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Crispy flowering courgette
Our menus evolve every season and we do have some signature dishes that have been on our menu from the very beginning.  A firm favourite with our guests is the Crispy flowering courgette.  Head Chef Hywel Griffith shares his inspiration for the dish.

Crispy flowering courgette
Snowdonia cheese, tomato, olive and basil

Here we have a provencale inspired dish.  The courgettes are grown locally in Burry Green, Gower and the creamy punchy filling is made with cheese from my beloved home region of Snowdonia. This dish just screams Summer to me, the freshness and simplicity of the ingredients just captures what Beach House is all about…. Local, fresh and honest cooking.

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'Crispy flowering courgette'
Our menus evolve every season and we do have some signature dishes that have been on our menu from the very beginning. A firm favourite with our guests is the Crispy flowering courgette. Head Chef Hywel Griffith shares his inspiration for the dish.

Crispy flowering courgette
Snowdonia cheese, tomato, olive and basil

Here we have a provencale inspired dish. The courgettes are grown locally in Burry Green, Gower and the creamy punchy filling is made with cheese from my beloved home region of Snowdonia. This dish just screams Summer to me, the freshness and simplicity of the ingredients just captures what Beach House is all about…. Local, fresh and honest cooking.

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Edrach yn fendigedig Hywel! Diolch πŸ‘¨πŸΌ‍πŸ³πŸŒˆπŸ‘ xx

Hyfryd 🏴󠁧󠁒󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿

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The first time I tasted stuffed courgette flowers was in Lesvos and fell in love with them. Hope to taste yours one day Hwyel when you reopen xx

Well done Hwyl, nice seeing you on TV. We loved your ideas and recipies πŸ₯”πŸ₯•πŸ—πŸ¨πŸ₯§

Last time I ate one of these was in Ischia. They are so so delicious. Need to taste this 😍😍

Looks lovely so fresh your dishes are fabulous. I grow courgettes in my vegetable patch.

Last time we had courgette flowers was in Rome. No chance of a return visit so hopefully they are on the menu when we can visit you again

Can't wait for you to open . I will definitely be visiting. You made us Welsh very proud of you on TV enjoyed every minute xx Diolch yn fair i chi x

Have missed this when I’ve eaten at the restaurant before, hoping I’ll get to try it if you keep it on the menu in future πŸ˜‹

I L.O.V.E your courgette flowers - they are just completely scrumptious πŸ˜‹

Looks fabulous.x

So looking forward to see you reopening 🍷🍷

Can’t wait to get back there x

Looks stunning

Can’t wait to come back for this!

This is just torture x

So tasty πŸ˜‹

So glad you moved south!

I want - NOW!!!

Leanne Vanstone if the courgettes come! X

Whats your most popular dish?

Love that dish x

Yum πŸ˜‹

Philip courgette flowers...there’s a theme occurring I think 🍽

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β€˜Congratulations and thank you’s’

Warm congratulations to my fellow competitors Alex Greene, Niall Keating, Tom Barnes, Kerth Gumbs and Ruth Hansom on delivering such a fabulous banquet last night.  An amazing achievement for you all and lovely to watch after all that hard work and endeavour. 

I had a wonderful time on the Great British Menu series but with all of these things of course there are lots of people who we need to thank.

Melanie Sanders from @chapel58 who lovingly painted β€˜the onion’ pirate boats, Rodney Bender from Innovative Glass in Clydach for the embossed Twrch Trwth cloches, Ben Thomas at the Slate Workshop in Llanelli for the slate on β€˜the onion’, Anthony Kleinberg at Abbey Masonry in Cross Hands who crafted his interpretation of Arthur’s Stone and Claire Evans from Seasalt Pottery who made the bouche bowls, plates and golden egg.  Our fabulous designers @monddi in Pembroke who patiently designed my little children’s cookbook that beautifully illustrated the inspiration behind each dish.  And last but certainly not least Zoe and Neil Kedward, the owners of Beach House Restaurant, who worked closely with myself throughout the process as a sounding board for ideas and much, much more. All of this work was turned around in very short timeframes and so it could not have happened without everybody coming together like they did. 

I would also like to thank the producers for inviting myself onto the series.  All of us were made to feel very much at home and I personally loved every minute of the challenge, competition and camaraderie that makes the show so special.  Also a big thank you to Susan Calman who really did help lighten the atmosphere when we needed it most.  Her natural charm and good humour really did make all the difference.

We look forward to welcoming our customers back to Beach House very soon and more information on possible opening dates will follow as soon as we have clarity on that from Welsh Government.

Hywel

β€˜Congratulations and thank you’s’

Warm congratulations to my fellow competitors Alex Greene, Niall Keating, Tom Barnes, Kerth Gumbs and Ruth Hansom on delivering such a fabulous banquet last night. An amazing achievement for you all and lovely to watch after all that hard work and endeavour.

I had a wonderful time on the Great British Menu series but with all of these things of course there are lots of people who we need to thank.

Melanie Sanders from @chapel58 who lovingly painted β€˜the onion’ pirate boats, Rodney Bender from Innovative Glass in Clydach for the embossed Twrch Trwth cloches, Ben Thomas at the Slate Workshop in Llanelli for the slate on β€˜the onion’, Anthony Kleinberg at Abbey Masonry in Cross Hands who crafted his interpretation of Arthur’s Stone and Claire Evans from Seasalt Pottery who made the bouche bowls, plates and golden egg. Our fabulous designers @monddi in Pembroke who patiently designed my little children’s cookbook that beautifully illustrated the inspiration behind each dish. And last but certainly not least Zoe and Neil Kedward, the owners of Beach House Restaurant, who worked closely with myself throughout the process as a sounding board for ideas and much, much more. All of this work was turned around in very short timeframes and so it could not have happened without everybody coming together like they did.

