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The Bear Hotel

High Street, Brecon Beacons National Park, Crickhowell NP8 1BW, Wales
01873810408
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Ranked #1 of 24 Restaurants in Crickhowell
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Bistro
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert

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English first
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Arrived about 19.30 for evening meal, although it was a Monday it was very busy, but served quickly by friendly professional staff. Nice choice of mainly good pub grub, slightly more expensive than average but worth it, good cheese and biscuits!

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

The Bear is a huge, warm welcoming pub / restaurant. It has an extensive menu and serves meals in the bars as well as the 'posher' restaurants - although the menu is the same. No complaints about the food or the service, just a bit lacking in imagination.

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Lovely setting upstairs in the restaurant (though lots of steps to get a buggy up... staff helped though). Great food, friendly and helpful staff.

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Abergavenny
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

This pub is fairly local to us,so we visit quite often,always at lunchtime.They are usually busy,with plenty of people coming and going,but it is always possible to find a table.The menu is interesting,with a specials board;this menu is also printed out,so is easy to study.We had flat rib of beef,with dressed leaves and skinny chips;and cauliflower cake with cheese,and tomato... More

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Bath, England, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We took a visitor here for a meal and were very pleased with the food, service and surroundings- Good choice of dishes and wines, and all 4 of us were happy with the quality of the starters, mains and puds... We'll be back :)

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

I've been to The Bear Hotel a few times and always been fairly pleased. We went today (five of us- four adults and one child) and were quite disappointed. The service wasn't bad but left a lot to be desired. The girl who laid up our table while we were sitting at it didn't speak a word and didn't make... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We arrived on Friday evening to a packed bar and restaurant - luckily I had pre-booked a table. Service was quick and with a smoke. Ordered both main meal and dessert which failed to disappoint. The sticky toffee pudding is to die for! Prices are not cheap but worth it.

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

The bear has a great atmosphere and great service. The food was good but expensive, burger and chips at £14 in the bar is pricey.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Tried beef ribs with sweet potato fries and also the mushroom risotto. Both were cooked to perfection! Service was good and it took less than 20 minutes for the dishes to arrive at our table. I was there at half six before the restaurant started to become crowded. I would definitely pay a second visit in the future :)

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Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

This restuarant is an amazing find, it is a lot bigger than it looks and there are untold amount of rooms which makes it feel intimate and homely with a good atmosphere. The service in the bear is very good with all staff being friendly and making you feel at home. Not to mention the food which was stunning not... More

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Additional Information about The Bear Hotel

Address: High Street, Brecon Beacons National Park, Crickhowell NP8 1BW, Wales
Phone Number: 01873810408
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Powys  >  Brecon Beacons National Park  >  Crickhowell
Cuisine: Bistro

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