PUBS top the list of Tripadvisor's best-rated eateries in and around Leominster.

With 67 restaurants, pubs and cafes in Leominster and surrounding villages reviewed on the site, we have taken a look at the top ten, as reviewed by Tripadvisor users.

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1. The White Lion

Taking the top spot, with 268 of its 287 Tripadvisor reviewers rating it either excellent or very good, is The White Lion on Etnam Street.

"Exceptional service, exceptional food - good quality pub food," wrote SashaBono.

"Deserve the trade, very friendly staff having to cope with exceptional circumstances."

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2. Fisherman's Arms

Docklow's Fisherman's Arms is second, with 314 of 334 rating it excellent or very good.

B5344Rstevem wrote: "Fantastic menu to cater for all needs , meals cooked to perfection and the portion sizes are more than very generous .

"Staff are all professional , very friendly and treat you like a regular from the minute you enter. It's like your comfy local you've spent years in from day one of your visit here and somewhere you don't want to leave .

"Flawless and compliments a wonderful holiday venue with fishing that's right up with any venue in the UK."

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3. The Angel

This country pub in Kingsland takes third place, with 357 of 435 reviewers rating it excellent or very good.

"The food is excellent, the quality of food is great, the service is really good and the staff very friendly and helpful. The tables are well spaced and social distancing is well observed. Thoroughly recommended," wrote TurbineJon_12.

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4. The Hickory Stick

Fourth is The Hickory Stick at Ford Bridge, with 216 of 235 rating it excellent or very good.

"Brilliant service, lovely food," wrote Margaret887.

"Called in on spec for lunch, this restaurant having been recommended by somebody else.

"Really friendly staff, and very efficient. The food was very good, both main and desert. Prices are very good for what is served. We were really impressed, the dining room is lovely, with a bar, all clean and tidy. We will call again without doubt."

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5. The Stockton Cross

The Stockton Cross in Kimbolton takes fifth place, with 254 of 316 visitors rating it excellent or very good.

"Fantastic find of a pub," wrote Leeds_Newcastle.

"Booked a table at the Stockton Cross to celebrate my parents wedding anniversary. Great social distancing measures were evident as soon as we walked through the door with well spaced out tables and staff wearing masks. The staff were incredibly friendly and attentive. The food a cut above anything we had during our stay in Herefordshire with real thought given to the flavours on the plate. "Cannot recommend highly enough."

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6. The Grape Vaults

Sixth is The Grape Vaults in Broad Street, with 118 of 124 reviewers rating it excellent or very good.

"Had a drive out to Leominster and went for lunchtime drink," wrote Peter D.

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"Couple on next table had a lunch which made us feel hungry. Had roast chicken which was very nice and reasonably priced. All in all a very enjoyable experience and would definitely use this old worldly pub again."

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7. The Barons Cross Inn

Taking seventh place is The Barons Cross Inn, Barons Cross Road, with 46 of 47 reviewers rating it excellent or very good.

"Driving home from Pembrokeshire to the Midlands we stumbled across the Barons Cross Inn and called in for something to eat with our dog," wrote Jemmac883

"We ordered the cheese burger (amazing and excellent quality) and pizza box (freshly made and huge portions) as well as delicious onion rings. The chips were something else though- crispy and so tasty. The pizza box beat my other half despite his best efforts to defeat it!

"Landlady and locals were incredible friendly. Made to feel so welcome and will definitely make a return visit on our next road trip through the area.

"In summary- food was incredible, service was faultless and couldn’t find any reason not to give it a perfect review."

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8. Taste of India

This West Street restaurant and takeaway is in eighth, with 174 of 198 rating it excellent or very good.

"You cannot get better quality authentic Indian food," wrote Camper806874.

"I use this restaurant regularly and since the lockdown have had many takeaways and deliveries, still a very friendly service from Islam, Ali and the staff, superb chefs you cannot get better authentic Indian Food than this.

"I am boring and generally stick to the same each time - king prawn butterfly starter and main course king prawn saag, hot madras or vindaloo, but various family members have had other meals including mild vegetarian curry with mushrooms and potatoes, all beautifully prepared. I cannot give this restaurant enough praise - 5 star."

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9. The Flying Dutchman Cafe

In ninth place is this Corn Street cafe, with 177 out of its 200 reviews either excellent or very good.

Susan D wrote: "It does say that if you want to use the restaurant you have to go upstairs but due to mobility problems I can not use stairs so my daughter asked if we could sit downstairs instead.

"The lovely lady who served us went out of her way to help. She took our order for us downstairs and then bought the food down to us. She was extremely helpful.

"We had a large breakfast which was absolutely delicious and piping hot. Will definitely go back again."

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10. Jalalabad

In at number 10 is Etnam Street's Jalalabad, with 151 of 175 diners rating its Indian cuisine as excellent or very good.

"Great service and AMAZING food," wrote vincennienne.

"We visited Leominster to see family and weren't expecting to find many places open, but stumbled across this absolute gem. The staff were warm and friendly and the food was divine.

"My husband got the garlic king prawn and let me have a bit - one of the best things I've ever had (made me regret not getting a starter!) I had a chicken dish from the "specialties" menu (sorry, I don't remember what is was called) and a paratha and both were fantastic.

"Highly recommended and will definitely be back."