Black Bull - Balsham

27 High St, Balsham, Cambridge CB21 4DJ

Reservations


  Business Info

  • Address: 27 High St, Balsham, Cambridge CB21 4DJ
  • Cross Street: None
  • Cuisine: Desserts | English | Steak |
  • Cost: | Inexpensive
  • Category: Casual Dining
  • Star Rating:
  • Reservations: Recommended
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • Meals Served: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner |
  • Parking: Car Park |
  • Payment Options: VISA | Amex | MasterCard | Cash | Apple Pay | Android Pay | Debit |
  • Corkage Fee: Corkage from £15 according to bottle
  • Phone: 01223893844
  • Features: Outdoor Seating, Private Room, Working Fireplace, Wheelchair Access, Free Wi-Fi,
  • Occasion: Child Friendly, Dining Alone, Business Dining, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Dog Friendly, Quick Bite,

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  Business Hours

Reservations Available

Monday
Dining - Restaurant / Bar / Outside | Dinner 18:00 - 20:30  
Tuesday
Dining - Restaurant / Bar / Outside | Dinner 18:00 - 20:30  
Wednesday
Dining - Restaurant / Bar / Outside | Lunch 12:00 - 14:00  
Dining - Restaurant / Bar / Outside | Dinner 18:00 - 20:30  
Fish & Chips Take Away | Dinner 18:00 - 20:30  
Thursday
Dining - Restaurant / Bar / Outside | Lunch 12:00 - 14:00  
Dining - Restaurant / Bar / Outside | Dinner 18:00 - 20:30  
Friday
Dining - Restaurant / Bar / Outside | Lunch 12:00 - 14:30  
Dining - Restaurant / Bar / Outside | Dinner 18:00 - 21:00  
Drinks, Coffee, Tea - Bar Table / Outside | Bar 17:00 - 23:00  
Fish & Chips Take Away | Take-Out 18:00 - 21:00  
Saturday
Dining - Restaurant / Bar / Outside | Lunch 12:00 - 14:30  
Dining - Restaurant / Bar / Outside | Dinner 18:00 - 21:00  
Drinks, Coffee, Tea - Bar Table / Outside | Bar 12:00 - 23:00  
Fish & Chips Take Away | Take-Out 18:00 - 21:00  
Sunday
Dining - Restaurant / Bar / Outside | Lunch 12:00 - 15:00  
Drinks, Coffee, Tea - Bar Table / Outside | Bar 12:00 - 17:00  

Customer Reviews & Ratings

Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 10/10
Value: 10/10
Sep 18, 2020
Therese D.

Excellent Meal Lovely Environment Fantastic staff - nothing too much trouble for them


Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 10/10
Value: 10/10
Sep 02, 2020
Rachel C.

Lovely food and a good price because of eat out to help out scheme.


Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 10/10
Value: 10/10
Sep 01, 2020
Kevin S.

We use the sister pub at Hinxton frequently, but this was first experience of the Black bull loved it great pub looking forward to going again soon


Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 10/10
Value: 10/10
Aug 31, 2020
Stuart W.

Fabulous food and good service


Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 7/10
Value: 10/10
Aug 26, 2020
Debbie C.

I had a very special birthday meal yesterday. Food and service were outstanding. Many thanks to all. Debbie.


Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 10/10
Value: 10/10
Aug 25, 2020
Oliver G.

Very friendly and great service. Amazing location and amazing place


Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 10/10
Value: 10/10
Aug 19, 2020
Trish H.

Lovely evening with family . The food was excellent. We went early as family had to drive back to London . Food was served swiftly. Service very friendly . Absolute bargain with Rishi discount . Will go again .


Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 7/10
Ambiance: 10/10
Value: 10/10
Aug 19, 2020
TREVOR B.

We both thoroughly enjoyed our meal and the service was excellent


Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 10/10
Value: 10/10
Aug 13, 2020
Phil T.

Great dining experience


Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 10/10
Value: 10/10
Aug 12, 2020
Mellissa K.

Couldn’t fault a thing. Was such a lovely meal, fantastic service. Very friendly.


Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 10/10
Value: 10/10
Aug 10, 2020
Alicia G.

Great service, good food


Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 10/10
Value: 10/10
Aug 10, 2020
Jerry H.

An excellent pub. Good food, good service, friendly staff (nothing too much trouble). We will be back! Jerry and Alison Hayes


Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 10/10
Value: 10/10
Aug 10, 2020
Charlie M.

