Eating Out

Kington and its surrounding area have a great variety of cafes, pubs and restaurants to choose from. Here is a list of our top restaurants just a short drive from us which have proved popular with our guests. It is advisable to call ahead first to check if they are serving food for when you plan to visit and of course, during weekends and seasonal highs please do book ahead to avoid disappointment. 

Best Foodie Places

The Stagg Inn 

4.3miles, 01544 230221, Titley, HR5 3RL

A very popular restaurant and one of the best places to eat around Kington. Delicious nibbles inspired starters, fresh local food cooked to perfection with an innovative twist. Good selection of vegetarian and vegan options. The furnishings are a collection of old curiosities and genuine antiques provide a warm and cozy decor. A cute garden area provides al fresco dining options in the summer months. Start off with a drink in their characterful cozy beamed bar and try their wide selection of local gins. Be sure to book in advance as they get very busy.

The Cider Barn 

8.5miles, 01544 388161, Pembridge, HR6 9ED

The Cider Barn has been artfully restored into a beautiful restaurant without losing its charm. It is situated in a wonderful country setting celebrating Herefordshire's local and seasonal produce. Chef Sophie has a passion for good food serving inventive, mouth watering and well presented dishes cooked to perfection. A wide selection of vegetarian and vegan options to choose from and always great for Sunday lunch. Best local organic cider in the area.

The Riverside Inn 

12.4miles, 01568 708440, Aymestrey, HR6 9ST

Winner of Visit England Best Tourism Pub 2018, this 16th century black and white building is situated on the edge of Mortimer Forrest surrounded by the pretty River Lugg valley. Owner and chef Andy, has done a great job restoring the old building. His passion for food is taken to another level. Whilst delivering outstanding food, the Riverside Inn does not only source local produce but even has its own kitchen garden with 50 different types of homegrown fruit and vegetables, creating a mix of new and traditional flavours.

The Bateman Arms

8.5miles, 01568 708374, Shobdon, HR6 9LX

An upcoming restaurant over the last couple of years set in a c1750 building. Our favourite for Sunday roasts in the area, their gravy is one to remember. Run by the friendly Abi and a passionate head chef, Tom who is constantly inventive creating new dishes and always have a wide-ranging menu. They have a nice beer garden for summer days and there are some nice local walks in the area too

The Oak  

15miles, 01568 770424, Wigmore, HR6 9UJ

The Oak at Wigmore boasts a Michelin star offering a fine dining experience in a stylish restored barn with original exposed beams and a relaxed atmosphere. The hands-on owners serve modern British food, made with fresh local ingredients, exquisitely presented. Fabulous Sunday lunch, we could drink a whole jug of their delicious gravy. 

Gourmet Dish

Within Walking Distance

The Royal Oak

A character country pub serving traditional English pub food with one of the best beer gardens in Kington.

The Swan

Specializing in steaks and gins. Only a three minute walk down the road.

Ye Olde Tavern

A changing menu of freshly prepared food is served at the end of the week. Worth trying their local ales and lagers.

Burton Hotel

A traditional former coaching inn with an extensive menu and pretty garden.

Taj Mahal  

Serves Indian and Bangladeshi cuisine. Not licensed so bring your own drinks.

Oxford Arms

Homemade traditional pub food with and a good range of local cask ales.

More Popular Places Near By


14.3miles, 01497 847550, Glasbury, HR3 5LH

Beautifully furnished and decorated restaurant in comfortable and relaxed atmosphere. Near Hay on Wye.

The Harp Inn

4.1miles, 01544 350655, Old Radnor, LD8 2RH

A thriving 15th century welsh long house pub with traditional oak beams and crackling log fires situated on a hilltop with breathtaking views over the Radnor Valley. Especially beautiful on a sunny summers day.

The Kings House

7.8miles, 01544 388029, Pembridge, HR6 9HH

A fine example of a 14th century black and white building in the nearby village of Pembridge. Full of character and exposed timber beams. A popular local restaurant with cozy atmosphere providing a quality dining experience.


10.7miles, 01544 318206, Weobley, HR4 8SB.

A cute little restaurant with a unique ambiance and delicious food, offering great value for money. They can get very busy in the evenings, so plan ahead.