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.