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.

- Fully Air Conditioned in the Bar & Restaurant
- Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Served
- Food Served in the Bar & Restaurant
- Bookings 1 to 100
- 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 Butternut Squash Puree, Chorizo & Cherry Tomatoes £8

Heritage Tomatoes with Parma Ham, Mozzarella, Croutons, Olives,
Shallots & Basil Oil £7

Salmon & Smoked Haddock Fishcake with Shallot & Tomato Salad & Aioli £7.50

Grilled Goats Cheese Salad with Beetroot, Avocado, Walnuts, Croutons & Balsamic £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 £25
Choose from Peppercorn, Mushroom or Stilton Sauce £1.50

Beef Wellington with Local Fillet, Fondant Potato,
Roasted Vegetables & Madeira Jus £22

Roast Chicken Breast with Savoy & Bacon, Champ,
Wild Mushrooms & Chicken Veloute £17

Herb Crusted Rump of Lamb with Dauphinoise, Creamed Leeks,
Shallot Puree & Parsnip Crisps £18

Honey Glazed Pork Belly with Smoked Bacon Creamed Flageolet Beans
Wilted Spinach, Crackling & Madeira Jus £17

Apple, Onion & Gruyere Tart with Sweet & Sour Onions & Dressed Leaves £12

Shellfish Tagliatelle with Homemade Pasta & White Wine Cream Sauce £12

Pan Seared Lemon Sole with Sautéed New Potatoes, Samphire,
Clams & Dill Veloute £16

Heritage Tomatoes with Parma Ham, Mozzarella, Croutons, Olives,
Shallots & Basil Oil £12

> Old Favourites & Smaller Portions

4oz Local Fillet Steak with Chips & Dressed Leaves £13
Choose from Peppercorn, Mushroom or Stilton Sauce £1.50

Wild Mushroom Risotto with Rocket & Parmesan £7/£10

Salmon & Smoked Haddock Fishcake with Shallot & Tomato Salad & Aioli £7.50/£14

Steak Burger with Cheddar or Stilton, Gem Lettuce, Tomato, Caramelised Onions,
Pickle, Homemade Ketchup & Chips £9/£12

Beer Battered Fish & Chips with Tartar Sauce & Mushy Peas £9/£13

Slow Cooked Steak & Guinness Pie with Root Vegetables & Chips or Mash £9/£13

Fish Pie with Salmon, Cod & Smoked Haddock & Crusty Bread £9/£13

Grilled Goats Cheese Salad with Beetroot, Avocado, Walnuts,
Croutons & Balsamic £6/£10

> Sandwiches

Sandwiches (Served 11.30 until 2.30 Mon-Sat)

B.L.T £5.50

Pork Belly & Caramelised Onion Open with Crackling, Watercress & Balsamic £7

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

> Childrens Menu

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

Creamed Savoy & Bacon £3

Roasted Vegetables £3

Mixed Salad £3

Tomato & Shallot Salad £3

Dressed Leaves £3

Homemade White Bread Basket £2

Homemade Focaccia with Olives, Olive Oil & Balsamic £3

Garlic Bread £2.50

Garlic Bread with Cheese £3

Garlic Bread with Cheese & Red Onion Marmalade £3.50

Garlic Bread with Cheese & Red Onion Marmalade £3.50

> Desserts

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

Hot Chocolate Fondant with Cherry Compote & Clotted Cream Ice Cream £6

Passion Fruit Panna Cotta with Mango Puree & Orange Shortbread £6

White Chocolate & Honeycomb Baked Cheesecake £6

Eton Mess with Strawberries, Raspberries, Meringue & Cream £6

Dark Rum & Clotted Cream Crème Brulee with Raisin Shortbread £6

Selection of Cheeses with Accompaniments £7/£11/£15.50

Ice Creams £1.50 a Scoop