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The White Bear

₹₹ - ₹₹₹British, ,
Main Road | Stretton, Alfreton DE55 6ET, England
+44 1246 863274
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“venison” (11 reviews)
“lobster” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Main Road | Stretton, Alfreton DE55 6ET, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you haven’t been to this place YOU MUST. This pub is pretty difficult to find, but you must! Fabulous selection of meat cooked how you like it on a sunday.

Thank bobandbetty1968
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent meals, cooked to perfection, served with panache. Each dish is cooked from fresh, with well chosen choice cuts of meat and tasty fish dishes, served with a selection of vegetables, seasoned with fresh herbs and spices. Vegetarian and gluten-free options are on the menu....More

1  Thank dian499
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Would of liked to go to this pub for meal with friends and relatives, but seem to exclude anyone with children... just point blank we don’t accept children at this pub! Appalling for any pub to do this... I’m sure they must have a limited...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful! Friendly, knowledgeable staff. Food was perfect - we had lamb 2 ways and venison cooked to perfection. Accompaniments lovely and included in price. Great GF options. Chocolate parfait and treacle sponge, delicious! Best meal in a long time Thank you, we'll most definitely...More

1  Thank HappyEpicure
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Ate here for the first time last night. The whole experience was fantastic, the greeting we received and the service was second to none and the food, well it was absolutely gorgeous. This is a beautiful, very relaxed atmospheric little gem.

1  Thank BevBForest
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Since this is one of our favourite places to eat, our friends were keen to try it...and they were not disappointed. Everything was excellent. We had the French onion soup, salted squid and Brie for starters. For the main; duck breast, steaks and the cod,...More

1  Thank Rosie M
Reviewed 1 April 2018

First appearances on a cold rainy evening was are we at the right venue ??? The exterior and car park looked very tired and in need of TLC but on entering the venue we were met and greeted by two waitresses and a female bar...More

1  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

We visited on a Saturday evening for a Mother’s Day Treat and booked in advance. We had tempura prawns to begin with and then Seabass, Cod and Steak for our mains. They were all delicious and the staff were very friendly and helpful. We loved...More

1  Thank jennifermullins7
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Came here last night after reading the reviews, and were not disappointed. Great staff, beautiful environment and amazing food. Can't wait to come again x

1  Thank Hayli F
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Visited here on numerous occasions and keep forgetting to review this gem of a restaurant. We love the food and service at this family run establishment. Having tried a number of starters, main and deserts I would say you are safe to try anything you...More

1  Thank arnold739
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Julie P
16 February 2018|
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Response from arnold739 | Reviewed this property |
Yes small cosy bar area.
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 41
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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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