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Heol Y Meinciau | Pontyates,, Llanelli, Wales
+44 1269 861369
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Nice and friendly village pub, not a big menu (which can sometimes over complicate things). Our food was great, service was great. I can't say a bad word. It wasn't very busy, but was a school night.

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Thank Nick W
Swansea, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

I was really pleased that I decided to call in and take a look at their menu, My mum and I decided to have the lamb cawl absolutely delicious plenty of meat and vegetables, with a bread roll and butter £11 for the two of us, Value for money, looking forward to our next visit fish and homemade chips.

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Thank cherrytreelodge
Wales, United Kingdom
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426 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 330 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

We went to the Square and Compass for lunch on a very quiet day. We've always thought it was a nice old pub and we have had some excellent meals there in the past, though we haven't visited for quite a few years now. There were a couple of others in the pub enjoying a drink, but no one else... More 

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3 Thank RojBlake
Llanelli, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Well well well. . . An absolutely faultless Sunday carvery in Pontiets. Went to the Square and Compass after trying the rugby club who aren't doing food at present. Generous beyond belief, the landlord almost forcing ever-thicker slices of pork and beef onto my plate, a good range of veg and HOT PLATES! Super reasonable prices and a nice atmosphere... More 

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1 Thank Owbow
Carmarthenshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 May 2016

I visited the Square and Compass for the first time last weekend with my family and it will definitely not be our last visit. We were met with a warm and friendly welcome from the staff and locals and the food was really nice and great value for money. Everyone enjoyed their meals including both my children aged 5 and... More 

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Thank Ian J
Swansea, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Food is basic but has always been home cooked every time we go there. The staff are friendly & the place has a very homely feeling to it. It's a fab place to visit either for a drink or for food. Children have a warm welcome there.

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Thank Emma J
Pembrey, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Warm and inviting with its open fire.friendly welcome,with personal touch, food is of excellent quality and good value.will definately return to try the carvery,a little gem.

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Thank Fiona T
Caerphilly County, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2015

Traditional Sunday roast in a comfortable and well layer out pub/restaurant. Meals were served in the bar or in a small restaurant area in the rear. Good service with the food being served from a small car very. Would certainly recommend it.

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Thank Ceri R
Burry Port, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2015

Lovely atmosphere and an beautiful Sunday lunch Less and his staff are always cheerful and happy to help whenever we go there

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Thank Crw47
Ynys Môn/Isle of Anglesey
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Unpretentious, delicious home roasted meat with freshly cooked real (not frozen or tinned) vegetables. The service is homely and friendly, the place clean and comfortable. This must be the best value meal anywhere in the country. This is not haute cuisine but first class, plain, tasty food. I am talking Sunday lunch - carvery style. Can't speak otherwise. I endorse... More 

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Thank Seren003

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, British
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Heol Y Meinciau | Pontyates,, Llanelli, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Carmarthenshire  >  Llanelli
  • Phone Number: +44 1269 861369

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