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Pen-y-Bont Hotel

€€ - €€€, British,
Tal-Y-Llyn, Talyllyn, Snowdonia National Park LL36 9AJ, Wales
+44 1654 782285
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible19%
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“pen y bont” (11 reviews)
“the pub” (6 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
€€ - €€€
Tal-Y-Llyn, Talyllyn, Snowdonia National Park LL36 9AJ, Wales
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

This hotel was handy to split up out drive to Wales. It was very basic and a little tired but the bed was amazing..... the biggest bed I have ever seen in the UK and so comfortable, best nights sleep I have had in a...More

Thank Defrost
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Pen y Bont in June for my birthday. In pictures it looked much better than in reality. I am not always in favour of this type of heritage buildings. Room was OK but the dinning area didn't feel too welcoming and we...More

1  Thank InaShneor
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Angela and Brian are great hosts of this hotel, lovely place to stay, kind people, have stayed here a couple of times as a family and as a couple

Thank Donna-marie B
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Angela and Brian were such fabulous hosts for our stay at their hotel. Nothing was too much trouble. We had a lovely comfortable room, enjoyed a delicious dinner and breakfast each day, as well as a drink by the open fire in the evening. It...More

Thank 570bb1
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We ate dinner and breakfast here on two days. Both were really very tasty. The full welsh breakfast was really good.

Thank Woodstock1485
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Angela and Brian are awesome hosts, they always serve you with a smile! They laid on a special breakfast to our request. NOTHING is too much trouble for them. We highly recommend their delicious food, it most certainly will wet your tastebuds. This hotel is...More

Thank Jane H
Reviewed 27 October 2016

I am at a bit of a loss to know what to say about this establishment. In the past I have regarded it as a pub and have had several visits over the years for a pint and lunch, in fact we went there rather...More

1  Thank Brian33
Reviewed 23 September 2016

A hidden gem we want everyone to know about. Lovely place, lovely food, lovely people... seeing is believing!

Thank CYER123
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Angela and Brian are fantastic hosts. Nothing was too much for them. They laid on a specially requested breakfast for us. Dinner was wholesome and fresh. Everything was served with a smile. They work hard to maintain a happy friendly clean hotel which has stunning...More

Thank J_JJoshi
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Early evening meal in beer garden overlooking Lake Talyllyn Nice food but brilliant views as picture suggests Relaxing surroundings

Thank yorkuk
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$18
Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tal-Y-Llyn, Talyllyn, Snowdonia National Park LL36 9AJ, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Snowdonia National Park  >  Talyllyn
  • Phone Number: +44 1654 782285
  • E-mail
The Pen-y-Bont Hotel is a 16th Century Coaching Inn on the South West shore of Llyn Mwyngil (Talyllyn Lake) in Southern Snowdonia. We serve hearty Home-cooked fare on our Bar Menu, served with real, home-made chips (a rarity nowadays.)Our local regulars & repeat Holiday visitors enjoy our Steak & Ale Pie (which is full to the brim with large pieces of real steak!), Chicken & other filled Pancakes and a wide range of meals including a large vegetarian selection. We also have a Children's Menu & a Gluten Free Menu, and cater for special dietary requirements wherever possible. During the Summer dining is in the Lakeside Bar or, in warm weather, on the scenic Beer Garden along the lakeside. We also have a patio garden where you can sit and enjoy the flowers, especially if it is windy by the lake. We allow dogs on the patio. We have a room separate from the Bar where we allow diners to bring their dogs indoors.In the winter customers cosy up by the three log fires in our old Oak-beamed Fireside Restaurant. So if you have just walked up Cadair Idris or you would just like to enjoy our serene setting come and joining us for a quality meal that will not leave you wanting!
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