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The Bear Inn

££ - £££, British,
Tostock Road, Beyton, Bury St Edmunds IP30 9AG, England
+44 1359 270249
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“pie” (10 reviews)
“thai curry” (3 reviews)
“pudding” (12 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Tostock Road, Beyton, Bury St Edmunds IP30 9AG, England
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1 - 10 of 264 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Went with a large group of ladies and the food service and staff were all excellent, very enjoyable evening.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank lucyknight
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I popped in for a quick bite to eat, fortunately food was available even at 4PM on a Tuesday. Had a great Steak n Chips, with some Tuesday Grill Discount, and was well looked after. Interesting little eatery that took the time to look after...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank AATommy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Where do I start. Nice welcome as entering building as had a table booked for 115 on Monday 17th December. My husband ordered the home smoked duck and I ordered the bonbons. The waiter then said that the duck starter had sold out. Not a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank 105serinaa
Reviewed 2 December 2018

Booked table to celebrate my husband's, friends and my birthdays. Booked and were greeted by very pleasant staff. Table was so rocky there was no way we could balance a glass on it. Staff rushed around finding wedges (three in all) to stop the rock...More

Date of visit: December 2018
4  Thank Nicnac2511
Reviewed 24 November 2018

Visited the refurbished pub today for a late lunch and despite the lovely village setting and nicely decorated bar and eating areas we were disappointed with the food. The menu was fairly limited but looked nice. My husband chose the Massaman curry (light bite) and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank JaneRuffell
Reviewed 18 November 2018

Ate dinner here recently, very easy to book in at late notice, the food was excellent, of high quality and plenty of it, the game terrine was delicious as was the pie, presented well and great service, plentiful selection on the bar, this is high...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank oliverbez
Reviewed 9 November 2018

This is a high price pub...expensive drinks , high priced mains ...£6.50 for dessert...definitely won't visit again ....a village pub trying to be a restaurant...£14.50 for fish and soggy chips...with frozen peas...Lamb Tajine with apricots and squash was a bowl of lamb stew in gravy...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank g0rd0njenny
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Visited here yesterday. Wonderful lunch. Proper Sunday lunch. Most welcomed. Great staff. Fresh food beautifully prepared.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank MrsK20
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

We’ve had lunch and dinner here recently, both excellent for food, service and beer. Really interesting menu. I enjoyed the pie so much I had it on both occasions. Not the warmest of venues, and if I was being fussy about the food, I would...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank AndyTr2014
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

2nd time we have been on a Sunday and 2nd amazing roast we have had here! Visited many times before for chargrilled Tuesday which is amazing value as 2 for 1 on chargrill menu. Service is good and lovely atmosphere

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank deborahsM8214FF
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$36
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tostock Road, Beyton, Bury St Edmunds IP30 9AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Bury St Edmunds  >  Beyton
  • Phone Number: +44 1359 270249
  • E-mail
We are an independent Pub Restaurant serving great quality, home made pub food. Our bar is open seven days a week, and we serve food from Tuesday to Saturday 12noon to 9pm, and Sunday 12noon to 6pm. We serve British food with a contemporary twist, using quality locally sourced ingredients.
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