Restaurants in Wales

Restaurants in Wales

Restaurants in Wales

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Wales is known for its dramatic landscape, friendly inhabitants and the abundance of pasture producing some truly quality ingredients. The expanse of coastline, too, provides the chefs cooking in Wales with an excellent supply of seafood - not to mention the famous Anglesey sea salt.

This collection highlights some of the best restaurants in Wales. In Penarth near Cardiff Restaurant James Sommerin offers a range of exquisite tasting menus, while over in Pembrokeshire the aptly named Coast combines breathtaking sea views with unbeatably fresh seafood caught right in front of the restaurant. Culinary legend Shaun Hill's rural inn The Walnut Tree is a fantastic Michelin star dining experience in Abergavenny, while up in North Wales Tyddyn Llan is a homely restaurant-with-rooms which serves up classic Welsh fare with real pride.

Restaurants in Wales on Great British Chefs

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It might require a bit of a journey to get to, but this Welsh country house hotel has been quietly transformed into one of the most exciting and innovative restaurants with rooms in the UK.
Eglwys Fach, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 8TA
Gareth Ward
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It would be no exaggeration to call James Sommerin one of Wales’s greatest chefs, and his first solo venture in the bustling seaside town of Penarth does no disservice to his talent.
The Esplanade, Penarth, CF64 3AU
James Sommerin
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Restaurant James Sommerin

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Located in rural Denbighshire, Tyddyn Llan aims to provide a real home-from-home feel. Although most commonly referred to as a ‘restaurant with rooms’, the hotel provides its guests with a couple of ultra-comfortable lounges in which to sit and unwind after a hard day’s romping in the picturesque countryside.
Llandrillo, nr. Corwen, Denbighshire, North Wales, LL21 0ST
Bryan Webb
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Tyddyn Llan

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Bryn Williams’ career has gone from strength to strength since his appearance on Great British Menu in 2006. At Porth Eirias, he brings his considerable restaurant experience to Colwyn Bay, North Wales.
The Promenade, Colwyn Bay, LL29 8HH
Bryn Williams
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Bryn Williams at Porth Eirias

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When Shaun Hill took over The Walnut Tree Inn in 2008, he wasn't just acquiring a road-side pub in a beautiful rural Welsh setting. Between 1963 and 2001, it was a genuine culinary landmark run by pioneering chef Franco Taruschio but had more recently fell on hard times.
The Walnut Tree Inn, Llanddewi Skirrid, Abergavenny, NP7 8AW
Shaun Hill
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The Walnut Tree Inn

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Tucked away in leafy Monmouthshire, The Whitebrook is Chris Harrod’s ode to the majestic Wye Valley. The chef makes the most of both foraged and grown local produce to create dishes of outstanding natural beauty.
The Whitebrook, Whitebrook, Monmouth, NP25 4TX
Chris Harrod
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The Whitebrook

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