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Blue Boar Pub

) #6 of 28 Restaurants in Hay-on-Wye ££ - £££ , British,
Castle Street, Hay-on-Wye HR3 5DF, Wales
+44 1497 820884
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Open Now
09:30 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Castle Street, Hay-on-Wye HR3 5DF, Wales
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The bar service was very slow and drinks were very expensive. We ordered two chicken curries but when they arrived there was precious little chicken, three small cubes, and loads of vegetables, small portion of rice and chips. At £14.00 we thought this was grossly...More

Thank calsonicbeer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We needed some lunch in Hay and thus pub was to hand. We were not disappointed by either the menu or the lunch. Not too good for someone who wanted a salad by 'Hay' the Welsh rarebit on a bun went down well af did...More

Thank ga5tro
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting on a sunny day, we chose the Blue Boar for a snack lunch. Very friendly. We sat in the small garden, a bit of a smokers' corner. When in Wales, Welsh rarebit is a must.

Thank Dopheen
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went twice, once for a lunchtime snack and again for dinner. Only one small complaint I asked for my steak to be medium rare and I would have preferred for it to be a little more 'bloody'. The barmaid Amber was lovely, a real...More

Thank pelly_12
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent choice of draught beers and varied list of wines by the glass. Pub Grub also offered a good choice and was well served. The bap would have been better either untoasted or more lightly toasted - only criticism. Salad accompaniment was very good with...More

Thank martinu
Reviewed 1 week ago

An interesting and varied menu. Well cooked and prepared food. Cheeful pleasant service. What more do you want.

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a quick stop off and bite to eat in the garden, we found it quite odd that dogs were allowed in the restaurant but not the garden! Food was lovely, large glass of wine was a small one and it was quite...More

Thank TaraEm1987
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Glad we were able to get reservations that night. This place is little pricey, but we felt it was worth it!

Thank Saruman1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been recommended this place so we arrived with high expectations. On Monday nights, even in mid-summer, many of the restaurants in Hay are closed. Perhaps, this one should have been too. My partner ordered fish pie and I ordered the Mediterranean Fish Stew....More

Thank don m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we always start our day in hay on wye with a drink in the blue boar,as normal we went in and to our amazement it was empty [ first time ever ] as we sometimes eat lunch there we asked for the menu, "its being...More

Thank bobthegardener2016
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6 August 2016|
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Response from Colette H | Reviewed this property |
yes i have been in with my two. They were very welcoming 😊
Jenny P
25 February 2015|
Response from Colette H | Reviewed this property |
yes there are two areas where dogs are allowed. They were very welcoming. I have 2 a jrt and husky.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castle Street, Hay-on-Wye HR3 5DF, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Powys  >  Hay-on-Wye
  • Phone Number: +44 1497 820884
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