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The White Bear

The High Street, Shipston on Stour CV36 4AJ, England
The White Bear
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thanks for a great night! Me and my girlfriend stayed at The White Bear Shipston-On-Stour for a night and we couldn't have asked for anything better, especially since it was still being renovated. The food was very nice and presented to a high standard. The exceptional service and the roaring fire made our stay comforting and homely. The room was... More 

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Wallingford, United Kingdom
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Stayed one night here as an emergency pit stop on the way back home from North Wales, due to my other half having a biking accident while in Wales, breaking his leg and requiring surgery! The long journey proved too much and the pain got the better, so we stopped at the M40 services and tried to find somewhere to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Our favourite local has been taken over by Wendy, Jan and Ollie...and its fabulous again!. Warm and cosy, friendly staff and it looks loved again. We had a fabulous dinner a few weeks back and a lunch ...all was well cooked and very good value. The wine is good and served in nice glasses..which means a lot to me. Well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

This was the first weekend for serving food, after the new management took over. Outstanding! I am very particular and usually go to high end restaurants. Last minute decision took us into the White Bear for a Sunday roast. I have been to this pub many times and the new management have this place clean and refined, uncluttered but still... More 

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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Visited on New Year's eve for few drinks with friends (been before too), then stayed overnight on 17th January for launch night after new management team had taken over. Couldn't believe improvements that had been made in just 4 days of taking over. Would describe The White Bear as a traditional English coaching inn, with rooms. Located in heart of... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

Good 1st impression, nice atmosphere and friendly staff, food was good and not badly priced and freshly cooked, dog friendly, will definitely return and may stay the night next time. Small car park. The only real concern was they had ran out of a few things on the menu by 1pm, but an alternative was quickly found.

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Austell, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

White Bear is located in a wonderful little town which is not overwhelmed with tourists. It is very close to Stratford Upon Avon and not difficult to find. Do stay there. You will love this city in England. Josh prepared a great breakfast each morning at White Bear. Our room was at the very top up a steep set of... More 

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bedfordshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We frequented here recently on our stay in Shipston. Thanks to Rob who worked behind the bar upon whos recommendation we really enjoyed some local ales (Gold), and a sharing platter, which was great value for money and tasted great with a good selection of food. We thought it was a nice local pub good amenties and we will be... More 

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Me and my wife met up with my brother as it was halfway between where we currently live, each driving about 140 milles. We were met on arrival by the licencee and made most welcome, the rooms had been very recently completely refurbished, with new beds and ensuite. Our room was in the old brewery and the floor sloped some... More 

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Chesham, United Kingdom
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27 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We spent our first night of a .3 day walking trip here. The White Bear is situated bang in the center of town so handy for all facilities & transport connections. It's an old building with an attractive facade but been modernized to some extent inside. Our room was above the public bar with a big bay window overlooking the... More 

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