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The Bull Inn

Certificate of Excellence
Bar, British, Pub
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Hardway, Bruton, England
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have just had a lovely meal here. The weather was stunning so we sat in the garden with our 18month old which was spacious, clean and well presented. The food was faultless. Will definitely be returning in the future.

1 Thank SammylouSharp
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for an meal with friends, the steak was beautifully cooked and the portion sizes generous. quite expensive but worth the money. Pudding menu could have been varied. Staff were friendly and accommodating!

1 Thank Charlotte H
Bristol, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My second visit to the Bull and it exceeded expectations following the 1st visit. The food and drinks were excellent and at a sensible price, the surroundings superb and the landlord and staff welcomed us with a smile and a good sense of humour. Thank you, will be back.

1 Thank rememberthegoodtimes
Welwyn Garden City
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This pub never disappoints. Food is locally sourced & of highest quality. The staff are very friendly & always make us welcome. We holiday near here every year & visit pub at least 3 times per visit. Can not recommend highly enough.

1 Thank Pauline W
Bruton, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you can find a table you will be served from an ever changing menu of very good food. Never managed to finish starter and main course. The staff are helpful and happy the landlord and landlady eager to help and advise. The beer is alwAys good and varied. Can be very busy at weekend so booking advisable if a... More 

1 Thank Grahame B
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Family day out shopping in Salisbury And then lunch and racing at Salisbury This place never fails to be5 star experience no complicated menu Order from the board behind the bar Good choices all types catered for everything is cooked to order Well done.

1 Thank waggersSomerset
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49 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I visited this pub twice for dinner. We did not make a reservation so ate in the bar but this was more than adequate and probably had more atmosphere. Martin, the landlord, was welcoming and friendly. The food was good and served quickly and efficiently by the 'girls'. Other pub customers were equally friendly. A good menu... More 

1 Thank grahamdlloyd
Knutsford, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Rang to book for one on Father's Day as I was walking along the MacMillan Way. Told by very friendly landlord that he would guarantee to feed me- and he did. As I arrived I was served a drink and found a chair until, very shortly, a table was found and I then enjoyed an excellent lunch in a vibrant... More 

1 Thank David B
Somerset, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

We went at lunch time on Father's Day without a booking. It was very busy but we were offered a small table. I think other places might not have bothered. Despite the number of people there the service was quick, efficient and friendly. I had the fish and chips. I chose the small as opposed to adult portion and am... More 

1 Thank 835jenny
Poole, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

If any landlord or restaurant owner would like to know how to cook & present the simple Ham, Egg & Chips, then dine here. I am a golfer and have had this dish many times instead of the other main Full English Breakfast. I wouldn't say I was a connoisseur but I do believe I've eaten enough to make this... More 

1 Thank Dave D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hardway, Bruton, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bruton
  • Phone Number: 01749812200
In a small rural town bereft of quality eating establishments The Bull Inn stands out as a place for travellers, tourists and locals to enjoy good food.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?