Our Reopening Menu

Breakfast ☀️

SERVED 9:00am-11:30am

Full English Breakfast2 pork sausages, 2 rashers of bacon, Stornoway black pudding, potato hash, grilled tomato, field mushrooms, homemade beans & egg (poached, fried, or scrambled) – with toast… £8.95 (extra items +£1.00 each)

Not-So-Full 1 sausage, rasher of bacon, egg (poached, fried, or scrambled), grilled tomato, mushroom, homemade beans & toast…. £6.00

Full English Veggie Breakfast 2 Cauldron veggie sausages, potato hash, grilled tomato & field mushrooms, avocado, homemade beans & 2 eggs (poached, fried, or scrambled) – with toast… £8.95 (extra items +£1.00 each)

Breakfast SarnieAny 3 items from the Full English, served in ciabatta bread£6.00

Hash Brown Bowl –A generous helping of hash brown potatoes, topped with our homemade baked beans, field mushrooms and vegan black pudding, a fried egg, and

avocado… £8.25 (Want a vegan version? Simply ask us to leave out the egg 🍳 when you order.)

Cornbread and Bacon Homemade cornbread served with bacon and avocado, topped with a fried egg, and served with a side of tomato compote… £7.75

New York-Style BagelWith bacon, egg omelette, melted cheddar cheese, and tomato chilli chutney… £6.75

Mushrooms on Toast – Toasted sourdough topped with roasted mushrooms, parmesan shavings, and rocket, dressed with za’atar oil… £7.50

Coconut Bread with Poached Plums & YoghurtHomemade toasted Dil & The Bear coconut bread, served buttered with cinnamon poached plums and Greek-style yoghurt£6.00

Porridge… but fun! – Thick, creamy porridge (gluten-free oats available, just add £0.50) drizzled with honey & topped with: Chocolate Chips or Cinnamon Poached Plums or Berry Compote… £4.00

Breakfast Summer Fruit SundaeHomemade granola, Greek yoghurt, poached plums, and fresh summer fruits… £5.75

Toast ❤️

  • Farmhouse or brown bread… £3.00
  • Artisan Sourdough… £3.50
  • Gluten-free bread… £3.75

Add, Strawberry or Plum Jam or Seville Orange Marmalade or Choc Hazelnut or Marmite… £0.50


Kids Breakfast Menu 🐻 ☀️

Little Bear’s Big Breakfast – One helping of each of the following – sausage, bacon, fried, or poached egg, homemade baked beans and toast with butter… £4.50

Egg or Beans on Bear Toast (Poached, or fried egg or baked beans on bear-shaped toast)… £2.50

Bear Toast & Choice of Spread – a slice of bear-shaped toast with: Jam or Marmalade or Choc Hazelnut Spread… £1.75

Little Bear GranolaHealthy homemade crunchy granola with fruit or chocolate chips… £2.75

Little Bear Porridge – With fruit or chocolate chips… £2.00


Lunch 🌯🥗

Served between 12.00 – 4 pm

Soup of the Day – please check the blackboard for today’s flavour. Served with crusty bread… £5.50

Thai Pork Bear Bowl – sticky rice, shredded carrot, pickled red cabbage, edamame beans, avocado, spring onions & mint, sprinkled with toasted sesame seeds and fresh chilli. Served with Thai Dressing… £8.50

Chicken Satay Bear Bowl – sticky rice, shredded carrot, pickled red cabbage, avocado, spring onions, and fresh coriander, sprinkled with peanuts and fresh chilli. Served with a satay sauce… £8.50

Veggie Bear Bowl – falafel, with sticky rice, shredded carrot, avocado, pickled red cabbage, and disco pickles, sprinkled with toasted sesame seeds. Served with Zhoug (spiced coriander and green chilli) and tahini, lemon, yoghurt sauce… £8.75

Sweet and Spicy Cauliflower Bear Bowl – sticky rice, crunchy, panko-crusted cauliflower, pickled red cabbage, and avocado. Served with a sweet sriracha dressing… £8.50

Cuban Pulled Pork Ciabatta – Pork slow-cooked in garlic, lemon, and cumin, with mustard mayo, cheese, pickled red cabbage, and gherkins in ciabatta Served with a side salad. (served hot or cold)… £8.50

New York Style Bagel – with bacon, egg omelette, melted cheddar cheese, and tomato chilli chutney… £6.75

The Bombay Chaat– Toasted sourdough topped with chaat masala spiced potatoes, melted cheddar cheese, sprinkled with Bombay mix, and drizzled with minty yoghurt, tamarind sauce, and fresh coriander. Served with a salad garnish… £7.95