I would also like to thank the producers for inviting myself onto the series. All of us were made to feel very much at home and I personally loved every minute of the challenge, competition and camaraderie that makes the show so special. Also a big thank you to Susan Calman who really did help lighten the atmosphere when we needed it most. Her natural charm and good humour really did make all the difference.

We look forward to welcoming our customers back to Beach House very soon and more information on possible opening dates will follow as soon as we have clarity on that from Welsh Government.

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πŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌ congratulations. You made Wales very proud.

Well done Hywel. You did yourself, the restaurant and the country proud. Consistently good dishes and so near to getting to the banquet. Pipped at the post. Really looking forward to you reopening, when this dreadful time is behind us. Your phone will be deluged. Keep safe.

Well... Hywel (and everyone else in the Beach House team)... It was inevitable that as soon as you showed your talent as a chef, but also as soon as you made the lovely Susan laugh, you were going to be the star that we knew you were from the moment we opened the wooden and slate bread box in the first week you opened. I should warn you though about some serious legal consequences! As a lawyer presently working from home I have been drafting some new Welsh legislation to deal with any future crisis. How it works is this... if you are ever offered a place anywhere else the “Hywel Held at Home Just For Us (Wales) Act” will kick in. The First Minister has confirmed that if anyone tries to take you away from Oxwich you will immediately be arrested and held in lockdown in that storage container used by the water sports guys in the car park. You will only be allowed to walk, not drive, and will only be allowed to do essential activities (which in Schedule 22 it specifically says only includes one thing: cooking for us in the Beach House) πŸ˜‰ Seriously... great couple of weeks watch you shine. One of these days (goodness knows when) we’ll go and catch some Gower fish...

Did Yourself and Wales proud, Hywel. Probably my favourite series of the last couple of years. Be prepared for a party of about 20 of us to celebrate our 40th anniversary next year. ❀️🌈

Well done Hywel you did wales proud πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ Looking forward to bringing my family down XX

Congratulations, well done, loved the whole series, you certainly put your heart and soul into every course you presented, well done Hywel x

Well done. Your dishes looked amazing. The Beach House was on our list of restaurants to go to this summer so hopefully we will get there sometime πŸ™ŒπŸ»

Well done Hywel I really enjoyed the show . Yours dishes looked fantastic, such a talent .πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰ Congratulations and best wishes 😊

You did Gower and Wales proud Hywel....you made a wonderful contribution and put The Beach House rightly on the best places to eat list....well done & hopefully be visiting again soon πŸ‘

Well done, you should feel so proud of yourself, your dishes were amazing, and your professionalism and passion for your craft shone. Can’t wait to be able to visit Oxwich again soon x

We have loved watching you on the show. Congratulations Hywel.πŸ™Œ

You’ve done yourself, your family and Wales so proud dude. Massive congratulations. Miss you big fella. X

Many congratulations to you and all the other individuals who helped you to deliver those stunning props and dishes themselves.Can't wait for the Beach House to open again.You are the pride of Wales, showing great character and cameraderie with the rest of the chefs on the show. Your interaction with susan was great, very entertaining!!

Congratulations Hywel, you did Wales proud !!

It was a fabulous series and Hywel we watched hoping you’d get through. You came so close with some wonderful dishes πŸ’– xx

Well done Hywel , look forward to the reopening of the Beach house.

Congratulations Hywel Thoroughly enjoyed the series and felt certain you would get to the banquet. ... so I look forward to next year! Looking forward to being able to eat again at the Beach House ASAP .

You were a great contestant very well done indeed xx

I loved watching you cook and compete with the best. So nearly there at the banquet! Well done and best wishes for every success in the future. πŸ†

Well done Hywel! You did us proud! 🏴󠁧󠁒󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 Loved watching the show - so much talent! Can’t wait to come back to the Beach House

Excellent effort Hywel and congratulations all round. Thoroughly enjoyed your contribution.

Well done congratulations. Can’t wait to get into the restaurant again x

Well done on your amazing dishes, please try again next year as you deserve to cook at a banquet!! Felt proud watching you πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

Amazing! Really looking forward to a visit soon....... Very well done πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

We were shouting come on !! we want Hywel at the TV !! Your dishes were amazing fabulous... well done indeed!!πŸ’•xxx

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Great British Menu

What a week it has been and were sure youll agree it has been an absolute pleasure to watch our Head Chef Hywel Griffith compete in this years series of #greatbritishmenu and represent Wales.  

From winning the Welsh heats, to coming in the top 3 twice, throughout the series Hywel has not only demonstrated his first class culinary skills but has shown the nation what we see everyday, which is the genuine, humble and friendly guy.  

We cant wait to watch the banquet tonight and wish all the remaining chefs the best of luck! 

Well done Hywel, as always we are so very proud of you.

'Great British Menu'

What a week it has been and we're sure you'll agree it has been an absolute pleasure to watch our Head Chef Hywel Griffith compete in this year's series of #greatbritishmenu and represent Wales.

From winning the Welsh heats, to coming in the top 3 twice, throughout the series Hywel has not only demonstrated his first class culinary skills but has shown the nation what we see everyday, which is the genuine, humble and friendly guy.

We can't wait to watch the banquet tonight and wish all the remaining chefs the best of luck!

Well done Hywel, as always we are so very proud of you.
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Can’t wait for you to open, waiting to travel from Cydweli Carmarthenshire to eat xxx

So near, yet so far. I would quite happily demolish any of the dishes you’ve cooked up through the last couple of weeks. You’ve done Gower and Wales proud. Can’t wait for our 40th anniversary meal at the Beach House, next year. Fingers crossed life has some normality back by then. πŸ‘πŸ˜Žβ€οΈπŸŒˆ

Watching Hywel on GBM has definitely encouraged us to visit your restaurant. Well done Hywel! We're not too far away, so hope to visit soon.

Well done Hywel for a great effort. Thought you were unlucky with the Peacock Pie and the Golden Egg! Would love to see both on the Beach House menu πŸ‘πŸ»

I cannot get into messenger owing to my change of email address and the Facebook and messenger are not compatible. However with my daughter living in Horton I might come to your restaurant once this continuous virus allows us.

