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The Black Bear Inn

Type:Pub/Inn

High Street
WOOL
Dorset
BH20 6BP

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The Black Bear Inn

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Excellent
    223
  • Very Good
    110
  • Average
    38
  • Poor
    5
  • Terrible
    7

Recent Reviews:

  • 273maggie
    England, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Fantastic food
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 14th April 2019
    So glad my partner and I decided to eat here. The food was lovely with generous portions. The staff were very helpful and friendly. Read full review
  • Vicky F
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Had lovely few meals here
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 20th April 2019
    Stayed in a cottage nearby and came here for 3 meals over the week. Delicious food, friendly service, nice atmosphere. Lovely local pub. Read full review
  • christophers8888
    Southampton, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Early evening Easter Monday village pub meal
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 23rd April 2019
    Booked a table on recommendation & arrived to a pleasant welcome + our table just inside the festive pub dining area ..... with Service levels throughout were well above average Food selection was... Read full review

Awards

  • Regional and MiscellaneousFood Hygiene Rating - 5 Food Hygiene Rating - 5 2017
  • Regional and MiscellaneousEast Dorset Camra Autumn Pub of the Season East Dorset Camra Autumn Pub of the Season 2016
  • Regional and MiscellaneousEast Dorset Camra Pub of the Year 2016 East Dorset Camra Pub of the Year 2016 2016

Map & Directions

Public Transport Directions

The nearest railway station is Wool (on the London Waterloo to Weymouth line).

Bus numbers 15, 30, X54 and X55 travel to Wool Railway Station. The 15 bus operates on school days only. The X54 and X55 operate daily from 15 April until 22 September 2018. The 30 bus operates from 24 June until 15 September 2018.

To plan your journey contact Traveline on 0871 200 2233 or visit their website: www.travelinesw.com to look up bus timetables. From 1st January 2018, calls cost 12p per minute plus your phone company's access charge.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Guide dogs permitted

Catering

  • Bar
  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Licensed
  • Serve afternoon tea
  • Serve evening meal
  • Serve lunch
  • Take away service

Children & Infants

  • Accept children all ages
  • Children's menu
  • Highchair

Establishment Features

  • Al Fresco Dining
  • Booking required
  • Chef
  • Coach drop-off point
  • Groups accepted - booking essential
  • Licenced for alcohol
  • Number of people seated - 32
  • Number of people standing - 99
  • Open All Year
  • Pets accepted - Dogs on lead welcome.
  • Real log/coal fires - Wood burner

Key Features

  • In countryside - village location

Parking & Transport

  • Off site parking
  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Visa accepted

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available

Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year
2019 Opening (1 January 2019 - 31 December 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Thursday10:30 - 23:00*
Friday - Saturday10:30 - 23:59*
Sunday10:30 - 22:30*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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