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The Bear Marlborough


  • 1 High Street
  • Marlborough
  • Wiltshire
  • SN8 1AA


  • 01672 512134
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About us

Dating from the 15th century,The Bear is an authentic addition to a historic market town. On the River Kennet, Marlborough is home to one of the widest high streets in Britain, offering a cast space for regular markets which still occur to this date. Traditional elements of the hotel create a homely atmosphere.

Iain and Liz have created a fantastic establishment that provides quality food, comfortable rooms and epic entertainment. So for food in Marlborough, a Room in Marlborough or a good night out in Marlborough, The Bear have it for you.


Bar and Sports Bar - Restaurant, locally sourced A la Carte menu - Accommodation, double, single and family rooms - Central High Street location - Live music and events - Function room bookings for parties, intimate wedding receptions, Christenings and wakes



rooms at the bear marlborough


If you're looking for a place to stay in Marlborough, look no further. Situated on the High Street, we offer fantastic rooms in a great location. We are dedicated to bringing you the best experience and with this have invested to refurb the rooms.

Sports Bar and Live Music

The full sports bar experience. With BT and Sky Sports available if you're wanting to watch the game you'll be made very welcome at the Bear. Live Music every Friday, Saturday and Sunday and an open mic night on the first Wednesday of the month. Call for band listings and other one-off events.

The Menu

fish and chips at the bear marlborough


Home-Made soup of the Day, served with crusty bread and croutons (GF) (V) £4.50
Vegetable Tempura, Sweet Chilli Dip and Mixed Leaves Salad (V) £4.50
Pan-Fried Squid rings, cajunaisse and Mixed Leaves Salad (GF) £5.95
Smooth Chicken Liver Parfait, Apple & Cranberry Compote, melba Toast (GF) £4.50

Soup 'N' Sandwich

Homemade soup, served with a sandwich on white or Granary Bread

Cheese & Tomato (GF) £6.50
Ham and Grain Mustard £6.95
Tuna, sweetcorn & Mayonnaise (GF) £6.95
Prawn Marie Rose (GF) £7.25

Jacket Potatoes

Home Baked Jacket, served with Mixed Leaf Salad

Baked Bean & Mature Cheddar (GF) £5.50
Chilli con Carne £5.95
Tuna, Sweetcorn & Mayo (GF) £5.95
Tandoori Chicken £5.95
Mediterranean Vegetable & Provencal Sauce (GF) £5.50
Pulled Pork £5.95

Main Courses

3Bs Beer Battered Cod, Fries, Mushy or Garden Peas and Homemade Tartare Sauce £9.95
Whole tail Scampi, Garden Peas, Fries & Tartare Sauce £9.95
Andrews Butchers Sausages, Creamed Potato, Garden Peas, Homemade Gravy £9.95
(Vegetarian & Gluten Free Available) £9.95
Home-made Beef/vegetable Lasagne (Gluten Free available) served with Garlic Bread and Mixed Leaf Salad £10.50
Lemon Pepper Chicken, Sweet potato mash and seasonal Vegetables (GF) £10.50
Chilli, With Rice and tortilla Chips £9.95
Quorn & Vegetable Chilli, With Rice and tortilla Chips (GF) (V) £9.95
Wild Mushroom Stroganoff served with Herb Rice (GF) (V) £9.95
Beuof bourguignon New Potatoes & Seasonal Vegetables £12.95
Home-Made Curry of the Day (ask Staff for Details), served with Basmati Rice & Naan Bread £10.50

From the Grill

All Grills are Served with Fries, Mushrooms, Grilled Tomato, 3Bs Onion Rings & Garden Peas  
Locally Sourced 10oz Sirloin Steak £14.95
12oz Pork Chop £12.95
Peri-peri Chicken Breast £11.95
8oz Gammon Steak, with fried egg or pineapple, Garden Peas and Fries £12.95
ADD A SAUCE : Peppercorn,Chasseur, Mushroom, Diane  


All Burgers served in a toasted brioche bun, Tomato, Cherkin, Coleslaw, 3bs Onion rings and fries

8oz Beef Burger £9.95
Peri-peri Chicken Burger £9.95
The Bear Burger (2x 6oz Burgers) £12.95
Sweet potato Burger (V) £8.50
Gluten Free Beef Burger £9.95

(GF) Gluten Free (V) Vegetarian

Please remember to let us know if you have any allergy requirements, please ask to see the Manager

Special offers

Steak Night Fridays

2 x 8oz Rump Steaks

2 x 175 ml glasses of wine

For only £22.50

Curry Night Wednesdays

2 x Curry with basmati rice, naan bread and onion bhaji

2 x bottles of Cobra beer

For only £19.95


Watson's Gin Bar

rooms at the bear marlborough

rooms at the bear marlborough

Open Thursday, Friday and Saturday

Selection of 26 different gins (see images) with taste notes posted to Facebook

The Vinyl Station - DJ booth, sound system

Available for office/Christmas parties, functions and events up to 60 people

Adjoining terrace


weddings marlborough the bear

We can arrange an intimate wedding reception in our private function room arranging your bespoke catering and entertainment requirements.


Christmas Party bear

Christmas menu available from 1st November until December 24th.

Christmas parties booking now, click here for more details.

Download Christmas Menu and Booking Form

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