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The Butchers Arms

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Woolhope, Woolhope HR1 4RF, England
+44 1432 860281
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Today
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: A lovely old half-timbered pub in gorgeous countryside 8 miles SE of...
A lovely old half-timbered pub in gorgeous countryside 8 miles SE of Hereford and a few miles from Ledbury, Ross and Malvern. Run by chef Stephen Bull. The pub's food is sourced from local ingredients, and there are cask ales and local cider and perry. The Butchers runs regular special food and wine evenings (dates posted on website). Large garden with stream for nice days, two roaring fires in the winter. Separate room bookable for parties. Family and dog friendly. Warm welcome.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Classy, atmospheric pub

The Butchers Arms is a great find - atmospheric, classy, great beer and cider, and fabulous food. Friendly staff and good service.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
Simon O
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Ledbury, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Ledbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

The Butchers Arms is a great find - atmospheric, classy, great beer and cider, and fabulous food. Friendly staff and good service.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

I can't believe we have lived barely 5 miles from this place & yet never been there until now. We sat outside in the garden with the stream running nearby in an idyllic summer evening & had a glorious meal. The staff are very friendly & attentive without being overbearing, good selection of beers, ciders & wines plus a relaxed... More 

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West midlands
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Found this in the Good Food Guide when we were at nearby Ledbury and were really looking forward to a good pub meal. Lovely pub in a lovely spot, but after being shown to our table and given the menu, we waited. And waited . And waited. Finally a young girl came and took our drinks order. And we waited... More 

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Herefordshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

Excellent meal, great flavours carefully put together, the Roast pork was perfect as too was the homemade Honeycomb. All the staff were very helpful, we will return. Just one thing we didn't like...the heavy outdated cutlery, maybe its time for a change?

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Rochford, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We found this pub/restaurant by accident as a friend was staying a short distance away and thought it was worth a try. It is really excellent and well worth travelling for, given its relatively isolated location. There was an emphasis on locally-sourced produce, and the food the four of us had was all great, both well-prepared and high quality, with... More 

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Ross on Wye
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

One of the best places in Herefordshire. Food good and pleasantly served. Very friendly staff. Homely atmosphere. Well worth a visit.

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Wales
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112 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Saturday lunch for 2 overlooking the gardens at the Butchers Arms was a great treat today. I started with smoked salmon and horseradish panna cotta, delicious! My main course was crispy monkfish tails with light curry sauce with perfectly cooked rice, mango chutney and all the trimmings. A lemon and meringue concoction completed the feast, accompanied by an Argentinian Vigonier,... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

A large number of friends and family gathered for Sunday lunch the day after a local wedding. The food was excellent and the staff worked very hard to make our occasion a very happy one. As I am not a local I don't know the answers to some of the questions on here so cannot comment. I would thoroughly recommend.

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

What a super welcome , super food ,super service. A great evening - locally sourced food which was well presented and beautifully cooked .The portion sizes were generous . A lovely relaxed evening even though the pub was very busy. Would recommend

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Princes Risborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Great atmosphere and very attentive staff. Thoroughly recommend the haggis starter. Food was beautifully cooked and really good portions. Well worth checking out. The chef/ownerPhil, brings a lot of character to this pub!

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Additional Information about The Butchers Arms

Address: Woolhope, Woolhope HR1 4RF, England
Phone Number: +44 1432 860281
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Herefordshire  >  Woolhope
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 7 - 41
Cuisine: British, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Woolhope, Woolhope HR1 4RF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Herefordshire  >  Woolhope
  • Phone Number: +44 1432 860281

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 41
  • Cuisine: British, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine

Description

A lovely old half-timbered pub in gorgeous countryside 8 miles SE of Hereford and a few miles from Ledbury, Ross and Malvern. Run by chef Stephen Bull. The pub's food is sourced from local ingredients, and there are cask ales and local cider and perry. The Butchers runs regular special food and wine evenings (dates posted on website). Large garden with stream for nice days, two roaring fires in the winter. Separate room bookable for parties. Family and dog friendly. Warm welcome.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?