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Re-opened 4th July. See Facebook for details.

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Bear

(formerly Artisan Tap, Snug)

92 High Street
Bedford
MK40 1NN

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Opening Times

MondayMidday - Midnight
TuesdayMidday - Midnight
WednesdayMidday - Midnight
ThursdayMidday - Midnight
FridayMidday - 1.00 am
SaturdayMidday - 1.00 am
SundayMidday - 11.00 pm

Owner

Hawthorn Leisure

About the Pub

Traditional High Street pub dating back to the 19th Century. Today the pub caters for all with a transition to the alternative scene in the evenings. Features a gothic ambience and regular live music. One of the few pubs in Bedford to still have a pool table and lounging facilities, enabling people to enjoy the traditional British pub culture. Local CAMRA Young Members Pub of the Year 2018.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Marston's Big Cat Ale
  • Wychwood Hobgoblin Ruby

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 2 changing beers.

Changed regularly.

Source: National

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Bear, Bedford

Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    Westons Rosie's Pig [H]

  • RealHeritagePub Heritage Pub

    Interior of Some Regional Importance

Facilities

  • Garden Pub Garden

    Rear patio.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Events Events

    Occasional events during the week.

  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Pool.

  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Every Saturday and occasional Fridays.

  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • WiFi Wifi

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Bear

92 High Street
Bedford
MK40 1NN

Sat Nav Reference

52.138321, -0.466941

Transport

  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station

Nearby Bus Routes (300m)

Bus station

Nearby Station (800m)

Bedford (Midland)

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