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Ostrich

Newland, Gloucestershire

Good Pub Guide - Recommended

Good Pub Guide Recommended

Contact Details

Ostrich, Newland, Coleford, Gloucestershire, GL16 8NP

(01594) 833260

www.theostrichinn.com

Opening Hours

Weekdays: 12-3, 6.30 (6 Sat)-11

Saturday: Contact pub for details

Sunday: 12-4, 6.30-10.30

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Good Pub Guide Recommended

Super range of beers in welcoming country pub, with spacious bar, open fire and good interesting food

Whether you're a regular or a customer passing through, you'll get a genuine welcome from the charming landlady of this gently civilised pub. It's mostly 16th-c and the low-ceilinged bar is spacious but cosily traditional, with a chatty, relaxed atmosphere, a roaring log fire, creaky floors, window shutters, candles in bottles on the tables, miners' lamps on uneven walls, and comfortable furnishings that include cushioned window seats, wall settles and rod-backed country kitchen chairs. The fine choice of eight real ales on handpump includes Adnams Southwold, Cotswold Lion Best in Show, Fat Cat Wild Cat, Otter Bitter, RCH Pitchfork, Timothy Taylors Landlord, and Wye Valley Butty Bach and HPA; also, several wines by the glass, a couple of farm ciders and a good range of soft drinks. Newspapers to read, perhaps quiet background jazz and board games. The walled garden has seats and tables, with more out in front. The church opposite, known as the Cathedral of the Forest for its unusual size, is worth a visit.

Awards

Good Pub Guide Recommended

Beer Award

Beer Award

Wine Award

Wine Award

Food Award

Food Award

Information

Accepts Credit Cards

Accepts Credit Cards

Meals & Snacks

Meals & Snacks

Separate Restaurant

Separate Restaurant

Cask Ales

Cask Ales

Surroundings

Surroundings

Background Music

Background Music

Dogs at the bar

Dogs at the bar

Dedicated children area

Dedicated children area

Ratings and Reviews

5 / 5 - 43 votes cast


R&H A-V

14 May 2019

Having enjoyed a wonderful drive through the area but exhausted and hungry, Kathrine Horton welcomed us in this great pub, making us feel immediately at easy and comfortable. The house wine we drank was exceptionally good and our lunch simply memorable. Evidently the products used to prepare the dishes are not only the best available but treated with love and care, the result: pure joy! We hope to return as soon as we can. Sorry to say, we don't have pubs like this one near home...



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