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“Excellent Quality, good value for money.”

The Ugly Duckling Country Restaurant
Ranked #4 of 50 Restaurants in Lydney
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed January 4, 2013

Having lived in Lydney all my life this was our first visit on 03/01/13 as a treat after Christmas. I wish we had visited many times before. The quality of the food was excellent and good value at 12 pounds for two courses and 15 pound for three courses. Good choice on the menu that tempted us into the third course and we weren't disappointed. The waitress was knowledgable and attentive and the relaxing atmosphere provided the ingredients for a lovely evening. Wished we had een visiting for years and will definately be returning soon.
So good to have a decent restaurant in Lydney !

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Thank Dean M
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Reviewed December 26, 2012

Great food, lunch specials £12 for 2 courses. Staff very friendly. Varied menu, reasonable priced drinks.

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Reviewed December 11, 2012

Not a place for a quick snack, but for an enjoyable meal with friends. The staff are friendly, the service very good and the meal itself has always been very enjoyable. I would recommend the restaurant any time.

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Thank severn10
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Reviewed December 11, 2012

As locals, we eat at the Ugly Duckling quite often. Generally we are surrounded by other locals enjoying themselves. There is usually a birthday party or something similar going on in the restaurant. The service is very good. The waitresses are friendly and helpful and well organised.
We start with the wine order, most of the bottles are between £13 and £20. Then savoury popcorn appears, to be followed by a homemade hot roll and local butter, delicious. Starters and mains are very well cooked and are very good value for money. We often skip dessert but they are also delicious if taken. The bill for two with wine usually comes out under £50. I have heard a complaint that there simply was not enough food on the plate but I cannot believe that this is a general complaint as the repeat business is very much part of the Ugly Duckling.

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Thank migratingbudgie
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Reviewed December 10, 2012

This was a planned stop on a long journey during filthy weather. We arrived a little early but the restaurant soon filled and the atmosphere warmed up to become quite a cosy and pleasant environment.
Service was extremely well organised, despite there being only one (very nice) waitress.
The food was beautifully cooked and very fairly priced.
We'd be happy to eat there again and to recommend it to friends in the area.

Our only slight negative was the revolting smell from the air freshener just inside the door - best to dispense with that, if they can!

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Thank EE_on_the_road
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