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The Bear Inn

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Heol-Y-Sarn, Llantrisant CF72 8DA, Wales
+44 1443 222271
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Dining options: Free Wifi, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Description: We are a Pub /Restaurant serving home cooked reasonably priced meals...
We are a Pub /Restaurant serving home cooked reasonably priced meals Thurs Fri and Sat pm 6pm -9pm and Sat and Sun lunch 12 -3pm. The pub is open 7 nights a week for drinks and all day weekends.The pub is available for private hire for all functions mon -Fri during the day We have a large beer garden which is suitable for families and is dog friendly. The pub dates back to 1780 and still retains a lot of its original character with an open fire in the bar area It is a warm friendly pub welcoming to everyone.
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  • 34
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  • 16
    Very good
  • 1
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  • 3
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
The best around our area

First of all this is a small traditional village pub restaurant, we have been for evening meals and Sunday lunch meals ,.the Sunday lunch is probably the best Sunday lunch your ever going to have I hate to say it but better than my mums , ( please don't tell her ) It's a carvery with every meat... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
Scarlets217
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

First of all this is a small traditional village pub restaurant, we have been for evening meals and Sunday lunch meals ,.the Sunday lunch is probably the best Sunday lunch your ever going to have I hate to say it but better than my mums , ( please don't tell her ) It's a carvery with every meat you can... More 

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Herefordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Great food at an amazing price in a proper pub. The staff were friendly and chatty and a good selection of wine and beer as available.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

been to the bear a few times and especially a sunday it never fails to hit the spot perfect was there sunday 22nd march back in a few weeks

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Torquay, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

having friends in Wales I visit quite often and always look forward to my Sunday Roast, and today was no exception, another outstanding meal and great ambience, can't wait for my next visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Service was great even on a match day The fillet steak was lovely and cooked to perfection Definitely worth a visit Good price to👍

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cardiff
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Had a lovely meal here today served by a really friendly young lady very pleasant and welcoming. Food was lovely good quality and vefy good value for money. I would definitely recommend that you visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Have to admit that we did pop in & didn't like the look of the meats on display, no veg to be seen either, so walked away. I was then taken here by a friend who was paying, so went along. How wrong could I have been!!! It is by far, the best beef roast I have ever had, &... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We called last minute for a table of 6 for the carvery and were squeezed in. Choice of 4 meats!!! Lovely roast potatoes, parsnips, gravy, stuffing. Fresh veg brought to the table - nice touch. Overall a very friendly atmosphere. The pub was busy and an open fire ensured it was all very warm on a rainy, windy day. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Fantastic atmosphere and first rate food. Highly recommend this place. If you're looking for a great meal at more than reasonable prices.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Have visited The Bear on several occasions and we have never been disappointed. Choice of locally sourced Beef, Pork, and Gammon plusTurkey all of which are cooked to perfection. Cavery style with your meat carved plus roast potatoes and roast parsnips and then the best ever pork cracking and stuffing, mmmm mouth watering just thinking about them... Fresh vegetables and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Heol-Y-Sarn, Llantrisant CF72 8DA, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Rhondda Cynon Taf  >  Llantrisant
  • Phone Number: +44 1443 222271

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 11 - 26
  • Cuisine: British

Description

We are a Pub /Restaurant serving home cooked reasonably priced meals Thurs Fri and Sat pm 6pm -9pm and Sat and Sun lunch 12 -3pm. The pub is open 7 nights a week for drinks and all day weekends.The pub is available for private hire for all functions mon -Fri during the day We have a large beer garden which is suitable for families and is dog friendly. The pub dates back to 1780 and still retains a lot of its original character with an open fire in the bar area It is a warm friendly pub welcoming to everyone.

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