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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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
Wilton Court Restaurant with Rooms
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
Saracens Head Inn
16th Century riverside Inn offering a variety of high quality food and real ales.
Pub / Restaurant in or near Symonds Yat
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
Foresters Family Restaurant
Foresters Restaurant is the perfect place to eat whether you're looking for a light lunch or evening meal. There's something for everyone and at such great value, it's affordable for the whole family.
Restaurant in or near Parkend
Traditionally crafted real ales. We use only the finest ingredients and our own mineral rich bore hole water to create full flavour real ales naturally conditioned in the cask or bottle.
Food Producer in or near Longhope
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
Stylish contemporary restaurant serving rustic Italian cuisine using the finest locally sourced produce. Imaginative wine list. Accommodation available.
Restaurant in or near Monmouth
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
3 Shires Garden Centre
The Gallery Restaurant and Carvery, and Plantation Café, offers daily - breakfast, morning coffee, light lunches, lunch specials, Carvery, afternoon tea, and cakes. Peaceful lakeside setting, with outdoor and indoor children’s play areas. Children’s meals and lunchboxes available.
Cafe or Tearoom in or near Newent
Hunters Restaurant at The Royal Lodge
The Royal Lodge (Ancient Royal Hunting Lodge) in Symonds Yat East has an idyllic setting in the heart of the Wye Valley. The Royal Lodge has Hunters restaurant which offers fine food which is locally sourced where possible.
Restaurant in or near Symonds Yat
Clearwell Caves Cafe
A gem of a cafe - drop in even if just passing by - serving delicious light meals, homemade soups, cakes and superb leaf teas or Illy aribica coffee. The cafe walls are lined with fascinating mining memorabilia.