Best Country Pubs In Herefordshire

Not only known for its beautiful country views, Herefordshire is also infamous for its delicious country pubs. 

Of course, what makes a great pub depends on your preferences – it could be good food, dog-friendly, great local ales or a friendly atmosphere. Whatever it is you’re looking for, you’re bound to find it in some of our favourite pubs in the area! 


The Book Shop

Local ingredients, great ambience and award-winning Sunday roasts, what more could you want? The BookShop is a great place to stop and eat and offers a great choice of dishes, from grass-fed steak to seasonal fish, to vegan cuisines. 


Where: 33 Aubrey St, Hereford HR4 0BU

Number: 01432 343443

The Crown Inn at Woolhope

There’s no better place to spend a sunny Saturday afternoon with your family and friends than at The Crown Inn. Sit in the large garden and have some local ciders, or cosy up indoors with a glass of wine. Serving rustic, and wholesome, dishes, you can’t go wrong. 


Where: Woolhope, Hereford HR1 4QP

Number: 01432 860468

Cottage of Content

Not far outside Ross on Wye, this popular pub is full of character and excellent food. You can relax in the cosy bar with some local ales and good wines, or stop for lunch for a delicious meal. We definitely recommend trying one of their Sunday roasts – they’re done to epic proportions!


Where: Carey, Hereford HR2 6NG

Number: 01432 840242

Moody Cow Pub Herefordshire

Listed as the best place to enjoy a Sunday lunch in Herefordshire, the Moody Cow is a hearty pub, with a friendly atmosphere, and high-quality dishes. If you’re looking for a traditional, dog-friendly pub, then this is the perfect place! 


Where: Crow Hill, Upton Bishop, Ross-on-Wye HR9 7TT

Number: 01989 780470

The New Harp Inn

The New Harp Inn is just a great pub. The food that comes out of the kitchen is delicious, the staff are super friendly, and the atmosphere is simply on point. They’re is also dog-friendly, so if you’ve done a huge walk, you can stop here for a well-deserved treat! 


Where: Hoarwithy, Hereford HR2 6QH

Number: 01432 840900

The Barrels

Where best to get your beers than straight from a brewery? Try some of their finest, local Wye Valley ales, while sitting outside in the sunshine, or in the pub itself. 


Where: 69 St Owen’s St, Hereford HR1 2JQ

Number: 01432 274968

Stagg Inn Herefordshire

Set in a beautiful location, the Stag Inn is a lovely place to stop and eat before or after your walk. They serve local produce, while catering to all food tolerances and have an extensive bar menu, including cocktails – even the fussiest eaters would be pleased here. 


Where: Titley, Kington HR5 3RL

Number: 01544 230221 

The Red Lion

Nestling on the banks of the River Wye, the Red Lion pub (and hotel) is a gorgeous place to visit. Not only do they have a great, secluded beer garden where you can sit and relax after a long walk, but they also serve the best food and have that old-town charm that we crave so much.


Where: Madley, Hereford HR2 9PH

Number: 01981 250001

Carpenters Arms

A charming stone cottage which has been in the same family for generations. The Carpenters Arms is popular for its tasty home-cooked meals (and great portions), and also has some great walks nearby if you fancy burning off your hearty lunch. 


Where: 1 Crossways Cottages, Walterstone, Hereford HR2 0DX

Number: 01873 890353