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The Rising Sun Inn

) #3 of 4 Restaurants in Parkend $$ - $$$ , British,
Moseley Green | Forest of Dean GL15 4HN, Parkend, England
+44 1594 562008
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“beef” (9 reviews)
“brownie” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Moseley Green | Forest of Dean GL15 4HN, Parkend, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took three ladies for Sunday lunch yesterday; we are support workers and the ladies have mobility problems and special diets. We would highly recommend every aspect of our visit there - from the moment we arrived, we were treated like royalty. Some of the...More

3  Thank 959susie
Martin R, Owner at The Rising Sun Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review You were lovely company Everybody has a right to access a Pub. We support and encourage such visits. As for the Carers you deserve far more than a free drink. Always welcome

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a few drinks in the sun, lovely sitting outside by the pond (there is a lot of outside seating as well). Ordered cheesy chips, big portion and an ample amount of cheese, really enjoyed my visit

Thank flosy1996
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Whilst camping in the Forest of Dean we felt like eating out, so we drove around the scenic route hoping to find a nice quiet pub for tea, then there it was the rising sun, On arrival we went to view the menu the staff...More

Thank Keith G
Reviewed 31 May 2017

OK.HERE GOES -TRUTH- HAVEN'T BEEN HERE FOR OVER 5 YEARS!! The reason is simple -then the food was a microwavable mess!! NOW - after reading the reviews and understanding NEW owners since last visit ,THIS LUNCH WAS LOVELY!! You see WE live just down the...More

Thank Malcolm W
Martin R, Owner at The Rising Sun Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

Thanks very much for your review We still have a lot of work to do We love our Pub and will continue to improve it Martin

Reviewed 30 May 2017

I visited this establishment, with my husband, where a Beer & Ukulele Festival was being held last weekend. It was our first visit to The Forest of Dean and our first visit to the Rising Sun Inn. We were travelling in our motorhome and were...More

Thank JuggerMort
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Very poor food, tasteless, basic menu and chef not good with allergy information. Disappointed. Pleasant bar and waiting staff.

Thank veggie2017
Reviewed 29 May 2017

The Sun was cracking the flags, so a early AM phone call to book a table at The Rising Sun. Arrived.....loads if vintage classic english bikes outside. Bar was not to busy even though this was a bank holiday weekend. People making the most of...More

Thank reuben r
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Called by for some food. Ordered at 6.30 and waited 55 minutes for it to arrive. What did arrive was very dissapointing. The mushroom stroganof would struggle to be called a childs portion. It was served in what looked like a childs pasta bowl. The...More

Thank Slymer
Martin R, Owner at The Rising Sun Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

Thanks for your review Clearly we had a 'bad day'.Please accept our apologies We have spoken with Staff and would welcome you back. We can do a lot better than that!

Reviewed 23 May 2017

Ok not as good as used to be new owners now bit expensive for food but dog and walker friendly garden and children's play area

Thank vivi1232016
Martin R, Owner at The Rising Sun Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2017

Thanks for your review We have had Pub for the best part of 5 years now

Reviewed 17 May 2017

Been here for lunch a few times, nice to sit outside if the weather is good. Area for children to play, high chairs for little ones. Good pub grub.

Thank _jennifer298green
Martin R, Owner at The Rising Sun Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2017

Thanks for your review Glad you enjoyed your visit We hope to see you again soon Martin and Nikki

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16 November 2016|
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Response from Peter S | Reviewed this property |
Just good old pub grub give them a ring very easy to speak to nice people
16 November 2016|
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Response from Martin R | Property representative |
I m sorry to say we haven t at present. It's on a long list of things to do Full range of sandwiches, soup, fish and chips, ham egg and chips, gammon and chips etc All fresh and not a frozen chip in sight
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Moseley Green | Forest of Dean GL15 4HN, Parkend, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Gloucestershire  >  Forest of Dean  >  Parkend
  • Phone Number: +44 1594 562008
Good pub food, in middle of forest. Very friendly service and lovely setting.

Open from midday and food is served throughout the day until 9.00Pm
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