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The Moody Cow

$$ - $$$, British,
Upton Bishop, Upton Bishop, Ross-on-Wye HR9 7TT, England
+44 1989 780470
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“venison” (39 reviews)
“cheese tart” (20 reviews)
“ribs” (36 reviews)
Bar, British, Contemporary, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Upton Bishop, Upton Bishop, Ross-on-Wye HR9 7TT, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent service, very clean, good coffee, quick service to your table. Staff very welcoming. Toasted tea cakes to die for.

Thank Jean D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We met friends here and spent a lovely evening in a really lovely pub/restaurant. This is one of those laces where you look at the menu and think to yourself 'I could happily eat everything on here!' From the moment we arrived we were met...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dawn gave me a warm welcome to the Moody Cow. My reserved table was ready and I even had my beer brought over to the table despite the staff being busy with other orders. I ordered the chicken supreme which was amazing. All home made...More

Thank Manohar50
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been a few times and consistently impressed by fresh ingredients cooked with finesse. It’s great to see pub grub elevated without the need to be a gastro pub. Also they are proud of local produce such as Wye Valley Smokery salmon. The staff are very...More

Thank 1974dj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us had lunch there. All of us enjoyed the food, the atmosphere and the service. We were warmly welcomed as we entered, the landlord helped us with the menu and though we finished late there was no pressure on us to leave. Prices...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just finished our meal. The atmosphere was great, the staff were friendly, the food was amazing. My wife had hake. I had mushroom soup followed by the best burger ever. It was so delicious I didn’t even have the heart to add ketchup or...More

Thank lonnycled
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This establishment has a lovely country feel about it and it is obvious that it's well cared for by its owners. The menu is inviting with a good range of tempting and mouth watering dishes. We were made to feel very welcome as all of...More

Thank Darren F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended The Moody Cow by our B&B and were not disappointed. The menu is comprehensive. I had the Venison, which was excellent whilst my wife had the Steak and mushroom pie, the pastry she tells me was a delight, thin and tasty. The...More

Thank james a
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were visiting the local area for a few days over Bank Holiday weekend and found the Moody Cow on Trip Advisor. Booking is essential to avoid disappointment. Staff are very welcoming and friendly. We enjoyed a delicious Sunday roast in very comfortable surroundings. There...More

Thank Nicky712
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This wonderful place en route from Mid Wales to Gatwick. Popped in for a snack stayed for the best meal in ages and a few wines.

Thank Gareth J
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James S
30 April 2017|
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Response from niki m | Reviewed this property |
We were one of the last tables and it was about 8.30 pm. if that's any help.
23 August 2016|
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Response from Chris B | Property representative |
We welcome dogs in the bar, and of course outside if the weather is fine, we have fresh water and treats too, but do let us know if you are coming so that we can reserve a suitable table for you
Lindsay M
2 July 2016|
Response from beejash | Reviewed this property |
A great tradition, and done well, one of my favourite meals... a late and long Sunday lunch! I've not had the pleasure of sampling Subday lunch at the Moody Cow, but given the quality of their food (and service), I'm sure... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$37
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Upton Bishop, Upton Bishop, Ross-on-Wye HR9 7TT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Herefordshire  >  Ross-on-Wye  >  Upton Bishop
  • Phone Number: +44 1989 780470
  • E-mail
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!
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