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The Black Bull Hotel

$$ - $$$, British,
Main Street, Gartmore, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park FK8 3RW, Scotland
+44 1877 382225
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good17%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible8%
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“steak pie” (4 reviews)
“black bull” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Scottish, Pub
$$ - $$$
Main Street, Gartmore, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park FK8 3RW, Scotland
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Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

Very unassuming little pub which was near the campsite we stayed at for the weekend. It's a pleasant surprise tho in many ways. Obviously a very popular local pub as the bar was full but we were shown through to a very pleasant dining room...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank saggyoldcat
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

We travelled from Aberfoyle, the Black Bull was advertised on the road and the reviews were good. It's off the main road and took a little to find. We got there and it was CLOSED. Another car also was looking so they lost at least...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank gezza2
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Great food great people very welcoming . We only ate in the lovely restaurant where the service was excellent. Great atmosphere would recommend to anyone.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank PeteCandlin
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

After a long walk on Ben Lomond, we fancied a good pub meal, and we really got it. House red wine very good. The steak pie was full of tender steak. The fish pie delicious with fish and prawns. Our neighbours had chicken breast piled...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 414richardw
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

I booked my family room at the black Bull hotel on 1/06/2017 for a 1 night stay on 4/8/18 for a cost of £95 to include a full Scottish breakfast. I called the hotel approximately 3 weeks prior to our stay to confirm the booking....More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank jamespres2n
zanana, Owner at The Black Bull Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

I would invite anyone reading this review to scroll down and read other reviews. Our reviews are generally very good and we take a real pride in our business’s and welcome and act on feedback from customers. Our reviews are not perfect but we do...More

Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Visited pub whilst camping at Cobleland, excellent. Dog friendly pub that lays on free transport to/ from local campsites. They have a Italian draft lager which is excellent. The menu is extensive and everything we tried was great. The service was also very good. Can’t...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Alexander L
Reviewed July 7, 2018

Found this when staying nearby while on holiday in the Trossachs. The food was really excellent - I loved the creamy chicken with rice while my wife had fantastic beef and ale pie - large chunks of melt in your mouth beef and crispy filo...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Friendlyman1
Reviewed June 11, 2018

Stopped off to have a bar lunch, staff and food first class, great portion size and great prices, well worth a visit.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank eliotdonn01
Reviewed June 2, 2018

Staff were appalling and rude, couldn't care less if you ate there or not but food good. Need to go on a customer service course.

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank bluewillowcat
Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

We stayed in a farmhouse nearby, and went for a meal. Great food, we had the haddock & steak and ale pie. Good value as well. Everybody inside contributed to a great atmosphere, both local and visitors. Barkeep was ace!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Marcus T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Scottish, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Gartmore, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park FK8 3RW, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park  >  Gartmore
  • Phone Number: +44 1877 382225
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