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The Black Bull Inn, Balsham

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Lovrly pub. Nicely decorated. Fab menu. Great wine and ale selection. Fab food. A great night was... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2015
Nina L
via mobile
the website versus the reality does not match

A gastropub with a la carte in a impressive dining room, the reality was a dining area in the pub... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom
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  • Average23%
  • Poor5%
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18 Oct 2017
“the website versus the reality does not match”
22 Nov 2016
“Wonderful stay and beautiful food”
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27 High Street | Balsham, Cambridge CB21 4DJ, England
+44 1223 893844
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

A gastropub with a la carte in a impressive dining room, the reality was a dining area in the pub and the renowned pie selection was down to 2 options left. A few irritating problems in the en-suite, no plug, leaky shower which a previous...More

Thank Fi0naE2014
Reviewed 22 November 2016

My husband and I stayed here at the weekend at it was absolutley perfect. The rooms are gorgeous, beautifully decorated, clean and comfortable with everything you need. We also had dinner here on the Saturday night and the food was amazing, the service was tremendous,...More

Thank Giniclare1
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Lovely pub, lovely staff, lovely food. But it all just felt a little bit neglected and unloved. My dad (90yrs) and I arrived at 4pm, our rooms were freezing, no heating on at all. My dads bedside lights did not work. I went to the...More

Thank Jane D
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Went for Mother's Day. Special menu that was very limited. Waited ages for 2 soups to start. Roasts were nice. Didn't have deserts as had already been there 2 hours and couldn't be bothered to wait anymore. Not offered any drinks, and no one checked...More

Thank Anonkce
Alex C, Owner at The Black Bull Inn, Balsham, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2016

Thank you for coming to visit us on Mothers Day. I am glad you enjoyed the roasts but sorry you had such a wait. Unfortunately we were a member of staff short at very late notice, so while the team did their best I can...More

Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

Lovrly pub. Nicely decorated. Fab menu. Great wine and ale selection. Fab food. A great night was had by all. Would Def go again.

Thank Nina L
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Great menu, food is delightful. This place can take on many "high end" restaurants in terms of quality. Service was wonderful, Ryan has this place running magnificantly. Also home to the best Irish Coffee, quite the achievement. Great food, great service and great atmosphere.

Thank Ryan S
Reviewed 28 April 2015

My son & daughter in law wanted a low key reception, we were so lucky to find The Black Bull, from start to finish the staff could not have done more to make day day perfect. Thank you to all

Thank 44carol
Reviewed 2 January 2015

It was a perfect lunch. The staff were charming and efficient and the food was superb. We shall definitely visit again.

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 3 December 2014 via mobile

The setting is very pleasant, a nicely refurbish pub in a lovely village. There is modern, attractive accommodation as well. The restaurant has a bit of an 'empty barn' feel about it. Needs more atmosphere and ambiance. The sound reverberates which also affects the lack...More

Thank Oguh_56
Reviewed 2 December 2014

Fabulous food in a lovely setting. Accompanied by some quality real ales. Some unusual choices on the menu which made a pleasant change and a chance to try new things.

Thank WiggleDotDot
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