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The Great Bear
Ranked #11 of 1,589 Restaurants in Chandigarh
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$14 - US$17
Description: We are a Microbrewery spread in 6500 sq ft of area in two section 100 cover of indoor seating and 100 cover of outdoor seating with a retractable roof with air condition hot & cold. Serving 3-4 different house beer & have a full bar also. Food we serve is a mix of Indian, Italian, Mediterranean & TEX-Mex.
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Description: We are a Microbrewery spread in 6500 sq ft of area in two section 100 cover of indoor seating and 100 cover of outdoor seating with a retractable roof with air condition hot & cold. Serving 3-4 different house beer & have a full bar also. Food we serve is a mix of Indian, Italian, Mediterranean & TEX-Mex.
Reviewed March 4, 2016

Visited in Feb 2016 to this newly opened microbrewery in Chandigarh...Nice and cool Interiors...open area of this restaurant is awesome..and the main part their beers. they just nailed it..tried their beer tasters..they have four beers weiss..bock..pilsner and redberry all beers tasted great but pilsner was best of them so we had that..it was surely better than any imported beer in look n taste...in food tried ultimate nachos and tandoori platters both are good in taste and quantity..had a great time..

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1  Thank SmallFoodie
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Reviewed March 4, 2016 via mobile

When here here with frds to have some old good times, but found freshly brew beer uproducts mark. food was also not upto mark. For example we had spice chicken strips, but chicken looks like pakor served with honey spice sauce. Freshly brew beer was like flavour water with fizzs. Overall experience not upto mark as expected.Never going recommended this place to anyone.

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Reviewed February 29, 2016

The entrance is not inviting, neither is the seating in the front part of the brewery. The rear part of the brewery is open air and better, yet lack in imagination and comes across and cold and mechanical (despite a vertical garden).

But the proof of a place should be its product. In this case its beer which I'd rate 4/5 for its taste and innovation (experimentation)

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1  Thank 818ankits
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Reviewed January 26, 2016

Situated at a stone throw from another brewpub The Brew Estate this place is spacious with a big outdoor seating. The beers are good and we loved the German Bock in particular, big as a bear. Will have to visit on my next for food and yes more beer!

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1  Thank BalgiVino
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Reviewed January 15, 2016

This a a new Micro Brewery in Chandigarh, where the craze for fresh beer is catching on. Opened by the owners of Hops and Grains in Panchkula, the experience and expertise of the owner and master brewer show, and how!

I visited this restaurant yesterday (14 January 2016) with two of my best friends. We started by sampling the 4 beers available. Selected a pitcher og German Bock first. Excellent! This beer tastes best when taken in large mouthfuls. It has a great deep flavor, short of stout and excellent aroma and aftertaste. Next came a pitcher of Weiss Beer. This is served with a large wedge of a native orange. Guys, this is not a gimmick like putting a slice of lemon in Corona beer for no good reason. Leave it in there and enjoy a splendid beer.

The menu is very well presented. It is small and adequate- no complications in figuring out what you want to eat even when tipsy.

Starters- we ordered Mezze- Non Veg platter. The grilled chicken was outstanding and the rest was very good, including the Hummus and dressings. Low on salt, so flavours really come through.

In the main course, the pot chicken with roots was superb. Rest of the Indian food is as good as anywhere else, so when you visit, go for the continental stuff like baked chicken etc.

The ambiance is great, done in warehouse type look. Plenty of seating area in the main pub, restaurant and behind the brewery too. Music volume is just right to be enjoyable and allow conversations. Top notch sound from Bose speakers! The washrooms area needs some partitions in there! Coasters kept sticking to the beer mugs so need to be perforated.

Service is excellent and quick, perhaps over enthusiastic. A waiter filled a glass that had been used for a different type of beer, but replaced it with a new one.

On the whole- too good.

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1  Thank Aisquash
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