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$$ - $$$, British,
23 High Street, Snowdonia National Park, Bala LL23 7LU, Wales
+44 1678 521256
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (53 reviews)
“sea bass” (8 reviews)
“bourguignon” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
23 High Street, Snowdonia National Park, Bala LL23 7LU, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We looked for a dog friendly pub en route home from a holiday in wales. This did not disappoint, what a lovely welcoming place. We had not booked so called in to try and get lunch. Staff were lovely and welcoming, with perfect manners. The...More

Thank woo4wen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We met cousin for Sunday lunch which was excellent. Very friendly and efficient staff. A most enjoyable experience.

Thank lynetteslatter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing service the staff really are good, and the food was so tasty 😋 really glad we took the time to stop.

Thank jhard1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve stayed in Bala before but this was closed for refurbishment. We checked out the menu earlier in the day and it said dogs welcome but called before hand to double check as most places don’t allow dogs in restaurant area. We were allowed our...More

Thank Helen P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second visit & on this occasion I was with 3 motorcycling friends. Excellent as on my previous visit. The standards have been maintained! My colleagues all very much enjoyed. Thank you.

Thank Colin J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our anniversary weekend in Bala. Stayed in this hotel and ate there - because of the reviews. If anything, this is better than reviews and certainly best in Bala. The menu is pretty standard but quality and presentation (and quantity) are excellent. We had three...More

Thank Igithaba
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here based on the previous trip advisor reviews and lived up to expectation. My son and I had a burger and my wife had wild boar stew, it was a very nice meal for a reasonable price👍🏻 It was super quiet so service was...More

Thank Witbiz
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We come here once or twice a year after our camping trip and have a Sunday lunch, it has never let us down! We always get a table, the prices are good, the staff are always nice and the food is lovely. See you next...More

Thank clarem344
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely meal, with good friendly staff, down side it can be quite noisy, we had a stag party come in during the meal and it did disturb the peaceful atmosphere, but didn't ruin our meal

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Good food, excellent service, very clean, good beer. What's more to say except Thanks John for the Plas-Yn-Dre.

Thank Jonaxthec
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21 September 2015|
Response from Elaine L | Reviewed this property |
They do not serve seafood specifically but they do have fish on the menu .We had lovely starters of prawn cocktail and a smoked salmon.One of these was from the specials board.You will find it hard to find a nicer restaurant... More
10 August 2015|
Response from Geoffrey U | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They have a sign saying dogs welcome with well trained owners! I understand that the family owners have several dogs between them.
21 July 2015|
Response from Geoffrey U | Reviewed this property |
Certainly. There are many tables outside, and they allow well-behaved dogs into the restaurant as well.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 High Street, Snowdonia National Park, Bala LL23 7LU, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Snowdonia National Park  >  Bala
  • Phone Number: +44 1678 521256
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