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The Butchers Arms

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Llanddarog, Carmarthen SA32 8NS, Wales
01267 275 330
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for: Special occasions, Families with children
Description: A traditional Welsh country pub - from original oak beams, cosy rooms &...
A traditional Welsh country pub - from original oak beams, cosy rooms & roaring fire to homemade locally sourced ingredients & Welsh speaking staff. A True taste of Wales!David & Mavis have owned The Butchers for 30 years and have built up a good reputation for serving quality homemade food at a reasonable price. The old Stable block will be open to overnight guests in August 2012
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Fabulous food, with excellent service

Love coming here, fabulous home made food, good sized portions, you'll never go home hungry,served by excellent staff in a warm and friendly setting. Highly recommended 👍

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Love coming here, fabulous home made food, good sized portions, you'll never go home hungry,served by excellent staff in a warm and friendly setting. Highly recommended 👍

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6 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Carmarthenshire, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been twice now, and can't fault it! There's a wide range of dishes to suit everyone's taste, that are always cooked amazingly well. Always a warm welcome and friendly staff who are more than happy to help and always check to see if everything is alright. As well as a regular menu that is full of good pub... More 

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5 Thank Eryn K
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Make sure you book we went on a Tuesday night early February and it was heaving. The food was amazing! For starters we had smoked salmon and cockles and for mains we had chicken in garlic and mushroom sauce with creamy garlic potatoes and Paul had tiger prawns on a skillet and rice, couldn't fault it. Even though we were... More 

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5 Thank Julia B
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited The Butchers Arms several times as a couple and with good friends and family. The team are always content and the owners very conscientious that you enjoy your visit. The food is excellent, the best quality ingredients and cooked to perfection one of our favorite places to eat, can't wait to go again and if it was... More 

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5 Thank Alandshaz
Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Dyma ein 'local' ni er ein bod yn byw yn Aberystwyth. Staff wastad yn groesawgar ac mynd mas o'u ffordd i helpu. Bwyd wastad yn wych - pysgod a sglodion gyda'r gorau yn y byd, yn ôl John Dynfant! Llongyfarchiadau i'r ddau Chef am eu bwydlen amrywiol - 'salmon en croute' yn waw! DIOLCH. Excellent food. Warm welcome. Traditional pub... More 

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5 Thank Nerys D
Llanelli, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely fabulous food here,really nice menu with something for everyone, can't wait to go back and next time will be leaving room for dessert!

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5 Thank Catherine W
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and two children went to The Butchers Arms to celebrate our daughters birthday. The food was more than plentiful and cooked to perfection. There was a good selection of homemade and locally produced food on offer catering for all needs. The owners David and Mavis made us feel so welcome and took time out to speak to each... More 

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5 Thank Steve J
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My parents had visited the butchers a week earlier and said that the food as delicious. Having found out recently I have an intolerance to gluten, when booking a table it was such a relief to find that the butchers cater for gluten free. On arrival I was given the intolerance menu, but was later told to ignore that and... More 

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6 Thank sophie g
Caernarfon, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Travelling home to North Wales after a meeting in Llanelli, feeling hungry. What a find! Beautiful starters and main meals (although really we didn't really need to have ordered the starters!). Well done. Good clean tasty food. Welcoming staff. Will return again!!

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4 Thank Fif1965
Wales, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoy my food and i can say that the Butchers have not let me down. When you enter there is a warmth of welcome. The staff,Fabulous,even the owners help with any needs required from you. The menu selection varies from a lunch time to a evening time and there is plenty to choose from. What i noticed is they,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Llanddarog, Carmarthen SA32 8NS, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Carmarthenshire  >  Carmarthen
  • Phone Number: 01267 275 330

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub, Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Families with children

Description

A traditional Welsh country pub - from original oak beams, cosy rooms & roaring fire to homemade locally sourced ingredients & Welsh speaking staff. A True taste of Wales!David & Mavis have owned The Butchers for 30 years and have built up a good reputation for serving quality homemade food at a reasonable price. The old Stable block will be open to overnight guests in August 2012

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