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The Black Bull

€€ - €€€, British,
Market Square, Haltwhistle NE49 0BL, England
+44 1434 320463
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Market Square, Haltwhistle NE49 0BL, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We ate at The Black Bull and thoroughly enjoyed the meal. After a long day of cycling at was a welcome retreat

1  Thank Goldblue
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I am a vegetarian though! But don't fear, my partners very meat-related review is below! The vegetarian Bully Burger was delicious, it came with amazingly herbed chunky hot potato chips, skin on, just like they're meant to have! A generous and very flavourful salad, with...More

1  Thank GinniLeonard
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on a Friday night .... Gorgeous hearty food in a 17th century pub. Down to earth no nonsense pub , friendly, accommodating staff . Highly recommended

2  Thank Po B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here for drinks and to warm up. The service is fine for drinks and the beer is cold. We did not eat here because the seating is small and we prefer more room.

Thank authored
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had steak and a burger - both excellent. Was busy with most people eating also which is a good indicator

1  Thank Barolo66
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

myself and the fiancé are staying up the road at herding hill campsite (which is cracking). nice little walking Hadrian's Wall holiday. found this pub on day 1 thinking quick pint before back to the tent for BBQ. ended up staying for the food once...More

2  Thank NJAS4NMR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a bit of time in here during a rescent holiday. We found it welcoming and friendly both Staff and locals alike. Food was very good as was the local brew. Would highly recommend.

1  Thank JW3232
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely pub with great atmosphere, Had steak and wife had sea bream. Both really good. Only let down for getting 5 stars is there is very little choice for those who are Gluten intolerant, More choice would have been a winner and seen us return...More

Thank tudan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spending a weekend near Haltwhistle and went here on the Friday night. One of only a handful of pubs in the village and we picked the right one. Food was great, and the beer was top notch (and well kept). Staff were friendly and accommodating...More

Thank pbaird16
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had two meals on consecutive nights and they were both delicious. Great beer too. Very friendly service and a great atmosphere.

1  Thank 2mullion
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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
15 September 2016|
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Response from WedgerI | Reviewed this property |
No I'm sorry it does not
13 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, Drinks
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids, 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
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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