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The Bear Inn

Heol-Y-Sarn, Llantrisant CF72 8DA, Wales
(01443) 222271
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Ranked #4 of 14 Restaurants in Llantrisant
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Sep 12, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Newport, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW via mobile

Pub food is such a hit and miss these days but our first visit here was a pleasant surprise. Good home cooked food, decent portions & friendly staff. Would definitively visit again if in the area. If I had to find one thing to criticise, it was a little chilly in the restaurant but I wouldn't let this put me... More

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Hampshire
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Our first visit. It won't be our last, and is now firmly on our list of places to eat. We found a Welcoming and friendly staff. A good range of beers, including local real ale. A good range of reasonably priced pub food which was beautifully cooked. Good value money. The dining room was spotless and tastefully decorated. The pub... More

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Westbury, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I was visiting a old school friend and she took me to the bear inn for a meal as it her and husband regular pub the food was good staff very friendly and value for money

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Pontyclun, United Kingdom
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I couldn't agree more with Lydia d, Me, My family and many friends have been using the bear for a few years now and have never ever been disappointed, I too can not understand the recent bad reviews that have been posted, i can only put it down to these people having nothing better to do than find fault, (maybe... More

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Cowbridge, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I've been to the bear quite a few times for different occasions and I do NOT understand why these petty people are slating it! (Must get a kick out of it) Its a warm and welcoming pub with friendly atmosphere, I love the garden and decor. I first went on a Sunday, I was picking up birthday presents in the... More

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Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Dirty and in need of a full revamp. The carvery had a large pot of roast potatoes which were all sticking together and the stuffing was the same, it was a very stodgy meal indeed, presentation at the carvery was awful. I then chose home made apple crumble, the crumble was not crumbly it was sticky and soft, no custard... More

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colin e, Owner at The Bear Inn, responded to this review

Dear Madam, I am very sorry that you did not enjoy your recent meal with us. It is our aim to ensure every customer leaves satisfied with their experience and it is a great shame that your visit was an unhappy one. Had we been aware of your feelings at the time we would have done everything in our power... More

Swansea, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Very homely, very friendly staff and cheerful atmosphere. Very good selection on the menu and catered well for vegetarians. Great, real chips optional. Everyone very satisfied with the quality and quantity of the meals. All good home cooked meals. Very generous portions of vegetables cooked perfectly. Great service and very accommodating. Would definitely eat there again.

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Barry, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We went here for a birthday lunch we had been before but the place changed hands we the heard that the original people were back and we went to see if it was as good as we remembered and were so pleased to see the same high standard of food it is true down to earth food no frills but... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Best Sunday lunch I've ever had, food is also amazing during the week. Brilliant value for money, friendly atmosphere, polite staff, very clean. All in all a wonderful place to eat.

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Pontypridd, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Saturday lunch with a friend.... we were both pleasantly surprised at the quality and quantity of the food. Especially the chips... fantastic, just like Mam makes, and the jacket potato was huge and cooked properly in the oven not a microwave. The veg was fresh and crunchy. Nice to see that frozen chips and veg are not used here like... More

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