Had dinner in the restaurant. Very pleased with menu, meals and pleasent staff. However, service falling short: Very slow to take orders, failed to deliver on placed orders, and generally unavailable/ hard to contact. A negative for our enjoyment and impression from staying at the hotel.
The Bear has an impressive princely past and it's a hotel steeped in...
The Bear has an impressive princely past and it's a hotel steeped in the tradition of the area. Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor started their love affair and at the height of their passion, played out much of the drama at The Bear. As you would expect, traditional is the order of the day and exposed beams, fireplaces and antiques create the perfect setting for business or a romantic lunch or dinner.
Anything from warm apple crustade with Anglaise sauce and noisettes of lamb with grilled vegetable gateaux and a rosemary jus, to smoked salmon and fennel soup and baked cod fillet with a tomato compote and broccoli hollandaise.