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The Black Lion

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What you can expect during your visit
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
  • Single-use or sanitized menus
  • Contactless payment
Updated 15/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 15/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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PRICE RANGE
US$8 - US$31
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really nicely done food in a great location. Very welcome after a day mountain biking in brechfa. Staff/owners really friendly. Dogs and teenagers welcome.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the most lovely pint and lunch in the lovely beer garden! What a lovely tranquil location and such a nice welcome! Can’t wait to come back to try the mouthwatering restaurant menu.

Date of visit: April 2021
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P K, Owner at The Black Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. See you again soon hopefully 😊

Reviewed 27 September 2020

One of the best pub Sunday lunches ever - with lots of well cooked veg and great value. Friendly staff and good service in a lovely location.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 23 July 2020

Just had the most delicious beef burger with brisket in a tasty brioche bun and homemade chips. By far the best pub in the area, definitely worth a stop.

Date of visit: July 2020
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PK356, Owner at The Black Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2020

Thank you so much for your kind review.😊

Reviewed 19 March 2020

Lovely village pub serving excellent food. Loved our evening, the Salmon was perfect and the atmosphere, just right. We'll be back! Thank you Lyn and Phil.... M&L

Date of visit: February 2020
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PK356, Owner at The Black Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2020

Hope to see you again soon 😀

Reviewed 15 March 2020 via mobile

A quiet little pub tucked away in a small village - Sunday Lunch territory! After a damp walk with the spaniel in Brechfa we worked up an appetite for some lunch. Two courses each - starter and main. Lamb Cawl was the tastiest ever, and...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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PK356, Owner at The Black Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2020

Thank you so much for your kind words. 👍🏻😊

Reviewed 8 March 2020

We have visited this pub over 23 years and during this time met several landlords and landladies. we also travel from Mumbles so it is quite a long round journey. however it is worth it as this delightful inn has magnaminous hosts and serve excellent...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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PK356, Owner at The Black Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2020

Thank you we’re glad you always enjoy your visits with us 😊

Reviewed 7 March 2020

Lovely food in a warm, friendly and inviting atmosphere ! Reasonably priced. We will be returning soon !

Date of visit: February 2020
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PK356, Owner at The Black Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2020

Many thanks 😊

Reviewed 27 February 2020

We popped in for dinner on a cold night and were pleased to find the bar was warm and welcoming. The menu has a good range of choices but I was tempted by the t-bone pork on the specials menu. My partner fancied mussels but...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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PK356, Owner at The Black Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2020

Everyone loves a pork chop😀 We will be happy to see you again. Many thanks 😊

Reviewed 25 January 2020

We found this place whilst driving around camarthen. We searched dog friendly pubs and the black lion came up, the photos looked good and so we went. Two adults,one 10 month old and a little black dog, and were we happy! The place is gorgeous,...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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PK356, Owner at The Black Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2020

Thank you for you kind review. Hope you call in again when you’re next in the area. 😊

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  • Yes, The Black Lion is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

  • The Black Lion is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5