In a slight change to procedure, this is a review of a meal I didn’t even have!
My husband Dafydd needed to have a “chat” with his friend Paul, who has been getting a bit too friendly with Bethan.
He needed to “have a word”, and thought the best way to do this would be over a well-priced piece of steak.
So the two of them went to Wetherspoon’s on a Tuesday night to take advantage of their “Steak Night” offer, and he’s currently shouting out his comments about the food, and a few choice remarks about Paul and Bethan, which I’m trying to untangle as I go along.
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The Cross Foxes is well-located on a popular junction 4 miles outside Dolgellau.
It looks great following its major overhaul three years ago, but I’ve heard wildly differing feedback on the food.
So Bethan and I took some tourists from the Big City to lunch there to find the truth for ourselves.
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Well, this is the Aberfoodblog, so although we try to keep it in Aberystwyth, we thought we’d stretch the definition to Abermule near Newtown.
Monty’s brewery has been a great success, with a range of excellent beers, and now they have three pubs of their own.
The Abermule Inn is the newest, and they have teamed up with a local farmer who supplies Welsh Wagyu beef.
This Japanese breed is noted for the fine marbling of the meat, giving more flavour with less fat. They are traditionally fed beer too (hence the link with Monty’s).
So did Monty’s make our trip so far east worthwhile?
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Llanfihangel y Creuddyn being such a mouthful has to be a good omen for the food in this rural gastro-pub.
It’s always in the posh papers, it’s in the CAMRA and Good Food Guides, and everyone seems to have been.
Can Y Ffarmers live up to the hype?
Continue reading Y Ffarmers, Llanfihangel y Creuddyn