Really enjoyed seeing you on the programme I thought you made fabulous food and deserved to cook at the banquet. Will eat again at your restaurant soon I hope best of luck

So unlucky with the golden egg, should have won with that πŸ˜• What a grand job though and your personality really shone through. Can’t wait to come and taste your food again soon. Well done! πŸ‘

Have loved watching the last week, you have done Wales proud.

Well done Hywel ... you should have been cooking in the banquet .... you definitely had the best desert!!πŸ₯°πŸ₯‚xxx

Great work Hywel. Fantastic representation for Wales and The Beach House . xx

Absolutely - as much as his food looked literally incredible, I loved how gracious and encouraging he was towards the other chefs. respect,H. That’s rare x

I’ve been rooting for Hywel all week. Only been lucky to get in with you once, but can’t wait to come again. πŸ˜‹β€οΈ

Hywel huge congratulations you are an excellent chef and a natural on TV! Book me a table for whenever you have a guest chefs GBM night it will be amazing! We are so lucky to have you and Beach House in Swansea. We just need you to be able to open up again xx

Well done Hywel, you were very unlucky but your food looked outstanding. Llongyfarchiadau mawr πŸ‘πŸ΄σ §σ ’σ ·σ ¬σ ³σ Ώ

Can't agree more! Can't wait till we can come to the Gower once more. Think the Orton family will be planning a massive reunion at the beach house. Well done and every good wish for you all in these trying times.

Well Done Hywel. Loved the series and look forward to visiting The Beach House for the first time. πŸ˜€πŸ΄σ §σ ’σ ·σ ¬σ ³σ Ώ

Hywel, hard luck!Robbed at the last by inferior desserts.Even the rest of the pros thought u would get it!! We are all very proud of the way you performed, the way you helped other chefs out, your honest comments on tasting other chefs dishes and the way you came over on tv, unhurried, in control with a big grin on your face!!You obviously enjoyed being there, hope you get another opportunity!!Loved watching you work to produce your dishes!!Hope to see you in the Beach House once this Covid madness is over!!

We've eaten a fair few times at the Beach House, so are aware of Hwyel's fabulous culinary skills but his personality really really shone through too. It's funny how that also makes you decide whether or not you'd like to eat at a chef's establishment. So looking forward to coming back.

Well done Hywel. You did Wales proud. We were going to come to your restaurant for our anniversary in April but couldn’t because of the lockdown. We’ll definitely be paying a visit when we can πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»

Loved every minute, and yes very generous and humble when tasting everyone else’s , which couldn’t always be said for the others ... I do hope the peacock pie and the golden egg shows their faces at the Beach house πŸ₯°

Well done! Hope some of those dishes will be on the menu when you’re able to reopen the Beach House πŸ˜€

Well done Hywel, what a week it’s been! Loved watching you and your food looked stunning. x

I hope we see some of the ideas on the Beach House menu! Can’t wait for you to reopen! Xxx

Huge Congratulations Hywel you were amazing and did yourself proud, Wales and The Beach House well done

Well done Hywel ! You did Wales proud! So close ! πŸ˜ƒX

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We were on the edge of our seats watching Hywel on last nights #greatbritishmenu. 

What a great achievement to get to the final three chefs, it was so close with only 1 point difference. His β€˜King Arthur Peacock Pie’ and medieval banquet was really something special. 

We can’t wait to watch tonight where the chefs will be competing for the dessert course and Hywel will be serving his fabulous β€˜Golden Egg’. BBC2, 8pm. 

Great British Menu

We were on the edge of our seats watching Hywel on last nights #greatbritishmenu.

What a great achievement to get to the final three chefs, it was so close with only 1 point difference. His β€˜King Arthur Peacock Pie’ and medieval banquet was really something special.

We can’t wait to watch tonight where the chefs will be competing for the dessert course and Hywel will be serving his fabulous β€˜Golden Egg’. BBC2, 8pm.

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Only one point. It’s tight at the top. Da iawn Hywel. Fingers crossed for tonight πŸ‘

Nail biting stuff 🀦🏼‍♀️ ‘come on’ the egg πŸ™ŒπŸ»

Well done Hywel, your Golden Egg should do it, good luck x

Hard lines Hywel You'll have to add your dishes to the menu

As soon as we are out of lockdown I will come to eat your gold egg.

Fab last night. Now bring on the dessert. I want a golden egg

🏴󠁧󠁒󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 da iawn Hywsyn x

So were we

Sarah Saunders

O Bois bach heno cer am dano Bob lwc

Soooo close! 🀦 What a professional, well done Hywel. You and your food are coming across as top class, which we, who have been fortunate enough to eat at The Beach House, already knew. Can't wait wait to get back there.

Well done Hywel you've done Wales and yourself proud and not forgetting The Beach House looking forward to dessert

Thought it was the best one there!!Hywel shows his mettle by not stressing on being a little late on service, ensuring his pie was cooked properly before serving it to the judges.He is also very helpful to all the other chefs!!Good luck tonight, hope the Golden Egg is your golden ticket to the banquet!!

Brilliant night so close 🦚 πŸ₯§

Well done Hywel. Amazing cooking as usual. You have certainly brought to the attention of the whole UK how excellent is the quality of Welsh chefs and Welsh produce.

Can’t wait to have another fab dining experience @ the BH ! Love the way most chefs help each other out when on a deadline but the judges are so annoying

really thought you deserved to win with your amazing main course πŸ‘πŸ‘ you did Wales proud

Hywel was brilliant - unflappable and very honest about his talented rivals. Can’t wait to eat his food again soon!

So close with only one point separating all three chefs! Pob Lwc heno Hywel! πŸ‘πŸ΄σ §σ ’σ ·σ ¬σ ³σ Ώ

The pie looked amazing! Hope he does it tonight with dessert!

