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The Black Bear Inn

Bettws Newydd | Usk, Bettws Newydd NP15 1JN, Wales
+44 1873 880701
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: European, Welsh
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Good for: Local cuisine
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 . Our new Chef Wesley Harris and partner Rayanne are caring for The Black Bear, and warmly welcome you to come and enjoy their wonderful food and cozy bar

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English first
Usk, United Kingdom
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84 reviews 84 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 via mobile

we heard there were new owners so we gave Sunday lunch a go and we're delighted wi the results. It's a bit chilly when your first in this time of year but we were seated by the open fire so it was cosy. Such a small place is affected by the drafts coming in and out so an open fire... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Recommended by a friend and the researched on here! What a great location, quaint village pub quite away from anywhere. As usual it was raining in Wales, however walking into the pub with the huge open fire burning away was one of the warmest welcomes! Lovely friendly staff, lovely pub. Now the food. For one not a massive selection, my... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We had a lovely drink sat outside in the beer garden. The staff were very friendly and helpful. We would highly recommend a visit.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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102 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

This pub is just a few hundred yards from the Usk Valley B&B where we were staying. Very helpful staff who were well-informed about gluten-free options on their menu. The food itself was very well presented and enjoyable - good king prawn starter and honeyed duck main, and a nice crème brulee to finish. Good choice of beer, cider and... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Good, well kept local Wye valley beer. Food very average. I had steak. My wife had plaice. Neither were very fresh.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

All good is really tasty! God size portions as well- none of this less is more ("it's an art form") malarky! Only about 10 ten tables so never overly busy or super quiet. Fab place for an evening bar snack or a Sunday roast!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Great little pub to dine in while staying at the Usk Valley b&b, congratulated us in our engagement and served us one if the best meals we have ever head! Accepting of dogs, lovely friendly staff and great food. What could be better!?

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Ebbw Vale, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 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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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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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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Address: Bettws Newydd | Usk, Bettws Newydd NP15 1JN, Wales
Phone Number: +44 1873 880701
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Monmouthshire  >  Bettws Newydd
Cuisine: European, Welsh

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