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Oakeley Arms Bar

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Tan Y Bwlch | Tan Y Bwlch, Maentwrog LL41 3YU, Wales
+44 1766 590277
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible15%
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“black pudding” (2 reviews)
“sandwich” (5 reviews)
“pate” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Welsh
££ - £££
Tan Y Bwlch | Tan Y Bwlch, Maentwrog LL41 3YU, Wales
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Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

We popped in for a drink here following a lovely walk around the nearby lake. Staff were super friendly, plenty of space to choose a table. We decided to get some food which was amazing, pate, brie and a cesar salad. I would definately recommend...More

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Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Ate an evening meal here. Children ate from the kids menu, which was a good size for young teenagers, and they enjoyed. Husband and I had pie with chips, peas and gravy, this was nice enough, but would be better if offered another choice of...More

Thank kelly A
Reviewed 18 October 2017

There is not much in the area so I get that they don't need to try very hard, but wow. I ordered the lamb hoping it might be a local specialty or at least cooked fresh using local ingredients. Nope. Terrible, plastic food. The meat...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We stumbled across this place on our way from Anglesey to Aberystwyth. Had a very pleasant and reasonably priced meal that was freshly cooked to order. The pub boasts that it 'doesn't do fast food'. A welcome treat these days! Very engaging staff and delightful...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

This pub/ restaurant is in a great position, Big with plenty of tables and space inside and out. Beer is good, staff are friendly and the food is amazing !! Visited 4 times in the week we stayed in Maentwrog just a 10 minute walk...More

Thank Chloe A
Reviewed 29 September 2017

We stayed at a cottage in Maentwrog and decided to give this pub a try for dinner one evening. We had mixed results. Our server was a lovely, engaging young lady, who spoke with a quirky Lithuanian accent containing a slight Welsh component. She certainly...More

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Advertised as English or Welsh Breakfast available I, being Welsh opted for the latter. What a feast, Usual meal. bacon, sausage(so tasty) 2 eggs beans together with laver bread and cockles. Absolutely fabulous, best breakfast ever. Can't wait to be in the area again when...More

Thank RickyCardiff
Reviewed 4 September 2017

The Oakleley has redeemed itself after my last visit in august when my meal was well below par, but as I said in my review then one poor meal does not a hanging make. This time the meal was very good the food was properly...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We had two burgers and a Woodland chicken ( chicken breast with mushroom and brandy sauce. All three meals were well presented , hot and tasted good . The chicken would have benefited from a bit more sauce but what there was, was tasty. Son...More

Thank Jax565
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Went here for a couple of dogs for a couple of beers. They are dog friendly in the bar area (not restaurant). Didn't eat so can't recommend for food but good for a beer

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Response from Mattyd1 | Reviewed this property |
we did mention it at the time my mum said bout it too and the waitress just didn't say anything back then I went and brought more drinks and told the bar man and he just smilied and just said ok I'll tell the chef. You had... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Television, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tan Y Bwlch | Tan Y Bwlch, Maentwrog LL41 3YU, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Gwynedd  >  Maentwrog
  • Phone Number: +44 1766 590277
  • E-mail
Meals are ordered and paid for at the bar.
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