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The Black Bull

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Italian, British,
52 West End | Launton, Bicester OX26 5DG, England
+44 1869 253656
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good37%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, British, Bar, Mediterranean, Pub, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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52 West End | Launton, Bicester OX26 5DG, England
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1 - 10 of 122 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice little pub, comfortable and friendly. Relaxed atmosphere and no hurry to stop chatting and leave after finishing our meals. Perfect. The food was exceptional, particularly the mango sorbet which was so sharp and sweet at the same time! Delicious! Don't get this pin...More

Thank Jo D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staying a couple of nights in Bicester and was looking fir somewhere for dinner and after a look on TripAdvisor decided we would try it. We were looking to experience a local pub and this was exactly it. As soon as we walked in we...More

2  Thank Michelle J
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff, nice surroundings and great Sunday roast. Stopped on the way as we were passing through and glad we did. A real gem.

Thank Jenny L
Reviewed 27 June 2018

We went in early, took a look at the specials on the blackboard and the menu and decided we'd give it a go. It's a sensible menu covering Italian dishes and pub classics. My advice, go for anything Italian. (The chef is of Italian origin)...More

1  Thank Upton72
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Visited this pub after a visit to the outlet village, out for the day for our son's birthday. Having read the reviews on here we thought it would be good to stop by for dinner. Once we entered the building and looked around a lady...More

Thank Neil H
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely country pub with good food and nice atmosphere. Good wine and beer selection. Reasonably priced, four of us plus a bottle of wine was £120. The black pudding special starter was superb. The pasta dish with veg and sausage was delicious. The steaks also...More

1  Thank morganenright1
Reviewed 6 June 2018

My partner and I had lunch here after a walk around Launton and Bicester at the weekend. We both had lovely baguettes with chips in the pub garden. Also very grateful to the staff for helping us retrieve our car keys that we had accidentally...More

Thank fayem795
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Don’t get confused with the other pub in the village, of a similar name, like we did. Once we arrived they were very friendly & welcoming, the service was very good and the food very tasty.

Thank Jan B
TCS50, Manager at The Black Bull, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

Thank you, Lots of people get confused as both pubs have similar names. We are glad you enjoyed your visit. Hopefully we will see you again.

Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Love this place love the food and good company. Also all the food is homemade and does a lovely tuna and mayonnaise baguette and steak

Thank Amy B
TCS50, Owner at The Black Bull, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

Thank you Amy for your review. we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 19 March 2018

Friendly, casual, cosy pub, good food cooked fresh by owner chef, we like Italian food so please that this is the real deal.

Thank Lin K
TCS50, Owner at The Black Bull, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Many Thanks for your review, we hope to see you again soon.

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JeffMG489
5 October 2017|
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Response from Philip H | Reviewed this property |
Hi I am not the owner, and on my recent visit, i didnt use my phone - so Im not sure. Give them a call.
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Simon K
17 June 2016|
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Response from TCS50 | Property representative |
Hi, I'm afraid at the moment we don't as we have a new terminal and Amex hasn't passed on their details, but hopefully in the future.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 26
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 West End | Launton, Bicester OX26 5DG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Bicester
  • Phone Number: +44 1869 253656
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Description
The Hidden Gem down West End Launton. Not to be confused with the Bull Inn at the crossroads!We are a traditional village pub with a 22 seater restaurant area. We provide freshly cooked food to order with an Italian & English offering. We also have aunt sally pitches. We have cask marque for our real ales of which one is a guest ale and traditional Ale and Tribute are our standard ales.We also have good parking, a large patio area and outside bar for functions. Food serving times MON, WED, THURS & FRI 12 - 2.30 P.M 6 P.M - 9 P.M SAT 12 - 9 P.M SUN 12 - 5.45 P.M
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