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The Rising Sun Inn

Moseley Green | Forest of Dean GL15 4HN, Lydney, England
+44 1594 562008
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“beef” (11 reviews)
“pudding” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
Moseley Green | Forest of Dean GL15 4HN, Lydney, England
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1 - 10 of 187 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Today we came across this pub so decided to have lunch. We were made welcome and ordered food. Our main meals were really tasty and well presented. For our desserts I chose Eton Mess. Where was the meringue? I found two incy wincy bits in...More

Thank trudyyo20
Martin R, Owner at The Rising Sun Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We are so sorry. Willow is our new and very young Pub Dog. We are trying to deal with this I have warned her that if this continues I will 'bar' her from the Pub. Regards Martin and Nikki

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a friendly place but too many dogs loose around the inside for a Saturday night, Food was ok but plates were cold and the burger was a little dry also fresh orange (which one of us is allergic to)was placed on the salad...More

Thank Vicki B
Martin R, Owner at The Rising Sun Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review You are right there were to many dogs not on leads. We are dealing with this I note the comments on the food and I will speak with the Chef It was exceptionally busy that day. Our apologies that your visit...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited here on Saturday 30th March, for a family get together. The staff are more than friendly and very helpful. We were quite a large group and expected a little wait for our food, but it was certainly worth the wait...the size of the...More

Thank Patrick H
Martin R, Owner at The Rising Sun Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Really pleased you enjoyed your visit. I do recall your group being in the Pub. We are so lucky with our Staff. Great people and we owe so much to them We look forward to seeing you again Regards Martin and Nikki

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food and good portions! Lots of choice on the menu would highly recommend a try, and will definitely be returning for the Sunday lunch! 😋 great atmosphere in the bar and restaurant, situated in the middle of the woods with lovely gardens can't wait...More

Thank Amiharris
Martin R, Owner at The Rising Sun Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your review Really pleased you enjoyed yourselves. We look forward to seeing you soon Martin and Nikki

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first visit of 2018 to this lovely pub. Nothing has changed (which is good!). Always a great welcome, good beer, great food and excellent value for money. The people owning/running this pub know how to do it,,, Simply brilliant! Some 6-7 miles from home,...More

Thank Ash B
Martin R, Owner at The Rising Sun Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review Lovely feedback. We do try our best. We don't always get it right Everyday a 'school day'. Regards Martin and Nikki

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visited whilst holidaying in the Forest of Dean. The pub is dog friendly and has a lovely garden with great views. My husband had the foot long hotdog, which it definitely was!!! One of the only times he has ever been beaten by food. Definitely...More

Thank Why1
Martin R, Owner at The Rising Sun Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review .The foot long is a challenge for the hungriest of visitors. Glad you enjoyed your visit Martin and Nikki

Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

This place is our favourite pub in the Forest of Dean. They even offer a free 4x4 rescue service if you can’t quite make it there...!!!

Thank Paul H
Martin R, Owner at The Rising Sun Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

That has been talked about in the Pub a lot.... You are very welcome. Good to see you and thanks for the review

Reviewed 1 March 2018

This was a surprise treat from my children for my 70th birthday. They had reserved tables for my wife and I and rest of the family and decorated with banner & balloons. They had pre ordered the meals which arrived after about 15 mins. Staff...More

Thank David R
Martin R, Owner at The Rising Sun Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Thanks for your review I m glad you enjoyed your day. I take on board your comments on the lack of choice of gluten free puddings I have this morning raised this with our Head Chef and we will improve

Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

My sister visit was no so pleasant due to our lunch here, we were obviously forgotten about as it was busy and when the food arrived 40min from ordering the fish was very wet, undercooked from frozen, very disappointed as have been here before but...More

3  Thank darthvaderr2013
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Called up on our way home after a walk around Lydney harbour, as most places were shut or not serving food. Told always serve food til 9pm. Good timing, just in the lull after Sunday lunch before early tea. Barmaid explained she just needed a...More

Thank Intergraleevo
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nigelingreg
16 November 2016|
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Response from Peter S | Reviewed this property |
Just good old pub grub give them a ring very easy to speak to nice people
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nigelingreg
16 November 2016|
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Response from Martin R | Property representative |
I m sorry to say we haven t at present. It's on a long list of things to do Full range of sandwiches, soup, fish and chips, ham egg and chips, gammon and chips etc All fresh and not a frozen chip in sight
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$29
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Moseley Green | Forest of Dean GL15 4HN, Lydney, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Gloucestershire  >  Forest of Dean  >  Lydney  >  Parkend
  • Phone Number: +44 1594 562008
Description
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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