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Eating Out

Eating Out


Anchor Inn, Tintern

Open
Please see website for details
Distance from Penhein
Appox 10 miles

An old stone pub with stunning views of Tintern Abbey, the Anchor Inn is child-friendly with a large pub garden including climbing frame and swing opening out onto the village green. The food is good pub grub; the only watch out is that it can be extremely busy at weekends and during the summer and service can sometimes be a little slow.  Booking highly recommended.

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Angel Hotel, Abergavenny

Open
Lunch 12.00-2.30pm / Afternoon Tea 3.00-5.00pm / Dinner 7.00-9.30pm
Distance from Penhein
Approx 22 miles

The Angel Hotel is a luxurious, 4 Silver Star hotel, located in the centre of the town of Abergavenny. Providing a warm, friendly environment the stylish Angel Hotel caters for all tastes via three eating options – The Oak Room, The Foxhunter Bar or the Wedgewood Room. Whether you want to pop in for a sandwich, sample one of their award winning teas or have a cocktail, they offer it all. Sharing platters is particularly recommended as they are huge and delicious!

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Black Bear Inn, Usk

Open
Weds/Thurs 6.00pm-10.00pm, Fri-Sat 12.00pm-3.00pm, 6.00pm-10.00pm, Sun 12.00pm - 3.00pm
Distance from Penhein
Approx 12 miles

The lovely Black Bear Inn, just outside Usk, has an à la carte menu of seasonal British food which changes weekly. They aim to work with as many local producers and suppliers as possible, as well as some from further afield who sell exceptional products. The menu is concise to ensure that everything is fresh and made from scratch.

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Boat Inn, Penallt

Open
Open every day except Tuesdays.
Distance from Penhein
Approx 15 miles

Deep in the Wye Valley, in an area of outstanding natural beauty, The Boat is set right on the banks of the Wye. Built in 1650 of local stone (making it cool in the summer and warm in the winter!) the pub boasts a terraced gardens leading up to a rock face waterfall.  There is limited parking on the Penallt side so people regularly park in the Redbrook car park (pay and display). You then stroll over the victorian railway bridge which takes you from England to Wales. They serve a seasonally changing menu of home cooked food, a large range of local ciders and ales from cask to enjoy.

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Globe Inn, Alvington

Open
Mon - Fri 12.00pm - 11.00pm; Sat 12.00pm-12.00pm; Sun 12.00pm-9.00pm
Distance from Penhein
Approx 15 miles

The Globe Inn is a traditional pub and restaurant located in the village of Alvington, on the edge of the beautiful Forest of Dean and close to the Wye Valley.  It is a traditional yet modern free-house and restaurant where the staff are passionate about good food and use locally sourced and seasonal produce wherever possible. They also have a good range of cask ales, lagers, ciders and wines. The relaxing bar and restaurant areas feature oak beams and a log fire and for the summer months there is also a large sunny beer garden.

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Green & Jenks Gelato House, Monmouth

Open
Mon – Sat 9:30am – 5pm Sun 10:30am – 4pm
Distance from Penhein
Approx 22 miles

Green and Jenks Gelato House is in Agincourt Square, right in the centre of the historic border town of Monmouth. The gorgeous Georgian town house has a cosy seating area leading into the sheltered sunny outdoor terrace, the perfect place for a coffee and a gelato. Choose from a range of delicious freshly made gelato, sorbets and frozen yogurts made on the premises. The menu changes regularly but they always offer a range of classic flavours, seasonal specilaities and some of unique flavours made to a secret recipe exclusively for Green & Jenks customers.

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Hardwick, Abergavenny

Open
Lunch: 12.00 noon to 3.00pm Dinner: 6.30pm to 10.00pm Bar is open all day
Distance from Penhein
Approx 20 miles

A top, award winning restaurant in the area, near Abergavenny, The Hardwick has a great atmosphere, always buzzing and without fail, excellent food.

