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The Public Bar at the White Bear

) #4 of 13 Restaurants in Masham $$ - $$$ , British,
Wellgarth, Masham HG44NL, England
+44 1765 689319
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beer bread” (11 reviews)
“fish pie” (16 reviews)
“cheese board” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Wellgarth, Masham HG44NL, England
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1 - 10 of 372 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch. Lovely! And dog friendly! Perfect pit stop on our journey. Will definitely come again and highly recommend

Thank Nicola S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived on a Tuesday evening and the place was half full. We were informed that it was too busy even if we waited. There were plenty of empty tables outside and inside. Will never know what the food was like.

Thank Cain53
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in town for a wedding and our group had two meals here and both were great and very filling. Save room for the dessert! Very friendly staff and the owner is warm and charming. I had the fish and chips which was quite...More

Thank slieder
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here twice during our most recent stay at Swinton Park following a recommendation by hotel staff. We booked a table at the last minute for dinner (recommended as seems busy in the evening). Nice atmosphere with candles on tables, chalk boards etc. We had...More

Thank GailW2100
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The White Bear was a great find. Beautiful old building, clean & well decorated interior & delicious food. The chairs & benches were comfortable & there's plenty of space between tables for full time wheelchair users. The ever hungry husband had a burger & chips...More

Thank RessussyAnnie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great friendly service that you can have a laugh with, good food and great beer. Great outdoor seating with friendly locals. Good formal indoor seating, traditional English public bar

Thank Mogmann
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Late decision to eat here after visiting the craft and farmers market in town. No booking but we arrived early and were seated promptly. A very professional and warm welcome from the wait staff and the bar staff. We decided against starters but went straight...More

Thank Francis M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the 2nd we have tried to eat here and time we have been greeted by Unfriendly and surly staff. Not managed to eat either time. On top of that the beer was poor. Will not try again plenty of other nice and welcoming...More

2  Thank Denise C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thanks to the staff at the White Bear my wife and I were accommodated even though they were clearly very busy when we called in last Sunday on Farthers Day. We called in without booking just on the off chance. The meal we had was...More

Thank Barry W
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Enjoyed two stops here during our recent visit to the area and both were brilliant. On day one we went there for a snack lunch of a roast beef sandwich and my wife had the prawn starter. Both were perfect although I did hear the...More

Thank N0rthantsJ0hn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$23
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wellgarth, Masham HG44NL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Masham
  • Phone Number: +44 1765 689319
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