We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 42 Leatherhead Restaurants

The Bear

Leatherhead Road, Oxshott, Leatherhead EC1M 4DE, England
01372 842747
Improve this listing
Reserve a Table Online
Find a table
Ranked #29 of 42 Restaurants in Leatherhead
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Pub
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: With cosy log fires and a relaxed ambience, The Bear Oxshott presents superb British dishes alongside cask conditioned ales or wines. Al fresco dining or barbeques on the pretty decked terrace are perfect in the summertime. Seasonal specials and afternoon tea can be experienced in traditional pub surroundings at The Bear in Oxshott, Surrey.
Write a Review

63 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
Rating summary
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Victoria, Canada
15 reviews 15 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We visited this restaurant most nights while in Cobham, the menu was large selection was great and had something different each night. The food was hot, portions were large and prices were reasonable. Service was great both indoors and out on the back patio.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I went for Sunday lunch with my husband and my daughter on my birthday. The service was slow from the beginning. After allocating us at the table nobody came to take our order for a long time. Waiting time for our food was also long and I didn't like what I got. First of all the meal for my daughter... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Esher, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Food venues for me need to make an impression! On my first ever visit, at a friend's suggestion, I would never go back! Had the mackerel salad - tiny squares of beetroot, a few orange segments, completely uninspiring green salad - at a cost of £14.00! The pan-fried mackerel was not well cooked and full of bones! Don't bother -... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I was really looking forward to visiting the Bear, it gives off the image of a pleasant, comfortable gastro pub. The bar staff were fine, however, we were sat right next to the door which had a cold draft coming in while the rest of the restaurant was empty. My main course which was gnocchi can only be described as... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

I used to really look forward to visiting The Bear whilst studying at University and was excited to take my parents here for a meal. The service behind the bar was unfriendly and unhelpful. the food was nowhere near as good as it used to be. We weren't offered desserts, and being in hospitality myself, thought that was careless considering... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Thank you The Bear for making our family celebration so fabulous! Attentive staff and delicious food as always - so glad you squeezed us all in even though you were busy. Our thanks again, we will certainly be back.

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Having not visited The Bear for a few month I was pleasantly surprised to see new bar furniture, making the bar a far more welcoming place, I was just hoping that it didn't mean a change to what they do well, thankfully it wasn't! A nice menu was being served with the traditional dishes on offer but some very quirky... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

The bar staff, Anna, was miserable and rude to everyone she encountered to the point of slamming things on the bar, splashing water on customers. She should have been fired in the spot. I won't go there again.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Epsom, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014 via mobile

Had been here before and knew it was quite expensive. This trip confirmed this but disappointed as it was not very good. Apart from the hand cut chips. The menu read very nicely but delivered very average food. The service was very slow considering it was not overly busy. Drinks took an age to arrive, the bottled water arrived with... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
St Pete's
Top Contributor
143 reviews 143 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

At fave value this looks like it could be a great find. It's a Young's Establishment and has a good range of Beers/Ales. It has been refurbished and although this might be part of a Corporate Young's theme it's a bit random, as if they had three interior designers competing and they couldn't decide on whose was best. Shabby chaotic... More

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed The Bear also viewed

Leatherhead, Surrey
Leatherhead, Surrey
Leatherhead, Surrey
Leatherhead, Surrey

Been to The Bear? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Do you own or manage The Bear?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing