The ever expanding Abergavenny Food Festival takes place on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd September.
Abergavenny is just ten miles from Gliffaes and is the epi-centre for all things gastronomic in South Wales and the annual food festival is being billed as, ‘ the Glastonbury of food festivals’. The festival kicks on Saturday 21st September , taking over the town centre for the weekend. At the heart of the event are over 200 producers who come to exhibit, sell and let you taste their wares. From cheese to mead to charcuterie – they will all be here. Around the town centre, in various venues will also be a series of talks, walks, demonstrations, master classes and tastings, some of which are ticketed and some are free. Many of these events are hosted by the great and the good of the foodie world. The full listing of the weekend events can be found on the Food Festival website.
The hotel is pretty much full for the Friday and Saturday nights but how about getting an early start, attending the festival on Sunday then come back to Gliffaes for a great, locally sourced dinner and over night before heading home on Monday morning? For the night of Sunday 22nd September we are offering dinner, bed and breakfast in a standard double for £199 per couple. That’s a saving of just over £50, (which we hope you might spend on wine!)
So come on, make a long weekend of it. Call us on 01874 730 371 to book and ask for the ‘Food Festival Deal’.
We are still unsure as to when we can re-open. I think it will be around the 24th May.
Gliffaes will not be open for outdoor dining only – I am afraid the numbers don’t stack up for us.
Mark Drakeford, The Welsh First Minister has given no definitive date for the opening of indoor hospitality in Wales.
This matter is further confused by the local elections on the 6th May. If Labour is returned to power he tells us that he will be minded to consider the opening of indoor hospitality on the 17th May and I guess he will give us about a week’s notice taking us to the 24th May.
Online booking is available and reception will be staffed from 9am to midday from Monday to Saturday, so please do call us.
Thank you for all your support and we hope to see you in May and beyond.
James & Susie Suter and all the team at Gliffaes.