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The Black Bull

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Market Square, Haltwhistle NE49 0BL, England
+44 1434 320463
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have a caravan in Haltwhistle and have been coming here for a few years now. Never been disappointed, only had the food a hand full of times and always satisfactory . They are a pub and not a restaurant though so quite lengthy wait but it doesn't bother you because they'll be honest with you and tell you the... More 

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Thank Kieran L
Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A great find in the centre of Haltwhistle - so good we went back each night of our stay - good range of cask ale and great menu with good selection of local food - very small but worth the wait for a table - very friendly staff - thoroughly recommend

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Thank Lynny130
Durham, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for a drink and an evening meal. Food was delicious and portions were very large, no room for pud! Friendly welcoming staff.

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Thank 190832Anne
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, great atmosphere, friendly service, cheap prices, excellent local brews, large portions.

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Thank Kyle G
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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely pub this is had great ales and food was brilliant with great portions,and the locals were nice and friendly and got log fire in pub

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Thank Kim W
Manchester, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Steak and wolf ale pie was enormous, lots of veg and mash or new potatoes but so delicious we actually managed to eat it! Very small pub so make sure you get there early to get a table. It wasn't serving food on our first visit on Monday evening so glad we went back the next night.

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Thank 2003millie
Gloucester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Its rare you walk straight into a pub and feel right at home outside of your usual area, the staff and landlord at the Black Bull managed to achieve just that in their pub full of character with some first class ale and food

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Thank cmac800
Melbourne, Australia
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126 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

A very popular pub in the centre of Haltwhistle, recommended by our B & B. It is not a big pub and the first night we went it was so crowded we had to go elsewhere. We got there earlier the next time and were more successful. There is a good and varied menu, the food is pub grub at... More 

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Thank Gilly C
Ossett, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

We visited this pub as it was dog friendly. We ordered a sunday roast. The food was delicious. The real bonus was that our dog was allowed to sit inside with us.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

We have been hear loads of times and as always the food was goodand good value for money the pub was on the quiet night so we got a table next to the fire so the dog was happy laying there

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Square, Haltwhistle NE49 0BL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Haltwhistle
  • Phone Number: +44 1434 320463
Description
Small traditional real ale pub. Offering a cozy, friendly & welcoming environment for both tourists & locals alike. We cannot provide restaurant service or capacity. Just good honest pub fayre for individuals, couples & small parties. Please note. We are unable to accommodate parties of 6 or more.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?