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Fareham
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We'd like to say a very big thank you for our wonderful stay at the Hand, amazing food, wonderful hospitality, very comfortable room, staff curteous and kind and your log fire was just awesome looking forward to coming back again soon Gill and John xx

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Chirk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went there for a meal , service was very good could not do enough for you. The food was lovely , didn't have to wait long for your food will be definitely be going back again . The restaurant was lovely but you can have a bar meal as well , it was very clean and tidy.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my mum visited The Hand on a thursday evening for a little rnr! The Hand was a superb choice - on arrival the fire in the bar was a blaze and we were shown to our twin room. As soon as we arrived we were relaxed! Our room was perfect - very cosy with lovely furnishings. Tea and...

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Wrexham
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've eaten at the Hand many times over the years and it's always fabulous. Portions are generous and the menu always appeals. It's quite a drive into the heart of the Ceiriog Valley, but well worth it, as the scenery is stunning and the food is delicious. Highly recommended.

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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Terrific food, comfortable rooms and friendly staff, roaring fire - what more could you ask for? Good range of breakfast choices all cooked to perfection. Guest real ale available. The place is also clearly part of a lively local community.

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Wrexham,North Wales
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We had a wonderful one night’s stay at this extremely comfortable Inn. The bar area is welcoming and cosy and we immediately felt at home as soon as we walked in the door. The very friendly owners, Jonathon and Jackie greeted us and gave us the key for our room. We were pleasantly surprised how beautiful the rooms were with...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Called in for lunch(last visited 20+yrs.ago!) last week with the new dog. This is a friendly welcoming establishment run by professionals,lunch was taken from an interesting menu that did actually use top quality locally sourced produce, unlike many establishments today that use the "local" branch of Brakes! Well presented by enthusiastic staff,great portions and sensibly priced. Can be a problem...

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JGX, Owner at The Hand at Llanarmon, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. It it always fantastic when someone takes the trouble to write and appreciates what we try to do here. We do hope that you visit us again soon (especially given the fact that we all fell head over heels in love with your new puppy)! Kind regards, Jonathan

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

This was a last minute booking as we needed somewhere to stay in the area. We have stayed before but in one of the rooms at the back. This time we had the gorgeous room at the front of the pub with an enormous king size bed. It's that beautiful one in the photos. We also had dinner, although we...

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Very much enjoyed my recent visit to The Hand. My room was beautifully warm, the bed was very comfortable and I had a great nights sleep. I have been visiting the hand for many years and this was the first time I had been since the new owners took over. Unfortunately the member of staff that we first came across...

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Warrington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Great food- superb quality meat cooked to perfection. Comfy super king bed in simple country style room. Peaceful location - good night's sleep. We stayed for new year and although the food was great there was no recognition that it was for the New Year except for an £80 price per head and sorbet and coffee and chocs included. Either...

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JGX, Owner at The Hand at Llanarmon, responded to this review

Hi Barbara, Thanks ever so much for your kind review and I'm really glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Just one small point, we did serve Champagne and party poppers at midnight to all guests in the restaurant (and everyone linked arms and sang Auld Lang Syne) I'm not sure how you missed out on this as the...

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hand is an ancient hostelry with all the attributes you'd expect - bags of character, a cosy, relaxing ambience and a warm welcome from your hosts, Jonathan and Jackie Greatorex. As soon as you arrive you feel the weight of the world dissolving as the surroundings work their magic. All the classic ingredients are here - old beams, roaring fireplaces, a casual mix-and-match of pine and oak furniture, real ale and good food. The latter is seriously good. Thanks to the talents of Head Chef Grant Mulholland and his team, The Hand is renowned for award-winning food, an inventive marriage of country fare and sophisticated metropolitan cuisine. The bedrooms, in a variety of sizes, reflect similar influences, with rustic decor and sparkling modern bathrooms. Country lovers just love the location. You can walk in the Berwyns for hours with only the sheep for company and the ever-helpful Hand can arrange many country pursuits, including horse riding, fishing and shooting. You may be away from it all, but you'll also be in the swing of things; this gem of a country inn is so much a part of village life that locals and visitors mix in unaffected harmony. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Hand at Llanarmon

Address: Upper Ceiriog Valley, Llanarmon DC LL20 7LD, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > North Wales > Denbighshire > Llanarmon DC
Price Range: $144 - $216 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Hand at Llanarmon 4*
Number of rooms: 13
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“Fabulous food, great service and all set in a picturesque valley. Top notch!”
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