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The Butchers Arms

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Gluten Free Options
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Llanddarog, Carmarthen SA32 8NS, Wales
+44 1267 275330
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29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Well worth a quick detour off the main road to this village pub. Great chips. Both our meals were delicious and very filling so we didn't have starters or dessert. Will definitely go back.

3 Thank Bev T
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food, shame about the service!! Been a few times and food has always been spot on but this time felt like we were being rushed to finish our food and watched to see if we had finished our course! Even if it was busy, we shouldn't have been made to feel like that! Then bill was also chucked on... More 

Thank Sarah D
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good indeed!!! Prompt service from the front door as we walked in. Good selection on the menus and the choices we made were homemade and delicious! Great standard and as we left a quick chat to the owner who wanted feedback!!! Deserves all the plaudits they receive!

2 Thank Tangoscar
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Sorry to say that this restaurant was not what we hoped it would be. In our opinion the meals were overpriced for what they were and the quality produced. We hoped that dessert would make up for it but unfortunately not to be. Perhaps it was because it was nearly Christmas, perhaps an off night but whatever the reason it... More 

2 Thank Rob G
Carmarthen, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

An absolutley superb meal today, a delicious and superbly cooked Sirloin Steak with all the trimmings. Not usually one for Sirloin this was well worth the choice. Everything homemade as well, it was very difficult not indulging in the Desserts menu but was too full after the steak. Service from staff was excellent all very welcoming and chatty

3 Thank benevans2012
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Went as a family meal, great food and service! Gammon was very delicious and great portion size! All home made, well worth a visit! Homemade cheesecake was one of my favourite cheesecakes I've tasted! Can't wait to visit again!

3 Thank Sian T
Carmarthen, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Visited for lunch today and had a most delicious meal, starter and main course,the food was so delicious and served by friendly staff who could not do enough for you. I was not surprised to see it was busy due to the quality of their food and a menu to suit all tastes. All staff and management were friendly. It... More 

4 Thank DoArLe
Swansea, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

We went for lunch today and we were not disappointed! The food always delivers - I had the chicken on the Christmas menu - it was delicious and piping hot . My husband had the lamb which was good too. Was a bit put out though as I did ask if my main came with vegetables and was told no... More 

Thank Pam T
Porthyrhyd, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Another great night at the Butchers on what was a terrible rainy night outside to come in to the cosy bar with the fire roaring was perfect. The food was first class I had a starter of pork tenderloin which fantastic and my friends had the pate. Then two of us had the home made curry which is so very... More 

2 Thank RhianE50
Llandeilo, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Its not often we eat out due to so many disappointing meals in the past.But call it the festive spirit..We decided to try the butchers for lunch. Our faith in pub food as been restored.Very nice place.Clean with friendly attentive staff.The food was spot on.Took a little while but cooking from fresh is a great sign so was not a... More 

4 Thank Anton e

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Llanddarog, Carmarthen SA32 8NS, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Carmarthenshire  >  Carmarthen
  • Phone Number: +44 1267 275330
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?