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“Good food & good beer.” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The White Bear Inn

The White Bear Inn
Ranked #116 of 850 Restaurants in York
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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Good for: Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Stockton-on-Tees, UK
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79 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Good food & good beer.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2014 via mobile

We were doing some walking in the area & called in at the White Bear for lunch. We ate in the bar & had a beef baguette & a giant Yorkshire pudding with beef. Both dishes were lovely with a generous helping of good-quality meat. There was also a good choice of cask ales. The atmosphere in the pub was friendly & welcoming. This is a place we will return to the next time we are in the area.

Visited April 2014
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English first
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Lovely home-cooked, hot food!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2014

Food is all prepared freshly and is piping hot. Friendly staff and a homey atmosphere. Well worth a visit.

Visited April 2014
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Thank Nicky L
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Great food, great service, great price!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2014

The food is very hearty Yorkshire food. The staff were very friendly and attentive, all of which you expect. We had chefs homemade soup of the day (carrot and coriander), pheasant casserole with herb dumpling all for £10.95!!! A great gem for those visiting outside of York. Non-pretentious. The service was great and we would definitely come back.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank JezMJ
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Leicester
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78 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
“Lovely”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2014

Called here again whilst on holiday again, we were not disappointed, the lovely young girl who took our order was really helpful and knowledgeable,I had the roast beef and my husband again had the steak pie, once again everything was piping hot, served with a smile and mouthwateringly tasty, we will be back next time we are in the area, many thanks.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Eloise53
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Huddersfield
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“This time we were disappointed”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2014

Having eaten many times at the White Bear and always been well satisfied we must say that we were very disappointed on our latest visit. Maybe it was because I found a foreign object in my food i.e. a piece of plastic. We were also disappointed with the quality of the food with some of the veg only warm and the hot roast potatoes coming a little while after the rest of the food. I did complain especially about the plastic and was offered a free desert which I took. However, from our past experience I can only assume this was a one off and no doubt when next in the area will probably give it another try. Maybe the chef has changed or he was just having a bad day.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Huddersfieldterrier
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