Bear Hotel


New Year’s Eve 2016

Bear Grills Bistro Menu

Ham hock terrine, piccalilli, crostini

Smoked salmon, caper and shallot salad

Goat’s cheese and caramelised red onion tart, watercress, red pepper coulis (v)


Confit duck leg, dauphinoise potato, braised red cabbage

Baked hake fillet, potato cake with dill, beurre blanc sauce

Gratin of mushrooms, blue cheese, spinach and walnuts, roasted new potatoes (v)


Warm plum and almond frangipane, vanilla ice cream

Baileys crème brulee, shortbread biscuit

Glazed lemon tart, raspberry sorbet

Music in the Cellar Bar to follow (Doors 8.30pm.  Music 9.30pm – 1.00am)



Dinner & music ~ £55.00              Dinner only ~ £40.00


The Bear Grills Bistro

Monday – Friday 6.00pm till 10.00pm.      Saturday 5.30pm till 10.30pm.      Sunday 6.00pm till 9.00pm

Mixed olives (V) £2.50.
Marinated feta cheese (V) £2.50.
Home roasted nuts (V) £2.50.
Extra baguette with extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar (V) £1.50.
Light Meals and Starters
Soup of the day, crusty baguette and butter. £3.95
Breaded fresh haddock goujons, coriander salsa and tartare sauce. £5.65
Chef’s terrine or pate of the week, homemade chutney and crusty bread. £4.95
Salmon and haddock fish cake, salad leaves, lemon and tartare sauce. £5.50
Chicken satay on skewers with peanut sauce. £4.95 Sweet and sour belly pork with a plum sauce. £4.95
From the Char-grill
Prime beef steaks
Our beef comes from our local butcher and is dry hung for a minimum of 28 days.
Sirloin 10oz. £16.95
Rib eye 10oz. £16.95
Fillet 8oz. £19.50
T-Bone - fillet and sirloin 16oz. £19.50
Chateaubriand beef fillet 16oz (for 2 to share). £36.95
Gammon steak 10oz with grilled fresh pineapple. £10.95
Lamb loin chops. £14.95
This dish comes with grilled tomato, roasted field mushroom and watercress.
Escalope of free range chicken topped with brie and smoked bacon. £12.95
Tofu and vegetable skewers, hummus and salad leaves (V) £11.25

All of our Char-Grills are served with grilled tomato, roasted field mushroom and watercress, and a choice of either home cut chips or baked potato.

Add a sauce or one of our delicious butters to your char-grill £2.50
Sauces- Mushroom & red wine, Blue cheese, Peppercorn, Béarnaise or Salsa verde.
Butters- Cafe de Paris, Garlic or Parsley butter.

Why not “Surf and turf “by adding grilled tiger prawns with your grill. £2.95

Our fish is delivered fresh from our Cornish fishmonger in St Mawes.
Traditional beer battered haddock served with home cut chips, mushy peas, lemon and tartare sauce. £10.95
Catch of the day, please see our specials board for today’s special. Seared fillet of salmon with hollandaise sauce and new potatoes. £12.95
Side DishesAll £2.50 each.
Home cut chips (V). Parsley buttered new potatoes (V). Dressed mixed side salad (V). Baked potato (V).
Fine green beans (V). Tomato and red onion salad (V). Onion rings (V).

