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The Bear (JD Wetherspoon), Melksham

3 Bath Road
Melksham
SN12 6LL
Phone: 01225792690
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J D Wetherspoon

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Just a quick pint, then I'm off left this review about The Bear (JD Wetherspoon)

Former coaching inn, now a 'spoons but retaining its traditional façade. Of course, the interior has been comprehensively remodelled, refurbished and extended, but the overall effect is still definitely a good thing... Two banks of five handpumps, with a fairly modest selection of real ales and a cider, but the 'international brewer' Uiltje Mr Feathers turned out to be an excellent pint.

On 18th February 2018 - rating: 7
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Aqualung . left this review about The Bear (JD Wetherspoon)

The Bear is an original pub which closed in 2011 and opened as a Spoons the following year. This looks fairly obviously an original pub from the outside but inside it could be just about any old building. It's a long open plan room with the bar on the right and that narrows down towards the rear. There are tiles around the bar area and wooden floors with a carpet at the back area. They have some strange plastic seats here that look as though they've been taken from a local school.
The bar has ten hand pumps which had one unused, two ciders, the JDW Trio Of Doom, Shepherd Neame Todd the Axeman & Spitfire, Twisted WTF and Brain's SA. I went for Todd the Axeman which was excellent and at the Standard guest ale price of £2.35.
Despite not having done much with the interior this is a reasonable Spoons and GBG 2017 listed.

On 30th November 2016 - rating: 7
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john mcgraw left this review about The Bear Hotel

This is now a www.jdwetherspoon.co.uk pub

On 7th June 2012 - no rating submitted
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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Jonathan Wilde
Melksham, 0.51 miles, 9 min walk (show)
Trowbridge, 6.11 miles, 1 hr 58 min walk (show)
Bradford-on-Avon, 6.91 miles, 2 hr 13 min walk (show)
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  • Accommodation : No last updated 03 January 2015 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 03 January 2015 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Beer Festivals : Yes last updated 03 January 2015 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Beer Garden : Yes last updated 03 January 2015 by Jonathan Wilde
  • CAMRA Discount : No last updated 27 November 2016 by Aqualung .
  • Car Park : No last updated 03 January 2015 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Child Friendly : Yes last updated 03 January 2015 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Darts : No last updated 03 January 2015 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Dog Friendly : No last updated 27 November 2016 by Aqualung .
  • Function Room : No last updated 27 November 2016 by Aqualung .
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 10 June 2009 by Dave McNally
  • Jukebox : No last updated 03 January 2015 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Karaoke : Yes last updated 10 June 2009 by Dave McNally
  • Live Music : Yes last updated 10 June 2009 by Dave McNally
  • Live TV Sports : No last updated 27 November 2016 by Aqualung .
  • Micropub : No last updated 27 November 2016 by Aqualung .
  • Pinball : No last updated 03 January 2015 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Pool Table : No last updated 03 January 2015 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Quiz Night : No last updated 27 November 2016 by Aqualung .
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 29 July 2013 by Dave McNally
  • Real Cider : No last updated 03 January 2015 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Wheelchair Access : Yes last updated 03 January 2015 by Jonathan Wilde
  • WiFi : Yes - The Cloud - last updated 03 January 2015 by Jonathan Wilde
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