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The Paddler's Return

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Bar, British, Pub
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Paddlers Return Porthdafarch Road, Holyhead LL65 2LL, Wales
+44 1407 763049
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Paddlers is a brilliant place for friends or family to gather. Loads of games,good selection of drinks and excellent,well priced food. Staff are always friendly and welcoming,it's well worth a visit.

Thank Alex F
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2 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely a hidden gem for all ages. Theres a variety of drinks that will suit everyones taste, a pool table and plenty of card/board games for entertainment and the staff and even other customers were very friendly. We had the paddlers burger and rustic chips and the gammon and egg. The portions were generous and the burger was clearly homemade... More 

1 Thank Clare E
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A friendly little bar serving good food and cold beer. What more could a person asked for? Based on the Anglesey Outdoors site it offers a friendly place to chill after a busy day of outdoor activities or just exploring the beautiful Island of Anglesey.

Thank Karen B
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Coming from a University, I'm used to cheap drinks and was very much expecting the worst in prices from a small place like this. Oh how wrong I was. At £3.20/3.25 for a pint of Thatchers, I could never complain (I ended up paying £4.80 in the Lake District). The staff were fantastic, really friendly and really kind. If you're... More 

Thank Peter E
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Spent long weekend at centre and booked a meal at the restaurant, has the best food of the weekend there and the prices were good.

Thank Byron D
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110 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We were in Trearddur Bay for the weekend and we thought we would try the Paddler's for an evening meal as it was only a few minutes drive form our hotel, the Blackthorn Farm. The Paddler's is attached to an outward bound/water sports centre and in the pitch black of a November evening it feels quite eerie to be driving... More 

Thank Doug H
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Nice quiet clean space for a pint, good quality meals, wifi available, plenty of options, lovely space

Thank gcaseyleigh
Buxton, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Great atmosphere & food, friendly staff. Lots of games, big telly (not too intrusive), pool table, very child friendly.

Thank lucyawainwright
Denbigh, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Thought we'd pop in here for an evening meal, wasn't disappointed home cooked food was great not the cheapest but was OK gets quite busy and decor is really funky but cool it's just like somewhere in Cornwall surfers paradise

Thank Carongs
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Great atmosphere, fabulous decor and very friendly staff. We had a lovely meal here, delicious homemade burgers which were very good and extremely good value for money. The place somehow has the feel of a beach shack in the Caribbean with lots of driftwood, stripey fabrics, even the ladies toilets are fab with a big puffin painted on the wall... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Bar, British, Pub
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Paddlers Return Porthdafarch Road, Holyhead LL65 2LL, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Island of Anglesey  >  Holyhead
  • Phone Number: +44 1407 763049
Quiet family pub offering home-cooked meals at a reasonable price. Plenty of out door seating, 10 minute walk to the beach. Situated in the wilds, very relaxed & family run.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?