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Bear and Ragged Staff

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely pub, restaurant and small hotel. The main building is ancient and we had a fabulous room in the eaves with gorgeous bathroom. Lots of low door frames to duck through and winding stair case to ascend. The restaurant is excellent. Damien was on hand to find us a table and talk through recommendations - we felt very welcome....

Thank Stuart411
New Jersey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Bear and Ragged Staff offers a really nice pub stay. Our room was in a separate building next to the pub, and was fairly modern in decor. Very well designed. The staff were friendly, and it's nice to have the pub next door for a late drink or dinner. Be aware that the pub has a really good restaurant,...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An interesting evening; Thursday is steak night and was obvious from 7pm that the staff were unprepared for so many walk in's. Lost count on the number of drinks wrongly served or guests left standing waiting to be seen to. Barmaid who had NO idea what was going on & frankly rude dealing with guests. Actual food was ok, decent...

1Thank TanisLB
Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were able to book the whole of the Bear for 24 hours (from 11.00am on Saturday to 11.00am on Sunday) as the base for our daughter's wedding. Jeremy, Lubos and their whole team did us proud. The rooms in the main building are an example of cleverly updated period accommodation, while the outside rooms have been converted from former...

Thank fodge2017
Reviewed 7 March 2017

A very enjoyable stay.. All the staff were very friendly and very helpful. Choices of rooms in the old building or the modernised cottage wing. Room 1 & 2 are a up a set of fairly steep steps outside. Very modern bedroom room with built in fridge (and fresh daily milk). High quality clean bedroom. Five stars for restaurant with...

Thank ianatcambridge
Abingdon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We chose to have lunch at the Bear and Ragged Staff in Cumnor as the trusted Tripadvisor community thought well of it. On arrival, its setting made us feel we were in the countryside, with ample parking. For use in the warmer times of year, there is seating outside, and also a fenced off play area for children with swings...

Thank Marga L
Hope Island, Australia
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Our family of five stayed here on our way to Wales and we booked the family room on the top floor. All aspects of the room were pleasing. The restaurant served delicious food for mom and dad while the teens enjoyed pizza in the large room upstairs. Can't wait to visit again!

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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We would give 5 for our evening meal here. There was a new chef in the last couple of weeks, and he came out to speak to diners for feedback. Everything we had was lovely, and the service was excellent. The dining room and conservatory are both really lovely spaces. Breakfast was quite good also. We would go with a...

Thank Mosymoo
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for a family two night break for a 70th Birthday, lovely clean rooms light and modern staff incredibly helpful and friendly. Food was wonderful the taster boards lovely all in all a lovely stay in this delightful pub

1Thank Portsmouth53
Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I decided to celebrate the coming of 2017 on New Years eve by going for lunch at the B&RS in Cumnor. We have been to this pub often, both for dinner & lunch and have never been disappointed. On this occasion we were as ever, very impressed with the whole visit. The service was slick, very friendly,...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Not only does the Bear and Ragged Staff serve fantastic food throughout the day, its conversion to a Country Inn is complete with the opening in December 2012 of the last five of nine rooms. The Bear is now in a position to offer a full suite of services to the discerning traveler whether on business or just looking for a home away from home for a few days.Our food ethos can be summed up very simply, local where possible, absolutely fresh, prepared in our own kitchen. The Bear's food offering can best be described as eclectic, mainly British food, prepared with loving care and attention in well equipped kitchens, beautifully presented and served by well trained floor staff. And all this with a wine list carefully selected for quality and value. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bear and Ragged Staff

Address: 28 Appleton Road | Cumnor, Oxford OX2 9QH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
Price Range: ₹ 9,594 - ₹ 15,040 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bear and Ragged Staff 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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“The family room is at the top, up a very old winding staircase. Felt like a Harry Potter film!”
Aussiem0m, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“This is an old building at the front so the floors are not sound proofed.”
H2665YOsimons, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The new wing offers much easier access”
777jonathane, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you have big suitcases avoid the rooms in the Landlord's Wing as you'll struggle on the spiral staircases.”
Nyonya, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Great facilities in the upstairs lodge.”
fishfacefan, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
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