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The Moody Cow

$$ - $$$, British,
Upton Bishop, Upton Bishop, Ross-on-Wye HR9 7TT, England
+44 1989 780470
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Opens in 22 min
All hours
Bar, British, Contemporary, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Upton Bishop, Upton Bishop, Ross-on-Wye HR9 7TT, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were 2 friends meeting after 30 years and chose the Moody Cow initially because it was in the middle of our 2 locations. Easy to find for us as no more than 5 minutes from the M50 and plenty of parking. The owners want...More

Thank AnnieM452
Reviewed 5 days ago

We came here for my partners Birthday meal, having been once before and had an absolutely amazing meal! We both had 3 courses and all 3 were fantastic. My partner isn't a huge fan of chicken parfait but tried mine and loved it! I had...More

Thank lucyj29
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

So, we’ve just moved into the area, and having tried several local pubs and restaurants, we decided to give The Moody Cow a try with Sunday Lunch. The advice was to book in advance which we did a good few days before. Our booking was...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went in January for a birthday treat and a treat it was. We have been once before and were very impressed, but the most recent time exceeded the first. My partner’s favourite starter is chicken liver parfait, which I can take or leave, but will...More

Thank mikeyh14
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just got back half hour ago from having dinner at The Moody cow. The service was so friendly, warm and welcoming. Even asked if I was warm enough where I was sat, and if I wasn't it was no issue to move table. Spacious tables...More

Thank vsimpson2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s local to us, but it can be hard to drop in without booking, as it’s appeared numerous times in the guardian ratings, and elsewhere, and Tom , the jovial proprietor has wisely turned down a Michelin star rating to keep a level playing field...More

Thank camera2go
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First visit - you need to book for Sunday lunch, so we waited a week after my husbands birthday to go - well worth it! Child portions were a bit small for hungry 8 year old but with a Yorkshire pudding added it was just...More

Thank Susan G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Could not fault The Moody Cow. Beautiful pub, warm welcome from the excellent staff and the food was sublime. A real find.

Thank tonystearn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent in everyway, delicious food, attentive staff stunning surroundings everything you need for a great dinning experience

Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place. Lovely, homemade, well-cooked food, charming staff and very pleasant ambiance. Hearty portions were just a shade too hearty and acoustics were a little fierce, (a frisky coffee machine), so those are the only reasons why I haven’t awarded an “excellent”. It’s still a...More

Thank tessie1
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Ray T
1 October 2017|
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Response from chrisA4888WS | Property representative |
Hello Ray, thank you so much for your kind remarks. We all look forward to welcoming you, your friends and family. Kindest regards, Chris
James S
29 April 2017|
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Response from niki m | Reviewed this property |
We were one of the last tables and it was about 8.30 pm. if that's any help.
23 August 2016|
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Response from Chris B | Property representative |
We welcome dogs in the bar, and of course outside if the weather is fine, we have fresh water and treats too, but do let us know if you are coming so that we can reserve a suitable table for you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$39
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Upton Bishop, Upton Bishop, Ross-on-Wye HR9 7TT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Herefordshire  >  Ross-on-Wye  >  Upton Bishop
  • Phone Number: +44 1989 780470
  • E-mail
Country Pub and Dining specialising in authentic, home made food using local, fresh produce as much as possible. Located in a delightful village setting just mintutes from junction 4 of the M50. Children, dogs and muddy boots are welcome as long as they are accompanied by well behaved adults!
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