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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
About
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. We have a large Beer Garden to the rear of the Pub, with a gated link to the Play Park next door. We welcome dogs, and muddy mountain bikers.
PRICE RANGE
US$11 - US$25
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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were made very welcome. The service was timely and friendly. The roast beef and roast turkey were very tasty. The variety of vegetables was tremendous. The Nutroast tasted by 4 of our party was not tasty. It was the only vegetarian option for the...More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had takeaway Sunday lunch and wow! Generous portion is an underestimate. Tender roast beef, yorkshire pud, roast and boiled potatoes, creamed swede, carrots, roast parsnip and cabbage - all beautifully cooked and was still piping hot when we got home. The crumble and custard...More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 9 May 2021

The food from The Forest Arms was absolutely beautiful. We had burgers the Saturday night which were so good and filling all wrapped up and easy to travel. The Sunday roast on Sunday wrapped up on our plates was all warm and ready to be...More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 9 May 2021 via mobile

Amazing food & great service at this beautuful pub. Unfortunately due to covid & weather it was only open for take away, but still managed to provide 5 star meal & faultless service despite the restrictions. We enjoyed both the Forresters & Ravensburger burger, also...More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 9 May 2021

Absolutely fantastic! We had 4 takeaway roast dinners- we were staying in Old school barn. We walked up and collected- food was delicious, piping hot and made our day! Thank you Forest arms and well done!👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 22 November 2020

3 diners - we all had different starters and mains and all enjoyed them. Lovely food and good portions - all at a very reasonable price. 2 had deserts which they tell me were also excellent.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 7 October 2020 via mobile

This place was recommended by our hosts Claire and Andrea and Winllan Farm. They said the food was brilliant with good portions... and they were certainly not wrong there!! They were able to accept a last minute dog-friendly booking. We were greeted by a warm...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Withnail2, Owner at The Forest Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2020

Thanks very much for your thoughtful review. We are glad you found a nice walk to wear off your Sunday lunch !! We appreciate your feedback on the team and the food, and appreciated so much, reading this today.

Reviewed 30 September 2020 via mobile

Service was amazing really polite, the food was incredible, highly recommend the mint lamb Burger and dogs are allowed which we loved and made the experience even better ! Can’t recommend this place more !

Date of visit: September 2020
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Withnail2, Owner at The Forest Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2020

We are so glad you had a nice time with us and thanks so much for your kind and helpful review 🙏🏻

Reviewed 19 September 2020

Friendly country pub. Staff were lovely and friendly great service. Food was amazing. We had the Raven Burgers which were delicious. Presentation was great also.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Withnail2, Owner at The Forest Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2020

Thanks so much. We are glad you like the Ravenburger. Happy you enjoyed your time with us.

Reviewed 28 August 2020

We had a really lovely meal here. Beautiful pub with a great atmosphere and friendly, attentive staff. All meals were of top quality and enjoyed by both children and adults. We'd recommend the meatballs and lamb rump if they're on the menu and the baileys...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Withnail2, Owner at The Forest Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2020

Thats really kind of you to post that review. Thanks so much.

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Friday 12-3 and 6-11 Saturday is open all day. thanks
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The Forest Arms is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 5