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A traditional Welsh country pub - from original oak beams, cosy rooms & roaring fire to homemade locally sourced ingredients & Welsh speaking staff. A True taste of Wales!
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in yesterday for lunch on our way home from holiday. Warm welcome and lovely warm cosy pub. Really nice home made food which we both enjoyed very much. We live too far away to frequent this lovely Inn but always eat here if passing....Would highly recommend and certainly will be back on many occasions.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 9 March 2024

Great service, tasty, home cooked food and a warm welcome in an excellent characterful Welsh pub. Lovely to be able to speak Welsh with staff too. Would highly recommend the Hunter's chicken. The bacon was delicious and the onion rings gigantic, light and delicious. Diolch...yn fawr.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 2 March 2024 via mobile

Ordered from the Welsh themed menu for St David's day. Sewin and Lamb Shank followed by Homemade Peach Cheesecake. All the food was stunning. Roaring open fire added to atmosphere

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 17 February 2024

A very friendly and pleasant welcome. The food we chose was excellent and very tasty. The staff could not be any more accomodating

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 13 February 2024 via mobile

Excellent food and service for dinner tonight. Visiting area with friends and 💯 recommend. Special mention to Angharad F, your new waitress, who did a great job and was very friendly and smiley

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 13 February 2024

well what can i say had a wonderful welcome tonight at the butchers arms with lynwen and daffydd had a three course meal for hubbys birthday starters was cockles which were very tasty hunters chicken to follow with lovely bbq sauce and saute potatoes followed...by lemon cheesecake perfect meal would recommend to go hereMore

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 9 February 2024

Went with my wife,daughter and son in law service was excellent ,food great ,staff and locals so friendly would definitely visit again when in area again to all concerned thank you very much

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 4 February 2024 via mobile

Warm welcome as we entered, all staff so friendly and helpful. Excellent choice on the menu with something for everyone. Food delicious and well presented. Looking forward for a return visit.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 21 January 2024 via mobile

Went out for a meal Saturday night, very friendly helpful staff, both me and my partner had steaks that were cooked to perfection.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 23 December 2023 via mobile

Dinner with friends some were vegetarian and ordered vegetarian turkey dinner I had to ask what was on their plates as it looked like cardboard. I ordered cod with chorizo which was just plain dry fish very overcooked with fried cheap chorizo and I think...sprouts which came with a very small portion of frozen chips followed by baileys cheesecake but I couldn’t detect any Baileys. This is the most beautiful pub and used to have good food. I left there feeling sad and ripped off. They really need someone in their kitchen that can cookMore

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 20 December 2023 via mobile

Booked in advance the Christmas party menu, The turkey dinner was very disappointing, pre packed turkey, 1 roast potato. The highlight was the cauliflower cheese and gravy which was lovely and the only thing that was hot. Xmas pudding was bland and the brandy sauce...was more like custard. Those that had cheesecake said it was very nice. We have eaten here many times over the years and never had food here of this poor standard before. Hopefully it was just the Xmas menu!More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 10 November 2023 via mobile

What find this was we had just visited the botanical gardens and we googled places to eat this came up,my wife read some of the menu I was hooked,it was only 2.3 mins from the botanical gardens.They were quite busy but fitted us in the...service was quick and friendly our drinks order was taken ,we were give the specials board and bot ordered the Thai chicken curry. We also had a dessert I had the cheesecake my wife had the white chocolate roulade,if we are around this area again we will make sure we drop inMore

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 31 October 2023 via mobile

My wife and myself went there on Saturday 28 October. The staff were great as well as the food. The only downside was the 1 pint of bitter shandy and 1 pint of larger shandy these were £5 each. I thought a bit expensive.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 14 October 2023 via mobile

Booked our wedding reception at the butcher’s arms for 18 people. Excellent two course dinner, plenty of food all delicious especially the strawberry cheesecake. In the evening we had a buffet for 30 people. The standard of food continued. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the meal and...buffet. Tomas, Charlotte and Fiona (and chefs) were extremely accommodating ensuring that our special day was even more special. We thoroughly recommend booking any event here as you will not be disappointed.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 1 October 2023 via mobile

Lovely welcome with new owners staff we very polite we had pork main meal and pasta bake then crunchy cheese cake and sticky toffee pudding with ice cream it was all nice will be going back there

Date of visit: October 2023
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