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The Castle Hotel Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh
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Kings Road, Llandovery SA20 0AP, Wales
+44 1550 720343
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We decided to go come here for dinner on the last night of our holiday. We were 'greeted', if you can call it that, by a lady who was quite rude! In hindsight we wish we had left at that point! We had starters which were quite nice but then the mains arrived! The £22 steak which my husband asked... More 

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

As other recent reviews will testify this was clearly a blip in what has been our very successful food service of late. We are a little confused however as no one has any recollection of any complaints on the evening in question. It is far more difficult to compensate after the fact. It would seem upon investigation that the Lasagne... More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Really enjoyed the meal in the Restaurant. It was a nice basic menu with very nice specials. Of which I tried the hake which was very tasty.

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Thank Kimberly G
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I rarely bother to write reviews, but on this occasion I feel it is completely deserved. I had lunch and supper here at The Castle Hotel restaurant this week and the food was really very good. I hate paying for food out unless I am going to eat something as good, if not better than I could cook myself at... More 

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Thank SAK65
Cheddar, United Kingdom
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336 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful old fashioned classically built Welsh Hotel. Our room, no.6, has been classified by them as one in their "best" category. Having bought a groupon deal we had specified which room we wanted from the pictures and it didn't disappoint in terms of size, facilities, decor etc. After a very long days walking we were very glad... More 

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Thank jrapeter
Abberley, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a nice meal, a busy pub, attentive staff, the chips were amongst teh best I have ever had, the steaks were beuatifully cooked, the starters were of generous size

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Thank mphatwellcottage
Hassocks, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for 3 nights as we were re visiting places we had been, when our boys were younger. The staff were lovely & friendly. Food was good, breakfast & dinner. Our bedroom was on the 3rd floor, we were upgraded as the hotel wasn't full. We were very pleased with it, clean, large & very comfortable. I was... More 

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Thank Christine5012
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

had a quick lunch here. Pie of the day, chips and beans (at our special request). They could have given us a few more of the said beans, but the pie was lovely. we had skinny chips. The fat, beef dripping chips [passed us en route to another table, and i am glad I didnt choose them, as they were... More 

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Thank darren s
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Have just recently visited this lovely hotel, was not disappointed, wonderful staff, amazing surroundings, would definitely recommend to anybody, it was just a shame that my partner was ill the whole time, will definitely be visiting again soon Debbie and John

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Verona
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 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
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 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 

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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
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?