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The Bear

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British, Gastropub
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Leatherhead Road, Oxshott, Leatherhead KT22 0JE, England
+44 1372 842747
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: WELCOME TO The Bear The Bear offers dining throughout, a warm sociable...
WELCOME TO The Bear The Bear offers dining throughout, a warm sociable bar area, relaxed back garden with summer barbecue and a stunning front terrace, with service, for both dining and drinks when it is fit to sit outside. All our food is freshly prepared on the premises by our dedicated kitchen team. Our menus are seasonal. You can expect to see influences of this in our core dishes and daily specials. On Sundays we offer prime home cooked roast dinners with seasonal accompaniments. Private dining facilities are also available for an intimate occasion with colleagues, friends or family for parties of up to twelve. We look forward to welcoming you soon.
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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 16
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Sunday roast set menu 24th May 2015

Description of set menu starter chicken pate and the roast which I had to pay more for was very average in fact definitely not value for money. The food is presented poorly, the veg was cold. No point informing staff they are on another planet but try very hard. The meat was so thinly cut it did... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
boufon57
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
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English first
Surrey, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

I keep trying this pub because it's so local, but yet again I'm disappointed. I arrived on a Saturday night to one staff member on the bar who had disappeared to find some vodka, so as usual the service was very slow! A friend and I ordered a sharing platter which was very disappointing both in the quality of the... More 

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Sutton Coldfield
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Have met customers here a couples of times for lunch and always enjoyed the experience. They have a varied menu with reasonable prices (for Surrey) which can be enjoyed inside or out on an extensive sun terrace. Good selection of beers, lagers and ales if you are a CAMRA buff in addition to all the brands that you would expect... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This was a special occasion. Our hosts had visited the restaurant in the morning to leave a beautiful cake in the shape of a Mortar Board to celebrate their daughters Graduation. A special room had been booked and the table promised to our party of 8 - which included one wheel chair user - was to be ours for the... More 

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Julian C, General Manager at The Bear, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. I am clearly very sorry that your experience with us fell way short of your expectations. Please do be assured that your dissatisfaction was not of our intention. Julian Clayton General Manager – The Bear, Oxshott. More 

Oxshott
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Really good service and attentive staff. Food was good and reasonably priced. Good family restaurant with great bar and terrace.

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Julian C, Manager at The Bear, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know of your thoughts on your visit to us this past week. We have been taking a good look at how we deliver all to our Guests and it is very nice to hear that this is being acknowledged and recognised. I hope that on a future visit you experience the... More 

London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Description of set menu starter chicken pate and the roast which I had to pay more for was very average in fact definitely not value for money. The food is presented poorly, the veg was cold. No point informing staff they are on another planet but try very hard. The meat was so thinly cut it did not taste of... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Booked a table here so that we could meet up with family whilst we were travelling around the M25. I like this place, and the staff are fine. The only problem this time was that mussels were served and they were cold, but when I mentioned this at the time of paying the bill they were deducted from the invoice.... More 

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Naples, Florida, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 via mobile

My Husband and I decided to take a trip out to the Bear pub as the location is lovely! When we arrived the look of the staff could of struck us down.....if looks could kill. By the bar there is a sign that says, wait to be seated. No one came and then I asked if we could sit by... More 

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Today we visited The Bear in Oxshott. Firstly, we all agreed our food was excellent, beautifully presented and tasted even better.Congratulations to the chef. However the service was not the best we have ever experienced. Even though our section of the restaurent was practically empty our servers were seldom seen. However, the food was so good, we will be back... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

lovely clean pub with great seating outdoors ,if weathers good.We had a lovely lunch.Asked for kids meal as it wasn't on menu.The staff were very helpful.Would go again,would of been perfect if they had an area in garden for kids to play ie climbing frame.

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Oxshott, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

It has been about 3 months since we have been at The Bear. We found a restaurant with way better service in The Star near the Leatherhead Golf Course. Since moving here over 18 months ago we probably attended The Bear 15 - 20 times. The majority of the time the service is indifferent. Most times we went were Sunday... More 

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Additional Information about The Bear

Address: Leatherhead Road, Oxshott, Leatherhead KT22 0JE, England
Phone Number: +44 1372 842747
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Leatherhead
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 19 - 31
Cuisine: British, Gastropub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Leatherhead Road, Oxshott, Leatherhead KT22 0JE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Leatherhead
  • Phone Number: +44 1372 842747

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 19 - 31
  • Cuisine: British, Gastropub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Romantic

Description

WELCOME TO The Bear The Bear offers dining throughout, a warm sociable bar area, relaxed back garden with summer barbecue and a stunning front terrace, with service, for both dining and drinks when it is fit to sit outside. All our food is freshly prepared on the premises by our dedicated kitchen team. Our menus are seasonal. You can expect to see influences of this in our core dishes and daily specials. On Sundays we offer prime home cooked roast dinners with seasonal accompaniments. Private dining facilities are also available for an intimate occasion with colleagues, friends or family for parties of up to twelve. We look forward to welcoming you soon.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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