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BEAR Nottingham, Nottingham, Nottingham

BEAR Nottingham

3.9
3.9
56 Reviews
£25 and under
Cafe Dining
BEAR Hockley is perched slap-bang in the middle of Nottingham's creative neighbourhood. With its small red frontage nestled in amongst the rainbow colours of Carlton Street, the store has a lot more to show off inside than first meets the eye. Expect light, breezy decor, cosy coffee & cocktail nooks, and (our favourite feature) a beautiful glass roof that floods the place with natural sunlight.

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2 people

19:00


Booked 1 time today

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Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    £25 and under
  • Cuisines
    Cafe Dining, Breakfast, Burgers
  • Hours of Operation
    Mon–Thu 08:00–22:00 Fri 08:00–23:00 Sat 08:30–23:00 Sun 09:30–21:00
  • Phone number
    0115 697 3655
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Area
    Nottingham
  • Parking Details
    None
  • Additional
    Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Dog Friendly, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeaway, Vegan, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 56 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

3.9
3.9 based on recent ratings
  • 3.8Food
  • 3.7Service
  • 4.1Ambience
  • 3.8Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Nottingham/Nottinghamshire

    Most Booked

  • Nottingham

    Most Booked

56 Reviews
  1. Geordienazgul

    Newcastle

    4 reviews

    2.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 17 February 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    Food arrived after 30 mins, before our first drink order. Very slow service. My wife’s chicken burger was very overcooked and only eaten due to hunger and limited alternative venues. There appeared to be no leadership with tables not cleared.

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  2. LeighNottm

    Oxford

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 16 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    My friend and I came on the recommendation of a family member. Definitely would recommend it to anyone to try. The lighting was a little dark for our liking but the place used to be the Boilermaker so it is lovely inside. Just one criticism from my friend was that the dessert menu was disappointing and needs work for a sweet tooth person who loves her puddings.

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  3. SimonC

    Surrey

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 February 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 4
    Made a reservation for four people for a lovely pancake brunch on Wednesday trying their special menu, but they ran out of pancakes 10 minutes into us being there. We then tried to order full english's only to find out they had run out of that too. By this point there was nothing to do but leave and find somewhere else but we had ordered drinks that we had to leave behind as we were starving, and we didn't even get them at a huge discount of for free! It was a disappointing experience by what seemed to be a poorly run cafe.

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  4. E0123L

    Nottingham

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    very nice food and atmosphere lots of good options
    BEAR NottinghamResponded 7 days ago
    HI E0123L Thank you for the lovely review, we look forward to seeing you soon! Cheers BEAR

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  5. JanA

    Nottingham

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Fabulous service couldn't fault it. Food was fine but a few choices missing as it was really busy. Great atmosphere and cocktails.
    BEAR NottinghamResponded 7 days ago
    Hi JanA, Thank you so much for the lovely review, and for being so understanding! Can't wait to see you soon BEAR

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  6. edenv

    Nottingham

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 8 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    it was incredible. went for my birthday breakfast and it was amazing. staff were lovely and the food was to die for
    BEAR NottinghamResponded 7 days ago
    Hi edenv, Thank you so much for the lovely review! We can't wait to see you again soon! Cheers BEAR

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  7. Kash

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 1 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great service !!! Gave me and my friend a Prosecco on the house for her 21st birthday ! So lovely thank you so much x
    BEAR NottinghamResponded on 17 February 2024
    Hi Kash, Thank you so much for the lovely review, we look forward to seeing you again soon! Cheers BEAR

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  8. FionaD

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 30 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Service was prompt and cheerful, Turkish Eggs delicious and the coffee was strong and flavourful, what’s not to like? Bear was pretty full on a grey Tuesday lunchtime but a high percentage of the clientele were on lap tops and stringing out a cappuccino, interesting to see how this would be managed when busier
    BEAR NottinghamResponded on 2 February 2024
    Hi Fiona, Thank you for your review, hope to see you again soon! Cheers BEAR

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  9. kitty

    Yorkshire

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 28 January 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    lovely food and amazing place but wait was over 40 minutes
    BEAR NottinghamResponded on 2 February 2024
    Hi Kitty, Thank you for the lovely review, hopefully next time you come we can get that 5* review! Cheers BEAR

