We have a superb selection of places to eat and drink, from beautiful restaurants and cafés to the most perfect pubs, where you can enjoy local food and drink next to a roaring log fire.
Local produce and good home cooked food means you will find something that will appeal to everyone's taste buds.
Award-winning food with top Italian Chef –a varied menu using local seasonal ingredients, all freshly made. Lunch from 12 noon. Dinner from 6 pm. Highly reviewed live jazz every Friday for that intimate Jazz Club atmosphere. The Old Black Lion is an historic AA 4 star inn just a few hundred yards from the centre of Hay. We have 10 en suite rooms, a patio garden, welcome families, boots and paws and a guest car park to the rear. Our staff are always here to help make your stay as comfortable as possible.
The Railway Restaurant is at the heart of the family-run, award winning Old Railway Line Garden Centre. Open 7 days a week serving delicious food between 9am & 4.30pm (from 9.30am on Sundays). A perfect stop for breakfast, lunch or afternoon tea! Serving a variety of main meals, sandwiches, paninis, jacket potatoes & an array of homemade cakes; the Railway Restaurant is the perfect setting to sit back & relax. The popular 'Railway Roast' is served every Thursday & Sunday between 12pm & 4pm. Choose from a selection of home roasted meats served with all the trimmings! The ‘Railway Afternoon Tea’ is the ultimate experience; served every day from 2.30pm. A perfect treat to end a busy day! Wheelchair friendly. Free Wi-fi.
The Swan at Hay, situated in the heart of Hay-on-Wye, is a glorious Georgian building that has been completely refurbished. Guests and visitors can dine in three spaces - The Garden Room Restaurant, 1812 Bar and The Market Bar. The 30 cover Garden Room restaurant is open daily under Head Chef Jerry Adam. The Garden Room dinner menu is available Tuesday - Saturday and the aim is to offer as many seasonal Welsh dishes as possible using local produce. Jerry also oversees the two more casual bars. A bar menu is served in either the 1812 Bar (named after the date the hotel was built) with 25 covers or The Market Bar. The Market Bar overlooks the functioning market and dogs are welcome in this bar.
Inn with seven bedrooms and multi award winning restaurant just 15 minutes from Hay on the road to Brecon. Ideal base for exploring the Brecon Beacons and Black Mountains. Six time winner of Dining Pub of the Year for Wales (Good Pub Guide) and the only holder of a Michelin Bib Gourmand (for good food at reasonable prices) in Wales. We're happy to see you whether you want to stay, eat, drink or just use our loos.
Foyles is located in the pretty riverside village of Glasbury, just a short drive from Hay-on-Wye. We have created a friendly and welcoming restaurant and our skilled and creative kitchen team use the highest quality and freshest produce to deliver great food whatever the occasion. The bar at Foyles is a great place to relax with the drink of your choice. Call in for coffee or cocktails or try our great range of wines, spirits and beers. A warm welcome, great service and food await you at Foyles, we would love to see you Open for lunch 12:00 to 2:30 Afternoon tea served 3:00 to 5:00 Evening meals 18:00 to 21:00
The Bakers' Table is located within Talgarth Mill. The open plan bakery and cafe is open Tuesday-Sunday 10-4 and offers local, seasonal lunches, home made cakes and gourmet coffee and tea. All bread is baked on site using the Mill's own flour. In the evenings 1000 Footsteps offer a locally foraged restaurant menu.
Located on the banks of the river at Glasbury, 4 miles west of Hay, serving great food cooked daily. In the summer months sit on the decking and watch the beautiful River Wye. Breakfast from 0830, lunch 12-3 and supper from 6. We are open all day for locally roasted coffee and very good cakes. Relaxed, friendly and licensed.
An ice cream parlour and cafe,serving 16 flavours of ice cream and sorbet made a few miles from Hay. The ice cream can be bought in cornets, milkshakes, ice cream sundaes and take away packs. The parlour also sells coffee and tea, light snacks, and home made cakes. The parlour is open seven days a week, 9-5.30 Mon - Fri, 9.30-6.00 Saturday and 10.00-5.30 Sunday
At Nonna Caterina we make pasta and authentic Italian food the way our grandmother taught us. Our regular year-round pop up restaurants are in Hay-on-Wye, every other Monday, at The Table Gallery and on Saturdays at historic Ty-Mawr, on the banks of Llangorse Lake. We also offer private suppers & food for special occasions. See our Facebook page for menus. Booking essential.
Not got the time to plan, but would like to experience all that Hay has to offer? If you are looking to plan a special occasion with friends, family or even a works 'do' we can offer you a complete bespoke party and event planning service tailored to your needs. From castles and adventure, to luxury pampering. We will help you plan a unique and unforgettable experience.