Following a tasteful refurbishment, Saxtys will reopen from Thursday 20th May with their Black Rock Grill, which allows your meat to be cooked exactly the way you like it. Simply choose your meat from a choice of 28 day aged, locally sourced, selection of cuts and it will be delivered to your table sizzling on a volcanic stone at 450 degrees, with all the accompaniments like homemade chips, onion rings and a selection of sauces. Turn and cut the meat to get your desired flavour and colour. If you fancy something different, head chef Martin Carter has a selection of his signature dishes from fish, poultry and vegetarian, all cooked fresh to order. If you are after a more casual meal, there will also be a small plates menu, little plates of tasty foods from around the world to enjoy on your own or order a few and share with friends and family. Sunday dinner will be the roast to beat, plentiful, fresh and with a twist. A choice of roasted meats and sirloin cooked the way you like, crisp roast potatoes seasoned and local vegetables freshly cooked. In keeping with Saxty’s great reputation there is a wine and cocktail […]
Originally a 16th-Century coaching inn, The New Inn celebrates the rich farming heritage of rural Herefordshire. The menu is inspired by local flavours, using seasonal ingredients from local producers. Inside, the pub exudes warmth, with roaring fires, cosy booths and lots of original features, creating a stylish yet relaxed environment. The intimate dining experience brings together the best of Herefordshire hospitality and gastronomy. Relax in the bar and enjoy a pint of local cider, indulge in our chef-designed cocktails or choose from our extensive drinks list. Food can also be ordered from the bar menu, five days a week. Into the restaurant, you will discover a beautiful menu filled with modern British dishes and a list of carefully curated wines (21 bottles sold by the glass), designed by Michael Fowler. Opening Times Breakfast: Wed-Sun: 8.00am – 10.00am. Lunch: Wed-Sat: 12.00pm – 2.30pm. Sun: 12.00pm – 4.00pm. Dinner: Wed-Sat 6.30pm – 9.30pm Bar: Wed-Sat: 12.00pm – 10.00pm. Sun: 12.00pm – 6.00pm Secret recommendation The New Inn is perfectly positioned to explore the riches of Herefordshire and the Welsh borders. From the bustling city of Hereford, with its beautiful Cathedral, to undulating valleys of Symonds Yat, and local market towns, Monmouth […]
Chapters is a modern British restaurant located within the old meeting rooms of St John’s chapel in Hay-on-Wye. Hay is known around the world for its fantastic bookshops and literary festival, with the addition of great restaurants and being right on the Welsh/English border it is the perfect spot for a quick staycation. Open 4 evenings a week with seasonally changing set menus Chapters highlights what the local area has to offer by supporting many of the small independent food and drink producers that make the town great. After years in the industry chef owner Mark McHugo and partner Charmaine Blatchford combined their experiences of working in fine dining restaurants and have created the relaxed environment that they enjoy when eating out. The restaurant opened in July 2019 with the ongoing journey of sustainability at its core, for example the kitchen produces zero food waste, recycles all of its cooking oil and uses eco-friendly cleaning products. Throughout the year items are foraged, then pickled, fermented or preserved so you can enjoy the tastes of spring & summer through the cold winter months. Along with continuing the support of the fruit & veg suppliers in the area the aim of 2021 […]
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.
