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Preliminary review

I have enjoyed drinking in the Nags Head since the 1960s, but these days my visits tend to be only... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2016
Ian W
Friendliest pub in Aberystwyth

I have been visiting the Nags Head for over a year now, and have never had a bad experience. It's... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2014
Marietta, Georgia
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27 Jul 2017
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9 Feb 2016
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23 Bridge Street, Aberystwyth SY23 1PZ, Wales
+44 1970 624725
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

In February 2016 I wrote what I called a preliminary review of the Nags Head and said I would follow it up on my next visit to Aberystwyth. I keep my word. Fifty years after I had first drunk in the Nags Head we stepped...More

Thank Ian W
Reviewed 10 February 2016

I have enjoyed drinking in the Nags Head since the 1960s, but these days my visits tend to be only every three or four years. Over the years some things have been constant in the Nags Head - good cheap Banks beers welcoming landlords and...More

Thank Ian W
Reviewed 3 February 2015

Basically I went there for a quiet night out for a few drinks with my mates and I ask for a gin and tonic and he filled it up with gin and water!!!! When I tell him this he refuses to give me another I...More

3  Thank Jane M
Reviewed 27 November 2014

I have been visiting the Nags Head for over a year now, and have never had a bad experience. It's probably one of the friendliest and most accepting pubs in town, and attracts a huge variety of different people. It's cosy on the inside without...More

Thank Amanda1127
Reviewed 2 November 2014

Walked in barman in a Onesie having a Fag. OK it supposed to be for charitee but do you have to refrain from washing it for a year? One mangy Dog was in again and you could certainly smell him before you saw it. Beer...More

1  Thank FootienBeer
Reviewed 13 January 2014

Well it's nice to find a pub where someone actually asked my name. So far in Aberystwyth it's the only place that's bothered too. I've visited all of the Pub/Bars/Clubs in Aberystwyth but this was the first one to actually talk to me rather than...More

2  Thank clarinetluke
Reviewed 7 November 2013

I visited The Nag's Head recently, and was pleasantly surprised by the atmosphere. The venue was friendly, lively and comfortable. The bar staff seemed to enjoy my company and treated me with respect. I will definitely be visiting again!

1  Thank papplemanger
Reviewed 7 November 2013

Lovely people, lovely place. You should go :) better than anywhere else in Aber for nightlife xD everyone's so friendly! Drinks are cheap, music's good and there's a pool table. What more could you want?!

1  Thank sofi271
Reviewed 7 November 2013

Absolutely fantastic pub, cosy with a lovely 360 feel to it; but it's definitely the staff who make the trip worthwhile. Big hello to Steve, Chris and Jimmy.

1  Thank Paw14
Reviewed 15 May 2013

Lovely bar that was great to visit but went downhill after the ex landlady sold it on and then had very rude staff. But thankfully its been resold and under new managment with very friendly staff. Good to see its back how it used to...More

2  Thank Stokely90
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