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3 Bath Road | Melksham, Melksham SN12 6LL, England
+44 1225 792690
08:00 - 01:00
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only popped in for a coffee & a glass of wine with my mum, very busy & short staffed but when served the bartender was very apologetic about our waiting time & she was very kind. Plus the coffee & wine was lovely .

Thank Indya94
Melksham, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on at Sunday morning at around 10am and ordered eggs benedict which was lovely. The place was busy but the food was quick to arrive. I was suprised to see others ordering food off the non breakfast menu which I hadn't realised was an option and good to remember. It appears this place has had new chairs which look... More 

Thank Sarah C
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been to The Bear frequently but of late it has been rather disappointing some of its staff seem as if they can't be bothered and some downright brusque. We usually have a breakfast and on a few occasions now the toast has been cold and the rest mediocre such a shame as we did enjoy going there as my wife... More 

1 Thank christopher b
Gold Coast, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

More a Pub than restaurant, was busy night we ate here Served quick, food was OK, but wouldn't rush back

Thank Michael M
Trowbridge, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a quick pint with friends, pub was nearly empty but still took nearly 10 mins to get served.

Thank jdtfdhjgdhhh
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

As a Weatherspoons you know what you are getting. Food service very quick and efficient. However they need to focys more staff on the bar at lunchtime to get orders processed quicker. Better than many Weatherspoons

Thank Anthony N
Melksham, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Not a fan of Wetherspoons to be honest, but this actually is not that bad. Food service is pretty quick. Given the volume of customers the decor seems to be wearing well and does not look to worn out.

Thank UkAwayfromhome
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

I'm not usually a fan of Wetherspoons to be honest but it was New Year's Day and most places were closed! However I was pleasantly surprised by The Bear. The food we ordered was of a good quality and arrived very speedily. Friendly staff too.

Thank Kathryn D
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20 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Friends popped in for a sausage sandwich and coffee. One lad behind the bar serving. I managed to leave do my shopping and return and my friends still had not been served. Not a fan but it is what it is.

1 Thank John W
Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

We ate here Saturday for brunch and I had the halloumi wrap- it arrived swiftly and was very tasty. The rest of our party had the all day breakfast which looked lovely- all hot and plenty of it. You cant beat Wetherspoon's for good value and tasty food- I have never had a bad meal in one! Can recommend!

1 Thank clarkey15

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Bath Road | Melksham, Melksham SN12 6LL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Melksham
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 792690
Introducing the Bear Melksham The bear is a beautiful modern country pub set in the picturesque town of Melksham, Wiltshire. The bear has an outstanding interior, and an award winning exterior. Winning 1st place for Melksham in bloom and 2nd place for 'best floral pub venue' in the south west. We pride ourselves on bringing the best customer experience 365 days a year. The pub also holds the title of 'best toilet facilities' in England. The bear there are several 'club days' for our customers to enjoy Monday Club - cheap drink offers and selected menu items under £3 Tuesday- is our very popular STEAK Club. Steak & a drink all under £10 Wednesday- CHICKEN club. Selected chicken meals at discounted prices, including a free drink. Come and join us for 'wing it Wednesday!' Thursday- we become the uk's biggest curry house Friday- FiSH Friday Sunday- Sunday lunch available all day.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?