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The Black Bull

) #1 of 9 Restaurants in Haltwhistle ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , British,
Market Square, Haltwhistle NE49 0BL, England
+44 1434 320463
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Market Square, Haltwhistle NE49 0BL, England
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1 - 10 of 522 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Good Pub. Good food. Amazing staff, constantly laughing and joking with customers. The staff made the place come alive. Worth a detour!

Thank Yoga T
Reviewed yesterday

We were looking for the pub but had failed to see it when driving through, it was only when we walked down the street that we found it set back from the pavement. And it was worth it as the food was delicious. When we...More

Thank MissH81
Reviewed 2 days ago

British pub located in downtown Haltwhistle in easy walking distance from our bed and breakfast. My wife and I ate there two evenings. The first night I had to go with my third selection because they were out of the first two items I had...More

Thank kaweahtx
Reviewed 6 days ago

After holidaying in Northumbria, we stopped here en route to home, looking for lunch. Stumbled across this small but friendly pub. Everyone was so welcoming, from the landlady to the locals - lovely welcome. We both ordered the fish and chips - absolutely beautiful. Large...More

Thank gi11a11en
Reviewed 6 days ago

Only a few tables available so get there early, the food is worth it and the staff are very friendly.

Thank rmc696
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have had two meals at the Black Bull over the last week and fully recommend it. The steak and gammon are fabulous - good sized portions and the chips are amazing too. If you like your real ale, then you will not be disappointed...More

Thank James C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the town for one night and had previously rang to book a table, although was told this wouldn't be necessary - even on a Saturday night. However, when we arrived in the main room (which is tiny) I was a little concerned...More

Thank Francesca G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really lively traditional pub with some nice real ales and a rump steak that looked and tasted amazing as good as some fillets I've had with a wonderful salad and proper chips cooked to perfection and my hubby steak and ale pie was a work...More

Thank LISAR696969
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food & delicious desserts! The Rump steak is my favourite with Stilton sauce 👌🏻Cosy little pub with great atmosphere & lovely staff 😊

Thank amz8787
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are very few places to get good evening meals in Haltwhistle and unfortunately this is as about as good as it gets. We went to the Indian ( see separate review) and if you don't mind driving the Twice Brewed is supposed to be...More

Thank shuttersstudio
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Questions & Answers
Elizabeth B
19 December 2016|
Response from Steven T | Property representative |
Hi. Yes, but there are two rules. On a short lead at ALL times & they are not allowed on the seating. The pub is tiny & we do food, so we can't have dogs running about. We have asked people to leave who didn't respect the... More
Robert M
15 September 2016|
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Response from WedgerI | Reviewed this property |
No I'm sorry it does not
13 July 2016|
Response from Steven T | Property representative |
We start at 5.30pm & last orders is 8.00pm. The kitchen is closed on a Sunday evening.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Square, Haltwhistle NE49 0BL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Haltwhistle
  • Phone Number: +44 1434 320463
Small traditional real ale pub. Offering a cozy, friendly & welcoming environment for both tourists & locals alike. We cannot provide restaurant service or capacity. Just good honest pub fayre for individuals, couples & small parties. Please note. We are unable to accommodate parties of 6 or more.
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