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The Clarence Inn

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$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly
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25 Watton, Brecon Beacons National Park, Brecon LD3 7ED, Wales
+44 1874 622810
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped here for food and a few beers after a long day walking on a Saturday night. Even though they were fully booked myself and six friends were accommodated with a few tables for food. We were very glad of this as well as the food was great, the rock grill options to let you cook your own steak was... More 

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Thank Owen B
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in here for Sunday lunch on a day trip to Brecon and what a find! Modern and spotlessly clean with a lovely beer garden. Very friendly and welcoming. We had a lamb dinner and there was loads of it and it was all very tasty and nice size portions, we were stuffed and could only manage 1 dessert between... More 

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Thank Whittles40
Sauchie, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a quick drink in here on visit to Brecon. Good pint and not too expensive. Place was clean and spacious. Would visit again if in area .

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Thank Scotsguy78
Swindon, United Kingdom
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437 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the moment you walk in your know you are welcome in this buzzing Inn. The bar is packed with locals and holiday makers and they serve excellent Wye Valley beer. There are tables in the bar area and a large room behind plus tables in the garden. Besides the beer there is a full range of wines, spirits and... More 

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Thank James B
Bristol, United Kingdom
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172 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Although we were from out of town, we could see that this was a nice, down to earth local pub. People were friendly and it seemed to value its place in the community.

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Thank Logo4
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We booked this pub as a treat for having climbed Pen Y Fan during the day! We were greeted in a very friendly manner and sat by a lovely log burner. The menu was traditional and offered something for everyone in our party - meat eaters and vegetarians alike. The hot rock dishes were excellent and great fun! It was... More 

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2 Thank Maxine T
Worcestershire
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160 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 241 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Good old Tripadvisor came up trumps with this restaurant following the inability of our hotel to cater for us! Sometimes when you enter a pub in a community, everyone stares at you, but that was not the case here! We were shown to our table and order some good local beer whilst ordering our food. We choose the stark on... More 

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Thank Johnboy99
Brecon, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Went with family last night, there were 12 of us altogether including children. Fast and friendly service and great food, a few of us had the hot rock menu which was very nice and quite unusual if you haven't tried it before

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2 Thank andreamilne123
Hereford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Cosy atmosphere with log burners. Very good food, including a reasonable selection of vegetarian options, served very quickly by pleasant staff. New extension houses superb modern toilets. Handy for the Monmouth and Brecon Canal Basin, boat trips, walks and cycling.

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2 Thank Mandy W
Staines, United Kingdom
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124 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

We scouted this place out before choosing to come for dinner. But seeing the novelty of how they cook the Steaks (we've seen before), this place ticked the box. The staff were really friendly, and the locals all wanted to make a fuss of our dog and lil one which made us feel all the more welcome. Highly recommended.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
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Average prices
USD 5 - USD 26
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Watton, Brecon Beacons National Park, Brecon LD3 7ED, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Brecon Beacons National Park  >  Brecon
  • Phone Number: +44 1874 622810
Description
The Clarence Inn is a "Pub that does food!"
Our aim is to provide quality food and drink in a pleasant and friendly environment, with the attraction of a large beer garden with real grass and occasional sunshine. Home cooked Sunday lunches are extremely popular so booking is advisable. And cooking your own steak on one of our super heated rocks is definitely worth a try.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?