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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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Outstanding food and good service

Went for my birthday. The meal was excellent and plenty of it. Service was also excellent. Highly recommend to friends.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
Ann W
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Went for my birthday. The meal was excellent and plenty of it. Service was also excellent. Highly recommend to friends.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

My husband and I are always on the search for amazing food, we came across this little pub less than 10 mins from where we live. Gone past many time but only just visited. Pulled up and was a little unsure about going in as the pub looks deceiving from the outside. Glad we did though as this was by... More 

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South Wingfield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Visited this pub restaurant last Sunday evening. It was very clean and cosy and lovely olde worlde charm, the only problem is that with a building of this age it has very low beams, which when you have never visited before don't know till you walk in and crack your head off one. Should have a sign at the entrance... More 

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Alfreton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

This was our first time visiting this restaurant and it definitely won't be the last. So nice to have something so special so close to home. Lovely to go for a special occasion and worth every penny.

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Sheffield (UK)
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We had a nice meal with family, however I thought that the atmosphere was slightly formal from the host and verging on being cold. The words I am looking for are snooty and overpriced food.

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Matlock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

This was my 5th visit to the White Bear and it was again excellent. Staff were attentive, food really good and real ale as well!! Would recommend the venison and rack of lamb.

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chesterfield
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 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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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
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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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Address: Main Road | Stretton, Alfreton DE55 6ET, England
Phone Number: 01246 863274
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Alfreton
Average Prices: USD 41
Cuisine: Gastropub

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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: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Doing business, Romantic, Entertaining clients

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