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Bear and Ragged Staff

Stoneymarsh, Michelmarsh, Romsey, SO51 0LB

(((() British
Main course: £10
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday : 11:00 - 23:00
Sunday : 12:00 - 22:30

Excellent Sunday Lunch. Almost too much food, well cooked and presented.

Derek Cambray 23 April 2016
from Southampton

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Bear & Ragged Staff is housed in a Grade II listed building and serves traditional British cuisine with flair. The interior draws inspiration from the local history with old photographs and paintings, and guests can also enjoy a drink in the garden or patio.

Spanning from salads and juicy burgers to piping-hot, stuffed-full pies, the Bear & Ragged Staff menu is lovingly prepared by the talented resident chefs. Ingredients are sourced from across the British Isles, and meats and daily-fresh fish catches can be traced back directly to sustainable, trusted suppliers. Choose from dishes including Fishermans platter, or Cornish Orchard braised pork belly.

Bear & Ragged Staff pub also presents a renowned drinks list, featuring award-winning ales including Fuller’s most well-known brew, London Pride. Fine wines, premium spirits and soft drinks are also on offer.

Tucked away in the Test Valley, the Bear & Ragged Staff Romsey is a 4-minute drive from Dunbridge Rail Station.

Bear and Ragged Staff

Stoneymarsh, Michelmarsh, Romsey, SO51 0LB

Contact +44 1794368602

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Customer reviews for Bear and Ragged Staff

4.2 (((() (based on 12 reviews)
83% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • lunch (10)
  • dinner (8)
  • value (6)
  • romantic (3)
  • child friendly (2)
  • large parties (2)
  • private dining (2)
  • afternoon tea (1)
  • al fresco (1)
  • breakfast (1)
  • business (1)
  • entertainment (1)
  • luxury (1)
  • trendy (1)
  • views (1)
  • ((((* by from Romsey

    The Bear and Ragged staff is a lovely old pub with a great atmosphere - always popular with great, hard working staff. The menu is not as extensivve as it has been but all food is good with my favourite being the avocado, salmon and prawns plate - delicious!

    The seating arrangements are good, decor is restful, the building and history titbits are fascinating, and the staff always have a smile, despite being rushed off their feet!

    All in all, we love coming here and frequently bring friends.

  • ((((* by from Winchester

    Very good spread of menu options - 10 out of 10 for the scampi and chips, which is very hard to do anything better than average on - great panseared salmon as a Friday Fish Special. Friendly and efficient table service. Was busy and the wait was on the edge of uncomfortable.

  • ((((( by from Southampton

    Excellent Sunday Lunch. Almost too much food, well cooked and presented.

  • ((((( by from Brighton and Hove

    Food was excellent! Portions were very good and very tasty! Restaurant was very charming service very good! Value for money and would go back again!

  • ((((( by from Southampton

    Great service and food

  • (((** by from Kingsbridge

    The restaurant was full and staff very occupied, service was sometimes slow and frustrating attention to the tables needs to be considered, as well as prompt clearing away the plates when finished. The food was plentiful and nothing special for six people I came away with change under £100.00 which was a surprise so value for money can't be ignored. For a pub meal it was ok but nothing amazing that day.

  • ((((( by from Timsbury

    Made very welcome by cheerful staff. Beautiful log fire in a very cosy atmosphere. Food choice was excellent and arrived at the table in good time. Well presented and plentiful and at a very reasonable price.

  • ((((( by from Romsey

    Excellent food, good menu choice

  • ((((* by from Mere

    Very good lunch. Nothing negative to say. Haven't been here for well over 20 years, so things had changed !!!!!!

  • ((((( by from Timsbury

    The food was of a high standard & very tasty. The staff as always very polite & friendly. The pub itself could do with being refreshed but apart from that all perfect!

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