Category Archives: Food & Drink

Christmas Afternoon Teas

Christmas Afternoon Teas 1st December – 27th December 2019 While we can’t promise you snow when you visit our hotel in the Brecon Beacons for a Christmas Afternoon Tea, we can guarantee a log fire in the sitting room, a beautifully decorated house, and a festive take on our delicious buffet tea.  Add some Prosecco,...

06 Nov 2017

Summer Recipe

Poached Ballontine of Salmon with Herbs and Honey Pickled Vegetables Our restaurant in Brecon uses only the freshest and highest quality local and seasonal produce to create each of our delicious dishes. Here is one of our chef team’s favourite recipes to try at home this summer. This is a lovely summery starter for a dinner party or serves a...

04 Aug 2017

A Summer Recipe from the Gliffaes Kitchen

Crab Panna Cotta Here at our restaurant in Brecon, our dedicated chef team use only the freshest and highest quality local and seasonal produce to create each of our delicious dishes. Here is one of our favourite recipes this upcoming season… Crab comes into season about now and this simple to make starter makes a refreshing...

08 Jun 2017

Matching our Wines to our Food

A few suggestions to matching wines from our list to what is currently on our dinner menu at our restaurant in Crickhowell. You can find our current Wine List on our wines wage and our Lunch Menu and Dinner Menu on our Lunch and Dinner pages. With plenty of spring produce coming into the kitchen...

26 May 2017

A Brief History of Outdoor Dining

A Brief History of Outdoor Dining Here at are our hotel in the Brecon Beacons we love nothing more than bringing together family, friends, food and wine at an outdoor feast. Today outdoor dining can mean different things to different people depending on your location in the world. In Britain, outdoor dining means picnics in...

12 May 2017

An Interview with Our Head Chef: Karl Cheetham

Ever wondered who the mastermind behind our delicious menus is here at Gliffaes? Now is your chance to get to know a little more about him… Gliffaes’ dedicated head Chef, Karl Cheetham is always working hard behind the scenes, here in the kitchens at our restaurant in Brecon to bring you the very best of...

22 Feb 2017

Summer Sunday Lunches on the Terrace

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 on the four Sundays on which we ran it so we shall repeat it for 2016. Gliffaes, with its nod to Italianate architecture,  will recreate Tuscany...

09 Mar 2016

Autumn Walks & Afternoon Tea

Gliffaes Hotel is blessed with so many trees, we could almost be called an arboretum! The foresight of those folk who planted the superb specimen trees here over a hundred years ago has to be recognised as a most generous gift. Autumn is certainly the season when we can really stand back and admire the...

20 Oct 2015

Dinner with Stellenbosch Winemaker

Gliffaes is delighted to be hosting Thomas Webb, cellar-master of Thelma Mountain Vineyards in Stellenbosch and Sutherland Estate in Elgin, two prestigious  South African wineries, for a tasting and dinner on Friday 9th October 2015.  Thelema and Sutherland Wines Thomas’s father, Gyles Webb, started the winery at Thelema in 1983 when he took over an over grown...

28 Jul 2015

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