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The Australia

31-35 High Street, Porthmadog LL49 9LR, Wales
+44 1766 515957
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good30%
  • Average25%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“great beer” (7 reviews)
“purple moose” (7 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
31-35 High Street, Porthmadog LL49 9LR, Wales
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1 - 10 of 61 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent range of beers from their own brewery (Purple Moose). Food was very good value with ample portions and was served promptly. Lively atmosphere.

Thank ColinBull
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I read other reviews and went quite early, following the advice in other reviews. I am hopeless at choosing different meals and despite the excellent menu choice I fell back in my old favourite steak and ale pie. However this particular pie was excellent. Very...More

Thank BarryD974
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere in this pub in the evening. Seems to be the centre of life in Porthmadog. They serve food but didn’t eat here so can’t comment Local beer - purple moose. Very good

Thank Tracey G
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

2nd year running we've been here whilst on holiday. A great choice of beers and nice food to accompany. See you next year.

1  Thank CasseyCollie
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Stumbled across this place on visiting Porthmadog for the day. It was busy and difficult to find a seat in the middle of the afternoon but luckily a couple were just leaving and we got their seat. Bit of a quirky place being associated with...More

Thank Paul P
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Popped in for a quick beer and snack. Purple Mouse's tap room newly done up. Very comfortable and warm atmosphere and staff. Good Dark side of the Moose and Chocolate Moose (a new one on me) both in good condition along with garlic mushrooms. Bargin...More

Thank RobCpfc
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Called in for food and drink. Local Ale Purple Moose excellent. Good food nice atmosphere and then done folk music

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 24 February 2018

Visit last night, nobody took their coats off, freezing cold, not very welcoming. Limited number of beers due to selling own brand Purple Moose. As the pub allows dogs, it did not smell very nice especially when people are eating.

Reviewed 29 November 2017

We did not eat here as didn't check on Sunday night and they don't do food on Monday or Tuesday. The Beer, particularly Antlered and Chocolate Moose are right up there with the best and the food menu involved quite a lot of infusing Dark...More

Thank petetownsend22
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Visited with the good lady for lunch. Limited menu. Could do with some sandwiches, hot & cold, which can be supplemented by chips or sweet potato fries. Beer was excellent. Really well kept and served to perfection.

Thank Peter H
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15 July 2016|
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Response from rockchickNorthWales | Reviewed this property |
When I was there the pub wasn't serving food.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31-35 High Street, Porthmadog LL49 9LR, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Gwynedd  >  Porthmadog
  • Phone Number: +44 1766 515957
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