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.
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Awarded two rosettes since 2005. Finalist in the Flavours of Herefordshire Awards since 2003 and winners in the restaurant category in 2009. Silver Winners in the Heart of England Excellence in Tourism Awards in the Taste of the Heart and Restaurant with rooms categories 2009 and 2010.
Restaurant in or near Ross-on-Wye
Misbah Tandoori Restaurant
Awarded Top 100 Restaurant UK Good Curry Guide. Large function room. Quality meals and excellent service. 10% Discount on take-away meals.
Restaurant in or near Monmouth
The Mill Race
Great food, local ales & ciders, affordable wines in a relaxed local pub atmosphere. We source local produce from the best suppliers to provide our customers with the best quality food.
Pub / Restaurant in or near Ross-on-Wye
Saracens Head Inn
16th Century riverside Inn offering a variety of high quality food and real ales.
Pub / Restaurant in or near Symonds Yat
The Fountain Inn
Traditional village pub, well known locally for its excellent meals and real ales. A wide choice of good quality, home-cooked meals is on offer and, on Sundays, a popular carvery is available from noon until 3pm. Walkers, mountain bikers, children and well behaved dogs are all welcome.
Pub / Restaurant in or near Parkend
The Cottage Restaurant at the Royal George
This 16th Century Ironmaters Cottage has been sympathetically converted to provide an intimate restaurant. There is a traditional a la carte menu offering Welsh borders produce with varied fresh fish and vegetarian options.
Restaurant in or near Tintern
The Walnut Tree
A famous inn and restaurant, the Michelin starred Walnut Tree offers proper dining and drinking in an informal setting. Food is an eclectic mix, based on chef Shaun Hill’s personal taste.
Restaurant in or near Abergavenny
The White Monk
Warm and friendly café and shop right next to Tintern Abbey. Welsh rabbit, all day breakfast, cream teas & homemade cakes. Sandwiches made to order. Omelettes, bacon sandwiches and homemade soups.
Cafe or Tearoom in or near Tintern
Taurus Crafts Cafe
Whole-food cafe serving meals prepared on site using many local and organic ingredients including seasonal foods from the Taurus organic market garden.
Cafe or Tearoom in or near Lydney
Brockweir and Hewelsfield Village Shop and Cafe
The Brockweir and Hewelsfield village shop and cafe is 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
Old Court Hotel & Dining Room
A historic manor house which provides food and drinks to all that pass by. Close to the A40, but still walking distance to all Symonds Yat attractions. A perfect place to refuel or rest during your journey. Food served all day and everyday, including in the a la carte dining room.
Restaurant in or near Symonds Yat
James Gourmet Coffee Co Ltd
JGC is a micro company by design. We evaluate, taste and buy some of the best coffee beans on the planet, trading in a fair, sustainable and passionate way. We hand roast fine coffees to order for Michelin star restaurants and people who appreciate stunning ingredients.