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The White Bear

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  • Socially distanced dining tables
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Due to government restrictions, we find ourselves in Tier 3 and are closed for the time being but we hope to welcome you back very soon. Please keep an eye out for our re-opening date. If you have a booking with us over the next few days we will be in touch to re-arrange. If we have received a deposit from you, this will be refunded in the coming days too. We’ll be ready and waiting to greet you with a big smile and a festive welcome in safe and welcoming surroundings. We can’t wait to see you. Best wishes from all at The White Bear x
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
French, Bar, European, British, Pub
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What can I say, I had been waiting to go here for a while having heard good things. Service was indeed good which is a bonus, however, the food.... wow. I was not expecting it to be that bad. They are just trying too hard...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I have dined at the White Bear on numerous occasions and between lockdowns too. Special thanks must go to Rory, David and Franco. Always charming and nothing is ever too much trouble.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Ruislip W, General Manager at The White Bear, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Paul, thanks for the nice review. It is always a pleasure looking after you. Have a wonderful Christmas and see you again in 2021. Franco

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Managed to get a table for the festive menu before Tier 3 returned to Middlesex. As ever, the food and service met every expectation. One feels desperately sorry for such establishments that deliver, consistently, high quality hospitality. The management has worked hard to ensure maximum...More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Ruislip W, General Manager at The White Bear, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi BKKBRIT, thanks for the lovely review. Have a great CHristmas and see you again in 2021. Franco

Reviewed 13 December 2020 via mobile

We have written a few reviews about the white bear in Ruislip because in our view it is the best local restaurant, we chose from the Christmas menu and we were not disappointed, my wife had the goats cheese starter followed by the duck, my...More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Ruislip W, General Manager at The White Bear, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Dave, thanks for the review. Glad to hear that you have enjoyed your meal. I hope we can see you again soon. Franco

Reviewed 13 December 2020 via mobile

Three of us had Sunday lunch here today - very friendly and attentive staff, excellent food, definitely will be back in January - would highly recommend. Special thanks to Franco for assistance with our Virgin voucher.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Ruislip W, General Manager at The White Bear, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks for the review Debbie. Glad I was able to help with the virgin voucher and that you had a nice meal with us. See you soon. Franco

Reviewed 12 December 2020 via mobile

My husband and I visited on our wedding anniversary. We had three courses each and found the food was absolutely stunning. The staff were very attentive and friendly and the ambience was Christmassy but not overdone. We had concerns due to covid but everything was...More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Ruislip W, General Manager at The White Bear, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2020

Good afternoon, Thank you very much for the lovely review. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your anniversary meal and we all look forward to seeing you soon! All the best, David

Reviewed 10 December 2020 via mobile

Food was excellent and the ambiance was great. The waiters took time to chat even though very busy. The duck was to die for. Great to be able to get out to a great place and the food really tasty. Will be going back very...More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Ruislip W, General Manager at The White Bear, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Anna, thanks for the review. I wish you a lovely Christmas. See you in 2021. Franco

Reviewed 8 December 2020

Have been a regular since the Raymond Blanc team took this pub on. It has consistently served the best quality food for miles around, and still does, in my opinion. Great service by friendly staff. Last night I noticed the potions seemed rather small. My...More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Ruislip W, General Manager at The White Bear, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Dave, thanks for the review and honest feedback. Have a lovely Christmas and see you in 2021. Franco

Reviewed 5 December 2020

We had a lovely meal at the White Bear. Good veggie options, Christmas menu, cocktails and great service.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Ruislip W, General Manager at The White Bear, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Sarah. Have a wonderful Christmas. Franco

Reviewed 5 December 2020

What a disappointment! Reservation on 04/12/2020 at 21h00 - 4 people We booked in our favourite pub and were all four of us very happy to have this good food again. But what a disappointment: The meats arrived cold, even the butter on the steaks...More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Ruislip W, General Manager at The White Bear, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Bertrand, thanks for the review. I am sorry to hear about the issues with your meal. I wil discuss your feedback with our kitchen team. The dessert could not be ordered as the restaurant needs to be closed by 11pm as per government guidelines....More

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lovedevils
7 December 2016|
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Response from 383triciak | Reviewed this property |
I don't know what you are even talking about. All the staff were great . Tricia
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RoshanWije
23 September 2016|
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Response from Nichola R | Reviewed this property |
Hiya, the website features both the normal menu and the special one for those on a more restricted budget but I think you won't see the specials until you actually visit.
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Response from UxbridgeJmc | Reviewed this property |
Never been there! What has this to do with The White Bear?
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