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The Garthangharad

€€ - €€€, British,
College Road, Llwyngwril, Snowdonia National Park LL37 2UZ, Wales
+44 1341 250484
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“sirloin steak” (5 reviews)
“onion rings” (4 reviews)
“sunday lunch” (6 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
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College Road, Llwyngwril, Snowdonia National Park LL37 2UZ, Wales
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited the pub at lunch time today. After a walk from the train station through the beautiful village with its knitted decorations we arrived at the pub, lunch was good with home made food. Very small eating area advisable to book.More

2  Thank kember53
OSully91, Owner at The Garthangharad, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for coming today guys and glad you enjoyed! You where sat in the ‘snug’ which is the much smaller, quieter room to eat. We also have a big restaurant at the back which I did ask if you’d like to sit but was told...More

Reviewed 13 October 2017

I phoned to ask if they were serving food, when the guy answered he just said Hello I had to ask if I had the right number. It would have been better if he had said Hello Garthangharad'. I ordered the 10oz Sirlion Steak. When...More

2  Thank Ieuan44
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Our first visit since the new owners have taken over and what a difference. The Garth is now very welcoming, clean and friendly. The food, we had sirloin steaks, were fantastic. Cooked exactly as ordered and absolutely delicious. The chips were sublime and the onion...More

2  Thank CliffEdge1
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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Perfect little village pub! Amazing atmosphere and felt so welcome, as if I was local. Great food and AMAZING beer, you can tell the two brothers look after that place! Been coming down for about 2 years and that place has become something fantastic. The...More

3  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 October 2017

The Garthangharad has been taken over by two local brothers. They have worked hard over the passed few weeks getting the food and the beverages up to the quality and standards you would expect from a fantastic 'Country Pub' - and it shows!!! My father...More

2  Thank leahnichols1988
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Been visiting the local pub & area for years, friends told me about it recently going under new management. Couldn't wait to visit & see for myself what changes had been made. Incredible. My partner and I visited on a Friday evening, the atmosphere was...More

2  Thank SamanthaHowell22
Reviewed 2 October 2017

My wife and i in company with our grandaughter and her fiance booked to eat on friday evening. We arrived and were taken on a tour of the pub before being settled in the 'snug' which was a very small room with one other table...More

Thank raymond442017
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Birthday meal out with partner. Very disappointed from start to finish. Man who answered phone when booking sounded miserable. I gave the benefit of the doubt but no, we did not see one happy member of staff. Menu very limited (5 or 6 choices). Service...More

Thank polodave1
Reviewed 29 September 2017

A lovely evening and all the food was delicious and well presented. The young waiter was extremely pleasant and efficient. The menu choice is quite small but from our experience was excellent quality. The dining room could benefit from a little stylising to make it...More

1  Thank Elizabeth K
OSully91, Owner at The Garthangharad, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2017

Thank you for your kind review Elizabeth! We really appreciate it and glad you enjoyed your meal. We have only been in the pub 3 weeks and a revamp is on the cards amongst other changes but all in good time :-) Thanks again and...More

Reviewed 29 September 2017

We have been to this pub a few time in the past and looking forward to going back. Oh dear! Booked a table for 4. The menu is awful, a few expensive steaks, burgers and one chicken dish. No pasta (save rather obvious single veg...More

Thank Nigel33077
OSully91, Owner at The Garthangharad, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2017

Hi Nigel Thanks for your honest review. However, I don’t know any pub in the area that has the time to cook a full jacket potato in the oven and not pinged in the microwave when you are busy and serving other meals for other...More

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Response from Drew186305 | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Drew186305 | Reviewed this property |
We didn't bring our dog with us, but we did see other dogs in the bar area. I'm not sure about the restaurant though
18 February 2016|
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Response from Sharon B | Reviewed this property |
Hello, tripadvisor asked me if I could help with your question, I think the cottage you will be staying in is within near walking distance to Garthangharad, you shouldn't have any problems finding it (and won't need the car... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: College Road, Llwyngwril, Snowdonia National Park LL37 2UZ, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Snowdonia National Park  >  Llwyngwril
  • Phone Number: +44 1341 250484
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A warm friendly pub run by two local brothers, serving real ales and good food. -NEWELY TAKEN OVER-
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