Our Favourite Places to Eat
in the Brecon Beacons

After your amazing adventures amongst the hills, waterfalls, caves and castles of the Brecon Beacons National Park, there’s nothing better than sitting down to a genuine homecooked meal. The Brecon Beacons has some amazing gourmet restaurants and some of the best cosy pubs offering local produce and fantastic sunday lunches. Below are just some of our favourite places to eat in the local area.

Sennybridge - 4 miles

Rural local village with the essentials - petrol stations, cafe, general stores, post office and lots of pubs.

The International Welsh rarebit Centre

The International Welsh rarebit Centre is a local favourite and a must try!

The Hungry Hut

Street Food chip van

The Tanners Arms

Traditional village pub, serving craft beer.

The Abercamlais Arms

The Sunday Carvery

Glanusk Services

Excellent, friendly cafe

Usk & Railway Inn

Warm and friendly pub serving excellent food.

White House Lounge

Quirky hotel serving excellent food.

Trecastle - 4 miles

Rural local village with antique shops and a lovely pub.

Castle Coaching Inn

Recently renovated hotel serving excellent food.

Brecon - 12 miles

Bustling market town, the famous Brecon Jazz Festival, independent shops, cafés, military connections, theatre and cathedral. Perfect for exploring the national park, watersports and fishing on the local rivers, canal and lakes, plus cycling, mountain biking and boat trips along the Brecon Canal.

Hop In Beer & Gin House

Tasty tapas, great selection of craft beer and gin.


Multi award winning family restaurant serving “the best burgers ever”.

The Clarence Inn

Great Pub grub.

Llandovery - 12 miles

Market town with independent shops lying on the river Tywi.

Castle Hotel

Quality food & drink in a cosy environment.

Penygawse Victorian Tea Room

Award winning cafe.

Ystradgynlais - 12 miles

Town on the River Tawe with great cycle connections to the Swansea Valley, Sustrans Route 43.

Pen Y Cae Inn

Family run gastro pub.

Loaf Kitchen Bar

Family run kitchen & bar in the evenings.

Café Chameleon

Vegetarian and vegan cafe, serving craft & cask ales.

Crickhowell - 30 miles

Quaint picturesque market town nestling in the beautiful Usk Valley, lying south of the Black Mountains. Famous for its Green Man Festival.

Y Bwyty Bach Cafe

Seasonal, local produce.

The Bear Hotel

Cosy and welcoming pub, with an eclectic menu..

Court Room Cafe

Local favourite, homemade hearty lunches.

Hay On Wye - 32 miles

One of the gems along the River Wye, world renowned for the Hay Festival, bookshops and independent shops. Its unique position on the border between England and Wales makes Hay ideal for visitors to explore and enjoy the beautiful border country.

Tomatitos Tapas Bar

Lovely tapas. .

Shepherds Parlour

Homemade cake, delicious coffee & lunches..

Mumbles - 32 miles

Cosy, cosmopolitan Mumbles. One of Dylan Thomas’ many stamping grounds and home to some world class ice cream and beaches.

Verdis Cafe

Family run italian cafe/ ice cream parlour.

Gower Seafood hut

Frying little pieces of fish since 2017 on the seafront.


Famous artisan ice cream.

Dick Barton's Fish and Chips

Fresh and tasty.

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