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Highly recommended! Go out of your way for Sunday lunch at this pub! Although we booked a table for 9 and arrived with 10 full-grown people, our extra person was readily accommodated by a local giving up his regular table with great good humour. The...More
Response from Alison C, Owner at Black Bull InnResponded 3 October 2017
Thanks for that positive review. We enjoyed your table’s company very much. Do call again.
We dropped in here at the weekend, hoping for evening food. Unfortunately, they had just changed to winter hours a few days before, and were not doing food that evening. However, the landlord and landlady, Nige and Ali, couldn't have been more friendly and helpful,...More
Response from Ali_Patta, Owner at Black Bull InnResponded 19 September 2017
Thanks for that lovely review and sorry you missed out on our food. That is the challenge of being a "hidden gem" I suppose. Do call back again when you're next up proper North. We'd love to see Ellie's ears again!
I have eaten fabulous meals in restaurants, pubs and cafes before but never felt compelled to write a review….that is until I sampled the delights on offer during the Black Bull's 'Spanish night' last Thursday. The food was amazing, cooked fresh, locally sourced (or locally...More
Response from Ali_Patta, Owner at Black Bull InnResponded 8 September 2017
Thank you so much for your positive review. I am really pleased you enjoyed our experiments in Spanish food - we had another customer in that night who regularly travels extensively through Spain and was also really impressed by the authentic nature of the food....More
Just wanted to say how wonderful, eloquent and funny your replies to the nutters from the Golf society, Ping pong club and drunks are concerned....Keep up the good work Ali, you entertain me greatly and will visit soon !
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 6 June 2017
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