The Angel is a 4 Silver Star property, located in the centre of Abergavenny and has been named ‘Welsh Hotel of The Year 2020’ by The Good Hotel Guide. Situated between 7 hills on the Welsh/English border, Abergavenny is often referred to as ‘The Gateway to Wales’. The Angel is in the centre of Abergavenny and is a two minute walk from Abergavenny Castle and the beautiful Linda Vista Gardens. The hotel is within walking distance of Abergavenny Train Station and there is plenty of parking available nearby (either on site or across the street in the public car park). The Oak Room Restaurant strives for culinary excellence and exquisite service. Chefs Paul Brown and Wesley Hammond lead The Angel’s talented culinary team to provide guests an inviting, approachable and valuable dining experience. The Angel aims to provide simple, good quality food with an approach that involves choosing the freshest and finest ingredients, paired with inspired culinary creations and live entertainment on weekends. Also see The Angel Hotel
Michelin Star Gastronomy ‘Pensons Restaurant is Herefordshire’s prized Michelin Star destination, led by head chef Chris Simpson. Having only opened in January 2019 on the beautiful Netherwood Estate on the Herefordshire-Worcestershire border it encapsulates a love and respect for quality, seasonal, local produce. Owned by the Darnley family, the team spent 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 modern and imaginative, yet unpretentious cooking. Pensons provides the kitchen with the opportunity to farm, forage and grow many of the ingredients from the Estate, as well as showcasing the amazing produce from the local area, bringing to life an ethos of eating locally, seasonally and sustainably and truly is Estate To Plate. 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. Netherwood Estate also has two luxury holiday homes for your leisure breaks, see The Hyde and The Freeth
Bill’s Kitchen is now open at All Saints church in the heart of Hereford (created by food writer and restaurateur Bill Sewell) it is a great space for socially distanced dining: calm, spacious and airy. BIll is well known for delicious and sustainable daily breakfast, lunch and beautiful coffee, created from the finest, seasonal Herefordshire produce including free-range bacon, sausage, ham and chicken, farm-fresh cheese, eggs, fruit juice and cider from local farms. The café also bakes fresh bread, cakes, pizza and scones daily, and has a great range of foodie gifts and cookbooks and a great choice of takeaway. Open Monday – Saturday: 8am – 4pm
Iconic hotel in City centre location With a full refurbishment underway in 2019, this grand old hotel is getting a major face lift. Whenever you visit this year, all are guaranteed a warm welcome from the friendly staff and a comfortable stay in one of the 83 bedrooms. Whether looking for a romantic break, a trip with friends, a family getaway or solo business trip there is a room to suit every traveller. All rooms are en suite and benefit from free WiFi. Guests and day visitors alike will soon be able to enjoy some of the best food and drink Herefordshire has to offer in the hotel coffee shop, restaurant, cocktail bar or lounge – please check the website for launch dates! The Hereford (Restaurant) Welcoming residents and non-resident, The Hereford, will launch in September 2019 with an exciting menu of modern British food. Look for light lunches, a la carte evening menus and classic Sunday roasts, with local produce and of course Hereford steak featuring highly on the menu. The Hereford Restaurant (Opening Sunday 1st September) Monday-Saturday Lunch 12.00 – 14.30 Monday – Thursday Dinner 18.00-21.30 Friday – Saturday Dinner 18.00-22.00 Sunday Extended Lunch 12.00-20.30 Bookings can be […]
Convivial casual dining with designs on top The perfect combination of fine food and unique shopping finds under one roof tucked away in picturesque peacefulness The Restaurant Easy to miss in its courtyard, but well worth seeking out, The Malthouse has become a firm destination on Ledbury’s foodie map with locals and visitors alike. With a long reputation for quality dining, the original husband and wife team Jim and Tracy reclaimed it in 2017 to resurrect a varied menu packed with flavour and ingredients for diners looking for something a little different. Think sandwiches from regional produce and artisan breads, rich chowders instead of soup, an evening menu with a European influence and you’ll know this is far from basic fayre. Bare wood furniture and the café style atmosphere makes this a relaxed venue for daily breakfast, lunch and evening suppers or the a cosy coffee and delicious cake stop mid morning and afternoon. Dine al fresco in the pretty courtyard knowing you have a secret spot in the very heart of this bustling market town. The Gallery Upstairs above the restaurant you’ll find the business’s accompanying gallery. Rustic chic home and garden pieces, fun ornaments, gorgeous gifts and humorous […]
The Harp at Old Radnor is a lovely old Welsh longhouse inn perched on a hilltop overlooking the beautiful Radnor Valley, close to the Powys/Herefordshire border. Independently owned and run by Chris and Angela Ireland, The Harp is a real pub, with ancient slate floors, oak beams, antique settles and a huge open log fire. A lovely place to visit for good food, good beer, comfortable rooms and friendly service. The cosy bar offers cask-conditioned real ales, local cider and perry, and a wide range of good wines and soft drinks. The menu comprises home-cooked and mainly locally-sourced food and offers simple pub classics like home-cooked ham with free-range eggs and proper chips alongside imaginative modern dishes and of course a traditional roast lunch on Sundays. See the menu. Also see The Harp at Old Radnor accommodation.
