Christmas Day

    We believe everyone should have Christmas Day off to stuff themselves with turkey before gently nodding off in front of the fire. We’ll be back open on Boxing Day. Merry Christmas.

      Boxing Day

      Back open from noon serving the good stuff. Booking advised.

        NEW YEAR’S EVE

        Dress to impress and join us for dinner this New Year’s Eve. Enjoy four courses for £60pp, including fizz on arrival. Bring your dancing shoes, as once the lights go down, we’ll be getting the party started. There’ll be bacon sarnies come the end of the night, or if you’re just joining us in the bar, talk to us about just popping down for a drink.

          New Year’s Day

          Start 2019 at The Bear & Ragged Staff and enjoy our famous roasts and Bloody Marys. All day and into the evening. We’d hate you to miss out, book a table online or give us a call.

            Six Nations

            We’ll be showing all England Games in the bar, so get a group together and settle into a table and enjoy a chilled pint and bite from our bar menu.

              Cookery Class with Rachel’s Apron

              Ever wondered how to make the perfect ravioli? Or how to master the art of sushi? Join us as a couple, pair or small group, and not only will we show you how to make a delicious three course supper, but you’ll also enjoy the fruits of your labour, a couple of glasses of wine and walk away with your recipes to make again at home. Arrival at 6:45 for canapés and an aperitif, before beginning the class at 7pm, with local Chef Rachel Grenville-Hunt. Tickets are £75 each and will can be bought here. Very limited availability.

                Valentine’s Day

                If there’s any date reserved to treat your special someone, it’s 14th February. Join us for dinner and enjoy our delicious set menu, available soon. We’ve also got fantastic selection of fine wines and Champagnes that are guaranteed to win you extra brownie points.

                If a twosome isn’t your thing, we have plenty of larger tables that we won’t be sawing in half for the occasion, so gather a group and join us – we promise we won’t ask any questions.

                  Spring Tasting

                  As the season changes, so does our menu. Join us as we celebrate the best of Spring, with a delicious tasting menu of three starters, three mains and three puds. There’ll be lots of wine, and Owain will be on hand to talk through all of the dishes and paired vino. £40pp, tables from 7pm. Book online and quote ‘Spring Tasting’.

                    Jolly Ow’s Day Out

                    Pull on your tweed and wellies, and join us for a day out clay pigeon shooting! We’ll start of at the pub for bacon butties, before sharing top tips for the day on the coach out. We’ll be back to the pub for dinner and a drink to settle into the front bar to watch the last of the rugby! Email us to register your interest; owain.jones@peachpubs.com and tickets will be online soon.

                      Mother’s Day

                      We’ll be open as usual for breakfast, so why not change tradition this year and start off with a Buck’s Fizz Breakfast before heading out for the day? We serve up the favourites alongside new classics and always prioritise quality produce. We are serious about our roasts too, so settle in with the family and enjoy top-quality beef from Aubrey Allen, Jimmy Butler’s free-range pork or our delicious vegetarian roast with all the glorious trimmings. Our special Mother’s Day Best Menu will be served right through till 9pm. Always busy, be sure to book early.

                        Cheltenam Race Day

                        Join us as we embark upon the Top Enclosure for a day out at the races, and the perfect day out before the long weekend!

                        We’ll be starting off with a Buck’s Fizz breakfast (or a pint if you prefer), before boarding the bus for a few more drinks and review of the racing post! Dress to impress, and don’t miss the coach home. 

                        Tickets will be online soon. Let Owain know you’re coming to secure your spot.

                          Easter Weekend

                          Start the long weekend early with half price fizz on Thursday, and join us for a leisurely Bank Holiday lunch on Good Friday.

                          Easter Sunday is the time to bring the family to the pub for a scrumptious get together. We’ll be serving breakfast from 9.30am and our Sunday Best menu from midday.

                          It also wouldn’t be Easter without an egg hunt, so join us for a scotch egg over the weekend and if you’re the lucky one to be served a pink one, you’ll win a £50 bar tab! Friday, Saturday, Sunday – with £1 of each egg being donated to Breast Cancer Research.

                          Easter Monday brings you our full menu and of course a roast rollover to cure any hangover. We’ll have the bloody marys ready.

                            Gin Factor

                            We’re hosting our very own talent show this Bank Holiday Sunday, without any of the singing. Local distilleries will be sampling their wares before giving a talk on why they should be crowned The Bear Gin Factor Winner. Votes will open for a short while, before the winner takes the spot of guest gin on our bar! No need to book, just pop down from 6pm. Why not join us for a delicious lunch beforehand? 

                              Summer Tasting

                              As the season changes, so does our menu. Join us as we celebrate the best of Summer, with a delicious tasting menu of three starters, three mains and three puds. There’ll be lots of wine, and Owain will be on hand to talk through all of the dishes and paired vino. £40pp, tables from 7pm. Book online and quote ‘Summer Tasting’.

                                Autumn Tasting

                                As the season changes, so does our menu. Join us as we celebrate the best of Autumn, with a delicious tasting menu of three starters, three mains and three puds. There’ll be lots of wine, and Owain will be on hand to talk through all of the dishes and paired vino. £40pp, tables from 7pm. Book online and quote ‘Autumn Tasting’.

                                  Distill & Brew Tour

                                  We’ll be starting in the pub with bacon sarnies, before taking a trip out to Hook Norton Brewery and Toad Distillery to see how the suppliers do what they do. We’ll head back to the pub for Rugby World Cup Final – Owain’s hedging his bets on Wales vs Ireland! More details to follow soon.