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Bridport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Used the Bear Inn for many years until August 2016 when had a parking fine for being 13 to long over our meal and found out after that parking eye were now running carpark we challenged the fine but got no answer from them . Wrote a review to warn others of problems as did several others in answer the...

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BearInnTeam, Manager at Bear Inn, responded to this review

Good Afternoon tone02sw, I am sorry to read that you have had a poor experience with ParkingEye. As you may know ParkingEye are a completely separate company to The Bear Inn. If you can email me, I will try and rectify it in any way I can. bearinn.street@marstons.co.uk or you can call me on 01458 442021. Kind Regards, Danni Haskins...

Aylesford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked 3 nights at the Bear Inn for New Year & though the bar & restaurant were very good our room was to say the least grotty & grubby . We were in room 14 in the cottages & on arrival had been told it was " one of the better rooms " . I am therefore at least...

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BearInnTeam, Manager at Bear Inn, responded to this review

Good Morning Vince H, I apologise that you were not happy with the Room, the rooms in Rose Cottage are a favourite among many. If you wish to discuss this further, please feel free to contact me. I am pleased that you enjoyed every other aspect of your stay. Kind Regards, Danni Haskins Assistant Manager

Bridgwater - England
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited on a very busy Thursday lunchtime as a family group with a mixture of very young children through to grandparents. First impressions where a little jaded as the car park seems very unwelcoming, with many signs warning of registration recognition cameras and expensive late staying fines. But we persevered as we had already booked a table. The pub...

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BearInnTeam, Manager at Bear Inn, responded to this review

Good Morning Splodge2001, I am so pleased to know that you had an enjoyable visit to us and that Maggie had you hooked. I apologise that you were not overly pleased with the carpark, we have had the parking system installed so that customers as yourself are able to use our parking facilities as before they were being abused. We...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter went there for a meal and had no complaints until she went to the car park to find a parking invoice on her car for £100. If the owners know about this then they are nothing more than criminals and if they don't, then they are either very naïve or extremely careless. Shocking end to what should have...

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BearInnTeam, Manager at Bear Inn, responded to this review

Hi Macca1967. Could you please call us on 01458442021 at your earliest convenience to discuss the matter with us, as our car park is monitored by Parking Eye, whom do not issue notices directly onto any cars whilst they are in the car park. It may be that your daughter has parked in another car park, and thus received a...

Reviewed 9 December 2016

Once again my husband and I enjoyed dinner here. The Bear is one of our favourite places to eat and once again we were not disapointed. An extensive menu and very friendly helpful staff. The one criticism that prevented being awarded a five star review was the price of a single mushroom. I asked for an extra side of mushrooms,...

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BearInnTeam, Manager at Bear Inn, responded to this review

Good Morning Maxine R, I am sorry to read about the Mushroom incident. I think our kitchen team must have read the ticket incorrectly and sent out an extra mushroom as apposed to a side of mushrooms. I will make sure they double check their tickets in future. I am so pleased to read that other than this minor problem...

North East Coast
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Located right opposite the (Quaker) Clarks' factory, the inn started life as a temperance hotel - it now has an alcohol licence and is part of the Marston's group. We're familiar with the new(and excellent) Generous George Marston's pub in Ashington, Northumberland, so on our holiday booked an overnight stay at the Bear as a comparison,and because I'm a Quaker...

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BearInnTeam, Manager at Bear Inn, responded to this review

Good Morning GillyPNorthEastCoast, Thank you for your review, I am so pleased you enjoyed your visit to Street. I have made a note of all the points you have made and will pass these comments on to my Team. We never hear anything negative in regards to my Team, so I will make sure they are all fully knowledgeable of...

Reviewed 27 November 2016

Very well presented Inn both inside and out, even at this time of year the grounds look fabulous and love the huge maple leaf bear. The staff food and ambience could not be faulted. Well done ! Hope to come back again soon and bring friends, great place to socialise.

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BearInnTeam, Manager at Bear Inn, responded to this review

Good Morning Amanda G, I am so pleased that you enjoyed your recent visit to us!! We also love our Big Bear too! I will pass your comments on to our Team as I know they will be as happy to read this as I was. Next time you are in, please make yourself known to me, I would love...

Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Firstly lovely location for a weekend shopping trip with very helpful and friendly staff. We stayed one night with family in 3 rooms and sadly were disappapointed with the rooms. The Pub atmosphere with free parking, staff, food, especially breakfast was all really very good and up to the standard you would expect. However the rooms were cold and the...

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BearInnTeam, Manager at Bear Inn, responded to this review

Good Morning Jonny B, Thank you for your review and your lovely comments, especially in regards to our Team. I will pass these comments on for you. I apologise that you were not happy with the Room and that the heating did not come on during your stay. Please feel free to contact me if you wish to discuss this...

Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Came down the bear for a pint of lemonade with some good friends, ended up having a bite to eat and it was the best chicken I've ever eaten! Maggie the waitress/barmaid was absolutely spot on, hugely beneficial to the company and any pub would be lucky to have someone like that :) Little JJ , street

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BearInnTeam, General Manager at Bear Inn, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Harvey H, I absolutely loved reading this! The chicken is our favourite dish and Maggie really is very good - we feel lucky to have her as part of the team. Next time you are in please make yourself known to us as we would love to buy you a drink to show our appreciation for your kind...

Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

I wrote a review on the other page too as didn't realise there was 2... The staff here are always very welcoming and helpful. Great atmosphere in a great pub. The chicken is lovely and delicious. We recommend a visit

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BearInnTeam, General Manager at Bear Inn, responded to this review

Hi Purple242, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review! I am so glad you enjoyed your visit... the chicken really is delicious! We hope to see you again very soon, Kindest Regards Jo Shopland - General Manager

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Amenities

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Bear Inn

Address: 53 High Street, Street BA16 0EF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Street
Price Range: €63 - €104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
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“Corner upstairs room charming, but not accessible for those with disabilities, ground floor rooms elsewhere would be more suitable.”
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