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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: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Vegetarian cafe bar & Deli Food Store set in Todmorden's Old Cooperative

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Brilliant!

Had a lovely lunch yesterday. I'm vegan and this place was perfect. Went with my friend. Food was clearly lovingly prepared and cooked. Had a divine vegan, gooey chocolate cake for pudding. Will definitely be back! Thabk you.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
Alison H
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Had a lovely lunch yesterday. I'm vegan and this place was perfect. Went with my friend. Food was clearly lovingly prepared and cooked. Had a divine vegan, gooey chocolate cake for pudding. Will definitely be back! Thabk you.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Visited yesterday whilst out and about we will definitely go again! Lovely funky building with many original features throughout and brilliant deli downstairs. Grand staircase leads to The Bear Cafe and Restaurant a vegetarian eatery thats delightful, fresh and vibey. Enjoyed the choice of 3 salads (6 or 7 to choose from - I had roasted vegetables, cous cous with... More 

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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 31 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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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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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 17 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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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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3 restaurant reviews
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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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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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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: Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine

Description

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

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