Hoping it makes its way onto the beach house’s menu! Fingers crossed 🀞 x

great dish... making Wales proud

Well done , it was so close

I thought he nailed it last night .

Well done Hywel.

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Yes, he did eat the last bit of crumpet!

We’ve loved watching Hywel and Susan bond through this series of #greatbritishmenu, what a great addition to the programme she has been.

Don’t forget to tune in to tonight’s episode on BB2, 8pm to see Hywel serve his delicious King Arthur inspired β€˜Peacock Pie’.
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I would love to see your Great British Menu Main Course ‘King Arthur’s Stone Peacock Pie’ served at the Beach House πŸ˜‹

Hywel. We will be cheering you on x

Pob lwc Hywel

Pob llwyddiant i ti Hywel x

Fabulous effort and cooking last night. Well done Hywel! One point! πŸ™ˆEverything crossed for your golden egg dessert! 🏴󠁧󠁒󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿🏴󠁧󠁒󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿🏴󠁧󠁒󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿

We watched tonight with bated breath Hywel! So proud... one point in it behind a stunning main course in fairness. I have said to Lee throughout... “the Egg will get there... the Egg will do it”. Roll on tomorrow. What has been great to see as well is what a natural you are on there. Confident in your own talent but so generous with the others... a born TV star

I really think she likes him. She is so funny and Hywel responds well to her πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

Well done tonight getting closer maybe your pudding will do the trick good luck tomorrow πŸ‘

Brilliant chemistry with those two, really enjoy watching them.

Perfect Gentleman , also calm cool and collect and saved the best for last

I think Susan is a great addition as well. Good luck Hywel

Loved the pirate theme. I'm not sure if Hywel is aware he comes from a line of Welsh sea captains. His Nain and my mum were sisters πŸ™‚

Good luck for tomorrow. You’re making Wales proud x

We are so hoping you get through xx

Aww gutted you come second tonight Hywel well done thou

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Hywel will be disappointed to come 3rd in the starters for his Legend of Twrch Trwyth.   All his dishes were delicious as we were fortunate enough to test them all, so we are still hopeful that he gets to the banquet with one of his remaining courses. 

Watch the fish course final tonight at 8pm on BBC2.

Hywel will be disappointed to come 3rd in the starters for his Legend of Twrch Trwyth. All his dishes were delicious as we were fortunate enough to test them all, so we are still hopeful that he gets to the banquet with one of his remaining courses.

Watch the fish course final tonight at 8pm on BBC2.
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Only the true king can draw the sword from the stone..prove it tonight!!Good luck!!We are all rooting for you

Keeping everything crossed for tonight.

Da iawn Hywel.pob lwc heno.πŸ‘πŸ΄σ §σ ’σ ·σ ¬σ ³σ Ώ

Pob lwc heno Hywel! πŸ‘πŸ΄σ §σ ’σ ·σ ¬σ ³σ ΏπŸ½οΈ

Cadw ati Hywel

He was unlucky. Any other year he would have come top. The standard was incredibly high last night. Fingers crossed for this evening!

Would love to try that dish. Please put it on the menu when you reopen, it was clearly delicious πŸ˜‹ the judges loved it.

Hello, are you answering Facebook messages? I’ve tried calling as well with no luck Beach House Restaurant, Oxwich thank you

Doing great work and so cool 😎 Pob lwc Hywel πŸ€žπŸ΄σ §σ ’σ ·σ ¬σ ³σ ΏπŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

Get your pirate vibe on and pressgang the judges into awarding you 1st place(plaice?? cos its fish!!) You deserve it!!A yo ho ho and a bottle of rum might also do the trick!!

Hywel did well onwards and upwards good luck for the rest of the dishes

So close between the top three, I thought... fingers crossed for tonight.

All the best for tonight!

He was unlucky indeed, but also so fortunate to do so well with the starter dish, at his 1st time of being in the competition, well done Hywel Griffith laaaaa, doing n.wales so proud. Roll on the pirate ship I say, thats a winner for sure.... and the pudding....

He was unlucky it looked delicious

All the best Hywel.

Good luck 🀞

It was so close between the top three

Da Iawn top 7 in the uk is not bad πŸ˜€

He's done do well

Fingers crossed

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High stds great viewing though,looking forward to tasting them soon in oxwich

All the best for tonight Hywel

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ITS FINALS WEEK. 

Don’t miss Hywel In the final of #GreatBritishMenu every night this week at 8pm on BBC2.

IT'S FINALS WEEK.

Don’t miss Hywel In the final of #GreatBritishMenu every night this week at 8pm on BBC2.
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You’ve won our custom for sure πŸ‘πŸ‘Œ

Hope to visit you when times are safer again.

Many thanks for this reminder. Looking forward to seeing this!

Pob lwc Hywel πŸ‘πŸ΄σ §σ ’σ ·σ ¬σ ³σ Ώ

Smasho fe Hywel, pob lwc i ti!!! πŸ΄σ §σ ’σ ·σ ¬σ ³σ ΏπŸ§‘πŸΌ‍πŸ³πŸ΄σ §σ ’σ ·σ ¬σ ³σ ΏπŸ§‘πŸΌ‍πŸ³πŸ΄σ §σ ’σ ·σ ¬σ ³σ ΏπŸ§‘πŸΌ‍🍳

Pob lwc i ti Hywel!! Bydd y teulu Jones yn dy gefnogi!!πŸ₯³πŸ₯³

Pob Lwc Hywel! Edrych ymlaen i weld ti yn ennill!! πŸ½οΈπŸ‘πŸ΄σ §σ ’σ ·σ ¬σ ³σ Ώ

Pob lwc Hywel!! Croesi popeth

πŸ˜‰ in bocca al lupo

Pob lwc Hywel

Pob Lwc Hywel

Pob lwc

Pob lwc i ti Hywel

Pob Lwc Hywel Griffith, you got this.

