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“Excellent food and great pub atmosphere.... THANK YOU!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Moody Cow

The Moody Cow
Upton Bishop, Upton Bishop, Ross-on-Wye HR9 7TT, England
+44 1989 780470
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Price range: $8 - $39
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 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!
Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Excellent food and great pub atmosphere.... THANK YOU!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

Met up with my Girls Friends and had wonderful time.... We all had main and pud, which both, I must say were excellent! I enjoyed my Fish and Chips - GREAT CHIPS, light batter, succulent haddock, fab tartar sauce and... lovely mushy peas - perhaps it should really say in the menu that they are minted - they were delicious - I normally avoid MUSHY food.... ;-), plus i had a side salad which was just as nice as the rest - with lovely dressing, which often is missing on the salad.... Pud? - hmhmmmmm choc and orange tart with salted caramel and almonds... REALLY NICE!!!! (found banana milkshake a bit ... say: random? to go with it - but it was nice too..... - maybe coould be served with ice cream? or creme frais? not sure...
All was truly tasty, maybe a tiny bit pricey? it wont happen too often i suppose, but as a treat? great place to eat. THANK YOU :-)

  • Visited June 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Chris B, Owner at The Moody Cow, responded to this review, June 22, 2013
Thank you for your kind review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit to the Moody Cow. We hope that we have an opportunity to welcome you back very soon.

Kindest regards,

Chris
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London
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Great food, book to make sure you get a table”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

Very good menu featuring local ingredients in season. Cooked with care and consistently high in quality.

Visited June 2013
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Chris B, Owner at The Moody Cow, responded to this review, June 18, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to write your review, and thank you too for your recommendation.

It is most rewarding when one of our regular guests comments on our consistent high quality, our young team of dedicated chef's are really motivated when I share reviews like your with them.

We look forward to welcoming you back to the Moody Cow very soon.

Kindest regards,

Chris
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Fantastic lunch”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013 via mobile

We came here due to the great reviews on trip adviser. We were not disappointed! The pub is beautifully decorated with a great outdoor space. The staff are very welcoming and they cannot do enough for you. We chose the beer battered fish & chips. I think it is safe to say it was the best we have ever had. Cannot recommend this lovely little pub high enough!!!

Visited June 2013
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Chris B, Owner at The Moody Cow, responded to this review, June 18, 2013
Thank you so much for taking the time to write your kind review. We really are delighted that you enjoyed our "proper" fish and chips and our welcome.

It was our pleasure to serve you and I do hope that we will see you again soon.

Kind regards,

Chris
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Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Brilliant relaxing evening”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013 via mobile

We travelled an hour from Birmingham to meet some family for food at The Moody Cow. The staff were very welcoming and it was lovely to have drinks on the comfy sofas on arrival. The food was fantastic (we couldn't decide what to have as everything sounded so yummy!) and portion sizes were perfect. I would definitely recommend this lovely pub!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Chris B, Owner at The Moody Cow, responded to this review, June 16, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your visit to the Moody Cow, especially as you had such a long journey to get here.

I do hope that we will see you again when you are next in Ross on Wye

Kind regards,

Chris
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5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Surpassed expectations.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

We were on holiday from Australia staying in Brecon mid-Wales and arranged to meet our niece and husband at a location half way between Brecon and Birmingham. We chose the above restaurant from three suggested by our niece. Our decision was based to a large extent on other Trip advisor reports, and very easy access from major roads.

The atmosphere was very relaxed and friendly, as was the landlord, his wife and all staff we seat with. The restaurant is bright and airy, and spotlessly clean, which we appreciated, but still maintained an English pub atmosphere.

All meals were excellent, particularly my scallops with black pudding.

I have to confess being a little concerned about the concept of "dog friendly",but there were no dogs present so this was not an issue.We will return on a future visit.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Chris B, Owner at The Moody Cow, responded to this review, June 14, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We are so pleased that you chose to come to the Moody Cow and that you all enjoyed the experience. I am glad the fact that we welcome dogs with well behaved adults didn't put you off coming, we allow dogs in the bar only, as we feel this is most appropriate and ensure that they do not spoil things for our other guests so that often you wouldn't even know they were there.

It was a pleasure to serve you and I do hope you enjoy the rest of your stay in the UK.

Kindest regards,
Chris
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