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Cinderhill | Forest House, Coleford GL16 8HQ, England
+44 1594 832424
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (5 reviews)
“pork” (8 reviews)
“tiger prawns” (4 reviews)
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Seafood, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Cinderhill | Forest House, Coleford GL16 8HQ, England
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

The food at Andersens is imaginative, fresh, tasty and immaculately cooked. I have eaten here several times and never been disappointed. The menu favours fish dishes but there are plenty of choices for dedicated carnivores. Front of house staff are attentive and efficient without being...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank snugglepug
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Family meal to celebrate birthday. Attended with partner and 2 children. Extremely welcoming and friendly staff. Excellent quality food and plenty of it. Children's meals were good value. Good selection on menu. Crackly pork is recommended. Will definitely go again.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mark B
Reviewed 16 September 2018

As we were staying in the hotel, we ate at the restaurant in the evening. So glad we did. The three of us had one of the best fish meals we have ever eaten. Everything was excellent - we were very impressed indeed.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank kathanddon
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

My wife and I were staying in the area and decided reasonably last minute to find a nice restaurant for dinner. I found Andersens on TA and am very thankful for that. We viewed the menu online from the Forest House (Andersens' guest house) website....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Tom J
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We made a last minute reservation, and so glad we did as we had a lovely meal at Andersens Restaurant in Coleford. We had a range of starters (scallops with black pudding, tiger prawns with chorizo and deep fried brie) all of which were very...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank RealHoltyboy
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Recommended! Plenty of choice for vegetarians too. I am definitely looking forward to my next visit. Excellent food, friendly welcome and good service. Glad that Coleford has one high-quality restaurant!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Lily W
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Small intimate bar with warm welcome from Barbara - the hostess - and her staff, which sets the tone. Followed by an excellent menu with a great choice of fresh fish dishes and specials of the day. Always a lovely atmosphere of welcome and occasion...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank FYI_Guys
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Awful-food felt like it was reheated frozen food Owner complained about how much she disliked the area and business was up for sale Dreadful evening

Date of visit: August 2018
3  Thank traceycraig2018
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Freshly cooked food from a varied menu including many fish options. Large portions and a good wine list

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank peterKleen
Reviewed 17 May 2018

A wonderful meal, atmosphere and staff. Would certainly recommend this and can guarantee that the next time we visit our friends again in Coleford we will be back to this restaurant again. The entrance room/bar is quite small but if you can arrive at the...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Paul L
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Questions & Answers
Tina W
10 June 2018|
Response from Helebillys B | Property representative |
Hi Tina, We do have an outside area but we do not serve food on It. It is only suitable for pre dinner drinks and smokers.
6 February 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Helebillys B | Property representative |
Hi Libby We have booked you in for 8pm on Saturday 3rd. Hope this is ok for you. Simon and Barbara Andersen
Jeane E
24 February 2017|
Response from Donna M | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do. The food is amazing. There is a menu on their website.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$31
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
08:00 - 10:00
07:30 - 09:30
07:30 - 09:30
18:00 - 21:00
07:30 - 09:30
18:00 - 21:00
07:30 - 09:30
18:00 - 21:00
07:30 - 09:30
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 10:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cinderhill | Forest House, Coleford GL16 8HQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Gloucestershire  >  Forest of Dean  >  Coleford
  • Phone Number: +44 1594 832424
  • E-mail
Andersens Restaurant is the dining experience of Forest House which is also open to non residents. It offers homemade food including fresh steaks, meat dishes and seafood. All food is cooked to order and served in a relaxed and informal atmosphere by professional members of our team. Owners Barbara and Simon Andersen pride themselves on quality food and service, and great values for money.
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