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“Gem of a hideaway” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Black Bull Inn

Black Bull Inn
High Levels | Scunthorpe Road, Doncaster DN8 5SH, England
(01405) 812744
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Ranked #37 of 387 Restaurants in Doncaster
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $16 - $31
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Gem of a hideaway”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Literally in the middle of nowhere and only heard about it word of mouth.

Absolutely fantastic and worth every penny. All meals were cooked to perfection with a really friendly workforce.

We had the lobster and mussels for mains and were not disappointed. Portions were huge and definitely value for money.

Will be making another visit for sure.

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  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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“Delicious Food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

Visited mid-week so very quiet but the food was delicious. The only gripe would be that we were crammed into a small area in an upper level near window with three other couples. Is it really necessary to sit people so close together when you have ample space elsewhere? Can't complain about the food though. Good stuff.

Visited April 2015
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Finningley, England, United Kingdom
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“Really really really really good.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Don't let appearances put you off. It's a little place on a dead straight road in the middle of nowhere and when you go in it doesn't look like they've decorated since about 1972. This place is all about the food.

The staff are all very friendly and accommodating and made us feel welcome while we waited for a table. The beers on tap are well cared for, I recommend the Doom Bar.

My wife had a crab and king prawn salad which was huge and tasted amazing. The prawns were the fattest and juiciest she'd ever had.

My ribeye steak was cooked perfectly and tasted unbelievably good.

We will be going again, and pretty soon.

  • Visited April 2015
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Good FRIDAY indeed!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We booked a table for 4 on Good Friday as we wanted to keep the tradition of a fish dish. The fish selection on the menu was excellent, we decided on the fish & chips and the prawn & crab salad, everything was so fresh and tasty with little extras on the side. The portions are big so if you are not a big eater request a smaller portion. The mushy peas were the best we've ever tasted. This restaurant is well worth a visit as we are never disappointed with the food or the service. Well done Black Bull Inn.

Visited April 2015
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Great food, friendly staff”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We visit the Black Bull on a regular basis. The owner and wife run a great pub and restaurant and he prides himself on the seafood dishes. My wife raves about the fish dishes. Does a "mean" curry too. Doesn't scrimp on the portions. Never had a bad meal. The added attraction is that it is the restaurant that we had our first date in!!! (got a lot to answer for. haha)

  • Visited February 2015
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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