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Clarkes Restaurant at Glen-Yr-Afon House Hotel

Pontypool Road, Usk, Wales
+44 1291 672302
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good5%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“sorbet” (5 reviews)
“belly pork” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, British
$$ - $$$
Pontypool Road, Usk, Wales
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1 - 10 of 67 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was in the hotel we stayed in. The food is beyond compare , absolutely beautiful and service just perfect. We loved every mouthful.

Thank April B
Reviewed 9 February 2017

We booked a table to celebrate our anniversary. When we arrived we were directed to the small bar and were served by a very pleasant young man who asked us what the occasion was and chatted very easily whilst he prepared our drinks. We settled...More

3  Thank Nannie
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Cannot recommend the Sunday lunch too highly. Excellent choice of starter, main and desert. Generous portions and the service is attentive and professional without being intrusive. First class all round.

2  Thank Alan B
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We had booked a table for 19:30. We arrived in the restaurant a bit confused by how to get in due to the Chaos of a large wedding. Was shown to our table and given a menu, taken a drink order, all ok. The drinks...More

Thank MarkMo
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

My wife organised her 2016 works Christmas meal for 18 people here. The hotel is a lovely, characterful old building set in pretty grounds, just off the A472 near the bridge in Usk. It does look truly lovely upon approach, especially when sparkling in its...More

5  Thank Volemangler
TStrong, Owner at Clarkes Restaurant at Glen-Yr-Afon House Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2017

Dear Volemangler Thank you for taking the time to post a review. I am glad to read that you approve of our building, the Christmas decorations and our staff. We remember the night very well, you did seem to arrive fairly unrelaxed, maybe not quite...More

Reviewed 28 August 2016

What a feast! Highly recommend the Sunday lunch for exceptional value and taste . Can easily say this is one of the best Sunday lunches in South Wales with exceptional attentive service .

1  Thank J J
Reviewed 22 June 2016

The quality of the food is amazing; I have never had better steamed vegetables and the chef could get into heaven on the fried potatoes alone. Our first dinner came with an amuse bouche to start, and a sorbet between courses. The second time we...More

1  Thank judith_cutler
Reviewed 2 May 2016

and called in for a drink on Saturday afternoon of the bank holiday. We have never been here before and had a coffee and beer. The coffee was lovely and I would like to mention the young waiter that served us, Rob. Rob was helpful,...More

2  Thank Euphan
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

I have to agree with the poster who commented on the birthday afternoon tea. We took a party of 10 for Sunday lunch to celebrate my sons Christening. We got married at the Hotel last year and have had numerous family meals and afternoon teas...More

6  Thank Rachel R
TStrong, Owner at Clarkes Restaurant at Glen-Yr-Afon House Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2016

Dear Rachel I have just read your review and I must admit to being stumped? Certainly there was no issue from the hotel with your party being late, you were shown through to the bar where menus and a wine list were handed out, I...More

Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

After several lovely meals at this restaurant, I booked afternoon tea for my mum's 92nd birthday. It was a special visit from me from abroad and I told them why we were coming. Admittedly, it was a quiet Monday afternoon. But all the reason to...More

2  Thank doobedooHamburg
TStrong, Owner at Clarkes Restaurant at Glen-Yr-Afon House Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2016

Dear DooBeDoo Hamburg I was saddened to read review about your visit on 21st March. It was a fairly quiet Monday with just a few lunch and afternoon tea bookings. Thank you for your comments about the afternoon tea itself, I am pleased that this...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pontypool Road, Usk, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Monmouthshire  >  Usk
  • Phone Number: +44 1291 672302
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