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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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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Ross Road | Shortstanding, Coleford GL16 7NT, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Eaten here twice this week, very welcoming, great food, drink and just a short walk from forest holidays cabin we stayed in. Good value, would definitely go back

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Called in here on our way home from the log cabins we stayed in close to there and wish we'd not bothered. Waited an hour for our food The Sunday roast was shocking ALL veg was not cooked still hard The qty of meat given...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ConradLee
FODIngles, Manager at The New Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

I sincerely apologise for your disappointment, Sunday’s are extremely busy we’ve always advised booking in advance thanks you for brining this to our attention, we can now use this mooving forward with our staff. As the owner this a personal apology for your disappointment and...More

Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

Attended the pub for an evening meal. The pub offered a warm welcome with a service with a smile The meal was a good size and cooked to meet our requirements. If I am in the area again woukd happily return for another meal.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 12 November 2018

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

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Emily_21365
Reviewed 12 November 2018 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

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank J B
Reviewed 30 October 2018

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

Date of visit: July 2018
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

Date of visit: October 2018
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.

Date of visit: October 2018
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

Date of visit: October 2018
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

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank lorneslady
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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, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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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