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  10. TonyH

    London

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 28 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Pleasant airy space, nice vibe . Gets busy so booked early . Brunch for 4 - reasonably priced and unobtrusive service . (Plates are quite small with a deep ridge - bit tricky to manoeuvre a full English breakfast )
    BEAR NottinghamResponded on 2 February 2024
    Hi Tony, Thank you for the lovely review! We hope to see you again soon! Cheers BEAR

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  11. WayneH

    Nottingham

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 27 January 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 2
    Party of 6 for food and drinks. Some items on the menu not available - fair enough. Service was slow - not great. Food was overall poor and for some of our party terrible. Restaurant did make an adjustment to our bill but that didn't compensate for what was overall a really poor experience.

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  12. DorisZ

    Nottingham

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 21 January 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    It was my second time booking a table at Bear and both times my friend and I left after we'd not been served for almost 20 minutes after we got there. The tables were also uncomfortably close together, I'm a small person but had to move the table so that I could get to the bench.

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  13. AbiW

    Exclusive

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 21 January 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Service was slow. The guy who welcomed us and dealt with us the most was wonderful but massively over stretched in what he was doing as he was seating people, working the takeaway bar and managing tables which left us waiting too long. More staff needed or a different system!
    BEAR NottinghamResponded on 2 February 2024
    Hi Abi, Thank you for your lovely and understanding review! We are constantly trying to review how we operate to provide the best experience for our guests! We hope to see you again soon! Cheers Paddy

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  14. HelenN

    Nottingham

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 20 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent food and coffee, able to book and then have a leisurely lunch. Liked the booths at the back - slightly quieter music would have been better. Will definitely be back.
    BEAR NottinghamResponded on 2 February 2024
    Hi Helen, Thank you for the lovely review, we hope to see you again soon! Cheers BEAR

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  15. DaveL

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 20 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We went for brunch and the food was delicious and the staff were very friendly!
    BEAR NottinghamResponded on 2 February 2024
    Hi DaveL, Thank you so much for the lovely review! We hope to see you again soon! Cheers BEAR

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  16. Bob222

    Yorkshire

    2 reviews

    1.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 20 January 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 2
    Ordered and received drinks quickly. Never got asked for a food order so left after 40mins. Think it's under staffed.

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  17. LeahH

    Norfolk/Suffolk

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 13 January 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    Waited an hour and a half for food - no apologies / no discount on overpriced breakfast food £50 in total for breakfast - food was tasteless and greasy - charged 6£ for truffle fries and they tasted like normal mayo- joke really, would not recommend and were really excited to go

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  18. garethB

    Nottingham

    6 reviews

    4.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on 13 January 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    First time here but went to Bear Derby just before Christmas. Service was good. Food was good - had full English - though the shackshuka pot on the side was watery and tasteless. Hand brew coffee was excellent. Me and my mate really enjoyed it but all the tables for 2 at the back were packed in really tight. The tables were just too small to take a glass of water, coffee and a breakfast. You had to turn and squeeze out of the gap. That felt a bit poor for a fairly pricey place. Apart from that it was overall very good.
    BEAR NottinghamResponded on 19 January 2024
    Hi garethB, Thank you for your review, it's through feedback like this that we get better! I'm thrilled to hear you enjoyed the majority of your dish, I will be sure to feedback to my Head Chef regarding the Shakshuka. Unfortunately you're not the first person to have this kind of experience with our lower tables, so I will be reviewing the furniture lay out in the near future to find a solution. Cheers BEAR Hockley

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  19. Flobow1

    Gloucestershire

    2 reviews

    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 10 January 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 4
    Drinks were super nice but food was terrible 😬 interior and vibe were cute :)
    BEAR NottinghamResponded on 12 January 2024
    Hi Flobow1, Thank you for your review, it's only through feedback that we can aim to get better and improve! Would you be able to send me some more detailed feedback, i.e the time and day of your visit, as well as what it was you ordered? That way I can properly investigate what has happened. Please send feedback to nottingham@bemorebear.co Kind Regards BEAR Hockley

