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The Black Bear

$$ - $$$, British,
14 South Street, Wareham BH20 4LT, England
+44 1929 553339
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible25%
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“peas” (2 reviews)
“lasagne” (2 reviews)
“sunday roast” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
14 South Street, Wareham BH20 4LT, England
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Reviewed October 12, 2017

cheap pub but seems to be frequented by drunks. smoke blows in from outside the front door, dodgy deals by the back door!

1  Thank waterskiier7
Reviewed September 7, 2017

Popped in here for an evening meal before heading across to the Wareham Wednesday event. Appeared just as we expected. Our son who was working in the area had recommended it, glad he did. The food was very good for what is essentially a pub,...More

Thank cag1665
Reviewed August 22, 2017

my partner & i came for a evening meal the firs time we had been here car park was fool so we had to park close to the door ,we were made welcome ,found a seat looked at the menu gave our order the food...More

Thank Glenys G
Reviewed April 24, 2017

Popped in for a pint withe the wife whilst staying in Wareham. The place really needs an overhaul. In need of a new carpet, lick of paint and bringing into 21st century and it looks like a pub that has been left to rot since...More

1  Thank 1Steve_bach
Reviewed April 20, 2017

The menu looked good and well priced so we decided to eat there. At 6:30pm on a Thursday there was no one else eating there. They had no real ale - they don't sell enough to make it worth while! The food came quickly and...More

1  Thank Nicola P
Reviewed September 10, 2016

Would never go near the place again no breakfast because we are not here in the morning according to the staff

2  Thank TIM E
Reviewed September 2, 2016

Having returned from a holiday in Scotland, we made our way to the Bear and thus to our "home from home". Suffice to say we were greeted as " family " by Mel and the staff , served with excellent coffee for one and Flack...More

Thank Christopher V
Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

I'm not one for writing bad reviews but it was awful. We were pleased they could accept 13 of us on a bank holiday afternoon. Also appeared quiet which was good as we didn't want to wait too long. We arrived about 13.15 and it...More

2  Thank lizarnold
Reviewed August 29, 2016

Fantastic staff even though the day we visited they had a few kitchen problems. The restaurant was full but we got a table in the bar. Food was brought out quickly and with a smile. Unfortunately we couldn't have a roast due to a cooker...More

Thank Emma M
Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Friendly atmosphere, great food and service with a smile. For once it feels like they enjoy it. Would recommend highly to anyonr

Thank duffers450
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $13
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
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
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 South Street, Wareham BH20 4LT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Wareham
  • Phone Number: +44 1929 553339
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