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Vaynol Arms

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€€ - €€€
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh
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Pentir, Tregarth, Bangor LL57 4EA, Wales
+44 1248 362896
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
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nw England
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went tonight, with my husband and teenage son. They both had steak and ale pie, i had belly pork. Bread, olives and oilto start. Lovely staff, warm and welcoming. Best meal we've had for a long time

Thank alijay0
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

WOW !! Having heard of the great food and service that this pub was meant to deliver we decided as a family to go and have Sunday Roast Dinner. The food was hot, plentiful and tasted great. The waitress service was first class and the owners went out of their way to help. For a family of six,two adults and... More 

Thank Mark A
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61 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely olde worldwide pub, traditional styling. Food was very nice and the drinks were nice and cool, staff and owners were all very nice and welcoming. I will certainly be going again.

Thank Jimheath
Bangor, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Selection of meats was the offering on the sunday lunch menu, meat was something you would buy in a supermarket (thin slices) two new potatoes, two roast potatoes and the terrible meat and vegetables was the offering. Never again

Thank angiewalley66
TheVaynolArms, Owner at Vaynol Arms, responded to this review

We are slightly disheartened to receive your review. Especially as you and your partner Gareth enjoyed your meals , completely finished your meals and said you were too full to consider desserts. As for your description of the meals you had let's just say cctv coverage of your visit visually describes totally different meals.! If there was an issue t... More 

Neath Port Talbot, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visit Bangor quite often and I must say that this place is our favourite place to eat yet! Amazing service with a friendly face, the food is exquisite and full of flavour! Resturant all the time, highly recommend

Thank Vjones22
TheVaynolArms, Owner at Vaynol Arms, responded to this review

Hi , Thank you for your kind review. We are pleased you enjoy it so much here. Say hi to us when your next in. Thank you once again More 

Arthog, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal at this pub. Recommended. Landlord is the Chef, he knows how to cook a great meal. Plenty of it too.

Thank Susan K
TheVaynolArms, Owner at Vaynol Arms, responded to this review

Good evening, Thank you for your kind review. We look forward to your next visit.. More 

north wales
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked in advance to go on a Saturday night.We arrived 10 minutes early and was welcomed by a member of staff immediately.Shown to our seats in a nice looking restaurant and waitress brought our drinks over in a flash.Shown the menus and was told there were Specials on the blackboard.Starters were excellent and brought out quickly.After an adequate wait our... More 

Thank sploggon
TheVaynolArms, Manager at Vaynol Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review, the specials change regularly so call in again soon, More 

Caernarfon, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

We had a social outing over the Christmas period, a group of us met up for pre Christmas party. On arriving I found the pub and restaurant to be warm and inviting. We were greeted by the Landlord and made to feel instantly welcome. The bar staff were polite and friendly and the service was first rate. Some of us... More 

Thank 399amorris
TheVaynolArms, Owner at Vaynol Arms, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for your kind review. We aim to please when you visit and look forward to yourself and your group of friends calling in again very soon. Diolch More 

Dumfries, United Kingdom
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172 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

We had Sunday lunch here on our first visit, and unfortunatley both found the quality of food in our main courses to be poor. Husband chose the chicken, ham and leek pie - the pastry was hard in places and soft in others, very thin, and no trace or taste of leeks at all. I had fish pie whch had... More 

1 Thank T B
TheVaynolArms, Owner at Vaynol Arms, responded to this review

Good afternoon, We are very sorry to hear you were not satisfied on your Sunday visit. We did however check everything was enjoyable with your meals to which you responded yes excellent and like you said you stayed for desserts. So we wasn't aware of any of these issues you have raised since leaving. If you had any doubts at... More 

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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We ate at this lovely, quiet, traditional pub twice whilst away for New Year. We ate in the bar area as we had our dog with us both times. There is only two or three tables in this area, one is next to the open fire (perfect for our dog!). The main course was excellent on both occasions, as was... More 

Thank Whitto1
TheVaynolArms, Owner at Vaynol Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments, we look forward to you visiting again. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$23
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pentir, Tregarth, Bangor LL57 4EA, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Gwynedd  >  Bangor  >  Tregarth
  • Phone Number: +44 1248 362896

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