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  20. BethanH

    Newcastle

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 7 January 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    The place and staff are great but we waited over an hour for our food and by the time they were making it my friends items had sold out. No apologies for the wait time, shame as I’ve been before and it was amazing. Won’t stop me from going back!
    BEAR NottinghamResponded on 8 January 2024
    Hi BethanH, Thank you so much for being understanding in your review, and please allow to definitively apologise for your wait, and the lack of availability on the menu. We've had a few issues with our suppliers over the last week, but that still doesn't excuse our lack of communication! Looking forward to seeing you again soon, and hopefully we get the chance to get a 5* from you in the future! Kind Regards BEAR Hockley

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  21. HollyU

    Nottingham

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 31 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Genuinely great service- the staff at Bear Hockley were very accommodating for myself and my little university reunion. They greeted everyone with kind hospitality and prompt service which was very much appreciated. Many thanks,
    BEAR NottinghamResponded on 5 January 2024
    Hi HollyU! Thank you so much for such a lovely review! We're so glad we could play a small part in a great day for you! We hope to see you again soon! BEAR Hockley

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  22. ClaireD

    Nottingham

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 31 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great menu & good quality food. Served promptly. Staff were friendly & efficient, nice place to spend an evening.
    BEAR NottinghamResponded on 5 January 2024
    Hi ClaireD, Thank you so much for your review! Hopefully we see you soon! Cheers BEAR Hockley

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  23. AliceB

    Nottingham

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 31 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    My go to brunch place. Great service and the food tastes amazing
    BEAR NottinghamResponded on 5 January 2024
    Hi AliceB, Thank you so much for such a lovely review! We look forward to seeing you again soon! Cheers BEAR Hockley

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  24. MichelleR

    Nottingham

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 28 December 2023

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    We had a really bad experience at Bear for brunch. We had a 20 minute wait to order food then a further 40 minutes wait for it to arrive luke-warm. We did receive a free round of drinks for the wait, but it was a bit too little too late. We felt largely ignored despite being near the bar. The communication between staff seemed non existent, which impacted the service. I’m afraid we won’t be returning, which is a shame as the aesthetic and menu are really nice.
    BEAR NottinghamResponded on 5 January 2024
    Hi MichelleR, Please allow me to apologise, this is not a situation or experience I wish anyone to leave BEAR having felt! I will be discussing what happened with the shift lead on the day to find out what has happened and will be holding further training sessions with the team going forwards to try and ensure no one else experiences this! I do hope this won't put you off returning in the future, and that we get the chance to change your mind on BEAR in the near future! Cheers BEAR Hockley

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  25. MichaelT

    Liverpool

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 December 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Great food. V busy on our visit. Service a bit sloe but friendly, helpful. Another restaurant with no noise abatement furnishings/pads to help deaden the sound though.
    BEAR NottinghamResponded on 29 December 2023
    Hi Michael, Thank you for your review, any help is positive for us as we aim to be the best we can, hopefully you'll return soon and we might be able to get 5* off you! Cheers BEAR

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  26. OpenTable Diner

    Warwickshire

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 22 December 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    Good atmosphere and stylish venue. Food well presented.
    BEAR NottinghamResponded on 23 December 2023
    Hi Anonymous, Thank you so much for the great review! Hopefully when you come next time we'll be able to make it 5*! Cheers BEAR

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  27. IzzyC

    Nottingham

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 20 December 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Very good food and the staff were lovely but did take a while to order food. Overall, I would highly recommend!
    BEAR NottinghamResponded on 23 December 2023
    Hi IzzyC! Thank you so much for your review! We're working hard to improve all aspects of our service, so feedback like this is vital to us! Hopefully we see you again soon! Cheers BEAR

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  28. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 16 December 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    Very good food, but slow service. Waited almost an hour for our food
    BEAR NottinghamResponded on 23 December 2023
    Hi, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent visit. We're constantly trying to improve our overall service, and this includes our wait time on food! Hopefully we'll see you again soon and we'll get that 5*! Cheers BEAR

