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Our 2021 charter

As from May 19th we will be open again to welcome customers through our door.

We will be offering a Dinner B&B rate, plus s special two-night walking break to include a package lunch and light afternoon tea. Note, if want to stay more than one night, then please do not use online booking, but phone us, 01490 440264.

The whole ethos and culture at Tyddyn Llan are based on wrap-around hospitality. So, we’ve had to retrain our teams on how to take extra special care from a distance and how to be ‘stand-offish’ with a smile.

We’ve re-thought the whole guest journey and yes, we’ve had to embrace some dreaded technology to reduce touch points. We’ve had to add a few too many signs, rules, and notices for our liking, and lots of behind-the-scenes cleaning regimes. But we’ve kept a sense of fun through it all, keeping it real and holding on to the essential feel that is Tyddyn Llan.

Don’t expect full PPE in the hotel. However, we’re confident you will find a sensible, user-ready, scrupulously clean approach that will keep everyone safe, happy and relaxed.

Hospitality is ultimately about the warmth of human connection and interaction. But things are going to look a little different and become the new normal for a while. Although we may appear ‘cool’ with the social distancing measures in place, our welcome is as ‘warm’ as ever!

We want to reassure our guests, team members and suppliers that we have taken every measure possible to keep everyone safe, but also want to ensure we don’t lose the essence of what we love to do every day.

Our team will be happy to answer any questions but below we offer some useful information…

What are the new rules about booking and dining?

You can book a table for up to four who may come from different households. Larger groups may also reserve a table, BUT only if all the diners are from a single household. There is no stated specific upper limit, but we ask for sensibility.

Prior to dining, we will need to have received diners’ contact details for purposes of ‘track and trace’.

Face coverings must be worn by diners other than when seated to eat or drink.

What if the situation changes again or I need to cancel my stay at short notice?

We recognise that it’s very hard for anyone to make firm commitments for anything at the moment but we will give you our commitment to be understanding in all scenarios connected to Covid-19.

What new cleaning routines has the Hotel introduced since Covid-19?

We’ve always had a rigorous cleaning and hygiene routine. However, our fabulous housekeeping team are stepping it up a notch and you’ll see continuous cleaning around ‘touch points’- door knobs, handles, in the loos. etc. in the main areas of the hotel.

We’ve implemented a ‘deep cleaning’ process for bedrooms using the recommended hospital-grade cleaning materials.  Once a room is fully ‘guest ready’ it will have a cleaning seal of approval attached to the door giving reassurance of its squeaky cleanliness.

We’ve all become more familiar with regular hand washing etc. Our teams both front and back of house are all adhering to this, before, during and after their shifts. And to complement this we’ll have hand sanitiser available around the hotel for both team and guests to use.

How will you ensure social distancing in the restaurants and around the hotel?
The guest experience will look a little different but we hope we’ve made it simple and easy to follow.

Firstly, we politely ask you to use one of the hand sanitisers at the entrance to the hotel prior to entering or indeed touching a door handle. We’ve limited our guest capacities and restaurant spaces and introduced one-way flows to the first floor and where possible around the hotel to ensure a more relaxed approach to social distancing.

We don’t want to appear stand-offish… but we will back away and maintain the 2m social distancing rule… even though we may wish to give you a welcome hug when you arrive!

  • Check in – we’ll maintain social distancing throughout – one of our team will meet you and take you straight to your room.
  • In room – we won’t make a fuss, just let you settle in – we’re always at the end of the phone if you need anything.
  • Lounges – the lounges will be open from 2.30 to 5.30pm for drinks and afternoon teas and coffees, also you can enjoy these on our terrace and patio where we have nine tables for when the sun shines. The lounges will be open for after dinner drinks and coffees and teas, but not for pre-drinks and canapés. These will be served at your table to maintain social distancing.
  • Dinner – our dinner service time will start at 6.30pm so that we can stagger all the bookings every 15 minutes, to ensure we can space guests in accordance with social distancing. Residents will need to book, and please be understanding if your preferred time is not available. We will ask you to go straight to your table at your allocated time where we will serve canapes and any drinks you wish to order. The lounges will be closed off to maintain social distancing but will be open later for coffee and after dinner drinks. We will have disposable wine list of our house selection to choose from in the restaurant, but if you fancy something more special, we will ask you to look at our comprehensive list on line and pre-order from your room. We will also ask you to pour your own wine and water too but be on hand if you need anything!
  • Breakfast – breakfast will be a little different as we are not allowed to offer a buffet service, breakfast will be served from 8.30 until 10am last orders. We can also offer a light breakfast served in your room which has to be ordered the night before.
How do I know the team looking after me are not ill?

