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The Castle Hotel Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Gluten Free Options
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Kings Road, Llandovery SA20 0AP, Wales
+44 1550 720343
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Verona
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017

Warm , cozy and friendly with gorgeous quaint bedrooms. Spent two nights here in January while travelling through Wales with my wife. Staff are very friendly, the food is very good and the ambiance is warm and inviting. One tip , ask for a bedroom in the back of the hotel as the main road is busy and quite noisy.

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Thank panduro1972
Weybridge, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017

I had dinner on two nights in December, the first night was very nice not too much noise. The food was very interesting and appetising. On the second night the food was good but the noise was really excessive. We finished as soon as possible and retired to the bar to have a conversation.

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Thank David W
AnnaReed, Manager at The Castle Hotel Restaurant, responded to this review

It is always difficult to balance the atmosphere in an establishment such as this. Essentially The Castle is a Pub with Rooms & as such we get busy with people drinking & eating who are not staying in the Hotel. Some people enjoy a busy vibe others do not & we do our best to please. I am very pleased... More 

Rhondda, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

I was looking for a little night away for me and the hubby as I've been very poorly before Xmas..I came across the deal on Groupon and booked it as a surprise..the hotel was lovely ,staff was very friendly ,room was clean and spacious and the bed was very comfy..if your after a quiet little night away then I'd definitely... More 

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Thank salraz12
AnnaReed, Manager at The Castle Hotel Restaurant, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your stay & hope to see you again soon. More 

Brecon, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

We Had Christmas dinner with our daughter and granddaughters the food was top notch and the staff were so good with the kids we had such a great time and relaxed in front of the fire for drinks afterwards Thanks all see you again soon 👍

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Thank nicktre
AnnaReed, Manager at The Castle Hotel Restaurant, responded to this review

So pleased that you enjoyed your Christmas Lunch, the day was a great success & we are looking forward to next year. More 

Cheltenham
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017

Stop here between Xmas and New Year for lunch. The hotel has a bar area or small rooms with a few tables and fire making it very cosy. Five of us had lunch which was cooked well, nicely presented and the thick chips were some of the best we have ever had although not if you are watching your waistline.... More 

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Thank wincho
AnnaReed, Manager at The Castle Hotel Restaurant, responded to this review

Glad that you enjoyed 7 we look forward to seeing you next time. More 

Kidderminster, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016

We stayed here for 3 nights. The room was fantastic. Clean and roomy. The staff were all very friendly and extremely helpful.

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1 Thank probert1
AnnaReed, Manager at The Castle Hotel Restaurant, responded to this review

All good then. Hope to see you again. Many thanks for your review. More 

Port Talbot, South Wales
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely delicious food. Really lovely roaring fire places in the bar area and the breakfast area. Lovely breakfast too. Stayed in room 4. Very modern and clean room. Lovely and spacious too. Staff very helpful and friendly

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Thank Jukes66
AnnaReed, Manager at The Castle Hotel Restaurant, responded to this review

So pleased that you enjoyed your stay & thank you for taking the time to say so. More 

Swansea, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

My wife and I have loved the food at the Castle and have always found it to be of a very high standard. Unfortunately, there must have been a change of chef or some other problem behind the scenes. On Saturday the 12th November 2016, we went for a meal, fully expecting it to be up to the usual high... More 

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Thank nige699
AnnaReed, Manager at The Castle Hotel Restaurant, responded to this review

No change in the team but we did have a few problems that night. I hope that it will not deter you from returning. More 

Maidstone
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Lovely meal and friendly waitress. The bar area was occupied by some lively parties but we were offered a quieter seating area and it was fine. The food was nice, although my medium to well done steak was more medium to rare. Very attentive staff though.

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Thank Tanlins
AnnaReed, Manager at The Castle Hotel Restaurant, responded to this review

It can get noisy in the bar sometimes but we like to think that the Rugby Teams add to the charm. Apologies for the over sight on the steak - if this was last Friday, we were extremely busy and we can perhaps forgive chef one error on this occasion. More 

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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

I don't usually review places but after reading some of the bad reviews I thought I'd speak out. I have been back here for the Sunday lunch a few times now with friends and it's been good every time. The gravy is bang on but what makes me want to come here over other places is the dish of roasted... More 

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Thank Dylan D
AnnaReed, Manager at The Castle Hotel Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for that - it can get a bit soul destroying after a while !!! There are discerning diners out there after all !! ;0) See you next time. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kings Road, Llandovery SA20 0AP, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Carmarthenshire  >  Llandovery
  • Phone Number: +44 1550 720343

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?