Traditional Pub and Authentic Indian Restaurant

Welcome to The Forge Hammer

The Forge Hammer is located in Lower Lydbrook and set in the Wye Valley, an area of outstanding natural beauty and just 100m from The River Wye. We are able to offer a range of cask conditioned ales, draught lagers and ciders, wines, spirits and soft drinks.

Our latest  addition to The Forge Hammer is our newly installed Microbrewery know as Lydbrook Valley Brewing Company. Production started in April 2018. We currently produce 2 cask conditioned ales. Lydbrook Valley I.P.A (India Pale Ale) 4.5% abv, Viaduct Ale (English Ale) 4.5% abv, and a keg IPA FS1E 4.5% abv (Fizzy). All are unfined and unfiltered so are Vegan friendly. We will usually have an experimental beer on as well.

Incorporated within The Forge Hammer is River Spice Indian restaurant. Offering a new and exciting taste of the Indian Sub-Continent. River Spice staff offer diners a complete gastronomic experience. We work hard in maintaining exceptionally high standards of cooking and service for every customer. We cater for group bookings, events, special occasions and outside catering.

From Easter until the end of September we have a Gourmet Burger truck situated in the car park at The Forge Hammer. Serving a selection of different snacks, meals and drinks. Open in the morning to serve early birds whether they be local, canoers, walkers or just passers by.

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The Forge Hammer,
Forge Row,
Lower Lydbrook, GL17 9NP

Tel: 01594 860310 Bar
Tel: 01594 860682 Restaurant
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