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Ship Aground

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  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
  • Single-use or sanitized menus
  • Floors marked for social distancing
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Updated 20/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 20/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Pizza, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene
Set in Snowdonia National Park, a family run business which offers heartily home cooked food. We pride ourselves on quality locally sourced produce and a homely atmosphere with views from the restaurant overlooking Snowdon.
USD 11 - USD 27
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Drinks
Pizza, Bar, British, Pub
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Free off-street parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Outdoor Seating
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All reviews steak salmon good food and great service friendly locals friday evening nice pub the portion size ate here plenty of choice north wales estuary lodge harlech campsite dogs
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Reviewed 17 October 2020

steak was good, gammon was a good size. food was hot. choc fudge cake was very nice. online menu had more choice than what was available on table menu. (so disappointed our choices were not available) disappointed with only one peice of garlic bread. staff...polite but service a bit slow.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 4 September 2020

Excellent food served efficiently with plenty of choice. Efficient Welsh speaking staff. Ambience could improve with possibly lighting/candles on unused tables instead of chairs! ( because of Covid ).

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 13 August 2020 via mobile

What can I say just cancelled 2 hours before the booking, said they were fully booked and too busy to contact me earlier as I hadn't left a phone number, which I had.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 23 July 2020

the other day I went to the ship aground to meet up with my friend for a burger and a pint, on oh jolly, the presentation and the portion size was out of this world, and my pint of carling was so cold and refreshing,...if you are reading this and uncertain weather or not to go, then your missing out. - ArthurMore

Date of visit: July 2020
bjones1989, Owner at Ship Aground, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2020

Thank you very much Arthur!! We hope to see you again soon!! No better beer or food around!

Reviewed 9 October 2019

We recently stayed at Talsarnau in North Wales. My brother and I decided to try out the local pub 'Ship Aground'. We found the locals friendly and helpful so we decided to book a table for Sunday lunch. Our dog was allowed in the bar...where we ate an excellent roast dinner. There is also a restaurant but understandably dogs are not allowed in there.More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 30 August 2019 via mobile

Popped in for a family meal after visiting Harlech. Front of house were very accommodating and gave our two kiddywinks colouring sheets and felt tips. They couldn't do enough. Food was great only reason that I wouldn't give 5* is because me and my father...in-law ordered the special pepperoni and meatball pizza and were disappointed with the base not being a freshly made dough, it was biscuity and had the air of a frozen shop bought pizza base. Although the topping was great, make the pizza dough and you will have cracked it.More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 27 August 2019

Lovely Sunday roast dinner Very reasonably priced Good service Good evening menu choice Great choice of specials Nice atmosphere

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 18 August 2019 via mobile

Had to evening meals in this pub .the food was excellent and the staff are great .vegetarian options available and a good selection of wines and beers to wash it down .if I visit the area again I will eat here again .

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 15 August 2019

In Wales on a holiday for a week, found Ships Aground almost by accident, great food, really friendly staff, lovely atmosphere, really recommend.

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 7 August 2019 via mobile

Paid a visit here to grab a couple of drinks and a bite to eat, whilst staying at barcdy camp site. Lovely local feel with friendly locals. Great staff and great service. Really liked this pub 😊

Date of visit: August 2019
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Questions & Answers
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27 June 2018|
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Response from bjones1989 | Property representative |
Hi Anna, yes we do have a separate childrens menu along with our new pizza menu!
Andy E
16 May 2018|
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Response from bjones1989 | Property representative |
Yes it will be on and after the champions league final!! 👍👍
24 October 2017|
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Response from 484dafyddj | Reviewed this property |
Not 100% but has changed to evening only
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Frequently Asked Questions about Ship Aground
    Does Ship Aground offer takeaway?
    Yes, Ship Aground offers takeaway services.
    Does Ship Aground offer delivery?
    Yes, Ship Aground offers delivery services.
    Is Ship Aground implementing safety measures as a result of COVID-19?
    Yes, Ship Aground is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.
    How is Ship Aground rated?
    Ship Aground is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5