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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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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 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for lunch with family. The staff were all very helpful and friendly as was the owner Chris, who was also a real character. Good choice of food on the lunch menu and everything we ordered was well cooked. Lovely little pub that also has...More

Thank Cytw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went on an evening in December. Choice of Christmas type food, was very yummy as always and the service was swift and friendly. Truly the best restaurant in Ross

Thank princessbewok
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous food. Welcoming host. You might well need to book ahead at the weekends because it can get rather busy. Closed Sunday evening and reopens Wednesdays.

Thank Dolphintessa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely pub restaurant. We were greeted upon arrival and promptly showed to our table. We had all three courses and everything we had was delicious and well presented. Very pleased that all the food came out hot as this is my partner's pet hate. Nice...More

Thank TraceyElms
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Chris and Dawn as always deliver a subtle but fantastic experience, awesome food, atmosphere and experience.

Thank nick b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mid week lunch with friends who found this place on tinterweb. We were recommended to book and advised to get in before a largish party which we did, thank you for that, very thoughtful. We were warmly welcomed by waiting staff and Mein host who...More

Thank Timbo3765
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

To celebrate my 70th birthday the whole family rented a cottage in Much Marcle and booked a Saturday evening meal for 8 of us at The Moody Cow The eldest in the group was 78 and the youngest was 9. It was a good choice....More

Thank linda2236
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

I made a reservation at this place in advance by email. And was given a warm reply fulfilling my request. We were initially greeted with a welcome and a joke by the staff. The room we were sat in was full of life, yet didn't...More

Thank connorHud
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

What can I say? Food was amazing, ambience was outstanding, staff were attentive and friendly. I really can’t express how impressed I was by the whole experience. The menu was extensive and I struggled to choose what I wanted, I want disappointed by the wasabi...More

Thank Robhussey1
Reviewed 9 December 2017

We booked a lunch time meal to celebrate my wife's birthday. It was our first visit to The Moody Cow having read the excellent reviews. The service was first class and the food well presented and really enjoyable. We will certainly return to The Moody...More

Thank Geoff B
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Questions & Answers
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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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