Blas Restaurant is located at Wales’ first contemporary art hotel, Twr y Felin, in St Davids, Pembrokeshire.
Offering a menu influenced by the season and locality, with dishes designed to reflect Wales and its produce; Blas, which means “taste” in Welsh, uses ingredients sourced from predominately Pembrokeshire and Welsh suppliers, whenever possible. From fresh seafood and fish to Welsh lamb and beef, dishes at Blas Restaurant are designed to offer diners a true culinary experience.
The menu is varied and thoughtfully designed, with daily changes based on the most available locally sourced and in season ingredients. This includes meat from G. Davies Butcher in St Davids, seasonal vegetables from The Veg Patch, grown at Pen Pant Farm, Nine Wells, shellfish from Jono at Solva Seafoods and fresh fish from Mark Davies in Milford Haven.
Blas Restaurant prides itself on accommodating guests with dietary requirements. We are able to offer dining for gluten free, coeliac, vegetarian, dairy free and vegan diets. Tailor made menus are available to guests with allergies.
Our service style is warm and welcoming. Resident and Non-Resident guests alike are welcome to join us for breakfast, brunch, afternoon tea (24 hours’ notice), lunch and dinner.
On arrival to Blas Restaurant, guests receive a Croeso Cynnes Cymreig, with personal service to ensure they enjoy a pre-dinner seasonal drink or cocktail in Cornel Bar. Where possible drinks are of Welsh origin, or produced in Wales.
The wine list features old world wines chosen from Berry Bros & Rudd of London, who exclusively supply Twr y Felin Hotel in Wales.
The restaurant itself is an ambient space, with mood lighting, original artworks, which often create a talking point and bespoke furniture designed and manufactured by Channels, whose founder Sam Chan was voted Furniture Designer of the Year at the Homes & Gardens Designer Awards 2015.
In addition to Blas Restaurant, Twr y Felin Hotel includes Cornel Bar, a cosy snug ideal for pre-dinner drinks; and Oriel Lounge, which is a light and spacious dedicated gallery, featuring the larger art works of the collection and popular with guests for lunch or afternoon tea. Alfresco dining is available outside Oriel on the terrace.
Twr y Felin Hotel is a former windmill tower built in 1806, now restored and home to 19 en-suite bedrooms and two suites. Its’ sister properties Roch Castle and Penrhiw Hotel also located within the St Davids Peninsula offer guest accommodation with complimentary transfers available to and from Blas Restaurant for dinner each evening.
To make a reservation, please telephone 01437 725 555
September 2018 Update
For a relaxed and refreshing festive break, choose AA Hotel of the Year Wales 2017-2018, Twr y Felin, located in Britain’s smallest city, St Davids; or for an unforgettable retreat, choose romantic Roch Castle (shown above) , which sits high above the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.
Boutique bedrooms, indulgent lounges and fine dining at two Rosette Blas Restaurant accompany the Warm Welsh Welcome, while the location is exceptional, just a few minutes from picturesque, empty beaches and world renowned coast path.
Our Christmas Celebration Escape will be filled with delicious drink, fabulous food and yuletide cheer. Stay for three nights and enjoy two, three course à la carte dinners, Mulled Wine, Mince Pies, Christmas Carols, Champagne Reception and a deliciously seasonal Four Course Christmas Day Lunch.
If you prefer to get away for the New Year, then the two-night New Year Celebration is the perfect choice to ring in 2019. The sophisticated experience will include a three course à la carte dinner and of course a New Year’s Eve Champagne Reception, followed by an indulgent Six Course Dinner.
Twr y Felin (shown here), is a former windmill and Wales’ first contemporary art hotel, with over 100 pieces of specially commissioned art, inspired by the St Davids peninsula and Pembrokeshire. Meticulously restored and extended, featuring contemporary design throughout, the hotel is now home to 21 bedrooms including two unique suites.
Blas Restaurant, features fresh locally sourced produce under head chef Simon Coe. Meaning ‘Taste’ in Welsh, Blas offers a menu influenced by the season and locality and champions produce sourced from predominantly Pembrokeshire and Welsh suppliers, as well as foraged ingredients from the surrounding countryside and coast.
Roch Castle sits high on a volcanic rocky outcrop and delivers panoramic views of St Brides Bay and the Preseli Hills. With just six characteristic bedrooms the castle offers a truly unique experience and the perfect place to spend your festive break.
Complimentary transfers to Twr y Felin Hotel are available for guests staying at Roch Castle, at set times.
Twr y Felin is AA Hotel of the Year Wales 2017 – 2018 and a Visit Wales Gold Award Hotel. Roch Castle won Best Serviced Accommodation at the Condé Nast Johansens Awards for Excellence 2017 and has been recognised as Best Bed and Breakfast for Wales National Tourism Awards 2018.
More details including prices follow:
Twr y Felin Hotel is located in St Davids, along with sister property AA Five Star Gold Guest Accommodation Penrhiw Priory. Roch Castle is located just seven miles away, forming a trio of luxury bed and breakfast or exclusive stay properties on the Pembrokeshire coast.
