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The Bull Inn

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

What really stood out for our two night stay was not .... The fun bedrooms (we stayed in the Princess room) The card and special bed make up for our wedding anniversary The very good food - breakfast and dinner The super helpful service - including booking taxis for us The travel advice for Florida! Really. This just showed us...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing stay at the Bull Inn. Everyone was super friendly, owners, staff, housekeeping. Great selection of wines and food at their restaurant. This is definitely a place that I will always remember. Thank you for everything 😊

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Sonia H, Owner at The Bull Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to rate your visit to us. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time at The Bull. We hope to welcome you back soon. Best wishes Sonia and the team at The Bull.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i used to work here until 2004 and had never been until this year i went in with my friend and wow its changed so much it looks amazing now we only had drinks as we were there for business the place looks great and he staff were really nice

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Sonia H, Owner at The Bull Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to rate your visit to us. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time at The Bull. We hope to welcome you back soon. Best wishes Sonia and the team at The Bull.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Firstly the good. The restaurant is very good, the food tasty and well presented, the serving staff were a delight. If you are going for dinner I would recommend you book a table in the restaurant rather than the bar, it's a much nicer experience. The not so good. We stayed overnight, the reception staff were adequate on check in,...

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Sonia H, Owner at The Bull Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write your review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us especially your meal at The Bull. I have shared your words with the rest of the team. Are you able to pleased drop me an email with the details of your stay so i can look into the maintenance...

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Stayed overnight here. Booked a specialty room and were given the lazy cow, great room with lots of space and quirky furniture, and a large bed.Fantastic double shower. We booked evening meal and as it was fairly quiet we ate in the bar area. I had the seabass which was lovely, hubby had the vegi stroganoff which he really enjoyed....

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Sonia H, Owner at The Bull Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to rate your visit to us. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time at The Bull. We hope to welcome you back soon. Best wishes Sonia and the team at The Bull.

Viera, Florida
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Enjoyed an amazing breakfast in the adorable Inn. Our daughter instead that we make the drive from Cambridge for breakfast. Sure glad that we did! Huge portions of traditional English breakfast items. Service was great. It was nice to explore the Inn's common areas.

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Sonia H, Owner at The Bull Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to rate your visit to us. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time at The Bull. We hope to welcome you back soon. Best wishes Sonia and the team at The Bull.

Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

What a lovely little find tucked away on the A11. We had dinner, which was fantastic and a few glasses of wine. Shame we didn't know you did accommodation , as would have loved to stay. Great service and atmosphere. Thanks

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Sonia H, Owner at The Bull Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to rate your visit to us. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time at The Bull and look forwards to having you stay with us next time. We hope to welcome you back soon. Best wishes Sonia and the team at The Bull.

Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

I am doing a sponsored walk, St Davids in Wales to Lowestoft and living in a tent and was about to join the A11 my driver popped in to see if he could get us a couple of coffees. He was met with stares and talked down to because of the way he was dressed and when he asked if...

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Sonia H, Owner at The Bull Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for taking your time to score us and write your review. I'm sorry to hear that you were unable to get take away coffee - its simply not a service we provide now or plan to in the future. We are located right by a service station with a take away costa coffee in for delicious take away coffee....

Leyland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

If you like hotels with interesting and unique design then this is for you, my room had a very large and comfortable bed, two large windows with great curtains and a clean and well presented bathroom. The welcome at the reception was warm and friendly, and the whole place has bags of character and charm.

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Sonia H, Owner at The Bull Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to rate your visit to us. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time at The Bull. We hope to welcome you back soon. Best wishes Sonia and the team at The Bull.

Beyton
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Mouth wateringly good food beautifully presented, the service was excellent with very attentive, happy staff. The whole place has a lovely atmosphere. It was a beautiful sunny day so spent the afternoon outside on the stylish Patel which is a real sun trap....can't wait to go back again!

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Many thanks for taking the time to rate your visit to us. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time at The Bull. We hope to welcome you back soon. Best wishes Sonia and the team at The Bull.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Bull Inn is not a B&B, it’s not hotel, but it is an award-winning boutique and quirky modern day coaching Inn, located near Mildenhall, Bury St Edmunds and Newmarket in the picturesque county of Suffolk. The Inn and its dedicated owners simply radiate character, style and an eccentric passion, which is simply infectious to all those who visit. Think funky and fresh within an amazing 500 year old coaching inn. The owners have created 15 individually designed boutique bedrooms, a 1 AA Rosette Restaurant, cosy pub with great wines, real ales and an open log fire for those cold winter evenings. There is also a fantastic courtyard to while away many a summer's day with family and friends. Improvement and refurbishment never ends at The Bull, with the passionate owners always seeking and trying new, exciting and sometimes crazy ideas! The Bull has a whole wall of accolades to boast including "Best Small Hotel in Suffolk," "Best Freehouse in East Anglia" and "Best Sunday Lunch" to mention a few and the whole business simply oozes character and a unique charm created by the hands-on owners. The team work hard to host events throughout the year, from live music nights, murder mystery dinners, charity evenings, themed Christmas parties and lunches with Santa. This unique destination inn is located in the picturesque village of Barton Mills, just 2 miles from Mildenhall. Barton Mills is just on the edge of Thetford Forest with the towns of Bury St Edmunds, Ely, Cambridge and Newmarket all within a short drive. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Bull Inn

Address: The Street, Barton Mills, Mildenhall IP28 6AA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Mildenhall > Barton Mills
Price Range: ₹ 7,370 - ₹ 10,473 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Bull Inn 5*
Number of rooms: 15
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The Olde Bull Hotel Barton Mills
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