Places to eat

The Cock Inn

5 minutes’ drive from the house
The Cock Inn is a 16th Century coaching inn that is a distinctive and much loved part of the local community. It offers warm hospitality in a lovely area with a large beer garden to enjoy the scenery in the summer months and a warming log fire to make things cosy on colder days.

The Pig & Apple

A 30-minute drive (14 miles away) from Danby Lodge.
If you are a fan of burgers then The Pig & Apple Restaurant is your to-go place. Try their mouthwatering burgers, chicken, and bacon specials. The food is locally sourced and is available for takeaway. The restaurant is tucked in a lovely farm atmosphere with accommodating staff. They are open from Thursday to Saturday from 4.30 pm.

The Farmer Boys Inn

A 30-minute drive (15 miles away) from Danby Lodge.
The Farmers Boy Inn is an award-winning 17th-century Country Inn and Restaurant set in a stunning countryside location. The family-run Inn offers a fantastic range of beers and wines, including the best pint of Guinness in Gloucestershire. Their menu is locally sourced, and homemade, and caters to all dietary requirements. They’re well known for their homemade pies, which are also available for takeaway.

The Rising Sun

15‐20 minutes’ walk from the house
Serves basic pub food and the menu is updated regularly. It has been awarded Forest of Dean Camra Pub of the Year 2018.

The Bailey Inn

15‐20 minutes’ walk from the house
Serves decent basic pub food. Popular among the locals and has very friendly staff. The place is temporarily closed.

The Miners Arms

5-minute drive from the house
Serves fine quality meals prepared from locally sourced fresh produce. Has a special kid’s menu and an outdoor kitchen with a pizza oven to serve oven-hot meals.

The Curry Leaf

10-minute drive
Authentic Indian Cuisine ‐ Each dish on the menu has its own distinctive flavour and aroma which cannot come from any curry powder, but from spices which have been freshly prepared each day.

Jimmy's Kitchen

Takeaway only
Jimmy’s Kitchen is considered to be one of the best Chinese takeaways in the Forest of Dean with a menu featuring a choice of over 150 dishes from various regions of China, Hong Kong and Thailand. All of which are prepared on-site using only the best and freshest ingredients.