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Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Excellent food, (especially the breakfast) cosy room, extremely friendly and helpful staff. We have stayed before, and find the location extremely handy for Henley Literary Festival. We will certainly be back again next year.

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1Thank Jacqui M
TheBullInnManagement, Manager at The Bull Inn, responded to this review

Hello Jacqui, It's an absolute pleasure to read a review like this! Thanks for staying with and we look forward to seeing you for next years festival. Kind Regards The Bull Inn

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

A great Fullers pub, with great restaurant, selection of drinks and friendly staff. Booked at short notice and had a delightful overnight stay, make time for the legendary breakfast, but with such history in the building don't expect lush accommodation. Would definitely recommend and would visit again in a shot. Great Thames walks very nearby for casual and keen walkers...

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TheBullInnManagement, Manager at The Bull Inn, responded to this review

Hello Bob, Thank you for such a pleasant review! Glad you enjoyed the breakfast, we have great mixture of people staying for leisure and business and it would be wrong to give them anything less than a hearty breakfast to be getting on with their days! There is a great deal of truth in what you say about our accommodation-...

Wokingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2016

a very charming pub which oozes character warm fire and low beams nice ales and great staff good classic menu cooked well nice to walk along river and around sonning after the meal recommended for every sort of occasion

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TheBullInnManagement, Manager at The Bull Inn, responded to this review

Hello Martin, It is always to know people appreciate the age of the building, equally people who appreciate a good bitter! Look forward to seeing you sometime. Kind Regards The Bull Inn

Warren, New Jersey
Reviewed 20 December 2015

Can say which attracts me more , the great bar with real locals, the local produce restaurant or the very comfortable rooms. Every category was a success! Very worth a visit. The breakfast will was an amazing buffet with hot food made to order!

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 December 2015

We went for a meal for our wedding anniversary. We ordered 2 meals, 1 Chicken Fajitas was swimming in grease, very little favour, clearly bottled salsa and guacamole. The special siziziling beef and lamb was not sizziling, was not seasoned and was served with the same bottled guacamole and salsa as the fajitas. Both meals were barely touched, the waitress...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 December 2015

Really loved this inn - we had a couple of nights staying in one of the Superior rooms. The room and bathroom were a good size and a very comfortable bed! We were above the bar which, as people have said, does carry some sound into the room, but really wasn't a problem if you're not phased by a gentle...

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Luton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 December 2015

Stayed one night in Room Harris. Room smallish. Bathroom little more than a cupboard. Shower cubicle cleanish but strange white sticky sealant coming off. Hot tap swivelled in basin. Toilet seat really needs replacing. No shelving for toiletries. Lovely white fluffy towels and lots of hot water. Bed very comfortable. Decent evening meal. Drinks on the expensive side. Bar closed...

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Ely, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 December 2015

Excellent to find that the Inside of this comfortable and relaxing old inn hadn't been wrecked by trendy interior decorators. The Butcombe Rare Breed cask pale ale was at the ideal cellar temperature and delightful, apart from its rather high price. Comfortable and reasonably priced accommodation. Good quality high-end pub food which was slightly over-priced. Helpful, friendly and busy staff...

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Sonning
Reviewed 11 December 2015

Welcoming inn with open fire and cosy sitting area. Food good, not budget. Good selection of ales and wine. The dining area is quite spread out, the better tables being furthest from the entrance. Overall the restaurant is a nice place to eat. On this occasion we just popped in for a drink before dinner.

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Cairo, Egypt
Reviewed 9 December 2015

An old English pub with a really nice decoration feels like you are at home maybe. Waiters are friendly, service is OK might not be the best but we were 10 person and the place was crowded that night. Rich Menu with several items available.

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Additional Information about The Bull Inn

Address: High Street, Sonning-on-Thames RG4 6UP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Sonning-on-Thames
Price Range: $134 - $227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Bull Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Our room was over the bar you could here the conversation but it never went beyond 11.15 pm . I do't think the rooms vary much.”
 of 5 bubbles MaureenB900, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I went there only for lunch”
 of 5 bubbles LucioF_11, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Try the Beef Sandwich with potatoes roasted in goose fat”
 of 5 bubbles rustygrecian, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
“check with the staff, they were happy to discuss room sizes and facilities before we booked.”
 of 5 bubbles 318pennyb, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Superior rooms as much larger”
 of 5 bubbles rubarb91, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
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