Michelin Stars for our Culinary Wonders!

These Brecon Beacons restaurants and pubs made the 2016 Michelin Guide.

The Michelin Guide includes the very best restaurants and pubs with lots of fantastic places to eat out.

We are thrilled that the following Brecon Beacons restaurants and pubs have made the 2016 Michelin Guide. Congratulations all!


Michelin starred Restaurant

  1. The Waltnut Tree

Food: British modern

Where: Llanddewi Skirrid

What the guide says: Classic, seasonal dishes are well-priced and refreshingly simple, eschewing adornment and letting the ingredients speak for themselves.

Book your table here.

Bib Gourmands

2. The Felin Fach Griffin 

Food: Regional

Where: Brecon

What the guide says: Following the motto ‘simple things, done well,’ dishes are straightforward, tasty and refined.

Book your table here.

The rest

3. The Court

Llansantffraed Court, near Abergavenny

Food: British modern

Where: Llansantffraed Court Hotel and Restaurant, Abergavenny

What the guide says: Dishes have a classical British base but are given a modern twist; fruit, veg and herbs are from the walled garden.

Book your table here.

4. The Hardwick

Food: Regional

Where: Abergavenny

What the guide says: Well thought-through dishes combine modern and classic elements and seasonal Welsh produce forms the backbone of the menu.

5. 1861

RDL 9520

Food: British modern

Where: Cross Ash, Abergavenny

What the guide says: Classically based cooking has modern twists – much of the fruit and vegetables are grown by the owner’s father.


These are the food pubs from the Brecon Beacons who have made this year’s Michelin guide  .If you’re looking for a pub with great grub, then you can’t go wrong with any of these.

1. Felin Fach Griffin

Food: Regional

Where: Brecon

What the guide says: Located in picturesque countryside; a rather unique pub with bright paintwork, colourful artwork and an extremely laid back atmosphere. It was awarded a Bib Gourmand, the guide’s secondary award after a Michelin star.

Book your table here.

2. The Bear Hotel

The Bear Hotel in Crickhowell

Food: British traditional

Where: Crickhowell

What the guide says: The menu offers honest pub classics alongside more elaborate specials.

Book your table here



3. The Dolaucothi Arms

The Dolaucothi Arms, Llanwrda, Carmarthenshire

Food: British traditional

Where: Carmarthenshire

What the guide says: 300-year-old drover’s inn in the picturesque Cothi Valley; it’s a cosy, rustic kind of place and the garden looks out over the river.

4. Bell at Skenfrith

The Bell at Skenfrith

Food: Classic cuisine

Where: Monmouthshire

What the guide says: Well-run pub in a verdant valley, offering hearty, classical cooking with the occasional ambitious twist and using ingredients from the organic kitchen garden.


So all that’s left to do is a book a table.

We’re lucky enough to have some superb restaurants in our region. Some of them have won prestigious awards.   Find out more about our special places to eat and drink in the Brecon Beacons here.

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