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The Bear Inn

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12 Market Place, Wincanton BA9 9LP, England
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The Bear Inn
Ranked #4 of 8 Wincanton B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 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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Wincanton, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 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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somerset
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3 reviews 3 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

that IS NOT the Bear inn wincanton in photo!!! this is not good for there business as people could be expecting something completely different,and if you were looking for this building, you are certainly going to be disappointed!!!

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london
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

I have just spent Hogswatch in Wincanton, eating the splendid fare at the Bear Inn. This is a wonderful old traditional pub with a log fire, a genuine welcome, an excellent selection in ales, wines and ciders and amazing food. This was a very busy weekend with over 200 people visiting to celebrate Hogswatch (Terry Pratchett's Discworld New Year). The... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

We were at a car rally in the town and visited this pub for a drink. We had a very very warm welcome.from the landlady and the locals, who were interested in the old cars. Beer was excellent - even better than expected. It felt very cosy and friendly.

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Eastcote, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Came for a family wedding in Wincanton and stayed 2 nights - amazing service. Couldn't do enough for us especially as the wedding was on a Sunday and could have been quite difficult to get a taxi back in the evening but couldn't fault the willingness to help with all. Breakfast was excellent and the food in the Restaurant was... More

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NOTTINGHAM
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Travelling to attend a Midsummer ball in Wincanton at the Bear Inn, we stopped over. Pre-visit communication was excellent via phone, discussing prices, room choices and food options. Arriving later than hoped Friday night, my son and I were greeted by the friendly staff and shown to our room along the quaint corridor of this Grade II listed historic coaching... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Stayed one night on our way to a nearby event. The outside of the premises looks run down and shabby but once inside it was perfectly adequate for our needs. The staff were very helpful and locked our expensive bikes away for the night and got them out when the premises was closed to the public. We had a twin... More

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Hertford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

I stayed at the Bear for two nights, double en suite for single occupancy. It's an old character building with loads of beams and loads of parking, right in the centre of Wincanton. Staff are great and can't do enough to make you feel welcome. The rooms have recently been done up and look great. Comfy bed and a great... More

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

My Group consisted of around 40 persons,for a christmas Dinner,the tables laid in perfect christmas array,plates were HOT,food was excellent and plenty of it if you wanted more,Loved it all. The public bar side was warm and friendly with a gorgeous warm fire,which a certain someone Married to me,decided to be cinderella.

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Additional Information about The Bear Inn

Address: 12 Market Place, Wincanton BA9 9LP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Wincanton
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 8 B&Bs / Inns in Wincanton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
The Bear Hotel Wincanton
The Bear Inn Wincanton, Somerset

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