The Griffin is Dining Pub of the Year in Wales for the 7th time in 8 years, according to the 2018 Good Pub Guide

The Griffin wins Best Restaurant in the inaugural Brecon Beacons Tourism awards.  We're proud to be supporting our local tourism association. 

The Griffin retains its hallowed Bib Gourmand by the 2017 Michelin Guide. Something we always look for when using the Guide, so a thrill for the team to be recognised in this way.


i-Escape celebrates its 10th Anniversary with some very flattering
comparisons.  The best website for finding great villas and small hotels.  Their choice is impeccable.


Although our guests are the ultimate arbiters of what we do, we’re happy enough to have been consistently recognised by many of the best independent guides and websites. Here are a few.... Click on their links for their view on us.

The Waitrose Good Food Guide iescape Hardens
Cymru Wales Sawdays Read the Good Hotel Guide review
Good Pub Guide Welsh rarebits SRA

Press Coverage 

The Times/Sunday Times
Best 10 Gastropubs
The Great Gastros
50 Best Places to Eat
Top 10 Spots for Game

The Guardian/The Observer
Great British Escapes
25 Ways to do Wales in Style
Guide to Summer Pubs
A Little Place I Know

Bristol 24/7
10 Great Escapes

The Daily/Sunday Telegraph
50 Top Summer Restaurants
Fifty of Britain' Cosiest Hotels

Waitrose Food Illustrated
Amber Dalton Review 17/20

The Guardian
Guide to 100 Best Summer Pubs

Food & Travel
Gourmet Boltholes

...and not forgetting Conde Nast Traveller, Sunday Times Travel, Food & Travel, Red, Jamie’s, Stella, Country & Town House, BBC Good Food, Decanter, Olive, GQ, Bazaar, Country Homes & Interiors, Elle, Eve, The Evening Standard, The Daily Express, Delicious, The Sunday Mirror, The Western Mail and many others.

Some Gongs.....

Shortlisted for the International Wine Challenge UK 2018 
Restaurant Wine List of the Year

Good Hotel Guide 2018
Editors’ Choice, Holder of César award

Good Pub Guide 2011 - 2015, 2017 - 2018
Dining Pub of the Year, Wales

Good Pub Guide 2013
Inn of the Year, UK

Michelin Guide 2012 - 2019
Bib Gourmand

Imbibe Wine List of the Year
Best UK Pub Wine List 2013

AA Awards 2012 – 2013
Wine Award for Wales

Pub Chef Magazine 2007 - 2015
Top 50 UK Gastropubs

Square Meal 2015
Voted in the Top 100 of Great Britain's Great Restaurants

Sawdays Hotels & Inns 2015
Hotel of the Year

AA Awards 2012 – 2013
Wine Award for Wales

Some Reviews and Remarks

Bristol 24/7, April 2015

The Telegraph, March 2015

County and Town House, February 2015

The Sunday Times, September 2013

“By mid-morning, a grown-up family of four were playing perudo and backgammon and drinking bloody marys on the sofas.”
Melinda Stevens, The London Evening Standard
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