The Bear has origins as far back as the 12th Century. Probably the best known as being the inn where they changed the horses on the mail run from Cardiff to Swansea. During the 17th Century Napoleon’s troops were held in the ‘Bear Pit’ en route to London!! This famous coaching Inn is steeped in history. Nowadays, the hotel is famed for it’s fine home cooked food, friendly atmosphere and good ale.
The surrounding area is rural, with numerous interesting places to visit: Llanerch Vineyards, Museum of Welsh Life, Castell Coch, Ogmore Valley and many more. You may fancy a walk along one of the fine beaches, Devon is visible from the local cliff tops!
Brecon and the Valleys are close by, with breathtaking views. Some of the Valleys still have the mining houses visible as you drive through. Visit Cardiff City Centre and Bay development, just 15 minutes away. Europe’s fastest growing city for art, culture, shopping and entertainment.
The hotel is on the main high street of the beautiful town of Cowbridge. This small quaint market town boasts some fabulous shops, lingering walks around the Roman wall and some of the most beautiful town
DINING AT THE BEAR HOTEL
Dine in the unique 12th Century restaurant, with the original stone vaulted ceiling. The menus offer a variety of local produce and dishes to tempt and delight your tastebuds. This is the perfect choice for a business lunch, romantic meal or special family occasion. Should you require a private dining area we would be delighted to help.
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Head Chef – Richard Bowles
Restaurant Manager – Kristy Usher
The comfortable Lounge with its roaring fire, serves lighter meals for both lunch and evening meals. Residents and non-residents are welcome.
ROOMS AT THE BEAR HOTEL
SLEEPING WITH THE BEAR
Kick off your shoes in one of our individually decorated bedrooms, some with beamed ceilings or 4 Poster beds. All are en-suite with tea & coffee making facilities to make your stay a home away from home.
Family Rooms are available
Whatever function you are looking to host be it a Wedding, Anniversary, Birthday Party or a Business Conference we can help.
Menus are available for all occasions. A package can be tailor made to suit individual requirements. Our highly trained Function Team are available to discuss your requirements.
We offer a wealth of experience and expertise to guide you with your decisions in making your day one to remember. We pride ourselves on our personal attentive service.
At The Bear Hotel we ensure that your conference and business training expectations are not simply met, but exceeded.