Chicken & Chorizo Ciabatta – Chicken cooked in lemon and garlic, with fried chorizo, pesto and avocado, rocket, and lemon mayo in ciabatta. Served with a side salad. (served hot or cold)… £8.50

Feta Fattoush Salad – A traditional Arabic salad of feta cheese, lettuce, radish, cucumber, red onion, tomato & fresh mint, in a zesty pomegranate & sumac dressing – with crunchy pita bread croutons… £8.25

Chicken Caesar Salad– served with crispy bacon, pitta croutons, parmesan, and a creamy (anchovy-free) Caesar dressing… £8.25

Butternut Squash and Goat’s cheese salad – Green salad dressed with our homemade sweet lime dressing topped with roasted butternut squash and goat’s cheese, drizzled with honey, and sprinkled with toasted pumpkin seeds…. £7.95

 


Kids Lunch Menu 🐻 🥐 🥣 🌭

Kids’ PlatterCucumber and Carrot dippers with chunks of chicken & cheese, hommus & pitta bread… £4.00

Soup of the Day – Served with bear-shaped toast… £4.00

Sausage and roasted hash potatoes with homemade beans£4.00

Croissantfilled with bacon and melted cheddar cheese… £3.50

Sausage or Bacon Sandwich & Homemade Baked Beans… £3.50

Our Allergen Statement

Our kitchen handles all major allergens, which are celery, cereals with gluten, crustaceans, egg, fish, lupins, milk, molluscs, mustard, tree nuts, peanuts, sesame seeds, soybeans, Sulphur dioxide, and sulphites. While we’re very careful in our food preparation, please be aware that we’re unable to guarantee that any of our products are free from these allergens.

 


Tea time (Whitley Bay only)

Served from 5pm – 8.00pm

Nibblies 🥂 🫒 🫓

Homemade pork scratchings… £3.75

Yorkshire crisps… £1.10

Olives, feta, and sun-blushed tomatoes… £4.25

Homemade muhammara – Middle-Eastern roast red pepper garlic, chilli, and walnut dip. Served with warmed pitta bread… £4.95

Hommus – topped with pesto and served with warmed pitta bread… £4.95

 

Fries 🍟

Fries… £3.50

Sweet potato fries… £3.95

 

Fancy Fries 🍟 🥳

The Cuban 🇨🇺 – topped with Cuban pulled pork, melted cheddar cheese, pickled cabbage, tomatoes, jalapenos, mojo sauce (lemon, garlic, and cumin), sour cream, and pork scratchings… £8.95

The Med ☀️ 🌊 – topped with pesto, aioli, tomato salsa, red onion, parmesan, and fresh basil.£8.50

The Middle Eastern ☀️ – topped with za’atar, garlic and lemon tahini sauce, muhammara, feta, red onions, and disco pickles… £8.50

 

Burgers 🍔

(All served in a ciabatta bun with fries)

Chicken Satay Burger – crispy chicken with satay sauce, lettuce, onion, pickled red cabbage, shredded carrot, cucumber, and coriander… £11.95

Lamb and mint burger – with zhoug (green chilli, cardamom, cumin and coriander sauce), lemon, and garlic tahini yoghurt. Lettuce, tomato, cucumber, feta, and onion… £12.95

Beefburger – 8oz burger with smoked bacon, cheddar cheese, dill pickle, romaine lettuce, tomato, onion, and homemade burger sauce… £13.95

Sweet and Spicy Cauliflower – panko-crumbed crispy cauliflower with a sweet sriracha dressing, pickled red cabbage, rocket, aioli, and black sesame seeds… £10.95 (want to make it vegan? Simply ask us to leave out the aioli when you order)

Picky tea platters 🧀 🫒 (Whitley Bay only)

£15:00 per person

Cheese platter

Cheddar, Brie, Blue, Goat’s cheese with honey with crackers

Tomato & chilli chutney, pecans and almonds, dates and fresh fruit, fresh bread selection, olives

Cucumber, hommos, pickled onions, gherkins

Cheese and meat platter

Cheddar, chorizo, salami, pork scratchings, sausage rolls

Tomato & chilli chutney, pecans and almonds, dates and fresh fruit, fresh bread selection, crackers

Cucumber, pickled onions, gherkins, olives

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT DEAL  🥂 6 PM – 7 PM (Whitley Bay only)

Choose a Cheese or Meat platter for two and a bottle of red or white house wine for just £40.00

 

Our allergen statement

To keep you safe, we need to let you know that our kitchen handles all major allergens including: celery, cereals with gluten, crustaceans, egg, fish, lupins, milk, molluscs, mustard, tree nuts, peanuts, sesame seeds, soy beans, sulphur dioxide and sulphites.

We’re sorry, but we are unable to guarantee that any of our products are free from these allergens due to our production methods.