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Hereford Restaurants and Places to Eat and Drink

Hereford is a foodie’s paradise. A stunning rural city, Hereford’s history is rooted in farming and the cuisine reflects that.

Visitors to Herefordshire can expect to find home grown, home cooked food that reflects the season. Hereford’s local farmers, producers, butchers, bakers, wine, beer and cider makers all contribute to the delicious taste of the region.

Browse this list of Hereford restaurants to find wonderful places to eat in Hereford. Also, look out for the ‘local food festivals held every year in the area. September is the date for the Abergavenny Food Festival.

Pubs & Restaurants in Hereford

The Bridge Inn, Michaelchurch Escley

Our ‘local’ Restaurant and Riverside Bar just over a mile walk from Holt Farm, excellent venue for a meal and drink by the brook. Chefs menu changes weekly. Please book if your group is over 8.

Contact Glyn and Gisela  HR2 0JW        Tel: 01981 510646

Opening TimesBar OpenRestaurant
Monday6.30 – late6.30pm – 8.30pm
Tuesday – Thursday12noon – 3pm, 5.30 – late12noon – 2.30,  5.30 – 9pm
Friday12 noon – late12noon – 2.30, 5.30 – 9.30 pm
Saturday12 noon – late12noon – 3pm , 5.30 – 9.30 pm
Sunday12 noon – late12noon – 3pm, 5.30 – 8pm

The Crown Inn, Longtown

Local family run country pub with a great range of home cooked bar meals, new restaurant area and games room and outdoor seating. Outside bars and catering also available.

Contact Sheila and Phillip, HR2 0LT  Tel: 01873 860217

Opening Times

Monday to Thursday: 12 md – 3pm and 6pm – midnight

Wednesday: closed at lunchtime

Friday to Saturday: 12noon – 1am

Sunday: 12noon – 11pm

White Haywood Farm Restaurant, Craswall

A fully licensed and award winning Farmhouse Restaurant & Bar set in a 400 year old barn at the foot of the Black Mountains, home reared meats on the menu.

Contact Pauline and Phillip.

HR2 0PH  Tel: 01981 510324

The Bulls Head, Craswall

This is a haven for the lover of the traditional pub. Good food, open log fires in winter and the original decoration are memories that will last long after your visit to The Bull’s Head. Open only during the weekends.

Contact The Bulls Head,  HR2 0PN     Tel: 01981 510616

The Carpenters Arms, Walterstone

Unique olde worlde pub and restaurant with open fire in winter and wide selection of dishes on the menu. Nine miles from Holt Farm but worth the trip – they also have own mini bus service.

Contact Vera and Family. HR2 0DX  Tel 01873 890353


Red Indigo Superior Indian Cuisine
10 Castle Street
Hay-on-Wye HR3 5DF
Tel: 01497 821 999

Chop Suey House

42 Lion Street,
Hay on Wye HR3 5AA
Tel: 01497 820116

White Haywood Farm, Craswall

A fully licensed Restaurant & Bar. Takeaways on a Thursday night!
Tel: 01981 510324

The Crown Inn, Longtown

Family run country pub with a great range of home cooked bar meals, takeaways and catering also available.
Tel: 01873 860217

Outside Catering in Hereford

Cakes and Catering

Afternoon Tea Specialists, special occasion cakes and buffets – providing a sumptuous food served in your cottage at Holt Farm. Facebook – Cakes and Catering
Contact Linda Williams 01544 327056.

Mary’s Farm House Fayre

Catering for groups either in Mary Powell’s Farm House, food dropped off or full onsite catering service in your holiday home – catering for a small or large party up to Holt’s maximum numbers!
Contact Mary Powell  01981 510295

Beeton for Time

Cordon Bleu cooking from a well established family catering business run by Dorcas Cresswell, delivered and served at Holt Farm. Contact Dorcas
[email protected]
Tel: 01497 847988

White Haywood Catering and Farm Restaurant, Craswall

A fully licensed and award winning Farmhouse Restaurant & Bar set in a 400 year old barn at the foot of the Black Mountains.  Catering for your party. Takeaways on a Thursday night!
Contact Pauline Goodwin,  HR2 0PH,
Tel: 01981 510324

Chef on Board

Ready meals cooked in a traditional way, using only natural ingredients and tasting deliciously homemade – producing high quality frozen food. Take a look at their website. For Menu and ordering contact us at Holt Farm. 01981 510238.

Food Shops in Hereford

Hopes of Longtown

Everyday necessities rub shoulders with an extensive range of organic, local & homemade produce and a Post Office too, walking guides and maps, plus a range of books suitable for all ages & interest.  Open seven days a week, see website for opening hours.
The Farmers Barn, Longtown, Herefordshire, HR2 0LT, Email: [email protected].
Tel: 01873 860444.

R&R Mailes For fresh and frozen locally sourced meats and poultry.
The Butchers Shop, Ewyas Harold, Hereford, Herefordshire HR2 0EX  Tel: 01981 240234

West End Garage, Vowchurch

Petrol & Diesel available with a convenience shop too.
Robert   HR2 0RA
Tel: 01981 550203 (shop) 550073 (workshop)
Car repair workshop & accessories.

Supermarket Deliveries in Hereford

Why not pre-order your groceries and have them in your fridge ready for your arrival.

The following supermarkets deliver to Holt Farm HR2 0PT

  • ASDA Hereford
  • Tesco in Hereford
  • Sainsbury’s in Hereford
  • Waitrose in Abergavenny

Mini Bus Services in Hereford

Hire a mini bus to get your entire group to the restaurant or event of your choice – and back again!

William Watkins, 01873 890353, Email:[email protected]

Rhys Maddy & Jill Jones  01981 510356

Taxi Services in Hereford

For smaller groups needing some transport to Hay-on-Wye or a train station.

Taxi Border Taxi 01497 821266

Booktown Taxi 07881 726547

We’ve compiled this list so you can prepare for your break at Holt Farm – food is at the heart of all good holidays! Please do ask us for more information specific to your needs.