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The Bear Tavern

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Great spot in the beautiful city of Oxford

Popped into The Bear pub after a walking tour of Morse, Lewis and Endeavour. Great little pub... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
fionawillcox90
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Very typical pub

Very nice and small pub. Service was very nice and burgers and sandwiches good. All in all very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Olivier C
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6 Alfred Street, Oxford OX1 4EH, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Popped into The Bear pub after a walking tour of Morse, Lewis and Endeavour. Great little pub with lots of character

Thank fionawillcox90
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice and small pub. Service was very nice and burgers and sandwiches good. All in all very charming pub. A have to see in Oxford

Thank Olivier C
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Great historic pub with a good selection of ales. Can be a little while to get served when busy. But well worth a visit just watch yer head on the celling!!!

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Reviewed 8 September 2018

We were looking for a nice pub were to relax for a bit and...The Spanish girl at the bar was so smiley and lovely as the super tall Spanish guy. Well done guys! Lovely terrace!

Thank Susii M
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Quaint ~ in fact, real quaint... but just a bit larger than the Haunch of Venison... another classic English pub you must experience. We ordered lunch... very busy place... sat in the back area as there's just not much room in side ~ maybe a...More

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James V, General Manager at The Bear Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2018

Thank you for reviewing us. I'm glad you enjoyed your meal and our service. Its always nice to be able to pass on complements to my staff.

Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Medieval pub in new house since 17th century...Gigantic collection of cut ties, for those of you who are interested in such things. Perfectly normal beer.

Thank Fre B
James V, General Manager at The Bear Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2018

I cant tell whether or not you enjoyed your visit but thanks for stopping by.

Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Open mic night was thoroughly enjoyable. Outdoor area was perfect for socialising, very atmospheric.

Thank Hel4793
James V, General Manager at The Bear Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2018

Thank you for your review. The al fresco open mic on Sundays and Jazz on Tuesdays have been particularly enjoyable in this summer's perfect weather. Glad you enjoyed yourself.

Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

The Bear Tavern is a small and a fantastical small pub in Oxford that serves up beers, wines and spirits. Very friendly people and really enjoyed the experience. Great place to pop in for a drink.

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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

A very small pub but makes up for it in its history and character. Went for a few pints and lunch on New Years days so it was relatively quiet and able to get a seat, had some good tasty pub grub while we admired...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

We always stop here for a pint (or two) in this small, quaint, off the beaten path pub behind Christ Church College. We did not eat here this time, but have done so in the past and found the pub good to be good. Definitely...More

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