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Nicklaus Avenue | Machynys, Llanelli SA15 2DG, Wales
01554 744666
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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  • 43
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Relaxing Afternoon with Excellent Service

I visited here today with 4 friends, we sat in the restaurant, two of us ate from the set menu, I chose chickpea and butternut squash tagine, which was excellent, I have eaten here many times, mainly in the bar area, and always enjoy the food, which is well presented too. What I like about eating... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 4, 2015
MandyHowells
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South Wales
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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86 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
South Wales
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I visited here today with 4 friends, we sat in the restaurant, two of us ate from the set menu, I chose chickpea and butternut squash tagine, which was excellent, I have eaten here many times, mainly in the bar area, and always enjoy the food, which is well presented too. What I like about eating here is that you... More 

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Llanelli, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Whenever I have family and friends visiting me in Llanelli, breakfast is a must at Monk's. The staff are always really friendly and helpful and the view is simply one of the best in this part of Wales. The food is always good and the kitchen will are very adaptable to cater for everybody's needs

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Llanelli, Wales, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Always amazing view whatever the season and weather the colours are amazing - regular change of menu and good service

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Woking, United Kingdom
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179 reviews 179 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We found this on the internet by chance and it looked convenient to eat here after a long drive from England to see the rugby. Arrived mid afternoon on a Saturday and it was easy to find and plenty of space. It has the most amazing panoramic views of wind swept marshes with golf links populated by woolly hatted souls... More 

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Knighton, Wales
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89 reviews 89 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

The restaurant was recommended to us by a friend who lives locally so we decided to try it for a midweek lunch on a recent visit to this lovely area. The setting is quite delightful with distant views out to the estuary. The ambience is nicely relaxed (particularly bearing in mind the restaurant is situated in a golf course club... More 

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Llanelli, Wales, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I have been here many times with my husband and never had any problems so decided to book to go with a groups of friends for my birthday in May. I decided not to have a starter as I prefer to go for dessert, most of my friends had starters, once they had finished the plates took ages to be... More 

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Ammanford
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This is situated in such lovely surroundings and the food is splendid - we just found the service a bit on the slow side

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

3rd time I have been to the spa. I enjoy the facilities and treatments but the restaurant is a big disappointment. I found a hair in my starter and a member of the table staff had the cheek to tell me it was part of the vegetable. the main was bland. quite frankly I have had better food in pub... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Returned to meet friends today, thought it can't be as bad as it previously was, oh how I was wrong, they've managed to surpass themselves and take it to a whole new level. An afternoon spoiled by rude staff who think that this place is something special, that you're doing them a favour by being there and why on earth... More 

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014 via mobile

Was given spa voucher for my birthday which included 2 course lunch. Was totally pampered & spoiled, felt like royalty food was superb. Can't wait to go again

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Nicklaus Avenue | Machynys, Llanelli SA15 2DG, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Carmarthenshire  >  Llanelli
  • Phone Number: 01554 744666

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

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