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George III Hotel Restaurant

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Penmaenpool Bridge | Mawddach Estuary, Penmaenpool, Snowdonia National Park, Dolgellau LL40 1YD, Wales
+44 1341 422525
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United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although the restaurant itself was full we were able to grab a table for four in the bar area which was absolutely fine. Although it took a while for the food to arrive after ordering it didn't matter (after all it was New Years Eve and the bar was handy). No problem with the service and we had no complaints... More 

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Forest Row, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I always give this Restaurant/Bar the benefit of the doubt every time I cycle past and I always regret it! I've never been made to feel so unwelcome, it's almost as though the staff don't want to work behind a bar! They were the rudest, most obnoxious, sarcastic staff I have ever met. Having sat downstairs we were greeted by... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a long walk (followed by a long wait at the bar), I was so looking forward to a decent pint of cider and some hot chips. Unfortunately, I was disappointed on both fronts. A poor bar selection left me with a run of the mill larger (I'm not a Strongbow man), and at £3.95 for a small portion of... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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188 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Having read good reviews of George III we decided to have dinner with friends. Being in Wales, I was looking forward to Lamb. All they had was a lamb shank that tasted boiled with gravy thrown on top. The menu is massive - I wish they would reduce it, and have a few dishes that they do very well. The... More 

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Thank roadwarriorafrica
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Quite cosy and I suspec has good views over the estuary, but it was dark. I am sure that the starters and pudding would have been excellent but we didn't have any, the main course was fine, reasonable value. I would go again if it was nearby, it's not so I won't. It was our second visit the first time... More 

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Thank Simon B
France
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161 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Really enjoyed a cosy seat by the fire and a lovely meal in a welcoming traditional hotel/pub. Lovely spot right next to the toll bridge with views across the estuary to Aberdovey.

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birmingham
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here whilst staying at the hotel. Great choice of food. I had lamb shank which was beautiful and they changed the potatoes on the menu for dauphinoise potatoes which are my fave! The lady serving was friendly and knowledgeable about the menu. She recommended the sticky toffee pudding with ice cream that was amazing!! Would definitely go... More 

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Thank wildthing138
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Food always excellent, good selection of meals. Friendly staff and a scenic location. Would definitely recommend.

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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

On the banks of the Mawddach, this pub has an enviable, picturesque position by the old wooden toll bridge and the former railway line from Dolgellau to Barmouth, now a wonderful 10 mile walk. Our dog was allowed in the bar, which was good, but it took a fair time for anyone to appear to take our order. 3.5 pints,... More 

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Shifnal, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We happened upon this place by chance whilst on a 2 day mini break in mid Wales, and we stopped off just for a snack and a drink at lunchtime. The hotel is situated at the head of the Mawddach Estuary and the views were stunning, although it did help that the day was bright and sunny and warm enough... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Penmaenpool Bridge | Mawddach Estuary, Penmaenpool, Snowdonia National Park, Dolgellau LL40 1YD, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Snowdonia National Park  >  Dolgellau  >  Penmaenpool
  • Phone Number: +44 1341 422525

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