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5 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a really great time with family and friend, the service was amazing, food was delicious especially the all in one pie! I had the fish and it was so testy. Will definitely be back for more! My eyes is on the rips next!

Thank Bloody_WomEn
Malaga, Spain
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a Friday night dinner here with 2 close friends on our reunion weekend. We booked a table and we're very comfortably seated by the fire. We felt so at ease with the friendly service at all times, lovely people who did everything possible to make it a great night. The food was delicious, nothing pretentious, just good quality, cooked... More 

Thank Lis23
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a pub in the middle of nowhere really, but Sunday lunch is busy. Great service, although a little chaotic at times, and decent food, but too many people standing around you waiting for tables to come free, and too many times doors left open for the cold winter breeze to come through. Nice garden when the weather allows

Thank david h
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Reviewed 29 October 2016

We have eaten here twice in the last month and on both occasions the food has been great. Tasty home cooked food unfussy and big portions. Good value for money and plenty of choice on the menu to suit all. On both our visits we found the staff to be very friendly, welcoming and attentive. We did not stay at... More 

Thank vannairn
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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We turned up 2 minutes after midday when they opened and snagged the last available table. Glad we did as the food was great. Not too fussy for a "gastropub" and decent sized servings. We ate elsewhere in Ticehurst the night before and this was half the price and twice as nice! Reservations would be a good idea though!

Thank Nick W
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This pub used to be my "local" before it was turned into a "gastropub" but in recent years it has returned to something like a proper old-fashioned pub with good beers, great food which is served in the integral dining room. Service is excellent and friendly. I hesitate to give it five stars because I don't want it to get... More 

Thank Hugh H
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Fabulous venue? Yes, not bad. We went last week, we had a lovely Ploughmans, albeit a bit pricey. We told them we would be returning today, Monday, a quiet day in pubs, with a crowd of walkers, they knew we would be parking there before our walk and going into the pub after. On our arrival today some of us... More 

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Had a great meal after a fantastic walk around Bewl Water. The staff were friendly and helpful. The menu has great variety and I would recommend the "All in one Pie" We will certainly be returning. We did not stay over as we only live 30 miles away.

Thank lawriemcb
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I dined one evening at the Bull during a visit to Ticehurst East Sussex and were so impressed with the quality of food and service that we went back again the next day with friends. All the staff were extremely friendly and courteous and it is perhaps unfair to single out any one person. However, 'Poppy' was... More 

Thank David H
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Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We popped in for an early dinner after a trip to Bewl Water, as the weather was nice we ate in the garden we tried the Hastings cod and chips , vegetable Thai curry and kids scampi and chips all the food was very good quality and the portions were excellent.

Thank Andy G

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Bull Inn was built between 1385 and 1425 and is reputed to be one of the oldest dwelling places in the country, but only became a pub towards the end of the 19th century. Set in 4 acres of rolling Sussex countryside, and within easy walking distance of beautiful Bewl Water, the Bull is very popular with walkers, cyclists and fishermen. A magnificent ancient building in a secluded location, the Inn has a wealth of old beams, low ceilings and quarry tiled floors that give it a real air of the traditional English Country pub. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Bull Inn

Address: Three Leg Cross, Ticehurst TN5 7HH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Ticehurst
Price Range: $118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
The Bull Hotel Ticehurst
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“I didn't stay in the Inn. THIS IS A PUB!”
 of 5 bubbles 163hughh, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We live locally so did not stay in a room.”
 of 5 bubbles lawriemcb, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Have not stayed - only had lunch in the pub. sorry!”
 of 5 bubbles anneh447, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Try the Green Thai curry.”
 of 5 bubbles RobGfromWorcs, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Great for a drink”
 of 5 bubbles 474kylah, 11 Jan 2016 | Read review
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