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The Woodman

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££ - £££, British,
Folly Road, Lydney GL15 4JF, England
+44 1594 563273
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (13 reviews)
“mixed grill” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Folly Road, Lydney GL15 4JF, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a family meal on Saturday night and had a fantastic meal then stayed for a beer afterwards and listen to the band playing , what a great atmosphere, staff very friendly and the locals also made our gang so welcome. Pubs like the...More

1  Thank legin200
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I must confess to being a bit disenchanted with pub food of late as so much of it doesn’t seem to be up to scratch. The exception to this, is The Woodman. I came here with two friends and we were all thoroughly impressed with...More

1  Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yet another fantastic meal at the woodman. Portions are large well cooked and tasty .Staff are helpful and friendly

1  Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Popped in here for a quick bite to eat and ordered sandwiches /baguettes. Wow they came back portions huge. I had the prawn sandwich on granary it was lovely. Kids meals were also a good size. Very nice outdoor seating area if weather petmitting.

Thank fozzy1997
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Arrived around 9pm (having pre-booked) and were very courteously received and shown to our table. The menu was extensive and should really have come back each night for a week to do it justice! but unfortunately online Parked for one night. The service was just...More

Thank Bernard6624
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Initially called in for lunch and then went back a few days later in larger group for evening meals. Burgers well received and very tasty. Mixed grill has a lot in it and was very good. Various ciders tried and all very good. Definitely worth...More

Thank Alan R
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Got to be honest Pub was very busy but we had excellent service. Food was very hot and served very fast. Rally enjoyed ourselves. Staff where wonderful

Thank wendysid
Reviewed 13 August 2017

I have reviewed this under The Woodmans Inn entry already but I think this is the more accurate entry. Excellent service, I eat here about once a month during a hike that takes me towards Parkend. Always good pub food. Dog friendly which is very...More

Thank EarElf
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

A lovely friendly pub, good service, fab food & a great menu. Five stars from me. I highly recommend you start with the tasty garlic mushroom served up with a crunchy salad & side bread, followed by the chicken, bacon, mushroom & pasta enriched with...More

Thank suzanne r
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Glad we booked a table because this is a popular and busy eatery. You can see why! The food is delicious, the menu varied and the staff rush around trying to keep up with demand. Children's menu is a bit limited but my 10 year...More

Thank Rita B
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Questions & Answers
Helen S
14 May 2017|
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Response from Denaallen | Reviewed this property |
I don't know but the menu is extensive and the staff are very helpful.
22 February 2016|
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Response from Dib_8_Sue | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I think that Sunday Lunch is £9.95 but, if you call them on 01594 563273 they will be able to confirm.
karl h
21 April 2015|
Response from 4ner | Reviewed this property |
Hi Karl Sorry I did not reply to your message straight away, I have been to the woodman a few times and I have seen dogs with their owners in the pub, not in the restaurant part but in the bar area where you can still eat... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Folly Road, Lydney GL15 4JF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Gloucestershire  >  Forest of Dean  >  Lydney  >  Parkend
  • Phone Number: +44 1594 563273
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