UPDATE: Open on July 4th 2020. Restricted days and times so please check their Facebook page for latest information. Set in the tranquil hamlet of Carey in south east Herefordshire the Cottage of Content is a long established country restaurant, pub and accommodation and certainly lives up to its fairy-tale name, with its picture book beamed building, wrapped with roses. The Pub Enjoyed by locals and visitors alike, the popular bar is a regular stop for ramblers, cyclists, dog walkers and anglers has just been awarded the Good Pub Guide’s prestigious Best Country Pub of the Year 2017. Looking over the quiet road that is more frequented by cyclists than cars, the pretty beer garden is often abuzz with visitors from near and far, all attracted by this quintessential English pub with an enviable reputation from its hospitable owners. The Restaurant Quite the foodie destination, The Cottage of Content’s contemporary cuisine is the work of owner and chef Richard. Fine ingredients sourced from around the area and seasonal dishes ensure there are always regular favourites and a range of specials. Open for lunch and dinner, booking is certainly advisable all year round, especially for their Sunday Lunch. Rooms With a […]
UPDATE: Cafe, Ice-Cream parlour and walks open on Saturday July 18th with restrictions and guidelines in place. Rowlestone Farmhouse ice cream embraces the diversified enterprises that have evolved on a small family run dairy farm in the foothills of the Black Mountains of Herefordshire. Whilst the handmade ice cream is at the core of the business the ‘open farm’ and the small exempted campsite are integral to the whole and complement each other. The farm opens at Easter until the end of September. Visitors can access play areas and a woodland adventure trail via a wildlife garden, walk through ancient semi-natural woodland and flower meadows taking in the wonderful views this landscape affords. Campers are provided with clean, well maintained and up to date wash and shower facilities. Grass Pitches are provided either with or without electricity. Well behaved dogs are welcome. The ice cream parlour shows off the products made in the adjacent ‘production room’ ;a process which can be viewed most Wednesdays and Thursdays throughout the summer. Light lunches, snacks , tea, coffee and cold drinks are also provided. Many events are attended throughout the summer months; shows, fetes, fund raisers and food festivals with Ice cream and […]
At The Crown Inn, Charismatic landlord, Matt Slocombe, ensures a warm, convivial atmosphere in country style surroundings, with room for larger parties as well as cosy tables for two. The Crown is so much more than a local village pub sitting at the heart of its community, it is a destination for visitors who enjoy good local ales, an excellent range of Herefordshire’s regional ciders and a hearty seasonal menu that includes pub classics as well as modern restaurant dishes. Ideally located for walkers in the area who just want to whet their whistle, or a family lunch or supper to enjoy fresh locally sourced produce whenever possible. This is a place where you don’t have to stand on ceremony but where a special occasion will also be just that. Look out for their themed curry nights, seasonal tasting menus and Sunday Lunch cooked as it should be – the Herefordshire way.
UPDATE: Shop open from Friday June 12th and on subsequent Fridays 1 – 5pm thereafter with social distancing measures in place. Online orders and deliveries as usual. Leominster’s Swan Brewery was set up in 2015 by Jimmy Swan, a brewer of over 25 years’ experience, with the aim to brew classic beer styles exceptionally well. The brewery is 10 barrels in size, a microbrewery, which means each batch is 2,880 pints of expertly brewed ale. Raw materials are chosen with care: about 85% of the hops used are grown in Herefordshire or Worcestershire; the brewing grain is grown in the east of England; a unique strain of yeast is used which is propagated and harvested each time. Swan Brewery ales include their flagship Swan Gold 4.0%, refreshing golden ale, Ruffled Feathers 3.8% crisp, bright ale and Swan Blonde 3.7% Herefordshire hopped blonde ale. Look out for seasonal specials such as Black Swan 4.5% roasted coffee stout; Swan on the Wye 4.2% pale summer ale; Lemner Ore 4.1% deep golden ale and Winter Swanderland 4.8% warming winter ale. Their range of bottled ales has Arm Breaker IPA 6.0% quintessential English IPA topping the tree. Customers for Swan Brewery cask ales are […]
Whitecross Fish Bar is a family run traditional fish and chip takeaway serving fresh fish daily and using locally sourced Herefordshire potatoes. You can order food online and the website is easy to use, fast and convenient. You can now order all your favourite dishes from the takeaway menu along with many more delicious options, and have them delivered straight to your door in no time at all. Whitecross Fish Bar pride themselves in offering great food at affordable prices. Keep an eye on their Website and Facebook page regularly to get up to date prices and exclusive special offers, for online customers only.
