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The Bull Inn

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Bar, British, Pub
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Bull Hill | Bethersden, Bethersden TN26 3LB, England (Formerly Bull Inn)
+44 1233 820534
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Kent, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having first visited as a group in Xmas '16 I was impressed and since have revisited a further 3 times. Each visit had a warm greeting from the landlady and her staff, shown to the table, drink orders taken and not rushed into food choices. Good range of menu with everything prepared to order and a decent size portion. Burgers... More 

Thank Messy17
Bethersden, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Bull Inn for lunch on Easter Saturday and were very impressed with not only the quality but also the very generous portions. The staff were a delight with nothing too much trouble for them. Obviously word is getting around that since the new landlords have taken over this place is on the up judging by the number... More 

1 Thank Keith R
Maidstone, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really good food and plenty of it. The Landlady and waiting staff were very very helpful The Landlord is a chef and he seems to be able to prepare a most excellent meal without too much of a delay. It is home cooked and not boil in the bag

Thank 41ron2017
London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an early evening meal here while the restaurant was still quiet. It was a treat. The meals were generous, reasonably priced and well-cooked. We also had a surprise visit from Lulu - who you are likely to eet if you dine here in the near future.

Thank Spencer C
Level Contributor
18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived at about 12.15pm without booking. We were told the restaurant side was fully booked but we could sit in the bar side which was fine. We both had roast beef which was very nice and a generous sized portion. We ate our dessert in the nice pub garden. The staff are all very friendly and attentive. Would go again.

Thank GLC15
Ashford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really friendly staff, relaxed atmosphere, generous size meals and a great selection. Suited us and three kids age six and 10. Cost also very good. Only downside, lack of kids play area as our kids love those but not essential.

Thank ellenblack84
Level Contributor
35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Just back from a mothers day sunday lunch at the bull, it was our first time here but it certainly wont be our last!, the food was excellent, large portions well cooked, and the staff made you feel like old friends! this is going to be one of our go to restaurants for sure!

1 Thank barrygChatham
Ashford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

We were a party of 7, on a Saturday night when the pub/restaurant was very busy. Both food and service were superb - all 3 courses were brought to us swiftly and efficiently, and the food was absolutely delicious, and very reasonably priced. We shall definitely be visiting again, and have no hesitation in recommending The Bull to others.

1 Thank HelenMHolman
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We've found our new little spot. Great food and great service. Loved it xx Can't wait to take the children there.

1 Thank Leana G
Smarden, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We have been a few time before and decided to go for an early Sunday meal at 6pm (kitchen closes at 7pm). We were a party of four and decided not to have starters. The waitress was very attentive and drinks arrived quickly. Somewhat unadventurously, three of us had the traditional burger. Excellent meat, full of flavour, bun toasted perfectly... More 

1 Thank Nidnod

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bull Hill | Bethersden, Bethersden TN26 3LB, England (Formerly Bull Inn)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Bethersden
  • Phone Number: +44 1233 820534

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