The Bear

Overall rating: 4.5 stars 6 Reviews
A well-stocked wholefood shop on the ground floor, plus an upstairs veggie cafe offering vegan food options. Live music Friday and Saturday nights. Price: Moderate more-less
Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Beer/Wine
29 Rochdale Road
Todmorden, England OL14 7LA
01706-813737

Open Mon-Sat 9:30am-4:30pm, Sun 11:30am-4pm.

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First Review by greysquirrel
Jalebi Boy
Jalebi Boy
26

reviews

  • vegetarian

Nice lunch stop

4 Posted on 06 / 13 / 2014

I enjoyed lunch here when walking on the Pennine Way. I had sandwich and soup combo. Well-stocked health food store on ground floor.

Pros: lots of good choices for food & drinks, good location near train station & canal, comfortable
Veggie on the go
Veggie on the go
2

reviews

  • vegetarian

Love this place

5 Posted on 10 / 08 / 2013

I love this place. The shop downstairs is quirky and interesting with space to browse around comfortably. Fresh bread and fruit and veg are in abundance. Maybe they could try selling more stuff from their upstairs café as take-away items in the shop.
Walking up a magnificent twisting stairway at the back of the shop, past a full length mirror on the wall, you find a lovely, light and airy café.
I have eaten there a few times and find the food inventive, colourful and well presented. Above all, it's tasty and the portions are a decent size, representing excellent value for money. They really do seem to care about the quality and freshness of the food they sell, both in the shop and the café.

Pros: Foodie Heaven, Variery, quality and freshness
grahamrsimms
grahamrsimms
5

reviews

  • vegan

Quirky and cool

4 Posted on 08 / 05 / 2010

I visited the Bear today for the first time mainly after reading the positive reviews on here and i wasn't disappointed. The food was tasty and beautifully presented with good vegan options and the service was good. They had run out of some of the dishes but we were eating rather late on in the day and they are in process of changing to a new menu so all was forgiven. The shop downstairs is also worth a look!

Pros: Tasty, Good value, Pleasant surroundings
Cons: Some of menu unavailable
charr_coal
charr_coal
2

reviews

  • vegan

awsum sauce

4 Posted on 07 / 25 / 2010

great for shopping - has lots of scrummy treats as well as staples for everyday meals. Have yet to try the cafe as I'm pretty muh always steered to Costermonger a few places down - but it seems to offer vegan/veggie fayre even omnivores would enojoy! Great for me also as the ony other thing nearby is Holland and Barret....

Pros: choice of foods, friednly staff, healthy options
Cons: brands can be expensive, no parking, no jute bags etc
Alex82
Alex82
13

reviews

  • vegan

Yummy Food

5 Posted on 02 / 27 / 2009

I was very happy with my meal at The Bear cafe. Lots of choice for vegans served in an architecturally impressive building.

Pros: Good Food, Friendly staff, Good Value
Cons: None

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greysquirrel
greysquirrel
10

reviews

  • vegetarian

A fine place to shelter....

4 Posted on 07 / 30 / 2008

....from the Pennine rain. The cafe is upstairs in a beautiful old Co-op building, the food is good and unpretentious (it's a cafe not a restaurant)and prices low. The staff upstairs and down seem to be all women and they give you a friendly welcome. Great stuff.

Pros: Prices, Food, Atmosphere

 

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