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The Bear Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
Tostock Road, Beyton, Bury St Edmunds IP30 9AG, England
+44 1359 270249
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“beef” (10 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, European, Contemporary, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Tostock Road, Beyton, Bury St Edmunds IP30 9AG, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had dinner here one evening whilst staying close by. This was the best meal we had compared to 3 other Pubs in the area. The tiger prawn starters and Sirloin main course were both excellent. The service was attentive and friendly.and the costs reasonable....More

Thank BrianMellor
Reviewed 1 week ago

I came here over a year ago for Sunday Lunch which I remember was excellent, and we were told that the place was about to have a makeover. The interior has been upgraded and a terrace has been built in the garden. I ate Beer...More

Thank MarkPatrick
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here twice in Sept 2017 and mostly had realy good food. Complete change from a year ago and is really worthy of support. One dessert was unsatisfactory but, without request, it was not charged for - a very unexpected but good response as...More

1  Thank Stella091
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Visited Saturday lunchtime. Lovely meal, good selection of veg. Sat in restaurant which was very quiet. Service good, prices fair nice choice of food both on main menu and specials board. Will definately visit again

Thank SM24412
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Lovely pub, great beer and fantastic food. Only problem is the noise which makes it hard to talk with friends without shouting. Like other reviewers, the noise seems to arise from the echoes caused by the stone floors and lack of curtains. A couple of...More

1  Thank BovoOldBoy
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This was our first visit to the Bear since it was taken over by the local Cannon Street Brewery. Inside it is much better presented than before, although the lighting is rather low key. Whilst waiting for our first course, it would have been good...More

1  Thank Maisie33
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We've been here quite a few times as pub customers and diners. Since the take-over and refurb, the quality of the food has improved quite a lot. Also the menu changes on a regular seasonal basis - this is very good and shows attention to...More

Thank Gastrobods
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Take your time deciding what you will have because it is all fabulous. I settled on the Steak and truffle oil pie. It was delicious BUT the big surprise was the jus. It was served in a jug and I really didn't know whether to...More

1  Thank faithcharity
Reviewed 28 August 2017

This was my first meal in this pub since it was refurbished.In this small local pub the food was fresh and cooked well and the portions were good. The service was good but the atmosphere could still be improved since the refurbishment.. Sound in the...More

Thank ticktockmac
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Staying locally and this was a nearby pub/restaurant we ate at one evening. The service was very friendly and was attentive throughout and the food was fine but it did not really stand out in any way above the norm. We also felt it was...More

Thank Mark E
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
USD 17 - USD 37
Bar, British, Pub, European, Contemporary, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 6:00 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: Tostock Road, Beyton, Bury St Edmunds IP30 9AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Bury St Edmunds  >  Beyton
  • Phone Number: +44 1359 270249
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We are an independent Pub Restaurant serving great quality, home made pub food. Our bar is open seven days a week, and we serve food from Tuesday to Saturday 12noon to 9pm, and Sunday 12noon to 6pm. We serve British food with a contemporary twist, using quality locally sourced ingredients.
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