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The Public Bar at the White Bear

££ - £££, British,
Wellgarth, Masham HG44NL, England
+44 1765 689319
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beer bread” (10 reviews)
“fish pie” (16 reviews)
“cheese board” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Wellgarth, Masham HG44NL, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Masham has plenty of places to eat but we chose to eat here 3 evenings during our one week stay which says something about this delightful pub. We ate once in the dining room and twice in the bar since the dining room was full...More

Thank Graham H
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was about 3pm when we called in to see if food was still being served and it was with nothing off the menu either. We had 2 mains and were not disappointed. I had the steak and ale pie with chips and peas this...More

Thank Christine D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's been a year since we were last here, but it has not change. The staff are still the most friendly bunch we have come across. Went up to the bar which was very busy but the lovely lady told us she will be with...More

Thank sarah-jane m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We could not have been made more welcome by the staff, the beer was excellent as was the range and standard of food and we really enjoyed our time here so much so we went twice>

Thank nigelb225
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in on way through Masham and decided to stop for something to eat. We hadn't booked and the pub was busy, but the staff were very friendly and accommodating. A small wait for the food to arrive but in such lovely surroundings and atmosphere...More

Thank JS879
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent service, excellent food with very generous portions and reasonably priced. Would defo return. The baguettes are huge. So only order one if hungry :)

Thank robbie772015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lunch very good for both of us, Theakstons OP excellent, service very good. But a tad expensive ( nearly £18 each 1 course) for quite small portions, we had sliced roast sirloin beef with veg Yorkshire pud and horseradish, but it all tasted great!

Thank Por99ter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The menu is extensive, the food is very good and the beer is unbelievable. I have wanted to visit Masham for decades so this was a pilgrimage for me. We both enjoyed the experience and we shall be back. What a treat to visit here....More

Thank GwynRoberts
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Excellent, well trained, polite staff. The food is of a very good quality and delicious, and the surroundings both inside and out are very well kept. A very good choice of ales which my husband enjoyed as I don't appreciate a good ale. Very popular...More

Thank Christine M
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We were recommended by a friend who was staying in Bedale. When we arrived at the hotel we were greeted by very friendly staff & were shown to our reserved table. The food was fantastic as was the service. .We had a Starter to share...More

Thank David H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$24
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wellgarth, Masham HG44NL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Masham
  • Phone Number: +44 1765 689319
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