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Average Pier

The Royal Pier at Aberystwyth is very short in comparison to many other piers, but still retains... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
United Kingdom
An Average Amusement Arcade

This is very average amusement arcade, where you could spend a small fortune very quickly. We were... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2018
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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2 weeks ago
“Average Pier”
12 Jul 2018
“An Average Amusement Arcade”
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The Royal Pier Marine Terrace, Aberystwyth SY23 2AZ, Wales
+44 1970 636100
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 5 January 2017

If you are a starling this is the place to go in winter! We came to Aberystwyth just to see the murmuration and were thrilled to watch tens of thousands of starlings swoop in to roost under the pier at dusk. If you like wildlife...More

2  Thank sheila c
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

I must say how disappointing the pier here is. As far as I can make out it is just an amusement arcade at the front with a pub at the rear. Not a pier you can walk along. Looks shabby too!

4  Thank woody_clare
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Royal Pier at Aberystwyth is very short in comparison to many other piers, but still retains it's elegant front and various amusements. The arcade inside is relatively average but still includes a good selection of games, and there are also cafes and places to...More

Thank Eccentric87
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

8 people, an obsession with arcades, relatively hammered and a budget of roughly £300pp. The spongebob machine got hammered. Some people were walking around asking ‘how does this place stay open?’, and I can’t blaim them. The games are sub par, the room was filled...More

1  Thank Matthew P
Reviewed 2 August 2018

They have: Snooker British Pool American Pool Nine Ball Mine Ball A bar Food A bar Friendly Staff A bar Sport on TV A bar It's great! Oh, and the bar in there is great too.

Thank JamieG1963
Reviewed 13 July 2018

This is very average amusement arcade, where you could spend a small fortune very quickly. We were very restrained and just had a few games of air hockey, which was good fun.

Thank shropshirenick
Reviewed 19 June 2018

On our way to Portmeirion we passed through the coastal town of Aberystwyth and just happened to stop at the The Royal Pier Marine Terrace, what an unusual way to make use of a pier. It contained a large indoor amusement centre with bumper cars,...More

1  Thank Michael T
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

We visit here all the time and have so much fun There is so much to keep you entertained and the bonus of getting a prize at the end is great for all the family Make shore you go upstairs to the bumpercars amasing fun...More

Thank paulparry83
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Spent some time here at half term and we all thoroughly enjoyed ourself. The Bumper cars are well worth a go and we spent a small fortune in the arcade winning tickets that we we swapped for prizes at the end. The kids loved it....More

Thank Melanie S
Reviewed 28 May 2018

The website says ‘Our family-friendly, air-conditioned amusements arcade is fully loaded with the industry's very best machines. ‘ loads were broken but no signs on them so kids kept losing money and no staff round to sort it out.... worst experience was when trying to...More

1  Thank Sparkly247
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

We went for a walk round the sea side town .The pier was your normal bog standard seaside pier. It had the amusement arcades , and resterant . Their was a ice cream shop on the enterance . It’s not a very pretty pier at...More

Thank gothicwax
Reviewed 13 February 2018

We spent an evening here with a friend and our 2 X 7year old sons & had a very pleasant evening. Where I do agree with other reviews that the pier is in need of some tlc & upgrading this didn't stop us having a...More

Thank Taztrip2014
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