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

Sister Pub: The Red Lion Hinxton

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 has become something of an annual institution, with many repeat guests, but always some new faces/tasters too.

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.

Pint of Jazz: Friday 2nd November – Claudette

Pint of Jazz Black Bull Balsham Friday 2nd November 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

Christmas Bookings

Christmas Bookings are Live Please find a link to our Christmas menus below. If you have particular dates or are a larger party, please book ahead to get your first choice. See our Christmas Party Menu here. Black Bull Christmas Day Lunch menu here. Boxing Day Lunch – Special menu to come. New Year’s Eve will beContinue Reading

Pint of Theatre – returns Friday 5th October with James Rowland at The Black Bull Balsham

Pint of Theatre Friday 5th October James Rowland’s   “A Hundred Different Words for Love” We are delighted to resume our Pint of Theatre programme with the latest performance from James Rowland.  This is another Inn Crowd performance – funded by the Arts Council England (the funding runs out shortly – so let’s enjoy while we can! Tickets include aContinue 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.