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The Brondanw Arms

££ - £££, British,
Llanfrothen, Llanfrothen, Snowdonia National Park LL48 6AQ, Wales
+44 1766 770555
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (14 reviews)
“ribs” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Llanfrothen, Llanfrothen, Snowdonia National Park LL48 6AQ, Wales
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Brondanw Arms used to be a lovely pub i frequented over the years whilst stopping over in the area. Sadly however, this is not the case anymore. There used to be great live music and wonderful beer on tap, but the atmosphere now is...More

Thank johncharlesbala
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having been to this pub the previous year and being very please, we returned. I don't know if it has changed hands but it had gone from excellent to really quite poor. Things started badly when we tried to book for a table of 11...More

2  Thank Gary D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today with the family for a carvery. Highly recommended friendly staff, lovely food, plenty of choice of veg and meat. Will definitely be returning thank you.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My father and I were in the area on business. Spotted them online, and popped in for dinner without booking. Quaint old building, plenty of parking. On entering the fire was going, the locals were chatting and laughing and the place had a lovely atmosphere....More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We visited on a quiet evening at the end of October 2017. The welcome was warm and the food excellent. We both had the burgers. For desert we selected the waffles. The food came at an appropriate temperature and cooked well. This was our third...More

Thank pencefn
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Visited for a family meal whilst on holiday and were not disappointed. Have visited for the past few years and enjoyed our visit every time. Lots of choice on the menu and great real ale. Sampled the golden Dragon ale which was very good. Staff...More

Thank Debbie S
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Ate dinner here while staying in Snowdonia National Park. Our host recommended it as one of their favorite regular spots, and we enjoyed a traditional home meat and potatoes kind of meal. Very pleasant experience, and would go back again without hesitation.

Thank Jonathan H
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We came to this place by accident, as all the places we tried for food in Beddgelert were decidedly unhelpful. I'm pleased to report that this place was friendly, served good unpretentious pub food piping hot (almost too hot), and accepts dogs. There's a pleasingly...More

Thank James_Tringham
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

We ate here after reading reviews. Food was amazing. Staff friendly and fun. I had fillet which was cooked perfectly and my husband had pork. He completely cleaned his plate, which is always a good sign of a perfect meal. Going again tonight.

Thank Tishlu70
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

On our way to Barmouth, we made a detour to the Brondanw Arms for lunch, as it'd been recommended by a friend. We had planned to have steak and veg as we avoid carbs where possible, but unfortunately, there was only a carvery available (it...More

2  Thank Steve O
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Questions & Answers
Andrea J
20 October 2016|
Response from marianblue | Property representative |
Sorry we do not have accommodation, but there are a number of really good b&bs in the area
Lynette P
1 October 2016|
Response from aj311296 |
Hi could you please send us your email address thank you the Brondanw arms
31 July 2016|
Response from landsend103 |
As a happy customer, I can answer and say yes, we take our dog in, dogs are restricted to the bar, but it's no problem, lovely food, can recommend We travel up from Sennen Lands End Cornwall
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Llanfrothen, Llanfrothen, Snowdonia National Park LL48 6AQ, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Snowdonia National Park  >  Llanfrothen
  • Phone Number: +44 1766 770555
Have visited many times over the past two years and always find the hospitality and food to be of a very high standard. The food is wonderfully prepared and presented using fresh local ingredients. There is a well stocked bar and the the owners are friendly and will go out of their way to ensure that you enjoy your visit - the very best gastro-pub in the region!
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