Restaurants

Top Choice Modern British in Lower Wye Valley

The Whitebrook

Hidden down narrow country lanes in a remote part of the Wye Valley, this wonderful Michelin-starred restaurant-with-rooms is well worth the effort it takes to reach it. Every plate that proceeds from the kitchen is…
Top Choice Spanish in Hay-on-Wye (Y Gelli Gandryll)

Tomatitos Tapas Bar

Friendly, bustling Tomatitos combines the atmosphere of everyone's favourite pub with an España-centric menu. Staples such as patatas bravas and chorizo aside, daily specials feature guest stars such as mushrooms st…
Top Choice Modern British in Hay-on-Wye (Y Gelli Gandryll)

St John's Place

St John's Place is only open two nights a week and the menu is limited to three choices for each course, but this narrow focus seems to allow the kitchen plenty of room for passionate experimentation and refinement.…
Top Choice Modern British in Abergavenny (Y Fenni)

Walnut Tree

Established in 1963, the Michelin-starred Walnut Tree serves the cuisine-hopping meat and seafood creations of chef Shaun Hill, with a focus on fresh, local produce. If you're too full to move far after dinner, eleg…
Top Choice Indian in Merthyr Tydfil (Merthyr Tudful)

Mango House

Bringing the subcontinent to the suburbs, this snazzy Indian eatery serves up a huge menu of delicious and complex curries, including an extensive vegetarian selection. Don't confuse the address with High St in the …
Modern British in Brecon (Aberhonddu)

Peterstone Court

The genteel environment of a Georgian manor-house hotel is a very good starting point for a memorable dining experience. Peterstone Court has the added advantage of having access to the freshest produce from its own…
Pub Food in Blaenavon (Blaenafon)

Butterflies

Serving surprisingly sophisticated food for a small-town pub in a former mining town, cosy Butterflies has meaty offerings that stretch to an excellent boeuf en croute (beef in a mushroom-lined pastry crust) and cha…
French in Newport (Casnewydd)

Le Bistrot Pierre

Taking pole position in a light-filled corner spot at the river entrance to the Friars Walk shopping centre, this snazzy French-style chain eatery serves tasty burgers, steaks, slow-braised beef and tartes flambées …
Pub Food in Black Mountains (Y Mynyddoedd Duon)

Skirrid Inn

Those with a taste for the macabre and ghostly will love this place. Wales' oldest inn (pre 1110) once doubled as a court and over 180 people were hanged here. Just so you don't forget, a noose dangles from the well…
Modern British in Brecon (Aberhonddu)

Felin Fach Griffin

With a string of awards as long as its wine list, this country pub offers gourmet dining in a relaxed and unpretentious setting. Open fires, leather sofas and timber beams create a comfortable atmosphere, while the …