Drinks of the Season Summer 2017
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    Jul
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Summer Drinks of the Season

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Bodegas Santiago Rioja Rosado, Spain Bottle Price £22.50 125ml – £4.00 175ml – £5.75 250ml – £7.80 A delicate salmon-pink rose from Spain’s most famous wine producing region. Dry and fresh with hints of crisp red apple and summer fruits….

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    May
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Chilli, Ginger and Lime Marinade Recipe

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BBQ season is here and we’re hoping this summer will be a sizzler. Now is the perfect time for al-fresco dining, so we thought we’d share a delicious BBQ chilli, ginger and lime marinade with you. This marinade works perfectly with a variety of meats including…

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  • 24
    May
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Spring Drinks of the Season

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Torres Verdeo, Spain Bottle Price £21.95 125ml – £3.75 175ml – £5.25 250ml – £7.50 Spain’s very own answer to Sauvignon Blanc. Young, contemporary and fresh with balanced citrus fruit and herbaceous notes.   Professor Ableforths Bathtub Gin £5.75 with…

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    May
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Beef Wellington Recipe

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Ingredients 400g flat cap mushrooms, roughly chopped sea salt and freshly ground black pepper olive oil, for cooking 750g piece of prime beef fillet 1-2tbsp English mustard 6-8 slices of Parma ham 2 x slices ready to serve / eat…

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  • 24
    Apr
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The Bears Paw receives a Silver Star Award from AA

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The Bear’s Paw has received a prestigious Silver Star Award as well as retaining its five star inn status following an inspection from AA Hotel Services. The Silver Star Award represents a property that has received top scores in all…

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  • 3
    Mar
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British Pie Week at The Bear’s Paw

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What’s the best thing to put into a pie? Your teeth! The pie has long been a popular staple of traditional British cuisine, in fact so much so that our nation has dedicated a whole week to the pastry encased…

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  • 6
    Feb
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Flippin’ Delicious Pancakes

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  Join us for Pancake Day at The Bear’s Paw! Enjoying pancakes on Shrove Tuesday has been tradition for over 1000 years, with us Brits consuming an estimated 170 million on this day alone! Head Chef will be serving up…

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  • 25
    Jan
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Mother’s Day in Sandbach, Cheshire

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This Mother’s Day, Sunday 26th March, we’ve got a really special menu on offer to help you celebrate the occasion. For just £29.00 per person you can enjoy a delicious 3 course meal this Mother’s Day at The Bear’s Paw in…

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  • 25
    Jan
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Valentine’s in Sandbach, Cheshire

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The Bear’s Paw is the perfect place to indulge this Valentine’s; spoil your other half to an experience with us and you’ll certainly be in the good books for a while to come! Our delicious home-cooked food using fresh, local…

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  • 6
    Jan
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Burns Night celebrations

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The Bear’s Paw are celebrating Burns Night with a traditional Scottish menu. Robert Burns was a celebrated Scottish Poet who published his first book of poems in 1786. He went on to produce a number of songs which are still known…

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Drinks of the Season

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Nick Gent from Rodney Densem Wines has handpicked 3 deliciously tasting alcoholic beverages as his top picks for the season! Victoria Park Sauvignon Blanc, SE Australia  Bottle Price £22.95, glass from £4.10 This Sauvignon Blanc is pale straw in colour with…

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  • 24
    Dec
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WIN up to 100% off your meal this New Year!

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This December, The Bear’s Paw, along with our Nelson Hotels sister properties are treating you to the chance to win up to 100% off your New Year food bill! Dine at any Nelson Hotels’ restaurant throughout December, including The Bear’s…

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    Dec
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Bailey’s & White Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe

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   Impress friends and family this festive season with our delicious dessert recipe. Ingredients:  500g mascarpone cheese 400g cream cheese 6 leaves of gelatine 100g white chocolate 200 ml baileys 150ml double cream 55g caster sugar 200g unsalted butter 1…

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  • 23
    Nov
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November’s Pick of the Paw

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The Pick of the Paw this month is our Casserole and Pint Offer. Enjoy Venison Sausage, Root Vegetable and Guinness Casserole, gratin dauphinoise and pickled red cabbage, and a pint of draught ale for just £13.95 throughout November. When choosing…

