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1861 Restaurant

Cross Ash, Abergavenny NP7 8PB, Wales
+44 845 388 1861
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good17%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“amuse bouche” (32 reviews)
“scallops” (31 reviews)
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British, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Cross Ash, Abergavenny NP7 8PB, Wales
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We visit this restaurant every few months are are never disappointed. Food was good and the service was prompt too. The soufflé is to die for and my cannelloni was excellent . Hopefully will be visiting again soon

Thank 244sarahj561
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My wife and I dropped in for dinner without a reservation and were hospitably received. Our principal objective when eating out is imaginative and expert cooking of excellent ingredients accompanied by a reasonable choice of wine. We got all of that with an interesting amuse...More

Thank geraldthew
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hadn't heard much feedback on 1861 of late but have always wanted to give it a try as what we had heard suggested we wouldn't be disappointed. For us a great dining experience is a combination of fantastic food, great hospitality and a convivial...More

Thank richardhawkins2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm really surprised by the recent incredibly negative review of 1861. We have been many times, often with the regular offers or vouchers. We have never been disappointed in either the food or the service which we have always found to be professional, polite and...More

Thank Eleri S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We can't visit often, only when seeing family, so always look forward to returning to 1861. Still great, service intuitively attentive, food wonderful and value for money is clear. The freshness of the produce shouts loud, my new potatoes were so freshly dug they had...More

1  Thank david h
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having found an offer on Travelzoo we thought 1861 looked an excellent choice for treating my Mum for her birthday. The gentleman taking the booking couldn't be more helpful and we were all really looking forward to a good meal out. Unfortunately, what we found...More

6  Thank Emily S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful food, nice atmosphere, attentive service. 1861 is the best restaurant for miles around. It is a tad pricey but you get what you pay for. Good quality food with some nice touches. A few nibbles while you wait for your table, a palette refresher,...More

Thank Tangerinejan
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Excellent food and outstanding service. We had lunch and cannot find fault with the restaurant. Would we go back....you bet we will.

Thank londonwelsh2137
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Never disappointed!! 1861 is situated a little way out of Abergavenny, situated in a rural setting, it is a really peaceful and quiet setting. There is no phone signal, no 3 or 4 G so, checking your phone, social media etc is not a distraction!...More

Thank Commz
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Went here on a recommendation and a very good recommendation it was too. The food and service was second to none! Nice little touches too with a complimentary appetiser and a pre desert cold soup, all very good and great tasting. Will be back for...More

Thank kevhall1902
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$26 - US$63
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
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12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cross Ash, Abergavenny NP7 8PB, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Monmouthshire  >  Abergavenny
  • Phone Number: +44 845 388 1861
Restaurant 1861 is a small rural family run restaurant in monmouthshire using locally sourced produce and home grown fruit and vegetables. The restaurant is a friendly professional relaxed fine dining venue ideal for all occasions.
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