Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence
We are taking table bookings
(please respect our team and observe current social distancing measures).
To reserve a table contact:
The Tafarn Morlais Team
Telephone 01554 820121 Follow us on

opening times & last orders

Monday to Friday 12 noon – 4pm (last food orders 3pm) and 5pm – 10pm (last food orders 8pm).

Saturday 12 noon – 10pm (last food orders 8pm).

Sunday 12 noon – 5pm (last food orders 3pm).

A very warm welcome to Tafarn Morlais

Tafarn Morlais was formerly known as The Smiths Arms, which has occupied the village of Llangennech for decades. We are a family run business, operating a good honest, traditional community pub with a traditional freshly served food menu, served 7 days a week.

We are open 7 days a week from 12 noon with a large car park. The original part of the building started its life as a blacksmith’s centuries ago, and was developed into a pub over the years. During the Winter Months we are proud to have our open log fire burning within the front bar area, where you can eat and drink in a cosy warm environment.
We have a 5 Star Food Hygiene rating and also hold a Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence.
We are pleased to accept all major Credit & Debit Cards (except American Express).

To reasure all our customers at Tafarn Morlais

Everyone employed at the Tafarn Morlais has completed an on-line learning, testing and certification to comply with the Welsh Government current guidance on Coronavirus (Covid-19) which has been endorsed by:

Also, Food Safety, Health & Safety, Allergen Awareness and Licensing Law training.

We recognise the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower and support individuals with hidden disabilities

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Sunday Lunch Takeaway

Sunday carvery available
Sunday carvery available

"…Lots of choice for everyone."

Wine is bottled poetry
Alcohol may be mans worse enemy, but the bible says - Love your enemy!
A drunken mans words, are a sober mans thoughts!
"Beer" - A temporary solution to everything!
It only takes one to get me drunk, the problem is, I'm not sure if its the 8th or 9th!
When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading!

Would you like to hire The Snug?

For that special occasion you can book the private use of The Snug for parties of upto 18 people.
For further details telephone: 01554 820121 and speak to a friendly member of staff.

Do what you love, love what you do

Sunday carvery available
Sun trap beer garden
Gift vouchers available

Why not treat them to one of our Gift Vouchers which can be used for Food or Drinks 7 days a week. Gift Vouchers are available in denominations of £10 and upwards, and can be purchased from the staff. These are an ideal way to treat someone special.

A brief history of Llangennech

Tafarn Morlais is named after the Morlais river which flows through Llangennech and feeds into the River Loughor.

Llangennech is renowned primarily for its coal mining industry during the 20th century, this may explain the previous name for the Tafarn Morlais, ‘The Smiths Arms’.

Morlais Colliery was sited in Llangennech, near Llanelli. The first pits were sunk in 1894 by Thomas Williams & Son (Llangennech) Ltd. By 1926, ownership had changed to Evan Williams who was also chairman of the Monmouthshire and South Wales Coal Owners Association.

Morlais is notable for being one of the last Collieries in the South Wales Coalfield to have used steam for winding. Before closure, Morlais still used the same steam winding engine which had been built for the pit be Andrew Barclay & Sons of Kilmarnock in 1905.

Get in Touch

We are located just 1 minute off J48 of the M4, and easily reached from all surrounding areas.
Approximate travel times from the East for the following areas are:
Swansea – 12 minutes, Neath – 18 minutes,
Port Talbot – 20 minutes,
Neath Valley – 25 minutes, and the
Dulais Valley & Swansea Valley – 25 minutes.

1 Pontardulais Road, Llangennech,
Llanelli, Carmarthenshire SA14 8YE

Llanelli 01554 820121

opening times & Last Orders

Monday to Friday 12 noon – 3.30pm (last food orders 2pm) and 5.30 – 10pm (last food orders 8pm).
Saturday 12 noon – 10.30pm (last food orders 8.30pm).
Sunday 12 noon – 5pm (last food orders 3pm).

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