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Clytha Arms

Clytha, Abergavenny, Wales
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Ranked #58 of 72 Restaurants in Abergavenny
Cuisines: European
Dining options: Reservations
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- Sep 2, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Hereford, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

You know, the food, when it finally came, was quite good. They have some reputation for fish and we had a nice john dory with scallops, (£16.95) though my partner felt it was overcooked. So a good three stars for the food, but oh dear the wait. We were sat at a rather grubby table in the saloon bar and... More

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South Wales
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

The management here are loosing sight of what a customer is looking for at a restaurant. The prices are not low and this place sadly doesn't deserve the cost. All the staff, 2 of them, we're covering the 2 bars and the restaurant. It was not enough for a lunchtime, especially a bank holiday Saturday. We waited a long time... More

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Usk, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

lovely pub fab gardens and great selection of beer and cider, dog friendly well worth a visit, loads of events such as the cider festival and the October festival

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Preston
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48 reviews 48 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Stopped here as had children and dog. Lots of space outside with swings and seating so was a good choice for us. It's an odd set up as we asked for menu and was given a tapas menu which wasn't suitable as we had the children. Had to ask again for a lunchtime sandwich menu. Everything fairly overpriced for what... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We had this place on the radar for a while now after a driving past and stopping for the odd drink on a few occasions. Sadly our experience of a pint did not translate to good food. The Clytha Arms is no doubt a great local pub full of character and scenes not found in even small villages where the... More

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

If you want to spend a day, evening or even a night in a beautiful location being made to feel like you shouldn't be there then this is the place for you. It is hard to imagine why a person with such an apparent dislike and intolerance of other human beings has chosen to run an establishment which revolves around... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

My wife and I went for an evening meal here in the recommendation of friends - who we later found had never eaten here but we're impressed by the 'award winning' title. What an astonishingly poor place. The food took a good while to serve but we assumed that was because it was being cooked from scratch. I ordered a... More

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Raglan, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

.... and you don't need to believe me - they have an award. Excellent choice of local and not so local beers and ciders. My Waite and I stopped of for a tapas lunch and it was lovely (olives/bread, mushroom bruschetta, piri prawns, calamari, whitebait).

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

Met with friends for a lunchtime drink. This pub is friendly, quaint and homely with great beer. It is well kept and the toilets are clean. Although we didn't eat here the food coming out of the kitchen looked excellent. Definately somewhere we will return to for a meal.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

stopped at the Clytha Arms for lunch on a Saturday Food was slow coming but when it arrived it was good and very tasty would go again

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