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The White Bear

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Main Road | Stretton, Alfreton DE55 6ET, England
01246 863274
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Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 70
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent start to finish

We are always on the lookout for a decent restaurant we only live 5 miles away so we thought we would give it a try so pleased we did they ticked all the boxes service was excellent food well presented and perfectly cooked staff could not do enough for us the interior is oldyworldy with flaged... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
berrolo1
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nottingham
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Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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English first
nottingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 via mobile

We are always on the lookout for a decent restaurant we only live 5 miles away so we thought we would give it a try so pleased we did they ticked all the boxes service was excellent food well presented and perfectly cooked staff could not do enough for us the interior is oldyworldy with flaged floors and oak beens... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Went for a meal with friends. Wide range of choice, all sounded great. Friendly staff, good service, extremely tasty and we'll presented food. A very enjoyable evening.

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Alfreton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Had to book somewhere close to home and living in Alfreton you are limited to fast food types and curry houses. I wanted something different and The White Bear delivered. You need to give has much notice as possible being its small. But this gives The White Bear the edge not needing to cram every last customer in the restaurant.... More 

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Glasgow
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

The White Bear continues to deliver in terms of very good quality food in a pleasant atmosphere. The wide menu provides plenty of choice and we have never had a bad meal yet. Highly recommended.

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DERBYSHIRE UK
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

My wife and i had a very enjoyable evening <saturday 28th feb 2015> at the White Bear. it was our first visit despite only living 8 miles away.we were made to feel very welcome by everyone.we had a drink at the bar before going through to the restaurant , we could pick our own table as long as it was... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Lovely menu, outstanding food and good ambience made for a very enjoyable evening at this rather understated restaurant. Highly recommendable.

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stevenage
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7 reviews 7 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Visit this restaurant with family and friends very good food and service, plenty of choice well worth a visit.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We have been many time and front of house is shocking and she (sue) never gets any better we felt rushed. Food ok and we felt like we did not come up to her preferred standard customer. Will never return

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Alfreton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Outstanding food, ambience and views. Table for 4 with 3 courses each a bottle of wine and soft drinks came to £140 and it was so good you must try

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Derby, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

I visited this place for the first time tonight with my partner and another couple, and what a pleasant surprise we had! The pub itself is a lovely, old, proper pub, very comfortable and with nice log burners. Our table ordered French onion soup, chicken liver parfait and calamari starters, followed by cod in lobster sauce, beef cheeks, chicken stuffed... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Main Road | Stretton, Alfreton DE55 6ET, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Alfreton
  • Phone Number: 01246 863274

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 41
  • Cuisine: Gastropub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?