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.
Award winning ciders and perries produced using traditional methods and local fruits. Traditionally crafted cider and perry.
Local Produce in or near Tintern
Café set in the Wye Valley and is community owned and staffed by volunteers specialising in local produce. It is a traditional oak construction combined with sustainable technology.
Cafe or Tearoom in or near St Briavels
The Pantry @ St Briavels features a micro-cafe, off-licence, and a great range of fine foods, including vegetarian, vegan and gluten free choices.
Local Produce in or near St Briavels