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Average rating from 3 meals 9 / 10
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Gareth Ward


Creative, Modern Welsh

Foodle Reviews

8 / 10
on 01 Jul 2019

Dinner last month with Hayley Evans (and unexpectedly Matt Abé of Restaurant Gordon Ramsey) at Mãos in London. Gareth Ward and the team from Ynyshir in Wales came for two nights to cook their menu in the Mãos kitchen with the assistance of Nuno Mendez, Eduardo Pellicano and their team. The food was, as expected from Gareth, flawless, delicious and focused on flavour rather than elaborate and unnecessary presentation. Ynyshir if you remember is the restaurant that me and Gerhard Huber went for... More

10 / 10
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on 29 Sep 2018

Now sometimes even I get surprised.
There we are, travelling up to east coast of Great Britain on an eating trip organised by my friend Neil (@Achefabroad), arriving at an old Manor House in the middle of nowhere for a lunch. I had no clue what to expect.
And then there was Gareth Ward, a North English natural phenomenon from County Durham, but now literally cooking up a storm in Wales.

He and his young team took over the Manor House Ynyshir and converted it from a Hotel with rooms, to a Restaurant... More

9 / 10
on 02 Jun 2018

Cowabunga! I have been meaning to get back here since discovering Ynyshir Restaurant & Rooms on my travels around the country last year and this time, the no holds bar dinner version was undertaken, and with eminent company this time to also serve as a witness.  Both were agreed at the end that the conveyer belt of prized items through this full evening of service was wonderful and the summary is that I simply have no doubts that Ynyshir Restaurant & Rooms is clearly operating above its current... More


Ynyshir Restaurant and Rooms, Eglwys Fach, Machynlleth, Powys SY20 8TA, UK


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