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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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    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Poor Breakfast

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... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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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 NEW

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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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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237 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 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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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 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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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 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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31 reviews
10 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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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 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 

2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

The Bear was always a great place to eat, Old English come along and totally ruin it. Food is cheap so we've given it 4 chances and only 1 of those visits was actually average and acceptable. One visit i had lasagne and partner had fish and chips, cut lasagne in half and stone cold in middle, they then said... 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, we take your comments very seriously and have revisited our methods of food delivery to ensure there is no repeat. Kind Regards Team Bear More 

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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The wife and I went out for lunch, staff were friendly and chatty food was good and came out quick! Reasonably priced too! We are planning our return soon.

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Old_English_Inns99, Brand at The Bear, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are glad you enjoyed your visit to us. More 

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

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  • 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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