A Kitchen Garden 

No ingredients taste better than those just picked.  So, in 2004 we commissioned a kitchen garden within the Griffin's grounds.

Our Gardener, Joe Hand, has taken the concept beyond what we could have hoped for, turning our food miles into food paces.

The best strawberries we've tasted.  Red, white and blackcurrants, raspberries, apples, pears and medlas.  And sticks of pink rhubarb. 

Peas, broad beans and salads.  Leeks, onions, red and white cabbages and rows of garlic.  And the ingredients for the picallilli and chutneys that we sell in our little shop.

And in some years, the velvety chervil root, such a delicacy and grown nowhere else in Wales.  To germinate properly, it has to be kept at low temperatures throughout the winter and spring.




Group bookings

There are few better spots than the Aga Room or the Tack Room for fun get-togethers with friends. 

The Tack Room has an open fire, and is ideal for groups of between 8 and 12, particularly in winter. 

The Aga Room can comfortably fit up to 18, and with french doors out to the garden is ideal for a supper party with pre-dinner drinks on the lawn.

Special Diets & Access

Although we are not a vegetarian restaurant, we think providing options that are not meat or fish is a great challenge for our kitchen team.  We can also cater for coeliacs and those on lactose free diets.  

Our dining room can easily accept wheelchairs.  We recommend parking in the residents car park and using that entrance. 
In all these cases do advise us of any special requirements when a booking is made by emailing us here.  

Joe was joined in Spring 2014 by Phoebe Boulanger and Emma Redell who look after the plants through the growing season and harvest them with the kitchen team.


Service Charges

Many restaurants imply a rather broad meaning to the word “discretionary” when applying a service charge.

We do not levy any service charge. Anything that guests choose to leave is split equally between our whole team (except sadly the business owners).

All we, as owners, ask is that resident guests who have eaten with us remember the team when they check out.



We welcome children all year round and at both lunch and supper, in both the bar and the library.

We have a short children's menu with food of similar quality to that on our usual menu.  We also have small organic pots for very small children. 

If you are staying and would like your younger children to eat earlier, then we can provide high tea in the bar from 5:30.

“...one of the most beautiful desserts I have ever seen.”
Diana Henry, Observer Food Monthly, June 2006
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The Felin Fach Griffin, Felin Fach
Brecon, LD3 0UB