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Cottage of Content

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Carey HR2 6NG, England
01432 840242
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Le Mesnil Aubert, Normandy
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93 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited with my wife for Sunday lunch. What a great and fabulous surprise. Fine dining starters followed by one of the best roasts ever tasted (and I'm 70). Hobson's beer is pretty special too. Unobtrusive service in a lovely country pub miles from anywhere but worth finding.

Thank zutijar
Warwick, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Can absolutely see why this pub has won country pub of the year..... Lovely old country pub. Beautiful location with pretty garden. Food is amazing, delicious and well presented. Tapas on early friday evening well worth a try. Well kept beer, friendly, welcoming and helpful staff. Highly recommended and well worth a visit

Thank Nelly2601
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78 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We took up a Travelzoo offer for a day out and followed the satnav directions to a tiny village in an oxbow of the Wye in Herefordshire, and found this beautifully rustic pub, with wooden beams and a friendly welcome. The options for the 3-course meal made selection difficult, but we settled for the soup, lamb and Turkish yoghurt, and... More 

Thank garethzim
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the Cottage of Content upon a friends recommendation. It was what you would expect of traditional English pub with its low beams and friendly atmosphere. The meal was excellent and good value for money. We took our dogs along and they were welcomed into the restaurant. We will certainly visit this pub again when in the area.

Thank Mickgw
Herefordshire, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is certainly a wonderful pub, full of character, beams, stone floors, good ambience and good food. A full and varied menu, pleasant staff with good attentive service. The journey is down long, narrow lanes with few passing places! Parking is not particularly easy especially if pub is busy, but it is set in glorious rural Herefordshire.

Thank wonderbabes
Chorley, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed one night en route home to the north west. Access to the pub is via narrow country lanes with isolated passing places so you may have earned your pint upon arrival. Quaint and charming old pub with uneven floors, especially upstairs on the first floor via a creaky flight of stairs. The pub does close in the afternoon during... More 

Thank Keith B
Hereford, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here last night and had a lovely dinner. All 3 courses were delicious. Service was attentive. This is one of several nice pubs in Herefordshire making this county exceptional. Well done to the owners. We will be back again soon!

Thank R S
Tadworth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a fab weekend at the Cottage of Content. Fellow Coeliacs will know how challenging and predictable eating out can be. It was a delight at the Cottage as so much of the menu I could eat. Lamb with mint mash was delicious with Eton Mess to follow, washed down with a lovely bottle of red. Gluten free toast to... More 

Thank Fiona L
London, England, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

Visited the Cottage of Content a few years ago & it was good then but now it's even better!! They have now been voted COUNTRY PUB OF THE YEAR by the Good Pub Guide!! Deservedly so as well. Helen & Richard Moore are the owners & hosts and very good at what they do. From the local real ales (Butty... More 

Thank Brian L
Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

Recently visited for a meal in honour of my father-in-laws birthday. It was a tuesday evening and we were there early doors, but the place was already abuzz. The staff could not have been friendlier or more attentive. We had a delicious meal from their high quality menu and even a candle accompanied one of the desserts which prompted a... More 

Thank Kevin M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carey HR2 6NG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Herefordshire  >  Carey
  • Phone Number: 01432 840242

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?