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The Royal Oak

) #17 of 58 Restaurants in Brecon $$ - $$$ , British,
Pencelli, Brecon Beacons National Park, Brecon LD3 7LX, Wales
+44 1874 665396
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“faggots” (8 reviews)
“steak” (9 reviews)
“crisps” (5 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Pencelli, Brecon Beacons National Park, Brecon LD3 7LX, Wales
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

While staying at the local campsite (2 minutes walk) decided to have bar meal and a few drinks.we weren't disappointed. The food, hospitality and beer was all great. Can't believe the landlord and landlady have only been in the business 10 weeks. So welcoming and...More

Thank Caroline F
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very convenient pub on canal path towards Brecon. Friendly staff, very good meal of whitebait and salad. Proper coffee in cafetière. Well priced.

2  Thank Tina H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful little pub really family friendly fantastic food recommend the beef ribs there stunning. Absolutely loved the garlic tiger prawns and the kids demolished there's so all round thumbs up 100/100

2  Thank Missy C
Reviewed 5 days ago

apparantly the landlord has only been there a few months but they seem to be doing an excellent job as most times we visited there were always a lot of people eating. a friendly pub with a nice beer garden by the side of the...More

4  Thank carole034
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in after a days walking in the beacons. Both had a lovely pie - just the job. Portions large so unfortunately no room for deserts. Very friendly staff.

6  Thank Duncan F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely evening enjoying a veggie and a chicken curry. The new owners were friendly and attentive, with the landlord happy to advise on the beer. An excellent evening, thanks.

5  Thank Jane S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Royal Oak having been on a number of occasions in the past. The pub is under new ownership and we were greeted with a very warm welcome from the new owners. Menu is very reasonably priced and the food good quality. We had...More

6  Thank greenfletcher
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow what a difference new landlords make, nice and friendly, Andrew has done a great job already, extended opening hours, not just a few hours day. Sunday lunch was absolutely lovely, fresh lamb from the farm next door, and veg cooked to perfection, and the...More

5  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have just read the last review and I have to say people please ignore! We have eaten Sunday Lunch here and it was so good, we all booked for an evening meal. The Royal Oak has just taken over since May and we are...More

10  Thank Cathleon27
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Landlady obviously not interested in serving customers. Menu very limited and not at all appealing, so we had a pot of tea for two and some crisps. Pot of tea didn't quite manage to fill two cups, and wasn't hot. Got much better service a...More

2  Thank 23RAE
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Elaine P
23 August 2016|
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Response from Matthew H | Reviewed this property |
Definitely. I saw a number of dogs in the pub and garden over the bank holiday weekend.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pencelli, Brecon Beacons National Park, Brecon LD3 7LX, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Brecon Beacons National Park  >  Brecon
  • Phone Number: +44 1874 665396
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Canal side pub located in Pencelli village, located in the heart of the Brecon Beacons, approximately 2 miles from Brecon town. Serving traditional home cooked food, with the option of Roast Dinner on Sundays. Family and dog friendly!!
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