We are nothing without our wonderful team and their well-being is our top priority, therefore, we have implemented necessary health checks prior to looking after guests each day – from kitchen porter, to reception, to back of house teams.

This includes temperature checks and regular ‘wellbeing’ chats to make sure everyone is happy and healthy to come to work.  No team member with symptoms will be expected to work.  Face masks will also be used where necessary to keep both guests and team members safe and comfortable.

THE RESTAURANT

sits in rural North Wales, near Chester, Llangollen and Wrexham. We are serious about our cooking, being well-rated in the ‘Good Food Guide’.

OUR ROOMS

offer you the relaxed comforts of a quality hotel, but with an essential family friendliness. We’re not a hotel, but a restaurant-with-rooms… thirteen delightful rooms, looking out over the hills. Bryan cooks your breakfast!

In an atmosphere of comforting refinement… is thoroughbred Welsh produce. … Everything is defined by precision and clarity.

Good Food Guide 2020

Away from the epicurean delights, the ‘sympathetically extended’ Georgian property has ‘tastefully decorated’ guest rooms.

Good Hotel Guide 2020

OPENING DATES

Open lunch and dinner
Closed
Dinner only, not lunch
Lunch only, not dinner
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Price note. An optional 10% service charge is added to ALL food and drink charges, except breakfast.

Rooms are available on two rates, B&B and Dinner, B&B. VAT is included.

The small print
  • Rates include tax (VAT). There is no service charge on room and breakfast charges. An optional 10% service charge will be added to ALL food and drink charges.*
  • Child in room: £30 / £10 cot per night.
  • Doggie stay: £10 per night.
  • Check in from: 4.00pm., check out by: 11.00am. In exceptional circumstances, we may need to change the room you booked.

All reservations must be confirmed with a valid credit/debit card. A deposit of £50 per person is required as guarantee against the booking. Please be advised that this payment is generally non-refundable but transferable. However, if you or us are under lockdown, or you personally are under imposed Covid restrictions, we will be happy to refund deposits paid.

We reserve the right to charge 100% of the accommodation rate if we judge the notice and nature of cancellation is unreasonable. We respectfully remind guests that a reservation constitutes a contract between themselves and Tyddyn Llan.

* The dinner element of 'Dinner, B&B', which is £75, is subject to an optional 10% service charge of £7.50 per person, per night. Likewise, a £30 optional charge will be added to the walking break (dinners are valued at £300).

DINNER MENU: £75

Salad of salt baked beetroot, buffalo Mozzarella, wilted radicchio and pickled cherries

Dressed crab and langoustine with avocado salsa, fennel and radish salad

Griddled scallops, cauliflower purée, pancetta, caper and raisin dressing

Loch Fyne smoked salmon terrine with cucumber salad and horseradish cream

Grilled Cardigan Bay lobster, ginger, lime and coriander butter

Tagliatelle with broad beans, bacon and mustard

Deep fried stuffed courgette flowers with tomato and basil sauce

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Fillet or rib eye of aged Welsh Black beef au poivre
(served with a choice of chips or gratin dauphinois; green salad or seasonal vegetables)

Goosnargh duck breast and duck faggot, confit potato, cassis sauce

Rack of new season’s local lamb and slow cooked breast with vignole of artichokes, peas,  broad beans and mint, deep fried garlic

Bresse pigeon with peas à la Français, sardarlaise potato

Calves’ kidneys with bacon, pomme purée, rosemary and anchovy butter

Fillet of plaice with pea mash, chive butter sauce

John Dory with laverbread beurre blanc, local samphire and Jersey Royals

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 Selection of seven British farmhouse cheese from Neal’s Yard dairy
(or as a tasting of seven cheeses before or after pudding, £15 supplement, perfect for sharing)

Chocolate mousse, whisky caramel and hazelnut

Elderflower and gooseberry trifle

Peach Melba sundae

Nougat glace, raspberries and pistachio

Cherry soup with cinnamon ice cream

Eton mess

Whimberry crème brulèe

Cherry and almond tart, crème fraiche

Pear sable, poire william sabayon, blueberry compote

Rum and raisin ice cream with honeycomb

Selection of ice creams, cinnamon or vanilla

Strawberry, whimberry and chocolate sorbet 

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Three courses: £75

Two courses (including main course): £65

Two starters: £50

Eight-course tasting menu £95 (for the whole table)

Nespresso: espresso, cappuccino or americano
Illy: cafetière coffee
teas and infusions
with petits fours: £6.50

Optional service charge: 10%

EIGHT-COURSE TASTING MENU: £95

Note, the latest order order time for this menu is 8.00pm.

