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Where to Eat & Drink in Wales

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Where to eat and drink in Wales

Looking for some fantastic dining out opportunities in Wales? Our handy eating and drinking guide divulges the best bars, restaurants, pubs and cafés to visit during your stay.

Welsh food is an integral part of the country’s heritage. Certain dishes have become synonymous with the country; lamb, rarebit, crempog, bara brith and Welsh cakes, to name just a few.

There are seven Michelin-starred restaurants in Wales, as well as other award-winning eateries, ranging from cafés to traditional pubs. You will find a wide range of first-class places to eat in Wales no matter where you base your holiday.

The Checkers in Montgomery promises a dining experience of the utmost quality in an ambient setting. This Michelin-starred Welsh restaurant boasts an elegant menu featuring a mix of French and Welsh cuisines. The award-winning Beach House Restaurant overlooks Oxwich Bay Beach, one of the best views out of many restaurants in Wales. Sample fresh, local and exquisite produce including a vegetarian menu of the highest order.

Head to one of many traditional pubs in Wales for a more relaxed atmosphere.

The Boat Inn is in Redbrook, amidst the picturesque Wye Valley. Enjoy a pint from the Wye Valley Brewery and a hearty meal in the beer garden during the summer. Some of the pubs in Wales boast peaceful and remote locations, perfect for kicking back after an exhausting day.

Visit one of the many fine cafés in Wales should you fancy a cup of tea and a Welsh cake. The Cwtch Café in Abergavenny is a quaint spot, while the Little Man Café in Cardiff is a more modern place.

  • Dylan’s

    Dylan’s started out as a single restaurant in Criccieth. Since then it has expanded into three establishments and can be found in Llandudno and Menai Bridge and is one of the most popular restaurants in North Wales. Serving a varying selection of exquisite dishes, all three restaurants also benefit from the most idyllic coastal views.

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    Llangoed Hall

    An exquisite country house beautifully nestled in Welsh countryside, Llangoed Hall uses locally-sourced produce, some homegrown, to create the most extraordinarily eccentric dishes that you are ever likely to see. From eight-course tasting menus to quintessential afternoon teas – this is the perfect choice for a fine dining experience.

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  • Scoops

    A popular, artisan ice cream and pancake shop serving a fine selection of delectable treats, the perfect stop-off whilst exploring fabulous Caernarfon.

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  • The Boat Inn

    Idyllically perched on the banks of the River Dee, the 13th Century Boat Inn offers an unforgettable year-round experience, providing south-facing outdoor seating and a heart-warming interior with its woodburning stove so you can enjoy the wondrous seasonal food no matter the weather.

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    The Checkers

    Treat yourself during your holiday in Wales – The Checkers offers a unique dining experience where you can sample some exquisite, classic French food in an informal environment. A Michelin starred restaurant with a chef trained by the iconic Michel Roux Snr – what more could you want?

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