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“Excellent!”
Review of The Purple Bear

The Purple Bear
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 7 - USD 20
Description: Years working in bars - and even longer visiting them - made us want to do it ourselves, focusing on everything we love about this industry: Great drinks, tasty food and BBQ. With that in mind, we cook low and slow BBQ everyday. To keep our quality the highest, we make limited amounts. So when it's gone, it's gone... 'til the next day!
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Description: Years working in bars - and even longer visiting them - made us want to do it ourselves, focusing on everything we love about this industry: Great drinks, tasty food and BBQ. With that in mind, we cook low and slow BBQ everyday. To keep our quality the highest, we make limited amounts. So when it's gone, it's gone... 'til the next day!
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

We called in for a drink, ended up staying for several more and food. The steak frites was superb, the steak especially! My fiancé had the fondue burger and enjoyed it immensely! The staff are very friendly and treat you like true friends. Highly recommended!!!

Thank Andrew O
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Richard M, Owner at The Purple Bear, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Thanks Andrew. The team work really hard so really appreciate you picking them out for a mention.

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Reviewed 5 September 2018

Decided to eat here on a visit to Newcastle based on others tripadvisor reviews. We were not disappointed!! The food was fantastic, really enjoyed the cocktails too! Staff were friendly and attentive. Overall very enjoyable visit!

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Thank Lwy9
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Richard M, Owner at The Purple Bear, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Thanks for checking us out and leaving the review. Great to hear you enjoyed yourself.

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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

First time we have been in since The Purple Bear took over, refurb is good. Staff very welcoming, polite and helpful. David provided us with excellent service today, drinks were really good and he remembered our round. We will look forward to coming back and trying some good.

Thank TammyH1968
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Richard M, Owner at The Purple Bear, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Pleased you gave us a try and look forward to seeing you again.

I’ll be sure to pass on your praise to young Dave the cellar lad.

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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

In toon late Sunday morning. Looking for gluten free and not a chain. Purple Bear, quiet but lovely staff,fab music and tom&jerry on tv.
Excellent menu range inc for the coeliac. Food excellent and very well priced.
Cannot understand why it wasn’t heaving!!

Thank franktm282
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Richard M, Owner at The Purple Bear, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Thanks very much. Appreciate the review.
The majority of our menu is either GF or has a GF option.

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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Proper nice grub in a cool little place! I tried the slow cooked beef shoulder which was unreal, would defo try a burger next time as they looked rediculous!
Definitely be returning!!

Thank Callum L
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Richard M, Owner at The Purple Bear, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Cheers Callum. Much appreciated.

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