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22 Old Lynn Road | Walsoken, Wisbech, England
(01945) 585759
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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
Most recent review
consistently good

For the past 6 months since moving to this area the Black Bear has been our 'local' . We have been delighted with the consistent good service and well cooked and presented meals .There is a regular menu which is more than adequate to suit most tastes and also 'chefs specials ' which provide an even... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 25, 2015
Gillian S
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King's Lynn, null, United Kingdom
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King's Lynn, null, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

For the past 6 months since moving to this area the Black Bear has been our 'local' . We have been delighted with the consistent good service and well cooked and presented meals .There is a regular menu which is more than adequate to suit most tastes and also 'chefs specials ' which provide an even better choice .

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Wisbech, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Returned to the Black Bear after previous slating the cuisine on a previous visit. We had a party of 14 this time and pre booked the menu. Everybody enjoyed their fantastic meals, everything was piping hot and the sweets were just delicious, and served on time. The waitress was very efficient, pleasant and was always on hand to assist. Will... More 

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Wisbech, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We went for our works Xmas party and were impressed. The food was really nice and disco great. Bar prices reasonable all in all a fab evening .

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Recently went there for a family re-union meal ( family home from Australia) 10 adults & 4 children Good choice on the menu, something for everyone in our party even the fussy ones! we even changed a couple of things with no bother. The waitress was friendly & helpful & the restaurant was newly decorated. Kids meals were served first.... More 

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Wisbech, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014 via mobile

As a regular visitor very disappointed with an evening meal, chips were burnt, fried egg with gammon was frazzled on the bottom and edges were crispy, apple crumble with ice cream,the topping of the crumble can only be described as oatmeal flakes on top of apples. Complained and was offered a free drink. I understand that they have a new... More 

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Holt Norfolk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

I visited the Black Bear with my family as had driven past it several times so this time thought I would give it a try. Their Sunday Lunch is mainly a carvery but with a good choice of meats and vegetables it is a very good place to eat. The staff were very friendly, going about their work without fuss... More 

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Manama, Bahrain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Food is good, standard pub fare. Always friendly and welcoming and happy to accommodate you at late seating. This is our local and my one request is that they get a decent wine menu...landlord did get some small bottles in for wider selection but no sauvignon blanc!!!!!

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Wisbech, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

The black bear does a very good food there is always a good selection of different specials on as well as the main menu the service is very good They also do a very good Sunday lunch I have eaten in this restaurant several times and would recommend it

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Wisbech, United Kingdom
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

We turned up without a booking and just as service was finishing on the off chance. Despite they had started closing they were very accommodating especially to my Mum who is currently in a wheelchair. The premises are wheel chair friendly by the way. The carvery was excellent, good choice of very fresh veg and all well cooked, and they... More 

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Leyland, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

The dining area is clean and attractively set out. The food is mediocre and I had to send my pie back because the crust was all burnt.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 22 Old Lynn Road | Walsoken, Wisbech, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Wisbech
  • Phone Number: (01945) 585759

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

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