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Yr Hen Dafarn

High Street | Llansteffan, Carmarthen SA33 5JY, Wales
+44 1267 241656
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Ranked #11 of 110 Restaurants in Carmarthen
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Llantwit Major
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Staying with friends in Llansteffan and booked the 6 of us in for a Saturday night meal. Very glad we did. The choice, quality,portions & service were exceptional. I believe "Big Bill's" specialities are fish & game however my Trio of Pork was excellent. I believe he tries to source as much as he can locally. For what we ate... More

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Malmo, Sweden
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This is in the village of Llansteffan. Always fully booked at least a week ahead. Book early and you will not be disappointed. Bill catches his own fish. If he has Tbone steak on the menu you wont need to eat for days.

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Yorkshire
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64 reviews 64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
371 helpful votes 371 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Book & Be Amazed! Would like to say a huge the thank you to Bill & Judith for a superb evening. The experience at Yr Hen Dafarn is just what dining out with friends & family should be like. Relaxed, Reliable, Refreshing & a "Right good night". Oh, & the food is "Right nice" :D Home made pate; the best... More

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I presume this is the one we went to actually in Llansteffan near Carmarthen. It is only open on Fridays and Saturdays and is run entirely by Big Bill and his wife. Bill does the cooking and comes out and chats in between while his wife does the rest. Everything is made on the premises, comes from the garden or... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We booked a table at Yr Hen Dafarn following a recommendation from a local lady we met whilst walking the dog on Ferryside beach. She told us that it was the best food in the area and she was not wrong! We were a party of 4 adults and 3 teens, and found the welcome, atmosphere and above all, the... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

This little place is in Llansteffan which is slightly off the beaten track but so worth the effort. We had a wonderful dinner there last night. The four of us ordered something different and we were not disappointed. Big Bill serves great food and plenty of it. You will not be disappointed and you won't go hungry. The quality and... More

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Carmarthen, Wales, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

Had an amazing time with the family in this restaurant, food was amazing, and cooked just the way you want it, friendly staff and an excellent selection of wines and other drinks for anyone. A ten out of ten dining experience and well worth a long journey

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Llansteffan, null, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

we live on the estuary just out side the village of llansteffan. bill and judith did our wedding reception food. sea food platters to die for. they also did a meal for our twins for their 18th and we eat there as often as we can.... whatever about bills food , it is the really warm atmosphere and comfort that... More

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Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

We have been here many times, but we always remember the first time we came: my wife order a mixed seafood platter; Bill was not satisfied with the huge plate he order brought to her, and came back with some more crab meat in another small plate few minutes after! We could not fit the food on the table. Quality... More

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Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

We went to this restaurant for the first time recently. My word. How have I never been there before. We did the mistake of getting starters. We should never have ordered the started. Although the starter was great. But it was too much food. Yes, it is fairly expensive. But considering how much we had. It was pretty good value.... More

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