Pubs, Restaurants & Cafe

Here are some of Talybont on Usk’s  pubs, restaurants and cafes all of which serve excellent drinks and quality food:

The Star Inn

Brecknock CAMRA Pub of the Year 2009, 2010,  2011 and 2015. Offers real ale and good home-made food, reasonably priced. The Star has a riverside beer garden and, during the winter, big log fires. Recently under new ownership. Contact manager Matthew for more details: or Tel. 01874 676635

Evening meals, Tuesday to Saturday 6pm-8:30pm. Menu here. Booking advised.

The White Hart Inn

The White Hart Inn is an old coach inn situated in the heart of the village. Open from 11am every day with food served from 12 noon to 8pm. Christmas Day is the only day they are shut! Well behaved dogs are welcome with seating at the front and back by the canal.

The Traveller’s Rest

Situated at the tranquil edge of the bustling village awaits The Travellers, offering an eclectic choice of freshly, carefully prepared dishes complemented by a fine selection of wines from around the world, and bottled real ales, lagers and ciders.  The new Garden Room restaurant enjoys sublime views across the Usk Valley.  To reserve a table call 01874-676233

Canalside Cafe in the centre of Talybont village where you can get hearty cooked breakfasts, light snacks, lunchtime specials, coffee and delicious cake.  During the summer months, the cafe is open on Friday and Saturday evenings serving home baked pizzas to take away.

The Royal Oak, Pencelli

In the Talybont Community area, The Royal Oak is a family run pub in the next village as you go towards Brecon on the back lane by car or a pleasant walk along the canal towpath. Open for lunch and dinner it a lovely old pub with pretty canal-side garden. Just recently under new ownership it is fully up and running but the website is still under production. For more information call Andrew on 01874-665396 or email  We will update this information with the website link asap.