menu 2018

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Good food, real ales and roaring fires: could there be a better setting for festive dining? Book your Christmas catch-up or office 'do' at The White Bear for all of this and a warm welcome too. Our 16th century country inn is a wonderful place to celebrate the joys of the season with your nearest and dearest.

Booking for a large group? Give us a call on 01959 573166 and talk to us about booking one of our semi-private spaces - we can accommodate up to 25 people in a single area.

2 courses for £23 or 3 courses for £29

Pre-ordered menu served from 3rd -22nd December (excluding Sundays)

A non refundable deposit of £5 per person is required to secure your reservation along with your pre ordered menu choices.

A discretionary 10% service charge will be added to all Christmas Festive and Christmas Day menus for bookings of 8 or more.


 Spicy parsnip soup with curry oil & mango chutney crostini (v)
 Spiced sweet potato falafels with hot pepper sauce & grilled halloumi (v)
Smoked trout rillette, horseradish cream, melba toast, pickled cucumber & onion (gfi)
Wild boar pate with port & red currant jelly, cornichons & toast (gfi)
Fried spiced Titsey minced lamb with houmous, pitta bread & pomegranate (gfi)


Roast butter & honey turkey with cranberry sauce, pigs in blankets, homemade stuffing, roast potatoes, seasonal vegetables, Yorkshire pudding & gravy (gfi)
Cranberry crusted nut roast with roast potatoes, seasonal vegetables, Yorkshire pudding & gravy (v) (gfi)
Mushroom, tomato, baby onion & red wine pie with mash & seasonal vegetables (v)
Chargrilled 8oz Sirloin Steak, with peppercorn sauce, French fries, crispy onion rings and salad (£5 supplement) (gfi)
Salmon fillet with Bombay potatoes, buttered spinach, spiced yoghurt & mint dressing & red pepper sauce (gfi)
Roast venison loin with squash puree, beetroot granola, roast potatoes & jus (gfi)


Christmas pudding with Cointreau cream
Lemon posset with raspberry sorbet (gfi)
Chocolate fondant tart with salted caramel ice cream
Winter berry crème brulee with Viennese finger (gfi)
Selection of local cheese, wheat wafer & chutney (gfi)

An optional 10% service charge will be added to tables of 6 or more.

Please note: Some of our fish dishes may contain small bones. 

All our food is prepared in a kitchen where nuts, gluten and other allergens are present. Our menu descriptions do not include all ingredients. Full allergen information is available, please ask a member of staff for details.