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The Miners Arms

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££ - £££, British,
Forest of Dean | Gloucestershire, Lydney GL15 4PE, England
+44 1594 562483
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good13%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (32 reviews)
“chicken” (19 reviews)
“ribs” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Grill, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
Forest of Dean | Gloucestershire, Lydney GL15 4PE, England
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1 - 10 of 480 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Currently sat in the restaurant writing this. We turned up at the bar and after what felt like forever had to go and search for a member of staff to serve us. Mike came to the bar and we asked if he had a table...More

Thank Tinkerbell_202
Mariominers, Owner at The Miners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear reader. I have already responded to this review on other platforms but due to the level of anger towards my team, I will for your benefit, in point form repeat how we handled this angry customer. 1. The restaurant was fully booked - you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really good food and the service - brilliant, staff looked like they were enjoying themselves, they looked comfortable. Very well cared for pub and I would love to go back.....Please can you take over the pub above (the royal oak) as well, and make it...More

Thank Adrian M
Mariominers, Owner at The Miners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you. I have a lovely team, lots of laughter and yes we are relaxed. Life is too short for bad attitudes. We do our best, thanks again Adrian. Mario

Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

The miners arms is my local pub. The food is lovely and the staff are very helpful. Pub has nice atmosphere. We also had daughters christening party here and they did a fab job. Would recommend!

Thank abbpurr
Mariominers, Owner at The Miners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

What a splendid day it was too. We were full of happiness for you and your family. Lovely people x Mario

Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Not much to say really. Customer service leaves a lot to be desired and the food tasted like it had been reheated from months ago. I'm sorry to say I won't be returning until drastic changes are made.

Thank EdDavies72
Mariominers, Owner at The Miners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your kind words and constructive feedback. Apologies for the short response but I am busy preparing Christmas dinner, as you know I like to cook meals well in advance.

Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

We visited the miners arms with our 2 young children, having stopped off from the steam railway. The food was very poor. The chips were soggy and my halloumi & “pulled pork” ciabatta was actually bacon. The only bright side to our meal were the...More

Thank Zaster
Mariominers, Owner at The Miners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

We have never sold Halloumi and 'pulled pork" ever. Not even 20 years ago. Glad the ice cream toys hit the spot!

Reviewed 26 February 2018

now our 4th visit to the "cottage" next to miners arms. set in a stunning location , with some beautiful untouched views from the upstairs balcony in middle of forest of dean . whist a self catering venue , you want for nothing ....its all...More

Thank neilrbarber
Mariominers, Owner at The Miners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Only 3 stars? Mario sad now! It was lovely to have you stay. We hope you are well!

Reviewed 26 February 2018

Thank you for a great meal at the Miner's last Saturday. It was perfect for all 20+ of us and I really appreciated a) the choice of food in our own 3 course meal menu and b) your flexibility in accommodating those who couldn't stick...More

2  Thank jomackenzie632
Mariominers, Owner at The Miners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

Thank you! It was a hectic day with lots going on! See you soon. Regards Mario

Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

You won’t get a meal here, but they do a wicked scotch egg. This is a real gem of a country inn. It’s very well supported by the locals, because the beers good and the locals are friendly. The sort of place that makes you...More

Thank Paul D
Mariominers, Owner at The Miners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We feel the love! Thank you kind traveller, fair winds! Mario

Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

What a great day we had. Thought was given to my Grandmother who i mentioned to Mike on booking that is not great on her feet. A table was arranged close to the entrance and facilities. Great start! Sunday lunch was delicious- good quality and...More

1  Thank Louise T
Mariominers, Owner at The Miners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you Lou!

Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

As we came in to pub the friendly Barman served us drinks and greeted us by name on the booking which I thought was a nice personal touch, we got showed to our table and was told the specials by the chap which is always...More

Thank christiangrant66
Mariominers, Owner at The Miners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Kind words shared with the team. Thank you! mario

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Kenneth L
5 April 2017|
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Response from Mariominers | Property representative |
Sorry just seen this. My bad, too late I know but for the record open 7 days from noon for lunch.
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Kenneth L
5 April 2017|
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Response from Mariominers | Property representative |
Lunch from midday until 2.30 later if busy. Apologies for late reply message went to our junk folder! Best to call 01594 562 483 regards Mario
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amybequestrian
23 June 2016|
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Response from Mariominers | Property representative |
Let us know and we will have you covered! Currently on menu is sweet potato and coconut curry (Vegan) and by request for a party we have added to their menu mixed bean cassoulet (Vegan). Call and let us know your needs... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Television, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:50 - 01:00
Monday
11:50 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:50 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:50 - 01:00
Thursday
11:50 - 01:00
Friday
11:50 - 01:00
Saturday
11:50 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Forest of Dean | Gloucestershire, Lydney GL15 4PE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Gloucestershire  >  Forest of Dean  >  Lydney  >  Whitecroft
  • Phone Number: +44 1594 562483
  • E-mail
Description
The Miners Arms is a family run, award winning Freehouse Pub & Restaurant. It has a stunning 4 star Holiday Cottage with wifi, forest views and a hot-tub. The Miners is a popular, locally supported pub as well as being a destination venue for diners and live music lovers. It is host to Jazz and other music nights. A friendly place with log fires set at the gateway to the forest of dean. Owners Mario & Karen welcome walkers, dog owners, children, drinkers, diners and musicians! Good freshly made local produce cooked with love. All served in a clean and welcoming environment. Call to make your reservation, book your party or even to have a game of traditional skittles! The Miners is open 7 days a week from midday every day of the year. Lunch and dinner is served daily and booking is always advised!
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