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The Bear Grills Bistro

Market Place | The Bear Hotel Market Place, Devizes, England
+44 1380 722444
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“cajun chicken” (3 reviews)
“fish” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Steakhouse, British, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Market Place | The Bear Hotel Market Place, Devizes, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I like places such as the amazingly cozy Bear Inn restaurant/woody pub room. The owner's a bit crusty and sharp, but grew on us immensely during tour meal. We'd been forewarned about his reputed demeanor by our self cater hostess who vowed never to re-enter...More

Thank preglad
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Convenient location on the market place, this is a spacious bar of the hotel with plenty of seating in relaxed or more formal settings. We had dinner on a Saturday, the choice was good, the staff were helpful and the service efficient. Portion sizes were...More

1  Thank Russell S
Reviewed June 4, 2018

We ate dinner here recently and it was very good. Obviously local, quality produce, cooked well and with excellent service. My husband and Dad had the fish, which they said was delicious and I had the Cajun chicken which was also very good. We shared...More

2  Thank Suzanne B
Reviewed March 28, 2018

Had a well-crafted tradition Sunday lunch. Everything was well presented and prepared. The wine, a Rioja, was good. I was most impressed by the staff, who worked with the quiet efficiency of a seamless team. Will not disappoint.

2  Thank Mark L
Reviewed October 15, 2017

Booked up for a birthday treat for my husband oh dear wish I hadn't bothered. We have eaten here before quite a few times. Lovely atmosphere and it was very busy. Staff were reasonably attentive but could have injected a bit of personality into their...More

2  Thank bernipops
Reviewed September 21, 2017

Called by chance when visiting Devizes and what a find. We were made very welcome by Marta who oversaw that one meal was adapted for a gluten free eater. The food was excellent and well presented and a good choice on the menu. The ambiance...More

Thank Malcolm C
Reviewed August 13, 2017

Very disappointing, roast potatoes undercooked, roast beef very tough, when table was cleared and staff member asked if all ok, I replied that the beef was very tough and should have been given a steak knife to cut it with, his response was that they...More

1  Thank jtc234
Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

We stopped for supper and came back later for coffee. There is a lovely atmosphere and a menu with many options.

Thank fritsez2018
Reviewed July 4, 2017

I'd love to hear Gordon Ramsey's appraisal of the food that was put in front of my wife and I this evening. There would have been a lot of F's, but none of them meaning fabulous!

1  Thank richardmullins2017
Reviewed June 16, 2017

We decided to have a sandwich and a beer before our tour of Wadworths Brewery, the Bear did us proud, the food was good as was the service, excellent choice, well satisfied.

Thank Trevor W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Place | The Bear Hotel Market Place, Devizes, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Devizes
  • Phone Number: +44 1380 722444
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