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The Forest Arms

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The Forest Arms is set in the middle of Brechfa Village near to the Mountain Bike Trails and Woodland Walks. Full of country charm with 5 different rooms and two open fires. Our Menu offers traditional dishes using local produce with Pub classics such as Home Made Pies, Fish and Chips, and colossal home made Burgers, Welsh Steaks, Curries, and , not to forget hearty puds and Free Trade Coffee Roasted locally. There is a specials board daily with lots of interesting options. Vegetarians are catered for. On Sundays we have a home made Roast.
PRICE RANGE
US$10 - US$23
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh
FEATURES
Parking Available, Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The owner was very friendly behind the bar whilst his wife cooked dinner. There was a good variety of food I had a hash starter with holandase sauce and a perfectly poached egg. I then had belly pork in a blackberry and honey glaze. It...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank hellen73
Withnail2, Owner at The Forest Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for you lovely review. We are glad everything was OK. It was lovely of you to take the time to come out and visit us on Valentines Day. Did you book for Sunday yet as we are nearly fully booked this Sunday ....... Looking...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of our favourite pubs Very cosy with log fires and comfy sofas Food is always superb - their burgers are really tasty Owners and staff are always friendly and efficient

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Melanie R
Withnail2, Owner at The Forest Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review. It really helps us.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was one of the nicest Sunday lunches we have had out for a long time, impressed! The staff were very friendly and attentive and we will call in again next time we are in Brechfa.

Date of visit: January 2019
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Withnail2, Owner at The Forest Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

That’s really lovely to read, we are So glad you enjoyed your Sunday Lunch with us and hope to see you again.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Lovely pub and surroundings with great walks nearby. The food was excellent. We called in with our Three dogs and were made to feel very welcome by the friendly staff. I would throughly recommend The Forest Arms.More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank James w
Withnail2, Owner at The Forest Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your recommendation.We are really glad you enjoyed your time with us. Just as a note for anyone reading this review,we can get busy with dogs and not all tables or areas allow dogs so it is recommended to book, particularly if you have...More

Reviewed 4 January 2019

We were greeted with the warmest of welcomes . So beautiful inside with lots of interesting artefacts, each had a story behind them. The food was absolutely gorgeous, really good size portions. Looking forward to going back again.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank nicola h
Reviewed 27 December 2018

Visited The Forest Arms last Saturday when meeting up with my sister and niece for lunch. We were made to feel very welcome by the owner who has established a lovely local pub which is full of character and charm and provides a really relaxing...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank paulguinea
Withnail2, Owner at The Forest Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2018

Thank you for your kind review. We are glad you had a nice time with us and we shall fluff up the pillows for your next visit ;)

Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

We are new to the area and were recommended this pub so we thought we'd check it out. A lovely warm friendly welcome. Good beer and excellent food in a gorgeous old building. Plenty of menu choices with additional specials. I had stuffed chicken breast...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Withnail2, Owner at The Forest Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2018

That was so nice to read on our day off ! Thanks so much, we are really pleased you enjoyed your food. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

Popped in here for an impromptu lunch meal after a running race in Brechfa forest. We were made to feel welcome immediately, the staff were lovely, food was spot on and reasonably priced and the beer was great. The best pub experience I’ve had in...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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George R, Owner at The Forest Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2018

We are so glad you enjoyed your visit. Thanks very much for your review. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 17 November 2018

On a recommendation, it was a real treat on damp dark evening to find The Forest Arms and be greeted by the owners George and Louise. We felt very welcomed and cosy especially on seeing a real log fire in the lounge area. In a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Shaun24
George R, Owner at The Forest Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2018

Thanks for your review. So glad you enjoyed your time with us. ....we are still on hols, it's raining :) the weather is better in Wales today 😠 Hope to see you again if you revisit the area.

Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Had a great evening meal at this restaurant Lovely homecooked food nice portion sizes and excellent taste Landlord was very friendly Thanks lovely evening

Date of visit: November 2018
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George R, Owner at The Forest Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2018

Thanks so much for your review, we are glad you enjoyed yourself. Please come again !

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Friday 12-3 and 6-11 Saturday is open all day. thanks
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