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The Royal Ship Restaurant

Queens Square, Snowdonia National Park, Dolgellau LL40 1AR, Wales
+44 1341 422209
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“pizza” (10 reviews)
“pie” (12 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Queens Square, Snowdonia National Park, Dolgellau LL40 1AR, Wales
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had an enjoyable meal with reasonable prices in the middle of town. Needs prebooking at weekends as it was busy when we visited.

Thank Pat M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly staff made room for us on a busy Monday evening. Food was great, lots of choice and service was quick and efficient.

Thank Sandra D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A Saturday evening with the family but....Drinks order- didn't arrive until it was chased up. Coke, no ice came with ice. Orange juice - never saw it. Scampi, fries with tartar sauce - no tartar sauce. Request for BBQ and tomatoes sauce - still waiting....More

1  Thank ForeverBlue40
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent a long weekend near Dolgellau and booked an evening meal at the Ship to be sure of a meal on a Sunday night. Their website shows two menus, a Sunday lunch one and their main dining menu. I am somewhat restricted in what...More

1  Thank Sandracymru
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was lovely had the pie was lovely and the service was great. Went to breakfast next morning the full Welsh breakfast was very nice and a nice selection of cold help yourself fruit, cereal crossiants and again the staff very helpful.

Thank markaabela
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really good service and excellent food. Would highly recommend, to go and try it. Use locally sourced Welsh ingrediants.

Thank Nigel P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Service unfriendly and my sirloin steak was tough and flavourless . Mushrooms dry and tasteless and salad had no dressing . My husband had fish and chips which he said was far from the best he had tasted in Wales .

2  Thank henrietta m
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

We struggled to get in anywhere due to not pre-booking but staff here were really accommodating and allowed us to eat in the bar area, squeezing us in. I had the beefburger which was lovely whilst my other half had the lamb-burger, which was also...More

Thank Lcraffa
Reviewed 12 June 2018

The Royal Ship is a very nice place to have a drink in the evening and enjoy a good meal. You can sit outside and enjoy views of Cadair Idris while drinking a local pint or even local whiskey and gin. The food is good,...More

Thank Marie-Luise N
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

The hotel rooms are very good, with big comfortable beds at a reasonable price. To be fair, the breakfasts are also pretty good, but the evening meals are distinctly average at best. I can only imagine that the chef was away the day we visited,...More

1  Thank 55MG555
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Queens Square, Snowdonia National Park, Dolgellau LL40 1AR, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Snowdonia National Park  >  Dolgellau
  • Phone Number: +44 1341 422209
  • E-mail
The Restaurant at the Royal Ship Hotel offers a great range of freshly prepared meals using local ingredients wherever possible. Our extensive menu offers something for everyone.
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