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Yr Hen Dafarn

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Yr Hen Dafarn High Street | Llansteffan, Carmarthen SA33 5JY, Wales
+44 1267 241656
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Carmarthenshire, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Excellent food at reasonable prices when one considers the quality- I chose the sea bass - cooked to perfection

1 Thank david m
South Wales
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Went here to for first time, and, as an ex-chef who had read good things about the food, was very much looking forward to it. Really loved the warm welcome, cosy dining room with a small number of dining tables, and homely decor. The hand written menu and wine list were interesting and promised much. Despite the ingredients and presentation... More 

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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

If you like cutting edge décor and are anxious to 'Be Seen' give this place a wide berth !! We LOVED it however. The menu was hand written and nearly illegible but the choice of food was interesting and we had no problem deciding our dishes. Bill the owner and chef answered our queries and went off to cook our... More 

Thank Carrob10
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

just back from a weekend in Llansteffan our men went out on our first night in search of a pub and came across yr hen dagarn and manage to book us in for my birthday meal the following evening telling us all about bill and love of food but his dislike of badgers lol. anyhow this little restaurant was fabulous... More 

1 Thank Traci Y
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

"IF" you like odd, if you like different, And IF you have NEVER eaten a good meal in your life,,,, You will love this place. On arrival we are greeted by a scruffy old Pub, That is now a rather Scruffy restaurant. By that i don't mean "Pretend " Old,,, Just old. As you enter you are guided into an... More 

Thank John C
Machynlleth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

For anybody resident or visiting Llansteffan. A return to 'Big Bill' and Judith is an imperative and for us, this has become a pilgrimage for want of better motives or adjectives! Once again we booked a table for two nights: The 3rd.June for an adventure and 4th.June for consolidation and revision of our tastes! For our ADVENTURE. We enjoyed the... More 

Thank Sally M
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

I had been given good reports of the quality of the food at this establishment ,but I was surprised quite how good it was , quirky yes ,friendly service yes, but above all fantastic food . Starters for me was the sea food platter, great on the eye and fabulous on the taste buds , my wife had the scollops... More 

Thank Aubrey E
Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

We have been going to the Hen-dafarn for years we knew the hosts from the days at salutation in pontargothi. BILL you are a superb chef producing awesome food with portions that are a credit to you..... my favourite is the cockles to start then steak & lobster as the main and what ever sweet on the menu.... AWESOME .... More 

Thank Andrew B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

How refreshing to eat somewhere that your chef really does know about food and drink. What Bill didn't know about food and wine is not worth knowing and made the evening so enjoyable listening to his wealth of knowledge. Judith, Bills wife who will wait on you all evening is also a pleasure to talk too. The food is unbelievable... More 

Thank corinadorian
Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had an excellent dinner here in Llanstephan.This is a very quaint small homely restaurant with great atmosphere.The food is delicious and expertly cooked by Bill. We both had the John Dory which was an excellent choice very fresh. Highly recommended but do book.

Thank David M

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  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Address: Yr Hen Dafarn High Street | Llansteffan, Carmarthen SA33 5JY, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Carmarthenshire  >  Carmarthen
  • Phone Number: +44 1267 241656

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