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BEAR - Derby

7 Iron Gate, Derby DE1 3FJ, England
+44 1332 725051
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (20 reviews)
“flatbread” (14 reviews)
“tacos” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, British, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
7 Iron Gate, Derby DE1 3FJ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited for Sunday brunch, really liked the decor and layout. The bar area in the centre was especially nice, think this would be a nice place to eat any time of day. We ordered eggs bennedict and baked eggs, neither had the runny yolk we...More

Thank Lozzaz123
Hattie S, . at BEAR - Derby, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for the fab review! I'm so glad you had a lovely Sunday brunch with us and you enjoyed everything you tried (the baked eggs is a real staff favourite, so we all agree you've made a top choice there!) :D I'm...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great spot in Derby, whether for food in the evening, brunch, cocktails, craft beer or just a really good coffee. Good service, reasonable prices, and always good music. Highly recommended.

Thank David W
Hattie S, . at BEAR - Derby, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the generous review, David! I'm so glad you've always enjoyed everything you've tried :) If there's anything we can do to make it to 5 stars next time, please let us know! Looking forward to seeing you again soon! Best wishes, Hattie

Reviewed 1 week ago

We fancied a change so picked this new restaurant for a visit. It is nearish to the Cathedral. From the website and knowledge of the area we did wonder whether the place might be a bit 'we saw you coming'. We wondered whether the portions...More

Thank JackieTrainor
Hattie S, . at BEAR - Derby, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the kind review, Jackie! I'm so glad you came to see us and you had such a fabulous time! :) We're already looking forward to seeing you again very soon! :) Best wishes, Hattie

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stubble accross this when looking for a cafe lovely atmosphere and staff. Coffee is proper stuff and lovely

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Hattie S, . at BEAR - Derby, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I'm so glad you stumbled across us, and that you had a fab time! :) Thank you so much for the kind review, we're looking forward to seeing you again very soon! Best wishes, Hattie

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After reading the menu online I wasn't too sure about visiting but my friend who had been for breakfast there highly recommended it. I was so pleased she did. The gentleman that served me was friendly and polite. I had the buffalo chicken burger with...More

Thank Woofiesmom
Hattie S, . at BEAR - Derby, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Yay! Thank you so much for the fab review - I'm so glad you came and gave us a try, too! :D Great food choices there, the buffalo chicken burger is a real staff favourite, and the kitchen team really do work some serious magic...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for breakfast, 2 adults, one child and a baby. Great atmosphere, nice decor and delicious food. Service was good and timely. We both had the Eggs Benedict and my little one had the Cub breakfast. A perfect way to start the day and at...More

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Hattie S, . at BEAR - Derby, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Yay! Thank you so much for the fab review - I'm so glad you all had a wonderful time! Eggs Benedict is the breakfast of champions :D We're already excited to see you all again soon! Best wishes, Hattie

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This Bar is perfect only for Cocktails and other drinks. However, not food unfortunately... and food costs quite expensive. When we came, we were not greated and didn't know where to sit, so therefore we picked a place for ourselves. Table was dirty when we...More

Thank Sarmite G
Hattie S, . at BEAR - Derby, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us! At BEAR we pride ourselves on offering a premium product, and although our menus and prices reflect this, we do our very best to keep our products accessible to everyone whilst still allowing ourselves some room...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been to Bear a few times but never before for breakfast. A great place to start the day. Excellent full breakfast and a great choice for all. Very tasty using good quality ingredients. Reasonably priced and a very pleasant environment.

Thank Russell H
Hattie S, . at BEAR - Derby, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the generous review, Russell! I'm so glad you enjoyed your brekkie - the perfect way to fuel up for a busy day! :D Looking forward to seeing you again soon. Best wishes, Hattie

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the bear brunch today. Food was excellent, friendly staff who couldn't have been more helpful! This was our first visit, will be making it a regular visit.

Thank Faith S
Hattie S, . at BEAR - Derby, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Faith, Thank you so much for the fab review! I'm so glad you had a lovely time and you were so well looked after by our team. :) We're already excited to see you again soon! Best wishes, Hattie

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for the first time based on a recommendation and I wasn’t disappointed. The coffee is excellent and I would recommend the Halloumi Flatbread which was amazing and very filling. Smashed avo on sourdough bread and falafel bowl were also enjoyed. Service was very good....More

Thank cintsa
Hattie S, . at BEAR - Derby, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the kind review! I'm so glad you had a fabulous time and enjoyed everything you tried (the halloumi flatbread is one of my all-time favourites, so you've picked a winner there in my eyes!) :D I'll pass your lovely comments...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$13
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Iron Gate, Derby DE1 3FJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Derby
  • Phone Number: +44 1332 725051
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Description
BEAR is an independent coffee, kitchen and bar venue in Derby. We offer speciality coffee, fresh seasonal food, hand-crafted cocktails and craft beer. BEAR Derby sits slap-bang in the centre of the city’s iconic and beautiful Cathedral Quarter; the original hotspot for high-quality food and drink.
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