Homemade Burgers
With our talented team of chef’s we have created a mouth watering selection of prime freshly ground burgers. They are char-grilled to order and served with toasted bun, mayonnaise, red onion, home cut chips and salad
Beef 8oz with homemade tomato relish. £7.45
Lamb 8oz with a yoghurt and mint sauce. £7.45
Grilled free range chicken with tomato relish. £7.25
Fish burger with coriander salsa. £7.25
Vegetarian bistro burger with homemade tomato relish. (V) £7.25
(Made using, potato, lentils, pearl barley, fresh herbs, cheddar & seasoning) Why not add to your burger one of our delicious toppings below. £0.50each Mature cheddar, Stilton, Smoked bacon or Gherkin.
Classic Caesar.
Cos lettuce, anchovies, garlic croutons, parmesan and Caesar dressing. £7.50
Add grilled free range chicken strips for a chicken Caesar. £8.50
Tomato and grilled mushroom. With salad leaves, red onion, cucumber and a Stilton dressing. (V) £7.50
Grilled steak. With salad leaves, red onion, sun blushed tomatoes and a balsamic dressing. £8.95
Somerset brie. With salad leaves, cherry tomatoes, apples, grapes and a walnut dressing. (V) £7.50
Griddled tiger prawn. With salad leaves, avocado, mango and a lime and chilli dressing. £8.95
Grilled free range chicken. £7.95
With salad leaves, smoked bacon, garlic croutons and a tarragon and sherry dressing..
Crème brulee, homemade shortbread biscuit. (V) £4.75
Sticky toffee pudding, caramel sauce and vanilla ice cream. (V) £4.75
Cheesecake of the day. (V) £4.50
Daily prepared seasonal fresh fruit salad. (V) £4.50
Ice creams - Vanilla, chocolate and strawberry. (V) £4.25

English cheese plate. (V)
Stilton, Somerset brie, Mature cheddar with biscuits, homemade chutney and grapes. £5.95

Coffee & Tea

Expresso £1.00 ~ Cappuccino £1.25 ~ Latte £1.50 ~ Americano £1.20. Filter coffee £1.00 ~ Filter decaf £1.20 ~ Chocó chino £1.75 Hot chocolate £1.50 ~ Pot of tea £1.50 ~ Herbal teas £1.75

White Wine
18 Estate White - a'Becketts Vineyard Littleton Panel Wiltshire England.
Bottle 750ml £17.75.
20 Viognier - "La Mode" Vin de Pays D'oc - France.
Bottle 750ml £16.50. Glass 250ml £5.55. Glass 175ml £3.90.
21 Touraine Sauvingnon Blanc Domaine des Caillots - Loire Valley France.
Bottle 750ml £16.35. Glass 250ml £5.50. Glass 175ml £3.85.
25 Petit Chablis - La Chablisienne Burgundy France.
Bottle 750ml £25.00.
32 Pinot Grigo Garganega - La Borgata Casa Girelli Italy.
Bottle 750ml £16.50. Glass 250ml £5.50. Glass 175ml £3.85.
35 Chenin Blanc - Brown Brothers South Eastern Australia.
Bottle 750ml £16.65. Glass 250ml £5.25. Glass 175ml £3.70.
40 Riesling - Whitehaven Marlborough New Zealand.
Bottle 750ml £16.95.
41 Sauvignon Blanc - Cloudy Bay Marlborough New Zealand.
Bottle 750ml £34.95.
45 Unoaked Chardonnay - Rocheburg Western Cape South Africa.
Bottle 750ml £13.95. Glass 250ml £4.70. Glass 175ml £3.30.
48 Sauvignon Blanc - Villa Rosa Colchagua Valley Chile.
Bottle 750ml £13.95. Glass 250ml £4.70. Glass 175ml £3.30.

Rose Wine 51 Pinot Grigio Rosato - San Antonio Veneto Italy.
Bottle 750ml £15.30. Glass 250ml £5.15. Glass 175ml £3.60.

Red Wine
54 Chateau D’Argadens Bordeaux Superieur France.
Bottle 750ml £18.50
60 Macon - Domaine Joseph Faiveley Burgundy France.
Bottle 750ml £28.50
68 Cotes Du Rhone - Reserve des Capucins Rhone Valley France.
Bottle 750ml £15.00. Glass 250ml £5.20. Glass 175ml £3.65.
70 Montepulciano D’Abruzzo - La Borgata Casa Girelli Italy.
Bottle 750ml £15.75. Glass 250ml £5.30. Glass 175ml £3.70.
75 Azabache - Rioja Crianza Bodegas Vinedos de Aldeanueva Spain.
Bottle 750ml £16.75. Glass 250ml £5.85. Glass 175ml £4.10.
79 Shiraz - Rolling Central Ranges Australia.
Bottle 750ml £17.50. Glass 250ml £5.85. Glass 175ml £4.10.
81 Pinot Noir - Devil’s Corner Tamar Ridge Tasmania.
Bottle 750ml £19.25.
90 Black River Malbec - Canale Patagonia Argentina.
Bottle 750ml £17.00. Glass 250ml £5.70. Glass 175ml £4.00. 
95 Merlot - Villa Rosa Rapel Valley Chile.
Bottle 750ml £13.95. Glass 250ml £4.70. Glass 175ml £3.30.
96 Carmenere Reserva - Maipo Valley Chile Vina Ventisquero.
Bottle 750ml £15.95.

