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The Mansons run their wonderfully remote and gently idiosyncratic restaurant in the style of a chill-out country inn with scrubbed-up rustic surroundings and a dressed-down outlook (no tablecloths, no obligatory wine pouring, no fancy touches). The kitchen delivers a forthright amalgam of ideas founded on gutsy home cooking: expect big portions, “fantastic tastes” and earthy presentation in dishes ranging from pappardelle with duck ragù, Parmesan and pangritata or roast monkfish with chickpea tagine and salsa verde to crispy pork belly with pear and grape chutney or rump of saltmarsh lamb with confit breast, celeriac purée and onion soubise. After that, crème brûlée, iced honey and ginger parfait or tiramisu knickerbocker glory await. Plenty of native specialties such as Carmarthen air-dried ham are on show, alongside some splendid Welsh farmhouse cheeses. Prices include a big dish of vegetables, water and superb home-baked sourdough bread. “What can we say? Amazing every time”, cheer fans of the place.

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Essential Details for Y Polyn

  • Address: Capel Dewi, Nantgaredig, Carmarthen SA32 7LH
  • Telephone: 01267 290000
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  • Opening Times: Tues-Sun 12N-2pm Tues-Sat 7pm-9.30pm

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