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Christmas and New Year Break in Sandbach, Cheshire

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   Christmas is a very special time of year at The Bear’s Paw and we would be delighted for you to join us in our festive celebrations! Whether you’re looking for a scrumptious seasonal meal with colleagues, an indulgent family lunch…

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  • 2
    Nov
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Celebrating National Sausage Week

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  We’re celebrating National Sausage Week – November 2nd – 8th with three varieties of bangers and mash on our Specials board. From Monday 2nd for one week only enjoy Pork & Herb, Chicken & Ham and Venison & Ale…

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  • 31
    Oct
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British Sausage Week at The Bear’s Paw

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It’s British Sausage Week from 31st October and, as befits such an important culinary event, we have some delicious flavours on offer including: Chicken & Ham Lamb, Mint & Apricot Butternut Squash, Pine Nut & Sage AND… Pork & Chorizo…

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  • 8
    Oct
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Celebrate Curry & Chocolate Week with us!

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  Early October is a great month for foodies with National Chocolate Week and National Curry Week – both occurring 12-18 Oct. For National Curry Week our specials will be: Slow cooked mutton madras served with basmati rice, naan bread,…

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  • 8
    Oct
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Mobberley Fine Ales Brewery

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The Mobberley Fine Ales brewery is housed on a working farm in Mobberley. Set in the heart of the Cheshire countryside, it provides an idyllic location in which to produce high quality craft beers, using the sole ingredients of malted…

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  • 4
    Oct
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Curry Week at The Bear’s Paw

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With the weather turning chilly, a curry is the perfect warming dish! Enjoy Head Chef Scott’s delicious specials throughout National Curry Week (10-16th October) – Thai Green Chicken or King Prawn Curry with aromatic rice and prawn crackers Butternut Squash and Spinach Masala…

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  • 10
    Sep
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The Bear’s Paw Honoured in TripAdvisor’s Hall Of Fame

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The Bear’s Paw in Sandbach, one of Cheshire’s most stylish gastro inns, has been awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for the fifth year running. In achieving this outstanding status, the restaurant has been inducted into the Hall of Fame…

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  • 6
    Sep
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September’s Pie and Pint Offer

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Enjoy our Pie & Pint Offer throughout the whole of September – purchase one of our homemade pies and enjoy a pint of ale for just £1! Choose from our popular homemade Steak & Weetwood Ale or Classic Fisherman’s Pie – or try…

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  • 2
    Sep
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Meet the Cheshire Brew Brothers

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The Bear’s Paw has joined forces with local brewery – the Cheshire Brew Brothers. We will be showcasing four of their real ales during September, created using the best quality ingredients from home and around the globe. We recently caught…

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  • 27
    Aug
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September Brewery of the Month

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Lymestone are a micro-brewery based in Stone in Staffordshire. For almost a thousand years, Stone has been a brewing town, with the first recorded brewers being Augustinian Monks who brewed their ales blessed with the sign of a cross. The…

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  • 27
    Aug
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September ‘Pie & a Pint’ for £14.50!

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We think there’s nothing more British than a good old fashioned pie! So in honour of British Food Fortnight at the end of September our Pick of the Paw will focus on our delicious pies. Throughout September between Monday and Friday…

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    Jul
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July’s Brewery of the Month

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  Weetwood Ales was established in 1992 by Adrian Slater and Roger Langford in a barn on Roger’s farm in the tiny hamlet of Weetwood, close to Tarporley in Cheshire. They joined a small number of brewers taking up the…

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  • 27
    Jun
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A Piece of the Paw’s Past

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We were recently contacted by a gentleman named Andrew Morton, whom amongst his late father’s effects uncovered a lovely and fascinating piece of Bear’s Paw history. This little taster of our past was an evening menu from The Bear’s Paw...
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  • 27
    Jun
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Hotel Group Eyes Top Spot In Dining Awards

