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The Dolaucothi Arms

Llanwrda SA19 8UW, Wales
+44 1558 650237
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Llanwrda SA19 8UW, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was good, and served reasonably hot and was not too long a wait, however the staff on the bar looked scruffy and miserable.

Thank z4zulu
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to stop here for a meal one evening, and we were not disappointed. Upon arrival, the waiting staff served us immediately, although a smile wouldn’t have gone amiss. After ordering, we waited approx 20 mins for food, which was amazing considering how busy...More

Thank jakeplatt247
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch today (Wednesday not busy). Ordered from the menu which hasn't changed since the last (very good) tenants moved on. 3 burgers, gammon and chips, and 2 baguettes. Took nearly an hour to arrive, only two other parties eating, sandwiches in the main....More

5  Thank Honeyfarmer
Karen C, Owner at The Dolaucothi Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello there Thank you for your comments on your recent visit to The Dolaucothi Arms, which as you correctly stated is under new management and has been since March 2018. You are correct in stating that the menu has varied little from the previous tenants...More

Reviewed 7 June 2018

having had several very good to outstanding meals in this lovely place in beautiful surroundings in the past under previous management,today's experience was amongst the worst for a long time as far as eating out goes.Unwelcoming atmosphere, rude and unhelpful staff,mediocre,small and overpriced servings,with starter...More

9  Thank shithappens124
Karen C, Owner at The Dolaucothi Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Thank you for your comments 'shithappens124' ? or rather your malicious work of fiction. As clearly stated on our menus, our food is prepared and served from scratch and was served within a reasonable time on a very busy evening.I would also suggest if your...More

Reviewed 31 May 2018

Really enjoyed our visit yesterday. It was the first time we had visited this restaurant/inn even though been along this road between Lampeter and LLandielo. well worth a visit as super staff. we had ribeye steak which was one of the best we have ever...More

Thank ea_bevan
Karen C, Owner at The Dolaucothi Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Thank you for your lovely comments- hope to see you again soom

Reviewed 8 May 2018

Great staff that were really friendly and attentive. Dog-friendly, the staff got the dog a bowl to drink from and then turned up with some roast chicken for her. Sunday lunch was good and reasonable value. Outside there was a large garden area with benches....More

Thank Brendan C
Karen C, Owner at The Dolaucothi Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Thank you for your lovely comments- hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 2 April 2018

Stopped overnight in our camper( with Britstops). The staff and locals very friendly. The pub was lovely and the food and beer was superb. Lovely walk on the Dolocothi estate. We will definitely be back

Thank Kath S
Karen C, Owner at The Dolaucothi Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Thank you for your lovely comments - hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 25 March 2018

Our guide book claimed this to be a "truly excellent pub" and so we went out of our way to have dinner here during our recent stay in Wales. The atmosphere was warm and the staff pleasant, but it was to food which was surprisingly...More

7  Thank Timothy H
Reviewed 24 February 2018

Staying nearby we chose this pub to have sunday lunch and it was very tasty. The people were friendly and nothing was too much trouble. Highly recommended

Thank TracyHSwansea_Wales
Reviewed 14 January 2018

My husband and i drove up to wales from Southampton to visit his Nan who lives just outside of ffarmers and she recommended the dolaucothi arms. We are very glad she did. From the moment we arrived everything was clean and tidy, comfortable and prompt....More

Thank MrsSCastle
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Llanwrda SA19 8UW, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Carmarthenshire  >  Llanwrda
  • Phone Number: +44 1558 650237
  • E-mail
Simple, hearty meals made from scratch from good stuff found not too far away. Call us if you would like to book a table for lunch or dinner. The menu changes frequently, depending on what’s good at the time! We will always have a suitable vegetarian option, if you have a special diet do let us know in advance and we’ll do our best to have something suitable for you.
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