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Black Bull Inn

Bridge End, Frosterley DL13 2SL, England
+44 1388 527784
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good17%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“crab lasagne” (6 reviews)
“cheese board” (16 reviews)
“pork” (20 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Bridge End, Frosterley DL13 2SL, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We popped into this pub by chance after passing through the village and I am so glad we did. The place is so quaint and old fashioned, full of character! The food was phenomenal. My wife had the burger which just melted in your mouth....More

Thank Simlesa
Reviewed 6 days ago

Enjoyed a table with the Scott's at the black bull in Frostly today enjoyed good company great atmosphere, the food was outstanding, and not too busy relaxing and chilling on my holidays. I can recommend the lamb, and cream brûlée. Beautiful in presentation cooked prepared...More

Thank Juliette G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While staying nearby, we popped in for a drink after walking our dog. The beer was very nice and due to the weather been quite pleasant we were able to just sit outside and enjoy it. Very nice!

Thank Lorraine L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here while away for the weekend. One of the best Sunday Lunches I have ever had. Beef was rare and cooked to perfection. Gravy was tasty. I asked for a portion of beef for my dog which was supplied and they only charged me...More

Thank cazzie230567
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This may seem like an odd place to eat the best pizza in the world but each week on a Wednesday evening they fire up the wood-fired pizza oven and cook some of the best bespoke pizzas in the North of England to order from...More

Thank Philip N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From initial contact to paying the bill - nothing was a problem for Charlie and Rob. I took 30 people here for lunch today and we had fantastic food, in interesting surroundings, enjoyed by all. The staff were great, Laura smiled the whole time whilst...More

Thank GillLCL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're on a budget then this probably isn't the Sunday Lunch you're going to want to go for every week. Sunday Lunch ranges from about £12 to £15 per head (depending on your menu choice) but the old proverb "you get what you pay...More

1  Thank Andy D
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We picked this pub due to reviews on TA and it being dog friendly. It's a traditional pub in style and decoration, friendly staff, small but nice lunch menu. We both had the sausage and mash and it was outstanding, probably best I have ever...More

Thank chrian
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Visited over two days this week. Initially arrived by car for lunch and one pint. Food first class. Beer excellent. So good in fact, I had to return next day for the other beers, but by bus (for obvious reasons) for a modest sample of...More

Thank Peter A
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Been visiting this place for years for the odd pint after a walk or some food on special occasions but for the first time last night we tried the stone baked pizza night and it was amazing. At first when i saw the menu and...More

Thank richmix
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28 November 2015|
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Response from Christine H | Reviewed this property |
We had fab food, I think it was £10 ish for main. Not sure about high hair?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bridge End, Frosterley DL13 2SL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Frosterley
  • Phone Number: +44 1388 527784
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