The Bear Hotel

The Bear Hotel, High Street, Cowbridge, United Kingdom, CF71 7AF
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Opening Information

Everyday: 9 AM - 11 PM

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Families and Children Welcome

About The Bear Hotel

Here at The Bear, we specialise not only in amazing food, but amazing atmosphere. Each of our Cowbridge restaurants has its own distinct vibe, to compliment the food it serves – from relaxed American-style dining, to thoroughly British Sunday roasts.

Our chefs at The Bear are passionate about local produce – grown from Welsh soil and reared on Welsh grass, so expect menus that are fresh, rustic and to die for.

Cuisine: Contemporary
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Sunday, 16 June 2019

Great service and value Sunday roast for large family table on fathers day.

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Visited On Tuesday, 18 June 2019

I had a very pleasant evening with some work friends - we always enjoy ourselves here.

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Visited On Sunday, 16 June 2019

Food was amazing and service was first rate this was our first visit to the The Bear Hotel and sure it want be our last

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Visited On Saturday, 15 June 2019

Amazing food in a lovely setting. Great value. Only downside was pretty slow service on all parts (drinks/ordering/clearing) Would otherwise highly recommend.

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Visited On Friday, 14 June 2019

Look forward to coming again

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Visited On Friday, 14 June 2019

A lovely old hotel with a friendly atmosphere, good service and excellent accommodation. It is conveniently placed to visit so many places of interest.

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Visited On Friday, 07 June 2019

The food was very good, the service was attentive but not overbearing and the whole experience was top notch.

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Visited On Thursday, 06 June 2019

The food was absolutely delicious. Being vegetarians we struggle to find nice places to eat and we throughly enjoyed every course! The staff were so friendly and helpful and we’ll be back for sure for date nights!

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Visited On Sunday, 02 June 2019

Excellent, as usual.

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Visited On Sunday, 02 June 2019

Service was slow. Didn’t really seem to be anyone taking charge in the restaurant. Lots of younger people without any experience. Could have done with someone taking charge to make it more efficient. Empty glasses left on the table, wife asked for a well done beef and the girls who brought the food didn’t know what was what.

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Visited On Friday, 10 May 2019

The dinner was absolutely lovely, great service and a lovely dining area too. The Bear was very accommodating to a large group of 18 people and provided a wonderful meal

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Visited On Saturday, 25 May 2019

Excellent meal and service. Will definitely be going again.

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Visited On Sunday, 19 May 2019

We had made a reservation several months in advance and because of the size of the party pre ordered our main course. We were sat at a long table in the corner with only one way in and out which meant that six people had to slide their way the length of the seat to get out which meant everyone had to get up. The end of the table was placed under a low level light fitting which you hit with your head every time you stood up. We arrived and it took about twenty minutes before anyone even acknowledged we had arrived and no one even asked if we wanted a drink or starter. They brought out the mains about 40 minutes later with only two bowls of vegetables for 12 people, we had to ask for extra and some people were kept exiting over 5 minutes for vegetables. After the main was finished we were left with empty plates in front of us for an additional 20 minutes and we had to finally ask for the dessert menu and waited again a further 15 minutes and had to ask for someone to take our dessert order. It is not very often we are all able to get together as a family and this experience was very disappointing and very poor in service and the table was very inconveniently placed.

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Visited On Sunday, 19 May 2019

We had a lovely meal. Great service. Staff were helpful in advising what meals contained gluten.

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Visited On Wednesday, 01 May 2019

We regularly use The Bear and have done for the past nine years. The food is always excellent along with the service; we are never disappointed! In our opinion The Bear is the best place to eat in Cowbridge because the food and service is consistently of a high standard and you are never let down.

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Visited On Sunday, 28 April 2019

All round this was a very enjoyable experience. We were a very large party and felt welcomed and well accommodated. Good value for money and nice venue.

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Visited On Friday, 26 April 2019

Special birthday celebration for one of our party which was thoroughly enjoyed

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Visited On Saturday, 20 April 2019

Everything was perfect! From service to food!

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Visited On Tuesday, 16 April 2019

Lovely meal and great service

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Visited On Saturday, 23 March 2019

Excellent service. Very friendly staff.

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Visited On Saturday, 02 March 2019

Great stay and the food was amazing. The staff were very nice and welcoming and the steak we had was top drawer.

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Visited On Wednesday, 20 February 2019

We thoroughly enjoyed our lunchtime experience at The Bear! Top Drawer!

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Visited On Friday, 08 February 2019

Absolutely amazing restaurant, food and drink was fantastic! The staff were very professional and I would highly recommend the Bear Hotel to anyone.

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Visited On Friday, 01 February 2019

Lovely staff, very nice food.

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Visited On Tuesday, 15 January 2019

We all really enjoyed- thank you.

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