendly pub goers on... More 

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Had a Sunday lunch with family, the service was slow and the food was very poor, would not recommend it and certainly will not return!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

I've been eating here on and off for many years now. Seems to have hit rock bottom over the last year. It use to be the kind of pub you could take the kids to for a family meal. Not any more. There are much better places near here to eat within a few miles. Food is average but thing... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

My wife and I decided to call in for a early evening meal, as we hadn't been for a while. We went into the lounge and stood at the bar but no one approach us, and in the corner was two young men in high vis jackets swearing at the top of their voices, and I say really loud,. After... More 

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Burscough, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

i can't comment on the food as it never arrived. We waited 1hr and 35mins, then paid for our drinks and left. It's a dirty pub with very poor attitude to customers. It displays the casque mark outside and inside, but has no cask ales. The tables are sticky and aren't set. I understand anyone can have a bad day... More 

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County Durham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Had lunch here today with the children. We were made very welcome, the surroundings were pleasant and nothing was too much trouble. The chef even came out to talk to us about what we'd like. Really nice food, great service! We are looking forward to a return visit.

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tonbridge
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We were passing through Wolsingham, and decided to stop at the Black Bull for a meal. What a find! The food was amazing! Well priced and very big portions! The staff are very very friendly and go that extra mile to make you more than welcome! If I ever go back to County Durham, The Black Bull would be on... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Popped In for a beer one dinner time and the place seemed welcoming and the menu looked reasonable. Open fire, always good, and a couple of locals All in all good

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

This was our 1st trip to the Black Bull in Wolsingham and after reading the last review we were unsure, but we thought we would give it a go and make our own decision, I'm so pleased we did!! There was 6 of us and we called without booking we were made to feel very welcome by all the staff... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 27 Market Place, Wolsingham DL13 3AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  County Durham  >  Wolsingham

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub

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