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The Bear Cafe-Bar

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Organic, Vegetarian, Vegan
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29 Rochdale Road, Todmorden OL14 7LA, England
01706 433 606
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Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Coffee & Tea, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Vegetarian cafe bar & Deli Food Store set in Todmorden's Old Cooperative

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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
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I've been researching vegan food and restaurants as I've recently converted- I thought it would be difficult but coming here made it so easy. I ordered a flat white made with soya (drinks are quite pricey) and then I had a bean, mushroom and herb burger which was supposed to come with coleslaw- the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
Jennielee88
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Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

I've been researching vegan food and restaurants as I've recently converted- I thought it would be difficult but coming here made it so easy. I ordered a flat white made with soya (drinks are quite pricey) and then I had a bean, mushroom and herb burger which was supposed to come with coleslaw- the coleslaw wasn't vegan so I asked... More 

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Waterfoot, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We visited here after having it recommended to us. We was impressed with the menu, and concept of the venue, and it seemed very popular, as it was full when we arrived. However upon arrival, there was no greating from any of the several staff who passed us , and no direction onto how the order system worked ie table... More 

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Great healthy food, bustling atmosphere. An excellent whole food co op downstairs selling fresh food and a wide range of ingredients. I also find it a good place either for informal meetings or family get togethers.

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Called here for a Saturday lunch and found the food flavoursome,well presented and excellent value.The downstairs shop is also full of items which are sometimes difficult to source anywhere else.Keep up the good work ,we definitely will visit again.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

First time in Tod, and had been drawn here by the TA reviews and the cafe's website. It looked such a great space, with its (quite) high ceilings, big windows and indy/eco/green credentials. Not disappointed on arrival: great view out of the big windows of Tod's historic buildings and the leafy green valley it nestles in and a friendly welcome... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Best cafe in Tod. Consistently good fresh food in lovely surroundings. Window seats are the best. They even serve great local bottled ales. Perfect.

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Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Small but wholesome menu, lovely cakes and coffee. A little pricey. But honestly, I prefered the old place - more spit and sawdust. The modernised version is a little too noisy for me but then some call that vibrant and love it!

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Lancashire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Our first visit to The Bear confirmed my theory that the use of the words 'organic', 'vegetarian' and 'vegan' on a menu can often be a permit for some venues to charge that bit extra for food and drink. That was certainly the case here, as I took a sharp intake of breath at the £2.40 price for an Americano.... More 

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burnley
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Love the food, though the micro salad is a bit annoyingly twee and the wait for food can be quite long

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

My friend and I were about to start part of The Rochdale Canal walk from Todmorden to Rochdale last Sunday (26th April 2015) and we happened to past this lovely old-fashioned Co-operative store which has been restored to its former glory. It was such a wonderful shop, we had to call in. To our delight it had a cafe upstairs,... More 

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Address: 29 Rochdale Road, Todmorden OL14 7LA, England
Phone Number: 01706 433 606
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Todmorden
Cuisine: Organic, Vegetarian, Vegan

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 29 Rochdale Road, Todmorden OL14 7LA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Todmorden
  • Phone Number: 01706 433 606

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Organic, Vegetarian, Vegan

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Local cuisine, Families with children, Doing business

Description

Vegetarian cafe bar & Deli Food Store set in Todmorden's Old Cooperative

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