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The Black Bear Public House

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High Street, Whitchurch SY13 1AZ, England
+44 1948 663800
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Nantwich, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Town centre location, beautiful old timber framed building. Excellent choice of ales, delicious food. A proper, rustic English pub. Perfect!

Thank amandaclark150
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A great family friendly pub situated in an interesting and historical small town. The Black Bear offers a good selection of home cooked food using locally sourced produce. The menu offers a small but varied selection of tasty fare ranging from smaller snacks to main meals. I would highly recommend this dining experience to others who enjoy good honest food... More 

Thank 755joannak
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49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely charming pub. Thanks nay been for drinks but it has a very homely, old fashioned feel about the place. The food looks amazing and they have music on during certain weeks

Thank Sue K
Cleckheaton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Just eaten a particularly excellent meal at this public house. I had the steak and ale pie with homemade chips, gorgeous thick gravy and a nice selection of veg. Hubby had the braised shin of beef with the chips and veg. Both were piping hot, freshly cooked and of excellent quality. All followed by delicious homemade desserts. The bread and... More 

1 Thank Karen B
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Look forward to dining here with family when we visit. Whitchurch.We also use it as a mid way meeting place for family from south. We recommended here to our neighbours & they do same now as a half way meet up with family from Midlands.

Thank lizterry54
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

Eight lady shopkeeper from the top of The High Street in Whitchurch had a Christmas night out. Meal and service were excellent, We all had a fantastic time. Thanks Happy Christmas to all.

Thank CheshireJap1952
Whitchurch, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Without doubt Shropshire lager was the best drink I have ever had. Food and atmosphere was brilliant.

1 Thank matthiles
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74 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

One of the better pubs in Whitchurch, a moderate selection of well kept real ale. Food is good quality and large quantities, no fancy stuff thank God. Surved food on a Sunday evening. I was not impressed by the posters on in ceiling in the bar area, but then I am an old ____.

Thank Discosk8
Chester, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

A friend wanted to treat me to a meal and asked me to recommend somewhere in Whitchurch. I had absolutely no hesitation in recommending the Black Bear. Please see my previous visit review. To return and receive the equally good service from very pleasant friendly staff, quality meal, for a very reasonable price in lovely warm surroundings confirms that my... More 

Thank Elless_13
Oswestry, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Called here in the off chance , quirky place , they served Shropshire lager and it was good . I ordered the Thai curry and it was without doubt better than any Indian I've ever had .

2 Thank daveboat

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Whitchurch SY13 1AZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Whitchurch
  • Phone Number: +44 1948 663800

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?