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Whether you are after a spot of lunch, a delicious home-cooked dinner, or simply want to pop in for a drink or snack, step inside and experience our relaxed and charming atmosphere.
PRICE RANGE
US$6 - US$24
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free off-street parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Gift Cards Available
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All reviews lamb cutlets mixed grill puds sunday roast sea bass mussels peas burger the pub log fire lovely evening lovely cosy pub lots of character piping hot huge portions three courses warm welcome
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nicely and freshly cooked food is what one need one completely exhausted. And this is exactly what I got here..;.;

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 13 December 2020

Saw the Sunday roast advertised on Facebook on Saturday evening, messaged via messenger and received a prompt response and was luck enough to have a take away slot for the following day. Arrived outside at my time slot and called to say I was outside...More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 22 November 2020 via mobile

Great Sunday lunch with superb food which was loved by our whole family. Service could not have been better and a very warm welcome included a roaring log fire. The pub doesn’t look much from the outside, but don’t be put off, the whole package...More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 19 October 2020 via mobile

Food was amazing! The burgers are to die for. All staff are very attentive considering current guidelines

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 29 September 2020

We went to The Black Lion Inn whilst on hols In August with some friends. First of all, I was very impressed with the Covid prevention measures, probably the safest I have felt in a restaurant since January. The tables were set well apart, and...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 1 September 2020 via mobile

Lovely evening meal here, very friendly staff working under difficult COVID restrictions. The food was delicious!

Date of visit: September 2020
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blacklionderwenlas, Owner at The Black Lion Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2020

Thank you so much. It means a lot that you enjoyed given the new restrictions. We are trying to keep everyone safe but keep it as relaxed as possible. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 31 August 2020

We had a superb Sunday lunch for 4. Both food and service were excellent and we also found it excellent value for money. We shall certainly return when we are next on holiday in Machynlleth!

Date of visit: August 2020
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blacklionderwenlas, Owner at The Black Lion Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2020

Thank you very much and thank you for joining us while on holiday. We definitely look forward to seeing you return.

Reviewed 20 August 2020

met by the staff so friendly helpful and polite ! the food fantastic ....mussels...lamb shank....lamb cutlets.....sea bass .....absolutely lovely / tasty ....and a nice beer ....what a lovely evening ....

Date of visit: August 2020
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blacklionderwenlas, Owner at The Black Lion Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2020

We are over the moon you had such a fantastic evening with us. We are happy to hear you enjoyed everything from our staff to the food.

Reviewed 19 August 2020

Had a lovely evening meal here with the family. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The food was of the highest quality. The sea bass was beautifully cooked and my sons mixed grill was delightful and the size of the portion was excellent. Would...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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blacklionderwenlas, Owner at The Black Lion Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2020

Thank you for recommending us and taking the time to write such kind words. We put our heart and soul into our food and the environment so its great to hear people enjoying what we are trying to achieve

Reviewed 13 August 2020 via mobile

Incredible food - tender lamb shank, chicken burger piled high with pineapple and onion rings, cheesy lasagne that hits the spot. Really worth a visit. Lovely sea ale too.

Date of visit: August 2020
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blacklionderwenlas, Owner at The Black Lion Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2020

We are so happy to hear you had a great visit to us. Thank you for writing a reveiw. Its also amazing to hear you enjoyed our food and ale.

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Rainbow1975
21 September 2019|
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Response from blacklionderwenlas | Property representative |
Yes we open Sunday lunch 12-2.30pm. Advisable to book as we get extremely busy. We allow dogs in the daytime only due to being such a small pub and having no separate bar area
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Cosynights
28 December 2018|
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Response from blacklionderwenlas | Property representative |
We allow dogs in the daytime but unfortunately due to space we can’t after 6pm as we are only a small pub and have no separate areas. Thank you
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    How is The Black Lion Inn rated?
    The Black Lion Inn is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5