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“Best Ales, food and company in the area”
Review of The Kestrel Inn

The Kestrel Inn
Ranked #2 of 32 Restaurants in Crickhowell
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$7 - US$39
Description: Beautiful old Coaching Inn nestled in the foothills of the Black Mountains. Just outside Crickhowell. Modern British food with a Mediterranean influence. Ales, Amstel, Moretti and local cider with a big selection of wine. Dogs welcome in the bar.
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Description: Beautiful old Coaching Inn nestled in the foothills of the Black Mountains. Just outside Crickhowell. Modern British food with a Mediterranean influence. Ales, Amstel, Moretti and local cider with a big selection of wine. Dogs welcome in the bar.
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Stayed in the area for over a week and found the best food and drink here. Owners were so pleasant and personable while professional ... Would come back to the area just to stop at the Kestrel for dinner ...the lamb tangine (lamb raised in the field right over there <smile>) was so carefully flavored and balanced, the fish and chips may have been the best I ever had, even the side's were matched and prepared perfectly, and got a great education on Real Ales . A bit of a french influence on the decor and food that only added to the ambiance ...

Thank IcyWolf
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Richard L, Owner at The Kestrel Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2017

Hi

Thanks very much for your generous review, it is always a pleasure to welcome people who appreciate the effort we make in provinance and food miles.
We hope to see you on your next visit this way.

Regards
Richard

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Reviewed 19 February 2017

Beautiful views , have to cross a very busy road not even a pavement as you exit just straight on to busy road , visited because of reviews. No starters available just beef or chicken , we ordered beef no Yorkshire pudding but the large table they served after us were given it, vegetables not aldente raw , the gravy was a juice not real gravy , my local cafe does better dinners , couldn't wait to get home .....

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Richard L, Owner at The Kestrel Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2017

Hello Taffyjacie
Thank you for your review.
There are some elements I can do nothing about, but I could certainly have rectified any errors with your meal at the time.
We pride ourselves on our quality and customer service and am sorry you were dissapointed.

Regards
Richard

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Reviewed 18 February 2017

We were made very welcome by mine host Richard for dinner, bed and breakfast. The food was lovely, the champagne perfect and the ambience delightful. Our bedroom was a little chilly because the radiator didn't produce much heat, but the bed was so very comfortable. Love to return and walk off full stomachs!

Thank Nickmowat
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Richard L, Owner at The Kestrel Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2017

Hi
Thanks so much for your review, it was a pleasure to meet you both and give you a well deserved night off from your business.
We look forward to another visit soon.

Regards

Richard

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Reviewed 15 February 2017

We had a wonderful family meal for four in this charming and very well renovated inn. The owners have previously lived in France and the cuisine would not be out of place there. The food was all fresh and prepared to a very high standard. Be sure to save room for the amazing desserts too. Friendly owners. Highly recommended.

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Thank Jason S
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Richard L, Owner at The Kestrel Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2017

Hi Jason

Thanks so much for your generous review, we very much apreciate feedback. We are delighted you enjoyed your family meal and look forward to seeing you another time.

Regards
Richard

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Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Warm cosy surroundings and very friendly staff.
My haddock in beer batter was the best, served with chips and pea purée.
Delicious crumble with cream and salted caramel ice cream was sumptuous.
My husband had chicken pie vegetables and chips.
All good quality food and reasonably priced.
Would highly recommend.

Thank Annette4353
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Richard L, Owner at The Kestrel Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2017

Hi Annette
Thank you very much for you generous review.
We look forward to seeing you soon.
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Richard

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