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The Black Lion Inn

££ - £££, British,
A487 | Machynlleth, Machynlleth SY20 8TN, Wales
+44 1654 703913
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“mixed grill” (9 reviews)
“steak” (12 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
A487 | Machynlleth, Machynlleth SY20 8TN, Wales
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Reviewed 6 September 2015

Easy to find on the road to Aberystwyth, we had booked in advance for Sunday lunch last weekend. We were very satisfied, and glad we had booked as it was very busy. One course is almost always sufficient for us, and we really enjoyed the...More

Thank silvertraveller0
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Three of us had a meal on Sat 29th Aug and everything was delicious. Warm, welcoming atmosphere and staff very friendly and accommodating. Would certainly return, as we have in the past, as we have never had a bad experience. Would recommend it to everyone...More

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

Visited here this week, and quite disappointed to say the least. Now, we've been here many times before and had lovey meals, it's a shame one time can really throw you off. A few of us ordered the steak, cooked medium which I've had before....More

6  Thank MulberryMitzy
Reviewed 26 August 2015

A most enjoyable Sunday Lunch for my family of 4 in a relaxed atmosphere and the staff were amenable & attentive. We enjoyed the cod goujons, duck & liver pate & grilled goats cheese as starters - all faultless & perfectly presented. For main course...More

1  Thank StuAnn95
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Fantastic Sunday lunch here. Kids menu also excellent. Was worried about the parking as there is no car park and not much road to park on, but on arrival there was plenty of space to park. The pub itself is very old (in a good...More

Thank Bianconero
Reviewed 10 August 2015

This is an old family run pub/restaurant with a homely atmosphere. Something on the menu for everybody at a reasonable price. Would highly recommend.

Thank Teresa H
Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

Always lovely food & great service. Lovely homely little place. Always best to book if it's a planned meal out as its always so busy.

Thank Caryl Mai Edwards
Reviewed 29 July 2015

With only living down the road from here I have been going to the Black Lion for over 20 years and the food has been delicious every single time. I have never had a meal there yet that I haven't been very very happy with....More

Thank Bikebabe69
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Found on this site but subsequently recommended by a local and every good thing I'd read and heard were indeed true. Great food, lovely atmosphere. Generous, large portions, you need to be very hungry. Couldn't fit in my favourite sweet of rhubarb crumble as I...More

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 6 July 2015

ate twice during a four day stay, more a restaurant than a pub this establishment provides lovely food, real local beers within a nice friendly environment.

1  Thank bammers54
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Questions & Answers
Myra C
4 May 2017|
Response from colincheryl | Property representative |
Sorry we are only open Sunday lunch time, when we do a traditional roast dinner.
Marty J
25 August 2016|
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Response from Keith T | Reviewed this property |
Seems like Aaron has answered the question.
20 June 2016|
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Response from Mrhappydays | Reviewed this property |
Not sure sorry best call them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$23
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: A487 | Machynlleth, Machynlleth SY20 8TN, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Powys  >  Machynlleth
  • Phone Number: +44 1654 703913
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