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(formerly Zazu's)

6-10 Wellsway

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About the Pub

Provides three, maybe four, real ales with Butcombe most of the time with local(ish) guests.

The Bear Hotel is a local landmark with Snowy the life-sized polar bear above the entrance. Set on the edge of Bath's historic city centre with an uncluttered contemporary style, the original Bear pub was destroyed during the Bath Blitz, rapidly replaced with a temporary building (to keep up local morale), which lasted until the modern pub was built in 1956.

A quiz is held most Wednesday evenings.

Briefly renamed 'Zazu's' it has, thankfully, become the Bear again.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 1 regular beer.

  • Butcombe Original

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 3 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Bristol Beer Factory Fortitude
  • Cotleigh --seasonal--

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  • RealAle Real Ale Available


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals

    Brunch Sun 8.00-11.30 : Sunday Roast 12.00-4.00pm.

  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Garden

    Terrace at rear.

  • Parking Parking

    Small car park at rear.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly

    Dogs allowed in bar area.

  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Accommodation Accommodation

    7 bedrooms.

  • FunctionRoom Function Room
  • LiveMusic Live Music

    May have occasional live music.

  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • WiFi Wifi

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6-10 Wellsway

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51.373779, -2.366543


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Nearby Bus Routes (3m)

First: 3 (several routes)

Nearby Station (800m)

Bath Spa

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6-10 Wellsway

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Additional Services
  • Disabled Access
  • Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals
  • Garden
  • Parking
  • Dog Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Accommodation
  • Function Room
  • Live Music
  • Newspapers
  • Wifi
  • Close to Bus Routes
  • Close to Railway Station

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