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The Bull Hotel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Reviewed 3 February 2017

Very poor service with little or no staff around in the bar or the restaurant. Food portions were very small for adults, the Lamb Shank had hardly any lamb on it and the vegetables etc that came with it were tiny!

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for the night, and had dinner and breakfast here. Firstly they bumped us into superior room instead of double because of our young son, gave him more room to crawl around! Dinner was lovely, chicken supreme with a mini chicken and mushroom pie and tomato and basil mash!(never heard of that in my life) was delicious though! Husband...

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Thank Beebs27
St Albans, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Hanging about in the reception awaiting to book in without a peep from the staff. Had to go to the bar and find someone. Nice building, cosy, warm clean room. Very pleasant. Went down to eat, good menu ...but 1st choice, not available. Second choice, not available! Asked what they did have, a partial mixed grill, it was 'alright'. TV...

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Thank peewhy
Saskatchewan, Canada
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This is a very nice place and is a very old 17th century coaching inn. That the car is excellent with a lot of original woodwork. The food was very very good and very reasonably priced. The breakfast was a superb. The service could've been a little faster for meals. The bedrooms are very comfortable with nice beds and excellent...

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Thank Teacherbear
Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 January 2017

The reception needs a good tidy up and clean, but the bar/restaurant was nice, as was our bedroom and shower room. Bedroom was small, but adequate and very warm. The TV reception wasn't very good though. Reasonable choice of breakfast items and fair sized car park at rear of the inn. Good value.

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Thank suemarb
Marston Moretaine, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We stayed in room 19 in the annexe. Ceiling very low on window side of room. Luckily we are not tall, but still needed to 'duck' when on that side of the room. Nice corner bath with shower head attachment which you need to be sitting in the bath to use. Good value 3 course meal, served efficiently with good...

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Thank DIANE W
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2017

after reading all the bad reviews about the bull was slightly worried about our stay there was no need at all staff all very friendly and helpful food was great rooms are basic but they;re all clean i really don;t see what people have complained about i would book again without any worries well done to all you staff you...

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Reviewed 28 December 2016

Visited The Bull this evening with my two children and our dog, the burgers were on special offer so that's what we ordered. Overall our food was lovely, and because we ordered two main courses, this meant we could have two child courses for £1each, this pleased the dog ! I would have no hesitation to eat there again (...

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Thank Paul M
Ipswich
Reviewed 18 December 2016

I booked online and in the additional info box I booked a table for 2 at 7pm. I also requested a quiet room. But when we first arrived and mentioned we had booked a table for 7pm the receptionist stated that it is not possible to book online and that they were fully booked although I had paid in advance...

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Thank barby1234
Canvey Island, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Nice quaint cozy pub. Lots of old features. Somewhere you could relax and enjoy a lovely meal. Definitely will return if we are about that way again. I had the classic fish and chips. Two lovely pieces of fish and lots of chips. Good size portion.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
The Bull Hotel Pub
The Bull Hotel Pub
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about The Bull Hotel

Address: Bridge Street, Halstead CO9 1HU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Halstead
Price Range: $67 - $132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Bull Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Ask for a shower”
Peter_ChristineH, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We were in the anexe”
A8725VSkarend, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Visitors with mobility problems should ask for a room in the annexe as the stairs in the original inn are quite steep and there is no lift.”
Z2732NFstevec, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the South side overlooking the courtyard are quieter”
jackifelton, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms 18 and 19 have low ceilings to one side.”
119DIANEW, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
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