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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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LOCATION
Forest of Dean | Gloucestershire, Lydney GL15 4PE, England
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141 - 150 of 479 reviews

Reviewed 7 January 2016

The food here is always great and so's the service! Live music most weekends and an annual music festival! What's not to like. It has a local pub feel, but with top end food - thoroughly recommend. Visited recently with three girlfriends and we all...More

Thank ForestAngel0509
Reviewed 1 January 2016

Lovely meal New Year's Day for 11 adults and 2 young children, not to mention 2 dogs allowed in as well. We were well looked after, service good and food excellent. Staff very friendly.

Thank LHCAP
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

Popped in here on New Years Eve to see what they had on and really glad we did! Beautiful food, good wine and not too expensive. Live music was fab and it was a lovely atmosphere. Service at the bar was quick even though they...More

Thank megan_f321
Mariominers, Owner at The Miners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2016

You are right they were very naughty to make you feel uncomfortable and it is a credit to you that you still left us such a positive review. Only excuse is we were busy short staffed and stressed. Happy new year and thank you again....More

Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

Been back again 3 times in the last 4 weeks, again with different groups of friends/family. As always, wonderful food and friendly service. So glad we have such a great place we can rely on.

1  Thank Claire R
Mariominers, Owner at The Miners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2015

Thank you!

Reviewed 19 December 2015

Lovely friendly Pub/restaurant. Couldn't get to eat in cardiff so did a quick internet search for places to eat near Lydney whilst on the train and The Miners Arms was available. Superb food and service and an amazing group playing that night 'Del Cats'. Very...More

2  Thank Nina K
Mariominers, Owner at The Miners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2015

Glad we made you happy .... twice! see you soon!

Reviewed 18 December 2015

We enjoyed an excellent Christmas lunch where the food was tasty and well presented. I was particularly impressed in how well they dealt with my vegetarian, dairy free and low-gluten requirements (nut roast). I had warned them before-hand of my requirements, which is only fair...More

1  Thank merx27
Mariominers, Owner at The Miners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2015

Thank you for saying nice things! Glad we could look after you!

Reviewed 2 December 2015 via mobile

Lovely Sunday roast, nicely presented good size portions good value for money. we'll definitely be going again.

1  Thank Amber O
Mariominers, Owner at The Miners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2015

Thank you for taking time to say nice things!

Reviewed 18 November 2015

We visited here with our three dogs looking for a nice dinner, we were not disappointed. The decor and atmosphere is warm and welcoming as are the staff. The food was served quickly, it is well presented and delicious.

1  Thank Michelle H
Mariominers, Owner at The Miners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2015

Thank you for your comments. Send our regards to the dogs!

Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

Excellent food in front of a nice warm open fire. The seating arrangements were beautifully lead out and the hospitality was great. Thank you for a pleasant evening.

1  Thank Jonathan P
Mariominers, Owner at The Miners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2015
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Our pleasure!

Reviewed 15 October 2015

We've just come away from this restaurant having had a good meal. This is our first visit to Whitecroft and staying a short distance away decided to support the local pub/restaurant. It was a quiet evening so the staff, particularly Mike was pleasant and engaged...More

1  Thank Martin C
Mariominers, Owner at The Miners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2015

Thank you for taking the trouble to leave a nice review. see you soon!

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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$27
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, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
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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