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) #41 of 106 Restaurants in Aberystwyth $$ - $$$ , British,
Queens Road, Aberystwyth SY23 2HH, Wales
+44 1970 615241
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Queens Road, Aberystwyth SY23 2HH, Wales
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1 - 10 of 109 reviews

Reviewed 8 May 2017

Went to quite a few different pubs in Aber during our weekend, scholars definitely the best even though we are a lot older than the usual clientele !

Thank juliegray56
Reviewed 22 February 2017

went with a group of people , the steak I had was cooked as I asked for. the whole meal was very good, and good value as was the meals for the rest of the group .the only downside was the service was a bit...More

Thank swilliams189189
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Very welcoming landlord who made us feel genuinely welcome and important. Selection of real ale. Food pretty good - not amazing but good. (Huge pizza - could easily feed 2). Student / sports pub. Recommend for a beer and reasonable meal at a decent price,...More

Thank happy2Baway
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

My friends and I decided to drive down to aberystwyth last week, and decided to stop at scholars for some food - best decision of the day. Two of us had the lasagne, a pasta dish, and fish and chips. Everybody enjoyed their meals, and...More

Thank holly12333
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

*maggot alert* Very disappointed, gone out for a birthday meal with 4 other friends. Two of us had a starter which was lovely. When it came to the main course my friend had a maggot in her vegetarian pasta dish (confirmed by the kitchen staff...More

Thank Elen Y
Reviewed 31 October 2016

looks nice from outside, pretty ordinary fairly basic and rough looking pub inside. No comforts or reason to want to stay there except as a drinking den - for some people that would be perfect, but it's a rather limited offer.

Thank DPG_12
Reviewed 25 October 2016

The Sunday Roast here is really good. The location is excellent and the cosy quaint interior is wonderful. Will definitely return.

Thank al-mondo76
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Scholars is a uni graduate/lecturer favourite. Great selection of beers and pub food, sometimes a wait for food - live bands. Busy on weekends. Great Sunday carvery

Thank devs436
Reviewed 16 October 2016

I was in two minds whether to visit having seen two sides from other reviewers. Sunday lunch proved to be busy as expected.my mid 50's wife and I were the youngest by 30 years and yes the music was too loud. However the beer was...More

Thank Nick A
Reviewed 30 September 2016

The bolognaise topped pizza is very generous - sufficient for 2 ! Nice ambience, friendly staff. Careful where you sit - music can be overwhelming conversations !

Thank Andy M
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Karen W
Do you need to book table
25 May 2015|
Response from S_Bailey_John | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, it may be a little late for you, but there is no need to book at Scholars. Cheers!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$20
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Queens Road, Aberystwyth SY23 2HH, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Ceredigion  >  Aberystwyth
  • Phone Number: +44 1970 615241
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