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Pharoah's Cellar Bar

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
British, Welsh
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17 Glandovey Terrace, Aberdovey, Snowdonia National Park LL35 0EB, Wales
+44 1654 767250
18:00 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 18:00 - 18:00
Wed - Sat 18:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the second time we've eaten here... We came in September to celebrate my Wife's 50th, so we decided to visit again for mine and I have to say we weren't disappointed... The food and service here are absolutely first class. It's comfortable, quirky with a lovely friendly atmosphere and you can see they take real pride in what... More 

Thank Letslaminate
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We had a lovely meal here. It is a small quirky restaurant with excellent food, service and friendly staff. Really enjoyed the lamb and my husband tried Brill for the first time, which was delicious. We would certainly recommend.

Thank ducguz
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Quirky restaurant. Very attentive staff. The rib eye steak was absolutely delicious. Well priced. Relaxed atmosphere.

Thank Sue M
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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Had a three course meal as part of birthday weekend in Aberdovey. There is a limited choice of places to eat so those that offer food have a captive audience. We opted for 3 tapas style dishes to share for our starter. At £3.95 per dish I was expecting a lot. The hummus was very bland and the mark up... More 

Thank 60wattsmax
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

What a gem! We have walked past this place many times and decided to see what it was like. The staff were very friendly and welcoming on our arrival. The service was great and the food was incredible with good sized portions! The steak was cooked to perfection and we really enjoyed the Welsh seafood pancake! The place had a... More 

Thank Rebecca Y
Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Fabulous food served by local staff that really do care, lovely welcome and great service throughout.

Thank 761Happy_traveller
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62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We arrived for opening time and had a seat at the far end of the restaurant. The restaurant is very quirky with lots of cool collectibles and images. There is so much choice on the menu and specials sounded delicious. I went for the feta stuffed jalapeños tapas to start with which comes with balsamic vinegar, oil and bread. I... More 

Thank HenL87
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

We were a little early for our reservation and the restaurant is very intimate so we were left standing for a very awkward few minutes while our table was prepared. That was our only complaint, such is the compact space they are working with down here. The food is very good and flavoursome, no scrimping on ingredients here. Waiting time... More 

Thank Rob J
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

We booked last minute and found the owner to be very friendly, the bistro itself was small and intimate and clearly popular with locals and the food was very good.

Thank Meerkats4
Winchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We recently had dinner at the recommendation of locals. We couldn't fault any of it. Big score - we hadn't booked and the restaurant was quite fully booked. The Patroness didn't hesitate to give us a lovely table and make us feel very welcome. Great service and the ginger & pepper sponge with fudge sauce was a delight.

Thank pennyericson

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
British, Welsh
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Glandovey Terrace, Aberdovey, Snowdonia National Park LL35 0EB, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Snowdonia National Park  >  Aberdovey
  • Phone Number: +44 1654 767250

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