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the black bear 1662

Bar, British, Pub
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Whitchurch, England
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Whitchurch, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

Great food, great beer,great feel,great atmosphere , great service. Just a top place to eat and drink and be with friends and family. Ticks all the boxes for me for a relaxed evening,giving again on Friday for a family meal

1 Thank Simon B
Market Drayton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

Lovely food excellent service and a massive range of local beers , not your typical pub food , food was outstanding, and the place was very busy.

1 Thank Robert S
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2015

This is a dog friendly pub/restaurant. We were made to feel welcome and were offered a bowl of water for the dog before we ordered. We are a diverse bunch of eaters with two fish eaters, a meat eater (as in meat and veg) and a dairy intolerant vegetarian. The staff were not at all phased and pointed out items... More 

1 Thank Kate C
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2014

Have been there a few times and every time it has been very good all round: tasty food well served at a reasonable price, excellent service, friendly atmosphere. Very suitable for vegetarians. Portions are generous all round.

1 Thank Dorothy P
Market Drayton, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2014

Great choice of beers very well kept. Very good food with good portion sizes served by friendly efficient staff in a proper english pub. What could be better.

1 Thank Ray S
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2014 via mobile

A lot of eateries could learn from this please , not only is the food fab , but the service is also excellent and staff are very helpful and friendly.

1 Thank John A
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2013

Love this pub, the staff were very pleasant and helpful, booked in on the Friday for an evening meal for eight people, didn't wait long after ordering and the food was very hot when it came, The guys had Steak Pie and said it was the best they had ever had , we had Slow cooked beef in Guiness so... More 

1 Thank chez168
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2012

Meal was average ! starter menu was good and the 2 starters we ordered were very tasty, we had mushrooms and potted ham hock both were presented nicely, main course menu was also good with a fair selection, we went for steak and fish bake both came with hand cooked chips and salad but my fish dish had bone in... More 

1 Thank mark p
Oldham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2012

Lovely homecooked rustic food enjoyed by all the family age 3 to 40.

1 Thank Geostay
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2011

Went for lunch and was delighted with the stanadard of the home cooked food relly homecooked and not out of the freezer.Lots of very good real ales and delicious cider on draught. Will definitely go back.

2 Thank dippyCheshire

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Whitchurch, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Whitchurch

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?