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Best wishes You'll be great do Wales proud xx

Good luck Hywel...everything crossed for you 🀞 But you are amazing anyway

Good luck Hywel, we will be watching

Very best of Luck x

Pob Lwc i chi Hywel. Bring it home for Wales πŸ‘πŸ΄σ §σ ’σ ·σ ¬σ ³σ Ώ

Good luck Hywel x

Good luck Hywel, you can smash this πŸ₯°

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And the winner is...

Huge congratulations to our Head Chef Hywel Griffith who has won the regional week on #greatbritishmenu and will be flying the flag for Wales. We can’t wait to watch him in the finals and compete against some incredible chefs. 

We couldn’t be more proud x

And the winner is...

Huge congratulations to our Head Chef Hywel Griffith who has won the regional week on #greatbritishmenu and will be flying the flag for Wales. We can’t wait to watch him in the finals and compete against some incredible chefs.

We couldn’t be more proud x
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Aww that’s amazing! Congratulations Hywel, I’ve enjoyed watching him and the creations he’s made! Hope they will feature at the restaurant?! Can’t wait to make a reservation when the lockdown is over X

Congratulations 🎊 We loved his menu. Soooo looking forward to rebooking our meal cancelled because of lockdown. Let's hope Beach House can open again very soon.

Well done Hywel. Your Nain is proud of you!

Huge Congratulations Hywel so happy for you. Pleased you made the changes absolutely fabulous well done. I'm sure you'll get to the banquet xx

A huge congrats Hywel bach! Llon ei haeddu! 'Yr wΕ· aur!!! Well deserved! Amazing! An asset to our little 'Cymru fach'!!! πŸ‘πŸ’•

Fantastic! Congratulations! Good luck in the finals. πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

Fantastic! Hoping life will be back to normal soon in time for our anniversary! 🀞🏻Please can we have a golden egg when we come?! 😍😍

Well done! You’ve been fantastic this week - tough competition and fierce critics, you thoroughly deserve to be at the banquet

Congratulations a great showcase for Wales 🏴󠁧󠁒󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 and @WelshChefs

Congratulations H well done nobody deserves this more than you. Now go win the lot.

Saw the show and thought Hywel was brilliant!!! Well done and good luck.

Absolutely awesome well done to Hywel and the background team.

Congratulations and really well done- good luck for the finals

Congrats Hywel! Well deserved! Any chance you’ll be adding the Golden Egg dessert to your menu at the Beach House?😍

So well deserved. Fantastic result, well done Hywel x

Congratulations to Head Chef Hywel! We rooted for you πŸ†

Congratulations Hywel. A really impressive effort tonight. Well done.

Knew you'd do it Hywel! Hope to be back at the Beach House soon πŸ™‚

Fabulous!!!! Congratulations look forward to tasting your culinary delights when beach house opens again!!!!! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ†πŸ†πŸ†πŸ†.

Well done Hywel I hope you go all the way to the banquet. We cant wait to come back after lockdown

Well done Hywel! So, so pleased and can’t wait to come back to the Beach House !

Well done! So happy you got through. Can’t wait to visit your restaurant x

Congratulations ! Please put The Golden egg on your puds menu !! Been a gripping week x

We have decided that a visit to your restaurant and a mammoth Oxwich and Three Cliffs walk as far as our legs will take us will be our first post lockdown outing and treat, cannot wait!

Wonderful! But not surprised x x x x well done, you have worked so hard x x

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Don’t miss the last episode of the Welsh heat for #greatbritishmenu tonight as the brilliant Tom Phillips and our Head Chef Hywel battle it out for a place in the finals.  

Are you as nervous as we are here in the Gower waiting to hear the judges verdict on the dishes?

Watch tonight on BBC2 at 8pm.

Great British Menu Hywel Griffith
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Don’t miss the last episode of the Welsh heat for #greatbritishmenu tonight as the brilliant Tom Phillips and our Head Chef Hywel battle it out for a place in the finals.

Are you as nervous as we are here in the Gower waiting to hear the judges verdict on the dishes?

Watch tonight on BBC2 at 8pm.

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I've never been so nervous watching one of these shows. Absolutely fantastic and well deserved. Well done πŸ˜πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰

So happy for you Hywel you've done Wales proud. Huge Congratulations so pleased you made the changes just the best result fabulous. I'm sure you'll go to the banquet Best Wishes well done indeed xx

The best of luck Hywel. Must be hard keeping stumps.πŸ™‚

Pob lwc 🀞🀞🀞

Gwych - llongyfarchiadau πŸ‘

Llongrats cynnes πŸ₯‚πŸ΄σ §σ ’󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿♥️

Yes, all the best, it has been brilliant so far.

I liked all of them, but very happy Hywel won .

Congratulations Hywel!!!

Llongyfarchiadau gwresog Hywel!! 🏴󠁧󠁒󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿

Llongyfarchiadau i ti Hywel. Da iawn. Ymlaen yn nawr at y '' banquet '' 🏴󠁧󠁒󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿

Pob lwc Hywel. Gobeitho cal dod i fwyta pan fydd pethe n i normal

Llongyfarchiadau Hywel

Llongyfarchiadau am ennill ac i gynrychioli Cymru. Pob lwc. πŸ‘

Pob lwc Hywel 🀞

Rob Jones

Awwww I missed it 😩😟

I saw the first episode yesterday, the competition was hard. Good luck! 頑弡ってください!

You’ve done amazing. Fingers crossed for you 🀞🏼

Come on Hywel - we can’t wait to visit the restaurant once this is all over

Please let me know when you will have a bread course, I would love to come to learn how you make your wonderful bread.

Will be watching 😁

Oh my goodness, very well done Hywel. Absolutely fantastic and very well deserved win πŸ™‚

Well done Hywel ! Looked fab

Good luck Hywel I will be watching finger's all crossed

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β€˜The Golden Egg, Willy Wonka’ #greatbritishmenu 

Hywel’s last dish to the pass was this beautiful dessert based on #charlieandthechocolatefactory.

