Eating in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

Discover our Eating

The Forest of Dean and Wye Valley is a primary producer of top quality food and drink. Everything from cider, wine, artisan beer and cheeses, Gloucester old spot bacon and smoked Severn salmon, to organic juices and vegetables, free range chickens and eggs.

It is distributed locally and nationally and awaits every visitor. Many of our food producers have onsite shops, and produce can be found at regular Farmers' Markets and other outlets throughout the area.

The Abergavenny Food Festival is held annually on the third weekend in September and the Forest Food Showcase is held annually at Speech House on the first Sunday in October. The Flavours of Herefordshire food festival takes place on August bank holiday weekend in the heart of Hereford. With many food stalls and demonstrations, they are great opportunities to try what the area has to offer.

All the establishments listed in this section of the website are inspected and rated under the National Scores on the Doors Food Hygiene Scheme and you will see the current rating on their individual pages.  The minimum rating of 2 Stars must be achieved in order to be a member of our Association and listed on this website.


Three Choirs Vineyard Restaurant & Rooms

The restaurant is set on a ridge overlooking the 75 acre vineyard. All dishes are prepared from fresh ingredients and where possible local produce is used. Service is relaxed to enable you to enjoy the beautiful setting.

Restaurant in or near Newent


Plump Hill Farm

Small family farm producing local, traditional and rare breed lamb, pork and beef. Premium produce from pedigree stock with proven provenance; emphasis on animal welfare. Meat like meat used to taste.

Local Produce in or near Huntley


The Ostrich Inn

Proper 13th century country pub opposite the Cathedral of the Forest. 8 Real Ales. Great food.

Pub / Restaurant in or near Newland


Cleeve Orchard Cider and Perry

Multi award winning whole juice craft Ciders and Perries made in Ross on Wye’s last working cider orchard. Prizes at the Big Apple, Royal Three Counties and the Great British Cider Championships have

Local Produce in or near Ross-on-Wye


Old Station Tea Room

Situated next to the River Wye set in 10 acres of Riverside meadowland, beautiful views.

Cafe or Tearoom in or near Tintern


Foxtail Distillery

Foxtail is a handcrafted small batch Gin which is made in the heart of the Wye Valley using locally foraged botanicals to create what we like to call 'The Spirit of Herefordshire'.

Local Produce in or near Ross-on-Wye


The Barn at Severn & Wye - Cafe and Restaurant

Eat breakfast, lunch or dinner in our stylish café or restaurant and enjoy a feast of daily landed fresh fish and seafood. We have a amazing food hall, gift shop and fish counter. Shop. Eat. Relax.

Restaurant in or near Westbury-on-Severn


The Whitebrook - restaurant with rooms

A restaurant with rooms tucked away in the Wye Valley. We are proud holders of one Michelin star and 3 AA rosettes putting us amongst the top restaurants in the country.

Restaurant in or near Monmouth


Goodrich Castle Cafe

Relax and unwind in the atmospheric surroundings of Goodrich Castle Tearoom offering a mouth-watering selction of drinks and snacks.

Cafe or Tearoom in or near Goodrich


Apple County Cider Co

Apple County Cider Co is the creation of the award winning cider producer Ben Culpin. Ben has been producing cider for six years, during which time he has won numerous awards including Great Taste.

Local Produce in or near Monmouth


Taurus Crafts Cafe

Delicious lunches, cakes, daily specials and local ice cream. Serving locally roasted organic coffee and specialty teas.

Cafe or Tearoom in or near Lydney


The Red Hart Inn

A traditional village pub serving Camra-acredited real ales, and good home cooked food. In Winter enjoy a seat by our log fire, and in Summer take advantage of our large beer garden & play area. Children and dogs welcome.

Pub / Restaurant in or near Longhope