Gazpacho

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Dressed crab and langoustine with fennel, avocado and radish salad

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 Parfait of foie gras and chicken livers, onion chutney

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Griddled scallops, cauliflower purée, pancetta, caper and raisin dressing

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Deep fried stuffed courgette flower with tomato and basil sauce

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Wild bass with laverbread

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Goosnargh duck breast and duck faggot, confit potato, Port and cassis sauce

Rack of new season’s spring local lamb and slow cooked breast with vignole of artichokes, peas, broad beans and mint

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Chocolate mousse, whisky caramel and hazelnut

Cherry soup with cinnamon ice cream

Peach Melba sundae

Elderflower and gooseberry trifle

Selection of four British farmhouse cheese from Neal’s Yard Dairy
(or as a tasting of seven cheeses before or after pudding £15 supplement, perfect for sharing)

-

Nespresso: espresso, cappuccino or americano
Illy: cafetière coffee
teas and infusions
with petits fours: £6.50

Optional service charge: 10%

FRIDAY/SATURDAY LUNCH MENU: FROM £38

Watercress soup

Langoustine bisque with rouille and croûtons

Salad of salt baked beetroot, buffalo Mozzarella, wilted radicchio and pickled cherries

Dressed langoustine and crab with avocado salsa, fennel and radish salad +£7

Griddled scallops, cauliflower purée, pancetta, caper and raisin dressing +£7

Grilled Cardigan Bay lobster, ginger, lime and coriander butter +£7

Parfait of foie gras and chicken livers, onion chutney

Loch Fyne smoked salmon terrine with cucumber salad and horseradish cream

Tagliatelle with broad beans, bacon and mustard

Deep fried stuffed courgette flowers with tomato and basil sauce

-

Fillet or rib eye of aged Welsh Black beef au poivre +£10
(served with a choice of chips, gratin dauphinois, green salad or seasonal vegetables)

Duck confit with faggot and confit potato, cassis sauce

Roast fillet of Welsh black beef tail with shallot and thyme purée

Rump of spring lamb with baked aubergine and pesto

Calves’ kidneys with bacon, pomme purée, rosemary and anchovy butter

Roast plaice, pea mash, chive butter sauce

Roast turbot, coco beans, Morteau sausage and mustard sauce +£7

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Chocolate mousse, whiskey caramel, vanilla ice cream

Devil’s Bridge rum baba, Ivy House crème Chantilly, vanilla ice cream

Gooseberry and elderflower trifle

Peach Melba sundae

Cherry soup with cinnamon ice cream

Eton mess

Whimberry crème brulèe

Cherry and almond tart, crème fraiche

Pear sablé, poire william sabayon, blueberry compote

Rum and raisin ice cream with honeycomb

Strawberry or whimberry sorbet

Selection of four Neal’s Yard Dairy farmhouse cheeses

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Two courses £38 three courses £45 two starters £26

Nespresso: espresso, cappuccino or Americano
Illy: cafetière coffee
Teas and infusions
with petits fours: £6.50

THREE-COURSE 'LOCAL LUNCH' MENU: £25

Note, this menu changes daily. Call 01490 440264 after 10.30am on the day for the exact dishes.

Salad of grilled aubergine and avocado

Goujons of plaice with Thai dip

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Nuggets of Welsh black beef, green peppercorn sauce

Smoked haddock fish cake, langoustine sauce

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Jersey Royals, chips, green salad,

seasonal vegetables, gratin dauphinois £4

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Eton Mess

Tiramisù

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Three courses £25

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Nespresso: espresso, cappuccino or americano
Illy: cafetière coffee
teas and infusions
with petits fours: £6.50

Optional service charge: 10%

SUNDAY LUNCH MENU: FROM £38

Watercress soup

Langoustine bisque with rouille and croûtons

Salad of salt baked beetroot, buffalo Mozzarella, wilted radicchio and pickled cherries

Dressed crab and langoustine with avocado salsa, fennel and radish salad +£7

Griddled scallops, cauliflower purée, pancetta, caper and raisin dressing +£10

Grilled Cardigan Bay lobster, ginger, lime and coriander butter +£10

Loch Fyne smoked salmon terrine with cucumber salad and horseradish cream

Tagliatelle with broad beans, bacon and mustard

Salmon fishcake with sorrel sauce

Deep fried stuffed courgette flowers with tomato and basil sauce

Calves’ sweetbreads, borlotti beans, morels, tarragon cream 

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 Roast sirloin of Welsh Black beef with Yorkshire pudding

