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The Rising Sun Inn

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Moseley Green | Forest of Dean GL15 4HN, Parkend, England
+44 1594 562008
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Reading, England
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visited Mon 17 April in the evening. It is a dog friendly pub, but if you go in with your dog, then you have to sit away from most people in the area with the pool table, TV etc. This isn't too bad, but not great if you want a quiet meal. The food was average. Two out of the... More 

Thank royalsandreds
Martin R, Owner at The Rising Sun Inn, responded to this review

Hi Thanks for your review We try to keep dogs away from the dining area. The dogs are allowed in the main Bar Snug and Pool Room. The Bar can get busy and then you do end up in the Pool room. It is a bit out of the way but we try our best. Pleased they replaced the pudding... More 

Gloucester, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here yesterday for sunday lunch with my boys, and felt that they deserve a good review. We ordered roast dinner and my son had his meal. The food was nice and reasonably priced. Good quality produce. The girls were really helpful too. Couldn't do enough to be honest. Very nice day and good food and drink. We will return... More 

Thank thetongies
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The perfect place for a Sunday Lunch. An idyllic location in the forest, a warm welcome and excellent food. Dog-walkers and cyclists met up to sit outside by the water for lunch together in the warm sunshine, it was just perfect.

Thank Sheeqah
Martin R, Owner at The Rising Sun Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Glad you enjoyed your visit We hope to see you again soon More 

Newbury, United Kingdom
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260 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for lunch after a long walk in the Forest. The views are outstanding unfortunately due to the weather we had to eat inside so couldn't really appreciate them properly. The pub is dog friendly and very welcoming. Excellent value for money and a good portion size.

Thank Why1
Chepstow, United Kingdom
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186 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Set in one of the most picturesque spots in the forest of Dean. The food was very good and the service prompt. A good selection of real ails complement it. Because of its reputation snd setting this can get very busy.

Thank colaradopam
Bristol, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Visited the rising sun for a family meal - great atmosphere. Catered for everyone, friendly staff, and great location. Parking available , garden looks great - so we will defiantly be coming back in the summer.

Thank tracylou_20031
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Lovely people, so warm and welcoming! Fantastic location - sitting outside in the summer near the pond is the best. Food is amazing, and the pub has such a great atmosphere. Love it here.

Thank Ali A
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Covered in mud, frozen to the marrow and weak from walking several miles, we gratefully staggered into The Rising Sun. The staff were really great; all smiles and friendliness and the service was reasonably quick. We were able to place our drinks orders via our waitress. We all had mugs of builders tea to thaw out and then wine, cider... More 

Thank Tiffin3
Lydney, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Spur of the moment meal out after seeing the advert for Pie night, called to confirm food was available, really helpful lady answered the phone, on arrival the chef knew we had called to ask and was very prompt in telling us the choices of pie, the specials and was really friendly, order taken quickly, food was delicious and we... More 

Thank Amanda M
Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Food was average, wine cost 6.95p. A glass which is expensive for a pub!!!! Been to other puns in the area and just as good at half the price. Will be drinking water if we go again.

1 Thank susan e
Martin R, Owner at The Rising Sun Inn, responded to this review

Hi We are all a bit confused We haven t got anything on the Bar that costs 6.95 let alone wine which we sell for about £3 less than you have suggested Perhaps you have reviewed the wrong Pub? Kind Regards More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$26
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Moseley Green | Forest of Dean GL15 4HN, Parkend, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Gloucestershire  >  Forest of Dean  >  Parkend
  • Phone Number: +44 1594 562008
Good pub food, in middle of forest. Very friendly service and lovely setting.

Open from midday and food is served throughout the day until 9.00Pm

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