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High Street | Llansteffan, Carmarthen SA33 5JY, Wales
+44 1267 241656
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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Hidden Gem, Off the Beaten Track!

We had a lovely time. The proprietors Judith and Bill were very welcoming and engaged with us at every opportunity making sure we felt comfortable and taken care of. The food was delicious and a gastronomical delight, though the portions were a bit too large for our stomachs which meant that our... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

We had a lovely time. The proprietors Judith and Bill were very welcoming and engaged with us at every opportunity making sure we felt comfortable and taken care of. The food was delicious and a gastronomical delight, though the portions were a bit too large for our stomachs which meant that our plates were not left empty. I hope they... More 

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Wales
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6 reviews 6 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Be prepared for a dining experience unlike most. The food is the freshest I have eaten in many years and the service comes direct from the owners Bill (chef) and his wife. I have eatern here atleast once a year for the last 4 or 5 years and in that time, everyone I speak to who knows Llanesteffan has great... More 

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cardiff
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We visited Bills restaurant on a Saurday evening! The food was cooked to perfection, the service was great! We would highly recommend this restaurant if your in the area 10/10

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devon
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Me and my partner have eaten here 2 or 3 times and will be visiting again when we next stay in Llansteffan this December. Great food, great experience .... A must do when inLlansteffan.

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Llantwit Major
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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35 restaurant reviews
416 helpful votes 416 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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48 reviews 48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 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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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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77 reviews 77 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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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  • Address: High Street | Llansteffan, Carmarthen SA33 5JY, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Carmarthenshire  >  Carmarthen
  • Phone Number: +44 1267 241656

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