Quality Food

Located in the beautiful Forest of Dean.

View MenuReservations

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 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 Ramsey, 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, this year alone they have won 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 or a bite to eat in the restaurant.

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


Food served

Monday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm / 6:00 pm - 8:45 pm

Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm / 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm / 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm / 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Friday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm / 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Saturday 09:00 am - 10:30 am / 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Sunday 09:00 am - 10:30 am / 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Through the month of December
we will be open 7 days a week



Monday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm / 4:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm / 4:30 pm - 10.30 pm

Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm / 4:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm / 4:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Friday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Through the month of December
we will be open 7 days a week


Monday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
'Pot Luck Menu' All Food 1/2 price

Sunday Food served 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
'Miners Butchers boards'

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