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The Pandy Inn

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££ - £££, British,
Dorstone, Dorstone HR3 6AN, England
+44 1981 550273
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Dorstone, Dorstone HR3 6AN, England
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Reviewed yesterday

On a recent holiday near to Hay-on-Wye my wife and I was fortunate enough to come across a gem of a Pub/Restaurant, called The Pandy at Dorstone. At the door was a message to say that four footed furry friends are more than welcome at...More

Thank DaisyD1302
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whether "Cozz the owner" and "Lisa and James and the team" are the same people I do not know, but the Pandy Inn in my experience has vastly improved recently. Cheerful locals back in the bar, food back to being good to eat and good...More

Thank 34,064
Cozz, Owner at The Pandy Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are one and the same. Shame you didn't mention the thatch in this review. You must have revised your memories from your historically extensive visits. You obviously ate this time whereas you made no mention of it in your previous 'review' and yet felt...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This pub is everything you would expect from a traditional structure dating back to the twelfth century in a traditional setting largely unspoilt by progress! The village is quiet and peaceful and the pub is open most of the time and serves excellent meals. They...More

Thank Blair P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here Sunday afternoon for a quick lunch. My partner and I shared the fish cakes and squid which was great. The squid was so tasty and the portion sizes were good. Only downside was the salad automatically came with sliced black olives which...More

Thank Harriet R
Cozz, Owner at The Pandy Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Harriet, Thank you for your kind words, I'm glad you enjoyed you food despite those pesky olives! I'm the same with coriander leaves; I dub them 'the devil's herb'! I ask whenever I go out if the chef has used coriander and don't order...More

Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Lovely atmosphere, a good selections of beers (a few more local ciders would be good) and a hearty menu catering for all tastes. Landlady was friendly and helpful. We had a great time and had two good meals during our stay. Thank youMore

1  Thank wainesworld1966
Cozz, Owner at The Pandy Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Wainesworld1966, Thank you for your review. I'm glad you enjoyed your meals during your stay in the village. It sounds as if you missed out on the ciders we stock in the fridge, as we have five different ciders from a local maker. I...More

Reviewed 26 March 2018

Ourselves and two friends enjoyed a lovely Friday evening meal at The Pandy Inn last week. Its the kind of place where the atmosphere jumps out to meet you as you enter the bar, and the staff are very approachable and prepared to swap banter...More

1  Thank RovingLens
Cozz, Owner at The Pandy Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear RovingLens, Thank you for your kind review. I'm so pleased you enjoyed your visit and our lovely old pub. I'm sorry it was too busy to fit you in the Saturday evening. If you come back to the area, please call and ask us...More

Reviewed 26 March 2018

We visited The Pandy Inn several times during our recent holiday in Dorstone (stayed at Hodsons House). Really good pub food, varied menu and good portions. We soon settled in and even felt like one of the locals when each time we visited we were...More

1  Thank floppsytart
Cozz, Owner at The Pandy Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Floppsytart (great name!), Thank you for your kind words. It's so good to hear you were made to feel at home during your recent holiday in the area. And how lucky to be snowed in our home away from home, that is Hodson's House!...More

Reviewed 4 March 2018

The Pandy Inn is a lovely old pub in Dorstone Village. The owners and staff are friendly and welcoming and they have a decent selection of ales and ciders. The food they do is excellent - massive portions and local produce at a decent price....More

1  Thank BigSis2112
Cozz, Owner at The Pandy Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Hiya CBA! Thank you for your kind review. I'm so pleased you had a good time when you visited the area and enjoyed your visits to the pub. I'm particularly pleased you enjoyed the quiz. The next one is on the 21st, so if it's...More

Reviewed 22 January 2018

Four of us booked a cottage nearby the owners told us of this Pub and glad they did the service the food the atmosphere was superb. Lisa (owner) made us all welcome from the moment we walked through the door. The food all home cooked...More

Thank Derekpm5
Cozz, Owner at The Pandy Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Dear Derekpm5, Thank you so much for your kind words. I'm pleased we were recommended and that we lived up to that recommendation! I'm particularly pleased you liked the wines as we personally put the wine list together with our rep from Tanner's Wines. Hopefully...More

Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Parked the car in the pub car park and went for a nice morning stroll returning for a late lunch. The pub was quite empty on a weekday in November. A lovely welcome followed by quick service for both beer and food. A very well...More

1  Thank Mark A
Cozz, Owner at The Pandy Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Dear Mark A, Thank you for your kind words. It's good to hear we were able to cater for yourself and your wife. You're particularly brave to go walking in November! We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Lisa and the team

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Questions & Answers
6 April 2017|
Response from Cozz | Property representative |
Dear Sal1607, Apologies for not getting back to you sooner but I have just received your questions. It would be best to contact us directly either by email or by phone. Kind regards, Lisa
7 August 2016|
Response from Cozz | Property representative |
Dear Margot, Dogs are welcome in the paved areas of the bar. Kind regards, Lisa
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$33
Drinks, Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dorstone, Dorstone HR3 6AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Herefordshire  >  Dorstone
  • Phone Number: +44 1981 550273
  • E-mail
The Pandy Inn is a 12th Century pub that serves traditional pub food. Our seasonal opening hours are available on our website. Please check there first to avoid disappointment. Food can be eaten wherever you want to sit. In good weather, our garden is a lovely spot to sit and enjoy a meal.
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