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The Old Printing Office

1 Broad Street, Llandovery SA20 0AR, Wales
+44 1550 720690
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, British, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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1 Broad Street, Llandovery SA20 0AR, Wales
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Spent a lovely afternoon in brilliant sunshine having cakes and teas in the rear garden. Cannot recommend it too highly. Staff charming and prices very reasonably.

Thank NW11851
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been back a few times now, lovely place to sit, enjoy a coffee and relax.Friendly service and reasonable prices.

Thank Matt H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the home made crumpets with bacon, spinach and parmesan, absolutely delicious savoury meal, plenty of it and shared with husband, still enough. Also previously had the pork casserole and the asparagus quiche, everything was lovely but the crumpets shone out. Very nice cakes and...More

Thank LilwenLlewellyn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had lunch there last Monday, both had the crumpets, not cheap but very enjoyable and tasty. Staff explained there would be quite a wait as they were busy which was helpful

Thank PAUL W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed two nights in Llandovery and after quickly seeing the highlights of the town (which didn’t take long) decided to find somewhere for a cup of tea and slice of cake. Very impressive selection of fresh cakes and lunch menu that...More

Thank ChrisRugby
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

My fiancé and I stopped at The Old Printing Office for a late breakfast while staying at the nearby Erwlon Campsite. There is a small breakfast menu of homemade crumpets and a more varied lunch menu which is served from 12:30pm. We sat and enjoyed...More

Thank Charlotte M
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Really good find. Busy little place, staff friendly, food cooked fresh, was worth the wait! Very tasty!

Thank Elaine P
Reviewed 12 March 2018

We stopped for lunch in this classy coffee shop and we weren't disappointed. The menu was interesting and unusual and we both chose the sweet potato, carrot and coconut milk soup. It was delicious.It was also clean, and not overpriced with polite and efficient service....More

Thank Helen H
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

In the area for a week on holiday. Visited today, loved it so much we’d like to go back later in the week. Lovely service, cozy atmosphere and DELICIOUS cakes 😍 we had the lemon cake with elderflower mascarpone frosting and the chocolate, coffee and...More

Thank Katesquires2015
Reviewed 3 March 2018

The Old Printing Office is a great place for gifts and the cafe at the back provides an excellent menu. We have been able to take a dog in summer and sit outside with our food which is great.

Thank JSMacGill
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stuart c
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Response from Roger B | Reviewed this property |
Did.'nt see any notice to say that you could'nt go in with the dog. There is a garden behind the cafe and that may be an option for you, The shop in front of the cafe is qiute crowded with narrow walkways. A large dog might... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$9
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Broad Street, Llandovery SA20 0AR, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Carmarthenshire  >  Llandovery
  • Phone Number: +44 1550 720690
Opening: Closed Tuesdays and Sundays
Coffee. Cake. Lunch. Attached to the Old Printing Office opposite the War Memorial. Serving all home cooked food, cake and fresh ground coffee. Open 9.00 Until 5.00, Lunches served from 12.00 Until 3.00. Homemade crumpet menu all day. Now licensed for alcohol. Garden Patio seating area in summer.
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