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“Poor food, poor choice”

Machynys Bar and Brasserie
Ranked #33 of 158 Restaurants in Llanelli
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been coming here for years and on our recent visit both the menu choice and food quality had sadly gone downhill. In general, all meals were overpriced. There was a lack of good choice - nothing inspiring. My fillet steak was over cooked (ordered medium rare and it came well -done ). All of our groups chips looked very tired and reheated- not freshly cooked. The crushed potatoes with the salmon were just some sad tired boiled potatoes served in a bowl next to it. The burger bun was dry and fell apart. The most laughable dish was the beetroot bruschetta (a starter) - served on a small piece of greasy thin white sliced bread with minuscule beetroot squares - terrible £6:00 !! - sorry machynys - super disappointing and expensive

Thank Sly S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been going to this beautiful venue for years but have had to stop because of the poor food. My daughter and I visited today for a spa day( 2 course menu included). As usual the food totally let down the whole day. The spa experience was wonderful, treatments and staff fantastic, highly recommend. Such a shame about the cold, bland food, sweet potato wedges brown and crispy on the outside, uncooked inside, cold, dried out pork and coleslaw that had been heated, stuck to the side of the pot. Furthermore our food was booked for 12 o’clock, our order had got lost so waited over an hour and finally had our food at 1.10 pm, our treatments were booked at 1.30pm! Needless to say we will not be returning

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter and I have just spent a lovely afternoon at Mychynys Golf Club. The setting of this very pleasant building is so serene that I found it very therapeutic. Inside was much the same, spacious and calm yet the staff were very efficient.
We had arrived unannounced with a gifted voucher for afternoon tea for two which should have been booked in advance by us. However, even though they were not prepared, the Chef and the Manager offered to work together to achieve this for us. Because they were so accommodating we opted to have a meal instead which was easier for them.
When our meal arrived both my daughter and myself both agreed that it was the best fish, chips, pureed peas and home made tartar sauce we'd ever had. The view over the golf links with its mini lakes and ducks whilst we were eating made it all a very special relaxing experience.
We will be returning to this special little place as often as we can in the future. Many Thanks.
Betty and Claire

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Thank BETTY G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Over the years we have loved this venue which always scored highly on all counts. Our visit this week was very disappointing and could be our last. As usual, the setting and service were excellent but the new menu was most disappointing. Gone is the special lunch menu which was always innovative and extremely good value. Many of the "ordinary" dishes which were available were more expensive than one would pay for lunch at other comparable venues. Additionally, as it was the only menu there was a lack of any more interesting or exciting dishes.

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Thank blaenavon
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When we arrived today it was so busy there we were prepared to accept that we we weren’t going to be able to find a seat. Fortunately a lovely member of staff (Rhys) asked the manager if he could fit us in and he did. We both enjoyed a beautiful breakfast with fantastic service. A big thank you to the manager and the other members of staff for super service at a very busy time of day. Well done and we will be back.

Thank MissWill80
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