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The Black Bear Inn

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BH20 6BP

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The Black Bear Inn
  • The Black Bear Inn
  • The Black Bear Inn garden
  • The Black Bear Inn bar
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Telephone: +44 01929 405541

Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year
2019 Opening (1 January 2019 - 31 December 2019)
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

Telephone: +44 01929 405541



TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Recent Reviews:

  • EvanStrien
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Nice pub!
    4 of 5 stars
    Friday, 27th September 2019
    The food was good and for a great price! The staff and landlady were very friendly and the atmosphere was good and welcoming. Sure a do over worth!!! Read full review
  • jonno221275
    Coventry, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Great little pub
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 9th October 2019
    Friendly and inviting. Good selection of draught ale ranging from local breweries to further a field. Maybe a little bias as had one of my favourites- Fullers London Pride. Food well cooked and very... Read full review
  • PhilipC4444
    Caterham, United Kingdom
    Perfect way to finish off a Day at Monkeyworld 2019.
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 9th October 2019
    Yes we have been here before, this time it was October rather August. Its round the corner from the B&B we regularly stay at for annual trip to Monkeyworld, the food is excellent as the variety of... Read full review


  • 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



  • Guide dogs permitted


  • 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

Map & Directions

Public Transport Directions

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

To plan your journey contact Traveline on 0871 200 2233 or visit their website: to look up bus timetables. From 1st January 2019, calls cost 12p per minute plus your phone company's access charge.

Telephone: +44 01929 405541

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