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The White Bear

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Main Road | Stretton, Alfreton DE55 6ET, England
01246 863274
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 73
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
EXCELLENT AS USUAL

My family have been to this restaurant many times and although we try other places to eat this is one of our favourites.We have never had a bad meal here. This time it was Mums birthday so there were 7 of us. Lovely table, extensive menu on the board . We were told of a few specials which really... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
shezChesterfield
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chesterfield
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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chesterfield
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68 reviews 68 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

My family have been to this restaurant many times and although we try other places to eat this is one of our favourites.We have never had a bad meal here. This time it was Mums birthday so there were 7 of us. Lovely table, extensive menu on the board . We were told of a few specials which really put... More 

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Hope Valley, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

the reviews ive seen for this pub look great so we booked a table.we were made welcome by the excellent staff told we could pick are table so we went down stairs looking out on to stunning countryside.the food was fantastic it tasted wonderful and you got good sized portions as well. we had a three course meal duck spring... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Been here for the first time. The welcome was wonderful, very shabby chic, food was excellent, good size portions. The whole experience was exceptional for a little place which to my mind was good value for money.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

After a short drive from my home we came across this little Gastro pub. From the road it didn't look like anything special but we thought we'd give it a chance. And boy are we glad we did. We were lucky enough to get a table as they were fully booked. We enjoyed 3 courses. Starters Special- scallops and pancetta... More 

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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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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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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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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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 41
  • Cuisine: Gastropub

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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