Chepstow Road, Sling, Forest of Dean GL16 8LH


To the Miners, Sling.


Our multi award winning restaurant offers a relaxed dining experience and only the freshest local ingredients from the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley.

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A family friendly country pub with great atmosphere. Serving locally produced Real ales, wines, ciders and spirits.


If you're looking for a unique and relaxed venue then we have just the place. Weddings, Christenings, Birthdays, Work events and Special Occasions. Let us host your event

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The Miners, Sling


Located in the beautiful Forest of Dean.

The Miners, Sling is a family run gastro pub that offers a relaxed and informal atmosphere with award winning food and drink.

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Always Fresh Always Local

We use only super fresh products most of which are sourced within a 10 mile radius, from local producers.


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Comfortable and bright rooms,  the perfect base to explore the wonderful Forest of Dean.


Walking distance to Clearwell Caves and Puzzle Wood and less than 10 minutes away from the popular Cycle centre in Cannop Valley .


Free wifi

Free Parking

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We change our menu daily and work with local producers to bring you

 the best seasonal ingredients in the Forest of Dean & Wye Valley.


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Sample Menu

Kids Menu

 To start and light bites Real olive company olives £2.50 (v) Local squash, tarragon soup with curry oil £4.95(gf) Pantsgawn goats cheese, onion and beetroot tatin with mixed leave £5.95 (v) Cowshill Farm reared breed pig terrine with pinapple and forest cider pickle £5.95 Pan seared Isle of Skye scallops, homemade black pudding, ham and pea galette £8.00 Miner’s smoked salmon, crayfish and prawn cocktail with seafood sauce £6.50(gf)  Main Course ( £5 Lunch Wednesday-Thursday 12.00-2.30 ) (M 2 course Wednesday –Thursday 5.30-6.30 (v) Crown Pumpkin ravioli with saute spinach,pinenuts and chilli flakes, Miners salad £10.50 (v) Lydney Park venison burger, rosemary, Gockett Farm cheddar , tomato jam and fries £11.50 Forest ale battered Cornish Haddock, tartar sauce, lemon and triple cooked chips £12.95 Whitby Scampi, tartar sauce, triple cooked chips and lemon £9.95 Carmalised Cowshill Farm ham, pineapple pickle, fried local white egg and lazy fries £8.95 Six hour slow cooked Cowshill belly pork, Miners black pudding, mash and Severn cider cream £14.95 Study of Forest lamb, homemade faggots, confit of shoulder and parcel with misco sauce £15.50 English fillet beef, slow roast oxtail samosa, beer & mustard hollandise and triple cooked chips £19.80 Cowshill Farm steaks with triple cooked chips,new potatoes or lazy fries and Miners salad (gf) 10oz Rump £14.95 10oz Ribeye £18.50 Red wine sauce £2.50 Pepper sauce £2.50 Ploughmans are available on the board in the bar  Puddings Miners Five reasons to love chocolate £6.50 Sticky toffee pudding, vanilla ice cream and toffee sauce £5.95 Affogatto, honey and whisky ice cream with a shot of espresso £5.95 (gf) Hillbrookes and homemade ice cream selection £5.75(3 scoop) (gf) (blackcurrant sorbet, vanilla, honey and whisky and Turkish delight, raspberry sorbet, buzz fizz sorbet ) Trio of Lemon £5.95 ( tart, sorbet and lemon possette )

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Assistant Manager


We are seeking an Assistant Manager to support the day to day running of our multi award winning pub.


5 days a week between 7:00am & 12:00am, hours and shifts to be discussed. Will include evenings, weekends and bank holidays, must have experience in a similar role and a good knowledge of food. Competitive rates of pay for the right person.


Excellent communication and leadership skills a must.


To apply please e mail CV.



Weekly Specials & Offers


From hearty local steaks and carve your own Sunday joints to our famous 'pot luck' Monday menu, there is something for everyone.


NEW £5 Lunch

12-2:30 Wednesday & Thursday

applies to selected main course meals



Steak night for 2

Saturday from 5:30pm onwards.

2 x local steaks and a bottle of wine.

From £20.00

Early Bird

2 Courses for £9.95

Choose any 2 courses from the 'M' menu for £9.95.

 Wed & Thur 5:30 - 6:30PM


Famous Pot Luck Menu

All food is half price  - Monday nights only, from 6:00pm

Half Price

Carve at the table

Sunday roast

Sunday 12pm - 4pm



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