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“underwhelming”
Review of Glan yr Afon

Glan yr Afon
Ranked #3 of 31 Restaurants in Machynlleth
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Fishguard, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“underwhelming”
Reviewed 8 May 2013

We were not welcomed very warmly on arrival, the place smelled very strongly of fish, as though they had forgotten to use the extractor fans and there was no music. The food was okay but nothing special. I don't think I'd go again.

  • Visited May 2013
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Lovely food and decor and lovely staff”
Reviewed 8 April 2013

Really nice selection of food from the menu, staff were absolutely amazing and really looked like they cared about the place. One regret though was with the parmesan crusted plaice - not enough parmesan or salsa verde! :) We shall come again next time :)

Visited April 2013
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Swansea, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Fab food!”
Reviewed 15 February 2013

We've visited Glan yr afon on 4 occasions during the last 4 months. On each occasion we've had wonderful food. I particularly enjoyed the duck with red cabbage, sauteed potatoes and redcurrent sauce. Yum! The surroundings are lovely and the staff are extremely polite, helpful and friendly. We will definitely be visiting again when we'll be in the machynlleth area.

  • Visited February 2013
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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great food and a massive selection of ales”
Reviewed 12 February 2013

Awesome food and an amazing selection of real ale and continental lagers.

Friendly staff went out of their way to help and its great to have a pub that offers a sample of ales before committing to buy. tanks!

Visited January 2013
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Thank shemap
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
192 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
“A Tasty Place”
Reviewed 7 February 2013

First Impressions

Glan Yr Afon is a delightful family run public house in the sleepy village of Pennal. It has been tastefully renovated and lends itself to a good eating establishment rather that a drinker’s pub with food. The décor of tiled floors white walls and minimalistic furnishings are modern and very tasteful.

The Food & Service.

There are two menu’s here, the regular dinner menu serves an array of delightful food and local produce is evident from locally caught Aberdovey Sea Bass to Welsh Black Sirloin and other tasty gastro pub delights. They also provide a weekly set menu for a reduced price (2 courses for £10) and this has many tasty dishes such as mushrooms on toasted Panini with balsamic vinegar, Fish Pie with winter vegetables and Homemade Fish Cake salad & Fries. The service here is outstanding with very friendly staff and Glyn & Corina are the perfect hosts, as are their staff.

Overall
I enjoyed my visit to Glan Yr Afon that much that I returned the following week for a second time and the service and the food was just as good. Great service and hearty food at a reasonable price.

Service- 9/10
The Food- 8 /10
Value for Money - 9/10. The meal, 2 courses and drinks cost £25.00 for 2 people.
http://www.riversidehotel-pennal.co.uk

  • Visited December 2012
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