The Raglan Arms

“Hearty bistro-style cooking in a cosy, inn-like atmosphere” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

USK, MONMOUTHSHIRE

Official Rating
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Awards
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  •   Social distancing and safety measures in place
  •   Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
  •   Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
Opening status: Open

Our Inspector's view

This unassuming property looking more like a private house is home to bistro-style cooking and a friendly atmosphere. Log burners and scrubbed tables bring home the inn-like feel, and a decked terrace allows diners to sit and enjoy the rural location.

Awards, accolades and Welcome Schemes

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1 Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence
The Raglan Arms
Llandenny, USK, NP15 1DL
Phone : 01291 690800

Features

Facilities
  • Seats: 64
  • On-site parking available
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Steps for wheelchair: 1
  • Assist dogs welcome
Opening times
  • Days Closed: Monday
  • Lunch served from: 12
  • Lunch served until: 2.30
  • Dinner served from: 6.30
  • Dinner served until: 9
Food and Drink
  • Wines under £30: 21
  • Wines over £30:
  • Wines by the glass: 6
  • Cuisine style: Modern British

About the area

Discover Monmouthshire

In their bid to control the borderlands of Monmouthshire – also known as the Marches – the Normans built a triangle of castles: Grosmont, Skenfrith and White. At first, they were simple wooden structures strengthened by earthworks, but when the lively Welsh refused to stop attacking them, it was decided more permanent fortresses were needed. All three are worth a visit and the views from the battlements at White Castle over the surrounding countryside to the Black Mountains are stunning, as is all the scenery in this area – consisting of a patchwork of low hills, hidden valleys, fields criss-crossed with hedgerows and small belts of woodland. 

Monmouth itself makes a great base to explore the beautiful Wye Valley, as well as being known as the home of Rockfield Studios, where Queen recorded Bohemian Rhapsody in 1975. The largest town in the county, Abergavenny is creating a name for itself as the foodie capital of the Usk Valley, and has held a weekly cattle market on the same site since 1863. Its location just six miles from the English border means it’s often described as the ‘gateway to Wales’.

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