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  29. JaneP

    Cheshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely cafe, really good food with delicious menu choices. I liked the different drink choices, with smoothies and juices. Service was friendly and the atmosphere was happy and relaxed.
    BEAR NottinghamResponded on 16 December 2023
    Hi JaneP Thank you so much for the lovely review you left us! Hopefully you'll be back soon to try the rest of the menu! Cheers BEAR

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  30. OliviaS

    Nottingham

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 December 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 1
    Tightly packed tables making for an uncomfortable experience. Long wait on food. The pancakes did not taste freshly made, and the portion was small. Left hungry. Lovely interior but the food and service doesnt match
    BEAR NottinghamResponded on 16 December 2023
    Hi Olivia, I'm sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your recent visit to us! If you could send an email with a bit more detail to paddy@bemorebear.co, I'll be sure to look into it for you! Cheers BEAR

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  31. LaurenB

    Yorkshire

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 December 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Really loving setting, with a great breakfast menu. The server a were lovely and good was delicious. however it took over 20 minutes to get our drinks and 40 minutes for our food. We was told about the slow food waits so it wasn't a shock but this was done after wes ordered our drinks and i feel if we was told before we was seated it would of allowed us to make to make a clearer decision and prepared us sooner. This could be a great spot they just need to take some time working out the kinks and maybe reduce table number so the kitchen can keep up
    BEAR NottinghamResponded on 16 December 2023
    Hi Lauren, Thank you so much for the review, I'm sorry we didn't inform you before you sat down, but I'm glad you enjoyed the food! Hope to see you again soon! Cheers BEAR

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  32. OpenTable Diner

    Yorkshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 9 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Good atmosphere a little pricey and would be good if some of the soft drinks were more the commercial brands like Diet Coke the alternatives didn’t taste as good as the brands were all accustomed to. However the staff were friendly and food enjoyed. Though some of the choices on the menu were perhaps strange for us to the norm. Cancelled from our order the honey on a pepperoni pizza, seasame seeds and coleslaw from within the chicken burger and had to order from the kids menu for my oldest son as there’s not just a plain burger option. All said though it was a pleasant atmosphere and welcoming of us as a family on a cold busy night. The ability to book via open table was very welcome as we were struggling to book somewhere a few weeks before Xmas. Thanks
    BEAR NottinghamResponded on 10 December 2023
    Hi Anonymous, Thank you so much for your lovely review! I'm very pleased we were able to accommodate you and your family! Hope to see you again soon! BEAR

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  33. RebeccaP

    London

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 8 December 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Some really nice food and friendly staff. Nice cocktails i.e French Martini. Only a couple of things to work on. Would definitely go back though. Forgot to bring out our side dishes and we’d finished our mains by the time they were brought out. Not really worth the money on the sides tbh I.e dirty fries were just mayo and cucumber and something else on fries. But the other type of dirty fries was great- think it was salsa verde or chimichuri. My friends loved their burgers and tacos! Slightly pricy but I get that it’s the city center I.e £14 for a main with no sides and £9.50 for a cocktail. Would like to go back during the daytime and see it when it’s a coffee shop!
    BEAR NottinghamResponded on 9 December 2023
    Hi RebeccaP, Thank you so much for your review, all feedback is important to us! I'm sorry for the confusion regarding your sides, hopefully we get a chance to make it up to you when you come visit us as a Coffee Shop! Cheers BEAR

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  34. AimeeM

    London

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 8 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Fantastic coffee, food and atmosphere! Staff were so friendly and kind to accommodate a space for our two prams as requested in our booking notes. Beautiful interiors and overall a very nice place for brunch! Can’t wait to try everything else on the menu!
    BEAR NottinghamResponded on 9 December 2023
    Hi AimeeM, Thank you so much for your lovely review! It means the world to us when we get it right! Hope we see you again soon for the rest of the menu! Cheers BEAR