The Christmas Celebration Escape includes:
- Three nights luxury accommodation at Twr y Felin Hotel or Roch Castle
- Breakfast each morning, WiFi, parking and VAT
- Two, three course à la carte dinners at two Rosette Blas Restaurant, Twr y Felin Hotel
- Christmas Eve, Mulled Wine, Mince Pies and Christmas Carols in Oriel Lounge,
- Twr y Felin Hotel
- Christmas Day Champagne Reception, Twr y Felin Hotel
- Four Course Christmas Day Lunch at two Rosette Blas Restaurant, Twr y Felin Hotel
- Complimentary transfers are available for Roch Castle guests at set times
Your three night Christmas Celebration Escape starts from:
£765 at Twr y Felin Hotel | £805 at Roch Castle – per room
The New Year Celebration includes:
- Two nights luxury accommodation at Twr y Felin Hotel or Roch Castle
- Breakfast each morning, WiFi, parking and VAT
- One, three course à la carte dinner at two Rosette Blas Restaurant, Twr y Felin Hotel
- New Year’s Eve Champagne Reception, Twr y Felin Hotel
- Six Course New Year’s Eve Dinner at two Rosette Blas Restaurant, Twr y Felin Hotel
Your New Year Celebration starts from:
£555 at Twr y Felin Hotel | £675 at Roch Castle – per room
April 2018 Update
Blas Restaurant at Twr y Felin Hotel, St Davids has won Best Breakfast at the Pembrokeshire Tourism Awards 2018.
Organised by Pembrokeshire Tourism, the awards celebrate the wide range of businesses that underpin the Pembrokeshire tourism industry, which is now worth approximately £585 million. Meaning ‘Taste’ in Welsh, Blas offers a menu influenced by the season and locality and champions produce sourced from predominantly Pembrokeshire and Welsh suppliers, as well as foraged ingredients from the surrounding countryside and coast.
Our breakfast menu is creatively designed to reflect the sheer diversity and quality of local produce, to ensure that diners experience a true taste of Wales.
In 2017, Blas Restaurant won Best Use of Pembrokeshire Produce in a Hospitality Outlet at the annual County Show and the Radio Pembrokeshire Food, Drink and Hospitality Business Award. Blas Restaurant itself is an ambient space, with mood lighting, original artworks and bespoke furniture, where guests can expect a Croeso Cynnes Cymreig – Warm Welsh Welcome, with personal service.
Paula Ellis, Group General Manager of Twr y Felin Hotel and sister properties Roch Castle and Penrhiw, all located in West Wales, said “We are delighted to have received this award which recognises our passion for quality food and reflects our Celtic culture and exceptional natural environment.”
Under Head Chef Simon Coe Blas is quickly establishing a reputation as North Pembrokeshire’s leading fine dining restaurant with a warm Welsh welcome, receiving its two Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence within just 8 months of opening.
Simon Coe said: “At Blas our aim is always to reflect the sheer diversity and quality of our surrounding produce and to ensure that our diners experience a true taste of Wales.” In addition to Blas Restaurant, Twr y Felin Hotel includes Cornel Bar, a cosy snug ideal for pre-dinner drinks; and Oriel Lounge, which is a light and spacious dedicated gallery, popular with guests for lunch or afternoon tea. Alfresco dining is available outside Oriel on the terrace.
Twr y Felin is open daily for breakfast, brunch, lunch, afternoon tea, dinner and drinks
Update October 2016
Blas Restaurant the fine dining restaurant based within Twr y Felin Hotel in St Davids has created for you a dining experience. Using local produce where ever possible your dining experience could be complimented with a selection of over twenty old world wines available for you to enjoy. Pre and post dinner the Cornel Bar is the ideal art lovers snug.
Staying at any of the Retreat Hotel Group hotels, historic Roch Castle, luxurious Penrhiw Hotel or contemporary Twr Y Felin Stay and Dine with us…
Rates per room per night, from:
£200 at Twr y Felin Hotel | £210 at Roch Castle | £190 at Penrhiw Hotel
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*Terms and Conditions: Rates are per room per night and include; accommodation, a three course dinner for two on each evening of your two night stay at The Blas Restaurant, Twr y Felin Hotel, (beverages not included) VAT, parking and WiFi. Available between October 1st 2016 and March 31st 2017. *Excludes Christmas and New Year, February Half Term, Valentines, Easter, Bank and School Holidays. Rates are based on two guests sharing a double room. Two-night minimum stay required, available between Sunday and Thursday ONLY. Not applicable to Friday or Saturday. Complimentary upgrade subject to availability. Complimentary transfers are available for guests staying at Roch Castle to Twr y Felin Hotel, at set times. A £50 per room per night non-refundable deposit is required at the time of booking. Subject to availability at the time of booking. Not available in conjunction with any other offer.