Roast shoulder of Huntsham Court Farm middle white pork with apple sauce

and shallot and thyme purée

Duck confit with duck faggot, hispi cabbage and cassis sauce

Rump of local lamb with baked aubergine and pesto

Calves’ kidneys with rosemary and anchovy butter, pomme purée and bacon

Fillet of plaice with pea mash, chive beurre blanc

Roast turbot, coco beans, Morteau sausage and mustard sauce +£7

 -

 Chocolate mousse, whisky caramel

Pear sablé, Poire William sabayon, blueberry sauce

Elderflower and gooseberry trifle

Peach Melba sundae

Eton mess

Almond and cherry tart

Nougat glacé, raspberries and pistachio

Rum and raisin ice cream with honeycomb

Cinnamon or vanilla ice cream

Strawberry or whimberry sorbet

Selection of four Neal’s Yard Dairy farmhouse cheeses

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Two courses: £38,  Three courses: £45

Nespresso: espresso, cappuccino or americano
Illy: cafetière coffee
Teas and infusions with petits fours: £6.50

Optional service charge: 10%

FULL BREAKFAST MENU

Freshly squeezed orange or grapefruit juice

Boxford Farm apple juice

Pink grapefruit segments or orange segments or both

Compôte of prunes, apricots and figs

Seasonal soft fruits

with Llaeth y Llan Welsh organic yoghurt

Special K, Corn Flakes, Weetabix or Muesli

Homemade granola

Full or skimmed Welsh milk

Porridge with cream

Teas, infusions (please ask for our list)

Nespresso espresso, cappuccino or americano

Illy cafetière coffee

Hot chocolate

Croissants or pain au chocolat

Toasted homemade breads, white, wholemeal or sourdough

Grilled local dry cured Welsh back bacon, rare breed pork sausage, black pudding, laverbread cake, grilled vine tomatoes, sautéed Paris mushrooms, free-range farm eggs: fried, boiled, poached or scrambled

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Loch Fyne smoked salmon and scrambled eggs

Smoked haddock with poached eggs

Laverbread in an overcoat with smoked salmon

or streaky bacon

Plain omelette

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Please be understanding if certain items are not available

WALKING PACKAGE

Stay with us for a ‘get away from it all’ break and enjoy walking the beautiful mountain range of the Berwyns. A two night break includes two nights dinner, bed and full cooked breakfast, packed lunch one day. And one afternoon: tea/coffee, shortbread, bara brith to revive you from your walking day. Plus six walking guides to map your days with easy, moderate and strenuous walks to choose from, including my favourite one to the Stone Circle. For the more adventurous walkers we can arrange transport to Pistyll Rhaeadr waterfalls from where you can make the glorious eight mile walk over the top of the Berwyn Mountain back to Tyddyn Llan building up a great appetite for dinner. A two-day break in a standard room is £590, a large room £690, and in a best room £760, Wednesday to Sunday. Rates are per room for two persons sharing.
The small print
  • Rates include tax (VAT). There is no service charge on room and breakfast charges. An optional 10% service charge will be added to ALL food and drink charges.*
  • Child in room: £30 / £10 cot per night.
  • Doggie stay: £10 per night.
  • Check in from: 4.00pm., check out by: 11.00am. In exceptional circumstances, we may need to change the room you booked.

All reservations must be confirmed with a valid credit/debit card. A deposit of £50 per person is required as guarantee against the booking. Please be advised that this payment is generally non-refundable but transferable. However, if you or us are under lockdown, or you personally are under imposed Covid restrictions, we will be happy to refund deposits paid.

We reserve the right to charge 100% of the accommodation rate if we judge the notice and nature of cancellation is unreasonable. We respectfully remind guests that a reservation constitutes a contract between themselves and Tyddyn Llan.

* The dinner element of 'Dinner, B&B', which is £75, is subject to an optional 10% service charge of £7.50 per person, per night. Likewise, a £30 optional charge will be added to the walking break (dinners are valued at £300).

We are proud members of the Welsh Rarebits association.

GET IN TOUCH

Bryan and Susan Webb,
Tyddyn Llan,
Llandrillo, nr. Corwen, Denbighshire,
North Wales LL21 0ST. Tell us your dining or room queries, or whatever. Use the form, phone or email.

Email us at: mail@tyddynllan.co.uk
Tel: +44 (0) 1490 440264

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