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The Black Bear Public House

€€ - €€€, British,
High Street, Whitchurch SY13 1AZ, England
+44 1948 663800
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • 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 6 days ago

A great meal. Food very good, service good with a great atmosphere and very cosy. There were six of us, all had something different with no complaints. We were on a canal boat holiday and the only downside was the walk from the canal side...More

Thank janetfmaskell
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As excellent a restaurant as you will find anywhere. Menu varied and unusual for a pub. Food piping hot. Excellent value for money.

Thank greenhouse2330
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our 3rd visit to this pub, despite living 2 counties away. Just couldn't resist another visit this time for a birthday meal. Happy friendly staff, clean and well tended toilets, a lovely relaxing atmosphere, and for those who do, a good pint. Do try the...More

1  Thank Norma C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great pub. We eat here often and hold our annual Christmas work lunch here. Food is always excellent.

1  Thank wendyjackson56
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bar staff were not helpful or friendly - not willing to accommodate us although obviously not full. Asked a local outside for another recommendation - he said they "are always cliquey in there"

1  Thank PowellFamily60
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We go here often as we like the atmosphere They serve lovely food and great beer.They seem to have a very good thing going here to provide an extremely regular service

Thank Simon B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived from boat Sunday evening 5.45 - were told any table not laid was free but there were none for 4 people. Asked if tables for 4 laid up for 2 people could be used as there were several tables for 2 free - not...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit to this pub. We had a really nice welcome from the bar staff with lots of smiles giving us a positive feeling from the start. The selection of real ale focussed my attention for ages and it was a great...More

Thank Norbert
Reviewed 7 August 2017

A very busy restaurant. Quaint with lots of charm and very good food. We were there on a Thursday evening and across the road the church bells were ringing. When we asked why we were told it was bell practice. Added a nice touch to...More

Thank worldtourists
Reviewed 7 August 2017

This is a great old fashioned pub with an excellent range of local beers. The staff are very friendly and let us sit chatting with friends till closing time at 3pm having been in at 12 noon. Three of us had the smoked fish in...More

Thank redstart2014
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Questions & Answers
8 June 2017|
Response from Banterista | Reviewed this property |
As I remember it opened every night for dinner.
Jackie C
15 December 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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 .
12 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
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
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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