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High Street, Otford TN14 5PG, England
+44 (0)1959 523198
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 33
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  • 32
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 32
    Poor
  • 24
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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The Bull is our local. The problem is, as the reviews suggest, you can't be certain whether the food will be good or the service. Sometimes both are great, although my last burger was seriously overcooked. The serving staff are very good if they have time. Unfortunately, I don't think the pub... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
Nautica49
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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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English first
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW via mobile

Waited ages for starter, asked to speak to manager who was too busy working in the kitchen as short staffed yet again! Asked for steak medium rate which came out like charcoal, sent back and next one came out raw! Apparently it was the manager who cooked it. If you can't even cook a steak get out of the kitchen.... More 

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Orpington, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Sunday lunch with the family & starter came quickly but was luke warm, main course took another hour & 10 mins to come & the pub was not that busy. Staff seem not that concerned. We used to come here years ago but it's not as good as it was, shame!

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Swanley, United Kingdom
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Booked for a Sunday roast yesterday with friends and we were not disappointed. Great atmosphere in the pub as always, service from staff excellent nothing was too much trouble and the roast dinner very good. We all had the trio of roasts, great idea as you got a sample of all three on offer. This came with Yorkshire puddings, roast... More 

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

The Bull is our local. The problem is, as the reviews suggest, you can't be certain whether the food will be good or the service. Sometimes both are great, although my last burger was seriously overcooked. The serving staff are very good if they have time. Unfortunately, I don't think the pub employs enough staff so if it gets busy... More 

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Kent UK
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

The food was OK and the service was OK, the menu was much better, bigger and more varied than other pub chains.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Along with six of my colleagues we had arrived in the Bull after a very busy 'working Day', hoping to partake in some good food. From the moment we arrived the very friendly staff quickly organised a table for our relatively large group of hungry people. Food orders were taken from the very adequate menu. Our conversation was fairly deep... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Stopped here for lunch one Sunday while biking in the area. It was a great day so wanted to eat in the garden area but was told only roasts are served outside. Really don't understand that. Eating inside I had the Asian rare beef salad which was delicious. My friend had the sweet potato and mozzarella burger which was dry... More 

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Otford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

over priced meal and very bland ,service could and should have been better and when pointed out the children food was not fully cooked it was just taken away and must have been put into microwave as when the food came back it was to hot for any child to eat so sorry to say will not be going back... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We visited on a Friday evening. I didn't think it was overly busy and had a nice atmosphere. The food was very tasty, good quality a d a bit different. Not typical pub food. The service however could be improved a lot. We ordered drinks and these took around 20 mins to arrive, after reminding them. Again when these drinks... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We were shocked at the difference between the menu and the food served as the main menu made the food sound fresh & delicious. The reality is that the food is of low quality and not cooked very well. The scallops were not seasoned and a very pale colour,the pulled pork looked and tasted like it was served from a... More 

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Additional Information about Bull

Address: High Street, Otford TN14 5PG, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)1959 523198
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Sevenoaks District  >  Otford
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 47 - 47
Cuisine: Pub

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: High Street, Otford TN14 5PG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Sevenoaks District  >  Otford
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)1959 523198

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 47 - 47
  • Cuisine: Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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