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“A great little find!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Moody Cow

The Moody Cow
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $35
Cuisines: Bar, British, Contemporary, Pub
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Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
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!
Weymouth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“A great little find!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

We met family in Ross on Wye this week and not knowing the area had planned to eat at the beefeater, fortunately for us the beefeater was full and we saw a sign for the moody cow, we phoned and they managed to fit our table of nine in at very short notice (it was early evening on a Wednesday).

The landlord and lady were very friendly and everyone enjoyed their very large meals!

I think we all wished we lived closer so that we could visit more often... The landlord even came out with us to say good bye.

Visited August 2014
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Thank Emma M
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Chris B, Owner at The Moody Cow, responded to this review, August 31, 2014
Thank you for your lovely review. I am so pleased that we managed to fit you in and that you enjoyed our home made food.

Many of our guests comment that they wish they lived closer to the Moody Cow, I love sailing so perhaps we need to open a Moody Cow in Weymouth!

We look forward to welcoming you back when you are next visiting your family in Ross on Wye.

Kindest regards,

Chris
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Holmfirth
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209 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“Out of town gastro pub”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

We visited on a Thursday evening & only just got a table, so wise to book ahead.
Very clean, sharp & modern pub (not cosy though) & efficient staff (maybe a bit too quick - we were in & out within one hour).
The quality of food was very good, especially the fish & chips (massive portion, got 2 pieces, so I'd ask before ordering if you want a smaller portion).
They had local wines from 200 yards away which we ordered & was quite pleasant.

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Thank Windymillers
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Chris B, Owner at The Moody Cow, responded to this review, August 31, 2014
Thank you for your kind review.

I do hope that you didn't feel rushed, we try to ensure that our service is efficient and unobtrusive and when our guests reserve a table we ensure that it is theirs for the evening, it would appear that as you hadn't booked we may have "squeezed you in" under these circumstances it is very important that the table is prepared for the guests that made a booking and we always let you know if that is the case when offering you a table.

After dining our sofas by the fireside are very popular for relaxing.

I do hope we will be able to welcome you back soon.

Kindest regards,

Chris
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Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Great food, friendly pub”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2014

Have eaten here a few times and always very impressed. Good selection of dishes, very well cooked and presented. The landlord is always out in the restaurant and very welcoming. When there was a delay with a couple of our desserts he immediately found out what had gone wrong, sorted it out and knocked the desserts off the bill. Will definitely return when in the area.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Laura C
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Chris B, Owner at The Moody Cow, responded to this review, August 31, 2014
Thank you for your fantastic review.

It is so reassuring when our guests return again and again, even more so when we make a mistake and are given the opportunity to fix it right there, right then.

We look forward to welcoming you back when you are next in the area.

Kindest regards,

Chris
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Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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186 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Great Saturday lunch”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2014

We had Saturday lunch here I ordered the fish and chips. They were delicious and my wife had the chicken pie which if anything was better. The service was very friendly and prompt. The pub is delightful and I would strongly recommend if in the area.

  • Visited August 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Chris B, Owner at The Moody Cow, responded to this review, August 31, 2014
Thank you for your kind review and recommendation. We are delighted that you enjoyed our home made food and relaxed service.

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

Kind regards,

Chris
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Preston, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Very nice food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

Really lovely pub. Well decorated. Very friendly host. Food was excellent although I had two starters as the mains were big. Well worth a visit

  • Visited August 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Walshy1865
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Chris B, Owner at The Moody Cow, responded to this review, August 31, 2014
Thank you for your kind review. Many of our guests choose two starters, especially when they have a smaller appetite and then they may have room for one of our delicious home made desserts!

I know you live a long way from us but it would be lovely to welcome you back to the Moody Cow when you are next in the area.

Kind regards,

Chris
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