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41 Charnham Street, Hungerford RG17 0EL, England
+44 1488 682512
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Description: The Bear was refurbished in November 2013 and has a fantatsic Restaurant...
The Bear was refurbished in November 2013 and has a fantatsic Restaurant and large Bar area. Food is served everyday 11am until 10pm.
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    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 22
    Poor
  • 35
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Diabolical

The food was diabolical,didn't complain at the time because we were being treated ( I use the term very loosely ) 2 of us had open fish pie,spot the fish in it! My husband had lasagne and garlic bread, looked like a pile of slop :( my stepdad had sausages.Supposed to be a Birthday treat..Should... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
Anita D
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Camberley, United Kingdom
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Camberley, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

The food was diabolical,didn't complain at the time because we were being treated ( I use the term very loosely ) 2 of us had open fish pie,spot the fish in it! My husband had lasagne and garlic bread, looked like a pile of slop :( my stepdad had sausages.Supposed to be a Birthday treat..Should have realised it wouldn't be... More 

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Old_English_Inns99, Brand at The Bear, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Bear. Kind Regards Team Bear More 

Berkshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We visit here quite often it used to be excellent but the last few visits have not been good at all. The food is fine but the service leaves much to be desired. Their Value menu offers a great choice of food at a really good price but they don't offer that menu in the restaurant - strange? They have... More 

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Old_English_Inns99, Brand at The Bear, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor, we are sorry that your recent visit failed to meet your expectations , we have not done the over 60's Golden Years Menu for 18 months as the Value menu (£4.99 for a main course) provides better value for money. We have not offered the value menu in... More 

Reading, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Visit here quite regularly and are usually very pleased with the overall experience, but a couple of times they have been busy and the wait for food has been a long one. It is always good when it arrives but it looks like they may have a kitchen staff issue as they should surely be prepared to be busy. The... More 

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Old_English_Inns99, Brand at The Bear, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, at busy times we do try to manage customer expectations by advising that there may be a delay in food service, however we do endeavour to get the food out as quickly as possible. Kind Regards Team Bear More 

Copenhagen, Denmark
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66 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I had two dinners and two breakfasts here. I wish I had taken the effort to move next door for the second dinner. The first one was a burger. I was told (at 8.30) that the wait would be an hour. It was 30 min, so maybe they just didn't want the busuness? The burger and fries were slightly overdone... More 

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Old_English_Inns99, Brand at The Bear, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are sorry you did not find our food to your liking, we do offer the choice of 10 different cooked meals at breakfast and an extensive continental style breakfast buffet is also included (fruit , cereals , pastries, yoghurt, juices etc) Kind Regards Team Bear More 

UK
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250 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Dropped in for breakfast the other day (Didn't stay although looks nice) - had a couple of breakfasts which were sub par. When offered mushrooms with the full English I was not expecting the bare minimum to cover the trade descriptions act- i.e two (2) mushrooms of the button variety not Portabello and undercooked at that. A couple of hash... More 

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Old_English_Inns99, Brand at The Bear, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review The Bear, without such valuable feedback we are unable to improve our offer. Kind Regards Team Bear More 

Bisley, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The Bear is a large hotel/restaurant in the centre of Hungerford. It has a bar area where you can eat as well as a restaurant. Food is very reasonably priced and is extensive. Great for all the family and open for food all day. Definitely worth a visit.

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Old_English_Inns99, Brand at The Bear, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review of us here, we hope you enjoy our new childrens menu that has just been launched too!!!! Kind Regards Team Bear More 

Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The food was fantastic in this great little pub. The staff were some of the best I have met and the food that came out of the kitchen was fantastic. I will definitely go back if I'm in the area

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Old_English_Inns99, Brand at The Bear, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, the team are really pleased that you liked them and that you enjoyed the food. Kind Regards Team Bear More 

Hamstead Marshall
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The Bear is very popular as, I think, the food is a reasonable price and to be fair not at all bad although I have been disappointed a couple of times. The last time I went was with my son and feeling peckish we ordered Garlic Bread and a plate of chips. The former was singed round the edges and... More 

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Old_English_Inns99, Brand at The Bear, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us, without feedback we are unable to improve our offer. Kind Regards Team Bear More 

Chatham, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Visited on a Saturday lunchtime for a drink and was surprised how quiet it was. We sat in the garden overlooking the river/stream and for such a lovely setting thought more people would be there but this meant we had a lovely relaxing time. We called in again the following day for their Sunday Roast. It was more busier but... More 

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Old_English_Inns99, Brand at The Bear, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us, we are glad your enjoyed your visit. Kind Regards Team Bear More 

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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Great lunch, two meals for £11.99. Friendly service and very good lasagne and fish and chips. Nice surroundings inside or in the court yard.

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Old_English_Inns99, Brand at The Bear, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. Kind Regards Team Bear More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 41 Charnham Street, Hungerford RG17 0EL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Hungerford
  • Phone Number: +44 1488 682512

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

Description

The Bear was refurbished in November 2013 and has a fantatsic Restaurant and large Bar area. Food is served everyday 11am until 10pm.

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