Food and Drink
Chic country pubs serving the finest local produce have put Carmarthenshire firmly on the culinary map. There’s sewin from Tywi; salt marsh lamb from Laugharne; uniquely-flavoured Carmarthen Ham; wickedly crunchy Parsons Pickles, locally harvested laverbread; world-beating champion cheeses... and so much more to tantalise your taste-buds.
Carmarthenshire is renowned for a fine range of agricultural produce and its thriving local markets are a showcase for award-winning food and drink. You get a real sense of place at the bustling traditional market halls in Llanelli and Carmarthen, packed full of character and goodies.
There’s plenty to get your teeth into. Stalls are stacked with prime beef, lamb, pork and poultry from local farms; dry cured bacon; traditionally made faggots; baskets of home-grown vegetables and delicious home-made treats such as welshcakes and chunky slices of bara brith.
The secret of Carmarthenshire’s gastronomic success lies in its lush green agricultural land and network of rivers and estuaries. Many restaurants and pubs proudly present their menus packed with seasonal county goodies.
Eating Out in Carmarthenshire
Boutique hotels, restaurants, cafés and gastropubs all take pride in sourcing local food and drink. Relax in the traditional county inns or soak up the seaside atmosphere on the coast; you’re guaranteed a warm Welsh welcome. Many of our pubs and restaurants also offer the finest real ales.
Whatever you’re looking for, our restaurant search (on the right) will help you find the ideal venue for dining out in Carmarthenshire.
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