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The Kestrel Inn

Brecon Road, Brecon Beacons National Park, Crickhowell NP8 1SB, Wales
+44 1874 731044
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Overview
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“steak” (15 reviews)
“walnut bread” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, European, British, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
Brecon Road, Brecon Beacons National Park, Crickhowell NP8 1SB, Wales
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1 - 10 of 190 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Chose this B&B from reviews on Trip Advisor. The room was clean with a good view. Evening meal and breakfast were excellent. The bar/restaurant has limited opening hours to non-residents. Only issue - car park is across a busy road.

Thank Les H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just a few days away, needing a break, saw the tripadvisor score and booked up. We were not disappointed. Visited Abergavenny food festival which was interesting and drank in the beautiful surroundings. Crickhowell is a charming little town and in the national park, just lovely....More

Thank Jane H
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here was very good and they cater for all allergies. Would definitely recommend for lovely chilled out meal. We went in the evening but eh views are stunning so would b great in daytime as there is a nice garden if the weather...More

Thank PaulandJennyG
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a lovely dining experience, highly recommend. Wonderful relaxing atmosphere, very nicely crafted menu and amazing food. Very tasty. I had lamb tagine and my husband chose steak. Richard is a lovely host too.

Thank instark
Richard L, Owner at The Kestrel Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Thanks very much for the warm review and the compliment, We are thrilled you both had a relaxed evening and enjoyed your meal and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards Richard

Reviewed 11 August 2018

We spent four days in the lovely Brecon Beacons and because of the great reviews we had seen decided to book a table at The Kestrel Inn. We are so glad we did. What an amazing place the food was first class and the pub...More

3  Thank clivejbaker
Richard L, Owner at The Kestrel Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Clive Thank you very much for your generous review, we are delighted you enjoyed your visit to the Kestrel and look forward to your next visit. Regards Richard

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Well looked after by Richard. Good dinner and breakfast. Good choice of drinks. Room was comfortable with a very good shower. As it is next to A40 there was a fan in the room as it is not a good idea to have the window...More

Thank David K
Richard L, Owner at The Kestrel Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Hi David Thank you for your kind review and recent stay. We are pleased you enjoyed your break here and we hope to see you again when you are in the area. Regards Richard

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Called in on way home its a beautiful place .nice seating outside but we were very hot after are walk round harlow carr .its a lovely inn inside we all had drinks and fish and chips . Absolutely Fabulous .will call in again its a...More

Thank Anne L
Richard L, Owner at The Kestrel Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Hi Thanks very much for your warm review. We have to thank our friend 'Moby Nick' for delivering our fresh fish from Cornwall, which makes all the difference. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to your next trip. Regards Richard

Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

My sons and I stayed here for 2 nights as we were attending a wedding nearby. Lovely rooms, well equipped and the double has beautiful views over the valley. We enjoyed a delicious meal in the restaurant and a very tasty breakfast the following day....More

Thank Pollywallydoodle56
Richard L, Owner at The Kestrel Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Hi Polly Thank you very much for your generous review, Fiona and I are delighted you enjoyed your visit here. Regards Richard

Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We were staying close by and happened to stumble across this very cute, peaceful Inn on the most gorgeous of July evenings. We sat outside which still had sunshine at 8:30 and had the most delicious and fresh 3 course dinner. Hosts were amazing and...More

1  Thank Leah C
Richard L, Owner at The Kestrel Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Hi Leah Thanks so much for your great review. I t is a rare thing to eat outside in the evening here, but when it is possible it has to be one of the most beautiful dining rooms in the UK! Delighted you enjoyed it...More

Reviewed 11 June 2018

The hosts were very friendly and caring, the breakfast included was exceptional and the food great overall, with a decent selection of beers. I came to the Brecon Beacons to do some cycling and the host was kind enough to let me park my bike...More

Thank Maxime R
Richard L, Owner at The Kestrel Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Salut Maxime Thanks very much for the generous review. It was a pleasure to meet you and we are delighted you enjoyed your stay and the fantastic weather for your trip. I hope you had a smooth run back to London and we look forward...More

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Shelley W
29 July 2018|
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Response from Richard L | Property representative |
Hi Yes we are, but ask customers to only bring dogs into the bar area. Regards Richard
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Shelley W
29 July 2018|
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Response from Richard L | Property representative |
Hi Yes we like dogs but only in the bar area. Regards Richard
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Cheryl M
1 June 2018|
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Response from Richard L | Property representative |
Hi sorry, I have just picked this one up. It does not appear on my email so apologies. Sadly we do not open lunchtimes any more. Only Friday and Saturday nights. I hope you have a great lunch somewhere in the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$39
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
Friday
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brecon Road, Brecon Beacons National Park, Crickhowell NP8 1SB, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Brecon Beacons National Park  >  Crickhowell
  • Phone Number: +44 1874 731044
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Description
Beautiful old Coaching Inn nestled in the foothills of the Black Mountains. Just outside Crickhowell. Modern British food with a Mediterranean influence. Ales, Amstel, Moretti and local cider with a big selection of wine. Dogs welcome in the bar.
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