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Bear and Ragged Staff

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We are regular visitors to the bear and every time we go we are always warmly greeted by the staff and made to feel at home. They have recently employed a new Head chef who has revamped the menu and the food is now exquisite! Don't expect to be in and out as the team put a lot of effort...

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Jeremy d, General Manager at Bear and Ragged Staff, responded to this review

Dear Emily R, Thank you for your kind and generous praise, it is always lovely to be told that you are getting some things right! We do like to try and look after our guests and also make sure that their dining experience is an enjoyable experience. I am delighted that you enjoyed The Kitchen Team's food and our Front...

Hexham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I were booked into Room 1 in the annex ("The Old Cottage Wing") on Thursday 20th April 2017 for 2 nights. My wife noticed a noisy air conditioner was located outside this annex. I raised this issue with a member of staff and asked her if this equipment was switched on overnight. She was not sure so...

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Jeremy d, General Manager at Bear and Ragged Staff, responded to this review

Dear Richerd H, I was sorry to read your review having spoken to you myself in person about your feedback. The air con is switched off every evening and I must confess, we do not have any issues normally with our guests being able to have a good nights sleep. Quite the contrary actually, but It is a shame that...

Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely pub, restaurant and small hotel. The main building is ancient and we had a fabulous room in the eaves with gorgeous bathroom. Lots of low door frames to duck through and winding stair case to ascend. The restaurant is excellent. Damien was on hand to find us a table and talk through recommendations - we felt very welcome....

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Jeremy d, General Manager at Bear and Ragged Staff, responded to this review

Dear Stuart411 Thank you for your kind words and taking the time to tell us how much that you enjoyed your stay with us. Damien certainly is a bit of a Star when it comes to looking after people and showing that little bit extra attention to detail. I am really pleased that you both enjoyed yourselves and look forward...

New Jersey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Bear and Ragged Staff offers a really nice pub stay. Our room was in a separate building next to the pub, and was fairly modern in decor. Very well designed. The staff were friendly, and it's nice to have the pub next door for a late drink or dinner. Be aware that the pub has a really good restaurant,...

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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We were able to book the whole of the Bear for 24 hours (from 11.00am on Saturday to 11.00am on Sunday) as the base for our daughter's wedding. Jeremy, Lubos and their whole team did us proud. The rooms in the main building are an example of cleverly updated period accommodation, while the outside rooms have been converted from former...

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cambridge
Reviewed 6 March 2017

A very enjoyable stay.. All the staff were very friendly and very helpful. Choices of rooms in the old building or the modernised cottage wing. Room 1 & 2 are a up a set of fairly steep steps outside. Very modern bedroom room with built in fridge (and fresh daily milk). High quality clean bedroom. Five stars for restaurant with...

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Abingdon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We chose to have lunch at the Bear and Ragged Staff in Cumnor as the trusted Tripadvisor community thought well of it. On arrival, its setting made us feel we were in the countryside, with ample parking. For use in the warmer times of year, there is seating outside, and also a fenced off play area for children with swings...

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Hope Island, Australia
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Our family of five stayed here on our way to Wales and we booked the family room on the top floor. All aspects of the room were pleasing. The restaurant served delicious food for mom and dad while the teens enjoyed pizza in the large room upstairs. Can't wait to visit again!

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Nottingham
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We would give 5 for our evening meal here. There was a new chef in the last couple of weeks, and he came out to speak to diners for feedback. Everything we had was lovely, and the service was excellent. The dining room and conservatory are both really lovely spaces. Breakfast was quite good also. We would go with a...

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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for a family two night break for a 70th Birthday, lovely clean rooms light and modern staff incredibly helpful and friendly. Food was wonderful the taster boards lovely all in all a lovely stay in this delightful pub

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Not only does the Bear and Ragged Staff serve fantastic food throughout the day, its conversion to a Country Inn is complete with the opening in December 2012 of the last five of nine rooms. The Bear is now in a position to offer a full suite of services to the discerning traveler whether on business or just looking for a home away from home for a few days.Our food ethos can be summed up very simply, local where possible, absolutely fresh, prepared in our own kitchen. The Bear's food offering can best be described as eclectic, mainly British food, prepared with loving care and attention in well equipped kitchens, beautifully presented and served by well trained floor staff. And all this with a wine list carefully selected for quality and value. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bear and Ragged Staff

Address: 28 Appleton Road | Cumnor, Oxford OX2 9QH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
Price Range: $198 - $319 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bear and Ragged Staff 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Air Conditioner noise”
richardhN7602OD, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The family room is at the top, up a very old winding staircase. Felt like a Harry Potter film!”
Aussiem0m, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“This is an old building at the front so the floors are not sound proofed.”
H2665YOsimons, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The new wing offers much easier access”
777jonathane, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you have big suitcases avoid the rooms in the Landlord's Wing as you'll struggle on the spiral staircases.”
Nyonya, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
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