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Lime Tree, Chepstow

Open
Mon - Thurs 09:00 - 23:00; Fri 9:00 - 00:00; Sat 8:30 - 00:00; Sun 8:30 - 22:30
Distance from Penhein
Approx 8 miles

Situated on the lovely pedestrian street of St Mary’s in Chepstow, the Lime Tree is open all day with food served throughout. With a wide selection of food from tapas to burgers, this is a nice option for eating in Chepstow.

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Number Forty Nine, Usk

Open
Mon – Sat 10am-5pm, Sunday 11am – 4pm
Distance from Penhein
Approx 10 miles

Enjoy a light lunch, lovely tea or excellent cup of coffee at Number 49 in one of the many rooms surrounded by their selection of home furnishings including lighting, ornaments and furniture, or in the attractive garden. Well worth a visit if you’re in Usk.

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Old Chapel, Abergavenny

Open
Tues - Sat 10.00am - 5.00pm. Food until 3.00pm
Distance from Penhein
Approx 22 miles

The chefs at The Old Chapel, Abergavenny produce recipes according to the season, using fresh ingredients often foraged or grown from The Chapel’s own gardens. The kitchen and cafe makes breakfasts, lunch and suppers, starting with fresh soda bread every morning. They sell pickles and preserves from the larder, jars of kimchi and apple and beetroot ketchup. Umbrellas of elderflower blossom bottled into cordial and chilled glasses of delectable biodynamic wines from the vanguard of European vintners are sold alongside local craft cider and ales.  The menu changes daily according to availability of seasonal produce in the garden.

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Ostrich Inn, Newland

Open
All week between 12 noon to 2.30 pm and from 6.30 pm to 11.00 pm. Sometimes closed Mondays. Ring to check
Distance from Penhein
Approx 21 miles

This lovely old pub is on the edge of The Forest of Dean and well worth a visit if you’re in the area. It is known for its excellent food and features in most good pub guides. The food is home made and there is a good variety. There are also up to 8 local ales available on tap. In the summer months there is a lovely large walled garden.

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Panevino, Chepstow

Open
Mon - Sat 11.00am - 11.00pm, Sun 11.00am - 9.00pm
Distance from Penhein
Approx 8 miles

Panevino Restaurant is situated on the banks of the River Wye between Chepstow Castle and the Old Wye Bridge linking Wales and England. The Grade II listed building is known locally as the Afon Gwy built c.1735 and features in Turner’s painting of Chepstow Castle. They serve a varied menu of good, honest Italian food and the restaurant is a good place to eat in Chepstow.

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Piercefield, St Arvans

Open
Mon-Sun: 12.00pm-11.30pm
Distance from Penhein
Approx 9 miles

Family friendly pub close to Chepstow race course with food to suit all tastes.

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Riverside Inn, Chepstow

Open
Mon - Thurs : 10:30-23:00 Fri-Sat: 10.30-24:00 Sun 10.30-22.00
Distance from Penhein
Approx 8 miles

Although called a wine bar, The Riverside Inn also has an extensive mediterranean based menu, with tapas and full meal options. Based in the centre of town overlooking the river in beautiful surroundings.

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Rock and Fountain, Penhow

Open
Mon-Sat 12.00pm - 11.00pm, Sun 12.00pm - 4.00pm
Distance from Penhein
Approx 4 miles

Just a few miles from Penhein, The Rock and Fountain is one of our locals.  Family pub with food at reasonable prices. There is a varied menu from which you can choose and the food is good, simple pub food. Booking is advised as they do get busy.

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Salt and Pepper, Monmouth

Open
Open Monday - Saturday 9am-5pm & Sunday 10am-3.30pm
Distance from Penhein
Approx 20 miles

This nice coffee shop and restaurant is part of the wonderful cook shop Salt and Pepper in Monnouth, with a continental-style roof terrace, offering a simpole lunch menu with locally sourced ingredients. They also have a Weekly Specials Menu, bringing a touch of seasonal home-cooked favourites to Monmouth diners.

