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Our local restaurants, pubs and cafes make use of great local produce and you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to shopping for arts, crafts, food and more.

Food Festival

Food Festival brings a buzz to town

The Abergavenny Food Festival brings a buzz and top chefs, artisan producers and food writers to town every September. You can buy great produce from cheese to wine, locally-reared free-range meat to jams and pickles.

Independent Shopping

Independent shops in Abergavenny

Abergavenny also has an eclectic mix of shops and boutiques. You won’t find too many chains but you will find an art shop, vintage shops, a wool shop, an old-fashioned sweet shop, toy shop  and more.

Indie Shopping

Shopping for arts and crafts

Why not visit Crickhowell (just four miles away) with its art gallery and many independent shops? Or search for more galleries and craft-makers in the area.

Cafe Culture

Enjoy our cafe culture

Sit back and relax with a cup of coffee and a slice of cake – there are many independent cafes and coffee shops in Abergavenny. Just wander round town and take your pick!

Fine Dining

Fancy fine dining?

Just up the road are two award-winning fine dining restaurants The Hardwick and The Walnut Tree.

Real Ale

Real ale fan?

The Monmouthshire countryside is home to some great real ale pubs. Check out on finding the best real ale in Monmouthshire – all within easy reach of Abergavenny.

Reading Books

Be a bookworm

Just up the road is Hay-on-Wye with its annual literary festival which takes place in early summer. The town’s second-hand bookshops are worth a rummage all year round.

More things to do

More things to do

Get in touch with the Abergavenny National Park & Tourist Information Centre for more ideas about things to do or see our Outdoor Fun pages.