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The Square, Llanwrtyd Wells LD5 4RA, Wales
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The Drovers Rest
Ranked #11 of 16 Llanwrtyd Wells B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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llandrindod wells
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a very tasty Sunday lunch. Lots of veg, gravy for different meats,in our party we had beef, pork and chicken. most delicious pudding I have eaten - Tiramisu. Loads of pudding choices. Highly recommend will return!

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West Midlands
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Marvellous location in a fantastic friendly town. But thats where it ends. Peter James is the owner of the Droves Rest which provides accommodation with overflow accommodation at High View House. We booked High View House during our stay this time last year at the Real Ale Wobble for this year's event. As we know Llanwtryd Wells gets busy this... More 

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Peter J, Owner at The Drovers Rest, responded to this review

Sorry for all your bad feelings, it is very hard to respond to a booking with no name, no address, no telephone number and of course no deposit, even though you verbally booked over a year ago. As for myself Peter James sorting out the problem, you stated to me that you had a room available for you (that slept... More 

London, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We returned to The Drovers having made an annual trip to Llanwrtyd for many, many years. We found a perfect mix of the old high quality values we have come to expect and some new, very welcome improvements - the new terrace is fantastic and a wonderful place to sit and have afternoon tea. Peter and his team once again... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This was my first visit to Llanwrtyd Wells and The Drovers Rest. An absolute Jewel nestled with in the beautiful countryside of Mid wales. Service was very good and very friendly, and the food was delicious. I was delighted and impressed to hear that the meat and vegetables were sourced locally. I've heard lots of good things about The Drovers... More 

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Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
8 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

The food was to die for. The meal could not be faulted. The restaurant itself needs to make it's mind up wether it's a cafe or a restaurant. Sugar bowl on table wasn't what you'd expect when your paying top dollar for good food. Also the service wasn't great. I'm not saying it was terrible but it just wasn't great.... More 

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Pamela P, Owner at The Drovers Rest, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we are glad you enjoyed your meal. We leave the sugar bowls on the table as more of our customers are having hot beverages that require sugar through out their meals. We have taken this on board and we will make a change to the sugar bowls. As for the vehicles our customers arrive... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Had a terrible experience in drovers service was appalling ordered a steak well done no pink or blood it came out dripping in blood told waitress she didnt even say sorry about the food, mother in law had steak also well done which it was but was smothered in peppas couldn't eat it, they sent us the bill and when... More 

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Pamela P, Owner at The Drovers Rest, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, noting your problem and looking at the original order that came through to the kitchen, you ordered your steaks medium rare. Medium rare means the meat is cooked with a reddish tinge, for medium the meat is cooked slightly pinkish and for well done thoroughly cooked with no sign of pinkness. For future reference it... More 

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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

My husband and I visited the Drovers Rest with my elderly mother, to celebrate her birthday. The bar area is cosy and welcoming, ideal to enjoy a pre dinner drink whilst ordering your meal. Our meal was of the highest quality, the young lady who served us was efficient and friendly and Peter put himself out to ensure that we... More 

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Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
13 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

We called here on the off chance while breaking up our long journey from North Wales to South Wales. We arrived very late in the afternoon and were informed they had stopped serving lunch. However, Chef was prepared to serve snacks and quickly russled up some omlettes & chips, ham & chips with chutneys and some ham sandwiches with a... More 

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Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

My husband and my self made a last minute decision to eat lunch time today. We saw the Drovers and thought we might get a snack and coffee there. It was quite late around 1 45. We had a warm welcome and were stunned at the extensive menus and specials that were on offer. Our meal of a mains and... More 

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013 via mobile

First impressions I was slightly unsure about the decor and size of this establishment, however we were soon made very welcome, the bottle of wine was ok, and bearing in mind this is a tea room during the day I have to say the food and service was very good, dont expect bistro food here, this is good wholesome homemade... More 

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Address: The Square, Llanwrtyd Wells LD5 4RA, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > Powys > Llanwrtyd Wells
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
The Drovers Rest Llanwrtyd Wells, Wales - Powys

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