UPDATE: Open and operating along government guidelines Awarded Michelin star in 2019 ‘Pensons Restaurant is Lee Westcott’s new restaurant that opened at the end of January 2019 on the beautiful Netherwood Estate on the Herefordshire-Worcestershire border and encapsulates Lee’s love and respect for quality, seasonal, local produce. The only Michelin Star restaurant in Hereford it is already making its mark! The team spend eighteen months transforming a range of derelict farm-buildings into a fantastic re-imagined space that retains all the heritage of its past combined, with the new and contemporary. The perfect venue for Lee’s modern and imaginative, yet unpretentious cooking. Pensons provides Lee and his team with the opportunity to farm, forage and grow some of the ingredients from the Estate, as well as showcasing the amazing produce from the local area, bringing to life his ethos of eating locally, seasonally and sustainably.. With its own kitchen garden, bee hives, animals, game and endless foraging opportunities in the woods, they source any increasing amount of produce from the Estate, as well as other carefully selected local suppliers. Lee is very excited about the provenance and quality of the ingredients he will be using to create menus that are seasonal, local […]
The Riverside Inn’s pretty black and white premises has it all Set in the picturesque village of Aymestrey, near the Herefordshire/Shropshire border, The Riverside Inn has an award-winning restaurant, wonderful walks, a nature-lovers haven and well-appointed rooms. Food at The Riverside is made and cooked freshly on site; from the garden honey, oat and yogurt soda bread to the delectable lemon verbena ice cream. Sustainability and ethical sourcing is important to us for mussels and sea fish. Always scoring well regarding food miles for British produce and Fair Trade sources for imports. The kitchen garden is an important ingredient in the creation of menus and Andy and his team prepare the ground, sow and reap the seasonal vegetables and fruits. There are designated “dog tables” in the bar should you wish to take your four-legged friend to dine with you. The river and its banks are full of wildlife; dragonflies, dippers, otters, kingfishers, brown trout and grayling all live here. Fly fishing is available for guests on a 1½ mile beat upstream from the Inn. Also see Accommodation at The Riverside Inn
UPDATE: Shop and bar open from July 4th 2020 including drive thru, online orders and deliveries still available. Ty Gwyn Cider is a multi award winning craft cider company Founded in the Monnow Valley in Monmouthshire by cider apple grower and acclaimed fruit farmer James McConnel in 2007. Ty Gwyn Cider has quickly gained an outstanding reputation and today is one of the foremost craft cider producers in the country. Sold in many of the UK’s leading restaurants and gastropubs and in Waitrose, who deemed Ty Gwyn the perfect cider for their ‘local produce scheme’. Ty Gwyn cider is not made from concentrate, only the finest cider apples carefully sourced from the best growers. It is naturally fermented for a minimum of six months. If you know your cider you will know that an increasingly small amount of cider producers can make these claims for their cider. The team are incredibly proud of this and feel sure that customers will and can taste the difference. Supporters have included wine expert Oz Clarke, Alex Polizzi who said in her ‘Little Black Book of Hotels’ that “you’ll be hard pushed to find a tastier cider than Ty Gwyn”TV, presenters Kate Humble and Jenni Crane […]
Beefy Boys – A modern fun and relaxed restaurant with a fantastic outdoor space serving gourmet burgers and bespoke cocktails. Situated in the Heart of Hereford city on The old Market development, The Beefy Boys started off as a group of Herefordian back yard BBQers trying to replicate the best of American Burgers and BBQ using the fantastic local produce that Hereford has to offer. After entering the UKs biggest BBQ competition Grillstock in 2014 the boys were crowned with the title of UK’s best burger. This lead to The Beefy Boys representing Great Britain in The World Burger Championships in Las Vegas where they were crowned 2nd Best Burger team in the world. Since then The Beefy Boys have run a series of sell out pop ups up and down the country as well as opening their first restaurant The Beefy Boys Meat Boutique in their home town of Hereford. The Beefy Boys offer a truly authentic American Dirty Burger experience using the best produce Hereford has to offer with a menu full of creativity and ideas and a bespoke cocktail menu using locally sourced ingredients and spirits.
