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

Sister Pub: The Red Lion Hinxton

Over the Summer Months, we switch our Pie Board for a Burger Board …

Don’t panic – we will still be selling our famous fully-encased Black Bull Steak & Ale Pie!

However, we have now swapped over to a Burger Board for the Summer – so come and see what is on today

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

Annual Fathers’ Day Beer Festival and Live Band: Fri 15th – Sun 17th June

A key date in our calendar now – always a line up of some of the region’s finest ales + a few special guests We are also delighted to invite back Carla’s Rendition Band this year on the Saturday 16 June – Cambridge’s Rendition Band

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.

Steak Club at The Bull

Now offered every day due to popularity Our steak menu is offered alongside our usual menus A selection of classic steak cuts and rotating guest cuts Choose your steak, sauce and sides Particular favourite cuts can be ordered in especially – just call/email us a few days ahead See a sample Steak Club Menu:   BlackContinue Reading

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.