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4.0 of 5 Inn   |   Llanwrtyd Wells LD5 4ST, Wales
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 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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Kidderminster, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Mary ann and Alan were increadible hosts, both warm and welcoming. The food and wine selected for us on our gourmet break was well thought out and extremely well executed, Mary Ann is a master of her trade and it was an evening I look forward to repeating in the future. Room 4 is compact, comfortable and has everything you... More 

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7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Just returned this morning from the cosy Carlton Riverside. My husband has a birthday in a couple of days and I wanted to treat him to a cosy, relaxing break with fab food, well the Carlton Riverside fitted all of the criteria. Mary Ann and Alan were smashing hosts, the food was all we could of hoped for and the... More 

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

This hotel follows the french concept of a restaurant with rooms but the rooms are very comfortable. The welcome is amazing and the food and wine of the highest quality. Mary Ann is not a fan of nouvelle cuisine but the food is lovingly prepared. The pricing is very reasonable considering the quality of the food and the wine list... More 

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Hythe, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
19 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Back for a second time. What can I say but just excellent again. The other half had lamb and I had the venison. Both were cooked to perfection and were just excellent cuts of meat. We had a great time and our thanks to Mary-Ann, Alan and their team. Looking forward to being back here in Spring next year.

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Oldham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I have been an avid watcher of Great British Menu and totally snared by both Mary Ann and her cooking style. We booked an overnight stay with dinner as a birthday treat and were not disappointed. Alan was a superb host, both unhurried and interesting. Our meal cooked by Mary Ann was delicious with the best welsh lamb we have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

It is rare to find a restaurant where the quality of food and service totally exceed ones expectations. The Carlton Riverside is that exception. Anne Marie and Alan go the extra mile to ensure that the menu, food and wines are superbly balanced and that the dining experience is a meal to remember for all of the best reasons. If... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Mary Ann and Alan Gilchrist have forgotten more about great food than most people will ever even know! Stunning, perfectly executed four courses with the most beautiful wines to match. Not a pinch of micro-cress, a miniature vegetable or out of season Peruvian asparagus or the like in sight. No stupidly shaped crockery, food with popping candy, nitrous oxide based... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
31 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 via mobile

Having seen Mary Ann Gilchrist on The Great British Menu and liking her style of cooking we decided to book The Carlton Riverside's gourmet break for an anniversary treat. We were not disappointed. Mary Ann and Alan Gilchrist were great hosts and the food and accompanying wines sublime. Both the restaurant and the bedrooms are homely and unpretentious, what made... More 

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We stayed at The Carlton Riverside last week for two nights and thoroughly enjoyed it. We were welcomed by Mary Ann who certainly is a great character, and both she and Alan did their utmost to make our stay memorable. We ate from the A la Carte Menu both nights (delicious) and we particularly liked Alan's wine list which included... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We enjoyed 2 nights at this delightful establishment. I think it has all been said before but it's worth repeating. Mary Ann is a talented Chef who is very down to earth and interesting to talk to ( she was very modest about her tv appearances) and who makes you feel very welcome as does her husband Alan. It must... More 

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Address: Llanwrtyd Wells LD5 4ST, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > Powys > Llanwrtyd Wells
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Carlton Riverside 4*
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Carlton Riverside Hotel Llanwrtyd Wells
Carlton Riverside Llanwrtyd Wells, Wales - Powys

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