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The Black Bull Hotel

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying nearby and having read previous reviews we were expecting something fabulous but we must have chosen a bad night it was just mediocre, the starter of parfait was nice and the chutney was lovely, my husband had steak which was rare rather than medium, I had steak pie the meat was lovely and tender, but the pastry...

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Kirkcudbright, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff at this hotel could not be more helpful! We were not even staying here and they went above and beyond. An excellent representation of a lovely hotel. We would happily stay there next time. 😆

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was lucky enough to win a 2 course lunch for 2 at the Black Bull, so I celebrated my first Mother's Day. The food was fantastic, the starter of potato skins was so big and was so tasty, lovely big Yorkshire puddings, the lamb was cooked perfectly, and the vegetables were all very tasty, the service was brilliant too....

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Joanne H, Manager at The Black Bull Hotel, responded to this review

I appreciate you taking the time to review the Black Bull Hotel and so pleased you enjoyed your first Mothers Day here with us. I am pleased you found the food fantastic and the service brilliant. We look forward to welcoming you again to the hotel and restaurant in the near future.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a fantastic day! The whole family, eight in total, booked for Mother`s Day and what a lovely day we had from start to finish. Service and food was way over expectations, definitely not your average "pub" food. The place was packed yet but you wouldn`t of known, no waiting, hot, delicious food, not one fault to be found, seriously,...

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Joanne H, Manager at The Black Bull Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us, I am delighted you enjoyed your mothers day with us and couldn't find a fault with the food or service, and of course enjoyed your free glass of prosecco, a treat for all the hard working mothers! It was a busy one but we pride ourselves on providing efficient service. We...

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch treat with family for Mother's Day and what a treat! First class service from staff, warm welcome into a lovely cosy pub, with a free glass of prosecco and great seating area out the back to enjoy the sunshine! The food however was much more than pub food! Presentation & flavours are so good, top marks to your wonderful...

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Joanne H, Manager at The Black Bull Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review of your Mothers Day lunch here with us, I am delighted you found the service first class and will pass on the comments to all the front of house team. We were certainly lucky to have such lovely weather on the day so our guests could enjoy our back garden. Thank you for you...

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fabulous afternoon at the black bull on mothers day .I opted for perfectly cooked lamb served with a lovely selection of vegetables, it was also great to see that the restaurant served beef "pink "which makes a refreshing change . On arrival the manageress offered all the ladies in the group a glass of prosecco which was a...

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Joanne H, Manager at The Black Bull Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review of your Sunday lunch. The prosecco certainly was a big hit with all the ladies on the day. I will be sure to pass on your kind comments to the whole team who will be delighted that you enjoyed your meal and the service hear with us on Mothers Day. We look forward to...

Derbyshire
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I booked this the day before we travelled so we got a very reasonable deal but we booked through another website. The room was spacious, comfortable bed, TV, complimentary tea and coffee making facilities and biscuits. Ample storage space for clothes. As described- refurbished rooms and bathrooms. We stayed in room 7 which was above the hotel...

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Joanne H, Manager at The Black Bull Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on the Black Bull Hotel and you found the deal reasonable. We aim to provide good value for money for all our guests. I am pleased you found the staff friendly and helpful. We have discussed at length in our management meeting the issues you raised regarding the privacy off...

Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We arrived at 12:30pm and got checked in straight away. The room was very clean and spacious with a huge bed and had a lovely modern bathroom! We had an evening meal in the restaurant which was delicious! I would definitely recommend the steak pie Thanks for a lovely stay!

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Joanne H, Manager at The Black Bull Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are delighted that you found the hotel clean and spacious with a modern bathroom. All our rooms have been refurbished to the same high standard and we pride ourselves on aiming to set high standards. We are pleased you enjoyed your evening meal and will pass on your comments to the head chef who...

Gateshead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We were in Wark looking at properties and Called in here with the wife on a Sunday for Lunch. We were not disappointed, Nice surroundings welcoming friendly staff and the food was spot on, Would recommend it to all. The wife is a Vegetarian and she enjoyed the meal on offer, Brownie point there.

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Joanne H, Manager at The Black Bull Hotel, responded to this review

We are pleased you were not disappointed on your visit to Wark and thank you for taking the time to review us. Our chef always has a varied menu on offer where all dietary requirements are catered for wherever possible, I am pleased your wife enjoyed her meal. We look forward to welcoming you again in the future.

Reviewed 9 March 2017

Have stayed in the Black Bull for almost a year on and off can only say how comfortable the rooms are the staff are lovely and welcoming and helpful as are the locals that come in for a meal or a drink . Then there is the food wonderful breakfasts and superb evening meals

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Joanne H, Manager at The Black Bull Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and repeat custom over the last year, we hope you continue to visit us over the years to come.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about The Black Bull Hotel

Address: Main Street, Wark NE48 3LG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Northumberland > Wark
Price Range: $134 - $224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Black Bull Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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“don't rush, enjoy the warm of this lovely pub”
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“One ground floor room's window opens directly onto the conservatory lounge, so no privacy & noisy if the window is open..”
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“Sadly did not stay but the restaurant was excellent”
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