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The Mill Race

Certificate of Excellence
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
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Walford Road | Walford road, Walford, Ross-on-Wye HR9 5QS, England
+44 1989 562891
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 20:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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Greater London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in (based on a recommendation from a lovely local B&B - Croft Cottage Holidays) and was not disappointed! An absolutely superb Sunday Lunch using locally sourced ingredients washed down by some local ales. Although the restaurant was really busy, they still managed to squeeze us in and the service was excellent. Would thoroughly recommend!

Thank ThomasMarshall1970
Ruardean, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Food was ok but service was not good at all despite not being massively busy. They asked if we wanted drinks but hadn't bought us the drinks list, said they would come back to take drinks order but didn't after dropping list off. Ordered bread & olives to arrive pre starters. Next starters arrive & we haven't had bread &... More 

1 Thank justinebold
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

We went to the Mill Race for a special celebration. Food was not good, one starter was described as with 'quail's egg' and came with only half a quails egg! What happened to the other half we wondered, how cheap is that! The steaks which were bigged up on the menu were incredibly tough. A mixed fish grill was ordered... More 

1 Thank Sian N
Ludlow, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

A cut above the average village pub. We had Sunday lunch which was great quality. An interesting mix of dishes and the rare sirloin of beef I had of my main course was exceptional. A good selection of beer with friendly staff and great service. Definitely worth the visit!

1 Thank billandbex
Brighton, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

This was a great birthday lunch! A contemporary gastro pub with a relaxed atmosphere,ambient surroundings ( in winter a double facing log burner) , friendly efficient service,and excellent locally sourced food.There was a comprehensive menu (including vegetarian),ranging from a light lunch ( bar type food) to a 3 course meal. Easy parking and pristine toilets! I was very impressed by... More 

1 Thank Jennie C
Newport, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

I really like this place. The welcome and food was very good but the service was a bit slow. I think they were short staffed which is not good on a Sunday lunchtime with only two staff looking after both diners and the bar. Still we were not in a rush but a bit more warmth would also have been... More 

Thank David S
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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

We popped in here late one evening after a busy day out walking, the food was amazing. We especially enjoyed the home made soup and steak burgers. The pub was very bust the entire time were there with many people eating which is always a good sign. Would definitely visit again next time we are in the area.

Thank TryUKHols
Surrey, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

On arrival the outside looked inviting with the exterior of a country pub and as we stepped inside we were not let down. There was a log burning fire on the go and a nice buzz in the room. It is more of a foodie pub although there is a bar and seats just for drinking away from the restaurant... More 

Thank Nick_Z545
Buckingham, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

First visit, group of 7 at lunch. Really great menu choice and we had a range of dishes, all looked great and most were well received. I had the "Fish Mixed Grill", a selection of fish which looked amazing. Spoilt for me though with such a heavy/strong "drizzle", shame as it masked the flavour of the fish. Very good value... More 

1 Thank r b
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

This place was great. Such a warm welcome by management and nothing was too much trouble for them. Food was excellent, menu varied and could not ask for better quality in content and presentation. Fantastic value, well worth a visit.

Thank BusinessTraveller496

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 31
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Walford Road | Walford road, Walford, Ross-on-Wye HR9 5QS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Herefordshire  >  Ross-on-Wye  >  Walford
  • Phone Number: +44 1989 562891
A relaxed, informal village pub set in the Wye Valley just 3 miles from Ross-on-Wye and 6 miles from Monmouth. Owned and managed by people who are passionate about the freshest of produce and food, wine and fine ales - nearly all of our produce is sourced from within 30 miles of Walford, some even comes from our very own farm! Being positioned on the borders of Herefordshire, Gloucestershire and Monmouthshire we are surrounded by wonderful producers. Our regularly changing menus ensure we make the most of local produce with our focus on simple food cooked well.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?