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The Brown Bear, Ware

14 The Street
Postal town: Ware
SG11 2QF
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Bucking Fastard left this review about The Brown Bear

Taken over by Buntingford Brewery ,expect to see at least three of their real ales from the four handpumps at the bar in this Tudor era pub.

On 28th November 2014 - no rating submitted
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Steve of N21 left this review about The Brown Bear

The Brown Bear is Braughing’s oldest surviving pub. In fact it is one of the oldest buildings in the village, and a Grade II* listed building. Inside it is a three room set up. Both the snug lounge and bar are full of character with large open stone fireplaces and low exposed ceiling beams, and then there is a 20 seat restaurant section to the back with table service.
Both the snug lounge and bar have their own serving areas and there are two hand pumps in the bar and three in the Snug. Usual GK suspects are available (IPA, Abbots and St Edmunds on my last visit) and usually one guest beer. The bar area is more set up as a public bar and is somewhat dominated by a pool table, and also has darts and sports TV. So the Sung bar is a better place for a beer but is the smaller of the two.
The food menu is again fairly extensive and tends to be more aligned to home-cooked pub food than the other two pubs in the village.
There is some seating to the front of the pub, but it also benefits from having a large garden area out back.

On 25th April 2011 - rating: 7
[User has posted 1587 recommendations about 1538 pubs]

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The Hertfordshire Village of Braughing by Steve of N21
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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Just a quick pint, then I'm off
Bishops Stortford, 7.94 miles, 2 hr 33 min walk (show)
Stansted Mountfitchet, 8.3 miles, 2 hr 40 min walk (show)
Watton-at-Stone, 8.5 miles, 2 hr 44 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Brown Bear, Braughing
19th May 2018, 12:00
Picture submitted by john mcgraw approved
19th May 2018, 12:00
Picture submitted by john mcgraw approved

Pub Details

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  • Darts : Yes last updated 25 April 2011 by Quinno _
  • Pool Table : Yes last updated 25 April 2011 by Quinno _
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 25 April 2011 by Quinno _
Opening Hours
Sunday12noon - 5:30pm
Tuesday3pm - 10:30pm
Wednesday12noon - 10:30pm
Thursday12noon - 11:30pm
Friday12noon - 11:30pm
Saturday12noon - 11:30pm
Hours according to Facebook page, please check before making a special visit
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