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The Bull Restaurant

High Street, Otford TN14 5PG, England
+44 1959 523198
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good19%
  • Average16%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible21%
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“sunday roast” (12 reviews)
“pork belly” (7 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
High Street, Otford TN14 5PG, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We use this pub restaurant fairly regularly to meet up with friends. It's comfortable and good value and mid week no need to reserve a table. Our recent visit was fine although they had run out of several items on the menu due to a...More

Thank BritEngland
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The good news is that the Timothy Taylor Landlord was fine...the rest was a complete shambles. Ordered gourmet steak sandwich only to be told that due 'to a product recall ' there was no steak....or sausages. When my wife changed her order to a baked...More

1  Thank bob c
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hi.i am delivery driver work for frozen company,had to deliver some frozen food and veg to the bull in otford,I was shocked by the state of the kitchen not sure are they allowed to serve food from there as it was big mess and very...More

7  Thank sami777704
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want good reasonably priced food in a fabulous location/setting this is the place to go! We frequent this pub at least once a month. The staff are always polite and helpful. The Pub is comfortable and very cosy. A perfect place to meet...More

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2  Thank Rebecca F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I mostly liked Katie, Leyland, Mark and Brandon. Everyone else was only OK. Recommend chicken goujons and sweet potato fries.

1  Thank Caithlin M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in on the off-chance of hopefully getting a Sunday roast. Although they were busy and had a lot of bookings they seated us no with no problem. Meals arrived and were lovely and extremely good value for money. Staff were attentive but never rushed...More

2  Thank KBW17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it was a cold night, and you would expect going into a pub to be warm and friendly - three times we had to ask for the heating to be put on. WE began our order...no eggs was the first thing, no scallops was the...More

1  Thank sarah N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After being informed half of the menu was unavailable, ordered meal & waited, fortunately a member of our party was able to assist the staff & acted as our waitress. As she was the only person we met for the remainder of our meal it...More

Thank Henry H
Barry N, General Manager at The Bull Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I would like to apologize for the poor service you received, we have experienced a few staff shortages of late but this should not have been allowed to impact your visit to such a degree. Could you please contact me by email (6139@greeneking.co.uk) or phone,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the pub twice over Christmas and were told on both occasions "we've just had two large parties and not serving food for 1 and half hours!" we came away thinking the staff simply can't be bothered! We went back again today (27Jan18)at...More

2  Thank colinsellers
Barry N, General Manager at The Bull Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Apologies for the issues you have experienced. This weekend we had experienced a large amount of team sickness and obviously have a duty of care, both socially and legally, to ensure there is no risk of this being passed onto any of our guests. As...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Meal was absolute rubbish sorry ...so bad we didn't pay for it The tiny piece of chicken was so dry. The pastry just crumbled ...flaked. So hard and dry. Call it what you like total rubbish Not going back The end

Thank Maria F
Barry N, Manager at The Bull Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I would like offer my sincerest apologies for your experience with us if you would like to discuss this further then please contact the pub. email: 6139@greeneking.co.uk hone number 01959523198 Many thanks Katie Deputy Manager

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Denise C
21 January 2018|
Response from cherylparkins | Reviewed this property |
Thursday 25th Jan is the next one they always hold them on the last Thursday of every month - hope this helps
Ron W
25 March 2017|
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Response from Jerrica B | Reviewed this property |
Yes but you have to pay, I think you can get it refunded if eating/drinking in the pub but it's only a £1 so we didn't bother
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Validated Parking, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Otford TN14 5PG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Sevenoaks District  >  Otford
  • Phone Number: +44 1959 523198
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