Free House Inn & Restaurant
Accommodation (five en suite)
Tel 01223 893 844

Sister Pub: The Red Lion Hinxton

Annual Fathers’ Day Beer Festival : Thurs 13th – Sun 16th June 2019

Pint of Beer (or two?)
Thursday 13th – Sunday 16th June
Annual Fathers’ Day Beer Festival Weekend
– celebrating at The Black Bull all the great East Anglian draught beers on our doorstep
– a weekend of theatre, music and beer – what is there not to like?

Pint of Theatre – returns Thursday 13th June with James Rowland at The Black Bull Balsham

“Pint of Theatre” – a private Edinburgh Festival soirée in the intimate setting of our restaurant Thursday 13th June Black Bull Balsham “Team Viking” with James Rowland from Tangram Theatre brought to us by Inn Crowd £25 – pre-booked Two Course Dinner & Theatre Performance £5 – performance only, booked in advance (full a la carte menuContinue Reading

Showstopper Pudding Club – Guest Chef Ian Cumming (GB Bake Off Finalist) Friday 21st June 2019 at our sister pub, The Red Lion Hinxton

We are very excited to have the legendary GB Bake Off finalist chef, Ian Cumming, flying in from the Wilbrahams to join us to run a special Pudding Club and then no doubt Stop the Show ….         See the menu here. Tickets are £35/ head for a starter, light main andContinue 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.

The Cambridgeshire Cook Book – on sale at both our pubs

The Cambridgeshire Cook Book is a real celebration of the local food scene, with a foreword by Daniel Clifford of two Michelin-starred restaurant, Midsummer House.  Featuring over 40 fantastic recipes from local chefs and businesses, we are delighted that we have been included in it. The perfect gift for anyone local and interested in food. The publishers have got great form,Continue Reading

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.