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Chilli, Ginger and Lime Marinade Recipe

Published on Wednesday 24 May

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.  /..read more »

The Bear's Paw receives a Silver Star Award from AA

Published on Thursday 6 April

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.  /..read more »

Beef Wellington Recipe

Published on Tuesday 4 April

Try your hand at our delicious Beef Wellington recipe - perfect for a Sunday lunch alternative!  /..read more »

Spring Drinks of the Season

Published on Tuesday 4 April

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British Pie Week at The Bear's Paw

Published on Friday 3 March

Show your patriotism at The Bear's Paw as we celebrate British Pie Week from 6th - 12th March with a winning selection of special pies on our menu  /..read more »

Flippin' Delicious Pancakes

Published on Monday 6 February

Enjoy our Pancake Day specials at The Bear's Paw  /..read more »

Valentine's in Sandbach, Cheshire

Published on Wednesday 25 January

Why not visit our stunning boutique inn this Valentine's, a romantic experience here will be sure to impress that special someone!  /..read more »

Mother's Day in Sandbach, Cheshire

Published on Wednesday 25 January

Treat your mum to a delicious home-cooked meal this Mother's Day without having to do all the hard work yourself!  /..read more »

Burns Night celebrations

Published on Friday 6 January

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.  /..read more »

Drinks of the Season

Published on Thursday 5 January

Nick Gent has handpicked 3 deliciously tasting alcoholic beverages as his top picks for January through to March.   /..read more »

Bailey's & White Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe

Published on Friday 2 December

Impress friends and family this festive season with our delicious cheesecake recipe.  /..read more »

Christmas and New Year Break in Sandbach, Cheshire

Published on Monday 21 November

Come and join us in Cheshire this Christmas & New Year! A friendly welcome, roaring log fires, delicious festive food...  /..read more »

British Sausage Week at The Bear's Paw

Published on Monday 31 October

It's British Sausage Week from 31st October and, as befits such an important culinary event, we have some delicious flavours on offer!  /..read more »

Curry Week at The Bear's Paw

Published on Tuesday 4 October

Enjoy our delicious special's for National Curry Week (10th-16th October)  /..read more »

September's Pie and Pint Offer

Published on Tuesday 6 September

Enjoy our Pie & Pint Offer throughout the whole of September.  /..read more »

A Piece of the Paw's Past

Published on Monday 27 June

We were recently contacted by Andrew Morton, whom amongst his late father’s effects uncovered a lovely and fascinating piece of Bear’s Paw history.  /..read more »

Hotel Group Eyes Top Spot In Dining Awards

Published on Monday 27 June

We're in the running for Dining Pub of the Year at the Cheshire Life Food & Drink Awards!   /..read more »

WIN a MINI Adventure with Nelson Hotels

Published on Monday 16 May

WIN a luxury 3 night break with Nelson Hotels plus MINI adventure in a new generation convertible!  /..read more »

May's Brewery of the Month

Published on Tuesday 3 May

Find out more about our Brewery of the Month for May - Salopian Brewery.   /..read more »

Cheshire’s Nelson Hotels Named In 2016 Hospitality Power List

Published on Wednesday 23 March

Cheshire’s Nelson Hotels Named In 2016 Hospitality Power List  /..read more »

Head Chef Scott's Spring Recipe

Published on Monday 21 March

Try Head Chef Scott's favourite Spring recipe - Roasted fillet of hake with clams, samphire and new potatoes in a spring onion, caper and chervil butter!  /..read more »

Dish of the Month and Recipe

Published on Friday 4 March

Try our Red & White Quinoa Risotto recipe in honour of National Vegetarian Month  /..read more »

British Pie Week at The Bear's Paw

Published on Wednesday 2 March

Show your patriotism at The Bear's Paw as we celebrate British Pie Week from 7th - 11th March with a winning selection of special pies on our menu  /..read more »

