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The Bull at Hinton

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Where are we? Welcome to The Bull Inn in the peaceful village of Hinton. which lies only 20 minutes from the centres of both Bath and Bristol and less than 5 minutes away from Junction 18 of the M4. About The Bull This ancient stone built building dates back to the 17th century. In its time it has been an Inn, a farm and a dairy. Like all buildings of this age it also has it's fair share of ghosts. Be always on the lookout for the lady in grey! About the food We Love to serve Traditional British Pub food and we take great pride in making the dishes the best they can be and still great value for money! We also have a Specials board which changes weekly and can be a real treat! We believe that to achieve great food you only need to look on your doorstep. So with that in mind we have chosen where possible to source our ingredients from local suppliers who share the same passion for quality as we do. Where possible we use our home grown seasonal fruit, herbs and vegetables from our own allotment to the rear of the pub. Our friendly and cheeky gardener Rockie does an incredible job for us and keeps everything in order - if you have a spare minute pop round to have a look or a chat, if only to give him a chance for a breather. Our butchers are Barlett and Sons of Bath and Bristol Meat Trader, they both deal in locally sourced, succulent, farm assured meats ensuring their products are of the best quality. All of their meat is prepared using traditional butcher methods and they mature their beef for over 21 days to ensure we get the most tender and succulent steak possible. As well as providing lamb, pork and bacon they also manufacture their own sausages on the premises providing us with the best quality sausages in the area. Our Fishmonger Wing of St. Mawes(Cornwall) is a small family run company with over 30years experience. We source all our fish from mussels, cod, scallops, plaice, sole, prawns and lobsters from Wing daily. They care passionately about sustainable sourcing and deliver to us every night after the fish is caught in the morning. Our eggs are from our 18 lovely Hens which can be found to the rear of the pub, they are lovely characters and lay some exceptional eggs for our Ham, Egg and Chips! When we can't source produce from our garden we use A-DAVID of Bristol which has over 50 years experience. They care as passionately as us about the provenance and locality of produce and over the years has amassed a large number of local growers who are incredibly passionate and dedicated to what they do. We use Marshfield Farm ice cream which is truly amazing luxury ice cream and sorbet. They are just 5minutes up the road so you can't get more local than that. We love our little customers just as much as our fully grown ones! So with that in mind we have created a children's menu that is full of tasty dishes just like the main menu. If your child would like something that's not on the menu please just ask and we will do our very best to do it for you! How lucky we are to have such great local suppliers and producers to share with you. We hope you will think our efforts to source the best produce is worthwhile. About the beer As a Wadworth pub we serve all the usual brews, including 6X, Henry's and we always have a guest on which changes weekly. We also stock draught Heineken, Amstel, Thatchers Gold, Stowford Press and Corvus Stout. About the wine We have a substantial selection of wines by the glass. If you are uncertain of your choice please ask the bar staff for a sample taste. We also have a quality range of classical wines which are available by the bottle. Allergies Some foods & ingredients can cause an allergic reaction. If you suffer from a food allergy, please inform a member of staff.
PRICE RANGE
US$11-US$20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a thoroughly enjoyable time at The Bull this afternoon. The pub was very atmospheric and nicely decorated for the Christmas period feeling very festive and cosy. We all had the roast dinner which was beautifully cooked and delicious. It included a really lovely...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Clairereview123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For a pub on a tiny road in a rural hamlet, the Bull is an amazingly busy place! Called in early on a Tuesday evening to find that only one table was free. Food was indeed very good. I had the mushroom risotto with Parmesan...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Pi31415
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived early on a very busy Sunday lunch period but the very helpful and friendly staff made room for us by the fire. The 42-day aged sirloin was every bit as good as I'd hoped, the flavour was fabulous. The gravy was also (hallelujah!)...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank eggybee
Reviewed 1 week ago

Met up with good friends for a pre Christmas Lunch. A little bit concerned as we had never been there before but the reviews looked good. Well, we were not disappointed. Food delicious, atmosphere great and staff could not have been more helpful. Only downside...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Shirley T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really nicely decorated pub with a very nice atmosphere. Very friendly staff and a good range of nicely prepared pub fare. The pies in particular were particularly tasty.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Tom_Blancmange
Reviewed 1 week ago

Family Had a 3 course Sunday lunch here. A very warm and friendly welcome by staff. Log fire a bonus too. Good choice of Sunday lunch, and other dishes too. Quite an extensive menu.Our veggies also happy with their choices. A sensible kids menu too!...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A hidden gem. Down a country lane Love this pub. Never disappoints. Excellent awesome moorish delicious food Staff friendly and knowledgeable Open fires Cosy seating Restaurant Gardens Eat in or out Good menu plus an extra special board Sunday roast. The best

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Janetlawna
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on a Friday evening for a spontaneous early dinner. Booked a table about 1/2 hour before visiting and they were very accommodating. My husband and I shared the nachos for starters and although these were delicious, we thought they were a bit pricey for...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank brizzle2411
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been looking to come here for a while as I follow the bull on Facebook and have always thought the food looks nice. After a further recommendation from a friend I came here as a group of 4. I had the pan fried chicken...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Matt A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Have been at this pub on several occasions. Always freindly the food delicious. The atmosphere is cosy with a friendly buzz. They also allow dogs!

Date of visit: November 2018
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TillyKaye
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Response from A M | Reviewed this property |
We sat in a little area behind ( to the right of) the bar - there were 2 tables here. There could be other areas like this too - check with the pub. The staff were very pleasant and accommodating.
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