Contact & Info



During February and March The Roast Ox will not be serving food on Wednesdays and Thursdays but will be open for drinks as normal. 

On Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays we will be open and serving food as normal

Opening Hours Spring 2020

Mon - Tue: Closed

Wed - Thurs: 12:00 - 14:00 / 18:00 - 23:00

Fri - Sat: 12:00 - 14:00 / 18:00 - 23:00​

​Sun: 12:00 - 16:00 /  18:00 - 22:00

T: +44 01497 851398

Painscastle, Builth Wells, Powys, Wales, LD2 3JL

Public Transport
Whilst not on any public transport routes the Roast Ox Inn can be reached by car or taxi very easily. Located in the centre of Painscastle on the B4954, Painscastle is a short 15 minute drive from the historic town of Hay-on-Wye, famous for its annual book festival. The nearest train stations are either Hereford (26 miles) or Builth Wells (12 miles).


There is ample parking onsite at the front and rear of the pub.