Booked in to this ( for us) unknown tavern and little known town. We were pleasantly surprised. Arrived at 7.30pm to a warm welcome, but told the kitchen would close at 8pm.
Had a delicious dinner, served by very convivial staff. There was a table of Germans near us, getting lessons in how to pronounce "Llanelli". Rooms were quiet, considering we were on a busy road, right in the centre of town. Nice to have a bath, not just a shower.
After a hearty Welsh breakfast and lashings of Welsh Brew tea and Welsh yoghurt, we ambled the 200 metres to 'Llanelli House', made famous by a BBC documentary on its restoration. En route, we were taken by the numerous interesting Georgian and Victorian buildings, and church in the centre of Llanelli.
All in all, a delightful stay in a town that is slowly reinventing itself.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Welcoming traditional Inn in South West Wales with 10 ensuite updated comfortable guest rooms that are well appointed and ideally located close to the town centre and the New Ffwrnes Theatre and East gate development.Also close by the renowned Millenium coastal path and within easy access of the beautiful Gower Penisular which was the first area recognised as natural outstanding beauty and noted to have one of the top three beaches in the world.Also Pembrey motor sports centre,Ffos Las racecourse, numerous prestigious Golf clubs and due to open soon Llanelli House a unique historic property dating back to Jacobean period.We offer a friendly service to all guests ensuring their stay has a home from home feel and atmosphere.We offer a wide selection of traditional British cooking, Chefs Welsh specials all cooked to order served in either the bar area or comfortable lounge area,we serve food all day every day.On Sundays we offer a traditionally served Sunday lunch with a choice of Home Roasted meats and fresh market vegetables served to your table, along with our full menu.We also offer extensive function facilities catering for Weddings and all celebrations for up to 200 guests with private facilities with disabled access.We are proud to be a unique venue in our area and ensure we go the extra mile so that guests return time after time. ... more less
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- The Thomas Arms Llanelli, Wales