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The White Bear

₹₹ - ₹₹₹European, British,
Main Road | Stretton, Alfreton DE55 6ET, England
+44 1246 863274
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Restaurant Hours
European, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Main Road | Stretton, Alfreton DE55 6ET, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

As has been said before, don't judge a book by its cover. The outside certainly could use some tidying up; better car park surface, sweep the slippery leaves away, improve the lighting. And the room we were sat in was a bit chilly when we...More

Thank slowinfastout
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A quality meal with friends. I never mind paying a little more if the food is worth it. To be critical the pudding could have been larger than two tea candles fused together, but the rest of the meal, it's surroundings ( not least an...More

Thank Portlandfarm
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

I have driven past The White Bear so many times and never did I think I'd be missing an absolute gem! What looks like an ordinary pub from the outside, is actually a wonderful surprise on the inside. I had the duck and my bf...More

1  Thank KerrytheBerry_10
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Very warm welcome.....lovely rustic restaurant, delicious food and great service. I always have the duck breast with peas and panchetta when we visited previously and had the same again...never disappoints. Hubby had the fillet steak which he thoroughly enjoyed. Well worth paying that bit extra...More

1  Thank Rosie M
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

My partner and friend went to the restaurant last night 13/10/17. It s the first time we d been for a year as we recently moved away. As soon as we walked in we were welcomed as tho we’d been there last week, not only...More

2  Thank Michael G
Reviewed 23 September 2017

I went here again on Thursday 21st September with my wife and two friends. I had the duck breast again. Absolutely superb. The lady who took our order And served us, is the owner along with her husband who does the cooking. The lady is...More

1  Thank Shirazman
Reviewed 17 August 2017

bit pricey compared to other pubs but well worth paying that bit extra. The lamb shank is excellent.

1  Thank LeeBuzz
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

My fiance and I met our best man there to finalise arrangements as it was a convenient halfway meeting point. I have passed this place many times thinking that it was a pub like all the others. Well how wrong I was..just goes to show...More

1  Thank MrsRGH
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have spent another great evening at The White Bear....the food was fantastic as always...the wine exceptionally good......and as always great service....hosting is a skill and this gastro pub has it down to a T!!!!!!! What a gem on our doorstep....

1  Thank Nicola K
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Having eaten here twice in the evening off the a la Carte menu and been happy with the food, I was extremely disappointed with their Sun lunch. For £12.50 I had a tiny chicken portion, 3 roast potatoes (no mash or new potatoes), some soggy...More

1  Thank MissDiane40
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Lesley S
23 March 2017|
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Response from Nicola K | Reviewed this property |
I have seen other wheelchair users in there so I'm sure it would be fine....The toilets are all on the same level so no steps to them but they are cubicles....don't know if there is a separate toilet as I haven't really... More
4 February 2017|
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Response from susiepatogston | Property representative |
Hi There, We have on all the time - Kronenbourg, Fosters, Sheffield Pilsner and Stowford press. Hand pulls, we predominantly use Churchend Brewery and change them every 2-3 days, generally one paler and one darker, one... More
Elaine C
18 December 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 41
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road | Stretton, Alfreton DE55 6ET, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Alfreton
  • Phone Number: +44 1246 863274
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