The Miners Sling
The Miners Sling is a family run gastro pub that offers a relaxed and informal atmosphere with award winning food and drink and five newly refurbished ensuite rooms in the glorious Forest of Dean. Having worked alongside some of the best chefs in the country such as Martin Blunos, John Burton Race and Gordon Ramsay, Chef Patron Steven Jenkins looked for his own place 6 years ago, returning to the village that partner Sam grew up in they took on The Miners. With a dedication to fresh local produce they have developed a local drinking pub into a successful gastropub with rooms, winning Gold in the Taste of the West Awards and have been awarded 2 AA rosettes for the food. The Miners offers a welcoming atmosphere, whether you are stopping for a drink in the bar, a bite to eat in the restaurant or looking for a comfortable base from which to explore the glorious Forest of Dean.
Only the Best
Fresh Ingredients. Tasty Meals
Always Fresh. Always Local. We use only super fresh products most of which are sourced within a 10 mile radius, from local producers.
Madgetts Farm Duck
4 Hour duck leg samosa, Ragman’s Farm squash, cider potato, greens, duck jus
Scallops with Trealy Farm black pudding and cauliflower puree
We offer the ultimate in family dining for our Sunday lunch, succulent joints of local meats served on a butchers board to the table to be carved, accompanied by local vegetables, and traditional Sunday trimmings.
Lamb rump, onion bhaji and goats cheese mash
Trio of Pork
6 hour Belly Pork, Trealy Farm black pudding scotch egg, and pigs trotter sausage with Awre Cider jus
Baltic Board (2 to share)
Smoked salmon, peppered mackerel and deep fried squid, served with home baked bread, Netherend Farm butter, Miners tarter sauce and garnish
What People are Saying
“Walk and a big lunch”
“Great place and great food. Excellent battered squid starter and venison pie main, particularly like the variety of veg – purple carrots, purple sprouting and green cauliflower.”
“So it’s been 4 years since I wrote a review on “my fave restaurant in the Forest of Dean”. I’ve been a regular here since my first visits in 2014. Staff are fab, food is excellent and the atmosphere is really good. A def must visit. “
“7 very clean plates”
“We ate here on a busy lunch service, great service, lovely local menus, not been here for a number of years, wont leave so long next time, thank you.”
“Excellent fixed price mid week lunch, good choice, quality cooking, no wait even though they had a large party in, reasonable, something for everyone.”
Our Weekly Specials
We change our specials menu weekly and work with local producers to bring you the best seasonal ingredients in the Forest of Dean & Wye Valley.
Hours of Operation
Bank Holiday 12pm-10pm Food & Drink
Tuesday-Wednesday Closed ( B&B Is Open)
Thursday to Saturday