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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Dog Friendly
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All reviews faggots lamb shank fish pie peas pudding curry old coaching inn the pub bar area lovely meal car park plenty of choice evening meal sunday lunch booked a table high standard brecon beacons
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stayed here for one night on a walking break and the hotel was first class. Spacious and very clean large rooms with a superb breakfast. Staff were excellent and so helpful but due to a slight staff shortage you had to order and collect drinks...More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Rooms way way over priced, very noisy, overlooking car park and at £160 a night I’d expect air conditioning or at least a fan to keep the room at a nice temperature. ( we stayed when the weather was warm). Windows open wide, wide enough...More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 5 days ago

Tried all the pubs in crickhowel and this one was the best, went twice, mussels amazing, chicken masala the best, faultless service, book early, we will be back.

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago

We managed to get booked in here for dinner, in fact our bed and breakfast booked it for us. The food was extremely good and the service very attentive. The bar area had atmosphere which is not always present these days. And by the way,...More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely old building with original features and modern standard fittings. Really, really comfortable bed. I felt like I was sleeping on a cloud! Extremely friendly and helpful staff.The food was fantastic with obvious pride in using local suppliers as they were named on the menu....More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for dinner and the food was delicious. Lasagna portions were a healthy size! Delicious, well presented. The children's chicken curry was also a good size and went down a treat. Our waiter, Sam was polite and attentive. Alex was an excellent barman, shipping...More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had seen so many good reviews on this place and thought we just had to go. It was wonderful. If you are planning on visiting Crickhowell for the weekend make sure you book as it’s very popular. The prices are very reasonable for the...More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Exceptional Food & Service. After a long lockdown in Wales this was a dinner out that didn’t disappoint. The first Monday night of opening up and we could not wait to go out for a family dinner, it was a good job we booked in...More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a family of four, we’d reserved a table at the Bear Hotel, having eaten there previously before lockdown and had a pleasant time and a lovely meal. However, this time, our experience was dreadful. Having ordered starters and three of us ordering lamb shoulder...More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just had an outstanding meal in the Bear hotel. The fish and chips were absolutely stunning as were the curries and steaks. Highly recommend, staff could not do enough.

Date of visit: April 2021
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29 December 2019|
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Response from lynda h | Property representative |
Our bar and restaurant can be accessed from the front door and all is on one level. A disabled toilet is also available
Ceri J
15 February 2018|
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Response from robertwL1023ZZ | Reviewed this property |
No, this is a relaxed old coaching inn where the ambience is very casual.
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Bear Hotel

The Bear Hotel is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4