Old Radnor and the local area
The Harp Inn – the local pub in Old Radnor with marvellous views
The Stagg in Titley – we are extremely lucky to be only 7 miles away from the Stagg Inn at Titley. The Stagg is the Herefordshire Dining Pub of the year in the Good Pub Guide 2017
The Workhouse Cafe in Presteigne – great coffee, cakes and lunches – open during the day only Tues – Sat
The Duck’s Nest in Presteigne – open for dinner Weds – Sun
Wine Bar at no. 46 – wine shop and wine bar in Presteigne
The Tram in Eardisley – traditional pub with welcoming atmosphere
If you are a keen cook, we have great food shops in Presteigne:
Deli Tinto – High Street, Presteigne: specialising in fine food from Spain, Wales and the Marches including freshly-baked bread and croissants; olives; Spanish and Italian charcuterie and British and Spanish cheeses
Salty Dog – outstanding fishmonger and greengrocer. Does great fish pies to take away if you would rather eat in but not cook
Carini’s butchers – locally sourced free range meat and poultry, homemade pies and cooked meats
Alex Gooch Artisan Baker – Saturday morning stall on Broad Street. Multi award winning artisan baker
Rhos Organic Market Garden – Friday morning stall outside Assembly Rooms. Organic fruit and vegetables
Presteigne Farmer’s Market is held the first Saturday of the month at the Memorial Hall
There are convenience stores in town which are open until late.
The local takeaway in Presteigne is the Victoria Fish Bar for good fish and chips
Kington also has a good deli, George’s, a fishmonger and greengrocer, 2 butchers a large Co-op and a WI market on Friday mornings
Hay on Wye
St John’s Place – A chapel conversion, be sure to book ahead. Great modern cooking from a woman chef. The menu changes weekly, but expect dishes such as poached duck egg with asparagus, miso and sesame butter, or bream with leeks, smoked potatoes and horseradish. Open Thurs – Sat evenings only
Richard Booth’s Book Shop Café -lunchtime café in Hay on Wye
The Green Café – café which celebrates local seasonal ingredients and Slow Cooking down by Dinham bridge. Tues – Sun until 4.30pm. Michelin Guide Bib Gourmand 2016.
The Fish House – Ludlow’s oyster and shellfish bar
Ludlow Cicchetti – 10 Broad Street, a little bit of Venice in Shropshire – excellent coffee, antipasti, negronis and aperol spritz
There are food festivals at Ludlow in May, Shobdon in June, Brampton Bryan in July, Abergavenny and Ludlow in September, and Hereford in October. Monkland cheese dairy and Dunkertons cider are also interesting places to visit.