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The Black Bear Public House

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Vegetarian, English
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High Street, Whitchurch SY13 1AZ, England
+44 1948 663800
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Today
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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  • 103
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  • 40
    Very good
  • 3
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  • 5
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Delicious lunch

Delicious food, beer and excellent atmosphere. Brilliant service. Highly recommend a visit. Dogs welcome too.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
Libby B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Delicious food, beer and excellent atmosphere. Brilliant service. Highly recommend a visit. Dogs welcome too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Ate here Thursday lunch. it was very quiet but very enjoyable and the barmaid very attentive. 6 different real ales on, which was a pleasant surprise for my partner. I ate battered chicken goujons and my partner ate blackpudding. Salad garnish very fresh and couldn't fault it. Homemade chips delicious.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The black bear gives you good portions of home cooked food. The staff are welcoming and service was good, nice choice of beer and lagers in a pub setting. I have been here a number of times with friends and family and never been disappointed

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West Midlands
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17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This was a clean, homely place with a lovely atmosphere. There menu is simplistic but varied. Caters for children teenagers and specialized diets. The staff are very friendly and nothing is too much trouble. The food came after ordering at a very good speed, no waiting forever! Each meal was well presented, good portions and delicious. Good food at good... More 

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Shropshire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Nice pub grub and plenty of it. Staff are always nice too. Clean well kept pub nice in the summer in the garden.

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Whitchurch, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Always a lovely warm welcome and fab food at the Black Bear! I'm vegetarian and they always accommodate me if the choice on the menu isn't my favourite! x

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Malpas, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

Visited here with a group of friends we all live locally so we know it's good! Freshly cooked tasty meals and delicious puddings - 6 empty plates for both courses says enough. Staff were friendly too. Someone in our group who comes here more than me said the menu doesn't change much but for the occasional visitor like me that... More 

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Whitchurch
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

A good old town pub staff are delightful atmosphere was very good, the meals we had were a bit underwhelming and my black pudding was very poor. We will try it again as it was quite busy so they must be doing something right, but leave the black pudding alone, there is a deli at the bottom of the street... More 

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WREXHAM NORTH WALES
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We live fairly locally, but hadn't eaten here for about a year, what a surprise the menu was virtually the same. This is something many of our friends also comment on.We cannot quibble that the food is good, well cooked and sourced locally, so a little tweak here and there should be possible -go on surprise us! The service is... More 

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Wrexham, Wales, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

We always visit the black bear at least twice a month and have never been disappointed Home cooked food with excellent service staff There is always a lovely atmosphere Keep up the great business

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: High Street, Whitchurch SY13 1AZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Whitchurch
  • Phone Number: +44 1948 663800

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Vegetarian, English
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?