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Leyland Arms

££ - £££, British,
Llanelidan, Ruthin LL15 2PT, Wales
+44 1824 750822
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“quality steak” (2 reviews)
“rice” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub
££ - £££
Llanelidan, Ruthin LL15 2PT, Wales
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We wondered into the Leyland Arms and had the most fabulous steak ever. Staff friendly, beer refreshing and a very cosy atmosphere. I can’t rate this pub enough, we’ll definitely be back.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank kellybV7602BU
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely traditional, historic building typically next to a pretty Church. This atmospheric pub is set in a quaint Welsh sleepy village. Rather unique as not many of these around anymore!! A hands-on family run business, friendly, helpful and nothing too much trouble. We sat...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank B E
Reviewed 2 October 2018

I was introduced to this Gastropub by friends and was enchanted. The Landlord and his wife are extremely friendly, the setting is idyllic and the history of the place fascinating. The menu was inspired which is not always the case these days. I was very...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Rainbowannie
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Stayed in the village for a week and would have a couple of pints each evening. On Friday had their steak night special which was very generous and good quality steak cooked as ordered.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank surfer209
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

We went to this pub on a rainy Sunday afternoon for lunch with 6 adults and 2 children and nothing was too much trouble. Great food and very reasonably priced. 2 course Sunday roast for £14.95 and large menu if a roast isn't wanted. Very...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank LondonTraveller80
Reviewed 17 August 2018

proper pub with good food, great atmosphere and friendly staff! The food is what youd expect on a pub menu, pies, steaks, sandwiches etc, all locally sourced and made in the kitchen,really comforting pub food! Atmosphere is great, kids love it there as there is...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank hanakatewd
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

what a lovely welcome we had from Janet staff very helpful and the starter where amazing and we all had fish and chip where amazing to we will go back all the best to you all

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank susan p
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Leyland arms welcomed us a party of 14 warmly . The service was friendly and prompt . Food tasty and well cooked locally sourced meat . The children happily played on play field . Thank you to all at Leyland Arms

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank ffiajacsmam
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely family friendly welcome :) staff couldn't be more accommodating! Such a lovely setting kids were happily playing on the grass while we chilled on the picnic benches - food was lovely! Kids ate all and even had ice cream cone for pudding which they...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Sue R
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

We've been going there for a drink recently as there are new tenants (Jan and Roy) now there. A very friendly welcome in a beautiful quaint country pub in a country estate setting. Extensive outdoor seating in the great weather we are now having on...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$198
Bar, British, Pub
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Llanelidan, Ruthin LL15 2PT, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Denbighshire  >  Ruthin
  • Phone Number: +44 1824 750822
  • E-mail
The Leyland Arms is one of the few remaining true country pubs with a real country pub attitude. The Leyland Arms exists primarily to keep the local community together and to provide a social center for those within Llanelidan.A warm welcome also awaits anyone who wishes to visit us and experience our hospitality whether on holiday or working on business.The Leyland Arms occupies a prime position in the picturesque village of Llanelidan, and has always provided a warm and re-assuring feeling of welcome for over several hundred years.The Church of Saint Elidan is a building of both historical and architectural interest, it shares pride of place with the beautiful church of Saint Elidan adjacent to the village hall; which was previously the school. Overlooking the village cricket pitch, the Clwydian Mountain Range in the background affords the pub a natural source of shelter.The entrance to the Leyland Arms is through the courtyard behind the main building. Once inside the building the ceiling beams and wood burning fire provide a complementary setting for the small, well stocked, bar.The food is both great quality and good value. The items on the concise but varied menu are all prepared and cooked on the premises by the landlord, Steve Nicolopulo, to excellent standards. All produce is sourced from local suppliers wherever possible and served up in portion sizes not for the faint hearted. If you have a special requirement or want to book an event then please contact us and we will do our best to cater for your requirements.The Leyland Arms also provides up to 3 rooms should you wish to make yourself at home in the village for longer than a quick drink or meal. The accommodation consists of a double room, which boasts an en suite and spacious relaxation area, a twin room and a single room. For more details on our accommodation please visit the 'rooms' link. All of our room rates include a full breakfast.
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