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The Black Bear Public House

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Vegetarian, English, Pub
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High Street, Whitchurch SY13 1AZ, England
+44 1948 663800
Website
Today
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 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: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 110
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
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
Fantastic Pub

We liked the Black Bear so much, we dined here twice. Starter of Grilled goat’s cheese with dressed leaves toasted pine nuts and honey was fantastic! Good hearty pub food in a comfortable setting.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
Kathie L
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Orlando, Florida
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Orlando, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

We liked the Black Bear so much, we dined here twice. Starter of Grilled goat’s cheese with dressed leaves toasted pine nuts and honey was fantastic! Good hearty pub food in a comfortable setting.

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Cheshire
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148 reviews 148 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

A great town pub offering great food a super range of ales and first class service some of the best pub type ood ever.

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Whitchurch, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Very friendly comfortable pub. Service food wise is excellent plus good value for money . We go every week ,Mark the landlord really nice bloke.there is no tv or pool table just a good old fashioned pub where you can manage to talk without yelling at each other

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Winsford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Very accommodating for small party of 4 adults and 2 little uns. We all enjoyed Sunday roast beef lunch which was delicious. Happily split 'small' meal into two for the younger ones although bit odd that they do not provide high chairs. Even so, we felt the children were made very welcome and nothing was too much trouble. Happy for... More 

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Sister and Husband visiting from Australia treated us to a meal on their last night, we chose the Black Bear its got a great atmosphere cheerful helpful staff and a good choice of real ales. The menu is uncluttered reasonably priced the service is good and the ambience great we had a great night will carry on going there

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Telford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

At the top of the high street in the old market town of Whitchurch in Shropshire you will find a real gem. The Black Bear dates back to the 16th century and has a wonderful feel and atmosphere as soon as you enter it's doors, it's such a breath of fresh air from some of the nondescript abodes you find... More 

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

A great traditional pub with fantastic atmosphere. A great range of drinks was backed up with a small wholesome menu. She had beef and stilton stew veg and real chips, ice creams with hot toffee sauce. I had a steak and ale pie with suet pastry, veg and real chips. It was all made on site and brilliant. Only one... More 

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Whitchurch, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Great food, great beer, great atmosphere. Staff are very friendly and dogs are allowed. Super location at the top of the High Street

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

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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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, Pub
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?