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The Bear Hotel

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63 High Street, Cowbridge CF71 7AF, Wales
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1 room 1 adult
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Torfaen, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Bear Hotel in Cowbridge is perfectly situated in the middle of the town, close to all amenities, such as unique shops, pubs & many restaurants. The hotel itself is nice, with very quaint rooms. The restaurant is very reasonably priced with decent quality food. Breakfast was fantastic. The staff are exceptionally friendly and helpful, not least Harry who has... More 

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Perth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The 2 bed apartment is located across the road from The Bear Hotel in the centre of Cowbridge and it is full of character. Without a doubt, one of the best equipped apartments my family and I have stayed in, great value for money located in the very picturesque Cowbridge. The staff at The Bear Hotel who manage the apartment... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped into the bear for a drink on Saturday night with friends and got hungry. Lovely gent behind the bar offered us a menu but explained would have to move to the other bar. Which we did, will have to say the staff are a credit to this venue, had some questions about the fish dish and our server went... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On the 10th of December we went to the Bear Hotel with a few friends from Swansea. Reasonable price, good food a service.We chose from the Christmas menu, most of us had Turkey whilst others had the fish.The food was well presented & served within a reasonable time scale considering the restaurant was full. We had pre-booked the table as... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

I went to the Brea on New Years day and the rear aunt was quite full. The waitress who first saw to my friend and i was very nice, as was the waiter who was excellent. I had a caesar salad and my friend had steak pie, we waited rather a long time for the food, but when it came,the... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Visited on December 27th, lovely venue , superb service great alternative to the chain food on offer , clearly mostly homemade food , my group had beef brisket , steak and ale pie, chicken and ham pie and a massive beer battered cod and chips with mushy peas , asked for extra portion of peas as my favourite and happily... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

We visited between Christmas and New Year, so perhaps the menu was restricted. However I expected more than 6/7 dishes to choose as a main course. We all decided to order lasagne, shame as there was none left! Possibly because the other choices were so unappetising. I ordered chicken and ham pie and it was fine, but my friend ordered... More 

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Thank cerij101
Freddie H, Guest Relations Manager at The Bear Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Cerij101, Happy New Year to you and many thanks for taking the time to write a review during the festive break, it is no doubt a busy period for all concerned. It is with such feedback that we are able to improve and ensure that each customer leaves the Bear Hotel with a smile on their face. Concerned by... More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Meet at the Bear for lunch and dinner. On all occasions, have received the best customer service from the young waiters and bar staff. The Bear hotel, and bars attracts many mature clientele so its important that staff have pleasantness suited this type of establishment. Just had a slight redecoration in part, so looks good, evidence of management keen eye.... More 

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

We stayed here for my work's christmas do. The hotel room was spotlessly clean, though very very small. You opened the door to the room and were in bed!!! The food on the evening for the xmas party was really quite rubbish, considering the cost we paid, and the staff were quite abrupt and miserable, admittedly we had had a... More 

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Thank Janey310868
Freddie H, Public Relations Manager at The Bear Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Janey310868, Thank you for sharing your comments and observations with us, we thoroughly value and appreciate your feedback. We are deeply sorry to read that on this occasion we failed to meet your expectations regarding your Christmas party and stay. At The Bear we are in the enviable position of being housed in a building with roots back to... More 

St Athan, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Just attended my goddaughters wedding evening do here. Lovely venue great bar staff. Would recommend this for a wedding. Also great rooms for the guests will definatly recommend this Hotel. Cow bridge is a super market town with lots to explore before and after the event

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