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1861 Restaurant

Cross Ash, Abergavenny NP7 8PB, Wales
+44 845 388 1861
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good17%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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British, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Cross Ash, Abergavenny NP7 8PB, Wales
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We ordered a meal for our parents for their anniversary. When we arrived we were blown away at how beautiful and compact the seating are was. We were greeted with champagne and was then seated. We had a beautiful meal,it was presented spectacularly. It tasted...More

Thank gemjam_12
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the taster menu for a double birthday treat. We have eaten in many fine establishment this year (and some dodgy ones) but the food here at 1861 is superb. Definitely book. Its a bit out of the way, poor phone service and only...More

Thank tony666norris
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As usual a walk in!! Our starter was so nice was well in to it before realised no photograph!! We both had the wild garlic risotto which has really mild tones of garlic but very very tasty! Unlike any other risotto I have eaten before....More

Thank Commz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Oh my, I was given a visit to the 1861 as a gift for my birthday. We had the seven course taster menu, what an absolutely wonderful meal we had, from the loaf of the bread through to the Petit Fours. Everything was perfect, there...More

1  Thank Diane336
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Another spur of the moment booking at the best restaurant on the B4521 (and Monmouthshire in my humble opinion!!). Thanks Kate and Simon for fitting the four of us in on a full night. Excellent meal as always foie gras starter, venison main and trio...More

1  Thank BlaiddP
Reviewed 14 April 2018

The fact that I felt compelled enough to write a review as soon as I got back to my holiday cottage should hopefully speak for itself. The restaurant was pretty much empty on a Saturday night from 7:15pm when we arrived until 8:30pm when we...More

2  Thank Paul5000
Reviewed 13 April 2018

We made a few lunchtime trips to the area which has some great restaurants. This was one. Booked for the Friday lunch, we were welcomed in the bar by owner, Kate,whilst her husband Simon was running the kitchen. This is a well set up gastro-pub...More

Thank bartelle
Reviewed 2 April 2018

This is a fabulous family run restaurant serving top quality food. Head chef trained at michelin srarred restaurants and this showed in the tecknical skills in his dishes without lossing wonderful flavours. Had scallop cannelloni, followed by hake with bisque sauce and finished with passion...More

Thank robertonions56
Reviewed 1 April 2018

It may be unfair to give an average review as we were using a voucher and had to eat off the limited choice lunch menu. I understand the need for a limited choice menu but an option of 3 starters and 3 mains did not...More

1  Thank wasSwrxp47
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

We were discriminated against because one couple had a gift voucher. We were treated like 2nd class citizens! Many other people came in after us but we're served and left before we had even had our first course. What kind of treatment was that? The...More

1  Thank Carole B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$27 - US$66
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cross Ash, Abergavenny NP7 8PB, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Monmouthshire  >  Abergavenny
  • Phone Number: +44 845 388 1861
Restaurant 1861 is a small rural family run restaurant in monmouthshire using locally sourced produce and home grown fruit and vegetables. The restaurant is a friendly professional relaxed fine dining venue ideal for all occasions.
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