Free House Inn & Restaurant
Accommodation (eight en suite)
Tel 01799 530 601

Sister Pub: The Black Bull Balsham

Our sister pub, The Black Bull Balsham, more Pints of Jazz: Friday 9th March, Friday 13th April

Pint of Jazz at The Bull 
Friday 9th March
Friday 13th April
We are delighted to invite back 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 the jazz.

Mothering Sunday – 11th March

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

New Head Chef

New Head Chef at the Red Lion After nearly two years at the Red Lion helm we say farewell to Chris Leeton, who has produced some lovely food at a consistently high standard. A big thank you to Chris and we wish him well at his next venture. We are delighted to reveal that weContinue Reading

The Cambridgeshire Cook Book – for sale at both our pubs

On sale at both the pubs @ £14.95 each. The Cambridgeshire Cook Book is a wonderful 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 to be in it. The perfect gift for anyone local and interested in food.Continue Reading

Dining in the Dark – CamSight fundraiser – Friday 11th May

Dining in the Dark – date set Friday 11th May We are honoured to have been asked again to host the now legendary annual CamSight “Dining in the Dark” fundraiser. This is a unique event in the Cambridgeshire social calendar where guests are challenged to identify key flavours in their starter and pudding taster plates,Continue Reading

Our sister pub, The Black Bull Balsham, is having another Pint of Theatre, Friday 23rd February

Pint of Theatre – returns Black Bull Balsham Friday 23rd February After last year’s Pint of Theatre night successes at both pubs, we have booked some more acts for 2018. First up is the tried and tested John Osborne (Edinburgh Fringe, Glastonbury …), returning this time to the Black Bull with a new piece: “CircledContinue Reading

St Valentine’s Night – Wednesday 14th February – see our menu

Please find our  St Valentine’s Menu (Wednesday 14 February) here.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 Red Lion is now available for weddings and party hire.

The Black Bull Inn

Visit our Sister pub, The Black Bull Inn in Balsham


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.