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The Black Bear Public House

High Street, Whitchurch SY13 1AZ, England
+44 1948 663800
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
High Street, Whitchurch SY13 1AZ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Always a good vegetarian choice, dog- friendly, good atmosphere and a fine selection of well- kept beers. The staff are usually pretty nice, too.

Thank J H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cannot get enough of this place, the best Beef Roast dinner around, combined with a fine selection of ales and wines in a lovely atmosphere. Top marks as always.

Thank Unifaun
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for dinner. The staff were friendly and the pub has a lovely atmosphere. My partner had a burger and i ordered the pie. The food was ok but only ok.

Thank Heatherlady
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No stay in Shropshire is complete without treating ourselves to the Sunday Roast at the Black Bear Pub. Just amazing and don't know how they do it--turn out a meal just like my (born in Britain) mother used to make! We had called ahead to...More

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This pub was busy on our first visit to Whitchurch while touring the canals. It was obvious that it was popular with the locals and this is always a good bet. I went back to work on the computer and asked about getting a dinner...More

Thank Art H
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Faultless Sunday lunch, great value and child friendly. Looking forward to coming back and trying other dishes on the menu!

Thank ESR1985
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Fantastic place to eat top notch food decent price too plus real chips too which is a winner with me I had a burger really tasty wife had chicken n bacon with salad beautifully presented definitely go again friendly staff too

Thank bigboy25
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Have,by been for a while,but not disappointed. My son booked a table for us. This is a must really as there were 4 adults & 3children ages 2, 4, &7 yrs. Staff very friendly,helpful. Very busy, had a wait forr lunch but plenty of it....More

Thank lizterry54
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Decided to give the Black Bear a try out after one of my wife's friends said about it. Went on a Sunday lunchtime and can only reiterate what my wife's friend had said. Excellent meal and very friendly service. Give it a try if you...More

1  Thank Robert T
Reviewed 30 September 2017

I took my daughter, mother and grandmother there for a meal recently. Food and service were excellent.

Thank Sime2
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Questions & Answers
9 June 2017|
Response from David S | Reviewed this property |
As I remember it opened every night for dinner.
Jackie C
16 December 2016|
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Response from 414blackbear | Property representative |
Hello Jackie, thanks for your enquiry, we have roast beef on the menu every Sunday and there is a small car park at the rear of the premises. Cheers .
13 November 2015|
Response from 414blackbear | Property representative |
Hi, Thanks for the enquiry. Yes we are dog friendly, especially in the bar area. Customers also have well behaved small dogs under their tables when dining too. Cheers, Mark
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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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