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ONE of Cheshire’s leading hospitality groups is seeing double after scooping nominations for a prestigious award. Two venues owned and run by Nelson Hotels have been shortlisted in the Cheshire Life Food & Drink Awards for 2016. The Pheasant Inn...
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    Jun
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June’s Brewery of the Month

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For June we have chosen Wigan based micro-brewery AllGates as our Brewery of the Month. Who? Founded in 2006 by local licensee Ian Thorpe and businessman David Mayhall, this small pub and brewing group create fine craft beers from their fully…

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    Jun
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Head Chef Scott’s Sea Trout Recipe

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Pan fried sea trout, jersey royal new potatoes, wild mushrooms, samphire, beetroot puree and a cherry tomato, caper, and shallot dressing Serves 4 Ingredients: 4 x 7oz sea trout fillet portions, pin boned and scaled Rapeseed oil Maldon sea salt…

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  • 16
    May
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WIN a MINI Adventure with Nelson Hotels

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  To celebrate the launch of the new generation MINI Convertible, Halliwell Jones has teamed up with Nelson Hotels to offer one lucky couple a three night luxury break and an open top MINI Adventure across Cheshire. A luxurious package…

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    May
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May’s Brewery of the Month

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  When the Salopian Brewery opened on the outskirts of Shrewsbury in 1995, it was the smallest commercial brewery in the country with a 2 barrel brewlength and produced mainly bottled beers. Over the years, this progressed to cask beer production,…

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  • 30
    Apr
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May’s Brewery of the Month – Beartown Brewery

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Our chosen Brewery of the Month is Beartown Brewery based in nearby Congleton. The picturesque Cheshire town has a fascinating history; did you know that  at the time of 1272 the three most senior positions in the town were The Mayor, The Ale…

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  • 25
    Mar
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Woodlands Brewing Company

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Woodlands Brewing Company are a small microbrewery based in Stapeley, on the outskirts of Nantwich in Cheshire. The company was established in 2004 when John and his son Peter discovered a natural water spring in a peat field on the…

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    Mar
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Head Chef Scott’s Spring Recipe

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Roasted fillet of hake, clams, samphire and new potatoes in a spring onion, caper and chervil butter Ingredients: 4 7oz hake fillet portions, skin on 200g unsalted butter, cubed 300g clams 200g samphire 250ml white wine 10 new potatoes, cooked…

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  • 17
    Mar
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Merlin Brewing Company – Brewed for a magical taste

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Sue & David Peart set up Merlin Brewing Company in September 2010, theming their award winning ales around Arthurian legend and conjuring up some great names for their ales such as Excalibur, The Wizard, Dark Magic and DragonSlayer to name…

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    Mar
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Dish of the Month and Recipe

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   March is National Vegetarian Month and in honour of this we’re featuring a delicious special dish throughout the month:  Red & White Quinoa Risotto, aubergine, tomato & mozzarella fritter, buttered baby vegetables, feta cheese and pesto dressing. Head Chef Scott comments: “Quinoa (pronounced…

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  • 5
    Feb
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Pancake Week at The Bear’s Paw

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   We’re celebrating Pancake Week from 8th to 12th of February…  We think dedicating a whole week to delicious pancakes is a ‘batter’ way to celebrate! Geddit? From February 8th -12th you can enjoy some great seasonal specials. Our savoury…

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  • 27
    Jan
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January’s Brewery of the Month

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   Howard Town is a microbrewery established in 2005 in Glossop, Derbyshire, England. It distributes cask ale to pubs throughout Northern England. The brewery was established by two husband and wife teams in the former Bridge End Fulling Mill with…

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    Jan
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Recipe of the Month

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This month Head Chef Scott has decided to treat you to one of his favourite simple winter recipes, Beef Casserole. In his words “there is nothing more comforting  – it’s virtually a hug in a bowl!” Scott’s recipe is easy to make, warming…

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  • 10
    Mar
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Nelson Hotels supports Heart Surgery survivor!

