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Bear and Ragged Staff

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Surrounded by beautiful Hampshire countryside, you’ll feel right at home… at the Bear & Ragged Staff. Catering for two legs and four, we’re perfectly placed for a number of local walks and boast a delicious British menu and range of refreshing drinks - the perfect rambler’s reward!
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews potatoes fish and chips side salad roast dinner pot roast pudding the pub mottisfont abbey open fire specials board lovely atmosphere car park pubs test garden lunchtime hampshire
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We ordered cheesy chips. Quite honestly the smallest portion we have ever seen. It was a joke We would avoid eating here.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Bobcat320
Reviewed yesterday

We just met a few friends for a light lunch and chose mostly the beef sandwiches. Unusually no one asked what we thought about our lunches so we mentioned that the beef was very chewy. The bill arrived and no adjustment had been made so...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Mark T
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were in a party of five where three of us had a main course and one had sandwiches. Two had pies, one had ham and chips and the other had a beef burger. We all enjoyed our food. The pub has a good atmosphere...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank nitramh11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a really popular place to eat - but is also a really good place to have a nice drink I am slightly biased by the fact that they have Gales HSB - my favourite beer - but that notwithstanding they have a really...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 170iant
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Used to live very close to this lovely pub 15 years ago so made a visit to reminisce. The open fire is just as amazing as we remembered,, couldof stayed all afternoon. Staff very friendly and food very good and reasonably priced. Well worth a...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Pauline B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been here many many times and up until the last two times it is not as good as it used to be. They always had the menu with the usual items, but them you had the fabulous specials board. Which fantastic delights. Like...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Sally R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today. Very quiet, but could be due to weather. Staff friendly and helpful. Food was wonderful, large portions, hot, and very tasty. Hope to visit again soon.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank CaroM7924
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked from Mickelmersh church passing through Mottisfont. We chose The Bear and the Ragged Staff as it meant we We were only a fifteen minute walk back to our cars. This pub did not disappoint. We all ordered Sunday roasts with delicious desserts and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Paul M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We purchased two meals of Chicken and Ham pie at £13 each waited an eternity for a meal that was too small.Will not return

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Youngpensioners
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not far from Romsey. Good parking. Log fire helps the atmosphere.Service with a smile but seemed short staffed as difficult to get attention. Good menu with choice of smaller plates for some dishes. Nice Crumble but needed more than a small jug of custard. Great...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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December 10, 2018|
Response from richard c | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but i was a customer. Not proprietor
December 10, 2018|
Response from ChrisC46 | Reviewed this property |
Website shows restaurant is open and shows details for a menu priced at £35. Phone no. 01794 368602
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