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The New Inn

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Ross Road | Forest of Dean, Coleford GL16 7NT, England
+44 1594 836857
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We fell over the New Inn whilst staying in the area. Whilst it is quite small, with plenty of locals in attendance, it never felt crowded. Everyone seemed friendly, from the customers to the landlady. Food was very good, with quite large portions, and was priced about right for what you get. Overall, a decent pub, friendly, clean and good... More 

Thank Kev W
Castle Donington, United Kingdom
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180 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We found this by chance on Friday as we were staying at the forestry commission log cabins nearby. Saw the sign near the entrance to the park and decided to explore. Very glad we did. Nice real ale and a log burner sold it to us, so we booked for Sunday lunch. (Friendly landlady told us we needed to book... More 

Thank Sleightym
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Booked here when staying at Forest holidays. Visited on our 4 year anniversary and food was good steaks are very good and well cooked. Lacks atmosphere and locals can be a bit off putting as they are loud and rude in their conversations but this is not something the staff can help. Food prices a bit high for pub food,... More 

Thank Holly W
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and my friend visited here for Sunday lunch . The service behind the bar was friendly and the waitresses were almost as friendly! The food came out quickly and was beautiful! The gravy was extremely tasty. Maybe adding cauliflower cheese to the veg variety would be a bonus as that's our faviroute so would have been even happier then.... More 

Thank Helen B
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked a table for 2pm for 8 adults and 2 children weeks in advance for the restaurant. When we arrived at 1.55pm we were told our table wasn't ready yet, we waited patiently and at 2.15pm a waitress started setting out a table in the bar area. We were told that because another party had arrived 30 minutes late,... More 

Thank Samantha F
Buntingford, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited here three times in our week's holiday, being the nearest pub to our accommodation but also enjoying the wholesome food, good beer and the fact that they allowed our dog in. The pub was clean and friendly. It was always busy, which is a good sign and best to ring and book a table. If we come back... More 

Thank John H
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at the restaurant and table was nicely set for 7 - waiters service was fantastic and very friendly - menu included three courses and prices to adapt to how many course- food was out this world and come boiling hot which is what I love- plenty to go around we were offered more roasties and gravy - highly... More 

Thank Karan T
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great boozer, perfect as a holiday base. The New Inn kept a great pint and the food looked like very good pub food. Will definitely re - visit.

Thank 1963est
Porthmadog, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

had lunch here with our dog. dog friendly very cosy nice atmosphere and lovely log fire. staff and owner very friendly. food very tasty. had burger and lasagne. very good portions. would definitely go back.

Thank SnifferDogBlue
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As regulars to the Forest Holiday cabins (five minutes walk up the road) we generally come here for a spot of lunch before check in. We love it! It's recommended you book just in case they're super busy but if you just happen to stumble into the pub, you should hopefully be accommodated :-) lovely blonde lady and little brunette... More 

Thank Lucy H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ross Road | Forest of Dean, Coleford GL16 7NT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Gloucestershire  >  Forest of Dean  >  Coleford
  • Phone Number: +44 1594 836857

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?