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Bar, British, Pub, Welsh
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Reviewed 27 September 2023 via mobile

We stayed near to this pub. From day one Jenny and her staff were friendly and polite. We had two meals, the Sunday roast lovely, and again on Tuesday evening. We had meals off the specials list both were piping hot and very good portions....Well worth a visit. Thanks to Jenny and her staff. XxMore

Date of visit: September 2023
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Jennifer Freeman, General Manager at Pen Y Bryn Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2023

Thank you very much Martin and Steph for giving us 5 stars. Really nice meeting you both mustn't forget the 2 dogs. Really pleased you enjoyed your meals with us. Hope to see you again soon. Jenny

Reviewed 25 September 2023

Had a pork dinner, it was superb and then a piece of Ferrero rocher cake and icecream for afters.Worth every penny.YOU WILL NOT BE DISAPOINTED OWNER AND STAFF ,FIRST CLASS!!!!!

Date of visit: September 2023
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Jennifer Freeman, General Manager at Pen Y Bryn Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2023

Thank you Godess 1234. Thank you very much for giving us a 5 star. I'm really pleased you enjoyed your Sunday lunch with us. Thanks Jenny

Reviewed 6 September 2023

Great place to eat out near cardigan with good parking facilities. We had a main meal and dessert. Outstanding food, great service and a good choice of beer and cider. Highly recommend - Dessert is a MUST!!!

Date of visit: September 2023
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Jennifer Freeman, General Manager at Pen Y Bryn Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2023

Thank you very much Lizzie for giving us a 5 star. Really pleased you enjoyed your meal with us. Hope to see you again

Reviewed 26 August 2023 via mobile

Poorly cooked food (mostly microwave cooked) I had curry with half chips, next to no meat and served with peas, sweetcorn, onion rings, mushrooms and more onion, with some extra onion added to replace the chicken! Family had sirloin steak but it was possibly boiled...or microwaved then shown the grill served with the same sides as the curry. All pretty tasteless and expensive. Not going to be back - ever!More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 11 August 2023 via mobile

Not many pubs like this left, nice genuine welcome from the Landlord. Good value home cooked food. Well kept beer. Worth a stop if you are passing like we were.

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 11 July 2023

This pub is really nice with a seperate bar and dining room. The staff are nice and the menu is varied with vegetarian options. I have been here some years ago and in my opinion the food snot as good as it was but its...all home cooked.They do Sunday roasts as well as cementing food. There is a car park across the road for the pub.More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 9 July 2023 via mobile

Came here for Sunday Lunch with my family. A nice quiet, traditional pub with friendly staff. Lovely freshly cooked food with decent sized portions and loads of veg. Amazing selection of desserts too. Worth every penny.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Jennifer Freeman, General Manager at Pen Y Bryn Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2023

Thank you very much Jane for giving us 5 stars. Really pleased you enjoyed your lunch with us yesterday. Thank you again Jenny

Reviewed 18 June 2023

We had Sunday lunch, it was sooo good. A really good, traditional Sunday roast. The people who served us were lovely. Just a great experience, we’re here for the week so we’ll definitely go back before we have to go home. Thank you Pen Y...Bryn Arms 👌🏻More

Date of visit: June 2023
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Jennifer Freeman, General Manager at Pen Y Bryn Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2023

Thank you very much Susan for giving us a 5 star review. We are really pleased you enjoyed your Sunday Roast with us. Will be pleased to see you again while you are here. Thanks again Jenny

Reviewed 27 May 2023

My friend and I had a lovely evening meal here. The food was lovely well cooked and hot. Would definitely go again

Date of visit: May 2023
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Jennifer Freeman, General Manager at Pen Y Bryn Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2023

Thank you very much Elisabeth for giving us 5 stars. Really pleased you enjoyed your meal with us. Hope to see you again. Thank you again. Take Care Jenny.

Reviewed 26 March 2023 via mobile

Excellent place for a drink and evening meal, very friendly staff, prepared a takeaway for our daughter who chose not to go out for dinner. Very welcoming. Food was very enjoyable, lots of specials on the board.

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 20 December 2022

During a mid week break in December 2022, we visited this pub three times for an evening meal. The food was excellent and reasonably priced. The owner and staff were extremely pleasant and friendly and really made us feel welcome. As the weather was bitterly...cold, we also loved the roaring open fire. We would highly recommend this pub. Thank you very much.More

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 24 October 2022 via mobile

Visiting the area with friends so ate here several times during our stay in the village. The food was excellent, choice of menu was quite outstanding for a small village pub. Staff were very welcoming and friendly. Would highly recommend this lovely little pub.

Date of visit: October 2022
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Jennifer Freeman, General Manager at Pen Y Bryn Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2022

Thank you very much for giving us 5 stars. Really pleased you enjoyed your meals with us. Hope to see you again. Jenny

Reviewed 15 October 2022

During a weeks holiday 7-14 October for six friends in the village of Pen y Bryn we visited this pub 3 times, once for a Sunday roast and twice for evening meals. The menu had a very good selection and the desserts were to die...for. The staff were very friendly and the service was excellent every time, we would definitely recommend a visit here.More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Jennifer F, General Manager at Pen Y Bryn Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2022

Thank you very much for giving us 5 stars. Was really nice meeting you. Glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope to meet up one day soon. Take care. Jenny

Reviewed 13 October 2022

Been meaning to write this review for a while. We found this wonderful hearty pub on our way back from a carriage ride we did with Gentle Giants Shires, we said on our return sometime we would visit. We were not disappoint with our choice!...Wonderful friendly place with honest food. Owners are friendly and very welcoming people, who you can have a laugh with. It's one of those places you will be happy to revisit, which is something me and the girls would love to do again! Thank you all for a fantastic time and meal. Look forward to seeing you all again soon! XxMore

Date of visit: June 2022
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Jennifer F, General Manager at Pen Y Bryn Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2022

Thank you very much for having us 5 stars. Really pleased you enjoyed your meal with us. Look forward to seeing you again soon. Thanks again Jenny and John xx

Reviewed 9 October 2022 via mobile

Excellent Sunday roast, simple and tasty, a very traditional British Sunday lunch. Service essential but friendly and attentive to the customer. Has been a very lovely lunch, spot on!

Date of visit: October 2022
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Jennifer F, General Manager at Pen Y Bryn Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2022

Thank you very much for giving us a 5 star really pleased you enjoyed it. Hope to see you soon.

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NICOLA W
26 November 2020|
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Response from scrumpy150 | Property representative |
Hi Nicola we start serving food from 5.30 Tuesday to Saturday our last orders are 7.30 to 8.00 depending on how busy we are. Thanks Jenny
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Hi Heather you don't have to book a table through the week we do advise you to book on Sunday lunch. Yes we are doing good Easter Sunday £14.95 per person two course dinner coffee and mints included in the price. Hooe that... More
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Pen Y Bryn Arms is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5