It is testament to the dedication of businesses that Wales has been named by World Travel Market as a top five destination for food around the World for 2019, with more than 80% of travellers commenting that it becomes an important part of their experience.
To help clients enjoy the food and drink in Wales, we have devised itineraries along The Coastal Way, The Cambrian Way and The North Wales Way. We also have a fact sheet highlighting partners who offer food tours and experiences and beer, cider, spirit and wine tours in south Wales and north and mid Wales.
Food and drink festivals play a major part in the Welsh calendar throughout the year, which help to highlights the best offerings from around Wales.
A Michelin star is the highest accolade any restaurant can hope for. We have six which are Ynyshir, Machynlleth, The Walnut Tree, Llanddewi Skirrid, Tyddyn Llan, Llandrillo, Restaurant James Sommerin, Penarth, Sosban and the Old Butchers, Isle of Anglesey, The Whitebrook, Monmouthshire. The Bib Gourmand is awarded to The Hare and Hounds, Aberthin, The Felin Fach Griffin, Brecon and Bryn Williams at Porth Eirias for producing wonderful food at moderate prices.
The Checkers, Montgomery handed back it's Michelin star having decided to explore simplistic, family friendly food with the same quality ingredients.
With our commitment to ensure food tourism plays a huge part in all our tourism activities by 2020, Wales intends to get better at this ever growing market.
Published 30 April 2019