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The White Bear Inn

Main Street, Stillington, York, England
01347-810338
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Ranked #100 of 673 restaurants in York
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Jul 11, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We have had meals in this pub on three occasions over the past four years when visiting the area On our first visit we came across the White bear by accident on our way back to our holiday flat in York. I can say that our meals were delicious and no faults at all. On our last night of that... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

A recommendation is the best way to find anywhere. There I was on a bus to York discussing with my wife on a location to eat near Easingwold, out of the blue a lady passenger inform us about the White Bear....."such a lovely meal in a equally lovely place". We visited this normal looking pub to be met with an... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Had two meals here last week could not find fault with any part of our meals or service. Nothing too much trouble. On the first night we were a 4 walk in and they were very busy but they found us a table in the bar and the second time we booked for 5 in the restaurant both great nights

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Manchester
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014 via mobile

Steak and ale pie was great Roast beef and Yorkshire pud was nice. We were allowed to take our dog into the bar side while we ate and the staff were very friendly.

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Penrith, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

In an area of quintessentially charming Yorkshire villages, Stillington is by no means among the most attractive and picturesque. It appears to be mainly one street of with a few offshoots. The White Bear stands roughly in the centre of the village. I wasn't sure whether or not the pub had a car park and decided to park at the... More

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Stockton-on-Tees, UK
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44 reviews 44 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 via mobile

We were doing some walking in the area & called in at the White Bear for lunch. We ate in the bar & had a beef baguette & a giant Yorkshire pudding with beef. Both dishes were lovely with a generous helping of good-quality meat. There was also a good choice of cask ales. The atmosphere in the pub was... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Food is all prepared freshly and is piping hot. Friendly staff and a homey atmosphere. Well worth a visit.

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

The food is very hearty Yorkshire food. The staff were very friendly and attentive, all of which you expect. We had chefs homemade soup of the day (carrot and coriander), pheasant casserole with herb dumpling all for £10.95!!! A great gem for those visiting outside of York. Non-pretentious. The service was great and we would definitely come back.

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Leicester
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53 reviews 53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Called here again whilst on holiday again, we were not disappointed, the lovely young girl who took our order was really helpful and knowledgeable,I had the roast beef and my husband again had the steak pie, once again everything was piping hot, served with a smile and mouthwateringly tasty, we will be back next time we are in the area,... More

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Huddersfield
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Having eaten many times at the White Bear and always been well satisfied we must say that we were very disappointed on our latest visit. Maybe it was because I found a foreign object in my food i.e. a piece of plastic. We were also disappointed with the quality of the food with some of the veg only warm and... More

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