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The Grapes Restaurant

££ - £££, British,
Bull Street, Maentwrog LL41 4HN, Wales
+44 1766 590365
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
Bull Street, Maentwrog LL41 4HN, Wales
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51 - 60 of 164 reviews

Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Visited last sunday, the staff are very friendly, nothing is never too much. On top of that the food was amazing. Gorgeous homeade steak and ale pie with the best homeade chips and the ribs to die for! My mushroom stroganoff was delicious. Plus huge...More

1  Thank 425Tom
Manager G, Owner at The Grapes Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2016

Thank you for your review, very pleased that you've had another great meal at the grapes, hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We are working in the area and have tried the Grapes twice but unfortunately our experience of the food was not good on either occasion. it is a lovely place and the staff are very good but the food lets it down. I had a...More

1  Thank beachbums2010
Manager G, Owner at The Grapes Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2016

Having served these meals, literally hundreds and hundred of times since June with hardly any issues, I am obviously very disappointed with your comments, but totally respect your tastes and review. We hope to see you again and that there could be alternative meals on...More

Reviewed 7 September 2016

Four of us had lunch here on Thursday the 1st of September. There was a good choice of dishes including a vegetarian option. Three of us opted for sandwiches and some chips-we only wanted a snack and one opted for the soup of the day....More

2  Thank Sarah R
Manager G, Owner at The Grapes Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2016

Really pleased you had a good time at the grapes and we look forward to seeing you over lunch soon. Thank you.

Reviewed 6 September 2016

While on holiday in Conwy, my wife and I, along with close friends (husband & wife), visited The Grapes at Maentwrog, which is quite close to Porthmadog, for an evening meal after a day out on the Welsh Highland Railway. We were well impressed with...More

1  Thank Geoff W
Manager G, Owner at The Grapes Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2016

What a great review from you, my staff will be overjoyed and so am I. Since re opening in June after us purchasing the freehold from a failing brewery, we have been pleasantly surprised how many customers, like yourself, that have been returning and traveling...More

Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Warm and friendly service. If you want to park on the rear car park you may struggle getting a space. The pea and mint soup was lovely. The mains were lovely and the resteraunt was wheelchair friendly. A very pleasant meal had here.

1  Thank Nicky N
Manager G, Owner at The Grapes Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2016

Diolch yn fawr am yr adoygiad yma, rydym yn edrych ymlaen i'ch gweld yn fuan!, thank you so much for this positive review, hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 24 August 2016

Lovely Ham Egg and chips. Helpful staff good pint of Doonbar Ale. Parking could be a problem. ? Worth a visit if you are looking for a good bar luck.More

1  Thank capt_moonraker
Manager G, Owner at The Grapes Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2016

Totally agree with your review, our local butchers' ham, free range eggs, home made chips and Doombar on draft are very popular. As the hotel/restaurant/bar has become extremely popular over the last few months parking can sometimes be an issue during busy periods. This is...More

Reviewed 23 August 2016

We had a lovely meal in the Grapes last week. As regular visitors to North Wales, we had tried it for the first time last year, after it was recommended by the owner of the farm we stay at. It was within easy reach for...More

1  Thank Tracey B
Manager G, Owner at The Grapes Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2016

Reviews like this makes all of the hard work we as owners and especially our staff are putting in to try and ensure that the Grapes will be the best hotel, pub and restaurant in Wales and beyond, thank you! We look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed 15 August 2016

Having been a customer of the Grapes for over 20 years its great to see it back to its former glory. I have visited twice in the last month and can only commend the new owners on the quality of the food and service. Treated...More

Thank ns2k
Manager G, Owner at The Grapes Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2016

Thank you for your review and we are pleased that you enjoyed our Ribeye steak which are locally sourced from one of the best butchers in Wales. We look forward to seeing you soon at the Grapes.

Reviewed 28 July 2016

Ate here with friends, had a lovely table in the conservatory overlooking the valley. Excellent choice of food, great service from the young staff.

Thank Cliff C
Manager G, Owner at The Grapes Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2016

Thank you for you comments, all of our staff appreciate positive comments like this, and the view from the conservatory is special, we look forward to seeing you soon at the Grapes.

Reviewed 20 July 2016

The staff might be a little on the young side, as another reviewer commented, but we found them all to be extremely helpful and welcoming. The food arrived in a very reasonable time and proved to be just as impressive as on our previous visits....More

Thank DezandKim
Manager G, Owner at The Grapes Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2016

Thank you so much for your comments it means a lot to us as owners and especially our staff, were so pleased that you had a positive experience, we look forward to seeing you at the grapes very soon.

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Response from Jane A | Reviewed this property |
As the grapes is a pub I am sure it is open after 5pm but i do not know about whether they allow dogs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bull Street, Maentwrog LL41 4HN, Wales (Formerly The grapes)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Gwynedd  >  Maentwrog
  • Phone Number: +44 1766 590365
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