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Reading, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Thus is a stunning pub with heaps of ambience. The food was good , however, I cannot recall ever having such dreadful service - or rather lack of it! The staff whilst friendly enough just did not attend to their customers. We arrived and had a drink in the bar but no one came to show us to the table... More 

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Carcassonne
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't stay above the bar unless yu want to stay awake until 2pm in the morning. Location nice but very out of the way. Food was excellent and bar service good. But rooms lack amenities - e.g. no phone, no bar fridge, no tissues, no face washers etc.

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Thank I2821GWannec
TheBullInnManagement, Manager at The Bull Inn, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your feedback regarding the stay. I can only apologise for the disturbance & will look into this. We will take all feedback on board. Kind regards, More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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486 reviews
129 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the heart of the lovely village of Sonning, built around one of the oldest bridges on the River Thames, The Bull is there to wait. Sitting in a kind of central square, just next to the beautiful church and churchyard, this is a traditional pub with beautiful tables indoors and outdoors for the good season. The food is consistently... More 

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TheBullInnManagement, Manager at The Bull Inn, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your kind words, we hope we will see you in the near future. Kind regards, More 

Bracknell, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great pub just a few miles from Reading in the lovely village of Sonning. We have eaten here twice and had great food both times. They stop serving food at 15.00 so best to plan your visit during serving times. The pub is a quaint old village pub and the food is excellent.

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Thank rustygrecian
TheBullInnManagement, Manager at The Bull Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, I must mention that we do serve food all day here at The Bull Inn. We hope to see you again in the near future. Kind regrards, More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked an overnight stay as going to The Mill to see a play. We stayed in a standard room (Oxford Room) . The pub did warn us that this was not a large room, and that they did have larger rooms available but we decided to go for this room as it was only for one night. The room... More 

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TheBullInnManagement, Manager at The Bull Inn, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking your time to put a review for The Bull Inn. We are pleased to hear that our staff accommodated you well in the way of informing you that we could offer you a larger room. As for the bedrooms we are currently going through the progress of tweaking them in certain areas and will be... More 

Colorado
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29 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Bull is located in a quiet picturesque corner of the village. The food it pretty much traditional pub fare albeit elevated. Its quite dark inside but it has a traditional country pub feel, which enhanced with the in house beer being Fuller's (it worth going to the bull just for that). 2 members of our part had mobility issues,... More 

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Thank Gareth J
TheBullInnManagement, Manager at The Bull Inn, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your comments, we hope to see you again in the future. Kind regards, More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great friendly Traditional Fullers pub. Great ale, food and service Rooms available with a very good food menu Close to the River Thames for nice walks. Henley on Thames and Reading can be reached along the towpath Main beer garden is at front of pub in car park but there is a Secret beer garden at the back of the... More 

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TheBullInnManagement, Manager at The Bull Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, and we are pleased to hear you had a pleasant visit. We hope to see you in the near future. Kind regards, More 

London
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's an old building some room's plumbing reflect this, but character outstanding. But atmosphere great, good varied catering and excellent well kept beer. Good value for the area, which can get extortionate, great for Thames walks. We take occasional weekends and good access to Thames Valley Park complex

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TheBullInnManagement, Manager at The Bull Inn, responded to this review

Hello, Thank-you for your recent review, really a pleasure to read. We look forward to seeing you again very soon. Kind regards, More 

Adelaide, Australia
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47 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

We had an early morning flight from London Heathrow so decided to stop here for one night. We had booked a Standard room which was fine - but it was very small - as on the photos. You open the door and then you almost fall onto the bed. It was very compfortable clean and tidy. As an afterthought I... More 

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TheBullInnManagement, Manager at The Bull Inn, responded to this review

Thank-you for your comments and feedback. We are really pleased you enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming you back again in the near future. Kind regards, More 

Los Gatos
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

Sonning is a favorite place and the Bull Inn is an integral part of a magical experience. The Bull is a incredible pub with great atmosphere along with terrific, friendly, caring staff. We had a beautiful dinner. Our room was nice as expected. Breakfasts were included and were over the top! This is a very special place and has been... More 

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TheBullInnManagement, Manager at The Bull Inn, responded to this review

Hello, Thank-you for your great review, we are really pleased you enjoyed your visit and looking forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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Additional Information about The Bull Inn

Address: High Street, Sonning on Thames RG4 6UP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Sonning on Thames
Price Range: $123 - $182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Bull Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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The Bull Inn Sonning On Thames, Berkshire
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