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Dining at the Brigands Inn
Ranked #8 of 32 Restaurants in Machynlleth
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 18 May 2014

We called into the Brigands on the off chance whilst on the way south to Builth Wells. It was a Friday night but they got us a table (for 2.) The service was friendly and fast. We only ordered a main, as we still had a way to travel. Whilst waiting we were given a Bouche (small cup of exquisite soup) and bread.
The main meal arrived. Husbands steak was cooked to perfection and I loved the fishcake with caper sauce.
Beautiful place, excellent service, amazing food and reasonably priced.
Will definitely call again, and might even stay the night.

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Thank Jennifer J
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Reviewed 13 May 2014

We were on our way to Aberdovy for a couple of days and as we had left home early decided to call at Brigands Inn for a coffee. We had passed the Inn several times and had wanted to call there before but we were always in a rush. Today was different, we had time to call in. We had seen the advertising boards along the road on big boards saying Open all day, open for coffee.....

We were in luck, the front door was open and pushed back, we entered through a further door into the bar. We could see some guests were having breakfast. A young lady was behind the bar and came to us. We asked if we could have some coffee but she said they were closed till 9.00 o'clock.! (it was 8.15) we couldn't believe it, we were so disappointed.

We would like to know why Brigands Inn were advertising that they served coffee, and was it too much to serve two cups of coffee when they were clearly serving breakfast to guests? Perhaps the management could change their signs, and insert a time when they are serving coffee.... further on we passed a village pub which had a sign saying "coffee served from 8.30 am".... great! We won't bother calling at Brigands Inn in future, we will just carry on to the other pub.

Thank Ednamay65
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Reviewed 10 May 2014 via mobile

We had been out for the day and drove past and decided to call in for a meal, we hadn't booked but a table was found very quickly, we ordered a share starter of breads, olives and antipasti and meats before this arrived we were brought a mushroom and chocolate brouch this was delicious followed by the shared starter I had belly pork and my husband had trout all was delicious and brought timely no waiting nor was we rushed, the staff were polite and looked after us very impressed we will definitely go again

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Reviewed 27 April 2014

Had a fantastic Sunday lunch to celebrate my mum's birthday. Food was excellent. My 9yr old daughter ate an adults portion of Sunday lunch and it must have been good as left nothing for her father. Pudding wow. The brownie sundae was chocolate haven.
Good luck to Catrin and Justin. This is definitely a must visit if in the area. Highly recommend.
To summarise
what more do you need.
Well done x

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Thank Anwen M
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Reviewed 21 April 2014

I had been to The Brigands once before but don't recall that it was particularly memorable apart from the company I was in. This time was different. We were 11 people and were given our own room with huge table. The food was fantastic. I had the deep fried egg in crumbs which was delicious and none of us could work out how they are making them. This was followed by the beef cheeks which was probably one of the nicest dishes I have ever had. All the food was truly yummy and beautifully presented and the waiting staff were good. Can't wait to go back.

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Thank Katiecoops
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