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The Black Bull

Market Square, Haltwhistle NE49 0BL, England
+44 1434 320463
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“mash” (9 reviews)
“fish and chips” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Market Square, Haltwhistle NE49 0BL, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in Haltwhistle and a friend recommended this pub for an evening meal. We ate there twice having starters and mains all of which where very tasty. I can recommend the fish and scampi. The food was very reasonably priced. We also stayed for...More

Thank ShaneHulluk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were driving from newcastle to Chester and needed to feed the hungry youths. This pub had good reviews.... We were treated so well. Cosy open fire, beer, and roast dinners. Not cheap, but good value. Mainly men at the bar, but couples and families...More

Thank 382ruthe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was pawsitively amazing! My hoomans and I can't recommend it enough. They played dominoes whilst I napped and when dinner came!... well.. the bits of my Dads burger I ate was fantastic, the chip (I'm assuming there was only one) was well seasoned...More

Thank Holly P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this popular pub on Easter Saturday evening. It was v busy but bar lady found us a table for dining. Food was decent, had the fish platter and beer went down well with it. Well worth a visit

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for a pint after fish n chips. locals bar and friendly .good atmosphere and beer nice at around £3

Thank Sohny111
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic place. Great atmosphere, great food and a great pint. Will definitely go back when in area

Thank SouthYorkshireKeith
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There aren’t too many options in Haltwhistle but this is the best of them. Great home style food and plenty of local bitters.

Thank Daniel D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great reviews on here but we had a very different experience! Asked if any tables, answered with a shrug, and a point to a tiny table by the bar. Asked for a menu, one pushed in our direction, got a drink from the bar, again...More

Thank Graham S
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

We called into The Black Bull for some lunch and were immediately taken with the warm and friendly atmosphere. We had two dogs which were allowed inside the pub in the bar area. The staff were lovely, the food was delicious and we were even...More

Thank Deva E
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

We stopped off here on our way to Newcastle. A hidden gem , the staff were very friendly and helpful, the food was gorgeous and very good value for money. We will definitely be back. A lovely cosy place , wish I was not driving...More

Thank cate40
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Questions & Answers
Elizabeth B
19 December 2016|
Response from Steven T | Property representative |
Hi. Yes, but there are two rules. On a short lead at ALL times & they are not allowed on the seating. The pub is tiny & we do food, so we can't have dogs running about. We have asked people to leave who didn't respect the... More
Robert M
16 September 2016|
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Response from WedgerI | Reviewed this property |
No I'm sorry it does not
14 July 2016|
Response from Steven T | Property representative |
We start at 5.30pm & last orders is 8.00pm. The kitchen is closed on a Sunday evening.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Square, Haltwhistle NE49 0BL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Haltwhistle
  • Phone Number: +44 1434 320463
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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