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Simon is our Restaurant Supervisor at The Bear’s Paw in Warmingham. We were fortunate to inherit him when we took over The Fishpool Inn, Delamere, two years ago. He is a conscientious, exemplary and valued member of the Nelson Hotels…

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  • 25
    Feb
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The Great Pancake Party at Nelson Hotels

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Nelson Hotels are delighted to be supporting The Great Pancake Party and turning Pancake Day into a delicious week-long event to help raise funds for the Cardiomyopathy Association. If you follow any of the Nelson Hotels properties on Facebook you…

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    Jan
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The Fishpool Inn Lands Top National Award

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A recently refurbished pub in Cheshire has been crowned Best New Pub in the UK at the 2014 Publican Awards. The Fishpool Inn, Delamere – owned and operated by Nelson Hotels – opened in February 2013 following a comprehensive £2million…

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    Jan
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Head Chef Scott shares his favourite spring dish!

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Pan fried sea bream fillets, wild garlic gnocchi, purple sprouting broccoli, oven roast tomatoes and a saffron butter sauce Serves four Ingredients; • 8 fillets of gilt head bream, pin bones and scales removed • 4 plum tomatoes • 50g…

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    Jan
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Meet Chris, our new Assistant Manager!

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Where did you grow up? I grew up locally in Darnhall, Winsford. The Bear’s Paw is close to home for me, so is an ideal base for staying in touch with family and friends.   When did you start working…

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    Oct
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British Sausage Week Celebrations at Nelson Hotels

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Sausages are one of our nation’s best loved products and British Sausage Week, now a recognised event within the British culinary calendar, marks an annual celebration of the taste, quality and diversity of the traditional British Banger. Promoting the hard…

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    May
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Head Chef shares his favourite Spring recipe!

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Matt, what do you like most about spring? Crisp mornings, longer day-light hours, super fresh ingredients, vibrant colours and fresh flavours to play with! Could you tell us your favourite spring ingredients? First of the new season asparagus, Jersey royal…

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  • 1
    May
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Head Chef shares his favourite Spring recipe!

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Matt, what do you like most about spring? Crisp mornings, longer day-light hours, super fresh ingredients, vibrant colours and fresh flavours to play with! Could you tell us your favourite spring ingredients? First of the new season asparagus, Jersey royal…

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    Mar
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Introducing Matt, our new Head Chef!

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Where did you grow up? I grew up in Wigan, Lancashire, on my parent’s farm.   So where did it all begin? I was always eager to help in the family kitchen with my mum and grandma, especially amongst all…

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  • 3
    Dec
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The Bear’s Paw wins Marketing Cheshire Award!

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The Bear’s Paw in Warmingham has fought off stiff competition to be awarded ‘Guest Accommodation of the Year’ at an awards ceremony which celebrates Cheshire and Warrington’s top-performing tourism businesses. The Marketing Cheshire Annual Awards in association with M&S Bank…

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  • 16
    Nov
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The results are in for British Sausage Week!

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Monday the 5th November marked the start of 2012’s British Sausage Week, and what better way to celebrate than by creating a banger filled menu for our cosy Cheshire Inns- The Bear’s Paw & Pheasant Inn. This year we decided…

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  • 10
    Oct
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Nelson Hotels search for the UK’s best banger!

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Promoting the hard work of the British Sausage Appreciation Society, British Sausage Week running from the 5th-11th November is rapidly becoming a recognised annual event within the British culinary calendar.   Two of Nelson Hotels’ Cheshire based gastro inns; The…

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  • 4
    Apr
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We Need Your Support!

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Here at the Bear’s Paw our passion is ensuring you have the best experience possible every time you visit us; whether that’s for a quick bite, or to celebrate a most special occasion with a sumptuous meal. We pay outstanding attention to detail to…

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  • 4
    Apr
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We Need Your Support!

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Here at the Bear’s Paw our passion is ensuring you have the best experience possible every time you visit us; whether that’s for a quick bite, or to celebrate a most special occasion with a sumptuous meal. We pay outstanding attention to detail to…

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  • 29
    Jun
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‘Highest Quality’ Accreditation from Taste Cheshire

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Three Nelson (NorthWest) Hotels restaurants have been recognised as among the best in the county. Under the new Taste Cheshire accreditation scheme, Ciro’s Brasserie at the Grosvenor Pulford Hotel & Spa, the Bear’s Paw and the Pheasant Inn have all…

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