Our Food



For a quick lunch, we offer light bites to suit everyone, with quick service to match.

Choose between our bar, conservatory or courtyard patio, or dine in our new Twenty Six restaurant, one of the outstanding features of the hotel.
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Choose the bar or our brand-new restaurant room

For food, The Bear excels as well.

Our new dining room and bar area offer the best of both worlds. Our menu is fully chef prepared using only the best local produce by Head Chef Dylan Bettson.

For a quick lunch, we offer light bites to suit everyone, with quick service to match.

Or you may choose to dine in our new Twenty Six restaurant, one of the the outstanding features of the hotel.

- breakfast, lunch and dinner served
- eat in the bar or in our new restaurant
- tables up to 60
- Sunday lunch

We're open 7 days a week for food, with our Sunday Lunch a speciality!

Breakfast Full English served: Mon-Fri: 7am-9am; Sat & Sun: 8am-10am

Lunch: Mon-Sat served 11.30-2.30pm

Dinner: Mon-Sat served: 6pm-9.30pm

Sunday Lunch served: Noon-3.00pm

> Starters

Soup of the day with Homemade Bread £4.50
Salt & Pepper Prawns with Sweet Chilli Dipping Sauce £8
Seared Scallops with Cauliflower Puree, Bacon Lardons & Black Pudding £8
Salmon Fishcake with Cucumber & Dill Salad & Lemon Mayonnaise £7.50
Duck Liver Parfait with Apple & Plum Chutney & Toasted Brioche £7.50
Pork Ravioli with Smoked Bacon & Sage Butter £7
Grilled Goats Cheese Salad with Baby Spinach, Beetroot,
Walnuts, Rocket & Watercress £6
Smoked Mackerel Pate with Citrus Cured Salmon, Pickled Cucumber, Parmesan Crips, Pea Shoots & Toast £7
Antipasti with a selection of Cured Meats, Dolcelatte, Roasted Red Peppers, Olives,
Focaccia Bread, Mozzarella & Sun Blushed Tomatoes
£7 per head

> Mains

Hand Cut Local Fillet Steak with Dressed Leaves & Chips or Sweet Potato Chips £25
Choose from Bone Marrow Butter, Peppercorn, Mushroom or Stilton Sauce £1.50
Rack of Local Lamb with Garlic & Rosemary Roast Potatoes,
Green Vegetables & Wild Mushroom Sauce £20
Honey Glazed Pork Belly with Black Pudding, Boulangere Potatoes, Celeriac Puree,
Caramelised Onions, Crackling & Madeira Jus £16
Chicken Breast stuffed with Smoked Mozzarella & Parma Ham with Squash Puree,
Chorizo, Sweet Potato Mash & Cherry Tomatoes £17
Pan Seared Lemon Sole with Sautéed New Potatoes, Pea Puree, Confit Fennel
& Brown Shrimp, Lemon, Caper, Parsley Butter £16
Mushroom, Spinach & Stilton Wellington with Sage Mash
& Wild Mushroom Sauce £14

> Old Favourites & Smaller Portions

4oz Local Fillet Steak with Chips & Dressed Leaves £12
Choose from Bone Marrow Butter, Peppercorn, Mushroom or Stilton Sauce £1.50
Wild Mushroom Risotto with Rocket & Parmesan £7/£10
Salmon Fishcakes with Cucumber & Dill Salad & Lemon Mayonnaise £7.50/£14
Steak Burger with Cheddar or Stilton, Bacon, Gem Lettuce,
Tomato, Homemade Pickles & Chips or Sweet Potato Chips £9/£12
Beer Battered Fish & Chips with Tartar Sauce & Mushy Peas £9/£12
Oxtail & Kidney Pudding with Horseradish Mash & Red Wine Sauce £14
Slow Cooked Steak & Guinness Pie with Root Vegetables & Chips or Mash £9/£14
Fish Pie with Salmon, Cod & Smoked Haddock & Crusty Bread £9/£14
Grilled Goats Cheese Salad with Beetroot, Baby Spinach, Walnuts, Rocket,
Watercress & Balsamic £6/£10

> Sandwiches

Sandwiches (Served 11.30 until 2.30 Mon-Sat)
B.L.T £5.50
Tuna Mayonnaise £5.50
Brie, Bacon & Cranberry £5.50
Cheddar with Pickle £5.50
Sausage with Red Onion Marmalade & Watercress £6
Fillet Steak & Onion Open with Watercress & Balsamic £8
Crayfish with Lemon Mayonnaise £6.50
Smoked Salmon with Cream Cheese £6.50
Pork Belly & Caramelised Onion Open with Watercress & Crackling £7

> Childrens Menu

Cheese Burger with Chips £5
Fish and Chips £5
Fish Pie £5
Breaded Chicken with Chips and Peas £5

> Sides

Chips £3
Mashed Potatoes £3
Buttered New Potatoes £3
Cauliflower Cheese £3
Homemade White Bread Basket £2
Homemade Focaccia with Olives, Olive Oil & Balsamic £3
Honey Roasted Carrots £3
Mixed Salad £3
Buttered Green Vegetables £3
Garlic Bread £2.50, Garlic Bread with Cheese £3,
Garlic Bread with Cheese & Red Onion Marmalade £3.50

> Desserts

Desserts will be served until 3:00PM for lunchtime service

Chocolate Mocha Tart with Clotted Cream & Chocolate Shards £6
Cinnamon Crème Brulee with Orange Shortbread. £6
Lemon Posset with Rosé Poached Rhubarb & Praline £6
Eton Mess with Strawberries, Raspberries, Meringue & Raspberry Coulis £6
Hot Chocolate & Peanut Butter Fondant with Banana Ice Cream £7
Selection of Cheeses with Accompaniments £7/£11/£15.50
Ice Creams £1.50 a Scoop