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Hall Street, Long Melford, Babergh District CO10 9JG, England
+44 1787 378494
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked weeks ago for 8 friends including a very special guest friend very disapointedffood was below average and wait over an hour. They had a staff problem but we should have been told to enable us to go elsewhere. We are embarrased to be responsible for the reservation

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Thank margaret w
Hinckley, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter and I stayed here as we were visiting Kentwell Hall the following day and needed somewhere fairly close by. We didn't arrive until 7pm (2.5 hour drive) and as it was a Friday evening all the car parking spaces were taken. However we did find a space on the road behind (just a pain to lug bags from).... More 

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Thank Pru1234
UK
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The roast was always good - they have been serving ping food for a long time now but always had a tasty roast because they seemed to actually cook the meat - now it seems they just reheat ? Nothing feels fresh

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Thank purpletoni
Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The Bull is a (Greene King) standard chain pub. Nothing wrong with it, food was OK, service was OK. 'Gastro-pub' it is not. Not bad, not great.

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Thank deancurran
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Having been staggered by the extortionate pricing of antiques in the village, we were not expecting to find such brilliantly priced food in a noted restaurant. My wife, daughter and I were needing refreshment after our furniture hunting so were wondering which of the many restaurants and pubs in Long Melford to try. As I had heard of the Bull... More 

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Thank David M
1 review
Reviewed 12 March 2017

I went there last weekend with my friend for a dinner as I got 30% discount, and I wished to use it. I had sea bass and scallop risotto, which was absolutely magnificent, and I also had Banoffee Pie which was nice and creamy not too rich but not shallow and nicely cooled me down. I also liked the decoration... More 

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Thank Pál M
suffolk
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40 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Decided to try out the Bull Hotel on Sunday 19th Feb for a roast dinner. After over an hour wait our food arrived but only warm. When we complained to the waiter about the long wait he replied 'this is what happens when you book a £5 roast dinner deal' Not the reply we were expecting and no apology. We... More 

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Swaffham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Lovely character hotel with friendly staff, very good food, rooms good, excellent bar, very good hotel

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Thank Jim C
Nottingam
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We have stopped here before for a meal, and as I recall it wasn't too bad. I don't know if we were just unlucky this time, or they were under staffed, but it was a pretty awful experience. We arrived on Sunday at around 3pm and placed our order. Having already been told there were no more "Sunday Roasts" available.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We stayed at the Bull for two nights and our daughter was married there in February 2017. We had the most wonderful time. The room was gorgeous, all oak beams and uneven floors, totally charming. The breakfasts were very good, a wide menu choice and cooked to order - the Salmon Benedict was much enjoyed - coffee, tea and toast... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hall Street, Long Melford, Babergh District CO10 9JG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Babergh District  >  Long Melford
  • Phone Number: +44 1787 378494
  • This restaurant is at The Bull

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?