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£42
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“London food at Welsh prices” and a “great ambiance” (it’s set in a former cider mill) are the main draws to this veteran gastroboozer, praised for maintaining “consistently high standards year in, year out”.

Summary

£41
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4
Very Good
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“An oasis at the foot of the magnificent Brecon Beacons” – this well-known gastropub (on the site of an old cider mill) has been a foodie feature of the area for decades – a “busy venue (book ahead)”, with food that’s “consistently excellent”.

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£48
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4
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4
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Walking in the Brecon Beacons and eating great food – does life gets much better?” This “stupendous value” gastropub has for years been a linchpin of the local dining scene: “the cooking’s of a very good standard” and “it’s a tremendous venue for Sunday lunch, brunch or just loafing about”.

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£49
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4
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A real gem” in the Brecon Beacons that’s long been a mainstay of the area’s dining options, and whose food is “always imaginative without being pretentious”.

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Owner's description

This is The Felin Fach Griffin, a dining pub with rooms nestling near the book town of Hay-on-Wye between The Black Mountains and The Brecon Beacons, not far from the market towns of Abergavenny and Crickhowell.


We think many of us want to return, if only momentarily, to a slower pace of life. Everything our team do here is designed to achieve that aim for you.


Time spent in this part of the world will unwind you. Relaxation within the building contrasts with the magnificence of the country that surrounds it.


You will sleep in the most comfortable beds, you will eat simple, but well executed and delicious food. Beers, wine, sherries and fruit juices: all chosen because we love them.


We support our local community, source our produce with sustainability in mind, and set our prices for our regular customers, not the incoming tourists.


We have always loved this part of Wales and over the past twelve years we have come to love this building. We hope you will too.


 


We are open all year: please do come and visit us and bring along your friends, dogs or children.

Current menus

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Highchair, Menu, Portions
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25, 15, 22
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The chef

The Welsh Borders are home to farmers producing great ingredients.  Welsh beef and lamb, game from local estates, cheeses from world renowned dairies. 

And, like so many things, food is best kept simple. We have built the reputation of the Griffin's kitchen on this maxim. 

Menus change daily and seasonally.  In winter you might have venison from the nearby Welsh Venison Centre, or in summer Welsh lamb with peas picked that morning from our own kitchen garden. 

 

No ingredients taste better than those just picked.  So, in 2004 we commissioned a kitchen garden within the Griffin's grounds, under the auspices of Joe Hand.

Our garden team takes the concept beyond what we could have hoped for, turning our food miles into food paces.

The best strawberries we've tasted.  Red, white and blackcurrants, raspberries, apples, pears and medlas.  And sticks of pink rhubarb.  

Peas, broad beans and salads.  Leeks, onions, red and white cabbages and rows of garlic.  And the ingredients for the picallilli and chutneys that we sell in our little shop.

 

The Felin Fach Griffin Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Felin Fach Griffin Restaurant in LD3, Brecon by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Felin Fach Griffin restaurant.
Geoff B
Delicious meal at a reasonable price. Servi...
Reviewed 6 months, 16 days ago

"Delicious meal at a reasonable price. Service was good, and very warm and friendly. Ambience is comfortable and homely."

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Felin Fach, Brecon, LD3 0UB
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑9 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑9 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑9 pm
Thursday12 pm‑9 pm
Friday12 pm‑9 pm
Saturday12 pm‑9 pm
Sunday12 pm‑9 pm

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