Cheshire Pubs Support Heart Charity With Pudding Extravaganza

Published on Friday 5 February

To mark National Heart Month, Nelson Hotels Group has launched a brand new dish, the Sharing Is Caring Pudding Plank, to raise funds for local charity, the Vital Signs Foundation  /..read more »

Pancake Week at The Bear's Paw

Published on Friday 5 February

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January's Brewery of the Month

Published on Wednesday 27 January

This month we're featuring ales from Howard Town Brewery in Derbyshire  /..read more »

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

Published on Thursday 24 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!  /..read more »

Mulled Pear, Apple and Almond Crumble with Creme Anglaise

Published on Tuesday 1 December

Try your hand at our Head Chef Scott's delicious Mulled Pear, Apple and Almond Crumble recipe this festive season!   /..read more »

November's Pick of the Paw

Published on Monday 23 November

Enjoy our Sausage Casserole with a pint of draught ale for £13.95 - why not sample one from our Brewery of the Month?  /..read more »

Celebrating National Sausage Week

Published on Monday 2 November

Join us as we celebrate National Sausage Week, November 2nd - 8th with three varieties of bangers and mash on our Specials board  /..read more »

Celebrate Curry & Chocolate Week with us!

Published on Thursday 8 October

Join us for some Curry Week & Chocolate Week specials this October!   /..read more »

The Bear’s Paw Honoured in TripAdvisor’s Hall Of Fame

Published on Thursday 10 September

The Bear’s Paw Honoured in TripAdvisor’s Hall Of Fame  /..read more »

September 'Pie & a Pint' for £14.50!

Published on Thursday 27 August

Throughout September between Monday and Friday choose any pie (£13.50) and enjoy a pint of any of our draught ales for just £1!   /..read more »

September Brewery of the Month

Published on Thursday 27 August

Lymestone Brewery in Stone, Staffordshire  /..read more »

Cheshire Hospitality Group Named Among 1,000 Companies To Inspire Britain

Published on Friday 24 July

Nelson Hotels, who own and operate the Bear's Paw have been named as one of the top 1000 companies to inspire Britain.   /..read more »

July's Brewery of the Month

Published on Wednesday 1 July

We've picked Weetwood Ales as our Brewery of the Month.   /..read more »

Head Chef Scott's Sea Trout Recipe

Published on Tuesday 2 June

Head Chef Scott shares with us his delicious Sea Trout recipe   /..read more »

June's Brewery of the Month

Published on Tuesday 2 June

We've chosen Wigan micro-brewery AllGates as our Pick of the Month!   /..read more »

May's Brewery of the Month - Beartown Brewery

Published on Thursday 30 April

Our chosen Brewery of the Month for May is Beartown Brewery based in nearby Congleton  /..read more »

Woodlands Brewing Company

Published on Wednesday 25 March

We've chosen our Brewery of the Month as Woodland's Brewery.  /..read more »

Merlin Brewing Company - Brewed for a magical taste

Published on Tuesday 17 March

Over the next month we will be featuring ales from the Merlin Brewery so why not pay us a visit and enjoy some great ale, great food and great company.  /..read more »

Recipe of the Month

Published on Friday 16 January

This month Head Chef Scott has decided to treat you to one of his favourite simple winter recipes, Beef Casserole.  /..read more »

British Sausage Week Celebrations at Nelson Hotels

Published on Wednesday 8 October

British Sausage Week is a much loved annual event at Nelson Hotels, and this year is no different!  /..read more »

Mobberley Fine Ales Brewery

Published on Wednesday 8 October

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Meet the Cheshire Brew Brothers

Published on Tuesday 2 September

The Bear’s Paw has joined forces with new and local brewery – the Cheshire Brew Brothers.  /..read more »

Meet Chris, our new Assistant Manager!

Published on Thursday 1 January

Read on to find out more about our new Assistant Manager Chris, from his love for his customers to which celebrity he'd most like to visit the Bear's Paw!  /..read more »

Head Chef Scott shares his favourite spring dish!

