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Glan yr Afon / Riverside

££ - £££, British,
A493 | Pennal, Pennal, Snowdonia National Park SY20 9DW, Wales
+44 1654 791285
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb steak” (18 reviews)
“plaice” (12 reviews)
“pudding” (23 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
A493 | Pennal, Pennal, Snowdonia National Park SY20 9DW, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely place,really nice atmosphere and the staff are nice. Their food is amazing,local produce always fresh and tasty. They have a good selection of alcohol as well.

Thank monikakorendova
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recommended by Jackie and Rob from The Old Vicarage in Corris. Had a lovely meal to celebrate a special occasion. Food was great and big portions...what more can you ask!

Thank WestSussexOAP
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch on 4th July having enjoyed the food here last year. Landlord very welcoming and helpful. Brought a fresh bowl of water for our dog which she enjoyed as we had driven over from Dolgellau in the fierce heat of our amazing Summer....More

Thank Steve D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited for a birthday dinner, food was delicious and Hostess was really helpful and happy to bring out a surprise cake. Staff are great, even though the restaurant was really busy, we were looked after and all staff were very attentive, nothing was too much...More

Thank Adam84Adam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for Sunday lunch with our dog and initially impressed with lovely looking pub and nice choice of food. We ordered roasts but when they finally arrived we were still waiting for gravy and the extra veg we had ordered. Finally realised it wasn't coming...More

Thank Chrissie1907
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I tried to book two rooms to be told the price was £55 per room, I agreed and the reply said the rooms had been booked at £80. I questioned this was met with aggression. Corina who I assume is the wife, has absolutely no...More

5  Thank Mark R
Reviewed 8 June 2018

We had our Sunday lunch here last week and can’t fault the quality of the food at all. We all chose the roast lamb. The portions were were generous and everything tasted very fresh & home cooked. The staff were really efficient, polite and cheerful...More

Thank GranchitCauliflower
Reviewed 7 June 2018

I very recently had a wonderful evening with friends and family celebrating my special birthday. The staff were so helpful to my daughter and husband who arranged all the details with them as a surprise. They went out of their way to make sure everything...More

Thank Elaine H
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

Evening meal here whilst staying at the guest house in the village in the same ownership . Nice modern interior, good beer garden as the name suggests right in the river. Friendly staff and locals, choice of real ales. You can eat in bar or...More

Thank mikeshuff
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Instead of having the traditional Sunday roast,the four of us went for the fish and chips,Haddock in batter and sweet potato chips and peas absolutely delicious,you'll have to travel far to beat this believe you me!!We decided to go for the Garlic Mushrooms as starter...More

Thank Afonwnion
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9 April 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from GlanYrAfon285 | Property representative |
So sorry we do not get alerted when there are messages on this site. Our bedrooms are in our guesthouse which is a 2 minute walk away.
18 October 2017|
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Response from GlanYrAfon285 | Property representative |
Good afternoon, I've copied & pasted our children menu below. Kind regards,Corina Glan Yr Afon Children’s Menu Small soup £2.5 Garlic Bread £1.5 * * * Feather Steak with skinny fries £9.5 Sausage, Mash & gravy... More
Kathy B
2 February 2017|
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Response from GlanYrAfon285 | Property representative |
Good afternoon, I confirm that we do allow dogs in our bar & cwtch areas. We serve the same menu everywhere. I hope this helps. Corina
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: A493 | Pennal, Pennal, Snowdonia National Park SY20 9DW, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Snowdonia National Park  >  Pennal
  • Phone Number: +44 1654 791285
  • E-mail
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