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Reviewed 1 week ago

pub is run down and in terrible state, room smelt of weed, towels and bedding are stained and old falling apart because there that old, clearly not washed aswell!! pubic hairs in the bathroom!! rooms are not fit for humans!! wouldn't let my pet stay would be gassed out by the smell!! as for the bar manger never in my... More 

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Sherborne, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 11 September 2015

Food was ok, friendly staff, lot of locals in having a drink at the bar. Sounded like the old days. Price not bad but the menu was a bit boring but the entertainment from the locals was worth paying for

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Gallefrey
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Reviewed 1 June 2015

I was traveling using points on Virgin Atlantic. The day I wanted to travel was sold out, so I needed to travel a day earlier. I needed a hotel and a place to go. I decided to look up old friends in the small town of Wincanton. I'd been there before and decided this was a good place to return.... More 

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Aggie
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Reviewed 15 January 2015 via mobile

Pleasant staff. Awful beer. Awful room, decor old, room unclean, towels smelt, bedding dated to be polite, stained sheets. Noisy nightclub under room. Didn't dare stay for breakfast. Was the only room left in the town so had no other choice.

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 23 December 2014 via mobile

I've been visiting the bear on and off for eight years. The changes made to put the pool table in the front bar area have really detracted from what was a nice character pub in wincanton. I hope it works out, but it puts me off going in there now sadly. At least they still have the fire going in... More 

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2 Thank Adam K
Gallefrey
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Reviewed 6 December 2014

I stayed at the Bear back in June of 2012. I'm sorry for not posting these photos earlier. The photo on Tripadvisor is of another property all together. This is a charming inn with lovely owners. I found the town quiet. I was here visiting friends on my way to a Jasper Fforde convention in Swindon. I will be making... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 November 2014

We stayed here on Saturday after a cracking day at Wincanton races. The welcome we had on arrival was nice, the pub was busy and had a good selection of food and drinks with the rooms being just what we expected. Sunday morning and what a good breakfast, could'nt ask for more. What more can I say. If you want... More 

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Reviewed 1 September 2014

we had a great time at the Bear Inn. 3 of us booked in for the night, rooms were very clean and comfortable, bar staff and locals very friendly. Carol the manager couldn't do enough for us, food was excellent , cooked breakfast was 1st class, A couple came down about 11 am , I hour after breakfast had finished,... More 

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Reviewed 14 July 2014

I have been coming to the Bear for many years, I know Jo and Ian well and promised I would write a review. This is very much a traditional english pub, listed building. Lrge car park and combnation of Lounge and bar area, with a large hall (sweetman) at the back, usually packed with discworld fans as the accomodating owners... More 

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1 Thank Alan K
Wincanton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 June 2014

Trad English pub with the usual hideous carpets, but....tried out the Sunday Roast - so not worth cooking it for one! All local/free range meat, perfect roast potatoes and massive Yorkshire pud [too many/much for me but very good], with a big side serving of 3 veg cooked perfectly al dente; all for £7.25. Also offer an even more 'mega'... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Bear Inn

Address: 12 Market Place, Wincanton BA9 9LP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Wincanton
Price Range: $144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
Also Known As:
The Bear Hotel Wincanton
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“we only saw our 2 rooms which we were very pleased with”
 of 5 bubbles carol54rugby, 1 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Book early, there are not many en suite rooms so check first.”
 of 5 bubbles 247alank, 14 Jul 2014 | Read review
“ask for room No.7”
 of 5 bubbles mikelevy22, 25 Feb 2012 | Read review
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