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“Bistro meal” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Bridge Cafe B & B

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Bridge Cafe B & B
Ranked #8 of 44 Brecon B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Otley
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“Bistro meal”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2013

Great home cooked food in nice surroundings and attentive owner. We did not stay but wished we had done so. Home made ice cream was delicious. Menu limited but enough for most tastes and reflects thoughtful home cooking.

Stayed October 2013, travelled with family
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Thank P W
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  • Location
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2013 via mobile

This is a really lovely B&B owners are very friendly. We had 2 rooms and a bath room to share. Beds were really cosy and warm. It was very cold summer evenings. Breakfast was delicious we all chose different I had tomatoes and mushrooms on toast another had scrambled egg, sausage bacon and egg. Muesli and raspberries. Would definitely recommend this B&B.

  • Stayed August 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Factor_50family
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Reading
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92 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2013

Unfortunately we couldnt stay in this B&B as it was already full when we tried to book it months before our arrival - so you need to book early! We did however go to the Bistro in the evening. Again you need to book as it was full on both nights that we were in Brecon. There is not a huge choice on the menu but what there is - is very good. Great atmosphere. Very relaxed. Good wines, ciders and beers and the cheese board was very yummy

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Sue A
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cardigan, wales
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2013 via mobile

Bridge Cafe is one of the most elegantly designed guest houses you could wish to visit - fudge coloured walls, wooden floors stained a deep molasses, gorgeous artefacts no doubt picked up on the owners' trekking holidays across Europe, and a menu to die for. Great attention has been given to detail with the result that everyone staying here is guaranteed excellent value for money. Eggs are sourced daily from the hens at the bottom of the garden while the fruit and vegetables are picked either from the afore-mentioned garden or a walled garden the owners share with a friend. This is a truly wonderful discovery just a three-minute walk from the town centre and a property we shall definitely return to in the very near future.

  • Stayed June 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank sarahjane a
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Brighton
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44 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2013

My husband, mother and I stayed at the Bridge Cafe for one night at the end of March on our way home from North Wales. We had the two bedrooms at the front and shared a bathroom. We had a great meal in the cafe in the evening. We were lucky to get a table, as they are understandably very popular. Jon was warm and welcoming and incredibly helpful.

What struck us most was how generous Jon and Carole are. They have very exacting and high standards when it comes to food quality for themselves, and they use the same principles when shopping for their guests. For example, they offer a great range of hot drinks including excellent quality R&G coffee in the rooms. A lot of thought goes into all of the ingredients of the food they serve and they try to buy Fairtrade and organic, where possible. Carole is a great cook and Jon a fantastic host. It was refreshing to stay in a place clearly much more motivated by passion, than profit.

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank BrightonJules
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2013

We had a fantastic 3 nights at the Bridge Cafe. We stayed in room two and, contrary to our initial concerns, sharing a bathroom with one other couple proved to be absolutely fine. The atmosphere was friendly and relaxed, and the food - in the bistro, at breakfast and in our packed lunches - was locally sourced, home cooked and delicious. Jon and Carole's attention to detail in every respect made it a truly wonderful stay. We will return!

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank GreenBean1
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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2013

Jon and Carole are very welcoming hosts at this charming Bed and Breakfast. We stayed for three nights, eating in their bistro on the Saturday (which is highly recommended). Our room was comfortable and very clean and all the food was brilliant. We really appreciated the care that had been taken to ensure that food was locally, organically sourced and that the whole enterprise seemed very eco-friendly. We were in the area for two days of walking in the Brecon Beacons and Jon and Carole were very knowledgeable and helpful with routes and suggestions. Next time we visit the area, we are keen to stay again.

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  • Stayed March 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank starfishpoo
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Additional Information about Bridge Cafe B & B

Property: Bridge Cafe B & B
Address: 7 Bridge Street, Brecon Beacons National Park, Brecon LD3 8AH, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Brecon Beacons National Park > Brecon
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 44 B&Bs / Inns in Brecon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Cosy bed and breakfast rooms for hikers and cyclists. A great base for exploring the Brecon Beacons National Park. We can loan maps, provide packed lunch and a thermos, drop you off at the start of the trail.... ... more   less 
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Bridge Cafe B & B Brecon, Wales

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