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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%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (26 reviews)
“pie” (20 reviews)
“fish and chips” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Ross Road | Shortstanding, Coleford GL16 7NT, England
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Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Well, arrived with three friends had a couple of beers and then decided to have a meal. We all chose a 8oz Sirloin steak, which was served with Mushrooms,Tomato and Onion rings , complete with chips. We were asked how we wanted our steaks. When...More

Thank Mo E
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Visited this pub on the last night of our holidays at the local forest holidays. We enjoyed that it was dog friendly and it has good baby changing facilities for our little one. However, you had to sit in the bar with the dog which...More

3  Thank Kate W
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Visited this pub for our first evening meal whilst staying locally on a short family break. Really nice looking pub and good food. However the service wasn’t particularly very good. Not at all attentive, very slow with the staff more concerned with laying up other...More

1  Thank sandraharris1
Reviewed 1 June 2018

We visited as we were staying at Bracelands campsite, the food was excellent and very big portions. The dogs were made to feel welcome with no restricted areas where we could sit. service was prompt and friendly.

Thank Shirley S
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Went for dinner with the family after setting up camp nearby, the service was incredibly slow and the staff kept forgetting things like when we had been asked/offered another pint or clearing the table and they only took two plates before getting distracted and stood...More

Thank Megan H
Reviewed 31 May 2018

I’d been in the Forest of Dean for the Bank Holiday weekend with my daughter and dogs. We’d already had a couple of bad experiences with pubs in this area (poor service, over priced etc etc) and I was keeping my fingers crossed that we...More

Thank MammyDoyle
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Went here whilst staying at the nearby Bracelands Campsite. Its about a 1 mile walk from there, but is worth it if looking for tasty local, pub food. The restaurant is not huge so would be worth booking a table. There are some local ales...More

Thank 1750nick
Reviewed 12 April 2018

We stopped in for a meal while down there on holiday. It said it had a children’s play area so having three children’s with us we pulled in. The welcome my son-in-law got when he checked that they where open wasn’t great but we went...More

Thank durangoblue
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

The New Inn is one of our favourites for meeting up for a weekday drink with friends but this Saturday we called in at lunchtime. The range of freshly made sandwiches is impressive; we chose Brie and bacon for me and prawns in Marie Rose...More

Thank Carole S
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

We popped in before our walk. The welcome was warm, the coffee good. Would consider returning for lunch sometime

Thank ian j
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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, Brunch, 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
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, 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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