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The Black Bear Public House

) #2 of 40 Restaurants in Whitchurch $$ - $$$ , British,
High Street, Whitchurch SY13 1AZ, England
+44 1948 663800
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beef” (13 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
High Street, Whitchurch SY13 1AZ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had popped into the pub earlier in the week for a lunchtime drink and noticed how good each diners meal looked. As we wanted to have lunch out today we decided that we would give it a try. Angie fancied the 3 cheese soufflé...More

Thank Paulthetrainer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in Whitchurch on a Saturday and thought we would have a lunchtime drink. The Black Bear looked appealing from the outside and so we gave it a try. The bar area is a bit small and I had to squeeze in to get...More

Thank Rooombiter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for an evening meal with friends in March. The meal was excellent as were the choice of beers on offer. The only downside for me was the fact that the tables were too close together. It was difficult to get seated and very...More

Thank bestgrandad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My Girlfriend and I stopped here on our way to just North of Chester for an overnight stay, needing somewhere that looked like quality food but affordable we checked this pub out! And what a steal it was. I had the home made sweet potato...More

Thank jamesa2407
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been to the Black Bear a few times. More than half the accommodation is laid out as a traditional pub and the remainder for those who wish to eat. There are a good range of cask beers which change regularly. The staff are always...More

Thank timscarlett
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely little pub with friendly staff and a good variety of tasty meals .I've had some wonderful fish dishes here. A bonus is that they allow you to take your dog in there with you.

Thank lizzieanne
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit to this very cosy, friendly and welcoming pub. As real ale specialist, I was impressed by the barmaid's enthusiastic and knowledgeable approach to offering ale tasters. Attentive staff brought excellent Open steak sandwiches with a good salad and proper chips....More

Thank Andy C
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We both choose steak and it was excellent. A good selection of real ale. Very friendly and prompt service with great overall atmosphere.Free small car park.

Thank Banterista
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Ate dinner here on a Friday evening. Busy but not crowded. Helpful staff found us a table in the window. Enjoyed goats cheese starters and prawn cocktail. Beef pie was lovely, as was beef and merlot. Reasonably priced - about £20 each with drinks. Would...More

1  Thank Paul M
Reviewed 11 May 2017

The food was amazing & delicious, service was great - delicious dessert and a great experience overall! Would highly recommend!

Thank Selena F
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Jackie C
Do you do a Sunday carvery and is parking easy please?
16 December 2016|
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Response from 414blackbear | Property representative |
Hello Jackie, thanks for your enquiry, we have roast beef on the menu every Sunday and there is a small car park at the rear of the premises. Cheers .
Do you allow dogs in the pub?
13 November 2015|
Response from 414blackbear | Property representative |
Hi, Thanks for the enquiry. Yes we are dog friendly, especially in the bar area. Customers also have well behaved small dogs under their tables when dining too. Cheers, Mark
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Whitchurch SY13 1AZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Whitchurch
  • Phone Number: +44 1948 663800
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