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Ye Old Black Bear Inn - CLOSED

68 High Street, Tewkesbury GL20 5BJ, England
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good26%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible20%
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“oldest pub” (12 reviews)
“real ale” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Pub, British
68 High Street, Tewkesbury GL20 5BJ, England
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Reviewed 9 April 2017

We went in as the exterior looked so attractive. Inside is tired, grubby (as are the people we saw working there) and uncomfortable. The woman behind the bar looked at my husband as if he was mad when he asked for an alcohol-free lager as...More

Thank Caroline L
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Decided to end a long journey with a meal here as in the summer it's a nice place to come on a sunny Sunday. I had my partner, her elderly mother and my 4 year old daughter. I am still upset that I put my...More

1  Thank Martin S
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Dropped in for a drink. The publican was so accomodating! Eager to share the history of the pub. In fact gave us a brochure on it. Well worth a visit.

Thank grumorf
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We've visited this pub last week with the intention of having a drink and possibly something to eat! The Pub was very grubby ! And also in need of a refurbishment! Such a shame that a wonderful old building has not been looked after! Didn't...More

Thank jeffkingnet
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

My main comment about this place is; for such a historic listed pub and building it lacks character! I was last here 35 years ago and my memories were not restored! I guess it's now just a general everyday high street chain pub.

Thank Rory A
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Good tasty food decent beer. Beautiful old building. Service was prompt and cheery. 2 for £9.99 is a good deal with lots of choice.

Thank John C
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Very cosy Tudor style pub. Good priced food. I am from Cheltenham and I often come here. The beer is good too. This is good for Camra members too as you get a discount on real ale. In a great location. Nice place to come...More

Thank Tania-Baglady E
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

We had lunch in this pub and I have to say the food was really good and the customer service was second to none. It was a dog friendly pub, which handed out bags of dog biscuits, which was brilliant. I would definitely go back...More

Thank Glasto09
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Made our way here purposely it is a lovely olde worlde pub 5 or 6 real ales served by a young man who cares about what he does, he was on his own but was in full control. Served us our drinks took our food...More

Thank BruceBedford
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Oldest pub in Gloucester. Check ou the ceiling in the room with the pool table. Some god traditional ales and decent food

Thank Karen K
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Restaurant Details

Pub, British
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68 High Street, Tewkesbury GL20 5BJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Tewkesbury
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