A  superb selection of food and drink,  a large on site car park and large gardens from small receptions up to 120 guests. MORE

Large parties

Separate function/dining rooms, buffet receptions available for 40-50 and our marquee seats 100-120 in the garden area. MORE

The Bear Inn Bar & Restaurant

The Bear Inn Bar & Restaurant

Christmas Fayre Menu now available to view

The Bear Inn at Stock, Essex is conveniently located just off the High Street. Under the watchful eyes of owners, Richard and Brenda, The Bear extend a warm welcome to both local customers and guests from further afield. Over the last few years they have brought back some of the values that originally made The Bear a thriving local meeting place (whilst continuing to provide some truly fantastic home cooked cuisine).

Staff at The Bear believe that through a commitment to quality of service and value for money, they will continue to entice customers old and new, to enjoy the relaxing environment that has been carefully nurtured. With coffee mornings, dining, live music nights, regular calendar events and some fine beers The Bear is one of the most thriving pubs in Stock and the surrounding area.

Book a table at The Bear Inn, Bar & Restaurant

The Bear has a warm and cosy feel to it, as soon as you enter through the door you will notice an emphasis on comfort within a traditional environment. Added to this ample on site parking, separate function/dining rooms and a very large beer garden (perfect for al fresco dining in Summer) and The Bear is the perfect venue for private events and functions like wedding receptions, private parties and business seminars. If you wish to contact us about organising an event either e-mail us or phone us on 01277 829 100 and we will be more than happy to discuss your requirements to make your event at The Bear a memorable one.


The Bear are currently looking to fill the following vacancies:

Kitchen Assisstant & a Chef De Partie. Both are 40 hours a week with competitive salaries, Local staff preferred but all applicants will be considered. Please call us on 01277 829 100 and ask to speak to Brenda or Richard or drop your C.V. in at the bar.

Business Functions

Private Dining and Business Functions Welcome

Seating for up to 36 upstairs, Buffet Reception 40-50, Marquee seats 100-120, Morning Coffees and Afternoon Teas available everyday 9.30am 3pm
Al Fresco Dining, Marquee, BBQ's and Hog Roasts


Opening Times

Restaurant Opening Hours:

Mon - Sat - 12noon - 3pm ; 6pm - 9.30pm
Sunday - Food is served from 12.00 (noon) till 4.00pm and Open Sunday evenings 5 .30 till 7.30. Bookings only


Bar Opening Times:

Mon - Fri - 11am - 3pm ; 5.30pm - 11.30pm
Saturday - 11am - 12.30pm
Sunday - the bar is open from 11.00am until 10.00pm