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The Black Lion

££ - £££, British,
Abergorlech Road | Abergorlech, Carmarthen SA32 7SN, Wales
+44 1558 685271
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Overview
  • Excellent91%
  • Very good7%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (4 reviews)
“chicken kiev” (2 reviews)
“burger” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00 Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
LOCATION
Abergorlech Road | Abergorlech, Carmarthen SA32 7SN, Wales
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1 - 10 of 41 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this pub at the beginning of January with some friends on their recommendation, and I was not disappointed! This place is a real find and although slightly off the 'beaten track', is well worth a visit. I had the Welsh beef curry half and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank the_swallows
PK356, Owner at The Black Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for taking the time to review your visit. We look forward to seeing you again some time. Diolch eto 😀

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to The Black Lion after seeing it advertised in our holiday cottage. Oh my god what a beautiful, friendly, relaxing place to go. As soon as we arrived the staff were very welcoming and accommodated us with our dog in the bar area....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Charlie2765
PK356, Owner at The Black Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for your lovely review. We are so glad you enjoyed your time with us. Hopefully we will see you again soon. 👍😀

Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Visited here today after a walk and had a delicious Sunday dinner. The soup starter of red pepper tomato and chilli was soo tasty followed by a pork roast with a variety of veg. Great food, super friendly service in a fab cosy pub. Will...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jesss548
PK356, Owner at The Black Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2018

See you again soon. Diolch yn fawr. 😀

Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

After a warm welcome my party of 3 ordered different meals each of which were absolutely superb. Homemade and delicious we had gammon, chicken kiev and Turkey & leek pie. Everything was tasty and served with a smile. Looking forward to returning.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank hoffcilgerran
PK356, Owner at The Black Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2018

We are so glad you enjoyed your visit. See you again soon 👍🏻

Reviewed 30 September 2018

What a wonderful place to spend our last lunch stop on our cycling holiday. Very friendly service with great food especially the mushroom and blue cheese sandwich and vegetarian burger. There is a lovely beer garden across the road in which to relax and enjoy...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Stephen_and_Mary
PK356, Owner at The Black Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2018

Many thanks for your kind review. Hope you enjoyed your trip. Maybe we will see you again soon. 😀

Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Very quirky old fashioned pub in the middle of no where, but wow, the food was well worth the wait, home made pie that was not only big in size but full of very good meat that was so tender it fell apart, the veg...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Carl B
PK356, Owner at The Black Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Thank you so much for your review. Glad you enjoyed the food and the welcome. Your rescue dog was gorgeous and very well behaved. It was a pleasure meeting all three of you. Hope to see you again in the future. Diolch yn fawr eto....More

Reviewed 16 September 2018

If you want a warm welcome,delicious well cooked food and excellent beers etc in a spotlessly clean dog friendly country pub then this is the place for you. In the last 9 days we have eaten at the pub 4 times. The highlight for me...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Eyles63
PK356, Owner at The Black Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review The Black Lion Abergorlech. It was a pleasure to have you visit with your lovely little dog. We hope you’ll pop in if you are in the area again! Diolch eto! 😀🍔🍺

Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

We visited here with our four young children on a rainy Saturday night. Well what a lovely place. It was homely attentive staff, wonderful proper home cooked food, even for the kids and good beer selection. Clearly a popular place with locals and tourists we...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank contactrjm
PK356, Owner at The Black Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Many thanks. We are so happy to hear you felt relaxed in our pub!! Hopefully you will return with your lovely family again one day. Diolch eto 😀

Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

We visited this pub/restaurant during a family holiday to Crugybar lasy week. 6 adults and 3 children (one of which was my son who is 16 months old and hates sitting still for any longer than one course) is not an easy party to cater...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank lisaknowles1991
P K, Owner at The Black Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review. We’re glad you enjoyed your visit, the food and the toys! It was our pleasure to have you here and the children were no trouble at all. Hopefully we will see you again...More

Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Have been several times since the new owners took over last year. Good choice of food and good quality. Warm welcome and dog friendly. Burger and Fish Pie are recommended. Relaxing and cosy pub to go to for lunch/drink after a walk or bike ride...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank SpringersRetreat
P K, Owner at The Black Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Many thanks for your review. The fish pie is my favourite too!!! See you again soon Diolch yn fawr eto.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$26
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Abergorlech Road | Abergorlech, Carmarthen SA32 7SN, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Carmarthenshire  >  Carmarthen
  • Phone Number: +44 1558 685271
  • E-mail
Description
Sold on 12th october. New owners currently refurbishing restaurant but bar open for food and drinks. See website, facebook for further information
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