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The Black Bull

52 West End | Launton, Bicester OX26 5DG, England
+44 1869 253656
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good37%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, British, Bar, Mediterranean, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
52 West End | Launton, Bicester OX26 5DG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the Black Bull after a tank driving experience in Bicester. Such a lovely pub, cosy and friendly. The food was lovely can highly recommend the lasagne and the chips are fantastic!! Good service and plenty of parking. You really should go!

Thank wendyfielder
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

Very nice little pub, comfortable and friendly. Relaxed atmosphere and no hurry to stop chatting and leave after finishing our meals. Perfect. The food was exceptional, particularly the mango sorbet which was so sharp and sweet at the same time! Delicious! Don't get this pin...More

Thank Jo D
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

Staying a couple of nights in Bicester and was looking fir somewhere for dinner and after a look on TripAdvisor decided we would try it. We were looking to experience a local pub and this was exactly it. As soon as we walked in we...More

3  Thank Michelle J
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff, nice surroundings and great Sunday roast. Stopped on the way as we were passing through and glad we did. A real gem.

Thank Jenny L
Reviewed June 27, 2018

We went in early, took a look at the specials on the blackboard and the menu and decided we'd give it a go. It's a sensible menu covering Italian dishes and pub classics. My advice, go for anything Italian. (The chef is of Italian origin)...More

1  Thank Upton72
Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

Visited this pub after a visit to the outlet village, out for the day for our son's birthday. Having read the reviews on here we thought it would be good to stop by for dinner. Once we entered the building and looked around a lady...More

Thank Neil H
Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

Lovely country pub with good food and nice atmosphere. Good wine and beer selection. Reasonably priced, four of us plus a bottle of wine was £120. The black pudding special starter was superb. The pasta dish with veg and sausage was delicious. The steaks also...More

1  Thank morganenright1
Reviewed June 6, 2018

My partner and I had lunch here after a walk around Launton and Bicester at the weekend. We both had lovely baguettes with chips in the pub garden. Also very grateful to the staff for helping us retrieve our car keys that we had accidentally...More

Thank fayem795
Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

Don’t get confused with the other pub in the village, of a similar name, like we did. Once we arrived they were very friendly & welcoming, the service was very good and the food very tasty.

Thank Jan B
TCS50, Manager at The Black Bull, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2018

Thank you, Lots of people get confused as both pubs have similar names. We are glad you enjoyed your visit. Hopefully we will see you again.

Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

Love this place love the food and good company. Also all the food is homemade and does a lovely tuna and mayonnaise baguette and steak

Thank Amy B
TCS50, Owner at The Black Bull, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2018

Thank you Amy for your review. we hope to see you again soon.

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Questions & Answers
October 5, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Philip H | Reviewed this property |
Hi I am not the owner, and on my recent visit, i didnt use my phone - so Im not sure. Give them a call.
Simon K
June 17, 2016|
Response from TCS50 | Property representative |
Hi, I'm afraid at the moment we don't as we have a new terminal and Amex hasn't passed on their details, but hopefully in the future.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 West End | Launton, Bicester OX26 5DG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Bicester
  • Phone Number: +44 1869 253656
  • E-mail
The Hidden Gem down West End Launton. Not to be confused with the Bull Inn at the crossroads!We are a traditional village pub with a 22 seater restaurant area. We provide freshly cooked food to order with an Italian & English offering. We also have aunt sally pitches. We have cask marque for our real ales of which one is a guest ale and traditional Ale and Tribute are our standard ales.We also have good parking, a large patio area and outside bar for functions. Food serving times MON, WED, THURS & FRI 12 - 2.30 P.M 6 P.M - 9 P.M SAT 12 - 9 P.M SUN 12 - 5.45 P.M
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