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High Street, Otford TN14 5PG, England
+44 (0)1959 523198
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Have been many times in the past and had very good meals. On this occasion 19 July only two steaks on the menu no rump or sirloin or mixed grill. Also the french fries resembled chip sticks that you buy in the supermarket from the crisp selection. Most disappointed with my evening visit and will think twice about returning.

Thank Bazer52
eltham, LONDON
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

On previous occasions when we have visited the Pub, which I must admit has not been for some time, we always found the food to be lovely. However this was not the case when we visited on 3rd July. There was 10 of us and we sat in the garden. The majority of us had roast dinner. All of us... More 

Thank anne c
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

we used to eat here a lot and found it a bit hit and miss. We returned a few weeks ago and love the new decor and the food was good. We came again yesterday evening after looking at the menu on the website and tempted by the 'summer specials' . We chose to eat in the garden as it... More 

Thank WaltersKent
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Since the start of the Summer menu, we have found that there are always several meals "off" the menu. Hopefully whoever orders the food will have sorted this out. The excuse is always that they have been very busy and these are popular dishes with the customers! I am pleased to read The Bull has an on the door score... More 

Thank Denise C
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ordered a medium Rib Eye which came out well done, i sent it back and the next one was cooked ok but was just a plate of gristle. The kids had lemonade to drink which was basically soda water so we sent them back. No-one ever asked if our meal was ok at any time during our meal. Not... More 

Thank sean.taylor
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We used to find The Bull more miss than hit- the food and service were often disappointing. Now it is pretty good for a chain pub, so much improvement. The staff and pleasant and friendly and the menu and decor has been updated. We've eaten here three times in the last couple of months and before that as many times... More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ordered a Butternut Risotto with Rocket as a Vegetarian Option. I paid just under £10.00. I was given a very small portion with 6 small chunks of butternut, 4 halves of cherry tomatoes and 3 bits of cashew nuts. There was no rocket, but watercress and lambs tongue leaves. I was not told that there was no rocket until... More 

Thank Gillian W
Spirit P, Guest Relations Manager at Bull, responded to this review

Dear Gillian W Thank for taking the time to provide us with your review. I would like to apologise that we failed to meet your expectations at the Bull with regards to the service you received. I can confirm that I have passed on your concerns to the Management Team who would like to investigate your feedback. We have sent... More 

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56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a last minute decision to pop out for a midweek meal at a pub / restaurant that we have been promising ourselves to visit for some time. Although it is linked to a chain this is a very old pub with a very traditional feel. The menu is simple but varied and service was very good with the... More 

Thank SevenoaksJohn
Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's been a while since I have been to this pub. In the past my visits have been mixed with both good and bad. Today was a good day! I really liked the menu with lots to choose from. We had mains and puddings. I had the pork belly which was very nice. Other food eaten included the fish pie,... More 

Thank Leef1919
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good food and service was excellent. Like the new look very open and felt relaxed. Enjoyed the evening.

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Thank vcoulso1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$47 - $47
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Otford TN14 5PG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Sevenoaks District  >  Otford
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)1959 523198

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