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Hotels in Cowbridge

The Bear Hotel
63 High Street
South Wales

CF71 7AF | View map

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The BEAR HOTEL dates back to the 12th Century and oozes history, charm and character. Situated in the quaint market town of Cowbridge in the picturesque Vale of Glamorgan we will be pleased to cater for your special occasion, weekend break, conference or intimate lunch or dinner. At The Bear you are assured of a warm welcome and the very highest standard of service whenever you choose to visit us.

Our extensive facilities include a flagstone Real Ale Bar, luxurious Lounge Bar offering morning coffee, light meals and afternoon tea and a unique stone vaulted a la carte restaurant. Our 34 individual en-suite bedrooms are tastefully decorated and many feature delightful beamed ceilings.

Whilst you are sure to enjoy your stay in Cowbridge and the Vale of Glamorgan, The Bear is within easy reach of the spectacular Glamorgan Heritage Coast and many other attractions. Cardiff, Wales’ capital city is only ten miles away and offers a great variety of places of interest to explore.

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Number of Rooms: 34
Number Ensuite: 34
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Chef: Richard Bowles

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Sample Menu:


Leek and Woodland Mushroom Terrine (v)
sweet beetroot chutney, toasted brioche

Warm Toasted Goats Cheese (v)
served on sweet roasted peppers and basil pesto

Tea Smoked Barbary Duck
ruby chard, avocado , mango and mint salsa

Rosette of Galia Melon (v)
raspberry ice, passion fruit and cracked pepper caramel

King Prawn and Black Pudding Linguini
in a light saffron cream

Chef’s Soup of the Day

Main Course

Pan Fried Fillets of Sea Bream
fennel scented risotto, lemon beurre blanc

Herb Dusted Rump Welsh Lamb
smoked bacon and potato rosti, redcurrant reduction

Baked Breast of Chicken
nutmeg spiced cream cheese and spinach stuffing cloaked in a sage cream

Caramelised Shallot and Cherry Tomato Tart (v)
roquette leaves, glazed champagne sabayon

Roast Fillet of Prime Beef
( £4.00 supplement )
woodland mushroom cream and crisp parma ham

Medallions of Pork Loin
baby vegetables, pear brandy and pink pepperberry liquor


Vanilla Panna Cotta Forest fruit compote

Iced Coconut and Mango Parfait Orange Syrup

Warm Chocolate Pudding Served with a Baileys Cream quenelle

Coffee Crème Brule Tuiles biscuits

Platter Of Welsh Cheeses ( £1.50 Supplement )
Served with Savoury Biscuits & Spiced Apple Chutney

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