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The White Bear

Main Road | Stretton, Alfreton DE55 6ET, England
+44 1246 863274
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“venison” (11 reviews)
“lobster sauce” (6 reviews)
“kleftiko” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Road | Stretton, Alfreton DE55 6ET, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here last night after reading the reviews, and were not disappointed. Great staff, beautiful environment and amazing food. Can't wait to come again x

1  Thank Hayli F
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Visited here on numerous occasions and keep forgetting to review this gem of a restaurant. We love the food and service at this family run establishment. Having tried a number of starters, main and deserts I would say you are safe to try anything you...More

1  Thank arnold739
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Early evening visit. Real ale available which was well kept. We had venison and lamb cooked two ways. Both were well cooked and served on a timely basis. Good choice of meals on their blackboard. Great meal and thoroughly recommend. Will try and visit again!

1  Thank thegreywolf2003
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

We have been here quite a few times over the years and decided to go with friends on Friday 26 January 2018 for my birthday night out. The pub doesn’t look very inviting from the outside, but once in, its delightful. Oldie worldly with pine...More

1  Thank Sarah E
Reviewed 17 January 2018

As has been said before, don't judge a book by its cover. The outside certainly could use some tidying up; better car park surface, sweep the slippery leaves away, improve the lighting. And the room we were sat in was a bit chilly when we...More

1  Thank slowinfastout
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

A quality meal with friends. I never mind paying a little more if the food is worth it. To be critical the pudding could have been larger than two tea candles fused together, but the rest of the meal, it's surroundings ( not least an...More

1  Thank Portlandfarm
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

I have driven past The White Bear so many times and never did I think I'd be missing an absolute gem! What looks like an ordinary pub from the outside, is actually a wonderful surprise on the inside. I had the duck and my bf...More

1  Thank KerrytheBerry_10
Reviewed 24 November 2017

Very warm welcome.....lovely rustic restaurant, delicious food and great service. I always have the duck breast with peas and panchetta when we visited previously and had the same again...never disappoints. Hubby had the fillet steak which he thoroughly enjoyed. Well worth paying that bit extra...More

1  Thank Rosie M
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

My partner and friend went to the restaurant last night 13/10/17. It s the first time we d been for a year as we recently moved away. As soon as we walked in we were welcomed as tho we’d been there last week, not only...More

2  Thank Michael G
Reviewed 23 September 2017

I went here again on Thursday 21st September with my wife and two friends. I had the duck breast again. Absolutely superb. The lady who took our order And served us, is the owner along with her husband who does the cooking. The lady is...More

1  Thank Shirazman
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Julie P
16 February 2018|
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Response from arnold739 | Reviewed this property |
Yes small cosy bar area.
Lesley S
23 March 2017|
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Response from Nicola K | Reviewed this property |
I have seen other wheelchair users in there so I'm sure it would be fine....The toilets are all on the same level so no steps to them but they are cubicles....don't know if there is a separate toilet as I haven't really... More
4 February 2017|
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Response from susiepatogston | Property representative |
Hi There, We have on all the time - Kronenbourg, Fosters, Sheffield Pilsner and Stowford press. Hand pulls, we predominantly use Churchend Brewery and change them every 2-3 days, generally one paler and one darker, one... More
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road | Stretton, Alfreton DE55 6ET, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Alfreton
  • Phone Number: +44 1246 863274
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