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The White Bear

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
British, Pub, Gastropub
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Main Road | Stretton, Alfreton DE55 6ET, England
+44 1246 863274
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We came here last weekend for a meal, a warm cozy atmosphere. The menu has plenty of choice and the food was fantastic. Service was spot on. Would definitely return again.

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Thank Helssell
Alfreton, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The White Bear is a real find. This was our first visit here. We had a really warm welcome. The menu and specials were fully explained and whilst we sat in the bar area with our drinks our order was taken. We had the lamb kleftika and the salmon and monkfish. The surroundings are so lovely and quaint but mind... More 

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Thank Bernadette H
Alfreton, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another great meal at The a White Bear. We try to come here as regular as possible as the food, wine and hospitality are always spot on.

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Thank DerbyshireFoodie1
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the white bear for a meal it was the first time we had been there what a lovely pub they had hand pulled ales the landlady was most helpful nothing was too much trouble & the food was excellent we will definitely go again

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Thank davidrobotham23
derbyshire
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As other diners have commented from the outside it doesn't look much,but do not be put off,I repeat DO NOT be put off ,inside it is very nice some of the best food and best service we have ever had and if you read my other revues I'm very picky.Do not miss this gem of a restuarant.

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Thank tezibear60
Birmingham
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This pub looks very ordinary from the outside but the inside is homely and the food is fresh, well cooked, tasty and served hot. Strangely the menu is on a blackboard which isn't obvious when you first walk in. You need to book and it's better to be seated in the bar area which is cosier and more atmospheric than... More 

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Thank 121sb
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Me and my husband go here regularly...probably once a month...For a night out...meal and plenty of drinks!!!! The service is always fantastic...and I've experienced shocking service and been a waitress myself!!! I love the blackboard menu and have sampled a large selection from it...and we have never had a bad meal....It is always delicious ....The wine is gorgeous and a... More 

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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Once again an excellent meal, drinks and friendly service. Highly recommended. Nice choice of cask ales, on this occasion it was "Reinbeer" 3.7% to accompany the perfectly cooked rack of lamb.

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Thank Julian S
Alfreton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Dined here on a number of occasions with friends and family. Excellent in every way. Atmosphere, food, staff all amazing.

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Thank BarrieM51
Ashover, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Our family group of 8, went for Sunday lunch, to celebrate my mother's 80th birthday at The White Bear - somewhere we have been to many times before. The food was excellent (as usual) and without exception, everyone in our party enjoyed what they had - Pork belly x3, Rack of Lamb x2, Fish, Turkey & 1 other. Having requested... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$41
Cuisine
British, Pub, Gastropub
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road | Stretton, Alfreton DE55 6ET, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Alfreton
  • Phone Number: +44 1246 863274

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?