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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%
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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 4 days ago

To celebrate my 70th birthday the whole family rented a cottage in Much Marcle and booked a Saturday evening meal for 8 of us at The Moody Cow The eldest in the group was 78 and the youngest was 9. It was a good choice....More

Thank linda2236
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I made a reservation at this place in advance by email. And was given a warm reply fulfilling my request. We were initially greeted with a welcome and a joke by the staff. The room we were sat in was full of life, yet didn't...More

Thank connorHud
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What can I say? Food was amazing, ambience was outstanding, staff were attentive and friendly. I really can’t express how impressed I was by the whole experience. The menu was extensive and I struggled to choose what I wanted, I want disappointed by the wasabi...More

Thank Robhussey1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a lunch time meal to celebrate my wife's birthday. It was our first visit to The Moody Cow having read the excellent reviews. The service was first class and the food well presented and really enjoyable. We will certainly return to The Moody...More

Thank Geoff B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pure joy but not only the food but the whole experience. I want to mention and praise not only the food but the warm welcome and the excellent serving staff who appear immediately when needed but do not hurry you in any way. All the...More

Thank Buttybark
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just had another fantastic Sunday lunch at The Moody Cow. Even though we arrived late (Chris you will know who this is now) still managed to fit us in. The little lamb faggots that were served with the roast lamb tasted delicious and really complemented...More

Thank carolglq
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped off for lunch on my way to Coventry and glad I did. The place is very welcoming with excellent food and service. Although we live 2 hours away I booked for Sunday lunch when we fly from Birmingham in January. Well worth a visit.

Thank Mal J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were very kindly squeezed in at 12pm sharp as there were 7 of us and it was a busy day. We were so impressed with the lovely staff and surroundings. Then the food came out - wow!! It was simply amazing and we polished...More

1  Thank Markaz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely warm welcome even thought we arrived a little early. The menu ......so many tempting meals will give you a dilemma but the very helpful staff will guide you. The blueberry and white chocolate cheesecake with damson & sloe gin ice cream is to die...More

Thank nikallen2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent selection of courses to suit all. The food was wonderful and served hot. Great atmosphere. Would definitely return. The only criticism, was we were not once asked if we'd like any more drinks, empty glasses were cleared away and we weren't asked if we'd...More

Thank Mrss_holiday
chrisA4888WS, Owner at The Moody Cow, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, thank you for taking the time to write your review. I am delghted that you loved our food and the atmosphere that we have created, but so very disappointed that our service let us down. Before reading your review I would have been one...More

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Ray T
1 October 2017|
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Response from chrisA4888WS | Property representative |
Hello Ray, thank you so much for your kind remarks. We all look forward to welcoming you, your friends and family. Kindest regards, Chris
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$38
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, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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