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The Black Bull

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Italian, British,
52 West End | Launton, Bicester OX26 5DG, England
+44 1869 253656
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good37%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, British, Bar, Mediterranean, Pub, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
52 West End | Launton, Bicester OX26 5DG, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were recommended to visit the Black Bull by a FB group RAT's who said of the place and not your normal pub "It has great beer but the food is excellent not the run of the mill pub grub" and they are not wrong....More

Thank RabbiBuckley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Now this restaurant does seem to be a hidden gem, its tucked away down West End in Launton near Bicester and some people get it confused with the pub at the top of the road. I have eaten here so many times and generally I...More

Thank Porksword9
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Visited here whilst staying with my daughter and her boyfriend who have recently moved to Launton. We were greeted with a smile and a hello from the chef and got ourselves seated. Really nice old pub, no blaring music or loud background noise. Between us...More

Thank lindsay f
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

We visited the Black Bull after a tank driving experience in Bicester. Such a lovely pub, cosy and friendly. The food was lovely can highly recommend the lasagne and the chips are fantastic!! Good service and plenty of parking. You really should go!

Thank wendyfielder
Reviewed 10 August 2018 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 18 July 2018 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

3  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
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Hazel S
1 November 2018|
Response from RabbiBuckley | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but I could not say but give them a call they are very friendly and can give you the information you need
5 October 2017|
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Response from Howlo | 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 26
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
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
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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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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