Festive Food

From chocolate shops for Christmas treats to cheese decorated like Christmas puddings, speciality delicatessens to our local markets, we have something to tickle everyone's taste buds.

Festive Food

Love a local Christmas

Carmarthenshire is a foodie heaven, our butchers are second to none, local meats and personal service combine to guarantee the best Christmas foods. Visit our markets for that true local taste, why not try Albert Rees’ Carmarthen Ham, made to a recipe as old as the Romans, or treat yourself to some Etta's Royal cake, as eaten by the Queen and Prince Charles, at Carmarthen Market. Llanelli market has great seafood and an exciting mix of local treats.

Carmarthen Ham

Shopping ideas & tasty treats

For that extra specialChristmas treat visit Wrights Food Emporium at Llanarthne or The Pear Tree Deli in Ammanford, both perfect places to buy those locally produced foods you can’t do without at Christmas.

Caws Cenarth even make a cheese in the shape of a Christmas pudding or if that doesn’t take your fancy, try out mince pie flavour icecream at Cowpots in Whitland. Heavenly in Llandeilo have it all when it comes to chocolate, from chocolate Santas and snowmen to massive chocolate Christmas trees, you’re bound to be tempted!

 

Hamper ideas

Food hampers can make perfect Christmas presents - how about a luxurious selection from Ferryman in Laugharne or Blasus deli in Carmarthen? Further north, try La Patisserie in Llandovery or Ginhaus in Llandeilo?  Why not buy yourself a mini food hamper and enjoy a Winter picnic, there are plenty of stunning locations to enjoy.