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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%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (11 reviews)
“pie” (14 reviews)
“mixed grill” (7 reviews)
Opens in 19 min
Bar, British, Pub, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Queens Square, Snowdonia National Park, Dolgellau LL40 1AR, Wales
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Stayed in the Hotel. Had an evening meal here and was not disappointed. Probably nicest place in Dolgellau to eat. I had the steak and it was perfect. Not cheap, but quality and to a high standard, plus a good selection of bear at the...More

Thank Steve D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very attentive and polite staff coupled with good Coffee and Food. Have called in three times during the last three months and each time it has been an excellent experience. If the weather is good try the bench seat outside the main entrance, away from...More

Thank N7537FOmike
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a booking for over 20 people.the food was great. Staff very friendly. Nice and clean and good decor. Would eat there again.

Thank Mawddach
Reviewed 1 week ago

We don't want Sunday lunch at 1pm and we don't like eating late either. We wanted to make use of the fine daylight and sunset after the clocks had just gone back last Sunday so around 5.20pm it was dark and we were ready to...More

1  Thank JeffandLes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the Ship twice during our visit to the area, on both occasions we found the staff helpful and polite. As we have a large breed dog she was well catered for as well with bowls of water and gravy bones. Nice bar and restaurant....More

Thank phill16359
RoyalS165, General Manager at The Royal Ship Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Phil, Thank you for leaving a lovely review. Many thanks, John

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a meal on our last night in town.The food was good but served on cold plates. The mix grill was cold before half eaten.Some times simple basic things are the big difference.

Thank colinbev
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a second visit. We’ve watched this place come up from the ashes, it was done up a couple of years ago. It’s very nice inside. Now there was locals making comments about the staff previous. Today and previously I found the staff efficient,...More

Thank peterb2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's been our first visit here today whilst on a family holiday in Wales. We enjoyed fish and chips and the homemade soup which was delicious. Everything is prepared on the premises and the new zealand Sauvignon blanc was beautifully chilled. A huge thank you...More

Thank Misseswright87
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant last year and had a wonderful meal. The food was expertly prepared by the new young head chef. Everything was homemade and the attention to detail was brilliant. For example ... the seafood platter. Fresh whitebait how it should be done,...More

Thank tycoedecolodge
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Visited after a cold and windy day climbing Snowdon. Good staff and service with standard bar meals. £34 for 2 meals with a drink. Reasonable value

Thank stuartb396
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1 October 2018|
Response from TimeTraveller21 | Reviewed this property |
We took our small our small dog in the bar area for a meal. I don't think they would want a dog in the main restaurant. In the better weather it is also possible to eat outside which would be dog friendly
16 August 2016|
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Response from Balvind | Reviewed this property |
Only if basil faulty is not around
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 19
Breakfast, 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
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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
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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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