We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Scholars

$$ - $$$, British,
Queens Road, Aberystwyth SY23 2HH, Wales
+44 1970 615241
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“beef” (11 reviews)
“cream gravy” (2 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Queens Road, Aberystwyth SY23 2HH, Wales
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (115)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 114 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friends and l were after a halfway decent Carvery and were told about this pub. Staff were friendly and carvery was plentiful and tasty. Vegetarian option not a problem. So far all good. However, every surface touched was sticky. It's not a 'cared for'...More

Thank Sandra G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We read all of the great reviews of this place on this website and were sadly disappointed. We walked in - no one spoke to us - we sat down at a table and after a 10 minute wait decided to fetch the menus ourselves...More

Thank davidhbryant1961
Tom C, Manager at Scholars, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi David, I am disappointed to hear that you didn't enjoy your experience with us at Scholars, and apologise for the condition of the tables and menus you described in your review. Here at Scholars we pride ourselves on the cleanliness of the venue and...More

Reviewed 10 August 2017

Looking for a good Sunday roast this is the place to go! 3 meat choices and you can eat as much veg as you want, good selection of cask ales and a nice atmosphere. Would suggest you book a table or arrive at 12 and...More

Thank Debra C
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Returning to the pub which was my local in 1967, when it was called the Crystal Palace, is always a pleasant experience. The interior has been completely remodeled and made much more interesting by extending upstairs and creating the impression of a number of separate...More

Thank Ian W
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Reminded me of several pubs in Cambridge! Solid wooden tables. Real ale and decent food. The twist was it was all Italian food - fantastic! What a shame the place was so empty on our visit

Thank kaye w
Reviewed 20 July 2017

googled for sunday lunch .... booked for 14 and was upstairs ... difficult with wheelchair .... lovely quaint pub ... carver was good , would of been better if the beef was cooked , but rest was good .... overall nice pub , nice food...More

Thank erko676
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Went to quite a few different pubs in Aber during our weekend, scholars definitely the best even though we are a lot older than the usual clientele !

Thank juliegray56
Reviewed 22 February 2017

went with a group of people , the steak I had was cooked as I asked for. the whole meal was very good, and good value as was the meals for the rest of the group .the only downside was the service was a bit...More

Thank swilliams189189
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Very welcoming landlord who made us feel genuinely welcome and important. Selection of real ale. Food pretty good - not amazing but good. (Huge pizza - could easily feed 2). Student / sports pub. Recommend for a beer and reasonable meal at a decent price,...More

Thank happy2Baway
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

My friends and I decided to drive down to aberystwyth last week, and decided to stop at scholars for some food - best decision of the day. Two of us had the lasagne, a pasta dish, and fish and chips. Everybody enjoyed their meals, and...More

Thank holly12333
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Little Italy
343 reviews
.13 km away
Baravin
464 reviews
.19 km away
Sophie's
222 reviews
.18 km away
Med Delight
220 reviews
.15 km away
Nearby Attractions
Vale of Rheidol Railway
834 reviews
.68 km away
Aberystwyth Cliff Railway
731 reviews
.83 km away
Aberystwyth Castle
704 reviews
.69 km away
Ceredigion Museum
227 reviews
.17 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Karen W
25 May 2015|
Answer
Response from S_Bailey_John | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, it may be a little late for you, but there is no need to book at Scholars. Cheers!
0
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 22
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Queens Road, Aberystwyth SY23 2HH, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Ceredigion  >  Aberystwyth
  • Phone Number: +44 1970 615241
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing