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Verderers' at The Speech House Hotel

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

Restaurant in or near Coleford


The hotel has been awarded 1 AA Rosette and prides itself on sourcing and supporting quality local producers that showcase the area, wherever possible.
The beamed historic Verderers' is the hotel's fine-dining á la carte restaurant and reflects the room's continuing use as a courthouse for the Forest of Dean Verderers. The menu changes regularly with the seasons under the talented guidance of Head Chef, Gareth Jenkins.  All dietary requirements can be catered for and they offer an imaginative range of vegetarian and vegan dishes throughout the year.Open to non-residents. 

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
  • Electric car charging point
  • 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


Associated Businesses

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

The Orangery at The Speech House Hotel

A great spot for informal dining for a business lunch, a stop-off during sightseeing, or a reward after a refreshing dog walk in the forest.

Restaurant in or near Coleford

Tramper All-Terrain Mobility Scooter Hire

All-terrain mobility scooters are designed to help people with limited mobility access the outdoors and explore the Forest of Dean.

Attraction in or near Coleford