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“Proper Sunday Lunch”
Review of The Volunteer

The Volunteer
Ranked #87 of 255 Restaurants in Hereford
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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Good for: Kids, Families with children, Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Proper Sunday Lunch”
Reviewed February 26, 2014 via mobile

I was told that if I didn't get to the volunteer before 12 noon on a Sunday I would get a seat. Me and the wife called in at 12.15 and found a couple of empty seats. Just in time as 15 mins later it was packed. Lovely friendly staff and fabulous lunch with great beer as well. I shall be heading down there again

Visited February 2014
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“fantastic value”
Reviewed February 16, 2014

What a great British pub, basic but excellent food, superb value and great beer - Abbott ale. Really good atmopshere

Visited February 2014
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Hereford, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Relaxed, friendly & large portions of pub grub”
Reviewed January 18, 2014 via mobile

We have visited the Volley so many times I've lost count. Great spit and sawdust kind of place. Very relaxed and easy going. Huge food portions although slightly over priced I think for what it is. Can get very busy / full on Sundays. Fab on Fridays with all the locals there. All in all I love it. Would recommend to anyone.

Visited January 2014
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Thank Scrumbledee
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Stroud, United Kingdom
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228 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
“GOOD PUB GRUB - KIDS & DOGS ALLOWED - GREAT SERVICE”
Reviewed October 20, 2013

Saturday lunch with a four year old and a small dog - The Volley of course.
The Volunteer is an excellent neighbourhood local. Good beer, good food, good service, friendly staff and customers and free parking outside - what's not to love.

Sausage, beans and chips for a four year old - "This is Great!" - well there's one happy customer.
I chose the Bacon and Brie baguette - plenty of bacon and brie in a good baguette, coleslaw and a cous cous salad on crisp lettuce base with a serving of chips - well it was a Saturday!!!

A pint of Otter and a brace of orange juices for a thirsty young boy.

The small dog wondered around a bit and said hello to another small dog - all very friendly. The bacon, brie and sausage went down well with the dog - no lettuce thank you!!

Two boys and a dog fed and watered for less than £20 in a happy Hereford pub, served by Laura with a smile and a cheery word (and she liked the dog) RESULT

  • Visited October 2013
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Hereford, United Kingdom
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183 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“GOOD FOOD, GOOD BEER”
Reviewed September 20, 2013

Serves good basic fayre with a good range of beers in a traditional backstreet setting. Nice beer garden and allows dogs. What more do you need in a pub.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank Jango1969
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