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“Decent, freshly prepared pub grub”
Review of Rhyd-Y-Pennau Inn

Rhyd-Y-Pennau Inn
Ranked #74 of 154 Restaurants in Aberystwyth
Cuisines: British, Bar, Pub
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 5 September 2013 via mobile

Nice freshly prepared pub grub. Food arrived quite promptly and staff pleasant. Food area looked clean. Others that have posted poor reviews haven't been fair on this pub. Ok it's not a la carte but its normal pub grub and meals and environment were fine. Give it a try.

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Thank Pozzza
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Reviewed 25 August 2013

We stopped here for a lunch time meal. The first impressions were not good, dirty entrance and charmless carpark. The inside of the pub was also shabby and the upholstery had seen better days. The table was sticky but as the menu looked good and as we were hungry we thought we would give it a try. And we were very glad we had! Despite the poor first impressions the food was actually very good! It seemed to be freshly cooked and the chips were really nice. For a pub lunch we couldnt have asked for better, though to be honest I doubt we would choose it as a venue for a special occasion.

If only the outside spaces could be made more attractive and welcoming and the inside given a good clean and spruce up it would be an excellent pub. The staff were friendly and helpful, it wouldnt cost much or take much effort to make this a much nicer place to eat.

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1  Thank SpightleNNK
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Reviewed 22 August 2013

tonight was the first time i had set foot in the Rhyd-Y-Pennau Inn and i can most definitely say i will be going back.we were part of a large party celebrating a birthday and the staff were outstanding taking various orders and dealing with it all in their stride.The food was outstanding and i can highly recommend the Reef & Beef, one of the best steaks i've ever had and there was plenty of it and the home made chips were beautiful. All of our party enjoyed all of their food and had very full and satisfied bellies.Thank You very much for a brilliant night.

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Thank andy r
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Reviewed 11 August 2013

Whilst on holiday my boyfriend and I thought this looked a nice place to have a sunday carvey, however it soon became obviously that first impressions can definitely be wrong.
Inside the establishment is outdated and generally looked like it all needs a good clean, however the staff seemed friendly so we thought we'd give it go. We were seated on one of the many ripped chairs, at a table that looked like it had barely been cleaned with a very outdated and tatty plastic table cloth. The table cloth being too small for the table appeared to just be used to sweep all the crumbs under it.
Not to judge a book by it's cover we went up for our carvey to be given the choice of 3 very dry looking meats and vegetables literally swimming in boiling water. Presumably to keep the vegetables warm but instead it just made them mushy and the serving spoons too hot to handle. After a disappointing meal we decided to have a dessert as it was only £1 extra, however I now wish we'd saved the pound! We both ordered toffee sponge and ice cream (which should be served hot) however they both came frozen. So we sent them back and instead of giving us fresh desserts they simply warmed up the old ones slightly. Which just resulted in the sponge still being cold and the ice cream melted!
Honestly one of the worse dining experiences we have ever and for £8.95 per person a complete rip off. Needless to say we will never be returning and encourage others not to bother either.

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Thank blondebuba
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Reviewed 10 August 2013 via mobile

Need I say more? You can't go wrong with a place that makes chips from scratch! None of that frozen rubbish in this lovely, traditional Welsh pub.

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Thank nrj1986
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