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  35. OpenTable Diner

    Yorkshire

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 3 December 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Booked a table for my birthday to try out the food after a friend recommended BEAR. The food was absolutely amazing! The only downside is I was waiting 15mins for someone to come back to me when I'd asked if they did anything for special occasions and the server said leave it with her. 15mins later she walks past and had forgotten about us. Other than that, I'd recommend BEAR.
    BEAR NottinghamResponded on 8 December 2023
    Hi There! Thank you for your review of your recent visit! While I'm pleased you enjoyed the food, I'm disappointed to hear that the service failed to deliver, we're still a relatively new team, but we should still be aiming higher in our approach! I hope you give us another chance to impress soon! Cheers BEAR

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  36. KatieB

    Bath

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 3 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food, lovely staff members who were friendly and gave great suggestions on food. Really nice cafe to work in or grab brunch with friends.
    BEAR NottinghamResponded on 7 December 2023
    Hi KatieB! Thank you so much for the lovely review, we can't wait to see you again soon! Cheers BEAR

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  37. SuzanneG

    Birmingham

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 2 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Another enjoyable meal at Bear - good atmosphere, good food!
    BEAR NottinghamResponded on 7 December 2023
    Hi SuzanneG, Thank you so much for the lovely review! We look forward to seeing you again soon! Cheers BEAR

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  38. KatieB

    Croatia

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 25 November 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 3
    We had to wait 70 minutes for food and when it came it was very underwhelming and not as described on the menu, the Lebanese flatbread came with the smallest portion of chicken. The service was poor and we had to ask the server several times for a drink. Lovely decor inside with a good atmosphere, hoping this is just teething problems and they take in board feedback.
    BEAR NottinghamResponded on 29 November 2023
    Hi KatieB, Thank you so much for your review, as a team we need to be able to take all feedback, both good and bad! I'm so sorry your experience with us recently wasn't a positive one! I've passed on all your feedback to the various departments involved and will be looking into extra training for all departments to try and avoid this situation arising in the future. I do hope you'll give us a chance to change your mind soon! Kind Regards BEAR

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  39. Wilbur

    Nottingham

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 25 November 2023

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    So disappointed with my visit, was really looking forward to it. Waited almost 2 hours for food. So many other diners were complaining around us it spoilt the atmosphere. Non of the staff seemed to know what was going on . We saw our food order taken to other table who had only been seated for about 20 minutes.We were compensated with a discount but definitely nitely won't be returning!
    BEAR NottinghamResponded on 29 November 2023
    Hi Wilbur, Hope you're well! I can only apologise for the experience you had on your visit, this is definitely not the kind of thing I want anyone to be talking about after a visit to BEAR. While we have only been open two weeks, I would still expect a better experience than the one you detailed. Please be aware, we are taking on all feedback to try and resolve the issues you have detailed, and I do hope you will give us a chance to change your mind in the future! Kind Regards BEAR

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  40. Freya

    Nottingham

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 25 November 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 3
    I took my parents here who live out of town and was excited to show them because it’s new but we ended up waiting nearly an hour for our food. My five year old daughter who came to join us a little later into us being there ordered pancakes that then took further 45 minutes to arrive. It was extremely busy and so we understood but for a five year old that wants pancakes it was a painful wait. The food was also extremely lovely once it arrived, but I do feel the wait time for food should be addressed as we saw other tables leaving. We will definitely come again just when it’s not so busy:)
    BEAR NottinghamResponded on 28 November 2023
    Hi Freya, Thank you so much for your review, we take on board all feedback, positive and negative, and look to act on it all so we can deliver a wonderful experience for all! While I'm glad you enjoyed the food, the wait time on food is something we are looking to address constantly, and I do hope despite this experience you will indeed come back soon! Cheers BEAR

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  • Cleaning & sanitising

    • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Contactless payment available

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BEAR Nottingham offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at 0115 697 3655.

BEAR Nottingham is rated 3.9 stars by 56 OpenTable diners.

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Carlton St, Nottingham, Nottingham NG1 1NN

Additional information

  • Area
    Nottingham
  • Hours of Operation
    Mon–Thu 08:00–22:00 Fri 08:00–23:00 Sat 08:30–23:00 Sun 09:30–21:00
  • Price
    £25 and under
  • Cuisines
    Cafe Dining, Breakfast, Burgers
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking Details
    None
  • Additional
    Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Dog Friendly, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeaway, Vegan, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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