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The White Bear Hotel - Pub in Yorkshire

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Wellgarth Masham, Ripon, HG4 4EN, Yorkshire
England, United Kingdom

Sue Thomas
+44 (0)1765 689319(landline)

A buzzing tap room for evening drinks and wonderful seasonal food in the elegant dining room. The Yorkshire Dales await - bring the dog!

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Minutes from the bustle of an ancient market square in Masham stands the Theakston family's face-lifted flagship inn. The great and the good gather to mark the end of the week. In the handsome public bar, an open fire throws golden light on old oak floors, whilst gleaming brass platters jostle for space with newspapers, local magazines and great jugs of fresh flowers. Sit with a pint of Theakston's Best Bitter in the cosy tap room complete with dart board and cribbage, or wander through to the elegant dining room, where local and seasonal produce has prominence. Try steak and ale pie, or rolled fillet of plaice with cream dill sauce, then banana butterscotch pancakes – beautiful fuel for an afternoon tramp up into the heart of Wensleydale. Children and dogs are welcome, too.

Wheelchair access
Wheelchair access to some public rooms and to wc's.
Handpumped ales
Pub serves four or more handpumped ales.
Children welcome
Children of all ages welcome in some public rooms (highchairs not necessarily available).
Wireless internet access available in the bar.
Dogs welcome
Dogs welcome in some public rooms.

Guest feedback
"new bedrooms are excellent value @£120 b&b. Superking beds and first class bathrooms. After a super breakfast, we asked for advice on local walks. We were given maps and details. We chose to walk back to Masham from a village 4 miles away so asked about local transport to take us there. The manageress immediately offered to take us there in her car. This is the best sort of a village pub which has managed the change to a hotel really well. We shall surely return."

Robert - harrogate, United Kingdom

September 2016

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Lunch from £4.95. Dinner, 3 courses, about £30.


Open all day.


Wellgarth Masham, Ripon, HG4 4EN, Yorkshire


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