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The Bear

3 Bath Road | Melksham, Melksham SN12 6LL, England
+44 1225 792690
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Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good35%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
3 Bath Road | Melksham, Melksham SN12 6LL, England
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1 - 10 of 214 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was good, drinks well priced ambience fine, service very good. Coffee was appalling, staff very friendly.

Thank Marie-Mike-G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yet again the staff have changed and they don't know what they are doing. Today I was served a pint of a local brew which I know to be excellent and the staff simply didn't know how to pour it, when I suggested how they...More

Thank Kipster1
Reviewed January 11, 2018

I was hoping that The Bear would have improved since my last visits. Unfortunately, it had not. The furnishings and decor have deteriorated and the breakfast was poor. The main reason that I say this is because it was stone cold! The only positive was...More

Thank Silver_Fox_Tripper
Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

You always know what you are getting when you go to a JD Wetherspoons. This particular visit was for my Birthday to save on the washing up and cooking as we were going away. The prices are very reasonable and the food was hot. The...More

Thank Mike8207
Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

Visited on 28/12 for a get together with a couple of friends. When we found our seat we overheard another table saying they had run out of rosè. We went To order our chick pea curry meals and had a profuse apology they had run...More

Thank Dawn R
CatrinEllaway, Manager at The Bear, responded to this reviewResponded December 30, 2017

Hi Dawn R, Thank you for taking the time to review the Bear. Feedback is an essential part of our business and we take pride that the customers experience is our number one priority. I sincerely apologise on behalf of the Bear that we were...More

Reviewed December 12, 2017 via mobile

Me and my partner went for lunch here meny times its always really good food and drinks ,as well as nice service as well as a brilliant atmosphere , id happily come here alot more

Thank shannon w
Reviewed November 30, 2017

I really do not like leaving totally negative reviews but after this evening (30-11-17) The Bear, Melksham deserves this On Tuesday 28th of November I called into The Bear (Wetherspoons) Melksham to reserve a table for 9 on Thursday 30th November. Upon arrival this evening,...More

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Reviewed November 21, 2017

ill prepared for customers, often out of coffee, milk and sugar, even at times no cups, poor customer relations, even rude at times, tables sometimes uncleared and dirty

Thank Brian O
Reviewed November 17, 2017

Went into The Bear Wetherspoons in Melksham on Sunday The chairs to sit on were absolutely filthy All the empty tables had not been cleaned Most had plates removed but tables not wiped We decided based on the dirty condition of the tables and chairs...More

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed November 3, 2017 via mobile

We visited on a Sunday morning for breakfast. Mine arrived missing the hash browns so it went back. When it returned there was egg shell in the fried egg. When I pointed this out my breakfast was taken away and the shell cut out and...More

Thank Sarah C
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Response from Lynette S | Reviewed this property |
The only parking is on the sainsbury car park , they do have a time limit on your stay, but in the centre of the village the is pay and display.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$21
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Bath Road | Melksham, Melksham SN12 6LL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Melksham
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 792690
Description
Introducing the Bear Melksham The bear is a beautiful modern country pub set in the picturesque town of Melksham, Wiltshire. The bear has an outstanding interior, and an award winning exterior. Winning 1st place for Melksham in bloom and 2nd place for 'best floral pub venue' in the south west. We pride ourselves on bringing the best customer experience 365 days a year. The pub also holds the title of 'best toilet facilities' in England. The bear there are several 'club days' for our customers to enjoy Monday Club - cheap drink offers and selected menu items under £3 Tuesday- is our very popular STEAK Club. Steak & a drink all under £10 Wednesday- CHICKEN club. Selected chicken meals at discounted prices, including a free drink. Come and join us for 'wing it Wednesday!' Thursday- we become the uk's biggest curry house Friday- FiSH Friday Sunday- Sunday lunch available all day.
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