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The Bell Country Pub

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NP8 1EH | Glangrwyney, Brecon Beacons National Park, Crickhowell, Wales
01873-81-11-15
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Super friendly!

Delightful staff. Great décor and immaculate. The fellow I dealt with was friendly and chatty - which is exactly what I needed. I enjoyed my visit here, they have GREAT chips too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 2, 2015
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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102 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Brynmawr
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Turned up for an impromptu meal for 8 and it was immediately obvious that the landlady was rushed off her feet as she had no serving staff. Ordered drinks which came eventually but to be fair to her, she didn't charge us. Ordered food but 9 meals arrived. Could have been our fault. Food was pretty average to be honest.... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Delightful staff. Great décor and immaculate. The fellow I dealt with was friendly and chatty - which is exactly what I needed. I enjoyed my visit here, they have GREAT chips too.

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Brecon, Wales, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Given a very good instead of average as the desserts were lovely! 4 of us (adults) on Mothers day booked for a late dinner, the owners were very helpful and fitted us in. When we arrived the restaurant was full (except our table!). Considering they were busy we didn't have to long to wait. The meat, 2 pork 2 beef... More 

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Abergavenny, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Had an evening meal here last night with six friends.Had the full 3 courses.Lovely food, home cooked chips, steak cooked perfectly,all courses were fab.Waiter service was excellent too.Couldn't fault anything. I also had a Sunday lunch here on Mothers day a few weeks ago and that was good too.I'll be back !

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Cannock
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Stopped by this pub as we were walking around the area. We both had steak baguettes with sides of chips and onion rings. Good quality meat, cooked very well. Decent size portions and it came with salad and small bowl of crips also. Onion rings were best my other half has tasted! Dark colouring, nice and crispy, without being overly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015 via mobile

We've visited a number of times when traveling to see friends who live locally. A lovely warm atmosphere, Bernie and Julie are great hosts and the food and service never disappoints. Open mic nights is great fun and Sunday lunch is the perfect 'morning after' cure. Can't fault it!

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Brynmawr, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

Have just got back from an amazing afternoon at The Bell - thank you. My family and I have had a fantastic time: Great food, friendly welcome, tremendous atmosphere and a brilliant live artist. I would highly recommend this pub and I'm truely shocked at the negative comments; I can only assume that this was a one off occasion, because... More 

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Abergavenny, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Food and service was excellent as ever. Despite being very busy. Thank you to Bernie, Julie and Alan.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Cold restaurant with diners still in coats! Ordered drinks which came promptly then ordered Sunday lunch and the veggie option. After waiting over 45 mins for the main our faces dropped when it hit the table, pork was just bacon, beef fatty scraps at the end of the joint and the veggie pie looks like a soggy mess out of... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

After driving past this restaurant many a time and always commenting that it looked lovely we decided to go and eat there. We arrived and were shown to our table.....it was very cold so we all kept our coats on! After some slow service we received our drinks and our starters arrived after about a 20 minute wait. The soup... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: NP8 1EH | Glangrwyney, Brecon Beacons National Park, Crickhowell, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Brecon Beacons National Park  >  Crickhowell
  • Phone Number: 01873-81-11-15

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  • Cuisine: English

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