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The Bear and Ragged Staff

££ - £££, British,
Station Road | Bransford, Bransford WR6 5JH, England
+44 1886 833399
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Station Road | Bransford, Bransford WR6 5JH, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Having not seen the menu I rang and asked about Vegetarian options although I am partially vegan. I was impressed with the range of vegan/vegetarian food. I had roast aubergine with side order of chips. It was great, large portion and excellent tomatoe sauce. Sizeable...More

1  Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We try to have a country pub lunch every week and after some research I chose this one based on previous reviews. I wasn’t disappointed. My husband enjoyed his local beer and my wine was very acceptable. My husband ordered the fish and chips which...More

1  Thank Lel1951
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled on this place on our way home from the Malvern Garden Show.. The food was fantastic, will defiantly visit again.

1  Thank Hackett-C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even though this pub is almost on my doorstep I've not been here for about 30 years and had a not very good meal there then, but I have missed out, and visited after reading other reviews and I'm glad I did, the food was...More

1  Thank lesley b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic place well worth a visit. Great atmosphere and very welcoming Great beer fabulous food. Very clean

1  Thank Julie P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s been a while since we’ve been here, we won’t leave it so long next time. A proper English country pub serving great food, a good menu with something for everyone. Very helpful and friendly staff, I would highly recommend a visit .

1  Thank Jwb0901
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A group of 18 of us had a dinner here. We ate in an area just away from the bar, more like a private room, and all had our own pre-booked choices. The pub is certainly not a modern set-up and "quaint" might fit the...More

1  Thank keith d
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Visited for the first time with two friends. A warm welcome on arriving in the bar. Opted for lunch-time light menu. Food was excellent especially the tempura prawns. All four of us were very pleased with the meals we selected. No complaints at all. Service...More

3  Thank Sean D
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

First visit in nearly a year, but this time with the family for dinner on a Saturday night. The question was, would it live up to my memories, or like so many other establishments had a change of staff & fail to deliver. Well I...More

3  Thank Steve C
Reviewed 25 July 2018

This must be the best pub food we ever experienced on our excursions around the West Midlands. Traditional pub menu but, oh what quality. Exquisite fish pie and unmatchable ham egg and thrice cooked chips! Friendly attentive people but the whole pub is ruled by...More

1  Thank Beechlaw
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Susan O
28 December 2015|
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Response from Lynda W | Property representative |
Hello. Yes, dogs are allowed in the bar (on a lead) & the previous responses are correct, Princess is very friendly!
14 July 2015|
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Response from Lynda W | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for your enquiry. No problem with gluten/dairy free. We make everything here and can amend most of the dishes on on our menu to suit. I would recommend advising us when you book so we can try to offer a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$47
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Station Road | Bransford, Bransford WR6 5JH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Worcestershire  >  Malvern Hills  >  Bransford
  • Phone Number: +44 1886 833399
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