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Drovers Rest

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Dolecoed Road, Llanwrtyd Wells LD5 4RA, Wales
+44 1591 610264
10:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 22:00
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Tue 10:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 22:00
Thu - Sun 10:30 - 15:30
Thu - Sat 19:00 - 22:00
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Prestatyn, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in here when passing for coffee and cake. A delightful little restaurant with fabulous balcony to rear overlooking the Afon Irfon. The dog was made welcome and the coffee and cake excellent. Unfortunately I could not contact my son who was picking me up later as there is very poor phone signal here on EE. The owner very kindly... More 

Thank teithwyr2017
Northampton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here for my husband's birthday on Saturday. Restaurant was quiet, but cosy. We both had fillet steaks, great quality and melt in mouth, lots of lovely fresh vegetables and a comprehensive list of homemade desserts. Service was friendly and a good choice of wines too. Would recommend.

Thank 21DHarding
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70 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the restaurant after reading the many excellent reviews, having previously dined at the nearby Carlton Riverside. Perhaps our experience was not typical of previous reviewers, but we left wishing we had booked into the Carlton. On the positive side the bar was very pleasant with a good view over the river, with a good selection of reasonably priced... More 

Thank strawberrypig
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I had an opportunity to visit this restaurant twice over the Easter weekend with a group of friends, first time we all just had a piece of cake and drinks each. I am not a fan of simnel cake, however the one offered here was exquisite. Light, moist and well spiced with a layer of marzipan on top and some... More 

Thank gakko1986
St Albans, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The food and service in this little cosy restaurant is second to none. Whenever I visit my relatives in Wales, I drive over an hour especially to eat here, as I know the food will be great, and the service will be friendly and efficient.

Thank the_goldfish2000
Wrexham County, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Lovely quaint place, scones and hot chocolate gorgeous, owner was lovely, helpful and welcoming. Would visit again.

Lymm, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Attended a wedding anniversary a couple of weeks back. It is only fair to say the hospitality offered was exceptional. Despite catering for approx. 30 persons, all the food was of a very high standard, every one I spoke to said that the meal was first class, so well done team drovers rest !

Thank daveabrown
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a meal with friends whilst visiting the area. It was quiet for a Friday evening and service was good. As a bit of a fussy veggie I had no trouble picking choices on the menu. The meal was good quality and plentiful. After starters and mains we couldn't manage dessert, but plenty of choice. We enjoyed far too... More 

Thank Kate W
Swansea, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

I have called her several times en route through Mid Wales and always had a pleasant welcome and a good freshly prepared meal. A wide variety of meals is served all day. If you like a homely atmosphere with no nonsense well prepared food you will not be disappointed. If the sun is shining take a table outside by the... More 

Thank JohnSwansea_U_K_
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Visited with a group of friends for lunch. Generous sized portions of very tasty well cooked food including chicken, pork and fish. The desserts were delicious. The host/chef Peter James is very friendly and made us feel welcome throughout our visit. Would highly recommend as this restaurant offers seriously excellent food in comfortable surroundings.

Thank MJAC2001

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
British, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 15:30
10:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 22:00
10:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 22:00
10:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 22:00
10:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dolecoed Road, Llanwrtyd Wells LD5 4RA, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Powys  >  Llanwrtyd Wells
  • Phone Number: +44 1591 610264

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?