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The Raven Inn

Raven Square | Welshpool, Welshpool SY21 7LT, Wales
+44 1938 553070
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good20%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“mixed grill” (6 reviews)
“beef burger” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Raven Square | Welshpool, Welshpool SY21 7LT, Wales
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1 - 10 of 121 reviews

Reviewed 23 December 2016

Used to eat here quite often and always enjoyed the food. Staff where friendly and always made sure everything was right for you. I am so disappointed this public house is now shut!

1  Thank jackie03572016
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Came here for a meeting and found the meeting was outside in a gazebo. So we couldn't hear due to traffic noise and as half of those attending were not able to fit in the gazebo the meeting was made all the more interesting by...More

2  Thank Georgina A
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

From the moment we walked in we felt uncomfortable as the female bartender was so rude we won't be visiting again

2  Thank mandie g
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Had been looking forward to this for a while. Had heard good reviews so booked for large family gathering. I found this carvery disappointing, veg over cooked, meat tough and felt not much taste overall. One member of the party found plastic in the veg...More

1  Thank Annie J
Reviewed 4 August 2016

After two failed attempts to get some lunch at other pubs we settled for chicken n chips and a sausage sandwich.very average and did not feel hygenic.pleasant enough staff but felt as if low srandards,although maybe it is better in the main dining room which...More

Thank carole j
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Family meal to celebrate birthday. Booking for 9 people made 6 weeks previously. Telephoned yesterday to confirm to be told that the function room was booked for a christening and told that we 'would be finished by 1.30 pm'. Arrived promptly for 12.00 noon and...More

Thank polodave1
Reviewed 9 July 2016

We had a hamburger meal and the beef burger was described as Aberdeen Angus but was wafer thin we also had to wait a long time for the food. On checking the bill we had been overcharged

Thank Ann W
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Two recent visits to the Raven Inn - the first for an evening meal the second for a bar meal. We were made welcome and the quality of the food is much improved on both visits. Portion sizes were perfectly adequate and the Service was...More

1  Thank kathallan25
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Bog standard pub by the steam railway. We visited for a few drinks after the train ride and we were made to feel welcome. Bar maid very friendly and chatty which was nice.

Thank James S
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Visited with friends for a birthday celebration. The restaurant is clean and tidy, the menu choice is good and the staff friendly. Service was very prompt and all at a reasonable price.

1  Thank DeeandTom
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Hi, DenisB1951. What would you like to know about this restaurant? Just wanted to let you know the Raven is closed for major refurbishment, which has just started ....
8 April 2017|
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how much does it cost for wifi in the room please??....how fast and reliable is wifi??.....We will be arriving on 12th may,and wish to know if you provide towels for the pool area?? looking forward to staying with you,i have seen the reviews,and hopefully we will have a lovley room,,higher up as recommended as we have paid for the premium room...xx
27 October 2015|
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Shirley S
Do they allow dogs into any of the inside areas?
26 April 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Raven Square | Welshpool, Welshpool SY21 7LT, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Powys  >  Welshpool
  • Phone Number: +44 1938 553070