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The Black Lion Hotel Restaurant

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Llanfair Talhaiarn ££ - £££ , British,
Swan Square, Llanfair Talhaiarn, Abergele LL22 8RY, Wales
+44 1745 720205
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lamb shank” (13 reviews)
“mash” (13 reviews)
“pudding” (16 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:30All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Swan Square, Llanfair Talhaiarn, Abergele LL22 8RY, Wales
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The food here is nice, but for a vegetarian the choice is very very limited - so you end up not going as the menu does not change regularly. Mashed potato is nice and creamy. Decor is clean and country pub like, log fire. Nice...More

1  Thank Sharon E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Once again another great time at the Black Lion . Arrived Friday evening and had a fantastic meal with friends who were new to the pub. Visited local attractions having had a great breakfast and arrived back in time for an amazing steak dinner. Staff...More

1  Thank rick W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited on a Friday afternoon for food. We have visited a number of times just for a drink and have always found the pub to be busy at most times (they are open all afternoon). We have dogs which are allowed in the small...More

1  Thank Vanessa C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whilst on holiday from Scotland, we went for dinner to the Black Lion with some friends from Abergele. What a lovely dining experience! The starters were lovely - my "Salt and Peppered Squid in Batter" was the tenderest and tastiest squid that I have ever...More

1  Thank Engineer-Chappie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Book over the phone. very pleasant and easy booked. Large restaurant area clean and well decorated . Car park small prob only enough for 10 l think there is a pubic car park across the road. Large bar area and outside smoking area too. Nice...More

1  Thank nobody126
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow lovely pub in beautiful surroundings excellent food and if the weather permits you can spend the day swimming in the river I do regular and my dog loves it there but we either had to leave her in the car or sit outside so...More

2  Thank Andy J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in the rooms, which were simple but pleasant. Downstairs, the beer was very good. The food was probably very good for carnivores, but for vegetarians it was difficult to do two nights, even though they had advance notice. But the chef did put...More

Thank SSnJS
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

First visit here came for Sunday dinner. Food very delicious and plentiful and reasonably priced too. Only issues were veg dishes arriving late, they should come the same time as the main plates. I think gravy and sauces should all be on the table too...More

Thank 560sian
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Visiting family in North Wales, they booked the Black Lion for Sunday lunch and it didn't disappoint the pub is lovely clean spacious we had a baby with us so they found a corner of the pub with room and not bothering other guests. The...More

1  Thank Alcal04
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

We were en route to Dublin and took a chance when we saw this old pub and restaurant. Upon entry it is immediately evident that the property is well maintained and the staff well trained. We only stayed one night but would recommend this establishment...More

Thank Alan C
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Questions & Answers
4 April 2017|
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Response from John F | Property representative |
Yes we do
david h
22 January 2017|
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Response from John F | Property representative |
Best to book Sat. night and all day Sunday but we now open every Monday
2 April 2016|
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Response from John F | Property representative |
Hello no unfortunatly we do not allow dogs in
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Swan Square, Llanfair Talhaiarn, Abergele LL22 8RY, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Conwy County  >  Abergele  >  Llanfair Talhaiarn
  • Phone Number: +44 1745 720205
High quality home cooked food is at the heart of what we do at The Black Lion, our aim is to provide our customers with high quality food using the best local produce, and our food can be complemented with our real ales and fine wines from around the world.The Black Lion is situated in an official area of "outstanding natural beauty" & only six miles from the coast, so we are close to the some of the most beautiful countryside in Wales as well as the seaside!Our outside seating area sits on the banks on the river Elwy and we are surrounded by stunning countryside, so even if your only stop is at The Black Lion you can still enjoy some of the most beautiful scenery Wales has to offer. John & the team would like to welcome all to The Black Lion & they look forward to making your stay with us both enjoyable & memorable. With our high quality food and accommodation, real ales, fine wines from around the world and our specialty coffees, there will be something for all in our beautiful country pub!
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