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The Bear

$$ - $$$British, ,
Leatherhead Road, Leatherhead KT22 0JE, England
+44 1372 842747
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good17%
  • Average15%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible15%
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“cod and chips” (4 reviews)
“fritters” (2 reviews)
“poached eggs” (3 reviews)
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British, Gastropub, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Leatherhead Road, Leatherhead KT22 0JE, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Came here to watch a World Cup match. Very accommodating and lovely food, drinks and friendly staff. Will be coming again to enjoy the lovely beer garden! Would reccomend!

Thank Brogan M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Family of 4 booked early evening dinner for Father's Day. Very easy to book on line. Warm welcome on arrival from friendly enthusiastic staff. Very attentive service throughout. Delicious food. Recommend asparagus & prosciutto and also garlic prawn starters. I opted for roast beef main...More

Thank Sheila M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us came to dine at the Bear and were late for our reservation as we had to travel some distance. Jack looked after us immediately and we had a bottle of Pinot Grigio to keep us occupied until the others arrived. Food was...More

Thank Suzanne G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Three of us came on bank holiday Monday for a late lunch. The place was reasonably full, mainly on the outside tables, yet we had no problem getting a good table. We all had several starters each, and they were both good and of sufficient...More

Thank Edward S
BEAROX, Manager at The Bear, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Edward S Thank you for taking time to leave your review. We're very happy you enjoyed your time here at The Bear and look forward to seeing you again soon! Best wishes, Sarah

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked in for a party of 12, for lunch, 3 weeks in advance to celebrate a colleague leaving for maternity leave. We arrived promptly for 12.30, in fact we had ordered our drinks and were seated by then. Main course was not served until 2pm,...More

Thank andywells2018
BEAROX, Assistant Manager at The Bear, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Andywells2018 Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback. We apologise for the waiting time you had for your food, although we are glad you were happy with the service and enjoyed the food once it had arrived. We hope you can give...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We came on the day of the royal wedding and if you don't have food allergies there were lots of canapés to enjoy for free and Prosecco on the house! The staff were all very busy but we were served by a very lovely waitress...More

Thank EdinburghCharlotte
Reviewed April 29, 2018

We booked as table at 18:30 on Saturday 28th May. On arrival the bar staff were friendly and efficient, no problems here. Sat down in the restaurant and after 5 minutes had to get up and ask staff for menus, not a great start. The...More

Thank Richard H
BEAROX, Supervisor at The Bear, responded to this reviewResponded April 29, 2018

DEAR RICHARD I am sorry to hear of your experience at the Bear and the fact that it wasn't up to our normal high standards, but thank you for taking the time to review our pub. I would love to find out more about your...More

Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

When I’m looking for a great Sunday roast, it’s hard to look past The Bear. I visited most recently last Sunday to relax on the deck and make the most of the warm weather, but still have delicious food. It’s a spacious pub, inside and...More

Thank Sunshinelovver
Reviewed April 23, 2018

Wyn and and her team were superb in effortlessly meeting our needs. The food was tasty and offered different choices and prices depending on the budget. The semi-private room had a screen and availability for music in addition to warm atmosphere. The initial viewing ticked...More

Thank 11penny
BEAROX, Manager at The Bear, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2018

Dear Penny, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We hope to see you soon. I will brief this to my lovely team and they will be extremely happy to see your feedback as they work so hard to exceed expectation. Look forward to...More

Reviewed April 18, 2018

Nice pub with good friendly atmosphere. Food was very good although service a little slow. Outside is a large welcoming terrace. Worth a visit!

Thank Chris A
BEAROX, Manager at The Bear, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2018

Dear Chris, Thank you so much for your review and I will feedback to my lovely team. We hope to see you soon. Regards Win General Manager

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$13 - $40
British, Gastropub, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Buffet, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Leatherhead Road, Leatherhead KT22 0JE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Leatherhead
  • Phone Number: +44 1372 842747
  • E-mail
WELCOME TO The Bear The Bear offers dining throughout, a warm sociable bar area, relaxed back garden with summer barbecue and a stunning front terrace, with service, for both dining and drinks when it is fit to sit outside. All our food is freshly prepared on the premises by our dedicated kitchen team. Our menus are seasonal. You can expect to see influences of this in our core dishes and daily specials. On Sundays we offer prime home cooked roast dinners with seasonal accompaniments. Private dining facilities are also available for an intimate occasion with colleagues, friends or family for parties of up to twelve. We look forward to welcoming you soon.
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