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“Friendly and warm pub” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Black Bear

The Black Bear
Ranked #1 of 4 Restaurants in Wool
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $17
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Wool, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Friendly and warm pub”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2014

Been using the Black Bear for Sunday lunch on many occasions and have found the food very good, served in very pleasant surroundings. The Landlady Mel is extremely welcoming and the pub runs very efficiently with lots of Special events, i.e. Curry Nights, Valentines night, Quizes etc. with all the appropriate decorations. Highly recommended

  • Visited April 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank JENNY M
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Roda10, Owner at The Black Bear, responded to this review, April 25, 2014
Thank you for your kind words. it is very important to keep decorating and advertising to encourage customers to keep visiting us. We hope to see you soon.
Melanie
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Sussex
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146 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
“The wrong Black Bear”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 7, 2014

Reading the comment from ToMSrs that Wareham needs a decent hotel - the Black Bear you refer to in your comment is The Black Bear Hotel in Wareham, not the Black Bear pub at Wool. I have no connection to this pub but have visited many times and know the pub well.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank HotelinspectorSussex
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Brilliant pub/restaurant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I visited this establishment both nights of our stay in Wool, as the food, atmosphere and service were superb! All the staff were extremely helpful and friendly, but the service from Carol (I think that was her name) was outstanding! It made the pub stand out from the others in the village. Our food was delicious both nights. We were lucky enough that out second night fell on Curry Night. Absolutely yummy! Thank you so much and we hope to come back and visit you in the future.

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Thank Fay A
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Roda10, Owner at The Black Bear, responded to this review, May 1, 2014
Thank you for your kind words. I am glad that you enjoyed your visit enough to return the following evening and that Karen took good care of you.
Thank You Melanie
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
“Warm and welcoming”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2014 via mobile

Passed The Black Bear in Wool on several occasions and finally stopped in for lunch last Wednesday with my girlfriend. Was so glad I did, I had the chicken carbonara and my girlfriend the sausage baguette. Both were cooked to perfection. The staff was very friendly and welcoming and we plan to return to try several other of the dishes on the menu. Highly recommended.

Visited March 2014
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Thank Mark D
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Roda10, Owner at The Black Bear, responded to this review, March 27, 2014
Thank you so much for your kind review, I am happy that you enjoyed all of your experience, and look forward to welcoming you back soon
Thank you Melanie
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Wareham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great little pub”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2014

The landlady was lovely, she was friendly and welcoming. The food was good too, which all added up to a lovely evening

Visited March 2014
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Thank Monica H
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Roda10, Owner at The Black Bear, responded to this review, March 20, 2014
Thank you for your kind words, I'm glad that I made you feel so welcome..it is always nice to hear that we are providing a good service..
Thanks again Melanie
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