Published on Thursday 1 January

Head Chef Scott shares his favourite spring dish; Pan fried sea bream fillets, wild garlic gnocchi, purple sprouting broccoli, oven roast tomatoes and a saffron butter sauce.  /..read more »

Nelson Hotels Help Raise Nearly £200 for The Great Pancake Party

Published on Thursday 1 January

Cheshire based Nelson Hotels were delighted to raise £193.93 for The Cardiomyopathy Association during their recent pancake week activities.  /..read more »

The Fishpool Inn Lands Top National Award

Published on Thursday 1 January

The Fishpool Inn (Nelson Hotels) has been crowned Best New Pub in the UK at the 2014 Publican Awards.  /..read more »

Nelson Hotels supports Heart Surgery survivor!

Published on Monday 10 March

Nelson Hotels is proud to be sponsoring heart-surgery survivor and former Alder Hey patient, Simon Spencer, in his bid to run the Liverpool Half Marathon in March.   /..read more »

The Great Pancake Party at Nelson Hotels

Published on Wednesday 26 February

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.  /..read more »

Nelson Hotels are Joining in The Great Pancake Party - 3-7 March 2014

Published on Wednesday 19 February

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.  /..read more »

Head Chef Scott shares his favourite autumn ingredients and recipe!

Published on Monday 6 January

Autumn is upon us! See how our Head Chef uses his seasonal favourites in this delicious warming recipe!  /..read more »

Local Cheshire Inn- The Bear's Paw, wins award at prestigious 'Visit England Awards'

Published on Wednesday 22 May

The Bear's Paw team attend glittering 'VisitEngland' awards ceremony!   /..read more »

Head Chef shares his favourite Spring recipe!

Published on Wednesday 1 May

Asparagus season is upon us! See how our Head Chef uses the seasonal favourite in this delicious Spring recipe!  /..read more »

Local Cheshire inn- The Bear's Paw, revealed as a finalist in '2013 VisitEngland Awards'

Published on Friday 22 March

We are thrilled to announce that The Bear’s Paw have been recognised as a finalist in this year’s ‘VisitEngland Awards’, following their success at the ‘Marketing Cheshire Annual Awards 2012’.   /..read more »

Introducing Matt, our new Head Chef!

Published on Thursday 7 March

Here's a Q&A with the newest addition to our Bear's Paw family, please welcome our new Head Chef Mr Matt Castelli!  /..read more »

The Bear's Paw wins Marketing Cheshire Award!

Published on Monday 3 December

The Bear's Paw wins prestigious Marketing Cheshire Award 'Guest Accommodation 2012'  /..read more »

The results are in for British Sausage Week!

Published on Tuesday 6 November

The results are in for British Sausage Week! Read on for our special Bear's Paw menu only available until Sunday!   /..read more »

The Bear’s Paw and The Pheasant Inn nominated for Three Top Industry Awards

Published on Thursday 18 October

The Bear's Paw has been nominated for 'Guest Accommodation of the Year' at the Marketing Cheshire Awards 2012!  /..read more »

Nelson Hotels search for the UK’s best banger!

Published on Wednesday 10 October

With British Sausage Week next month, we're celebrating the banger in style by letting you choose your favourite and entering a competition to come up with a brand new Bear's Paw sausage!   /..read more »

The Bear’s Paw retains AA 5-star status and secures prestigious AA Rosette

Published on Friday 4 May

The Bear’s Paw retains AA 5-star status and secures prestigious AA Rosette  /..read more »

We Need Your Support!

Published on Wednesday 4 April

We would love to be your Good Food Guide Restaurant of the Year, and in return for your vote you could be in with a chance of winning dinner for two!  /..read more »

'Highest Quality' Accreditation from Taste Cheshire

Published on Tuesday 29 June

The Bear's Paw has received the highest quality rating available under the new Taste Cheshire accreditation scheme  /..read more »

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We were fortunate to get away for 3 short breaks...the Bears Paw was head & shoulders above the rest

TripAdvisor, March 2010