β€˜The Golden Egg, Willy Wonka’ #greatbritishmenu

Hywel’s last dish to the pass was this beautiful dessert based on #charlieandthechocolatefactory.
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HyfrydπŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

Bendigedig Hywel! x

Gary Thomas

The duck egg custard dessert that is often on the menu is my absolute favourite ....

I hope you have put some chocolate in, it looks fabulous

I’m going to have to snooze your posts, I’m a day behind with my viewings πŸ˜‚

Looks amazing

Edrych Yn hyfryd

Stupendo

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Ieuan Orwig look πŸ˜πŸ‘πŸΌ

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Hywel’s first dish on tonight’s #greatbritishmenu is inspired by the legend of King Arthur, with King Arthur’s stone situated not far from our restaurant on the Gower. 

β€˜King Arthur’s Peacock Pie’, a medieval feast inclusive of a sword being pulled out of a stone!

Hywel’s first dish on tonight’s #greatbritishmenu is inspired by the legend of King Arthur, with King Arthur’s stone situated not far from our restaurant on the Gower.

β€˜King Arthur’s Peacock Pie’, a medieval feast inclusive of a sword being pulled out of a stone!
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Da iawn Hywel πŸ‘πŸ‘ x

Da iawn Hywel πŸ‘πŸ‘ x

Hyfrid Howells. Da iawn ti.

Gwych iawn HywelπŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

Da iawn Hywel

Bravissimo

Weld yn hyfryd

Da iawn ti.

Fantastic look forward to seeing you in the finals , and will definitely be coming to oxwich when home again to the Swansea valley to try out some of your delights!!! Excellent job good luck!!!

Your dessert saved the day for you. Well done.

Well done Hywel,, keep up the good work

I would love to see this dish on your menu at the Beach House xx

Well done, just waiting to see if you took the comments on board about roast potatoes and chocolate in the desert. I will find out tonight

Brilliant, well done on getting through πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»xx

Brill! Well done got through! Da iawn ti! πŸ‘πŸ‘

Congratulations πŸ‘πŸ‘

Well done

Well done!

Red to go there when we can x

Scraped through phew πŸ‘

Well done

Well done

Looking forward to tonight’s episode. 🀞

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Pirate Hywel took over to serve his fish dish β€˜Recipes of a Gourmet Pirate’, inspired by Welsh author #ClaireFayers and her book The Accidental Pirates: Voyage to the Magical North #greatbritishmenu ... See MoreSee Less

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Last restaurant we ate in, for the 4th time, before the lockdown...spoke to Hywel about the show but he gave nothing away, obvs!! will be back next March for another visit πŸ‘

1st meal out after lockdown Dianne Stephenson x

Kayleigh Evans

First thing we will do when allowed is to head across Gower to breath out a heavy sigh of relief and breath in those incredible aromas... In the meantime tonight Lee Evans and I will be riveted to the TV watching Episode 2. Go Hywel you can do this!!

I thought his fish dish was fantastic... I’m so looking forward to going back to the Beach House when all this is lifted... it has to be one of my most favourite restaurants πŸ‘

Congratulations Hywel Well done!

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What a start for Head Chef Hywel Griffith on tonight’s #greatbritishmenu. His starter dish is inspired by the Legend of Twrch Trwyth, where he served a pigs cheek, with an onion puree & pickled pear.

Big thank you to Rodney Bender from Innovative Glass in Clydach for the embossed cloche’s which were wonderful.

What a start for Head Chef Hywel Griffith on tonight’s #greatbritishmenu. His starter dish is inspired by the Legend of Twrch Trwyth, where he served a pigs cheek, with an onion puree & pickled pear.

Big thank you to Rodney Bender from Innovative Glass in Clydach for the embossed cloche’s which were wonderful.
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Llongyfarchiadau Hywel.bob lwc.xx

Gwych iawn πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

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Well Done - fantastic food! Hope the little illustrated book helped promote each course!

Well done, I never watch cookery programmes but this was well worth watching and can't wait to see the Beach House open again.

Well done Hywel, your starter had me drooling. Can’t wait to taste it πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸΌ@the Beach House

All looked beautiful, well done. Remember Rodney Bender teaching when I was at art foundation, great to see his work too

Well done! Can’t wait for the next episode!

Hywel your food looked amazing, can't wait for tonight's episode and to visit when things get back to normal xx

Well done Hywel and the other three chefs ....great cooking , hope a dish gets to the banquet

Well done Hywel, can't wait for tonight's dish sending positive good wishes to a brilliant chef.

Congratulations Hywel so pleased you made the changes. Brilliant result so happy for you and I'm sure you'll get to the banquet. Well done indeed Yippee xx

Well done and good luck for the next round. Hoping that Pigs Cheek dish will be on the menu next time we come to the Beach House!

Super dishes! Well done! Gwych! Da iawn wir! Looking forward for more inspiring dishes tomorrow night! πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ€—

Loved your dishes. Def doing Wales proud. Well done.

Was really exciting to watch! Looking forward to tomorrow night's episode!

Watched the episode. Well done Hywel. We intend booking with you for our 40th anniversary next year. Pub Lwc i chi. πŸ‘

LLONGYFARCHIADAU! Been waiting for this. Great to see a real Welsh connection to the brief. We've decided a return to a Beach House tasting menu is at the top of our post lockdown list of things to do.

A great dish, good luck xx

Routing for a top guy and a brilliant chef!!! Xx

But that pirate ship! Wow! Good luck H. X

Come on Hywel. Looking calm, confident and in control.

Food looked amazing!

Well done. It looked amazing

Looked amazing xx

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It all starts on BBC2 tomorrow evening at 8pm.

Surely a must watch for all our guests at Beach House.
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β€˜Hywel prides himself on cooking with the very finest Welsh produce.’

