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Review of Oakeley Arms Bar

Oakeley Arms Bar
Ranked #2 of 3 Restaurants in Maentwrog
Cuisines: Bar
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Good for: Groups
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Meals are ordered and paid for at the bar.
Reviewed 18 February 2014 via mobile

We left our hotel before 11am and drove a beautiful coastal route to Aberdovey via Barmouth, Dolgellau etc.
We opted to try here - circa 6.30pm - for a quick & easy meal.
Dated decor, poor choice of beer (deceptive Bass sign outside - Bass not served) terrible choice of wine (Stowells: only red a Merlot) and horrid sticky dirty bar menus put us off - thankfully - ordering food in this empty hostelry on a Tuesday in half term.

Glad we returned to our gorgeous hotel again.

Would not be enticed to return here...very unwelcoming.

Thank Mo P
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Reviewed 16 February 2014

Good quality food off a fairly small menu. Prices reasonable and service was good. Large pub and fairly quiet when we went. We would be happy to return.

Thank rogercliffe31
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AVanstone, Owner at Oakeley Arms Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2014

Many thanks for the feedback. Hope to see you here again soon.

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Reviewed 30 December 2013

The food at the oakeley was lovely,the sunday carvery being my favourite,it was pretty busy when I was there last,but to me that says a good meal,and a lot of people must also know that,i will definitely be going back again

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Thank 685Susan102
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Reviewed 29 December 2013

We read some of the bad reviews but also heard it was the best place to eat around the area so we went for a sunday carvery, and glad we did so the food was beautifull and many choices with the veg and different gravy for each meat, the service was pleasant and all the staff were friendly and talkative making us feel very welcome.The prices was reasonable too a plate of carvery for £8.95!! That's amazingly good!! The atmosphere in the place was warm, happy and comffortable would deffinetly come here again.GOOD FOOD,FRIENDLY STAFF&HELPFULL,NICE LOCATION :)

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Reviewed 27 December 2013

It must be quite hard to get the ingredients right for an evening meal, venue, ambience and then the food, so we don’t usually complain if small things aren’t ideal. However, our Oakley Arms rib arrived swimming in a burnt liquid, the beef in our stroganoff was tough and tasteless, and a turkey pie came with little turkey and an electrical cable grip. We got back the cost of the turkey pie “special” but no one seemed terribly concerned, surprised or even interested. The bar staff couldn’t account for it, no works in the kitchen or whatever, so presumably they can’t ensure building materials don’t appear in someone else’s food. There are better local options.

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Thank Ross L
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