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The New Inn

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Ross Road | Shortstanding, Coleford GL16 7NT, England
+44 1594 836857
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“pie” (20 reviews)
“pate” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Ross Road | Shortstanding, Coleford GL16 7NT, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice traditional pub meal, went for three courses and left feeling pleasantly full. The starter was nice, I went for olives, bread and dipping oil. The olives were lovely but the bread was pretty standard, could have done with being a nice fresh crusty bread...More

Thank Emily_21365
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a weekend in the Forest of Dean, went to the New Inn for Sunday Lunch, thought £12.50 was a bit steep at first but it was worth it, big Yorkshire Pud, properly roasted potatoes, delicious meat, (we had turkey and chicken), excellent al dente...More

Thank J B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying up the road at Bracelands camp site for an impromptu stag do as our original trip to Barcelona got cancelled at short notice, as a problem with the airline. We struggled to book a restaurant in Symonds yat so went for an...More

Thank draddy2016
Reviewed 11 October 2018

Visited this evening with wife and two friends. Lovely food, Locals really friendly. Only problem was access as my wife is wheelchair bound - entry ramp is too steep. Nothing that a barrow of concrete wouldn't put right. Locals helped us in and out -...More

Thank DeanForester45
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Staying at the nearby cabins we found this pub and it was our evening stop for the week. Friendly staff and dog friendly as we had 3 Jack Russell s with us. Food was exceptional.

Thank Sharon R
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Bit of a wait, but we’ll worth it! The pub was packed which is always a good sign. Log fire, smiling staff and lovely food

Thank Annette H
Reviewed 1 October 2018

This is a very busy and probably poppular pub. We arraived when it was after 1.30 on a Sunday and took ages to get some attention - mostly seemed to be people drinking and loud Tvs 2 screens no less. Not esepcially outstanding inside and...More

Thank lorneslady
Reviewed 30 September 2018

We were staying at Forest Holidays and the New Inn was only a 10min walk cutting across the common. We decided to try here after reading reviews. We were not disappointed. The food was delicious and well priced. The staff were really friendly and service...More

Thank zandc
Reviewed 26 September 2018

The New Inn is a lovely village pub and restaurant serving hearty food and great cider. Staff accommodated us at short notice on a busy night, and service was good. Well worth a visit. Graham and Catriona

Thank Graham W
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Group of 9 of us walked to pub from Forest Holidays on Saturday Lunchtime 22.09.18 as we got to crossroads we saw New Inn, Shortstanding serve food till 3 we all thought great! We got to the pub about 2:50 knowing they served till 3....More

Thank chloejones1982
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18 June 2016|
Response from Lynne W | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. But ring them and ask. They are very friendly and helpful.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ross Road | Shortstanding, Coleford GL16 7NT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Gloucestershire  >  Forest of Dean  >  Coleford
  • Phone Number: +44 1594 836857
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