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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely hotel, comfortable rooms, great food and friendly staff. Will definitely stay here again if I am in the area. Breakfast was exceptional. Only comment is be careful if you need a taxi as they are not in large supply, but obviously not the hotels fault.

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Thank Dave M
Shipston-on-Stour, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The white bear is a great , friendly pub offering local brews and food . Friendly staff and a log fire , parking at the back and rooms for people to stay over when visiting ! Local meeting place for people offering coffees and teas in the mornings

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Thank luthernash
Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Ate here Saturday night, food was superb and great value. I had lunch with a friend recently which I really enjoyed so wanted to try it in the evening. Pub was very busy but service was great and there was a real hub to the place.

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Thank sean b
Wellingborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

After needing a break during a hwavy sales montb at work my partner booked us a little get away in the country. Great hosts, atmosphere, good local ale, anazing food in the restaurant for both dinner and breakfast. Quaint place in a lively village. Superb weekend thanks a lot Wendy & Jan... hopefully see you again

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Thank watts73
Wellingborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We found this place by accident, looking for a last minute weekend getaway. The welcome was very friendly, the room was clean and the bed was very comfortable. Initially we thought about going out to eat but when we looked at the menu we decided to eat here too. We weren't disappointed the food was excellent and great value. Drink...

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Thank Foxyvegaschick
Epping, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 September 2016

The Inn is right bang in the middle of the High Street, which is very convenient. Our room was a large one overlooking the High Street and was very comfortable and clean. We had a very good dinner there and the breakfast was tasty and well presented. Altogether a very pleasant and enjoyable pace to stay.

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Thank Sian E
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Stayed here while performing at nearby festival. Real old Inn with beams and history.Very clean and comfortable room (the only single ,I think).Other larger rooms very spacious and smartly dressed. Really good breakfasts and attentive friendly hospitality.

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Thank rooftoprod
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 August 2016

The food is first class, well presented and good value. We would highly recommend. We have been for Sunday lunch and evening meals and have always had delicious food. The menu changes often enough to keep the diner interested and staff are friendly and welcoming.

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Thank june_baby19
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Stayed there overnight while attending a local gig. Room was clean and the bed was comfortable. Had an excellent evening meal and full english breakfast. The staff were friendly and helpful. The bar is well stocked with local beers.

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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed here overnight while visiting my son who lives in Shipston. The rooms are basic but comfortable. The food is excellent. We ate dinner here as well as breakfast. The staff are very friendly as are the locals who we chatted to in the bar. Drinks are cheap compared to Essex where we live and the beer was excellent....

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Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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The White Bear Hotel
The White Bear Hotel
Cuisines: Bar, British
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
SHORT DESCRIPTION: The White Bear Inn is ideal for the business traveller, a comfortable getaway trip or holiday. It is an imposing building in the centre of Shipston on Stour and offers 9 comfortable en-suite rooms (recently refurbished by the Donnington Brewery), good pub food and great Cask Marque Ales, Quality Draught Beers, Lagers and Wine. LONG DESCRIPTION: The White Bear Inn, under new management by Jan, Wendy and Oliver since 13 January 2015, offers 9 en-suite rooms, two bars, restaurant, private dining room and a function room. Consisting of: Lounge Bar with open fire serving Cask Marque Ales, Quality Draught Beers, Lagers and Wine Sports Bar with two large Screen TV's which show Sky Sports and BTsport content; you are unlikely to miss any live sporting event. Restaurant serving home made food, using local produce. Private dining area for that special occasion or informal get together with friends. Functions are catered for in a separate room, has a separate entrance and can cater for up to 80 people, depending on the type of event. Also available Crib Boards, Dominos and our Aunt Sally pitch to the rear of our free private car park. There are fabulous walks in the local area together with local shoots (in season), Falconry Centre and a short drive to Stratford upon Avon, Warwick (Castle), Banbury, Oxford and Stow on the Wold. Cheltenham is also in easy reach (Cheltenham Races and Gold Cup spring to mind!!) The White Bear is an ideal place to base yourself while exploring the Cotswolds, Shakespeare County, Warwickshire, Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The White Bear

Address: High Street, Shipston-on-Stour CV36 4AJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cotswolds > Shipston-on-Stour
Price Range: £67 - £83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The White Bear 3*
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
The White Bear Pub Hotel Shipston On Stour
The White Bear Shipston-On-Stour, Warwickshire
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