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    The Black Bull Balsham

    27 High Street, Balsham CB21 4DJ, England
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    Overview
    • Excellent44%
    • Very good30%
    • Average17%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible2%
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    “pies” (14 reviews)
    “the pub” (42 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Room very comfortable, quiet and easily accessible. The pub is great, good food and very welcoming staff. Ideal for one night stays, for local amenities. Menu is good with good choice of meals with vegetables. Stayed on numerous occasions with a consistently good service.

    Thank KateF2116GZ
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Have been here several times before for a good lunch but today was very, very different. Tried to call them at 11.30 to book a table but phone not answered, despite a very long ring. So, decided to do a "walk-in" after an appointment in...More

    Thank F1523XKdavidc
    Reviewed 16 October 2017

    As a couple who enjoy good food we liked the description of gastropub and the photos however the reality was a disappointing experience at high end prices. There was no a la carte and the reknowned pie selection was down to a choice of 2.We...More

    Thank Fi0naE2014
    Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

    Very nice Pub spacious room clean Good bathroom. Nice towels and soaps etc. You Have your own key so can return when you like as rooms separate from pub. Nice breakfast with helpful staff. Gave five stars as only minor fault no hairdryer in room.

    Thank PeterB472013
    Reviewed 10 August 2017

    Popped in for lunch with the family. Arrived at 12 and were the only people there. Staff were great, bringing over the specials boards and getting drinks. It then slowed down to a glacial pace. We had three courses and it took over 3 hours....More

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    The Gonville Hotel
    1,866 reviews
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    2,460 reviews
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    16.2 km
     
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    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • US$179 - US$210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
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    Room Tips
    "Didn't stay but called n for lunch"
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    "All seem fine we had no 1 outside."
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    "Not sure as didnt stay"
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    "Rooms are quiet but not in the pub itself."
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