Food in Wales

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Wales is well known for it’s traditional food especially Welsh Lamb and Beef. But there are many more Welsh food cuisines which some people are not aware of.

Lamb is mostly associated with Wales and is usually accompanied with fresh mint sauce but it can also include seafood especially if you are close to the coast where fishing is part of daily life.

There are many restaurants and cafes throughout Wales serving traditional and non traditional food as well as many different cultures. Which ever part of Wales you visit we hope that you do try some of the home made dishes.​

The Nantyffin Cider Mill is set at the foot of the Black mountains between Crickhowell and Brecon. Amelia’s Vintage Tea rooms are a small family run business, comprising of Pembrey Airport, Tea room and design studio.  The Cambrian Café Bar is a family run business situated in the village of Rhoose, in the heart of the Vale of Glamorgan.
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With our Farming background we know how good food should be produced. Because of this we make sure the food on our menu is locally sourced and we only use the freshest ingredients possible. Our aim here is to build a family friendly country pub with a playground to offer children of all ages whilst having the options for the grown-ups in the bar or restaurant to relax and indulge in our calm atmosphere. Named after the heroic Amelia Earhart. We opened in 1996 and still going strong, supporting both civilian and  MOD aircraft. The Tea room is of vintage design, with vintage crockery and tablecloths, handed down through the family. Our ethos is on good quality produce, locally sourced and made on site, served with love. We are a seasonal business and run from March to the end of November yearly. Within a short distance of the Heritage coastal path and overlooking the main runway for Cardiff International Airport. Our surroundings offer comfort and enjoyment in equal quantities for our regulars and guest patronage. Opening almost every day of the year, we provide a service to those who want a good honest meal or a relaxing drink in the comfort of our armchairs.
The Heywood Brasserie is at very heart of our hotel. The Rake and Riddle Bar and Kitchen is situated in Penclawdd, Swansea.   Diablos is at the heart of the fashionable Swansea SA1 Development.
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By making full use of the ornate ceilings and introducing wooden flooring, the Heywood Brasserie has been designed to introduce style and elegance of yesteryear. Inspired by delicious, home-cooked food using local produce, the á la carte menu offers a wide choice of affordable dining in a warm and relaxed setting. It’s perfect for that special occasion, or a place to meet and enjoy lunch or dinner with friends and family. We are a new Bar and kitchen serving lunch, dinner, drinks, Pizza and coffee for groups or parties. Enjoy our comfortable inside dining experience or drinks and food on our outside seating areas, children are welcome. A table booking service is offered but you are also more than welcome to just walk in and enjoy our relax eating atmosphere. We’re a modern and vibrant bar mixed among the stunning views of the old docks and the associated listed buildings. By day we’re the best and friendliest cafe and takeaway around. By night, we’re a modern twist on the old fashioned wine bar, with hand crafted cocktails and LIVE music every weekend! Why not visit us we are 5 minutes walk from Swansea city centre.
The Coast Café is situated in the relaxing Swansea Marina. Cariad Cafe is based in Penclawdd, Swansea on the Gower Peninsula.  Monksland is set in the heart of the Gower.
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We serve the finest Coffee, excellent Food, great Wine and premium Beer. The café has a mezzanine floor which offers fantastic views out over the marina and with relaxing high quality furniture to match this area is not to be missed! If you are walking in the Marina area make sure you pop in and sample our coffee and cakes, we look forward to seeing you. We pride ourselves on providing good quality, home-cooked food, using local Welsh produce wherever possible. We serve breakfasts until 12, lunches after 12, and ice creams, cakes, coffee and tea all day. The cafe serves a range of breakfasts to suit any appetite, including a Welsh Breakfast containing the famous Penclawdd cockles and laverbread – not to be missed! Offering the perfect setting for dining out, enjoying an evening of live entertainment or just relaxing with friends over drinks. Whatever the occasion, a warm welcome awaits you at Monksland. Our Peninsula suite has a La Carte restaurant and also caters for Weddings, Events or those special occasions.
Gigi Gao’s Chinese Restaurant was Inspired by the lack of real Chinese cuisine within the local Swansea area so Gigi Gao ventured to change this. The Grape and Olive is situated in Swansea at the top of the tallest building in Wales, with superb views across Swansea Bay and the surrounding area.  The Grove of Narberth is a privately owned luxury country house hotel nestled in the heart of the rolling Pembrokeshire countryside. 
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The restaurant seats 200 providing a great atmosphere for all types of dining. Whilst the dishes and flavours are unique to the local area, the growing following and subsequent high recommendations speak for themselves. The restaurant won The Best Oriental Restaurant in Wales in April, at The Golden Chopsticks Awards which was hosted by Gok Wan and endorsed by Ken Hom!! We’re very proud of our fantastic menus. Indulge in quality dishes, with ingredients and products sourced from suppliers we can trust. Our menus are a fusion of delicious contemporary dishes and timeless classics that are sure to delight. Whatever your preferences, our menus are sure to tantalise your taste buds.

Surrounded by wonderful Pembrokeshire produce and our very own kitchen gardens it is not surprising that we are very passionate about our food and drink. Whether you are enjoying an informal lunch on the terrace, afternoon teas in front of a roaring log fire or a romantic dining experience come and enjoy great food, fine wines at Grove of Narberth.

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