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) #12 of 28 Restaurants in Hay-on-Wye €€ - €€€ , British,
The Bull Ring, Hay-on-Wye HR3 5AG, Wales
+44 1497 821042
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  • Average14%
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“pies” (13 reviews)
“fish chips” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
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The Bull Ring, Hay-on-Wye HR3 5AG, Wales
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Arrived at 4.30 but thus was unfortunately between food services. Lunch finished at 3 and dinner started at 6. We were welcomed into the bar with our dog and decided to try a local ale. The friendly barman recommended some nearby pubs that served food...More

Thank Julie R
Reviewed 4 days ago

My first trip to Wales & we enjoyed stopping off here for a pint or two. Although dogs arent welcome on the grass area they are allowed on the concrete.

Thank Jan R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fortunately with the weather we were able to enjoy our meal in the large and pleasant beer garden to the rear. The pies (steak and ale and Moroccan lamb) were simply excellent and reasonably priced (£9.75 with two sides of your choice). The mustard mash...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Big portions almost too big! Fresh food presented nicely waitress informed us of a delay of 15 mins which means the food was not microwaved! Highly recommend!

Thank dgordon4
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went with my brother and grandma. The staff were clearly trying hard but the service was incredibly amateur. After about an hour twenty from the time of ordering the food arrived. The pies were grim, the pastry was raw. The soup was blended mushroom...More

1  Thank PTM2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly staff. I was impressed by the quality of the meal. Rich local seasonal veg and a really tasty pie.

Thank AndrewD1973
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a Sunday. The staff were brilliant. They brought water for our dog without asking. The beer was fab and well kept. The good was good. Special mention for the steak and ale pie which my husband said was terrific.

Thank poplarcottage4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like pies this is the place to go. They are delicious and served with two generous portions of sides of your choice and gravy. They serve a good range of beers too. The staff are welcoming and friendly. This place has wooden tables...More

Thank Richmond238
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staying at Kilverts' for a 3 day break in the wonderful Hay-on-Wye! Accommodation is good! is Last night we ate in the bar, chicken & chorizo pie was excellent!! Vegetarian options also! There are alternatives to "pies"! Our portions were very good, well presented, cooked...More

1  Thank DonAdds
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for what turned out to be a hearty meal. The portion sizes were generous, the pie tasty, and the service friendly and helpful. Great range of ales also available.

Thank David E
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19 June 2015|
Response from EdCJDavies | Property representative |
Certainly can - we just ask for dogs to be kept on leads.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$12
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Bull Ring, Hay-on-Wye HR3 5AG, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Powys  >  Hay-on-Wye
  • Phone Number: +44 1497 821042
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A casual dining experience in an 18th century inn. Savoury pies, made on the premises from local ingredients, are the speciality with light lunches, salads and snacks also available. A host of real ales, craft beers, traditional ciders and fine wines juggle for position on the bar for diners and drinkers alike.
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