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The Bull Inn

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$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Bull Hill | Bethersden, Bethersden TN26 3LB, England (Formerly Bull Inn)
+44 1233 820534
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Today
12:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Ashford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had dinner here this evening and was very disappointed, the restaurant was cold although we sat by the fire a candle would have had a bigger flame, the plates were cold so very quickly was our dinner, the peas were like marbles. Good beer and pleasant service helped a bit though.

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2 Thank Ticktok99
kent,England
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25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a Monday afternoon, 4 adults and 3 children. The pub is nicely decorated with plenty of decent sized tables. Extensive menu which is reasonably priced. All if our food was of a high standard and couldn't fault any of it. Staff very friendly and attentive. Would definitely return.

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Thank maidenengland
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went last Saturday for lunch. Staff were very friendly and a good selection of food on the menu. It was a very relaxed atmosphere and I think we could have been there all afternoon and the staff would have been quite happy. If you want a nice leisurely lunch this is the place to go. I had lasagne which was... More 

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Thank littlecarole53
United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We visited The Bull tonight with relatives and had a delicious meal. We all ordered different main courses and puddings and were all very pleased - the food was tasty, well cooked and reasonably priced. There's plenty of choice on the menu and the pub was cosy and warm with a lit wood burning stove and the whole ceiling is... More 

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Thank HectorJ007
Frittenden, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Lovely atmosphere. Tasty food at sensible prices. Beers are great. Open fires. Friendly staff. What more do you want from a country pub?

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Thank Andy G
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We were going to eat elsewhere but they weren't doing food, so drove around and took a chance on The Bull. Good menu choices, decided to have sharer starter then Toad in the Hole, hubby had Chilli. Food was very tasty and large portions, I couldn't manage all of my toad in the hole which was a shame as I... More 

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Thank SunbeamPinky
Wales
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96 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Situated on the main road that swings round the village, a good place to stop if just passing or staying nearby (good car-park). Although we stopped off for a quick pint a few times (nice ales), we only ate there one night. Food was fairly priced and nicely presented, service was fine and friendly, with a decent menu selection. Plenty... More 

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Thank Owain
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We visited the Bull Inn on the basis of a recommendation from a work colleague so were optimistic in terms of both quality of food and service. Sadly we were let down on both counts. Part of our group were late in their arrival so we weren't taken to our table straight away. However, when they did turn up we... More 

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2 Thank butcha27
Ashford, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Popped in for a late lunch on Sunday on what was clearly the end of a very busy afternoon for the pub. Very friendly welcome and excellent service throughout and whilst many items from the specials board and main menu had run out we all had a very good meal that was well cooked and presented and represented excellent value.

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Thank Alan D
London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Fantastic food and excellent staff, very dog friendly and great food! Bar area and resteraunt are very clean and you have to say hello to the owners dog Lou Lou, Gorgeous! Highly recommend.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?