The Forest of Dean and Wye Valley is a good area for traditional cooking and local food, and here and there you will find modern and international influences too.
On the Visit Forest of Dean web site you can download a Guide to eating out and local produce in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean. There is also a web page listing cafes, tearooms, pubs, restaurants and food producers here: Eating in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean
There are local markets in most of the Forest towns, a small country market in Coleford on Fridays and Saturdays, and monthly Produce Markets in St Briavels and Soudley.
These are the places to eat in the Four Villages:
Miners Country Inn & Restaurant, Chepstow Road, Sling. Web site: Miners Country Inn Phone 01594 836632.
The Orepool Inn and Motel, Sling. Facebook page: Orepool Inn Phone 01594 833277