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The Mill Race

Walford road, Walford, Ross-on-Wye HR9 5QS, England
+44 1989 562891
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Walford road, Walford, Ross-on-Wye HR9 5QS, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

After a long walk in Symonds Yat and beyond, stopped here for some food. Although busy, managed to accomondate us. Beer good, staff helpful and welcoming. Roast lamb was good and the risotto was tasty, but why put rocket on a risotto!!!? Also need sharper...More

Thank JulianCarter
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Delicious food made from locally sourced produce. Good decor and great views from the terrace. Service was friendly.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We've enjoyed eating at The Mill Race over the years and had high expectations. They pride themselves on serving locally sourced food. I chose a chargrilled chicken salad which was very good. The leg of lamb with rosti potatoes was also great. The side serving...More

Thank hmostlyharmless
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Arrived and informed that there was no fish or seafood being served, this was very disappointing and meant that the starter menu was extremely limited. The food was nice, but nothing outstanding that would reflect the prices, interior decor was also average. After hearing many...More

2  Thank Mrss_holiday
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Love this place we had really good service. The food was very good and best of all we were aloud to bring in are dog. Very happy will go back again

Thank suzette m
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

After hearing such good reviews, we went expecting a great meal and lovely evening in a nice restaurant. Unfortunately we were very unsatisfied - from the start it was a series of disappointments. The menu was curtailed due to them having no seafood or fish...More

3  Thank lizux2
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Arrived for a meal on a recommendation and was pleasantly surprised. Good clean modern restaurant with friendly staff. The food was excellent! They have a new chef who has been there for just over one month and his take on the menu and the quality...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Set in a small village, this traditional pub/restaurant offers above average pub food. Lovely atmosphere and attentive manager gave an overall pleasant experience. Not a huge menu but had traditional fish and chips vs Rosemary polenta and fennel. All prepared by the new chef.

Thank lorraine f
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Ravenous on evening of arriving in area for weekend stay. Saw this lovely pub on way to Ross so decided to stop and have evening meal. Was early (6.30) so quite empty, and offered a table right in corner by fire extinguisher. Table was sticky...More

4  Thank Csmx
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Booked for dinner. I had the best fish and chips ever. Normally wouldn't order fish and chips but ordered it as the people on the next table had it and it looked amazing. Thin, crispy batter, tasty homemade tartare, moreish chips. My meat platter starter...More

Thank Bluedaisy17
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Louise A
29 January 2017|
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Response from 747jap | Reviewed this property |
I booked for lunch ona Monday last October- the Mill Race had decided to close on Mondays for the Winter. Therefore I doubt at present that they will be open on Mondays - but would suggest that a call to the Restaurant would... More
Barbara T
7 August 2015|
Response from rich k |
Hello, yes we do have vegetarian dishes in the menu. Also most of our dishes can be adapted to suit vegetarian as we are cooking everything from fresh. Hope this helps. Regards, Ana Dumitrache General Manager
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$33
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 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
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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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