survey result

Summary

£117
£££££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“The Wye Valley setting is remote and peaceful” at Chris & Kirsty Harrod’s restaurant-with-rooms, which is again enthusiastically endorsed for its “fascinating (I had to ask about the ingredients, many of which seem to have been foraged or grown locally) cooking with a stunning level of skill, care and attention going into every plate”, plus “interesting wine pairings” and “informed and professional service”. In October 2019 the couple purchased the freehold, with plans to up the degree of luxury and number of rooms.

Summary

£117
£££££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“The Wye Valley setting is remote and peaceful” at Chris & Kirsty Harrod’s restaurant-with-rooms, which is again enthusiastically endorsed for its “fascinating (I had to ask about the ingredients, many of which seem to have been foraged or grown locally) cooking with a stunning level of skill, care and attention going into every plate”, plus “interesting wine pairings” and “informed and professional service”. In October 2019 the couple purchased the freehold, with plans to up the degree of luxury and number of rooms.

Summary

£114
£££££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Top chef, outstanding food, a great fine dining experience”: Great British Menu chef, Chris Harrod continues to inspire high acclaim at this stylish restaurant-with-rooms in the Wye Valley, with his “Noma-esque” cuisine. “Vaut le détour!”.

Summary

£82
 ££££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“In the middle of the lush Wye valley” (“no mobile reception here”), this long acclaimed “foodie gem” regained its star shortly after the arrival of chef/proprietor Chris Harrod in 2013 (and lost ‘The Crown’ from its name shortly after). Fans proclaim the “locally sourced and foraged” cuisine “unique” (“Noma in Britain!”) with the “added benefit of eight comfy rooms to sleep it off”.

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The Whitebrook, Restaurant with Rooms Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Whitebrook, Restaurant with Rooms Restaurant in NP25, Whitebrook by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Whitebrook, Restaurant with Rooms restaurant.
Steven B
Just off the River Wye on a small lane make...
Reviewed 12 days ago

"Just off the River Wye on a small lane makes finding a little challenge. Also parking is limited so beware if the hotel is full too. They seem to have quite a few charming rooms (not tested). The lunch offer is basically 3 or 5 course offer. We had the 3 course version at £47 and by sharing the plates, we could sample all but one of the 5 course offer. The 5 courses are the same portion size so if you choose this eschew the excellent home baked bread! Duck liver with confit was smooth and rich; Elderflower cured salmon was amazing for salmon but less unusual than other courses. We rarely eat meat but made an exception here for the Ryeland lamb which proved wise as it was so tender and tasty. Cornish Cod with (a few) razor clams was also outstanding. Desserts are OK - ours took so long (40 minutes) to prepare that we had to complain and the meal lasted over 2 hours. We were not is a rush and it was comfortable but still not impressive. Especially as the deserts were not exactly the most complex part of the meal, simple home grown strawberries or black cherries with ice cream! £135 for 2 with 2 glasses of wine, no coffee"

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Chris V
We were here two years ago for the lunchtim...
Reviewed 1 months, 11 days ago

"We were here two years ago for the lunchtime tasting 5 course menu. I can honestly say that I have never had such delicious vegetarian and vegan fare with so much wonderful attention to detail. Every mouthful was a complete joy. We are heading back for the dinner, bed and breakfast experience in July and are counting the days"

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Daniel E
The degree of care and attention take throu...
Reviewed 10 months, 5 days ago

"The degree of care and attention take through the entire service was excellent, the pairing of unusal herbs grown or forridged nearby made for a challenginh and thought provoking lunch experience tucked away in the middle third of the Wye Valley. If you have to pass nearby book a table,in fact just book anyway."

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Whitebrook, NP25 4TX
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
TuesdayCLOSED
WednesdayCLOSED
Thursday12 pm‑2 pm, 7 pm‑9 pm
Friday12 pm‑2 pm, 7 pm‑9 pm
Saturday12 pm‑2 pm, 7 pm‑9 pm
Sunday12 pm‑2 pm, 7 pm‑9 pm

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