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“Always of a very good standard”

The Bear and Ragged Staff
Ranked #1 of 5 Restaurants in Bransford
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $16 - $47
Cuisines: European
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Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Worcester, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Always of a very good standard”
Reviewed September 28, 2013

We visit The Bear & Ragged Staff about four times a year mainly for bithdays/anniversaries etc. Whilst pricey, the food is always of a very good standard and the staff friendly and attentive. My wife is a celiac and help and advice is always available. Where possible the chef will change the ingredients to cater for her needs.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank Richard B
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  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Return visit, just as good if not better than last time”
Reviewed September 16, 2013

Really great staff, who make you feel so welcome, underpinned by a wide and varied menu at reasonable prices. The food is cooked to perfection and the veggies were picked from their gardens, so they couldn't have been fresher. Often when you return to a place or restaurant you liked before it doesn't live up to your expectation, but this certainly did and more. If you're staying in the Malvern of Worcs area write this in on your itinerary as a place to go for a meal, you won't be disappointed.

Visited September 2013
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Thank John O
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
70 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Excellent food, Poor service”
Reviewed September 8, 2013

We went to this restaurant in Worcester. The food was excellent, I had the trio of lamb cooked in different ways, it was perfectly cooked, loved it but the service was poor and very slow. The homemade sorbet was very nice. The atmosphere was good.

  • Visited June 2013
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Worcester, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“A super place to eat!”
Reviewed July 26, 2013

A fantastic place, a little off the beaten track, with super service- really friendly staff and delicious food. Great vegetarian options on the specials board and a lovely beer garden for a drink on a summer's evening.

  • Visited July 2013
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1 Thank Ellie S
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
111 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
“Wonderful place with great service and tasty food”
Reviewed July 12, 2013

I brought two of my American friends here for lunch, on our way from Malvern to Worcester and I must say it was just wonderful.
We only wanted a snack, and had a very tasty sandwich - which was huge! My one friend asked for something not on the menu, and as this is not something we British normally do (!) - I was pleasantly surprised when the staff said it was not a problem....my friend was very happy and loved her chicken salad!
They also tasted the lager/beer and were impressed.
We sat our in the large garden - lots of shade, which was great as it was such a hot day. Very nice quiet, pleasant atmosphere.....Also the bathroom was very clean and tidy with lovely little individual cloth towels in a basket which I found very nice!
I will most definitely be coming here again.

  • Visited July 2013
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