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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: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Families welcome

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
KIvory
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County Durham, United Kingdom
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County Durham, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

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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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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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
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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Leeds, United Kingdom
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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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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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32 restaurant reviews
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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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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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Address: 27 Market Place, Wolsingham DL13 3AB, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  County Durham  >  Wolsingham
Cuisine: British, Pub

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  • 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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