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The Bear Inn & Hotel

Belper Road | Alderwasley, Belper DE56 2RD, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We made a late decision to visit the Peak District over the Bank Holiday and found every hotel we tried either too expensive or full. We eventually found the Bear. It was a little further away from where we wanted to stay but it looked ok. The stay as a whole was mixed. We did enjoy our stay but with... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Met family for Sunday lunch. Very limited choice of starter and desserts to start with. The service was poor, one young waitress walked off mid order! The carvery choice was lovely, meat of good quality however, all the veggies in our group (who only shared the veggie option in common) suffered "consequences" the day following the meal. Worrying. Desserts were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

4 of us went to eat at The Bear on Thursday evening with a little trepidation after reading the reviews....... however we all had really good meals and the service was excellent we will be back. The pub itself is very quaint and the views from the beer garden are stunning.

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Belper, Derbyshire
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96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This used to be one of the best places in the Belper area to go and eat. I had not been for a meal for at least three or four years but because of its esteemed standing as a place to go for great meals and special occasions we booked a table and went for an evening meal. I was... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I was looking forward to my trip to this charming coach Inn but unfortunately it fell short of the perfect Sunday Lunch. The beer was disappointing one pump was off the bass was been served out of the barrel ? and the Jaipur was not at it's best. I booked a table but was shown into the large dining hall... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

My girlfriend and I ate at the Bear on a Friday evening. A cute, authentic and cosy country pub but one which appears to have seen better days! The menu was a strange mix and over priced. We shared starters of deep fried brie (nice) and pâté (warm and not in a good way). We both opted for the Bear's... More 

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Hitchin, England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

My boyfriend and I stayed here one night whilst in the peak district, it happened to be valentines night and on booking they told us that if we wanted to eat in their restaurant we would have to book a table and the only table available was 6 oclock. As we do not know the area and suspected that any... More 

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

The Bear has always been a good choice for us in the past for a pleasant, simple night out. However the recent (Valentines) night out probably means we won't be heading back any time soon. Previously we have always enjoyed a simple 'Pub' night out - good beer, decent pub food and simple, clean, comfortable eclectic rooms to crash out... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

I visited here on recommendation. I have to say its the best Carvery I have ever been to with a wider selection of roasts and more vegetable and condiment selections. Im visiting again for my birthday meal. Also the staff were really friendly.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for New Year's Eve with some friends of ours who had stayed previously. The pub itself is very quaint and the staff were friendly during the evening. However the room and bathroom were absolutely Baltic! I had read previous reviews stating this but didn't realise it would be quite that cold. We found a heater in the... More 

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