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Located in the beautiful Forest of Dean

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Welcome to

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

from £10.95

Sunday Roast

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

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

Tripadvisor Testimonials

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.”

Mark B

“Marvelous Miners”

“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.”


“Fine Mine”

“Excellent fixed price mid week lunch, good choice, quality cooking, no wait even though they had a large party in, reasonable, something for everyone.”


Don’t Miss

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

Drop Us a Line

Don't be shy. Let us know if you have any questions!

The Miners, Sling 

Chepstow Road

GL16 8LH

Telephone: 01594 836632 


Our Privacy Policy

Hi All,

We are hoping that you and yours are all well and keeping safe.

As you have all seen and commented we have been working really hard since March 20th (that seems a world away!!) to get the pub ready for reopening.

We have scrubbed, painted, brushed, mowed, cut, updated, organised and planned throughout. We hope that you all like the new look and can see that we are maintaining the standards that have given us 5 stars on the doors for the preceding years.

We believe that the pub is ready to go. As always the welfare of our staff and customers is paramount and with a small team we want to be in a position to have time to react to the government guidelines and ensure our full team can be in. With this in mind we have decided to open from 5th August.

We are eager to be back and excited to have a date to work to! Rooms are available to book online now and we will start to take table bookings from the end of next week.

Whilst things are obviously going to be different we will continue to provide our outstanding food and service and we are certain that all of you fabulous customers will help us to embrace a new normal.

As we have had an extended ‘break’ we have also decided that this year we will be open Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve - we have already booked a band in (although this is obviously dependent on the current social distancing measures at the time). Menus will be available and bookings taken as soon as we re-open.

Exciting times ahead! And once again thank you all for your ongoing support.

The Team at The Miners.