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) #1 of 13 Restaurants in Bala $$ - $$$ , British,
23 High Street, Snowdonia National Park, Bala LL23 7LU, Wales
+44 1678 521256
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
23 High Street, Snowdonia National Park, Bala LL23 7LU, Wales
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you think you are getting traditional British food in an authentic British pub you are going to be disappointed you may as well visit Epcot at Disneyland in USA The food was Ok but it was not authentic Welsh cuisine. The staff knew nothing...More

Thank Tracy W
Reviewed 2 days ago

Good wholesome food in a clean, tidy and relaxing environment, Good choice of beers and wines and attentive service, all at a decent price. Would certainly recommend.

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were on our way to Harlech from Birmingham and stopped at this lovely pub in Bala. It was just after 2.30pm and they had stopped serving but they very kindly cooked three meals for us: fried chicken with their own seasoning and a lovely...More

Thank Doug S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Booked in her for Saturday night celebrating our parents birthday. Lovely welcome when we arrived and shown to our table in the restaurant part which is lovely. Great choice of traditional home cooked pub food which was all cooked to perfection (even my brothers steak...More

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 4 days ago

Called in on Saturday around 5pm for a meal as we walked in we asked the waitress for a table for 2,she looked at another member of staff and sad 'what time is it' 'I'll have to get my mobile' we are still standing there...More

1  Thank Houseuphigh
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We came here on a Saturday night and it was very busy and fortunately we had booked in advance. Food was nice. Menu was quite limited for fish eaters and vegetarians (1 choice each). Cheese plate as dessert was a big portion. I was told...More

Thank visitor049
Reviewed 5 days ago

Good quality freshly cooked food, clean and tidy and staff friendly and helpful, simply losing a star for side salad being a little sad/floppy, perhaps prepared earlier.

Thank SusannahS483
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went to Bala for a family holiday and this place was recommended to us. Don't be deceived by the relatively bland exterior; this place is stunning inside! We went expecting 'pub food' and how wrong we were. The interior has obviously had a lot...More

Thank Shonagay
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited the restaurant yesterday evening 11th August after reading some of the reviews on here. I must say that we were not let down. The service was very good, friendly, and welcoming. The food, WOW! Decent portions and very enjoyable. Credit where credit is due...More

Thank Woody2612
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Popped in for lunch as a family of four. Service was good, waitress was nice and good with the two kids. Food was really good, the kids meals were huge, the kids burger was home made and absolutely delicious, not something you say very often...More

Thank rugbyglobetrotter
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Questions & Answers
10 August 2015|
Response from Geoffrey U | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They have a sign saying dogs welcome with well trained owners! I understand that the family owners have several dogs between them.
Robert J
21 July 2015|
Response from Geoffrey U | Reviewed this property |
Certainly. There are many tables outside, and they allow well-behaved dogs into the restaurant as well.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 High Street, Snowdonia National Park, Bala LL23 7LU, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Snowdonia National Park  >  Bala
  • Phone Number: +44 1678 521256
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