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After reading the good reviews on Tripadvisor, I was looking forward to an evening meal after our first day of walking stage one of St. Oswald's Way from Hexham to Matfen in May. I tried to book about a week before we started walking and...More
Response from Ali_Patta, Owner at Black Bull InnResponded 3 weeks ago
I must humbly apologise for your poor customer experience. My husband underwent major surgery a few weeks ago and while we thought he may be well enough to resume cooking after a short time, this has proved impossible due to his ongoing ill health. I...More
What a great little pub this is! That the landlords have managed to create a thriving, friendly and buzzing village pub in an economic climate where we see places like this closing every week is no mean feat. I remember the original Black Bull thirty...More
We didn't stay for lunch so I can't judge the food. The staff were very welcoming, but the place itself; what a disappointment, cold and stark, only half the size it used to be, so the eating area is confined to a poky little room...More
Now, I am not normally a steak type person but my other half is, we were advised to come to The Black Bull in Matfen and I can say I am glad we did as the steaks we had were superb. When the landlady asked...More
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Response from Ali_Patta, Owner at Black Bull InnResponded 15 May 2017
Ha ha! Thanks for that. I am glad you enjoyed your steaks and I'm sorry we didn't have the fish you so desired. As it happens, chef is great with fish too, but only has one arm at the minute so steak night meant just...More
Looking for somewhere to eat im Wylam and the hosts could not be more accomodating. The food was outstanding and very good value. Four of us were eating and we had 3 courses each with drinks and the total was only £83 including wine. All...More
Thank David S
Response from Ali_Patta, Owner at Black Bull InnResponded 29 April 2017
That is a lovely review. Unfortunately we are a different Black Bull to the one in Wylam so we can't claim credit for your five stars. Our Black Bull is in Matfen and also worth a visit!