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 range of 3 double en-suites and 2 twins, The Cottage of Content provides peaceful cottage style accommodation for a […]
Lemore Manor Hotel & Resort holds the key to a world of much needed escapism in Herefordshire. This 17th-century manor house resort features, en-suite lodges, outdoor dining hubs, kitchen gardens and country experiences. The ultimate rural retreat in the heart of the English countryside. Whether you are considering a wedding, intimate corporate event or a romantic escape for two, your stay at Lemore will be like no other. A truly special service, created around you. Dining Experiences extras include a unique range of facilities for both lunch and dinner. The Lakeside Pod, The Glass House, The Chalet for an Alpine experience this winter or dining in the Manor House. Private Dining and Tasting Menus can all be catered for a special occasion. See below for more details on these options. Accommodation choices include: The Garden Room – a private self contained lodge for couples offering B&B as above and with hot tub and secluded garden. The Shepherds Huts/Lodges – 5 luxury huts with ensuites and their own hot tubs, pizza ovens and butler service. Sold by the night for B&B with the option to have breakfast in the house through the winter. The Main house offers 10 Rooms and is open […]
Included in the 20 of the most charming UK city hotels by The Good Hotel Guide 2017 Castle House Hotel is a family-owned boutique hotel in the heart of the city of Hereford just a two-minute walk from the medieval Hereford Cathedral. A classic Georgian villa, the hotel has 24 individually designed luxury suites and bedrooms including 8 in its more contemporary townhouse, Number 25, just a few yards away. It’s pretty, terraced garden beside the old Hereford Castle moat is a perfect place for al fresco dining. Castle House is the perfect base from which to explore the surrounding countryside and Wye Valley as well as the historic city of Hereford, with its magnificent cathedral, the world-famous Mappa Mundi and Chain Library and the beautiful river Wye running through. Castle House Hotel has been chosen as one of The Sunday Telegraph’s Hotel Guru Fiona Duncan’s top 10 UK hotels for 2016 for her ”most memorable stay” Also featured in USA Today, America’s leading newspaper and website. Castle House Restaurant and Bar & Bistro Visitors are spoilt for choice at Castle House with the award-winning Castle Restaurant overlooking the old Hereford Castle moat, and the more informal Bar and Bistro. It’s the best dining in Hereford! […]
Hop Pocket Shopping Village is a vast amazing and unique collection of independent shops. The Hop Pocket shopping village offers a welcome change to characterless out-of-town locations and an alternative to the High Street. Set on a large site at the base of Fromes Hill on the Herefordshire/Worcestershire border, it is a real year-round destination where you will always find a huge range of shops and great gifts. it is the perfect venue for meeting friends, a family day out or simply an indulgent day-trip, ample onsite parking makes this an easily accessible location for a full day out and a most enjoyable way to take home something different. First started as a small shop in 1988, the gift shop is now twenty times its original size. An ‘Aladdin’s Cave’ or ‘Little Harrods’ with a large range of items, from handmade crafts to gifts of all sizes and value. You can even buy your very own Hop Garland or have one delivered! The Food Hall stocks fine and wonderful things to eat and drink, with a focus on amazing local suppliers including free range eggs, meat, chocolate, fudge, crisps and ice cream complementing the local preserves, beer, cider, wines, […]
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.
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.
The Trumpet Inn is a 16th century black and white pub in Ledbury Perfectly situated for visiting the beautiful Herefordshire countryside The Trumpet Inn is perfect for visiting the beautiful Herefordshire countryside and with a large beer garden to enjoy. Close to popular tourist destinations such as Eastnor Castle, the market towns of Ledbury, Hereford, Ludlow, The Malvern Hills and much more. With its Oak beams The Trumpet Inn is a comfortable blend of old and new and offers a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere. Gaining a reputation for exceptionally well kept cask ales as well as fine home cooked food. All ingredients are sourced locally wherever possible, supporting local suppliers and maintaining a high level of quality at all times. So time next you are passing, pop in and enjoy a long cool pint and maybe some lunch. The Staff look forward to meeting you. See also Trumpet Inn Campsite.
Your Country department store – Oakchurch near Hereford. With over 90 local suppliers, Oakchurch Farm Shop at Staunton-on-Wye is a veritable culinary showcase for a true ‘Taste of Herefordshire’. The family owned and run business is proud to support fellow local farmers, growers and food and drinks producers. You’ll find an awesome food hall with butchery, deli and greengrocer, an amazing garden and plant centre, fashion, handbags, jewellery & watches, homeware, toys, gifts, a popular restaurant, homeware, cookshop and even cleaning materials. Oakchurch Farm Shop really does have everything you need all under one roof for a great day out. The Oakchurch farm supplies the butchery with their own melt-in-the-mouth award winning beef and a selection of soft fruit and vegetables and the cooks in the Oakchurch kitchens lovingly hand-make delicious ready-made meals, award winning pies, sausage rolls, scotch eggs, roulades, treacle tarts, yummy cakes and more. It’s no wonder the food hall at Oakchurch Farm Shop is fondly know by the locals as the ‘Harrods of Herefordshire.’ Of course, its the strawberries that Oakchurch Farm Shop is most famous for. That’s how it all started, and they’ve been growing them on the farm since 1970! Don’t forget to try […]
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