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Restaurant at The Castle of Brecon Hotel

Castle Square, Brecon Beacons National Park, Brecon LD3 9DB, Wales
+44 1874 624611
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lamb chops” (4 reviews)
“sea bass” (5 reviews)
“pudding” (12 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 21:30All hours
Bar, European, British, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Castle Square, Brecon Beacons National Park, Brecon LD3 9DB, Wales
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1 - 10 of 383 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We wound up here for an early dinner, after stopping by a nearby pub that had closed for meals but recommended dining at the Castle for good, local fare. We were fortunate to be ahead of peak dining hours, as we were escorted to a...More

Thank Beverly954
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a gem. Recommended by our host, this hotel provided an excellent choice of dishes and they lived up to their reputation. The staff were very professional and the food was excellent. We were fortunate enough to dine here twice. I recommend booking as we...More

Thank jmrtwil
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful dining room with beautiful views of the town and Castle grounds. It is elegantly decorated in grandeur calm with crisp white table cloths and sparkling glassware. Sunday lunch is an excellent choice of carvery with a choice of well done or rare roast beef...More

Thank bugrab
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely restaurant, modern and friendly staff. Food was served really quickly and well presented. We had battered haddock which was greasy. Onion rings were raw and chunky chips were also under cooked. Potentially lovely place to come for lunch if the food is prepared properly

3  Thank welshlion1975
Reviewed 5 August 2017

I ordered the beetroot and goats cheese gnocchi as I’m vegetarian and it sounded tasty. When it came it was dry gnocchi on salad leaves with goats’ cheese on top. As far as I’m concerned gnocchi is a potato dumpling which is served in some...More

3  Thank Amarajyoti
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Presentation was excellent but food was very average. Staff tried to rush us along to get out of the restaurant which is very annoying.

2  Thank CFStephens
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Far better than expected, to be honest. Good, traditional cooking with flashes of innovation and stylr. I look forward to going back.

Thank simonsarum
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We were surprised to find that there really are not any restaurants in Brecon town centre. Pubs, curry houses, chippies and Chinese, yes. Restaurants no. So we were relieved to find the Castle and managed to get a booking - not straightforward on a Friday...More

Thank JaneShorney
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Dined here on Sunday evening, Seat by the window with views over the Beacons. I had the lamb pie and my partner had duck, both were delicious. I was so full after the pie that I could not manage dessert but my partner had chocolate...More

Thank Kath J
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

My Fiance and I visited last month for an evening meal. We were a little disappointed with the incredibly slow service. All of the servers were lovely once you managed to get hold of them but that was a mission in itself. They did seem...More

1  Thank Jessgeorge90
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Questions & Answers
1 February 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from bubble303 | Reviewed this property |
no sure sorry
Marion H
23 April 2015|
Response from WhiteSwanInnManager | Property representative |
We have always 3 real ales available. Bass is our house ale and the other 2 keep changing regularly. At the moment we have Butty Bach and London Pride. Thanks for your interest.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$41
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castle Square, Brecon Beacons National Park, Brecon LD3 9DB, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Brecon Beacons National Park  >  Brecon
  • Phone Number: +44 1874 624611
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Castle of Brecon
Our Head Chef produces a menu which represents the best of seasonal cooking. Modern and traditional dishes sit comfortably alongside each other, all freshly prepared, using the best of locally sourced meat, fish and Welsh cheeses.
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