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Saracens Head, Symonds Yat

Open
Every day. Lunch: 12:00 - 2:30pm. Dinner: 6:30 - 9:00pm.
Distance from Penhein
Approx 26 miles

The Saracens Head Inn is situated on the banks of the River Wye at Symonds Yat. Always busy, the food is delicious, the atmosphere is buzzy and it consistently gets great reviews. Well worth a visit. Booking advisable.

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Stonemill, near Monmouth

Open
Weds - Sat: Lunch 12pm - 2pm Evening 6pm - 9pm Sunday Lunch 12pm - 2.30pm Sunday Evening Closed
Distance from Penhein
Approx 20 miles

With stunning views over the Monmouthshire countryside, The Stonemill in Rockfield, provides exceptional food in a rustic setting. The converted mill is simply decorated which adds to the enjoyment of the food with excellent service.

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The Royal George, Tintern

Open
Breakfast served 7:30-9:30am Lunch served - 12-3pm Dinner served 6-9pm (Sun 6-8pm) Sunday roast 12-3pm
Distance from Penhein
Approx 12 miles

The Royal George at Tintern includes The Wild Hare pub. This is a “true countryside pub experience” offering locally sourced, seasonal menus. With comfy sofas and a cosy log burner, it’s a great place to enjoy a delicious meal or a pint of local beer.

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Tredegar Arms, Shirenewton

Open
Tuesday - Saturday 12:00 Noon - 9:30 pm Food Served from 12pm - 3pm & 6pm - 9pm Sunday 12:00 Noon - 6.00pm
Distance from Penhein
Approx 3 miles

In the pretty neighbouring village of Shirenewton, The Tredegar Arms serves traditional hearty pub food in a relaxed atmosphere.

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Tudor Farmhouse, Clearwell (Forest of Dean)

Open
Breakfast – Weekdays 07.00 to 10.00/Weekends 08.30 to 10.00 Lunch/Sunday Lunch – 12.00 to 14.00 Afternoon Tea and Grazing – 14.00 to 17.00 Dinner – 18.30 to 21.00
Distance from Penhein
Approx 20 miles

Tatler magazine described The Tudor Farmhouse as a “culinary oasis”, so why not try them for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea or dinner and see for yourself!  The head chef is committed to quality and locally-sourced ingredients. Most are sourced from producers within a 20 mile radius of the hotel who share a passion for real, home-cooked seasonal food.

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Walnut Tree, Abergavenny

Open
Tuesday to Saturday, lunchtime and evening
Distance from Penhein
Approx 25 miles

This Michelin starred restaurant on the outskirts of Abergavenny offers exceptional food and wine – a true foodie’s delight. Be sure to book in advance!The food is an eclectic mix, based on the Chef’s personal taste, paired with sound cooking techniques; rather than a particular country’s cuisine. A unifying feature is the core of excellent ingredients.

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Whitebrook Restaurant, Nr Monmouth

Open
The restaurant is open 5 days a week. Dinner: Wednesday to Sunday Lunch: Thursday to Sunday. Closed Monday and Tuesday.
Distance from Penhein
Approx 15 miles

This wonderful restaurant has already won a clutch of awards, including a Michelin star, 4 AA Rosettes, AA Wine Award for Wales, Inspectors’ Choice at the AA Hospitality Awards 2017 and a place in the 2017 Waitrose Good Food Guide Top 50 UK Restaurants. Their passion is to deliver flavour, creating new menus using the freshest ingredients. The team prepare original dishes using locally sourced food flavoured with freshly foraged herbs.

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Woodlands Tavern, Llanvair Discoed

Open
Weds - Fri 12 - 2pm & 6 - 9pm; Saturday 12 - 3pm & 6 - 9:30pm; Sunday 12 - 3:30pm
Distance from Penhein
1/2 hour walk, 5 minute drive

The Woodlands Tavern is a charming country pub with dining situated in the heart of the beautiful village of Llanvair Discoed, and is our local pub – only about 30 minutes’ walk from your alachigh or a short 5 minute drive. Owned and run by Keith and Sue all food is cooked to order with a particularly good range of fish options. Booking essential.

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