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Address: Bridge End, Frosterley, England
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+44 1388 527784

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Mothers Day

10/10 absolutely perfect! We didn't sit in the main pub we were seated in a little off shot just out to the side, it was lovely. It was a bit nippy and the coal fire came in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Seaham, United Kingdom
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Seaham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

10/10 absolutely perfect! We didn't sit in the main pub we were seated in a little off shot just out to the side, it was lovely. It was a bit nippy and the coal fire came in handy. I also have to say we had the best Sunday lunch we've ever had couldn't fault anything we will definitely be back.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We tried this on the last night of our trip. The food was very good and the service was great. The meals came in good time and cooked to perfection. The ser ice was very good and we're really helpful and friendly. Will return when in the area again. Carrie n kev

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

We went here on Saturday night whilst visiting elderly relatives, we had the most amazing meal, I'm not usually one to choose pork but thought I would try something different for a change, the trio of pork was just amazing, and for pudding a salted caramel melting pudding wow! Wish we could move this pub to Dorset and we would... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We were visiting a jeweller in the village, it was suggested that we made a booking for Sunday lunch. I plumbed for the rib beef rest of family had beef and lamb. Mashed potato was best I have had in a long time. Proper Yorkshire puddings and roasties. Alandale Beers four hand pumps and three coal fires. Main course 12... More 

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Thank Martin R
Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Without doubt one of the best places for miles around if you want a proper home cooked traditional Sunday lunch using only the best local ingredients in authentic surroundings. They also have a great selection of local beers. I cannot recommend it highly enough.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Have never eaten here looks expensive, but we like to go for a drink Here , sit outside when nice , I love it !

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

I usually dislike Sunday Lunch as chefs can't seem to replicate it like you can make yourself at home, however The Black Bull do very well at doing just that 9/10 - it would be a 10 if the gravy was improved on - lovely big jugs of it but the beef and pork juices must be mixed up giving... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

Step back in time. Cosy, well- worn surroundings with roaring fires. Imaginative and beautifully cooked food. Great service. Real ale and good wines. Not for those on a budget.

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Thank MightyMiss
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

We would highly recommend this pub. Charlie Scott and his team provide an excellent, warm welcome at this lovely and historic pub. The lunch menu was interesting and the quality of the food was superb. We will most definitely return and look forward to dinner there soon L and P

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

Most delicious food , quirky old interior as it should be . Quite spot , great Sunday lunch . Set in peacful location tucked out of the way , staff friendly and welcoming . Open fires and outside area covered from elements .

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