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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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  • 35
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 3
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  • 3
    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
Beer only visit............

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
callumella
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Durham, United Kingdom
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English first
Durham, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

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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Leeds, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

My first visit to the Black Bull and it will probably be my last. Sunday lunch was a selection of poor quality meats (the turkey came in round slices) accompanied by tasteless and overcooked vegetables. Food took an age to arrive. Pudding also took forever to arrive and when it finally did, it was smashed up on the plate as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

My husband and I stayed here together with another couple. We were walking the Weardale Way for charity and booked the Inn for an overnight stay. The couple who ran this Inn could not have been more helpful. Their customer service was excellent, and they were both really friendly and approachable. Our evening meal was superb - far better than... More 

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Newcastle UK
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

This is a proper village pub. A beaming welcome as we arrived and a wonderful pint of Cumberland bitter to slake our thirsts. We ate burgers with fat chips and they were very good (and big). A log fire and a couple of local characters holding forth for anyone who wanted to listen all contributed to an enjoyable lunchtime.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Has been slowly picking up since it changed hands. Now got the food sorted, good quality pub grub and the chef likes to try some new combinations - I had skewered king pawns with chilli jam last time and it was great. good real ales on tap as well. Keep it up!

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Durham, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

After reading other reviews e just had to treat ourselves to a Sunday lunch. Now for those of a small stomach you will need to let your belt out one maybe two notches. We pre booked and asked if we could share a meal, this was not a problem to them. The staff were really helpful, the ale on tap... More 

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Frosterley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

They had great food and the staff are great the are very helpful. The food was hot and taste great and the portion were big, we had a wonderful time there and will go back again.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 via mobile

Decided to try the sunday lunch and although it took a little longer than I would expect as it wasn't busy it was lovely,lots of it and very tasty,pudding was lovely,will defnetly go back.

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north yorkshire
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51 reviews 51 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Very friendly landlord/land lady and we always feel welcomed. Food is generally good but Sunday lunches are fab! Portion sizes are generous and they don't skimp on veggies -which we love! Only small snag, sometimes service can be a little slow but that said, we love the place!

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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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