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The Butchers Arms

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Llanddarog, Carmarthen SA32 8NS, Wales
01267 275 330
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Ammanford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Brilliant evening, apon booking I was asked if I would like table for the evening which was most welcome as my guess's had travelled many miles. The atmosphere and staff were most welcoming, the menu inviting a separate vegetarian menu was also offered. Please try the home made steak pie with its puff pastry top it was amazing just melted... More 

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3 Thank Jayne F
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were recommended this place by a few people, most of whom live 40+ miles away, so we booked a table here for a meal following a graduation. From the outside, this looks like any quaint village pub steeped in history. When we arrived, we were met with a warm welcome from the lady at the bar, and we were... More 

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4 Thank Ajay84
Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were looking for somewhere nice to eat after taking a trip to various places that day and wanted to go somewhere on route back to where we were staying. I looked up TripAdvisor for recommendations and came across the Butcher's Arms review so we decided to try it here. Of course we had not booked and was hoping get... More 

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4 Thank Caro101062
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect in every way, really nice food, really nice staff. Excellent food and at a good price. The pub it self is really rustic and homely. I definitely recommend this place well done a proper Welsh treasure

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4 Thank steven m
Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This lovely pub is a family favourite,We visited again early one evening on 9th July and we were greeted with a warm welcome from the staff they are very attentive with service The food was perfect as usual,myself I had 12oz gammon and the others had steak&ale pie,chicken strips in batter and every item on the plates was cooked too... More 

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4 Thank Elizabeth W
midlands
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a small group of us ate here the food was lovely, great choice and good value for money, good menu with quality ingredients. we ate the burger that was on the special board, it was huge, one of us had fish which they thoroughy enjoyed in particular their starter of cockles! Would definately eat there again.

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4 Thank lovesmyhols
Carmarthenshire
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43 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food as usual, always happy to pay that bit more for a great meal, Shame about that huge mirror in the dining room, this needs to go! It's not good seeing yourself feed your face! Not a criticism of the food or service, oh, they have but brown ale! Brilliant!

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3 Thank David E
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly welcome lovely big meals which left the whole party full. Our little boy was welcomed and loved the visit

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3 Thank Richard P
Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good solid food and nice atmosphere - especially in winter by the open fire - but overall a bit pricey. Good friendly people and well worth a visit just don't expect haute cuisine.

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Thank AnnBra12
Wales, United Kingdom
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327 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

First time here in years – went for an evening meal for two couples. Good selection of food but main meals are not cheap – for example fish and chips is £14.95. Service was reasonably quick and the portion sizes were big. The food was very good but we would have preferred smaller (normal) portions, better presented at a cheaper... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
British, Pub, Welsh, Gluten Free
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Llanddarog, Carmarthen SA32 8NS, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Carmarthenshire  >  Carmarthen
  • Phone Number: 01267 275 330
Description
A traditional Welsh country pub - from original oak beams, cosy rooms & roaring fire to homemade locally sourced ingredients & Welsh speaking staff. A True taste of Wales!David & Mavis have owned The Butchers for 30 years and have built up a good reputation for serving quality homemade food at a reasonable price. The old Stable block will be open to overnight guests in August 2012

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