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“WE LIKE THIS PUB”
Review of The Bull

The Bull
Ranked #5 of 159 Restaurants in Brentwood
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $26
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Upminster, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“WE LIKE THIS PUB”
Reviewed July 1, 2014

We have tried this Pub/Restaurant on many occasions & never been disappointed. The Bar Menu is good & portions are filling. The Restaurant offers a wide range of good food well cooked & presented. The staff are helpful & friendly. Don't expect Posh but do expect a friendly atmosphere.

  • Visited June 2014
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3 Thank Malcolm S
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Bull_Brentwood, Owner at The Bull, responded to this review, October 7, 2014
It was great to read you enjoyed your experience here at The Bull and thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We look forward to welcoming you on your return visit. Many thanks Ed & Gemma
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Brentwood, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
356 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 473 helpful votes
“The Only Place in Brentwood”
Reviewed June 22, 2014

Looking for an ordinary midweek pub Dinner, thought we would try The Bull, we opted to try the restaurant as opposed to the Bar,, they very kindly found a table for two, considering they were fully booked, we were very grateful, and got anything but ordinary, this was superb food served by really nice friendly staff in lovely surroundings. You really need to book in advance, and once tried you can see why, far more comfortable than the Nags Head, nicer staff, but the really big draw to the Bull is the food, My wife's Liver and Onions was the best sh had ever had, and my Surf and Turf from the specials board was full of flavour and cooked to perfection. My only cpmplaint is that as they are so busy I cannot drop in on a whim :o)

  • Visited June 2014
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5 Thank stugrmi
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Bull_Brentwood, Owner at The Bull, responded to this review, October 7, 2014
It is great to hear that you have enjoyed your visits to our pub. We are always looking to improve and all feedback we receive is greatly appreciated. Thank you for taking the time to review our pub and look forward to seeing you again soon. Many thanks Ed & Gemma
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“Excellent food, friendly staff in a cosy setting”
Reviewed June 21, 2014

Visited here for dinner with girlfriends midweek,

Staff were friendly and restaurant has had a lovely makeover - very well done indeed. The business seems to have merged a lively local pub with excellent restaurant very successfully indeed. The bar area was busy and the restaurant almost full too - always a good sign....it was a wednesday night.

We had chosen to come here as Nags Head would not accommodate us, always seems to be a problem booking there, but they did us a huge favour as The Bull was much superior.

I chose the curried chicken salad to start and the salmon. Both were excellent.
My friends enjoyed their meals, the calves liver was a very generous portion. The only disappointment was an overcooked tuna.

The wine - Tarquino,I think, white and red, (shiraz-malbec) were very good too.
I would definitely return and recommend to anyone wanting a good value, cosy venue for a well cooked, hearty meal.

  • Visited June 2014
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3 Thank lovelongboatkey
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Bull_Brentwood, Owner at The Bull, responded to this review, October 7, 2014
Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to The Bull Brentwood, we were so happy to read that you enjoyed your meal and look forward to serving you again soon. Many thanks Ed & Gemma
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London, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
401 reviews
383 restaurant reviews
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“Excellent good value Burgers”
Reviewed June 15, 2014 via mobile

Came for lunch with a friend who had just moved to the area. Funky pub inside, with a good mix of an old building, crossed with contemporary flourishes.

Much appreciated selection of local ales on offer and a friendly, knowledgeable staff aswell.

Ordered the Burger, as we thought a place called The Bull would have to serve decent burgers! We weren't disappointed. Juicy well cooked meat, with thick gherkin and crispy bacon, in a decent Bap. Sides of chips went down well also.

Efficient service and a very convivial atmosphere, make this pub a definite recommendation in my book. Excellent value for money too.

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3 Thank James L
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Bull_Brentwood, Owner at The Bull, responded to this review, October 7, 2014
Thank you for your lovely review of The Bull Brentwood, we were so glad to read that you enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming you again soon. Many thanks Ed & Gemma
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Brentwood, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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“It advertises itself as "Country Pub and Kitchen"”
Reviewed June 2, 2014

We were recommended to try The Bull's restaurant and we were really pleased that we did. The staff were courteous and friendly and the food was absolutely delicious! The meals were very well presented and were obviously cooked to order as everything fresh and tasty. The restaurant is well appointed with very nice wooden tables and comfortable chairs. We will definitely be going back. Last but not least, the prices were very reasonable - which gives this venue a ten out of ten!!

  • Visited June 2014
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4 Thank MaggieAnn A
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Bull_Brentwood, Owner at The Bull, responded to this review, October 7, 2014
It was fantastic to read that you enjoyed your visit to The Bull, it makes all our and our staffs hard work worthwhile! We look forward to serving you again soon. Many Thanks Ed & Gemma
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