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The Hand Hotel Restaurant & Bar

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Bar, British, Welsh, European
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Church Street, Chirk, Wales
+44 1691 773472
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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Tried a lunchtime snack. Have to say the two meals for £10 were good, and nothing to complain about there. Unfortunately, there were three of us, so one person had to chose off the normal menu and ended up with a meal costing £10 in itself and hardly much difference to the size of the half price meals. That said,... More 

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Thank Ann C
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us went for dinner on New Years Eve and ate from the al a carte menu in the restaurant . I'll cover the food first.....The starters were good in terms of taste (game terrine, mackerel pate and mustroom filo parcels though there were very few mushrooms actually in the parcels and there needed to be more toast for... More 

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Llangollen, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We popped into The Hand as it's fairly close by and we could take the dog with us in certain parts of the bar / coffee area. We reserved a table and was served quickly and politely. We both went for the steak burgers. They were fantastic, excellently presented and tasted amazing. Reasonably priced considering the quality on offer. Plenty... More 

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Wirral, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

The initial wait to be seated took ages... but after that it was all positive. The food was delicious and our waitress great. "is this a welsh restaurant?" - yes in so far as its in Wales - produce may be locally sourced but tbh didn't look.

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1 Thank Rick C
Bude, England, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Recently stayed in Chirk at the campsite and went in for a meal. However we ended up just staying for a drink and then leaving. Bar staff didn't seem too interested. Rubbish cider (as seems to be the norm in Wales sadly) and the carpets had seen much better days (badly stained). We definitely won't be returning or recommending it... More 

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Thank Sharon S
Wrexham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Absolutely brilliant - Food was lovely and big portions and good value for money / Staff very friendly and attentive / Hotel and surroundings very beautiful - will definitely visit again

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Thank Tracy J
Burnham-on-sea, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

We were staying in chirk .in our touring caravan. Long way from home. The Hand Hotel was local to where we were staying. As were many other eateries,so after scrutinizing many sites we settled on the Hand, we were not disappointed. We had not booked. And were offered a table very quickly. It was very busy and obviously popular with... More 

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Chester
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

I have lived in Chirk but I have never been in the Hand Hotel. My friend and I decided to give it a try. It is very deceiving because the car park which leads into the bar area looks nothing fancy. It's only when you walk into the lounge/dining area that you see the true picture. It has a lovely... More 

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shropshire
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

I spent a lovely evening as an anniversary surprise meal we were treated with respect & had a quiet candlelit dinner drinks are good meal was wonderful as was the service very special night & in a very welcoming hotel

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Uppsala, Sweden
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

A typical british pub with a mix om Pub-food, Grill and Indian. Truly great service and a nice venue. But mediocre food in great need of more seasoning.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Welsh, European
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Cheap Eats, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Street, Chirk, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Wrexham County  >  Chirk
  • Phone Number: +44 1691 773472

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?