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    Accommodation and good food since the 16th century



    Overlooking the historic market place of Wantage in Oxfordshire for over 500 years, The Bear Hotel has always been a staging point for weary travellers and today provides the perfect venue for a relaxing stop-over or longer break.

    Completely updated in 2010, The Bear now offers everything you would expect from a modern hotel, restaurant and bar.

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    About Us



    Overlooking the historic market place of Wantage in Oxfordshire since the 16th century, The Bear Hotel has always been a staging point for weary travellers and today provides the perfect venue for a relaxing stop-over or longer break.

    > Bar

    Bar



    Our spacious, old bar is frequented by a steady and diverse stream of people throughout the day, with an atmosphere that's busy, yet always relaxed.

    > Food

    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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    Rooms



    If you're staying in area, then The Bear Hotel offers everything you need.

    As the largest hotel in Wantage, we have 34 en-suite rooms.

    Choose from singles, doubles and family rooms, all with modern facilities.

    > Christmas and New Year

    Christmas and New Year



    From special dining events to Christmas party nights, we hold various events throughout the year.

    > Functions

    Functions at The Bear



    Whether you're celebrating a marriage or organising a business meeting, The Bear at Wantage offers the space and privacy that's ideal.

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    > Contact

    Address

    The Bear Hotel
    Market Place
    Wantage
    Oxfordshire
    OX12 8AB

    Telephone 01235 766366

    Email info@thebearwantage.co.uk