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The Black Bear

$$ - $$$, British,
High Street, Wool BH20 6BP, England
+44 1929 405541
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
High Street, Wool BH20 6BP, England
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1 - 10 of 319 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Real ales, friendly staff, good value food and plenty happening. Something for everyone. Follow the pub on their active Facebook page and detailed website.

Thank Jan C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stopped off for a drink and a meal before Bestival this September and it was great. Food was lovely and it was a nice friendly atmosphere despite us being obvious tourists. Everyone was very welcoming. Would recommend the beef sarnie.

Thank LondonPixie09
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last Saturday my partner and I stopped at the Black Bear for a meal. Very good ,friendly service . Menu varied with specials at a reasonable price cooked to order. My partner had the fish and chips. I had lamb steak with sauté new potatoes...More

Thank gillday76
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the Black Bear while staying in Wool last week. We went on Wednesday evening at 7pm and the place was lifting inside and out, and we were lucky to get the last table and someone else was turned away! A good menu, I had...More

Thank Bez5
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow! just had a great lunch Service excellent,food of the highest standard! What a great ambience ,we will be back! Thank you all concerned.

Thank Tim W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was nice clientele were very loud and swearing a lot outside , next night the same kind of people , not what you expect in such a lovely village

Thank yellowalice
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited as a family of 5 in late afternoon on 28 August. It was a very hot day and full outside, so we sat inside in the bar area with our small dog. Staff were very welcoming and friendly, especially the young waitresses so...More

Thank seawitch121003
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came for dinner when staying nearby, our dog was allowed with us in the bar area but they also have quite a nice area outside too. I had the vegetarian lasagne which was really delicious. My partner had scampi and chips and the portion...More

Thank Helen-9999
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying at a local campsite the black Bear came highly recommended. We were greeted by very friendly staff, The choice of ales was very good, although the restaurant was busy they soon found us a table the food and service was excellent prices...More

Thank jimmul2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We pre booked our tables here for two meals as it was recommended to get a seat. We had two fabulous meals that were more than enough to eat. Staff were very friendly and helpful and made sure we had a great service. Definitely would...More

Thank jayne C
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September 12, 2016|
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Response from TinLizzy | Reviewed this property |
Suggest you contact the pub directly via their website as I couldn't answer this sorry, Liz
August 16, 2016|
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Response from Heather B | Reviewed this property |
Best thing to do is to ring The Black Bear Pub and ask them.
February 23, 2016|
Response from Roda10 | Property representative |
Yes we do....mushroom and spinach lasagne with chips and salad....mushroom stroganoff with rice....vegetarian burger ( no mushrooms) please telephone on 01929405541 to book if this is helpful Thank you Melanie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $19
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Wool BH20 6BP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Wool
  • Phone Number: +44 1929 405541
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