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The Black Bear Inn

Bettws Newydd | Usk, Bettws Newydd NP15 1JN, Wales
+44 (0)1873 880701
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $39
Cuisines: European
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Black Bear Inn is a small cozy village pub in the quiet hamlet of Bettws Newydd on the outskirts of Usk. Serving locally sourced traditional food .
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Black Bear Inn is a small cozy village pub in the quiet hamlet of Bettws Newydd on the outskirts of Usk. Serving locally sourced traditional food .
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English first
Ebbw Vale, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW via mobile

A lovely Pub set in the countryside of Bettws Newydd. An old traditional pub with a warm welcome and very nice food awaits you. I would highly recommend this pub and would advise to book before going, otherwise you may not get a table.

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Oswestry
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

Really charming little pub - wish we could have stayed longer. Excellent food, lovely atmosphere, service could have been a little more attentive. Well worth a visit!! Note they only accept cash or cheque.

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Wales
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Called in for lunch one day,it was recommended to us by friends,a bit out of the way up a country lane but not to bad We were welcomed with a lovely smile when we went in,showed to a table of our choice,we ordered drinks and browsed the menu.Our order was taken,the starter arrived and was delicious,followed shortly after with our... More

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Welland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

The food is gorgeous and the owners so friendly, will definitely visit if in the area again! You can also take your dog! Yeah

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

A lovely pub/restaurant with an extensive menu. Food delicious and a good local atmosphere. Recommended but don't just turn up on the off chance. They are not open every day.When we booked, they were not open on Mondays or Tuesdays.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Lunch of fillet steak pie...ish. Floating pastry lid, but it did have a bottom. The flavour was delicious & the accompanying chips were amazing! It would have been nice to have had just one vegetable. The blip was they didn't take credit/debit cards. I'm not sure if it was just this particular day as the lights were going on &... More

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014 via mobile

Had dinner here with my wife. Menu provides good choices although I didn't spot any lamb or pork. Plenty of fish dishes however. Mushroom soup was good and not too creamy. Thai fish cakes were thin but tasty and spicy. The cod was well presented and very good. The duck had probably been cooked too quickly as it was a... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Had a lovely treat for Mothers day, I was taken the to Black Bear Inn near Usk. Lovely old traditional inn, and the food was fabulous. Home cooked roast dinner and the sweet was to die for!! Best cheesecake I have tasted. I would highly recommend.

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Newport gwent
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

I called into the black bear with family and friends I was welcomed by very friendly staff who's service was excellent. The food was of a standard that would of been cooked in a 5 star restaurant, what made it for me was the attention to detail for instance, I was asked if I would prefer a corner table as... More

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Wales
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Just back from a charming Mother's Day lunch. We were warmly greeted and shown to our table where I enjoyed smoked salmon with prawns as a starter, followed by roast beef and all the trimmings - a good sized portion and beautifully cooked. I finished with a creme brulee. My partner started with chicken liver pate, followed that with the... More

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