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Monk's Bar & Brasserie

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Nicklaus Avenue | Machynys, Llanelli SA15 2DG, Wales
01554 744666
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Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 44
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  • 20
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 14
    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
Great place to eat, socialist and relax

We didn't book, but this wasn't an issue, we were served and treated well by friendly staff throughout our meal. Dinner was cooked perfectly and to a high standard.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 14, 2015
Heather D
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Llanelli, United Kingdom
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Llanelli, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

We didn't book, but this wasn't an issue, we were served and treated well by friendly staff throughout our meal. Dinner was cooked perfectly and to a high standard.

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Thank Heather D
Wales
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

We came for a family meal, 12 in all. Not the greatest night out I'm afraid. I had sea bass, which was good in itself, but the saute potatoes were undercooked and tasted unbelievably earthy. There were no dishes really suitable to a childs' palate, and no chicken of any sort on the menu. My partner and daughter both reluctantly... More 

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Thank WalterOReilly
Swansea County, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

Take your coffee, or drink, onto the balcony, enjoy the views, maybe a golf club but you don't have to be a golfer. Ladies (& guys) try the Spa downstairs & indulge in lunch. Have eaten there on numerous occasions & have found the food to be inconsistent, the curry can be mild one week & hot the next.....but the... More 

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Thank jackiel407
Southern Wales, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

The food here is hit and miss. Of three visits over three weeks, two were lovely and one very, very, disappointing.

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Thank CariadMam
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

a very nice place to have a nice meal with beautiful views of the golf course and the gower, a bit expensive but worth it though. try the bar menu its a bit less expensive but more filling.

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Thank Wayne I
Wales
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43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

My daughter is 40 today so my sister in law and myself joined her and her friends for lunch . I live locally and over the last year or two the meals here can be very hit or miss . I heard there was a new chef and menu and that the meals were enjoyable now, so we gave it... More 

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Thank Janet E
South Wales
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135 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 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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2 Thank MandyHowells
Llanelli, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 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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1 Thank Paolo P
Llanelli, Wales, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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Thank Karen T
Woking, United Kingdom
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320 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 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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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, French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene

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