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
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 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
The Forest Retreat at Forest Holidays
Open to all. Enjoy a relaxing drink at the bar or freshly ground coffee, meals and snacks in the cafe; and stock up on essentials, treats and gifts in the shop.
Cafe or Tearoom in or near Symonds Yat
Goodrich Castle Tearoom
Relax and unwind in the atmospheric surroundings of Goodrich Castle Tearoom. Located within the brand new visitor centre, the tearoom offers a mouth-watering selction of drinks and snacks, all made from local produce.
Cafe or Tearoom in or near Goodrich
Smarts Traditional Gloucester Cheese
Hand made cheesemaking can be seen Tuesdays and Thursdays. Home cured bacon and hand made sausages including gluten free also available.
Food Producer in or near Huntley
The Chocolate Bar
We are a small artisan Chocolate Business based in the Forest of Dean. We use local ingredients wherever possible, and we use only organic chocolate.
Food Producer in or near Lydney
The Bell at Skenfrith
17th century coaching inn overlooking the river - Exceptional restaurant &bar - Taste of Wales Award - AA 2 Rosettes Children's menu served up to 6.30pm. Children over 8 welcome in the restaurant during the evening.
Restaurant in or near Grosmont
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
Kaplans Cafe & Bistro
Our aim is quality food and service. Freshly cooked breakfast served all day. Large range of meals from light lunches to three course dinners. Children's menu. Fully licensed. Pre-booking available. Parties catered for. Highly recommended.
Public car park at rear.
Restaurant in or near Lydney
Glewstone Court Restaurant
Relaxed and friendly restaurant specialising in the modern English cuisine with beautifully presented dishes using local produce. A lovely place to enjoy dining out in a unique country house ambiance