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The Brondanw Arms

Llanfrothen, Llanfrothen, Snowdonia National Park LL48 6AQ, Wales
+44 1766 770555
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (18 reviews)
“curry” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Llanfrothen, Llanfrothen, Snowdonia National Park LL48 6AQ, Wales
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the 3rd time we'd visited this pub over the last 20 years, and we have never failed to get a good warm welcome and an excellent meal. One of our party (of 4) was wheelchair bound, but the landlady was quick to help...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ifor_Bach
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited the restaurant several times during our stay in the area, had various choices throughout ranging from Lasagne, Steak Pie, Scampi and burgers, all good and portions very generous, would recommend Cajun Chicken, very tasty. Didn't like the beer was the only criticism.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Denise E
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

I had the (vegeteran) Glamorgan sausages, with mash, peas and gravy. The frozen sausages were burnt, the mash was dry and the gravy... I have never tasted anything so vile! It was like a celery and salt paste, that was so thick you could almost...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank karltb
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Beautiful location, wonderful interior character, great food, friendly locals, good beer, nice toilets, couldn't fault anything. Can't wait to go back!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Kate C
Reviewed 15 September 2018

visited before going to Oriel Brondanw and had a good lunch, well presented by cheerful bar staff. A good choice on the menu.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank DMW2013_81
Reviewed 11 September 2018

A good place, with great food. It is pub food, but done properly. The place is good for families with kids, and even dogs. Service was all-n-all good, except for one waitress who wanted us to "order now or we are closed" because they had...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank RaistlinMajer
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

It's all in the title, been here a few times and on each occasion we're hoping for a decent pint. Sadly it's not happened, if/when we go back we'll have Guinness or G&T. Disclaimer, we are CAMRA members so appreciate our bad beer might be...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Llanfrothen
Reviewed 5 September 2018

We were intrigued by the look of this very old pub, we parked up and saw it had a modern extension. We went in and sat down, the décor surroundings are ok. We were surprised to see a midweek roast, we all had it and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Sunshine707227
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

I rang the Brondanw Arms at 9 am on the morning of the day we wanted to go to eat there. As it was a Monday I thought I’d better check that they were serving meals. I was assured by the person who answered that...More

Date of visit: September 2018
4  Thank whittall
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

This pub/restaurant is set about 10mins outside Porthmadog and is a great place to bring your kids and dogs. It has a great eating area outside along with a activity area for the kids to play. The food is good and as a great selection...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Mark H
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Questions & Answers
Andrea J
21 October 2016|
Response from marianblue | Property representative |
Sorry we do not have accommodation, but there are a number of really good b&bs in the area
Lynette P
1 October 2016|
Response from aj311296 |
Hi could you please send us your email address thank you the Brondanw arms
31 July 2016|
Response from landsend103 |
As a happy customer, I can answer and say yes, we take our dog in, dogs are restricted to the bar, but it's no problem, lovely food, can recommend We travel up from Sennen Lands End Cornwall
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Llanfrothen, Llanfrothen, Snowdonia National Park LL48 6AQ, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Snowdonia National Park  >  Llanfrothen
  • Phone Number: +44 1766 770555
Have visited many times over the past two years and always find the hospitality and food to be of a very high standard. The food is wonderfully prepared and presented using fresh local ingredients. There is a well stocked bar and the the owners are friendly and will go out of their way to ensure that you enjoy your visit - the very best gastro-pub in the region!
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