Restaurants

Top Choice Gastronomy in Machynlleth

Ynyshir Hall

Foraged wild foods, the best local meat and seafood and its own kitchen garden produce give the kitchen at Ynyshir Hall the foundations to concoct some of Wales' most fancied fare. A Michelin-starred restaurant with…
Top Choice Welsh in Llanwrtyd Wells (Llanwrtyd)

Carlton Riverside

This upscale restaurant has a boutique feel and a mantelpiece groaning under its many awards. There's a basement bar (open Tuesday to Sunday evenings) but the real star here is the restaurant and its superb menu fea…
Top Choice Modern European in Bodnant Estate

Hayloft Restaurant

The in-house restaurant at Bodnant Welsh Food is more than an afterthought – offering technically refined dishes such as crab bavarois with smoked haddock consommé jelly and granny smith apple, it makes great use of…
Top Choice Modern British in Bala (Y Bala)

Tyddyn Llan Restaurant

The glowing reputation of this Michelin-starred country restaurant is well-deserved. We are still salivating at the memory of our last visit – some dishes went beyond merely good and approached extraordinary. The pa…
Top Choice Modern British in Montgomery

Checkers

It's no exaggeration to say that one of the main drawcards of Montgomery is this truly excellent restaurant-with-rooms. The modern French menu, put together from fresh, locally sourced ingredients, and first-rate se…
Top Choice Bistro in Beddgelert

Beddgelert Bistro & Antiques

An eccentric gem, this hybrid bistro/antique store offers exceptional home cooking. By day it's more like a tearoom, but at night the tiny dining room at the heart of the 17th-century cottage fills up with happy din…
Top Choice Gastronomy in Menai Bridge

Sosban & the Old Butchers

Still bearing cosmetic vestiges of its days as an actual butcher shop (etched mirror-tiles and a mint-green shopfront), this superb prix-fixe restaurant elevates Menai Bridge dining above anywhere else in Anglesey. …
Top Choice Pub Food in Knighton (Tref-Y-Clawdd)

Red Lion

With its upcycled furniture, tapas-oriented menu (largely making use of produce sourced within 30 miles) and carefully curated drinks (12 whites, 12 reds and beers from 14 different breweries), the Red Lion is a nex…
Top Choice Pub Food in Aberystwyth

Y Ffarmers

This outstanding pub is the main reason to visit the pretty hamlet of Llanfihangel y Creuddyn, 7 miles southeast of Aber. Ostensibly another snug, white-brick house of assembly, it does fantastic Welsh pub food: coc…
Top Choice Modern British in Saundersfoot

Coast

The spectacular beachfront setting is more than matched by the culinary wizardry emanating from chef Will Holland's kitchen at this award-winning restaurant. Whether you choose from the more adventurous 'Will's menu…