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Pengwern Arms

€€ - €€€, British,
Church Square, Llan Ffestiniog LL41 4PB, Wales
+44 1766 762200
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good30%
  • Average25%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible0%
25 Oct 2017
“First time back here.....since 1970 !!!”
4 Sep 2017
“Had a great time at this community run hotel.”
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Bar, British, Pub, Welsh
€€ - €€€
Church Square, Llan Ffestiniog LL41 4PB, Wales
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

When we booked our week at a local cottage I had no idea that the 'pub within walking distance' was The Pengwern Arms. I stayed there for a week with my parents and brother back in 1970. Yes, of course it's changed, but the layout...More

1  Thank Hartsongs
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Stayed here in July. The staff made us feel really welcome. Had a great evening with the locals playing live music. This hotel is ideally situated for trips to Snowdonia and Portmeirion. The local waterfalls are also within easy walking distance. Local volunteers do a...More

Thank lkat2017
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Arrived at Llan Festiniog after long drive and after unpacking called at the pub. It's not your usual 'Spoons' etc but it's still a comfortable place to enjoy a drink or two. Staff friendly and helpful. Unfortunately we didn't get to eat but the menu...More

Thank Jayne M
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Food not particularly inspiring. Limited menu. Cauliflower served with sausage which we rthought was odd. Wouldn't go again although the bar man was friendly there wwasn't a sweet board.

Thank Julia C
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Great pub, locals friendly and good range of beers. Straightforward pub food, well cooked. with a reasonable range of dishes on the menu.

Thank Alsy6232
Reviewed 13 March 2017

As one local who chooses to visit this pub regularly, I can vouch for the Pengwern Arm, or Tafarn y Pengwern in our local tongue. Considering that this is a community-run pub, an staffed by volunteers mainly, I have nothing but praise for the Pengwern....More

2  Thank Cymro32
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Popped down from a local bunkhouse. The staff are all very friendly. Good selection of beers on tap. The fish pie was very tasty. Meals are all good pub fare. Not too expensive and they take a debit/credit card.

Thank DNOD111
Reviewed 6 November 2016

I went here with my Hubby for the Sunday Carvery. You order and pay at the bar (cards accepted) then you take your ticket to the staff in the Dining Room. We both chose gammon but wished we had opted for the beef as the...More

Thank Jilly2903
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We visited this Pub a few times as it was within walking distance of our cottage for a half-term family holiday. What a great place! Friendly locals, great beer, good prices. This is a proper local, run by the community for the community. It's authentic...More

Thank simon50
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

how to pitch this review. My partner & I stayed 1 night with our 16 y/o daughter. Booked a couple of days prior to arrival.1 double with ensuite, 1 single with shared bathroom, total £90 incl breakfast. This is a socially owned Pub with 8...More

1  Thank Michael P
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Square, Llan Ffestiniog LL41 4PB, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Gwynedd  >  Llan Ffestiniog
  • Phone Number: +44 1766 762200
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