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Y Polyn

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
British, Welsh, Contemporary, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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Y Polyn Capel Dewi, Carmarthen SA32 7LH, Wales
+44 1267 290000
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 14:30
Tue - Thu 19:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 18:30 - 21:30
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fantastic venue, superb food and brilliant atmosphere. Whether you are attending for lunch or supper these guys really know how to do it. Locally sourced food. No foam! Perfect

Thank Matt J
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21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Seriously great meal. Service was good, just attentive enough, but the food was superb. I had the warm terrine followed by the aged sirloin, desert was equally as good. My daughter is gluten intolerant and they were very helpful to recommend what of the menu she could have. I eat in London frequently in some nice places and I must... More 

Thank Timothy S
Baltimore, Maryland
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36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely lunch at Y Polyn - decorated in farmhouse chic with a gourmet farm to table menu. I can't stop thinking of the savory roasted squash rotolo with goat cheese that was my entree paired with a perfect red primitivo; or my pomegranate salad starter. Absolutely fantastic!!

Thank Monica M
Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit for over a year, and it did not disappoint. Everything about this venue is like a comfy pair of slippers you enjoy wearing them. From the welcome to the service and then the food and wine this is an evening to enjoy.. The menu does not vary that much over time, and perhaps that is... More 

Thank DannyEugene
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First visit and we absolutely loved it. Service was relaxed and friendly and the restaurant has a cosy atmosphere. The food was delicious and beautifully presented. We had the duck terrine and venison ragu to start, followed by roast poussin and sirloin steak. The desserts were a particular highlight. Rhubarb and custard knickerbocker glory and blood orange pannacotta........wow! Such a... More 

Thank Gavin J
Llanelli, United Kingdom
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225 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Three of us visited The Polyn and although we haven't been there for a while we like the new look of the place. The young man who welcomed us was delightful and our waiter was so knowledgeable and helpful and indeed very friendly. The three of us though were disappointed with the menu choice. There was no vegetarian choice in... More 

Thank 813PatC
United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend Y Polyn. Service was brilliant and the food was outstanding. Will definitely be visiting again :)

Thank Becky C
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a meal in the restaurant last evening. Didn't know the area so went on recommendation. We really liked the inside decor which is a mix of traditional and contemporary. The staff were extremely welcoming and friendly and the food was superb. Thank you for a lovely evening.

Thank Nick J
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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490 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for lunch in the middle of winter, so managed to get seated without a reservation, but the restaurant was full at the lower level by the time we left. The bread to start was very tasty - the home-made foccacia was very more-rish. I had the aged steak, cooked medium, and it was spot on medium - lovely. The... More 

Thank yss97
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190 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service was excellent. Food was also very good. I ordered a medium 40-day old dry aged Angus sirloin steak and it was indeed medium. The steak was succulent and tasty, well worth the GBP 19.50.

Thank Leslie L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$44
British, Welsh, Contemporary, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Y Polyn Capel Dewi, Carmarthen SA32 7LH, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Carmarthenshire  >  Carmarthen
  • Phone Number: +44 1267 290000
Award winning pub/restaurant featuring Carmarthenshire's finest produce.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?