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the dog and muffler inn

Berry Hill | Joyford, Coleford, England
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (53 reviews)
“strawberries” (15 reviews)
“apple crumble” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Berry Hill | Joyford, Coleford, England
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Reviewed 9 December 2018

Not been here for many years, but both enjoyed our Sunday lunch, generous portions served on hot plates and a nice selection of vegetables. Good service from the bar and waiting staff. We will come again.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sundaytraveller1234
Reviewed 3 December 2018

Lovely Evening meal, liver and bacon and steak burger excellent, food was lovely, Hosts and staff were very good and friendly, felt really at ease in the warm and comfortable restaurant. you need to visit!!!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank June P
Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

Went for a spur of the moment meal for two when we arrived we were treated to an open fire and warm welcome we had booked a table in advance for two and we got a drink and were shown to our table. Shortly after...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Charles W
Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

When you travel almost 90 miles to take your favourite cousin out for Sunday lunch you want to make sure it’s going to be well worth the trip. Well let me tell you, it was two gallons of fuel well spent! Prompt, unobtrusive friendly service,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank daventrace
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed our lunch here today , a good selection with varying specials... a really good range of children’s meals on offer which is always welcome .. a warm welcome and good food . Worth a visit

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Snibbs
Reviewed 29 October 2018

The Dog and Muffler Inn, is a country pub set in spectacular surroundings, but a little off the beaten track. If you're on foot, there is a steep road which is alright when walking to the pub, but some exertion is required for the journey...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank HelenIwanczuk
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Great traditional pub/restaurant with a great atmosphere, cuisine, good beer, and lovely garden with views

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank DavidG13227
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Walked here from the forest holidays site in the forest just down the road. Such a fantastic place with wonderful character, food and staff. I would come on holiday here just to eat here again!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Chris L
Reviewed 12 October 2018

My wife and I have been going to this restaurant for special occasions for many years and it has never let us down. Brilliant food, good service and the portions are generous. The staff are always friendly and helpful with a smile and nothing is...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Mel P
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Definitely off the beaten track but worth the visit. Came here for lunch after a good walk round Symonds Yat. Lovely sat out in the beer garden with our dog who was made very welcome. Panini was very filling. Staff welcoming and friendly.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank lindahH4730TH
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12 September 2017|
Response from ereed79 | Reviewed this property |
Looks to have gone. Perhaps enquiry via their Facebook page?
2 December 2016|
Response from KatieManager | Property representative |
Chicken or Fish Goujons Lasagne Scampi Fish Cakes Bangers and Mash Curry Pasta with cheese or tomato sauce Sausage and Chips Ham, Egg and Chips Many Thanks
27 November 2016|
Response from KatieManager | Property representative |
Hello Yes we have a children's menu. Kind Regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Berry Hill | Joyford, Coleford, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Gloucestershire  >  Forest of Dean  >  Coleford
  • Phone Number: 01594-83-24-44
Near Coleford
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