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.
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.
Restaurant in or near Parkend
Freshly cooked breakfast and lunch using local, seasonal produce. Homemade cakes and a variety of drinks and snacks served by friendly staff in fabulous forest surroundings with children's play area.
Cafe or Tearoom in or near Coleford
16th Century riverside Inn offering a variety of high quality food and real ales.
Pub / Restaurant in or near Symonds Yat
Multi award winning whole juice craft Ciders and Perries made in Ross on Wye’s last working cider orchard. Prizes at the Big Apple, Royal Three Counties and the Great British Cider Championships have
Local Produce in or near Ross-on-Wye
Proper 13th century country pub opposite the Cathedral of the Forest. 8 Real Ales. Great food.
Pub / Restaurant in or near Newland
Situated next to the River Wye set in 10 acres of Riverside meadowland, beautiful views.
Cafe or Tearoom in or near Tintern
A restaurant with rooms tucked away in the Wye Valley. We are proud holders of one Michelin star and 3 AA rosettes putting us amongst the top restaurants in the country.
Restaurant in or near Monmouth
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
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.
Cafe or Tearoom in or near Clearwell
Eat breakfast, lunch or dinner in our stylish café or restaurant and enjoy a feast of daily landed fresh fish and seafood. We have a amazing deli, gift shop and fish counter. Shop. Eat. Relax.
Restaurant in or near Westbury-on-Severn
Welcome to the Moody Cow. At the Moody Cow we have created the perfect place to relax and enjoy superb food, drinks and hospitality in a delightful village setting. Children, dogs and muddy boots are welcome
Pub / Restaurant in or near Ross-on-Wye
Freshly cooked & homemade breakfasts, lunches, afternoon teas & cakes, served on bone china. Loose leaf speciality tea menu & quality coffee. Champions of local produce. Roast Sunday Lunch.
Cafe or Tearoom in or near Longhope