Lovely to see Hywel and Beach House in this teaser for tomorrow nights #greatbritishmenu. We can’t wait to watch it! X
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Well done πŸ‘

Pob lwc o Pesda Hywel! xx

Bwyd wych a awyrgull a gwasanaeth da.

Di Hamblin

Megbert Eynon πŸ‘€πŸ‘€πŸ‘€

Tim Macdermott

Congratulations Hywel on winning the welsh heat of GBM .Thoroughly deserved .it would be great to have an evening with those dishes. Cant wait for Beach House to open again. Good luck in the cook off for the final of G BM

I cannot wait! I love the beach house! My brother loves James Sommerins in Penarth. It’s east vs west this week with ex GBM winner James’ daughter cooking as well. I’ve been to both and they are both AMAZING, though beach house pips it for me, I can’t wait to go back, I’ve £100 voucher to use from Christmas x

One of my favourite restaurants....food and service is always awesome

So close last night for main course .really thought you had nailed it .love to have that dish at beach house

One of my most favourite places to eat and what a setting!! Good Luck!

Love watching this programme..good luck xx

Absolutely awesome! Well done!

Good luck Hywel!!

This is on my wish list when this madness is over x

Good luck.

ED GRINSTED

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β€ͺβ€˜Don’t miss Hywel on Great British Menu’ 

Starts Wednesday at 8pm on BBC2.  This years theme is Children’s Literature and so we are sure to see some Welsh Myths and Legends.

Best of luck Chef. X 

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β€ͺβ€˜Don’t miss Hywel on Great British Menu’

Starts Wednesday at 8pm on BBC2. This years theme is Children’s Literature and so we are sure to see some Welsh Myths and Legends.

Best of luck Chef. X

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Pob Lwc 😊

Richard Burnell ❀️

Pob lwc a dymuniadau gorau Hywel. Edrych mlaen i'r pennod nos yfory

Hope you win Hywel

Beti Lyn Alwyn-Jones

Rosemary Purdie

Wayne Lodwig

Helen Davies

We will be wouldn’t miss this for the world

Nick Jeeves look!!!!

Georgia Thomas

Jackie Gallagher

Hayley Easen

So looking forward to seeing this!!

Wouldn’t miss it !

Sion Stephens we can watch this πŸ™‚

More things to look forward to Samantha Cashmore

Alyx Peters

Best wishes I always watch this can't wait for Wednesday good luck

Tim Evans have you seen this dad? Xx

Hoping there’ll be green wild garlic in there somewhere!

We'll be cheering for Georgia Sommerin of Restaurant James sommerin...go Georgia 😘😘😘

Good luck.xxx

✌️✌️✌️

Genuinely looking forward to this!!

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Looking forward to enjoying this summertime favourite on Hywel’s menu when we are safe to reopen.

This is Oxwich Bay Lobster straight off the boat with grapefruit gel and butter sauce, charred gem lettuce, sea purslane and sweetbread wrapped in crispy potato. Yum, yum....

#lookingforward #eatwithuslater

Looking forward to enjoying this summertime favourite on Hywel’s menu when we are safe to reopen.

This is Oxwich Bay Lobster straight off the boat with grapefruit gel and butter sauce, charred gem lettuce, sea purslane and sweetbread wrapped in crispy potato. Yum, yum....

#lookingforward #eatwithuslater
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Jade Rees can’t wait ❀️🌈

Keith Johnson

Mathew Penri

Jo Thorne

Jack Smith 🀀

Vicky Snelling ❀❀

Stephen Ace πŸ˜‹

I can almost taste it!! My favourite summer dish I have it every time we come Hope we can visit soon. Stay safe. X

We have Christmas present for the beach house and please can I have lobster when we comeπŸ˜‹πŸ˜‹πŸ˜

Yum yum must visit when we back to normal love lobster 🦞

Something wonderful to look forward to.

Ohhh my goodness that sounds gorgeous xx

Available when needed! 😊

Man that looks good!

Oh my days looks amazing

So looking forward to visiting

Oh I love lobster πŸ‘πŸ‘

I can’t wait! πŸ˜‹ Xx

You’re teasing us.😍

One place e l must go when we can x

Cant wait.xx

Oh yum!!

Oh my 😍😍😍

Scrummy

James Birchwood please can we go here after lockdown? πŸ˜‹πŸ˜‹πŸ’™ xx

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Our Laverbread Bread Recipe

Thanks again for your messages of support and we do hope to see you all soon!  

Now, we know some of our regular guests are especially missing Hywels special laverbread bread so in order to have a bit of Beach House at home, Hywel is sharing his recipe! 

Good luck and we look forward to seeing your pictures, 
x 

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Recipe:   We use 1/2lb tins for the bread here at Beach House but you can use whatever size you prefer.  This batch will make approx. 12 mini loafs which are great for dinner parties and are suitable to freeze. 

Recipe

350g Water
1g Dried yeast
275g Extra strong bread flour

Mix all ingredients well, clingfilm bowl and allow to prove overnight, the dough will triple in size and then fall slightly.  The mix should be like a thick batter at this stage.

1050g Extra strong flour
24g Salt
5g Dried yeast
271g Ice cold water

Place all ingredients in a bowl with a dough hook, mix on a slow speed for 1 minute, add the starter dough then continue to mix for 30 minutes on a slow speed.

The dough by this stage should be springy, damp to touch but not wet and sticky and have a slight sheen to it.  Cover with clingfilm and allow to prove to twice the size in a cool environment (not in the fridge but not some where hot or in direct sunlight).

300g laver bread
250g giant oats
Cold water

When the dough has doubled in size, tip out on to a floured bench and knock the dough back.

For the 1/2lb tins take 185g of dough and pin out to 1cm thick.  Place a layer of laver bread over the dough and fold over.  Brush with the cold water and roll in the giant oats.  Place in to the greased tins.

