32. 2 in adjacent mews, plus 2 two-bedroom cottages.
all year except 24–27 Dec.
lift, lounge, bar, tea room, restaurant, private function rooms, free Wi-Fi, in-room TV (Freeview), civil wedding licence, courtyard.
soft instrumental in restaurant and tea room.
all ages welcomed (cots free of charge, Z-beds for children up to 12 £26).
Only in the Foxhunter bar.
Amex, MasterCard, Visa.
 per room B&B from £99, D,B&B from £149. Set dinner £25, à la carte £30. 1-night bookings sometimes refused.
Good Hotel Guide Review
A ‘fine’ hotel with ‘professional yet friendly’ staff, this renovated 19th-century coaching inn is owned and run by the local Griffiths family. It is a ‘classy’ place decorated with ‘an eye for good taste’, say inspectors in 2016. (Good humour, too – look out for ‘amusing’ curtains printed with ‘amply petticoated ladies being wooed by sexy lute-players’.) Mingle with locals in the ‘handsome’ public rooms: ‘very much a town hotel’, The Angel welcomes visitors who come for drinks and casual dinners at the Foxhunter Bar, or for the ‘renowned’ afternoon tea. Bedrooms are in the main building, and adjacent mews and restored cottages nearby. ‘Our room was wonderfully comfortable and well lit, with an expansive bathroom. A sofa faced the big wall-mounted TV screen; the hospitality tray had Fairtrade teas. We appreciated the overnight shoeshine.’ Service is ‘exquisite’ in the Oak Room restaurant, where chef Wesley Hammond serves a ‘short but enticing’ menu, including ‘pecan pie good enough for Louisiana’. Wake to an extensive breakfast menu – ‘enough to satisfy a Welsh XV prop forward’ – with breakfast cocktails and good vegetarian options.
Stay Four Longer from £297
Book four consecutive nights and get 25% off our rack rates. Rates are based on double occupancy per room, per night, inclusive of VAT at 20%. Offer is applicable to four consecutive nights and applies to new bookings only. Subject to availability. Offer may not be used in conjunction with other offers or negotiated rates. Offer applies to all room types except cottages. To benefit from this offer, please mention The Good Hotel Guide when booking.
This hotel accepts room upgrade vouchers which entitle readers to a space available room upgrade. The voucher must be presented at check-in and is entirely at the hotelier’s discretion.