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The White Bear

$$ - $$$British, ,
Main Road | Stretton, Alfreton DE55 6ET, England
+44 1246 863274
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Restaurant Hours
British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Road | Stretton, Alfreton DE55 6ET, England
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

My partner and friend went to the restaurant last night 13/10/17. It s the first time we d been for a year as we recently moved away. As soon as we walked in we were welcomed as tho we’d been there last week, not only...More

1  Thank Michael G
Reviewed 23 September 2017

I went here again on Thursday 21st September with my wife and two friends. I had the duck breast again. Absolutely superb. The lady who took our order And served us, is the owner along with her husband who does the cooking. The lady is...More

Thank Shirazman
Reviewed 17 August 2017

bit pricey compared to other pubs but well worth paying that bit extra. The lamb shank is excellent.

1  Thank LeeBuzz
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

My fiance and I met our best man there to finalise arrangements as it was a convenient halfway meeting point. I have passed this place many times thinking that it was a pub like all the others. Well how wrong I was..just goes to show...More

1  Thank MrsRGH
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have spent another great evening at The White Bear....the food was fantastic as always...the wine exceptionally good......and as always great service....hosting is a skill and this gastro pub has it down to a T!!!!!!! What a gem on our doorstep....

1  Thank Nicola K
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Having eaten here twice in the evening off the a la Carte menu and been happy with the food, I was extremely disappointed with their Sun lunch. For £12.50 I had a tiny chicken portion, 3 roast potatoes (no mash or new potatoes), some soggy...More

1  Thank MissDiane40
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Used to go here a lot but haven't been in over a decade until a recent Sunday lunch. Lovely roast dinner. However, only a few prawns on starter dish and one piece of focaccia bread way ahead of soup arriving. Seems a bit tired. Lovely...More

3  Thank sarahoO8641GB
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Dined here with friends on a Saturday evening for dinner. Excellent food with enthusiastic service. Tempura prawns with sweet chilli perfect as was my wife's baked Brie wrapped in Parma ham. Homemade Foccacia very good quality. My duck breast was tasty, cooked really well, pink...More

1  Thank Jonathan D
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Currently on a motorcycle holiday making our way up to Scotland. Stopped en route near our first night's hotel at this quaint little gastro pub as I had seen other reviews when I did a Trip Advisor search. We didn't book in advance, but thankfully...More

1  Thank BikerAlly
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

We visited here on Saturday night for dinner. We enjoyed everything we had, it was perfect . The staff were professional and pleasant . The surroundings were lovely and traditional . We will be back .

1  Thank Donna K
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Lesley S
23 March 2017|
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Response from Nicola K | Reviewed this property |
I have seen other wheelchair users in there so I'm sure it would be fine....The toilets are all on the same level so no steps to them but they are cubicles....don't know if there is a separate toilet as I haven't really... More
4 February 2017|
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Response from susiepatogston | Property representative |
Hi There, We have on all the time - Kronenbourg, Fosters, Sheffield Pilsner and Stowford press. Hand pulls, we predominantly use Churchend Brewery and change them every 2-3 days, generally one paler and one darker, one... More
Elaine C
18 December 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road | Stretton, Alfreton DE55 6ET, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Alfreton
  • Phone Number: +44 1246 863274
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