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The Nags Head

Abercych, Cenarth SA37 0HJ, Wales
+44 1239 841200
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“roast pork” (4 reviews)
“mousse” (3 reviews)
“mackerel” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Abercych, Cenarth SA37 0HJ, Wales
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a cut above your usual pub food (though you can have "traditional" pub food if you want it). On our visit (dinner on a Thursday evening), there was a choice of 6 starters, 17 (!) mains (including 3 vegetarian/vegan and 5 "pub classics")...More

Thank Ceiniog
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Aubergine and apricot tagine with couscous..absolutely delicious..such a lovely option for a veggie/ vegan!...

Thank jillyb26
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Based on reviews we decided to visit for a Sunday lunch whilst staying in St Dogmaels for the weekend. We loved the environment in the pub, with beer bottles lining the walls in a really charming way and a gorgeous roaring fire. The owners and...More

Thank DaveW87
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Two weary travellers stumbled across the glowing lights of the Nags Head one Monday evening. We were in search of a hearty welsh dinner to satisfy our appetite. We were not disappointed. Upon arrival we were swept off our feet by the friendliness off the...More

1  Thank Helen P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst staying in local holiday cottage we booked a Sunday lunch. We were not disappointed.... all reviews are true! Fabulous food and a real friendly welcome. One of the best lunches we’ve had for ages and a reasonable price too for the quality. The roast...More

Thank DougalWestWales
Tracy M, Owner at The Nags Head, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Dougal Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about the Nag's Head - we are so glad that you enjoyed our Sunday roast. Don't drive home the 30 miles - just give us a ring and book a table...More

Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

We met friends here for Sunday Lunch. There is not a huge choice BUT they cater for all tastes. There was beef, pork, cod and veggie on the menu and with 4 of us we tried each one. The food was lovely and very reasonably...More

Thank debrasoper
Tracy M, Owner at The Nags Head, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

thank you ever so much for your kind review. We're really pleased that you enjoyed your Sunday lunch. Our food is sourced locally and cooked from fresh. Please note though that we are open for lunch during the winter months. We are closed for lunch...More

Reviewed 6 November 2017

My wife and I decided to try the Nags head for a change and we found it very good. There menu was very varied and the service excellent. The beer was good and when we got the food it was superb as well. The new...More

Thank Evan2468
Tracy M, Owner at The Nags Head, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Hi Evan Thank you for posting such a lovely review - 15 months in we don't feel "new" any more :-) Hopefully we will see you both again soon - don't forget about our four star en suite letting rooms! Best wishes Tracy

Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff and great food. Would have been happy with any of the Sunday Lunch menu options. Had the 3 courses. Everything delicious. Definitely recommend and will be returning to check out Wednesdays Pie and Pint night.More

Thank KMP45
Tracy M, Owner at The Nags Head, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Thank you KMP45 We are full most Sunday's now as word spreads so best give us a call to book a table. Pie and Pint Wednesdays is also very popular - this week its our homemade steak and kidney - yum ! Hopefully we will...More

Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

A lovely atmosphere awaits you in this olde worlde pub. A welcoming wood burner, lovely staff, clean toilets and great food! The white chocolate cheesecake was absolutely amazing! We will be coming back when we are next in West Wales!

Thank Sue B
Tracy M, Owner at The Nags Head, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Hi Sue Thank you for your lovely review of the Nag's Head. When you are next in West Wales maybe consider staying with us - our three double rooms are lovely! Best wishes Tracy

Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Popped across to Wales to visit the folks. Wanted to try somewhere different. Saw good reviews on google as it was close. Persuaded the folks to give it a go as they had not been for over 10 years. They were very impressed. The food...More

Thank Christopher C
Tracy M, Owner at The Nags Head, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Hi Christopher It was lovely to welcome your parents back following a ten year break - we are so glad you enjoyed what we have to offer. We look forward to seeing the four of you back again soon! Take care Tracy

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Response from It is Riding T | Reviewed this property |
Hello rumbolddawn, You will have to contact the actual pub. We are just customers reviewing it. You can contact them in this phone number +44 1239 841200 Thanks! Riding Time
17 May 2015|
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Response from AlanT041 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Yes I believe that the pub is dog friendly as long as it is kept on a leash.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Abercych, Cenarth SA37 0HJ, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Carmarthenshire  >  Cenarth
  • Phone Number: +44 1239 841200
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The Nag's Head is a traditional Welsh country inn located on the edge of the north Pembrokeshire village of Abercych, near the famous Cenarth water falls. The inn has a riverside beer garden and three letting rooms. In 2016 The Nag's Head was awarded a 4 star inn rating following a visit Wales inspection. The Nag's Head is independently owned and managed by Steve and tracy miller wh purchased the business in 2016. Local ales and delicious fresh food prepared and presented by experienced chefs.
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