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.
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.
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.
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.
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
From special dining events to Christmas party nights, we hold various events throughout the year.
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.
The Bear Hotel
Telephone 01235 766366