Champagne & Sparkling Wine
1 Chanterre Brut - NV France.
Bottle 750ml £28.95. Glass 125ml £5.25.
2 Lanson Black Label Brut - NV France.
Bottle 750ml £37.95.
3 Moet & Chandon Brut Imperial - NV France.
Bottle 750ml £56.00.
10 Cava Reserva Brut - NV Mont Marcal Spain.
Bottle 750ml £15.95. Glass 125ml £2.75.
11 Prosecco Spumante Rose Italy.
Bottle 750ml £17.25. Glass 125ml £2.95.

Dessert Wine
101 Late Harvest Orange Muscadet Flora Brown Brothers Victoria Australia.
Bottle 375ml £13.25. Glass 100ml £3.65.

105 Smith Woodhouse - Ruby Port.
Bottle 750ml £18.25. Glass 100ml £3.10. Glass 50ml £1.55.

This is only a small selection from our wine list. Please ask for a copy of our wine list if you would like
a greater selection including vintages.

Wadworth Cask Conditioned Beer
Wadworth 6X. ABV 4.3. Half £1.55. Pint £3.10.
Henry’s IPA. ABV 3.6. Half £1.35. Pint £2.70.
Horizon. ABV 4.0. Half £1.60. Pint £3.20.

Wadworth Cask Conditioned Seasonal Ale
Please ask for current availability.

Draught Lager
Fosters. ABV 4.0. Half £1.60. Pint £3.15.
Amstel Bier. ABV 4.1. Half £1.75. Pint £3.50.
Peroni Nastro Azzurro. ABV 5.2. Half £2.10. Pint £4.20.

Draught Stout
Guinness. ABV 4.1. Half £1.75. Pint £3.50.

Draught Cider
Stowford Press Medium Dry. ABV 4.5. Half £1.55. Pint £3.10.

Bottled Lager and Cider
Budweiser, USA. ABV 5.0. Bottle 330ml £3.00.
Becks Bier, Germany. ABV 5.0. Bottle 275ml £3.00.
Corona Extra, Mexico. ABV 5.0. Bottle 330ml £3.00.
Chimay Red, Belgium. ABV 7.0. Bottle 330ml £3.50.
Westons Organic Cider. ABV 6.5. Bottle 500ml £3.65.
Westons Organic Pear Cider. ABV 6.0. Bottle 500ml £3.65.
Becks Alcohol Free. Bottle 275ml £1.55.

Soft Drinks Frobishers Fresh Apple. Bottle 250ml £2.05.
Frobishers Tomato. Bottle 250ml £2.05.
Frobishers Fresh Orange. Bottle 250ml £2.05.
Frobishers Cranberry. Bottle 250ml £2.05.
Hartridges Ginger Beer. Bottle 275ml £1.75.
J2O. Bottle 275ml £2.15.
Bottle Green Elderflower Presse. Bottle 275ml £1.75.

Hildon Mineral Water. Small £1.80. Large £3.50.
Coca Cola. Small £1.55. Medium £2.15. Large £2.75.
Diet Coca Cola. Small £1.55. Medium £2.15. Large £2.15.
Lemonade. Small £1.55. Medium £2.15. Large £2.15.

This is only a taste of our drinks range - we stock a comprehensive range of spirits, liquors and other soft drinks.

Where possible we use seasonal British produce in our recipes. All of the starters and main courses are freshly prepared to order by our team of Chefs All of our dishes are homemade on the premises including the desserts. (V) Denotes a dish suitable for vegetarians. Children are welcome in the Bistro, highchairs are available.