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The Bear & Ragged Staff

Well-positioned free house with good reputation for food

At a glance

Bar menu
Restaurant menu
Dog friendly
Free Wi-Fi
Functions catered

Built in 1861 as an estate rent office and stables, this lovely old free house is easily reached from both Malvern and Worcester. The current owners have created a reputation for good food and beers, such as local Hobsons Twisted Spire and Cornish-brewed Sharp’s Doom Bar.

Opening hours

  • Closed: 25 December evening, 1 January evening
  • Days closed: Sunday evening
  • Opening times: 11.30–2.30 6–10.30 (Friday to Saturday 11.30–2.30 6–11 Sunday 12–2.30)
  • Lunch: all week 12–2
  • Dinner: Monday to Saturday 6.30–9

Food and drink

  • Set menu available
  • Restaurant menu available

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted


  • Parking available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Garden
  • Coach parties welcome, notice required
  • Wedding receptions


  • Children welcome
  • Children's menu
  • High chairs
  • Baby change


  • Accessible toilets


  • Dog friendly
  • Allowed in bar
  • Allowed in garden

Getting here

3 miles from Worcester or Malvern, clearly signed from A4103 or A449.

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