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The Black Bear Public House

High Street, Whitchurch SY13 1AZ, England
+44 1948 663800
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“black beans” (87 reviews)
“bakewell tart” (6 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
High Street, Whitchurch SY13 1AZ, England
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1 - 10 of 359 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

6 drafts on tap as well as two flat ciders. Music is kept to a low level. Lots of character. Would happily return, preferably while not being the designated driver!

Thank tiberius m
Reviewed 1 week ago

We left sunny Stoke and headed for the windy and wet outreaches of the Shropshire countryside. It is a town well blessed with public houses But I am glad we saved the best till last. My wife felt a little peckish earlier and nibbled on...More

Thank Meals-on-heels
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a cracking place, food was absolutely superb, what a great choice of menu and great service. Certainly the best roast dinner I've had out and my family agreed.

Thank Chris N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a find! Great atmosphere and cosy friendly pub. Just had drinks but the food coming out of the kitchen looked delicious! We will def make this a regular stop off!

Thank jacstone65
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A last minute visit but they still found us a table, the staff were so welcoming and helpful. The choice of beer is really good and the Stout I had was superb. I have had food here before and never been disappointed, good quality, good...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful pub! Traditional, cosy and varied. Went there for lunch, then dinner, then on another day popped in for drinks and pudding! Excellent food. Friendly staff. Brilliant location. You must visit!

Thank Lindyloo45
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Headed there yesterday for some goodbye drinks as it was my last day in my current job. This was my 4th visit and each time has been as good as the first. The pub itself has cosy, warm, unpretentious country style interiors, a nice selection...More

Thank Alan E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had been told this was a fab place to eat. We had perfectly decent but unspectacular pub grub. Perhaps if the build up hadn't been so big we'd have been more satisfied.

Thank David W
Reviewed 21 March 2018

We had a lovely meal following our wedding, the staff had decorated the table beautifully together with a card. Great atmosphere, very welcoming and cosy. All four meals were really enjoyable including a vegetarian one, sweets were very good also plus an excellent New Zealand...More

Thank hpjbrooks
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

We went during the week and the restaurant was full but the owner arrange a table for us the food was delicious and the dessert was super for sure we visit again good value for money.

Thank louis m
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Questions & Answers
Andrew F
29 March 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from 414blackbear | Property representative |
Hi, sorry for the late reply but yes we do! We have a tiled bar area where dogs are most welcome.
8 June 2017|
Response from David S | Reviewed this property |
As I remember it opened every night for dinner.
Jackie C
15 December 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from 414blackbear | Property representative |
Hello Jackie, thanks for your enquiry, we have roast beef on the menu every Sunday and there is a small car park at the rear of the premises. Cheers .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Whitchurch SY13 1AZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Whitchurch
  • Phone Number: +44 1948 663800
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