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The Black Bull

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Market Square, Haltwhistle NE49 0BL, England
+44 1434 320463
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have been hear loads of times and as always the food was goodand good value for money the pub was on the quiet night so we got a table next to the fire so the dog was happy laying there

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Thank alankaz2015
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ordered food and beers, food served in good time and was delicious. Real fireplace and great atmosphere.

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Thank alexalcol
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly staff with a warm cosy feel inside. Food was fresh and great quality. will definitely be back.

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Thank colehenderson22
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

fantastic staff beer and food made our 10 days in Haltwhistle a memorable experience. visited most nights

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Thank David C
martyboy02
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What can I say, really friendly staff and local, food really good, large portions and very reasonably priced.

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Thank martyboy02
Haltwhistle, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

The owner and staff are lovely, the food is proper pub grub, but definitely better than your average pub food! Cosy, old fashioned English pub in a central location to the town, with a variety of local ales on offer. Perfect place to spend a raining Northumberland evening!

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Thank Sam R
Wallasey, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

We visited this pub whilst staying overnight in Haltwhistle. We were drawn by the excellent reviews on Tripadvisor but sadly our visit was nothing like the positive experience of other reviewers. My husband visited the pub earlier to check on the menu and serving times. We returned at 6pm to an already very busy bar with only one person serving... More 

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Thank shirlloyd
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

You know what this pub has it all beautiful location and premises log burning fire a fine selection of real ales and friendly clientele fabulous staff and a menu to die for, all sourced locally, the wolf ale pie was spot on

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Thank Justin C
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

I love the food here; locally sourced, plenty of it and cooked to perfection. We just keep going back to get our fix! It's consistently excellent, spotlessly clean and the service is friendly and attentive. Best pub grub in the area.....by far.

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Thank Grevitis
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

Our Sunday lunch was really good. We had a roast and the plate came absolutely loaded with food. The meal was delicious and great value for money. The pub was cosy with real ambience and friendly people. We had a meal during the week, too and it was just as good. Really good home cooking and very generous serves.

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Thank Marilyn R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Square, Haltwhistle NE49 0BL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Haltwhistle
  • Phone Number: +44 1434 320463
Description
Small traditional real ale pub. Offering a cozy, friendly & welcoming environment for both tourists & locals alike. We cannot provide restaurant service or capacity. Just good honest pub fayre for individuals, couples & small parties. Please note. We are unable to accommodate parties of 6 or more.

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