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Sister Pub: The Red Lion Hinxton

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Black Bull Sunday Lunch – a touch of Velvet

Velvet Magazine honoured us with a visit this month and seemed to think we were on the right track …see our review here.

Over £1500 raised for CamSight at our sister pub, The Red Lion Hinxton

  Over £1500 was raised during the evening for CamSight – so a big thank you to all involved, not least our generous sponsor, Adnams Wine. Another sell out with much fun and competition between the tables.  Each having to identify the key flavours of the tasting starter and pudding plates while blindfolded. This hasContinue Reading

Privacy Policy

In line with  the new General Data Protection Regulation coming into effect 25th May 2018,  we have accordingly updated our Privacy Policy. This clarifies everything you might want to know about the how, what, why, where etc we collect personal data, including your rights.

St Valentine’s Menu – Thursday 14th February

St Valentine’s Menu 2019 – special four course menu available for reserved tables Thursday 14th February. Please book as soon as you can if you would like to enjoy our St Valentine’s Menu – only available to pre-booked tables.

Pint of Jazz: Friday 8th March – Claudette

Pint of Jazz Black Bull Balsham Friday 8th March 8:30-10pm We are delighted to invite back the very popular Claudette Burch and her ACE jazz ensemble with Alex Tsougranis on guitar and Ennio Agabiti on double bass. No booking required, just rock up and get tapping. Dining tables do go fast however and get priority seating for theContinue Reading

Pint of Theatre – returns Friday 1st March with Proteus Theatre at The Black Bull Balsham

Pint of Theatre Friday 1st March “Pint of Theatre”  returns to Balsham Friday 1st March “Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know” Lord Byron £25 – Two Course Dinner & short Theatre Performance £5 – performance only After the successful Pint of Theatre programme over the last two years, we have booked some more Inn Crowd shows forContinue Reading

Mothering Sunday – 31st March

Our usual classic Sunday Roast menus (with plenty of alternatives) available. 11:45am until 8pm. Early booking essential.

Speciality Ales

Alongside our own Red & Black Ale we have a great selection of craft beer.  Most frequent favourites are Woodforde’s Wherry and Adnams Bitter. Other regulars include beers from such local breweries as Crafty Beers, Brandon Brewery and Nethergate.

Weddings & Parties

The Black Bull is now available for weddings and party hire.

The Red Lion

Visit our Sister pub, The Red Lion in Hinxton


Red and Black Dining

Our services are being increasingly sought after for private events, whether for a private party in one of our pubs or a special event at home or nearby private venue.