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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We went to the Bull recently with friends and I was so disappointed...it's a lovely cosy little pub so I was glad our friends had picked it for our meal. Unfortunately the service instantly raised our eyebrows - the waitress didn't know what beers were on tap, didn't know what their tonic was (brought out bitter lemon at one point)...

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Ealing, London
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

4 of us ate Sunday lunch after a walk ( Dec 4). Excellent walks around; we followed one from The Times. We reserved a table in the bar with lovely ambience and were well looked after by friendly staff. Two of us had tasty long roasted lamb shoulder and two had pink beef which they described as melt in the...

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london
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The thing is, if you're going to spend top money on Sunday lunch, it's got to be epic, and this was just quite nice. The weird bit in the title refers to their strange ordering system which almost saw me walk out before doing anything. Totally frustrating place to be, and I won't hurry back.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 29, 2016

Well a nice glossy web site which to be fair paints a fair representation on the location but behind all that, all is not well with the Bull Inn which is a shame as given the right attention and marketing could be so much more. Very much suffering from a very hands off approach by the owners during the 2...

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Reviewed September 16, 2016

The summary of my stay can be seen below in a copy of the feedback I sent directly to the Bull Inn the evening after my stay. It took a week for someone to confirm receipt of my email where I was told my comments were being looked into. Despite sending them a chaser email, it's now one day shy...

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bu11sd, Owner at The Bull Inn, Stanford Dingley, responded to this review

Your feedback was looked into and was there were quite a few discrepancies compared to your account of your stay. It very much came across upon investigation that you were trying to get a free stay by causing a fuss about nothing and used a poor trip advisor review as a threat. CCTV was checked and did not show that...

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Reviewed September 12, 2016

We were travelling and wanted quick stop for food. It was a couple of days after the bank holiday weekend. Early evening pub was empty. Ordered the pie, sorry no pie, ordered beef dish, 5 minutes later, sorry no fondant potatoes with beef, ok then new potatoes? Sorry no new potatoes even though they are on the menu with different...

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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 4, 2016

I went there with friends only for dinner. The food was really good and genuine. The preparation of the food was of high standards. The scampi and avocado cocktail was really good, the plaice fillet was huge and tasty and the lamb was really amazing. The environment and the atmosphere are really nice. Another country pub that I will add...

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bu11sd, Owner at The Bull Inn, Stanford Dingley, responded to this review

Thankyou so much for your review and we are delighted that you enjoyed your visit! We will look forward to welcoming you again!

Burghfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 2, 2016

We recently had our wedding reception at The Bull in Stanford Dingley, just a relatively small do for about 35 family and friends. I cannot recommend it enough, the meals, the service and the staff were absolutely remarkable and they catered for everybodies needs with a willingness and a smile that you get at few other places. Excellant.

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bu11sd, Owner at The Bull Inn, Stanford Dingley, responded to this review

Thankyou so much for your review! We were delighted to be part of your special day and so pleased that you all enjoyed your afternoon with us! Here's wishing you both all the best for the future!

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

I visited this pub with my fiancee and a friend with our two dogs. We had room 6 and our friend had room 5. Our room was very big with a double bed and bunk beds. It was clean, tidy and there were fresh towels and soap bars laid out. There was also tea and coffee making facilities plus a...

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bu11sd, Owner at The Bull Inn, Stanford Dingley, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review and I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us, we will look forward to welcoming you again as it seems that you have enjoyed The Bull the way in which it is intended!!! We are aware that the showers are electric and do take a bit of patience, as any electric shower...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed August 20, 2016

Beautiful English pub, great to sit outside as the sun goes down and have a drink or too. We stayed there for a few nights but a less than comfortable experience. The room was very tired, the bed was very soft and the sheets smelt of bad BO! The shower didn't work and it took 3 days to get hot...

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bu11sd, Owner at The Bull Inn, Stanford Dingley, responded to this review

Hi Sarah, Thanks for your review, but I am sorry to hear the comments within it. Sadly the shower in your room had broken, it had worked the morning of your arrival but something went wrong between then and your arrival. When you brought the issue to our attention we acted promptly. Our handy man took a look and said...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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Additional Information about The Bull Inn, Stanford Dingley

Address: Cock Lane, Stanford Dingley RG7 6LS, England (Formerly The Bull Country Inn)
Location: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Stanford Dingley
Price Range: $78 - $119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Bull Inn, Stanford Dingley 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Room 6 is a family room, room 3 is a twin.”
 of 5 bubbles andym621, Sep 29, 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay there”
 of 5 bubbles sarahhL6600VQ, Aug 20, 2016 | Read review
“Have to ask for wifi but it is still very poor”
 of 5 bubbles Catwoozel, May 11, 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay !”
 of 5 bubbles 209sallyw, Apr 25, 2016 | Read review
“Avoid the restaurant.”
 of 5 bubbles TerryO632, Mar 28, 2016 | Read review
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