Dining at The Bear of Rodborough

Feeling peckish? Come and join us for a bite to eat – whether it’s breakfast, lunch, or dinner, everybody’s welcome in The Bear Bar and Pavilion or Library Restaurant – you don’t even have to be staying with us to bag a table or a stool at the bar!

The Bear Bar and Pavilion

Fancy a pint? We have the perfect friendly atmosphere to go with it, helping you to relax after a day’s work or unwind at the weekend, whether you’re a local or a visitor – the more the merrier. Sink into a cosy armchair by the crackling log fire with a book, or have a chat with friends. There’s always a treat to be had in The Bear Bar, whether it’s a pint of cask ale, a naughty hot chocolate with marshmallows, or a pot of English tea with one of chef’s homemade cakes.

Feeling a little hungrier? Don’t worry; we have just the thing to satisfy your cravings with a tasty menu of relaxed lunches and good hearty suppers.

On warmer days, make the most of the great outdoors at our Pavilion Garden Bar! Expect a real garden party feel with fairy lights, deckchairs and classic Kilner jars filled with your favourite treats… there’s even a retro popcorn machine and slushies for grown-ups! Weather dependant, the Pavilion bar is open daily serving drinks and a menu of family favourites from handmade scotch eggs, hot dogs and pizza to a selection of salads, sandwiches and more. Garden games will keep the kids entertained whilst pigs ears are the perfect treat for four-legged-friends after their ‘walkies’ on the common!

The Bear Bar Menus

  • The Bear Bar Menu View
  • Little Bears Menu View

The Library  aa-rossette

A food lovers dream, but without all the fuss and formalities! Enjoy a country dining experience that is warm, relaxing and welcoming; providing good quality food with a Great British flair that fuels any excuse to dine out.

Our seasonal menus celebrate the fantastic local produce that surrounds us so drop by for a delicious meal with family and friends. We’re open daily for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner – with a traditional roast and trimmings being served each Sunday!

The Library Restaurant Menus

  • Breakfast Menu View
  • Dinner Menu View
  • Sunday Lunch Menu View

Christmas 2019

  • Festive Party Lunch View
  • Festive Party Dinner View
  • 80's Christmas Party Nights View
  • Christmas Day Lunch View

Special Offers

Monday Burger Night

Enjoy a handmade burger, chicken burger, lamb burger, spicy bean burger or venison burger for just £11.oo

Wednesday Fish & Chips Night

Fish and chips for two with a bottle of house wine for just £35

Thursday Steak Night

Enjoy a char-grilled rump steak with chips, tomato and mushrooms together with a small glass of house wine (or 1/2 a pint of beer) for just £15.00

Fizz day Friday and Sparkling Sunday

Enjoy a bottle of Prosecco for just £15 every Friday and Sunday!

Roast of the Day

Enjoy the Roast of the Day in the Bear Bar
Served Sunday 12noon – 3pm (please ask staff for todays menu)



The Library Restaurant


Mon-Fri: 7:00am – 9:30am
Sat-Sun: 8:00am – 10:00am

Lunch: 12.30pm – 2:30pm

Afternoon Tea: 2.30 – 5pm


Sun-Thur: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Fri-Sat: 7:00pm – 9.30pm

The Bear Bar & Pavilion Garden Bar

Drinks: 10.00am to late
Lunch: 12noon – 9.30pm

Please note that the opening hours of the Pavilion Garden Bar are weather-dependant.

Dine with us

Just simply walk into The Bear or if you prefer to play the safe card, you can book a table for our Library Restaurant online or call us on 01453 878522.

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Our Locations

Stroud, Gloucestershire

Nestled amongst The Cotswold wool towns, Stroud is known for its cafe culture, arts and crafts. Nicknamed the “Covent Garden of The Cotswolds” by Jasper Conran, the surrounding Cotswold Hills exhibits stunning views that stretch all the way to Wales. These have since inspired the work of the many artists who have come to live in the local area.