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The Bear Tavern

6 Alfred Street, Oxford OX1 4EH, England
+44 1865 721783
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One of Kind ~ Classic English Pub

Quaint ~ in fact, real quaint... but just a bit larger than the Haunch of Venison... another... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
PapaK60
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Little Rock, United States
Historic pub

Medieval pub in new house since 17th century...Gigantic collection of cut ties, for those of you... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
Fre B
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6 Alfred Street, Oxford OX1 4EH, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quaint ~ in fact, real quaint... but just a bit larger than the Haunch of Venison... another classic English pub you must experience. We ordered lunch... very busy place... sat in the back area as there's just not much room in side ~ maybe a...More

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James V, General Manager at The Bear Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for reviewing us. I'm glad you enjoyed your meal and our service. Its always nice to be able to pass on complements to my staff.

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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Medieval pub in new house since 17th century...Gigantic collection of cut ties, for those of you who are interested in such things. Perfectly normal beer.

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James V, General Manager at The Bear Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I cant tell whether or not you enjoyed your visit but thanks for stopping by.

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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Open mic night was thoroughly enjoyable. Outdoor area was perfect for socialising, very atmospheric.

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James V, General Manager at The Bear Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. The al fresco open mic on Sundays and Jazz on Tuesdays have been particularly enjoyable in this summer's perfect weather. Glad you enjoyed yourself.

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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

The Bear Tavern is a small and a fantastical small pub in Oxford that serves up beers, wines and spirits. Very friendly people and really enjoyed the experience. Great place to pop in for a drink.

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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

A very small pub but makes up for it in its history and character. Went for a few pints and lunch on New Years days so it was relatively quiet and able to get a seat, had some good tasty pub grub while we admired...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

We always stop here for a pint (or two) in this small, quaint, off the beaten path pub behind Christ Church College. We did not eat here this time, but have done so in the past and found the pub good to be good. Definitely...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2017

Lovely old pub in the centre of Oxford - within easy reach of the High St. Had a lovely meal with family - all of the options were good. A little bit pricey so have only given a 4 star rating. But staff are friendly....More

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Reviewed 4 June 2017

Stopped in for a pint in this crooked, old building with an outdoor seating area. Beer options were limited but good. Did not have any food but great pop in spot for refreshments.

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Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

A small and cozy Fullers pub with the quality and range of drinks you would expect from that. The outdoor area is possibly larger than the pub interior but is not as cozy.

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Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

A fantastic real old traditional pub, The staff this were very friendly and helpful this lovely may day morning , and the gig in the garden was brilliant 2nd yr I have been and am hoping to call again next year

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