Station Road, Bransford, Worcestershire WR6 5JH Tel. 01886 833399 Fax. 01886 833106 home  The Bear and Ragged Staff.


Thursday 4.00 - 7.30pm.
Friday from 12.00pm
Tables can be booked or
take-away collections are available at timed slots

 Starter £7, Main individually priced, Sides: £3.50, Dessert £6, Cheese £7.50.
All dishes made here, not bought in! (except *)

Toasted breads*, Olives, butter, aged sweet balsamic and oil v G,Mi,Sd

Breaded whitebait *, tartare sauce, lemon wedge Cr,E,F,G,Mi,Sd  

Cream of Parsnip soup, bread & butter v Mi agf

Farmhouse Pâté, apple chutney, Cumberland sauce, croûtes G,Mi,Mu,Sd

King prawns in filo pastry *, chilli dipping sauce Cr,E,G,Mu,So,Sd  

Goat's cheese Filo tart, pickled vegetable salad, aged Balsamic v E,G,Sd


Char-grilled 28 Day Matured Sirloin steak with dressed salad and chips Cr,E,F,G,MI 24.00

Add: Bowl of onion rings Cr,E,F,G,Mi 3.50,       Peppercorn sauce Ce,Mi,Mu 3.50

Roast turkey, sausage meat stuffing, pig in blanket, roast parsnips,
carrots and potatoes, sautéed sprouts, turkey gravy E,G,Mi 16.50

Slow braised belly pork stuffed with apricot and sausage stuffing,
braised red cabbage, pomme purée, roast parsnips, cider jus Mi 16.50

Beef Bourguignon; slow cooked brisket in red wine sauce, creamy mash,
mini-Yorkshire pudding agf 16.50

Honey roast Ham with local farm eggs, chips, dressed salad Cr,E,F,G,Mu,Sd  15.50

Ham and Cheese Ploughman’s with our home-made pickles E,G,Mi,Mu,P,Sd,Se 13.50

Fried buttermilk chicken burger with lettuce, bacon, brie, cranberry sauce
and a pig in blanket in a white bap with a portion of chips Cr,E,F,G,Mi,Mu,Sd  15.00

Spicy, Sticky chilli beef, egg fried rice and prawn crackers Cr,E,F,G,So,Sd  15.50  


Pan fried Sea Bass fillet, hot tomato salsa,
lemon and thyme new potatoes sautéed in butter F,Mi 18.50

Beer batter Fish & chips with mushy peas and lemon agf  Cr,E,F,G,Sd 16.00

Whole tail Scampi* & chips with mushy peas and lemon Cr,E,F,G,Sd 15.50


Halloumi burger with lettuce, tomato, onion and gherkin in a brioche bun, chips and dressed salad v Cr,E,F,G,Mi,Mu,Se,Sd 15.00  

Mushroom Wellington, new potatoes, honey roast carrots and parsnips,
Stilton cream sauce v E,G,Mi,Mu 15.50


Chips v Cr,E,F,G    Bowl of Onion Rings v Cr,E,F,G
Dressed salad v Mu,Sd    Garden peas v
Pigs in blankets
(chipolata sausages wrapped in a whole slice of bacon - no short ones here!) G,Sd £10


Chef's Christmas Pudding soaked in brandy, vanilla ice cream v E,G,Mi,Sd

Burnt Basque cheesecake, mulled wine fruit compote v G,Mi,Sd

Sticky toffee pudding, butterscotch sauce, rum and raisin ice cream v E,G,Mi,Sd

Dark chocolate with white chocolate chip  brownie, chocolate ice cream and chocolate sauce v E,G,Mi,Sd

Cheeses, biscuits, chutney, apple and grapes v E,G,Mi,Sd

Home-made ice cream in a brandy snap basket v E,G,Mi,Sd
Flavours: Vanilla, Chocolate, Coffee, Rum & Raisin