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The Speech House Hotel

The hotel offers both bar food and ala' carte .dining both in the Orangery and the historic Verderers Court. Morning coffee, afternoon tea, evening meal. Open to non residents. Dog Friendly

Restaurant in or near Coleford


The Gloucestershire based Speech House Hotel offers all level of dining experience from good Pub Food to Restaurant service.

The bar provides a perfect place to relax, unwind and enjoy some traditional pub food after a day's business, travelling or sightseeing. Our bar is open to both residents and non residents. It offers a perfect environment for informal meals, light snacks, all under the personal guidance of our head chef.

If you are looking for a more formal dining environment, the beamed Verderer's Court restaurant reflects the room's continuing use as a courthouse for the Foresters of Dean, while the more intimate Freeminers Restaurant maintains links with one of the unique Forest traditions of Gloucestershire.



Opening Times

Mon - Sat 11.00-21.00; Sun 12.00-21.00.


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Building of historical interest
  • Children welcome
  • Coach parties accepted
  • Disabled toilets
  • Dog Friendly
  • Evening meals
  • High chairs available
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Special Diets
  • Venue approved for civil marriage
  • Wheelchair access


Speech House
GL16 7EL
O/S Ref: SO 620121

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Situated on the B4226 between Coleford and Cinderford.

  • Cinderford
  • Coleford
  • Parkend


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The Speech House Hotel

Historic Hotel, dating back to 1676. Non residents welcome. Great Bar food, Fine Dining in Verderers Court or Private Dining in the Caerleon. Open to non residents dog friendly.

Hotel in or near Coleford
35 ensuite bedrooms

Weddings at Speech House

The Speech House Hotel, a former historic hunting lodge, offers you a stylish country house wedding venue. Set in the heart of the Royal Forest of Dean, it is an idyllic setting for your wedding day.

Weddings and Conferences in or near Coleford