The Bear Hotel

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

Everyday: 9 AM - 11 PM

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor Seating
  • 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
Price point:
£ £ £ £ £

Availability

Available Offers
This offer has price variations on different days. View full details.
Description
Available Dates
This reservation cannot be modified online. Please contact the restaurant directly to update this reservation.
Edit / Cancel Reservation
Diners Review
5 Stars
4 Stars
3 Stars
2 Stars
1 Star
Sort By:
5 Stars:
69
4 Stars:
19
3 Stars:
3
2 Stars:
4
1 Star:
2
Visited On Monday, 20 January 2020

The leek and potato soup was delicious it is one of my favourites and didn't disappoint. Friendly atmosphere all the staff were very attentive

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Monday, 13 January 2020

All staff were very friendly, helpful and efficient.

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Saturday, 04 January 2020

Having been a regular visitor to the Bear over the years for lunch we found ourselves very disappointed with the evening meal !!! Our mains; oxtail & beef stew was served with no potatoes and the chicken breast with only dauphinois and no vegetables !! No option on the menu to order a side of veg ...... had we been able to order sides of potatoes or vegetables the meal would have been far more enjoyable.

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Thursday, 02 January 2020

It’s good that the Bear is still an enjoyable place to eat and socialise. I understand my Grandmother enjoyed meals at the Bear in the 1920’s and 30’s . It’s good the tradition of excellence is still alive and well.

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Tuesday, 17 December 2019

Our waiter . Do not know his name but he was excellent really helpful charming and although something went wrong with the booking he more than compensated for that and handled the situation very well. I am Sorry dot remember his name.

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Monday, 16 December 2019

Service, experience and food was outstanding yesterday. Staff were very accommodating as we had some dietary requirements. Couldn't fault a thing! Can't wait to return. Thank you.

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Sunday, 08 December 2019

Food arrived before our drinks, had to remind the waiter for these. Coffee put on table but no milk or sugar, again had to ask for these.

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Saturday, 07 December 2019

The food was very good (veg could have been cooked a little more but that is personal preference). Staff was professional and friendly and the service was good. Thank you for an enjoyable meal.

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Friday, 06 December 2019

Could not fault anything, it was a perfect evening in every way- thank you

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Tuesday, 26 November 2019

Unfortunately, the kitchen was very slow. We waited an hour for our appetizers to arrive in total lunch took over 2 hours. While our servers were great, I felt you were a little short staffed.

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Monday, 25 November 2019

Superb service and lovely food.

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Saturday, 23 November 2019

Great restaurant with very good food and service. The team checked if everything was OK and were very friendly. Would recommend lunch here.

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Saturday, 16 November 2019

Lovely!!!!!

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Sunday, 17 November 2019

Fantastic

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Saturday, 16 November 2019

We had a lovely birthday celebration for my mum. The staff could not have made her feel more special if they tried and the food was excellent.

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Friday, 08 November 2019

It's a shame there isn't a lift to cater for disabled people like myself and the WiFi didn't work at all but everything else was so utterly outstanding including the staff, that this was easily overlooked by me.

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Saturday, 02 November 2019

Top quality food with very attentive staff.

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Saturday, 02 November 2019

Delicious food in a beautiful restaurant, brilliant service, highly recommend!👌🏼

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Saturday, 02 November 2019

Excellent

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Wednesday, 30 October 2019

The staff were wonderful - very friendly and helpful. Excellent service. The salsa with my chicken was a bit lacking in flavour and the coffee wasn’t very good - quite bitter. Otherwise very good.

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Friday, 25 October 2019

Food was really excellent but drinks service in particular was slow and haphazard and we didn’t get all of the drinks we ordered and some of those we did get were wrong. It was a very busy night so you are excused for this because the food was great.

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Friday, 18 October 2019

Very friendly and Excellent service as always thank you

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Saturday, 12 October 2019

Great service and fantastic food we can’t wait to come back

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Sunday, 06 October 2019

The host was really accommodating and helpful , really good service , food and drink , excellent Sunday roast , thank you

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money
Visited On Saturday, 21 September 2019

Fantastic service, friendly and helpful. It was my second large party booking and all meals were stunning and cooked to perfection for all individuals.

Reviewed On
Please enter a reason for Reporting this Review:
How likely would you be to recommend us to a friend or colleague?
Food & Drink
Service
Atmosphere
Value for Money