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Riverside Hotel

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Min Yr Afon Aberdyfi Road, Pennal, Snowdonia National Park SY20 9DW, Wales
+44 1654 791285
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Staying for 1 night in their guest house across the road we dined in the Riverside as it was recommended in our guide book. A warm welcome from owners Glynn and Corina and their staff led to a first class meal from their extensive menu, roast cod on a bed of samphire along with crab croquettes and sautéed potato's was... More 

Thank Paul49_13
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited The Riverside on a number of occasions as we stay each year at Plas Talgarth. We have just returned from our hols and yet again The Riverside was excellent. We ate there twice and both times were superb . If you find a better Sunday Roast please let us know. The staff were very attentive and welcoming... More 

Thank Andrew H
Abergynolwyn, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of foodies arrived at the Riverside Hotel today for lunch . The food was amazing , Service first class , we booked a table inside but as the weather was to good to miss we asked if we could eat outside , this was not a problem . We will certainly be back . Well done . Well... More 

1 Thank jennieevans16
Margate, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked in at 8:30 for dinner as we were staying at a nearby campsite and the staff were very accommodating! Fab food! Lovely menu! Great service! Would highly recommend.

Thank Holly C
Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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151 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by a friend. 4 ex schoolfriends staying in a cottage nearby. Good welcome, impressive selection of gin. Wide selection on menu, large portions well cooked. Very good Welsh service in a lively bar restaurant. Would call again if we return to the area.

Thank Ruth W
Southampton, England, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We discovered this little gem on the last two days of a weeks holiday in this beautiful part of Wales. We ended up having our family meals here as it was that good! This pub/restaurant/bar has that great mix of old and new, with a modern clean interior design in what is an old building and that character comes through;... More 

1 Thank Badgersniff
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Having popped in for a pint earlier in the week and been pleasantly surprised by the bar and dining area, we decided to expose the waiting staff to a Mingle Meal and all the chaos that involves! Four adults - two who were more than happy with the choice of wine on offer and two enjoying the draft peroni settled... More 

Thank Aberdeen23
Cheshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Really enjoyed a meal here in the outside garden. Nice selection of beers on draft as well as an interesting menu.

Thank noah186
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Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Plenty of good quality food at reasonable prices. There was an offer of two courses for £12.50 (main plus either starter or suite). Recommend booking to avoid disappointment.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Barry, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

First visit here for a couple of years and unfortunately standards seem to have slipped. menu just doesn't seem to be as exciting as it was, and food reflected that as well. I had the cod in a herb crumb which was quite a small portion, I enjoyed the buttered samphire but it was accompanied by what I can only... More 

Thank nathanhumph

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Min Yr Afon Aberdyfi Road, Pennal, Snowdonia National Park SY20 9DW, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Snowdonia National Park  >  Pennal
  • Phone Number: +44 1654 791285

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?