The Old Storehouse - Places to EatThe Old Storehouse
Local Pubs, Restaurants & Tea Rooms
Tel. 01874 665672
A local with a restaurant attached. Can be noisy; the food is terrific. Booking advisable.
5 minutes by car. Turn left towards Brecon, stay on the road for two miles until Groesffordd. Stop where you see cars parked on the left and right of the road. The pub is on the right, 100 yards up an inclined cul-de-sac. Worth eating at. They like children and dogs.
Tel. 01874 676635.
Good pub food and a wide range of beers CAMRA best pub awards for donkeys' years. Garden on the canal for summer eating. Popular with walkers.
To get there, turn right and drive for three miles. The Star is in the centre of the village, whitewashed, on the right.
The Royal Oak, Pencelli
Tel. 01874 665396
A 15 minute walk along the canal from the Storehouse. An undemanding pub with a garden leading up to the canal (hidden from view). The food is well cooked pub food. Opening times can be erratic and you are advised to phone ahead before making plans to eat there.
With your back to the house turn right and join the towpath on the other side of the bridge. Face the canal and turn LEFT. If you are driving, stay on the road and it is a minute away.
Tel. 01874 676233
Itís become a chic intimate small restaurant and the food is excellent ?try the fried feta salad (if you like feta). NO CARDS. Closed on Mondays and some Sunday evenings. Half a mile on from the Star on the right.
If you want a full blown gastro pub (with associated prices) try the Felinfach Griffin about six miles along the Hereford road. 01874 620111. The Walnut Tree at Llandewi Skirrid near Abergavenny is Michelin starred. 01873 654797. Closed on Sundays and Mondays. Need to book, sometimes well in advance.
More diverse eating places
The National Park Visitor Centre, five miles towards Cardiff along the Cardiff Road. Turn right at Libanus following the brown tourist signs. Teas, coffees and meals throughout the year. Glorious views, educational about the Beacons.
In Brecon, try
The Clytha (to rhyme with spy) Arms Tel. 01873 840206 five miles towards Monmouth from Abergavenny is a very good old fashioned country pub, fires in the winter, eating outside whenever you like. Ideal for Sunday lunch .
And finally, the best and most expensive teas for miles around are at the Angel Hotel in Abergavenny.