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The Black Bull

$$ - $$$, British,
40-42 High Street, Yarm, Stockton-on-Tees TS15 9BH, England
+44 1642 791251
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible19%
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
$$ - $$$
40-42 High Street, Yarm, Stockton-on-Tees TS15 9BH, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Out in Yarm and met with some friends and family for a drink and We decided to meet in The Black Bull, having not been in there for many a year it was fantastic to be in what I can only describe as a proper...More

Thank masterMangetout
General Manager A, Manager at The Black Bull, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Mastermangetout, thank you so much for your high rating! We're happy we could meet your expectations!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been eating in the Black Bull regularly for several months now whilst working in the area. The food is good and normally delivered promptly and the staff are always pleasant and helpful. Give the number of places to eat in Yarm the fact...More

Thank Martin H
Reviewed 14 January 2018

We visited on a Wednesday evening. The Staff were friendly and helpful. There is a good selection of beers and plenty of seating space for small and large groups. We always use this as a starting and finishing point for a night out in Yarm....More

Thank mark w
General Manager A, Manager at The Black Bull, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Mark W, thank you so much for the positive review! We're happy we could meet your expectations! We hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 17 December 2017

Didn't have half of the meal I wanted, coffee was coloured water, worst coffee I have EVER had. Meal took ages to come and had been thrown together with what looked like leftovers/warmed up seconds. Wasn't even busy- one afternoon mid October. Will never go...More

1  Thank DairyFree1965
General Manager A, Manager at The Black Bull, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2018

We regret to hear that you had this experience with us. we appreciate your honest review. We set a high standard for ourselves, so we are disappointed to hear that your experience with us was not a positive one. Here at The Black Bull, Yarm,...More

Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Had the best rump steak, cooked perfectly. Have tried this before several times. Quality of meat did deteriorate over time. But with a new manager things have improved. Very happy customer. Staff were excellent, polite courtious and friendly.

Thank Sue M
GENERAL MANAGER A, General Manager at The Black Bull, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2017

Hi Sue M Thank you for your lovely review, we're glad you enjoyed your steak with us and hope to see you again very soon! Regards The Management Team at The Black Bull, Yarm

Reviewed 16 October 2017

Friendly and efficient staff, good food well cooked and excellent value for money. The £1 per person for free refills of tea or coffee is a great idea. The big breakfast was spot on and my better half's eggs Florentine was pronounced as 'faultless'. Nuff...More

Thank Steve B
General Manager A, Manager at The Black Bull, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

wow thank you very much for your feedback Steve. We're really glad you enjoyed your visit, and our team look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, The Black Bull

Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Little gem of a place, we had the classic brekkie for £3.19, the quality of the food was 2nd to none and cooked to perfection, add unlimited tea and coffee for £1, rodders had about 8 cups the plonker, highly reccomendedMore

Thank delboyandrodders2017
General Manager A, Manager at The Black Bull, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Good morning Del Boy! 'Lovely jubbly' Thank you very much for taking the time to review our business. Our team are always striving to provide the best customer service, and we're all very happy you enjoyed your dining experience. Thank you both once again, and...More

Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We eat here quite often midweek so know the food is good. But we had friends visiting for the weekend so I called earlier to ask 'what time food served til' & what time a 17 year old could stop until. The guy on the...More

2  Thank Claire R
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Friday fizz is great as very reasonable priced at £9.99 - usually Beer is good but this time, 2 of the hand pulled beers were off, one tasted horrible and then when we wanted to try the Bass that went off - had another beer...More

1  Thank Richard A
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Thought this pub was great value for money, nice place, really nice food , Good atmosphere, warm and friendly staff and really quick service what more could you want.!.

Thank Bryan C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 17
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
Brunch, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40-42 High Street, Yarm, Stockton-on-Tees TS15 9BH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Stockton-on-Tees  >  Yarm
  • Phone Number: +44 1642 791251
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You'd be hard pushed to find a finer real ale pub in Yarm. In fact, we believe The Black Bull is unrivalled in its choice of quality cask-conditioned beers and carefully compiled menu of British pub dishes. For directions to our landmark pub, see the interactive map to the right.
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