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The Bear and Ragged Staff

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Station Road | Bransford, Bransford, Worcester WR6 5JH, England
+44 1886 833399
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Malvern
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Came for Sunday lunch with the family to kick start my 50th Birthday celebrations! We had mushrooms, soup, goats cheese and prawn cocktail to start, which were all delicious, then fish & chips, pumpkin risotto and roast pork for mains. My daughter was delighted to see an interesting vegetarian option on the menu and thoroughly enjoyed it, hubby thought the... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a Wednesday 'Steak night' because it sounded good value. The 2 ribeye steaks were rare as requested, full of flavour and superbly tender. Better steaks than we have had at several renowned 'steakhouses' in Birmingham. This chef really knows how to cook. Home made breads and ice creams and deep fried squid also hit the spot. Can't... More 

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Worcs, UK
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for lunch, good menu autumn special and a la carte. We all had the autumn special menu, plenty of choice and we had 3 courses which was very good value for money. Staff very friendly and very good service. Food excellent but the pub was very quite. Would definitely go again.

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Worcester UK
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239 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

This was our first visit despite living in Worcester. We met with relatives who were en route to Shropshire who had found The Bear through an Internet search. We were very impressed with the choices on the lunch menu and enjoyed 3 courses each. The soup was gorgeous and served with lovely tasting olive bread. The jalfrezi curry was excellent... More 

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South West London
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67 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Staying in a soulless hotel nearby I was looking for a decent meal on a chilly Monday night. A click on Trip advisor pointed me in the direction of the bear and ragstaff. What a lovely surprise. I was greeted by a friendly landlord who offered me an array of menus as well as telling me all about the curry... More 

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Pewsey, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This is our favourite place for Sunday lunch. Melt in the mouth beef, great veggie options. All home cooked and wonderful choice of puddings and cheese. Also lovely owners. You need to book. It is very popular .

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Saturday night was daughters birthday so 16 of us came to eat. food and service was its usual high standard even for a large number. It goes without saying we will be back

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We came to The Bear and Ragged Staff with our parents to celebrate my father in laws birthday! Fantastic restaurant! Brilliant staff and great food, very obliging! Will definitely be visiting again!

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The Midlands
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

A visit to The Bear & Ragged Staff and your sure to receive a warm welcome with a good selection of beers plus all the usual bets, lager, etc. Having visited several times before the welcome is no surprise, but the new Autumn menu is, it is packed with deliciously sounding exciting dishes. The service is attentive without being intrusive,... More 

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Worcs
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91 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Visited here for lunch on a Friday. The staff were very welcoming and helpful. I decided to try the chefs curry, which was jalfrezi, and was advised it was a hot one, my wife ordered the chicken.breast. Both meals were excellent and very well presented. The jalfrezi was hot and spicy, and I was told there was yoghurt available if... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$45
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Station Road | Bransford, Bransford, Worcester WR6 5JH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Worcestershire  >  Worcester  >  Bransford
  • Phone Number: +44 1886 833399

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?