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The old Bull Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
56 High Street, Royston SG8 9AW, England
+44 1763 242003
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good47%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“lamb shank” (4 reviews)
“burger” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
56 High Street, Royston SG8 9AW, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I arrived about 2:45 hoping for something to eat, and were pleasantly surprises to learn that the kitchen had not closed at 2:00 as many pubs do. The Board had a choice of specials, and my wife chose the Moroccan Tajine. By...More

Thank Himself333
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been here several times - mostly for drinks but occasionally for food. It's a great place for meeting up with friends or family. In summer, the beer garden is a very popular space outside, especially if you can find a table in the sun...More

Thank Nancy P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting my brother he took me out for lunch, once the order was placed we waited for nearly an hour, my brother asked where the food was, to be told they would check, we were told that the kitchen was busy but people who ordered...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Very nice restaurant. We had good prawns and steak. Staff is engaged and very friendly. Restaurant is really recommended!

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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

A special treat and really good food. The lamb shank is amazing, as are the puddings! Service was excellent.

Thank TheDgbys
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Ate here for the first time today, we had lunch lovely food lovely staff and a lovely little outdoor seating area will defiantly be back x

Thank Jh232
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Always popular with both diners and drinkers alike with 11 bedrooms. The best pint of real ale for miles at a sensible price with a good bar, wine list and menu. Staff are always smiling and attentive.

Thank TerryToss
Reviewed 5 July 2017

I booked through booking.com therefore the nightly price was £90. This was about £30 overpriced. The room was OK, but too small, no bath and a tiny shower room. There was no air conditioning which made for a very uncomfortable sleep. The window was opened,...More

Thank MrHarDayTay
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We had our Friends from Turners Hill up for the weekend and we wanted to show them a good Restaurant in Royston. We booked the Old Bull as we have eaten hear before and had always had good service and food was good. We went...More

Thank russ222016
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Visited a couple of times for lunch with my wife and young baby. Nice food, nice outside seating area

Thank dan20rhino
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 High Street, Royston SG8 9AW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Royston
  • Phone Number: +44 1763 242003
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