Once all dough is used then clingfilm the tins lightly to allow to prove once again in a cool environment, the dough will prove over double in size.   

Bake at 210c for 14 minutes.

Chefs tip -  when placing the bread in to bake throw some water into the base of the oven to generate steam, this is what gives the awesome crust to the bread.

If you have frozen the loaves, once defrosted bake for 3-4min in a 160c oven to reheat.

'Our Laverbread Bread Recipe'

Thanks again for your messages of support and we do hope to see you all soon!

Now, we know some of our regular guests are especially missing Hywel's special laverbread bread so in order to have a bit of Beach House at home, Hywel is sharing his recipe!

Good luck and we look forward to seeing your pictures,
x

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Recipe: We use 1/2lb tins for the bread here at Beach House but you can use whatever size you prefer. This batch will make approx. 12 mini loafs which are great for dinner parties and are suitable to freeze.

Recipe

350g Water
1g Dried yeast
275g Extra strong bread flour

Mix all ingredients well, clingfilm bowl and allow to prove overnight, the dough will triple in size and then fall slightly. The mix should be like a thick batter at this stage.

1050g Extra strong flour
24g Salt
5g Dried yeast
271g Ice cold water

Place all ingredients in a bowl with a dough hook, mix on a slow speed for 1 minute, add the starter dough then continue to mix for 30 minutes on a slow speed.

The dough by this stage should be springy, damp to touch but not wet and sticky and have a slight sheen to it. Cover with clingfilm and allow to prove to twice the size in a cool environment (not in the fridge but not some where hot or in direct sunlight).

300g laver bread
250g giant oats
Cold water

When the dough has doubled in size, tip out on to a floured bench and knock the dough back.

For the 1/2lb tins take 185g of dough and pin out to 1cm thick. Place a layer of laver bread over the dough and fold over. Brush with the cold water and roll in the giant oats. Place in to the greased tins.

Once all dough is used then clingfilm the tins lightly to allow to prove once again in a cool environment, the dough will prove over double in size.

Bake at 210c for 14 minutes.

Chefs tip - when placing the bread in to bake throw some water into the base of the oven to generate steam, this is what gives the awesome crust to the bread.

If you have frozen the loaves, once defrosted bake for 3-4min in a 160c oven to reheat.
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🀞no 1/2 lb loaf tins. Let’s see what happens tomorrow. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

I am coeliac and often find eating out to be quite a stressful experience, except for when I visit the Beach House. It is by far my favourite restaurant; the staff are knowledgeable, reassuring and the food (especially adapted from the menu to be coeliac-suitable) is out of this world. Last time I came with my family, I was served an amazing homemade gluten free loaf. Could you possibly share the recipe for that? I’ve never had any success making my own!

It is delicious.... happy memories ❀️

Omg omg no I haven’t..now you’ll definitely have to find your flour🀣🀣

Look forward to attempting the recipe... it won’t taste the same without the views. Look forward to be back when this is over. Thank you for sharing!

Great let me just find some lava bread in middle England 🧐. Gutted love this bread! Frantically search for frozen lava bread!!!

This is my favourite, it’s just the best. πŸ˜‹πŸ˜‹πŸ˜‹

We will come with you. XX πŸ΄σ §σ ’σ ·σ ¬σ ³σ ΏπŸ‡¬πŸ‡Έ

Best I have ever eaten

Michael Mike Solomon this sounds yummy.x

Any chance of the bara brith soufflé recipe?

Dorothy Hughes... xxx

Collette A Kevin Roberts

Dwlu ar hwn x

Gemma Hosking

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Matthew Lewis

Aaron David

Tash Smith Claire Howell πŸ˜‹πŸ˜‹πŸ˜‹πŸ’•

Clare Lloyd

Scott Miller 😲

Mary Frances Johnstone

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Happy Easter to all of our friends, guests and followers and we hope you all had a lovely weekend. Head Chef Hywel Griffith can’t wait to get back into the kitchen and share this beautiful view.

Stay safe and we’ll see you soon. From all the team at Beach House x

Happy Easter to all of our friends, guests and followers and we hope you all had a lovely weekend. Head Chef Hywel Griffith can’t wait to get back into the kitchen and share this beautiful view.

Stay safe and we’ll see you soon. From all the team at Beach House x
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Missing you all and praying wild garlic will still be on the menu when we get back! Xxx

Looking forward to visiting Beach House and see Hywel on Great British Menu

Looking forward to watching Hywel on the Beeb 

The team and regular guests are so looking forward to seeing our Head Chef Hywel Griffith who is appearing on the BBC’s Great British Menu - Wales Heat, to be screened later in April.  Perfect viewing for all of us self isolating at home.  

For his menu, Hywel has drawn on the regions children’s authors and Welsh folklore for inspiration.  

#LookingForward
  
Hywel Griffith on #GreatBritishMenu

'Looking forward to watching Hywel on the Beeb'

The team and regular guests are so looking forward to seeing our Head Chef Hywel Griffith who is appearing on the BBC’s Great British Menu - Wales Heat, to be screened later in April. Perfect viewing for all of us self isolating at home.

For his menu, Hywel has drawn on the regions children’s authors and Welsh folklore for inspiration.

#LookingForward

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Good luck Howell.

POB lwc Hywel xx

Pob Hwyl

Good luck Hywel - will be watching! Cannot believe it is nearly a year since my daughter and son-in-law had their wedding at Beach House. It was perfect!

Best of luck! Hoping to see some laverbread and wild garlic! Probably filmed in wrong season but hey!

Ah I was wondering when the Wales heat would be on. Looking forward to watching.

Gonna say it Scotland this week, then Wales i hope. Pop lwc

Sbio mlaen Hywel! Cadwch yn saff acw!

God luck

Pob lwc Hywel

Cool!

Do we know which episode?

Go on lad

Good Luck Hywel πŸ‘ πŸ‘

Pob lwc x

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Sbio mlaen Hywel! Cadwch yn saff acw!

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