Great service, and delicious food. It's such a nice pub and plenty of space for social distancing.


Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 8/10
Value: 10/10
Aug 06, 2020
Lauraine P.

All great just a bit quieter than usual but only due to the current crisis. Great evening though


Overall: 9/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 10/10
Value: 10/10
Sep 11, 2020
Rebecca W.

Always liked the food here.. and new chef doesn’t disappoint! Really delicious.


Overall: 9/10
Food: 9/10
Service: 9/10
Ambiance: 9/10
Value: 9/10
Aug 07, 2020
Angela S.

We were made very welcome and the food and service were excellent - thank you


Overall: 9/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 10/10
Value: 10/10
Aug 02, 2020
Susan C.

Great to enjoy great food and evening at the Bull again. Everything felt very safe. Thanks to the whole team.


Overall: 9/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 9/10
Ambiance: 9/10
Value: 9/10
Jul 21, 2020
Colin E.

Great to be back... and the food was as good as ever. Thank you!


Overall: 8/10
Food: 9/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 8/10
Value: 8/10
Sep 01, 2020
Lucy S.

A great new chef is at The Bull. We had a lovely family meal. Good mixed menu. Looking forward to see what else he can bring to the restaurant.


Overall: 8/10
Food: 8/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 8/10
Value: 8/10
Sep 01, 2020
Alice W.

Beautiful pub, low ceilings that look the part, but are somewhat impractical for the taller folk such as my family and I. Also we felt this made the room slightly too dark. The service was amazing, and the two young lads looking after us made us feel so welcome. 2 out of 3 main course dishes were delicious (The burger and the pie) The vegetable tagine however was just carrots and raisins with boiled rice. Dessert surely made up for the lacking third main, with one of the best sticky toffee puddings I ever had! The dishes are quite pricey, and relatively small portions. However as I ate on a "eat out to help out" night, 50% was knocked off our bill, making it exceptional value for money.


Overall: 8/10
Food: 8/10
Service: 8/10
Ambiance: 8/10
Value: 8/10
Aug 25, 2020
Nigel and Jane D.

It was all good, sat outside on the 50% Government Scheme. Wife disabled was ramp so ok not sure if designated disabled parking space at front though we parked ok. Need to offer something to keep customers coming in September, chatted about this with staff.


Overall: 8/10
Food: 8/10
Service: 7/10
Ambiance: 8/10
Value: 8/10
Aug 18, 2020
David S.

Good food, friendly service.


Overall: 8/10
Food: 9/10
Service: 8/10
Ambiance: 6/10
Value: 10/10
Aug 13, 2020
Noreen I.

Very good meal served quickly and efficiently.


Overall: 8/10
Food: 7/10
Service: 9/10
Ambiance: 7/10
Value: 10/10
Aug 12, 2020
Mikr D.

Well cooked and testy food but very restricted menu. When we arrived they were still awaiting the fish delivery which further restricted the choice. Apart from that the meal was very pleasant with service from a personable waitress and there was draught beer. Excellent!


Overall: 8/10
Food: 9/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 7/10
Value: 10/10
Aug 10, 2020
Diana W.

Food and service always great. But when outside, I do think the ambience of the car-park could be improved.....less gravel, more garden?


Overall: 7/10
Food: 7/10
Service: 8/10
Ambiance: 7/10
Value: 10/10
Sep 01, 2020
ROB A.

1. Ale choice was a bit limited on the day we were there, but I know it's usually OK. 2. Value was obviously increased considerably by the last day of Eat Out to Help Out, but prices looked fine even without that. 3. Back garden not all it was cracked up to be.


Overall: 7/10
Food: 7/10
Service: 7/10
Ambiance: 7/10
Value: 8/10
Aug 26, 2020
Antony D.

Good all round.


Overall: 7/10
Food: 9/10
Service: 8/10
Ambiance: 8/10
Value: 8/10
Aug 20, 2020
Gemma M.

No signage to indicate hand gel use, saw it on the table out front but that was only pot. None on tables or in toilets. No one way system, could easily have in front door and out side door. Being greeted at front porch area would be better and covid precautions explained then maybe people more mindful of what steps you have implemented. Makes you feel more secure then. Don’t get me wrong the pub is very clean it was just not as covid aware looking as other places we have been lately.