In 2014 we decided to celebrate local food outdoors on our terrace – The Sunday Slow Grill – was born and it proved a sell out and very popular so we will offer it up again in 2017.

Gliffaes, with its nod to Italianate architecture,  recreates Tuscany in Uskany by having a big outdoor Sunday lunch just like big Italian family gatherings . A celebration of good food, good company and good wine for all the family.

In the charcoal fired slow cooker (see below) we will have delicious melt-in-the-mouth slow cooked Breconshire pork with caramelised apples or a shoulder of Welsh lamb. Then on the grill we could have venison or lamb skewers as well as a whole side of fish steamed in its own juices with fennel. All served with fresh local salads sourced from Primrose Organic Farm near Hay with and herb new potatoes. We will not disappoint in the pudding department and we will  have a good selection of local Welsh cheese to  with homemade pickles and bread.

Head chef, Karl Cheetham, checks on the slow cooked pork shoulders.

Head chef, Karl Cheetham, checks on the slow cooked pork shoulders.

We are keeping our fingers crossed for some fine weather so that we can set up 2 big tables of 20 places outside on the terrace overlooking the river. The idea is for everybody attending to mingle, chat and enjoy the food and company.

There will be guided walk around the Gliffaes trees after lunch at about 3.30pm for anyone interested.

Dates for 2017

Sunday 21st May
Sunday 18th June
Sunday 23rd July
Sunday 13th August

Booking is required, so please call reception on 01874 730 371 to reserve your places.

Catering for vegetarians will be provided if you notify us when you book. £35 for adults and £14.50 for children 10 and under.

Have lunch and stay the night so you can really enjoy yourself.

Make it a long weekend and stay with us on Sunday night so you can have a nice long lunch, a stroll or maybe a nap before a light supper of soup and cheese. More details here. 

 A happy guest sent me a very nice card after coming along to a  Sunday Grill:

Dear James
I have never written to a hotel to praise them before! I cannot begin to tell you what an amazing time I had at your ‘Uskany in Tuscany’ or was it ‘Tuscany in Uskany’? It was so good I thought I was in Italy. Fabulous venue, great tree walk, amazing food and lovely staff. I cannot wait to visit again. Jane Berrow

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