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The Moody Cow

Upton Bishop, Upton Bishop, Ross-on-Wye HR9 7TT, England
01989 780470
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $13 - $40
Cuisines: English, Pub
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Country Pub and Dining with quality en-suite accommodation specialising in authentic, home made food using local, fresh produce as much as possible. Located in a delightful village setting just mintutes from junction 4 of the M50. Children, dogs and muddy boots are welcome as long as they are accompanied by well behaved adults!
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94% Recommend
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English first
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

We visited the Moody Cow for Sunday lunch today and they have the WOW factor. We were greeted and seated in seconds with such warmth it took me back. They were so accomidating to my 9 month year old son, even ensuring the food served was suitable for his cows milk allergy. The food was outstanding as was the service... More

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Macau, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

We were a large group of 3 generations, including some veggies and allergies. The Moody Cow accommodated us all and each of us had a great meal. Good food, good wine, good ambience, excellent and friendly service. Highly recommended.

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Herefordshire, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW via mobile

This is not the first time we have eaten at the Moody Cow, each time the food has been excellent. However this time we took American friends for Sunday lunch and it was certainly one of the best Sunday lunches we have ever had, relaxed, good ambience our friends were full of praise. Dawn &Chris & staff are superb, so... More

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Forest of Dean
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

What a great Pub come restaurant! I visited with my wife and our 9yr old son for an anniversary meal (I thought the name suited the event lol), and received a warm welcome in an old pub tastefully refurbished with a manageable but tempting menu of local fare. Dawn & Chris who run this establishment should be commended on the,... More

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Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

It's a long time since I visited The Moody Cow and the difference is amazing. The proprietor is lovely, knowledgeable and attentive. The menu is interesting and the food very good. Simple, well presented, hot and very tasty. Local produce and local ideas. No cheap kids' food, just smaller portions of the same excellent food served to adults, which my... More

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Berkshire, UK
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The Moody Cow was surprisingly good. We chose it based on reviews and they were right. Lovely food, really relaxed atmosphere and wonderful hosts who didn't make you feel rushed at all. If you're in the area you will not regret going. A little pricey perhaps (although the bill was exaggerated by my wife and the birthday girl having a... More

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We called in on Friday night for meal. The service and the meal was very good. The staff was very pleasant too. Keep up the good work.

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

The Moody Cow must rate as one of the most dog friendly establishments we have visited - and the food isn't half bad either! When we phoned to book a table we mentioned that one of our dogs is a greyhound (just to make sure there would be sufficient space around the table); no problem - in fact we were... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

my husband & I have today eaten the best ever tasting Sunday lunch at the Moody Cow, Upton Bishop, Herefordshire. We did not book & could see they were extremely busy with a table of 16 as we walked in. We were immediately greeted with a friendly smile & given a menu with drinks brought to our table (we chose... More

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This establishment was taken over a few years ago by a very enthusiastic couple who are passionate about providing excellent service and giving value for money. The proof of how good this place has become is manifest when you realise that since this wayside pub has been re-borne it has managed to gain the Trip Adviser coveted 'Certificate of Excellence'... More

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Chris B, Owner at The Moody Cow, responded to this review

Thank you for your delightful review. We are so pleased that you have enjoyed Sunday lunch with us, you are right what we do isn't rocket science, in fact it is very simple indeed although it does require a little bit of chemistry, physics and maths, for me it is most important that we are authentic in all that we... More

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