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“Lovely, lovely lovely” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Bluebell Restaurant

The Bluebell Restaurant
Cinder Hill, Coleford GL16 8HQ, England
01594 832424
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Ranked #2 of 23 Restaurants in Coleford
Price range: $40 - $49
Cuisines: British, Fusion
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Rugby, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Lovely, lovely lovely”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We booked here to try somewhere new and were not disappointed. I had looked at the menu online and it really tempted us, but no-one we knew had heard of this place, so we decided to give it a go. When I called up to book the lady was really helpful on the telephone and I was so looking forward to going.
The greeting was warm and welcoming and almost felt like being in someones home in the bar area. There is an early bird menu which had a good range from the full menu. The restaurant was lovely and homely and the waitress' were really sweet and helpful.
The food was delicious and although they don't have a specific children's menu they offered to do a small portion of anything off the menu or they had chicken goujons. My little boy said they were delicious and he loved the little square chippy's (his words).
We would definitely recommend the Bluebell to friends and family especially for a romantic dinner or a special occasion.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Gloucester
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“An oasis in a culinery desert”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

We always use the Bluebell for our little celebrations. It's close, it's consistent and it's probably the best around the Forest of Dean which for 30 or more years has been a culinary desert. I've just read the poor reviews and yes I wouldn't say it's outstanding but what restaurant is ? This one is always good and can be relied on. Yes as a regular I would like to see the odd change in the menu but they do what they do very well indeed.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Gloucester, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Most amazing restaurant. . ”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Most beautiful looking and tasting food
The Welcome and service you recieve is such a credit to them as is the homely restaurant and the best food we have ever had .. its such a favourite with ours our family always buys us gift vouchers for Christmas as we love it so much.
Well done sue and geoff you have created the forest finest restaurant

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Sheffield
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10 reviews 10 reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Couldn't fault it.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Recently went here with a large group of girlfriends. The service was absolutely fantastic, to say how many of us there were, everything came out in good time, the food was beautiful and the waiters were so polite. The owners too, were really helpful and friendly and nothing was too much trouble. Loved it.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Monmouth, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Bluebelling in Coleford”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Another great dining experience. Any excuse to return here (birthdays, anniversaries etc). Food faultless, as usual. and staff great. Cannot wait to return.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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