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The Silver Fountain

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly
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Dinas | Dinas Hill, Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed LL24 0HF, Wales
+44 1690 710456
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Braintree, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My family and I were staying in a cottage and The Silver Fountain was the nearest place to eat so decided to give it a try. It's fair to say the outside could do with a bit of tlc and when you go in you find a good old fashioned homely pub. We were the first in as we'd gone... More 

Thank Keaves
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

9 of us went to this place for a family meal, the food was fantastic and the service was great, even had 3 dogs with us which were very welcome.

Thank tanya1968morgan
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Tried this place twice whilst on a weekend break, both times the food was good, good sized portions. Went for Sunday lunch and the roast was brilliant and the lady working, who I believe was called Jan, was excellent, friendly and welcoming. Would recommend to anyone staying nearby.

Thank Adam S
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

So I was back to England after my visit to north wales and pretty hungry. We stopped by after we saw an appealing board for "good food". A very typical Welsh decor, the food was a delight! The only downside was that it took a lot of time for the food to arrive. We ordered some burgers. But on the... More 

Thank priyam305
Preston, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited The Silver Fountain on Easter Sunday after calling to check if they had any tables. On arrival we were greeted by a very flustered Jan who was run ragged, yet still had time to laugh and smile and keep her customers chatting. The pub had obviously been busy throughout the day because one or two items on the menu... More 

Thank Zoe F
Oxford, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was excellent however service unbelievably slow (over an hour to get food) and mistakes in order

Thank Stephen M
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can not recommend highly enough, after reading these reviews I thought it would be a sin not to visit and it did not disappoint! After first day climbing mount snowdon we were in need of a real meal, we got chicken and bred pie. Took around 30 mins as they not your crap heated up pies or regular pies... More 

Thank chally90
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

After a hard day scaling Snowdon my wife and I, along with some friends, called here late looking for some hearty food. The barmaid was a right laugh but also really good at her job and the pies were amazing. Of course when she told me they were made by Yorkshire folk I knew they would be. Anyway 3 ham... More 

Thank elyofyorkshire
Dumfries, United Kingdom
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181 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We ate here at new year and enjoyed a delicious meal of proper home-made food, good quality and very good value for money. The pub is rustic and traditional inside, accessed down steep steps from the car park at rear (could drop off outside at front with no steps). Very cosy feel helped by log fire burning. Husband had the... More 

Thank T B
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

I have been to the Silver Fountain a few times now , and always put this pub on my list when I visit Betws y coed , this pub is roughly 2 miles outside Betws on the road to Penmachno. The food is really good with big portions , don't let that put you off it's quality, I had the... More 

Thank Dave G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dinas | Dinas Hill, Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed LL24 0HF, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Snowdonia National Park  >  Betws-y-Coed
  • Phone Number: +44 1690 710456

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