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“Great food and Ale”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Penhelig Arms

Penhelig Arms
Ranked #5 of 16 Restaurants in Aberdovey
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub, Welsh
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Great food and Ale”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2014 via mobile

Visited the Penhelig Arms on our first afternoon in Aberdovey, when we first went in about 5:30 on Friday aft all the tables in the pub had reserved on so we went to sit in the reception area with our drinks. We decided that we were hungry and I asked if there was any tables free, the male behind the bar who is presume was the manager was extremely helpful and have us one of the reserved tables as they were not due in until later.

The good was excellent, I had steak and chips and my husband had fish chips and peas. My son who is 11 wanted egg and chips which was no problem even thou was not on the menu. This washed down with a couple of ciders was very pleasant. Make sure you book in advance thou in summer months.

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English first
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Much improved as good as the old days”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2014

We have 6 holiday lets near Aberdyfi and had seen things slide from the comments in visitors books, however last 6 months all comments positive and ate there in June and had a wonderful meal and staff great.....highly recommend

  • Visited June 2014
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2 Thank paultunstall
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Highly recommended”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2014 via mobile

Ate here twice whilst on holiday in late July, once for lunch and once for dinner. On both occasions the food was fantastic and the service excellent. The meals were quite reasonably priced as were drinks at the bar. I have to mention the lobster with mango I had for dinner as it was incredible, really fresh. Will definitely be returning and can't recommend highly enough.

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2 Thank Emma L
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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
1 review
“Disappointing”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2014

We have been coming to Aberdovey for years and always eat at the Penhelig -- the beer is good, as is the food, however our experience last night was far from good. The beer was ok, as was the food, but it was not good, and the service was poor. The staff were trying hard, but the restaurant had obvioulsy been over booked resulting in people having to stand before going into the restaraunt even though their tables had been booked. We will try again - as we hope it was a blip in their service, but at the prices they charge things need to improve.

  • Visited August 2014
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Carno, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“just awesome”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2014

such a awesome meal, lovely setting, the seafood pasta dish was amazing, will return soon! shame about the noisy arrogant bunch next to us who seemed to complain about both items of which I had had and were fine. think they were just being snobby and trying to be clever. could not fault my meal though and will be back soon!

  • Visited July 2014
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