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Bull Hotel Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Hall Street, Long Melford, Babergh District CO10 9JG, England
+44 1787 378494
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Suffolk
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123 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My husbands works Christmas party 2016 was held at The Bull last night. We also stayed the night courtesy of my hubbies boss. The place itself is lovely with lots of charm and many rooms for drinking, lounging and dining. There was lots of other groups enjoying there works party too - so it was quite busy. The food was... More 

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Thank Gayle R
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped for coffee. Wow what a place, went looking for the ladies & looked into open doors. Tables were set beautifully for a function. The smell of woodsmoke from the open fire was gorgeous. Comfy leather seating. A lot of redecorating happening at the moment here, but minimal disturbance. The menus we viewed were awesome for Christmas & new... More 

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Thank 10lovestravelling
Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful old timber framed hotel with a fabulous large beamed dining room. A bit dated but hey it's old! We arrived towards the end of lunch service but it wasn't a problem and we never felt rushed. Sunday lunch was very good with plenty of choice including fish. The roast was great, well cooked and very tasty.... More 

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Thank Gobbledy
hertfordshire
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We had a good meal that was enjoyed by most. It was a mix between self service and table service. Placing your orders at the bar collecting your own cutlery then having it delivered by waitress. One main meal was disappointing stodgy risotto.

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Thank Vicky B
Suffolk, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Ideally situated in Long Melford close to Kentwall Hall, Melford Hall National Trust, Antique shops and lovely quirky shops. Ideal weekend break venue. Offers good choice of food in bar and restaurant. Lovely big open fireplace in the bar. Full of character. Staff friendly and helpful

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Thank Jane C
Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

My Husband and I stayed in Long Melford in January and had lunch here on the recommendation of a friend who stays here every year and we weren't disappointed. The food was really nice in a lovely quaint oldey worldly pub with a massive fire which wasn't lit when we were in but I'm sure makes it really cosy. We... More 

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Thank Suzanne19642014
Queensland, Australia
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

The food was lovely. The staff were very helpful, especially Sally and the Manager Paul. Would definitely recommend here . Beautiful atmosphere. :)

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Thank carolyndeancarolynd
Warwick, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Breakfast excellent .Staff very helpful. Great stay in a Lovely Place .Next time I visit Long Meldford I shall stay at the Bull Hotel again.

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Thank veronicaallsop
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

From outside this looked like a lovely place to eat and as it was a lovely evening took the opportunity to eat in the beer garden. Ordered a sharing platter as a starter. After a long wait it arrived with no onion rings. Told waiter who just laughed and half heartedly apologised. After what felt like an eternity and after... More 

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Thank edincupcake
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

The steak and ribs were good but they hadn't got any fajitas which two of us wanted but considering it was being staffed by two young lads and a lady they did a good job and the ice cream and Bakewell tart were lovely.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hall Street, Long Melford, Babergh District CO10 9JG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Babergh District  >  Long Melford
  • Phone Number: +44 1787 378494
  • This restaurant is at The Bull

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