at The Bear Hotel

Take a look at our dreamy lunch menu & let us pour you a glass of wine while you tuck in…

Our Bar Menu is available throughout the Restaurant, Lounge Bar & Grill Bar,
Monday – Friday 12 – 2.30pm, Saturday 12 – 3pm

Or visit us at Cellars Restaurant from Monday – Friday for our extra special Chef’s taster menu.
Two courses – £10.95
Three courses – £14.95



01446 774 814


Marinated olives & Greek feta £3.95
Served with sun blazed tomatoes
Rustic breads (V) £3.95
With balsamic syrup & apple glaze
Mini Cumberland sausages £3.95
Finished with honey & apple glaze
Garlic & herb slice (V) £3.25
fresh baked garlic bread
top with cheese (V)


Today’s soup (V) £4.50
chef’s homemade soup of the day with rustic bread
Potted crab £5.95
crisp gem lettuce, lemon creme fraiche and sundried
tomato bread crostini
Deep fried brie (V) £5.95
deep fried wedges coated with breadcrumbs,
served with a cranberry compote
Field mushroom bourguignon (V)£ 5.50
served with onion bread



Choice of white, grain or gluten free bread.
Served with dressed leaves, coleslaw & crisps.
Add a portion of chips £1.25 / £2.50

Carved ham, salad & mustard mayo
Beef & horseradish
Tuna mayonnaise & sweetcorn
Egg mayonnaise & cress (V)
Brie & grape chutney
Smoked salmon & dill cream cheese
Prawn and Marie rose
Coronation chicken



House filled wrap served with dressed leaves & home-made coleslaw

Hoisin beef, shredded spring onion & cucumber
Coronation chicken
Sweet pepper, spinach, cream cheese & tomato salsa (V)
Halloumi, wholemeal couscous, lentil & basil pesto, roasted sweet pepper, spinach and peas (V)
Warm bacon, brie, cranberry
Bear BLT, crispy bacon, lettuce, tomato & mayo

Jacket potatoes


A baked potato filled with your choice of filling, served with dressed leaves

Field mushroom bourguignon (V)
Prawn and Marie rose sauce
Smoked paprike beans & cheddar (V)
Tuna mayonnaise & sweetcorn
Bacon, brie & cranberry
Coronation chicken

Light Lunches & Main Dishes

Salmon & prawn fishcakes £6.95
crispy vegetable strips and honey lemon dipping sauce
Crispy chicken skewers (gf) £6.95
honey and mustard marinade chicken served with a lemon yogurt dip
Smoked mackerel & crispy bacon salad £6.95
roasted beetroot, fennel seeds and a chive crème fraiche dressing
Caesar salad (v) £8.00
baby gem lettuce, Parmesan flakes, crispy croutons and creamy Caesar dressing
add strips of chargrilled breast of chicken £9.50
Thai green salad topped with carved rib eye steak £15.00
black rice, quinoa, ginger, red peppers, soya beans & mixed leaf topped with carved char grilled rib eye steak
Asparagus & green pea ravioli (v) £9.95
shaped pasta filled with asparagus and green pea, served with plum tomato sauce and basil pesto
Warm roasted cherry tomato and feta tart (v) £8.95
with basil oil rocket leaves and balsamic glaze, potato and chive salad, roasted beetroot
Chargrilled piri piri chicken basket £10.95
chargrilled piri piri chicken served in a tortilla basket filled with a fresh chunky tomato & leaf salad and crème fraiche
Salmon Piemontese salad £9.95
grilled escalopes of salmon served on a leaf salad, sweet peppers, sweetcorn, spring onions, cherry tomatoes bound in an oregano, brandy and Dijon mustard sauce

The Bear Essentials

Fisherman’s pie £10.75
tender pieces of salmon, line caught cod and succulent prawns mixed with a creamy chive sauce topped with cheddar glaze mash. Served with a choice of house salad or vegetables
The ‘Bear’ beef lasagne £10.50
pasta sheets layered with Bolognese sauce, parmesan cheese and béchamel sauce. Served with crispy garlic bread and house salad
Beer battered cod fillet and chips £10.95
homemade beer battered and line caught cod , chunky chips, mushy peas, bread and butter, lemon wedge and parsley
Slow cooked steak, ale & mushroom pie £10.95
lean and tender chunks of prime welsh beef in a rich gravy made with local ale, under a flaky puff pastry lid served
Vegetarian Glamorgan sausages (v) £8.95
with chunky chips and vegetables

Steaks & Burgers

All of our steaks are aged for a minimum of 28 days for superb flavour and tenderness and are served with grilled tomato, flat cap field mushroom and a choice of potato.

8oz sirloin steak £18.95
Add to your steak – blue cheese sauce,  creamy peppercorn sauce, garlic sauce or tarragon sauce
10oz gammon £11.25
served with free-range fried eggs, grilled pineapple and seasoned chunky chips
Italian chicken burger £10.95
chargrilled chicken breast, basil pesto, fresh mozzarella & beef tomato served in a brioche bun with house salad and chunky chips
6oz ‘bear’ burger £10.50
bacon, Welsh Cheddar cheese & beef tomato served in brioche bun, with house salad and chunky chips
6oz ‘smoky bear’ burger £10.50
smoked paprika cheddar, beef tomato & onion rings served in brioche bun, with house salad and chunky chips


Warm Belgian waffle £4.95
topped with caramelised bananas, toffee sauce and a salted caramel ice cream
Blood orange & raspberry sorbet £4.95
Cowbridge mess (gf) £4.95

crushed meringue, strawberries and cream topped with strawberry ice cream
Creme brûlée £4.95
served with shortbread biscuits
Pot au chocolat (gf) £4.95
served with a dark cherry compote & Chantilly cream
Warm pear and almond tart £4.95
served with a vanilla pod ice cream
Cheeseboard £6.95
a selection of Welsh & continental cheeses with chutney and artisan biscuits