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the dog and muffler inn

$$ - $$$, British,
Berry Hill | Joyford, Coleford, England
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“strawberries” (15 reviews)
“steak” (45 reviews)
“pies” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Berry Hill | Joyford, Coleford, England
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1 - 10 of 291 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited here several times, after being recommended to visit by a work friend. Each time it has come up with food that is amazing, from a varied and well priced menu, we have taken several visitors here as well, and have never been...More

Thank 108iand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whether you go for the posh menu or the pub grub one you will not be disappointed with the food at "The Muffler" The beers not bad either.

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely meal when on holiday for our 25th Wedding Anniversary The staff were very friendly and we had Steak and Apple Crumble it was really nice. If you want a good meal in lovely setting try The Dog and Muffler

Thank julesr4444
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We cannot comment on the food to be honest. This is really for those staying near here on holiday (especially forest cabins) if you want to try out the food then please book a table in advance, because they struggle to cater for those who...More

Thank 116dawna
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This lovely out of the way pub is still serving great food and the service is friendly. The "Steak & Apple" is really very good, plentiful and exceptional value for a two course meal (below £10). Three of the six of us in our group...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Booked Sunday roast must be good had the lamb and roast potatoes followed by Bakewell tart and custard

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Went to celebrate my birthday the pub was recommended to me by friends and family the meal was fantastic the staff were very welcoming friendly and professional well recommended

Thank gracelands11
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Nice country pub, more about the food than drink, reasonable prices and something for everyone on the menu, probably worth making a reservation Fridays and Weekends

Thank pirateofthecaribbean
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Went with my husband and granddaughter last week for lunch .the service was very good and nice friendly staff ,with a nice smile .we had one of the two course ,which was a lovely steak meal cooked to perfection ,and beautiful strawberries x cream to...More

Thank marie r
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

My family took our Nan here for lunch one Wednesday afternoon. We have visited before and love that it has not changed, it was just as great! I had whitebait to start which was presented nicely. The day we visited there was a set meal...More

1  Thank jameshfdavies
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Questions & Answers
12 September 2017|
Response from Emma R | Reviewed this property |
Looks to have gone. Perhaps enquiry via their Facebook page?
3 December 2016|
Response from KatieManager | Property representative |
Chicken or Fish Goujons Lasagne Scampi Fish Cakes Bangers and Mash Curry Pasta with cheese or tomato sauce Sausage and Chips Ham, Egg and Chips Many Thanks
27 November 2016|
Response from KatieManager | Property representative |
Hello Yes we have a children's menu. Kind Regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Berry Hill | Joyford, Coleford, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Gloucestershire  >  Forest of Dean  >  Coleford
  • Phone Number: 01594-83-24-44
Near Coleford
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