Discover award-winning ciders at Westons Cider Mill Westons Cider Mill has been lovingly produced in the Herefordshire village of Much Marcle for nearly 140 years and is still independently owned by the same family. Find out how the cider magic happens with a tour and tutored tasting experience. Enter the courtyard and converted farm buildings and you’ll find the Scrumpy House Restaurant, Orchard Tea Rooms and Cider Shop; the place to begin a tour. See inside the award-winning mill and gain a unique insight into the craft of cider making with an expert guide. Tours run daily at 11am, 12.30pm, 2pm and 3.30pm and can be tailored to suit any party size. Learn about the history of this 5th generation business and see inside one of the industries’ largest oak vat houses. Finish off with a cider tasting and browse the variety of delicious ciders on offer. Enjoy dining in the Scrumpy House Restaurant, situated in a former cattle shed that offers plenty of rustic charm with a true taste of Herefordshire. To book a table or make an enquiry please call 01531 660626. There is also the Orchard Tearoom serving hot and cold drinks and plenty of picnic options […]
Dining at Lemore Manor Hotel & Resort is a journey of the senses. There are so many ways to dine. If your palette leans toward the elegant and more formal then the glorious bistro tastes in The Manor House will suit. If you prefer the more informal then there is the lively vibe of The Chalet – something new to Lemore. This Winter, you can also expect your own Alpine Ski experience, with Après Ski and Ski Sunday to name but a few. If you are looking for tranquil and intimate then private dining from The Glass House or The Lakeside Pod will be more to your liking. Dining is now open to non-residents from Wednesday through to Sunday for Lunch, Dinner and Afternoon Teas. Learn more about Lemore Manor Hotel & Resort.
Owned by acclaimed mobile Herefordshire brand A Rule of Tum, The Burger Shop is located on Aubrey St, Hereford. Passionate about provenance, using the best, local, seasonal ingredients they consistently prepare delicious burgers, along with some other treats and beverages. The hip retro side-street environment encourages a fun vibe where fingers work better than cutlery and tucking-in is unavoidable. While the venue is informal, the food is undeniably gourmet and very hearty. Loaded with high quality meat, or flavoursome veggie options (like Falafel burgers), and stuffed with pickles, sauces and garnish, it’s not just about the traditional burgers and everything is far from ‘standard’. Yes, Farmer Tom’s beef burger, the Pulled Lamb burger and the Crispy Chicken burger are popular staples enveloped in toasted light brioche buns, though there are often specials like the sticky ribs, bbq wings, the Cornish Mackerel burger, the Confit Duck burger and more, then of course irresistible sides of house slaw, spicy onion rings and the famous rosemary fries. Housemade desserts are ever-changing. Eat in or takeaway. Opening times: MON – 12PM – 9PM TUES – 12PM – 9PM WED – 12PM – 9PM THURS – 12PM – 10PM FRI – 12PM – 10PM SAT […]
The Yard is the newest concept from A Rule Of Tum. It was always the vision of the team to take the Hereford food scene to the next level by creating a permanent food and drink festival in the disused space behind their already thriving restaurants. The Yard opened in the summer of 2020 shortly after the height of the Coronavirus pandemic. Having been closed for several months of 2020 the team took this opportunity to use the car park and turn it into an outside seating area, capable of having socially distanced tables, and when the time comes being a great venue for festivals and more.” The Dark Kitchen is adjacent to The Yard behind the Burger Shop in Hereford. The food is a British take on Indian flavours headed up by chef Mike Fullard. You can order food for take away or to enjoy in our new outside eating drinking area; The Yard. Open from 3pm to 9pm Monday Tuesday, Wednesday,Friday and Saturday. Contact The Yard through Instagram at: https://www.instagram.com/_arot_/ Opening hours are: Mon: 9-10 Tues: 9-10 Wed: 9-10 Thurs: 9-10 Fri: 9-11 Sat: 9-11 Sun: 10-6 Also see The Bookshop and The Burger Shop
The Bookshop is a modern British restaurant serving a daily brunch, a steak led evening menu and an award winning Sunday lunch. From 8am daily, brunch, great coffee, and cakes are served in a relaxed setting that has been thoughtfully designed to accommodate both working and socialising. The restaurant opens its doors in the evenings from Wednesday to Saturday (6pm-10pm) offering a menu continuing to celebrate organic vegetables and grass-fed steak, with the addition of a greater choice of seasonal fish, vegan and gluten-free dishes. The menu showcases the teams’ creativity in fermenting, pickling and foraging, and use of a handmade charcoal-fired Fogarty oven. On Sundays, the award-winning Sunday lunch (Observer Food Monthly Awards, Best Sunday Lunch 2017) is served between 12.30 – 6pm. Extended opening hours, relaxed drinking areas and a beautiful garden invites our customers to spend time enjoying drinks from a carefully created cocktail and drinks menu. Alongside a passion for serving stunning food, the team are also highly conscious of the need to constantly improve and reduce everyone’s impact on the planet. All their energy is from renewable sources, waste oil is turned into biodiesel, suppliers are local, and they have eliminated single-use plastics. Also […]