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Pubs in Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire*

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  • the jolly tar
  • The gold is a shithole but its where most of the cool people go at some time or another. Unless theres a gig at the jolly tar
  • if you come 2 carmar visit every pub or you wont get the full xperiense
  • I guess the Jolly Tar is more of a pub, but my only advice is stay clear. I'd rather rot in hell, than go to that shit place.
  • You should go to the Gold if you're even slightly alternative. Think the invading chavs are gonna get a kicking soon though...
  • You should go to the Gold if you're even slightly alternative. Think the invading chavs are gonna get a kicking soon though...
  • jolly tar....down by quayside
  • Golden Lion - alright, it attracts mainly young rocker-types with long hair. Wetherspoons, Granbys, The Boar's Head, The Rose and Crown, The Drovers Arms, Quins Rugby Club, The Coracle, The Queens pub, that little pub by Wimpy.
  • Down the Queens!!! full of old guys but nice for a quiet pint, and the looks you get off them when you kick up a ruckus!
  • Wetherspoons. Can be dull - it's just like every other Wetherspoons I've been to. Strict on ID most of the time. The Spread Eagle - only ever been in the day for a meal. It was nice. Always seems to be packed in there. We always go to the New Stag's Head behind Sweetman's to start the night off. The Boar's Head, Rose & Crown, Angel Vaults (not sure if it's still open), The Coracle, and lots of random little pubs around the place.
  • The Golden Lion - play pool and listen to some decent songs in a pub for once e.g. Primus, Pantera & Led Zeppelin
  • the Pant yr athro rocks anyone with a deep voice (or a shortskirt) will be sampling the delights. play pool all night! the pub clock is a bit slow (stuck at 9:15) and so you may have to where a watch to get home on time.
  • The Jolly Tar is a good pub, downstairs is lively with a dancefloor and upstairs is much of a hangout for younger cientele. Jacksons Wine Bar serves cocktails and is a pretty groovy place. Angel Vaults was in the very town centre and was by far the best pub in town, however it is up for sale now but should soon be reopened again, finger crossed.
  • The Golden Lion is the pub to go to if you are a punk or a skater. There's actually some good music hidden amongst the crap in the jukebox & 3 pooltables (the furthest one is a bit manky though).
  • The Coracle pub, near the market, serves terrific breakfasts, ranging from small, to standard, to large and finally to Dragon! This is massive! Six sausages! Reminds me of the orgy my missus went to in Venice some years ago......
  • The Coracle pub serves a brilliant breakfast. YOu can order small, medium, large or Dragon!
  • The "3 Salmons" in Water street is really nice, it's got a homely feel to it.
  • The Coracle, Boar's Head, erm..The Hotel..can't remember the name- big, orange building..
  • golden lion is good for a laugh... but go at the weekend! otherwise there'll be no-one there (apart from the old-boys at the front, who are cool enough). otherwise, the queens is cool........
  • The Coracle (opposite the back of Marks & Spencers), there are LOADS I tell ya! The Boars Head Hotel (I think)....New one just opened on King Street- no kids allowed! Dammit...
  • Wouldn't bother with the Vaults in CArmarthen. Decor is on hell of a state, beer is, well, they call it beer, anyone with taste buds would disagree! and the licensee - rude isn't the word. About time he got a proper job as host he is not!!!
  • Jolly Tar. Best pub in town. Great atmosphere, good music (crap dj though...can't mix to save his life) but it's really boiling once you go upstairs.
  • Rose & Crown- Lammas St Coracle- Cambrian Place Spread Eagle- Queen St Three Salmons- Water St
  • Ceffyl Du. Unless you're English? Black Horse, true spit & sawdust.
  • Pubs are everywhere... Getting blind drunk, molesting the ugly creatures that stagger around cackling, and generally being a moron are the only things that anyone does around here.
  • Favourite pubs - Boar's Head, Three Salmons, Jolly Tar. Also worth a mention - Stag's Head, Wine Bar, Granby's, Spread Eagle, Angel Vaults.
  • The Golden Lion, or the Golden Shower, hang out with Doleites and drug dealers, still no going to get your head kicked in there like every other pub in town.
  • The Vaults is the best Pub in Carmarthen - great people & a great atmosphere. Golden Lion is alright if a little bare. Still you get a good pint.
  • The Queens Hotel in Queen Street is the best pub in town. Their web address is Or you can phone them on (01267) 231800.
  • Hundreds!
  • The pubs with the best atmosphere are the Angel Vaults in Nott Square and the Queens Hotel in Queen Street. They have friendly service, and the proprietors are characters who will have a drink and a laugh with you if you catch them on the right day.
  • Plume of Feathers!
  • The best pub and night club is the Waterside
  • Boars Head, Stag's Head, Legends, The Jolly Tar, Queen's are all good quality pubs i drink at

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Last updated: 2008-10-14

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