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Choose the bar, conservatory or our restaurant room

2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

Breakfast Full English served:
Mon-Fri: 7am-9am; Sat & Sun: 8am-10am


Mon- Thurs served 11.30 - 2.00pm

Fri served 11.30 - 2.00pm

Sat served 11.30 - 2.30pm


Mon- Thurs served 6.00- 9.00pm

Fri served 6.00 - 9.30pm

Sat served 6.00 - 9.30pm

Sunday Lunch 

served: Noon-2.30pm

For food, The Bear excels as well.

Our dining room and bar area offer the best of both worlds. Our menu is fully chef prepared using only the best local produce by Head Chef Dylan Bettson.

For a quick lunch, we offer light bites to suit everyone, with quick service to match. Or you may choose to dine in the Twenty Six restaurant, one of the the outstanding features of the hotel.

- Fully Air Conditioned in the Bar & Restaurant
- Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Served
- Food Served in the Bar & Restaurant
- Bookings 1 to 100
- Sunday Lunch

We're open 7 days a week for food, with our Sunday Lunch a speciality.

See our menus below.

> Starters

Soup of the day with Homemade Bread £4.50

Salt & Pepper Prawns with Sweet Chilli Dipping Sauce £8

Confit Duck Croquettes with Plum Sauce & Pea Shoots £7

Seared Scallops with Pumpkin Puree, 
Chorizo & Cherry Tomatoes £8

Ham Hock Terrine with Pea Puree, Quails Egg,
Crispy Parma Ham, Toasted Sourdough & Pea Shoots £6.50

Cheese Soufflé with Pear & Walnut Salad 
& Toasted Sourdough £6.50

Sharing Platter with Potted Ham Hock, Scotch Quails Egg,
Confit Duck Croquettes,Cheese Soufflé,
Homemade Sourdough & Dressed Leaves £12

> Mains

Hand Cut Local Fillet Steak with Dressed Leaves & Chips £25
Choose from Peppercorn, Mushroom or Stilton Sauce £2

Roast Chicken Breast with Wild Mushroom Sauce, 
New Potatoes, Lardons & Savoy £16

Beef Wellington with Local Fillet, Dauphinoise, 
Broccoli & Madeira Jus £22

Roast Venison Haunch with Nutmeg Creamed Potatoes, 
Shitake Mushrooms, Lardons, Blackberry Jus & Vegetables £18

Smoked Haddock, Poached Egg, Crushed New Potatoes 
with Wholegrain Mustard Sauce £14

Wild Mushroom & Chestnut Pithivier 
with Wholegrain Mustard Mash & Vegetables £12

> Old Favourites & Smaller Portions

4oz Local Fillet Steak with Chips & Dressed Leaves £13
Choose from Peppercorn, Mushroom or Stilton Sauce £2

Steak Burger with Cheddar or Stilton, Gem Lettuce,
Tomato, Caramelised Onions, Pickle, 
Homemade Ketchup & Chips £9/£12

Beer Battered Fish & Chips with Tartar Sauce
& Mushy Peas £9/£13

Slow Cooked Steak, Guinness & Root Vegetable Pie
with Chips or Mash £9/£14

Fish Pie with Salmon, Cod & Smoked Haddock
& Crusty Bread £9/£14

> Sandwiches

Sandwiches (Served 11.30 until 2.30 Mon-Sat)

B.L.T £5.50

Tuna Mayonnaise £5.50

Brie, Bacon & Cranberry £5.50  

Cheddar with Pickle £5.50

Sausage with Red Onion Marmalade & Watercress £6       

Fillet Steak & Onion Open with Watercress & Balsamic £8

Crayfish with Lemon Mayonnaise £6.50

Smoked Salmon with Cream Cheese £6.50

Ham Hock, Mustard Mayo and Pickles £5.50

> Childrens Menu

Breaded Chicken, Chips and Peas £5

Fish and Chips £5

Fish Pie £5

Steak Burger with Cheese £5

> Sides


Mashed Potatoes £3

Buttered New Potatoes £3

Creamed Savoy & Bacon £3        

Braised Red Cabbage £3

Mixed Salad £3

Dressed Leaves £3

Homemade White Bread Basket £2

Garlic Bread £2.50

Garlic Bread with Cheese £3 

Garlic Bread with Cheese & Red Onion Marmalade £3.50


> Desserts

Desserts will be served until 3:00PM for lunchtime service

Hot Chocolate Fondant with Chocolate Honeycomb Ice Cream
& Honeycomb Pieces £6

Warm Chocolate Brownie with Clotted Cream Ice cream £6

Bailey’s Crème Brulee with Raisin Shortbread £6

Chocolate, Chestnut & Hazelnut Tart with Crème Fraiche £6

Cappuccino Semi-Freddo with Chocolate & Walnut Biscotti £6

Selection of Cheeses with Accompaniments £7/£11/£15.50

Ice Creams £1.50 a Scoop