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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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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • 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 5 October 2013

Ate here while staying in log cabins nearby. Easy walk up to pub but take a torch. Lovely friendly atmosphere. Good size portions. Range of ales. Quiz on Thursday nights is good fun for locals and visitors. Super lof fire on cold nights

Date of visit: October 2013
Thank traceyg855
Reviewed 29 August 2013

A group of ramblers, known affectionately as The Grumpy Old Men of Newnham on Severn Gloucestershire,(they do have a token woman and are grateful to have female chauffeurs to take them home, meet on Wednesdays to walk in the Forest of Dean. The highlight of...More

Date of visit: August 2013
Thank 188AnnK
Reviewed 29 August 2013

Had a great time but watch the meals portions are HUGE! Very welcoming place for a pint.Place to visit after a long walk/cycle to fill up.

Date of visit: August 2013
Thank Paul S
Reviewed 24 August 2013

Have eaten here on many occasions with the family whilst camping nearby and with work colleagues when working at the nearby quarry. Always friendly and welcoming excellent food, great place to eat if your camping.

Date of visit: June 2013
Thank John M
Reviewed 18 August 2013

Visited whilst staying at Christchurch camp site - easy walk from there, although definitely take a torch if walking at night as lacks footpaths en-route. Cosy pub, but drinks are not cheap. Choice of beers. Didnt eat here as had food to cook back at...More

Date of visit: August 2013
1  Thank F B
Reviewed 18 August 2013

We have eaten here on several occasions during camping trips to the area. We found the pub to be very pleasant, clean and welcoming. They have a good selection of decent ale and a good pub food menu. The prices are fair and the portions...More

Date of visit: July 2013
1  Thank TheEnglishAbroad
Reviewed 18 August 2013

Went to a event here were many locals attended. After it turned 10 we were told it was last orders which was rediculous as the pub was full , so we got a round in. After we brought a round we were ask to be...More

Date of visit: August 2013
3  Thank Shelley D
Reviewed 17 August 2013

This is one of the only pubs in the area serving food on a monday night. Standard pub menu, well cooked, large portions, pleasant pub.

Date of visit: August 2013
Thank jenniejaffe
Reviewed 16 August 2013

Eat here 3 times during a 2 week stay at the nearby forest lodges, good beer, nice atmosphere if you engage with the locals. The food was great, while being your usual pub grub style the portions were huge, well cooked and good value for...More

Date of visit: July 2013
1  Thank Geoff W
Reviewed 12 August 2013

we stopped here for a drink in the nice garden while on holiday, we did not eat. The place was quiet but there was a crowd of locals around the bar, with no sign of any bar staff. Having waited a while a drunken man...More

Date of visit: August 2013
3  Thank PaulM391
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, 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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