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Black Bull Inn

) #1 of 2 Restaurants in Frosterley €€ - €€€ , British,
Bridge End, Frosterley DL13 2SL, England
+44 1388 527784
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good17%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb” (27 reviews)
“crab lasagne” (5 reviews)
“creme brulee” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Bridge End, Frosterley DL13 2SL, England
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1 - 10 of 297 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped there from a long journey from London. Very nice spot. Meat is perfectly cook, you can taste the fresh produce. Amazing food, interesting place. Would recommend it anytime.

Thank Yoan O
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lunchtime sarnies which were well presented and generous size portions. Fresh side salad and chips. Friendly staff in a relaxed pub. Will return

Thank 321KSG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live about 30 minutes drive from the Black Bull, but it's our favourite venue for Sunday lunch. Five of us booked again last Sunday and, as usual, we had an excellent meal in a great pub with a great atmosphere. The portions are very...More

Thank NewcastleHelen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic "1890's" look that's been created by the owner, great atmosphere and the staff were lovely. Our whole party loved the food. Between us we had the fish, lamb and a beef sandwich - followed by sticky toffee pudding and rhubarb & custard - all...More

Thank Steve P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have a caravan not far from here and we visit the pub quite a lot because we are walking distance from the pub and have a dog who needs a walk and funny thing happens when we get near the pub, my dog gets...More

1  Thank peterpan4uk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great Sunday lunch. Meat to die for, gravy delicious, nice veg. I was disappointed the Brownies for dessert had ran out. Opted for plain ice cream but it didn't disappoint. It was a very long wait between main meal and dessert which, normally, wouldn't be...More

Thank Jodie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great Sunday lunch, miles from civilisation, Our 3rd visit, recommended to friends they said the same. Fantastic,, not cheap, not local, definitely worth the pleasant drive out though,,

Thank Bailersbreakfast
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the best Sunday lunches we've had for along time. The beef was superb and the gravy was to die for. Desserts were excellent too.

Thank Beezneez2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked last minute for dinner on Saturday night. I hadn't been there for years when it was still a pub with a pool table and dart board. I had the lamb and other half had the venison which were both delicious. Prices range from...More

Thank Pamela T
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Booked late sitting Sunday lunch. Probably the best Lamb lunch I have had. Good beer, nice ambience and friendly, helpful staff. Small friendly pub type setting but it's not a place to sit in after the meal though. More of a restaurant themed in a...More

Thank Rhodes42
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
How much is your Sunday lunch? I couldn't find any prices on the website. Alao, do you have any highchairs?
27 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
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
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