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The Bear Hotel

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63 High Street, Cowbridge CF71 7AF, Wales
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

5 of us attended a wedding at this hotel late June staying for 2 nights. Arrived early before the 3 rooms ready so receptionist held our luggage & had it placed in rooms when ready allowing us to go and enjoy our afternoon. All three rooms were very clean & comfortable with good wifi. We only had a snack in... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Thoroughly recommend sunday lunch at the Bear Hotel, Cowbridge. Friendly staff. Not too long to wait for food. We had roast beef, roast potatoes, home made yorkshire pudding fresh hot vegetables including mashed carrots, cauliflower cheese and shredded cabbage. Nibbles of olives, feta cheese and sundried tomatoes to start.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good Sunday lunch with good service If being picky no boiled potatoes only roasts but food was good also did run out of some deserts when it was time to order staff were friendly and helpful parking is good and a very pleasant outside area for coffee after lunch if weather permits

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South Wales
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a traditional old coaching inn with rooms but I am a local person I only ate there for lunch with a friend recently who recommended the place. I cant comment on the hotel facilities. Cowbridge is difficult for parking and this place operates a token scheme. You park in their ample rear carpark and obtain a token to... More 

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Caerphilly County, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Consistency is what makes a venue good and the Bear delivers every time. Delicious lunch in the bar and Sunday lunch is great. Quality food here. The staff are always very pleasant. If you want to be sure to have a nice meal, this place won't let you down

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great day. We booked a table for 12 - 6 adults and 4 children, when we arrived out table was ready despite them having a wedding on that day. They sat us in back area of the bar which worked really well for us with the children. Loads of room and almost felt like we had a private... More 

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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105 reviews 105 reviews
23 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is very friendly, well run hotel where staff make a real effort to welcome both strangers and locals. I was there as a part of a Golf Society party of 18. Talking with the others, I suggest that all felt satisfied with their rooms, service and ambiance. This is a traditional "one off " hotel, characterful in presentation, with... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've stayed at the Bear a couple of times whilst visiting Wales to watch Scotland play rugby and I would recommend it. The staff are helpful and friendly, and the hotel itself is lovely. The times that we stayed there we had breakfast which was excellent. Cowbridge is a quaint little town, and we found it ideally situated for visiting... More 

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Wales, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

On arrival the reception staff were very helpful and friendly. The atmosphere was oldie worldie which was nice as we entered our room (15) it blew us away it was modern, fresh and stylish. The bar staff were polite and welcoming. After exploring the high street and pub we found all staff the be delightful but the locals were snobby,... More 

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

My partner and I came to the Bear, on the recomdentation of family as a lovely place to eat, and I will say we were not disappointed, we were greeted warmly and sat in the cellars resturant without a booking, as the bar areas were full. Staff were very friendly and would like to say thank you to Natalie our... More 

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