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.
A traditional village pub serving Camra-acredited real ales, and good home cooked food. In Winter enjoy a seat by our log fire, and in Summer take advantage of our large beer garden & play area. Children and dogs welcome.
Pub / Restaurant in or near Longhope
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 food hall, gift shop and fish counter. Shop. Eat. Relax.
Restaurant in or near Westbury-on-Severn
Café 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
Small family business producing award-winning traditionally made cider and perry on the banks of the River Severn. Still and sparkling; bottled and draught.
Local Produce in or near Newnham
Award winning ciders and perries produced using traditional methods and local fruits. Traditionally crafted cider and perry.
Local Produce in or near Tintern
A real ale pub, set within spacious grounds. The Alma is cosy and relaxed, where visitors and locals alike can enjoy a good pint or tuck into a tasty bar snack or pub meal. Children & dogs welcome!
Pub / Restaurant in or near Ross-on-Wye
Apple County Cider Co is the creation of the award winning cider producer Ben Culpin. Ben has been producing cider for six years, during which time he has won numerous awards including Great Taste.
Local Produce in or near Monmouth
Small family farm producing local, traditional and rare breed lamb, pork and beef. Premium produce from pedigree stock with proven provenance; emphasis on animal welfare. Meat like meat used to taste.
Local Produce in or near Huntley
The restaurant is set on a ridge overlooking the 75 acre vineyard. All dishes are prepared from fresh ingredients and where possible local produce is used. Service is relaxed to enable you to enjoy the beautiful setting.
Restaurant in or near Newent
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
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