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Clarkes Restaurant at Glen-Yr-Afon House Hotel

Pontypool Road, Usk, Wales
+44 1291 672302
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good5%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“sorbet” (5 reviews)
“pancetta” (2 reviews)
“venison” (3 reviews)
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British, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Pontypool Road, Usk, Wales
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

We stayed at this lovely hotel,nice room,very nice staff and were anticipating good food also. Starter of black pudding croquette were ok,mains of rack of lamb and tournedos Rossini were unpalatable. My lamb was beige and sinewy and had white unrendered fat on it,can only...More

2  Thank NebHertfordshire
TStrong, Owner at Clarkes Restaurant at Glen-Yr-Afon House Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear NebHertfordshire Thank you for your review, my apologies for not spotting it sooner than this! I remember the weekend very well, we joked about you being a famous fiction writer with a distinctive name, I recall that you were self confessed foodies down for...More

Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Had the most fantastic Sunday lunch here. We had our 1 year old too and the staff could not have accommodated him better - they were fantastic. Food and Service was exceptional. We are already talking about when we can go back

1  Thank W6ENA
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We held a family meal here for 32 people for my mum's 80th birthday on 11th August. We had a fabulous evening, the food was really good and the waiting staff excellent. Many thanks also to Matthew who was looking after our party for the...More

2  Thank Linda N
Reviewed 15 August 2017

A superb Sunday Lunch as always been available here - now you can have 2, 3, 4 or 5 courses - depending upon your wishes - all at varying prices starting at £22 per person - which includes Roast Sirloin of Beef - really excellent...More

1  Thank Mike S
Reviewed 1 August 2017

This was our second visit to the restaurant (non-residents), and just as good as last time. As a coeliac, I have to eat gluten-free and this is a restaurant you can trust as they really know what they are cooking. Nice little touches with an...More

1  Thank LiztheWhizz
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

This was in the hotel we stayed in. The food is beyond compare , absolutely beautiful and service just perfect. We loved every mouthful.

1  Thank April B
Reviewed 10 February 2017

We booked a table to celebrate our anniversary. When we arrived we were directed to the small bar and were served by a very pleasant young man who asked us what the occasion was and chatted very easily whilst he prepared our drinks. We settled...More

5  Thank Nannie
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Cannot recommend the Sunday lunch too highly. Excellent choice of starter, main and desert. Generous portions and the service is attentive and professional without being intrusive. First class all round.

3  Thank Alan B
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We had booked a table for 19:30. We arrived in the restaurant a bit confused by how to get in due to the Chaos of a large wedding. Was shown to our table and given a menu, taken a drink order, all ok. The drinks...More

Thank MarkMo
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

My wife organised her 2016 works Christmas meal for 18 people here. The hotel is a lovely, characterful old building set in pretty grounds, just off the A472 near the bridge in Usk. It does look truly lovely upon approach, especially when sparkling in its...More

7  Thank Volemangler
TStrong, Owner at Clarkes Restaurant at Glen-Yr-Afon House Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2017

Dear Volemangler Thank you for taking the time to post a review. I am glad to read that you approve of our building, the Christmas decorations and our staff. We remember the night very well, you did seem to arrive fairly unrelaxed, maybe not quite...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pontypool Road, Usk, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Monmouthshire  >  Usk
  • Phone Number: +44 1291 672302
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