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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Arriving late on a cold dark foggy evening it was delightful to find the hotel looking resplendant on the outside and find an equally warm welcome inside. It was quiet (week before Christmas) with only a few people in the bar and a few staying overnight. The room was very pleasant and everything thoughfully provided for a comfy stay. It...

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Llangollen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Have eaten here on a few occasions Found it very comfortable and warm And much improved menu since the new owners took over Staff are very nice and helpful Would go back and recomend it to family and friends

Thank 1975gregory
Wrexham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Visited today 8th Dec. We were recommended here & we weren't disappointed, the food & service were excellent, I had the lamb dish & my partner had chicken & gammon pie, it was so delicious. We will be visiting again very soon, just stunning food and a perfect G&T I may add 😃🍸🍽

1Thank 167loraine
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

We are visitors to the area and after a full day sight seeing we had a evening meal here. Straight away a warm and friendly welcome was given and there was a lovely atmosphere. The food was of a excellent standard all cooked to perfection I had smoked haddock with scallops with creamy pesto my husband had the steak, we...

Thank Wendy H
Reviewed 24 November 2016

I visited this establishment with some friends in mid October following various recommendations from friends and family and it certainly didn't disappoint. On entrance to the bar, it had a warm, cosy, busting atmosphere. A number of people, I assume locals were milling around the bar and there was a roaring fire. The owners were very friendly and welcoming, we...

1Thank Beth S
Reviewed 22 November 2016

We found this place from a book of special places to stay - We arrived on a cold afternoon in November and the tiny bar was packed with locals - so it was not possible to see the fire. I had booked supper and asked the girl at the bar to ensure we had a quiet table as my husband...

4Thank Betty N
JGX, Owner at The Hand at Llanarmon, responded to this review

Dear Betty, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I’m glad that you enjoyed your food and my welcome. I'm sorry that our bar was tiny (it's 500 years old and most people find it cosy). I'm sorry it was busy (those happy customers do, for some reason, keep insisting on turning up). I was disappointed to...

Shifnal, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

What a warm welcome on a cold November day. You made our stay magical. The room was cosy, clean, well stocked and comfy. Then I come to the food:- one word that is "fantastic" local produce cooked superbly. Very friendly too. Think about this:- sitting in front of a roaring fire, drinking wine, with the person you love on a...

Thank TurnerS_9
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I went to The Hand for Sunday lunch today. Couldn't fault it. Amazing food, great service and nice place. Everyone who worked there was very welcoming. We'll definitely be returning...

Thank Alun W
Leigh on Sea
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Booked an evening meal for myself and my niece as a treat. The restaurant lived up to all expectations. Attentive staff who were able to answer questions about the menu and who obviously knew their 'stuff'. The time from sitting at our table, ordering our first course to our dessert was just right. Even though they were busy we were...

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Mold, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I took a friend as a birthday treat. Her ground floor room was pretty much ideal although next time she'd go for room 5 which has a wet room rather than a shower over the bath. Room 6, my room, was very comfortable although the shower was not very powerful. The complimentary toiletries were not tested on animals and the...

Thank jmd457

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hand is an ancient hostelry with all the attributes you'd expect - bags of character, a cosy, relaxing ambience and a warm welcome from your hosts, Jonathan and Jackie Greatorex. As soon as you arrive you feel the weight of the world dissolving as the surroundings work their magic. All the classic ingredients are here - old beams, roaring fireplaces, a casual mix-and-match of pine and oak furniture, real ale and good food. The latter is seriously good. Thanks to the talents of Head Chef Grant Mulholland and his team, The Hand is renowned for award-winning food, an inventive marriage of country fare and sophisticated metropolitan cuisine. The bedrooms, in a variety of sizes, reflect similar influences, with rustic decor and sparkling modern bathrooms. Country lovers just love the location. You can walk in the Berwyns for hours with only the sheep for company and the ever-helpful Hand can arrange many country pursuits, including horse riding, fishing and shooting. You may be away from it all, but you'll also be in the swing of things; this gem of a country inn is so much a part of village life that locals and visitors mix in unaffected harmony. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Hand at Llanarmon

Address: Upper Ceiriog Valley, Llanarmon DC LL20 7LD, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > North Wales > Denbighshire > Llanarmon DC
Price Range: €106 - €156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Hand at Llanarmon 4*
Number of rooms: 13
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“Fabulous food, great service and all set in a picturesque valley. Top notch!”
 of 5 bubbles Ann1el, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“rooms at the front are over the bar but noise is muffled and not intrusive”
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“Didn't stay”
 of 5 bubbles 167loraine, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“They have accessible rooms , dog friendly rooms. Just check”
 of 5 bubbles jmd457, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
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