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Vaynol Arms

Pentir, Tregarth, Bangor LL57 4EA, Wales
+44 1248 362896
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (32 reviews)
“belly pork” (11 reviews)
“welsh lamb” (7 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 2:30 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Pentir, Tregarth, Bangor LL57 4EA, Wales
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good quality food. My wife had a special off the board, I had the steak which was succulent both good portions with far too many chips! The room was very quiet and service from the landlords wife was exemplary.

2  Thank Martin G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My parter and I have been here many a time over the years, and my partner grew up here in the village. I was so disappointed with the stake, with every mouthful I took, I had to pull a chunk of gristle out of my...More

Thank Hazel H
David S, Owner at Vaynol Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for your review and feedback, we are sorry you didn’t enjoy your steak. I’m afraid it’s the nature of the beast that Rump Steak has fat on the outside and a thin streak half way through. You had it cooked Medium Well...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We try to eat here on a regular basis but not always possible, But at each visit we are greeted with smiles and a genuine warm welcome. Only having a light Saturday lunch there was plenty of choice, Choose Wexford Mushrooms and Best half had...More

1  Thank sharon s
David S, Owner at Vaynol Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for your kind review. It was our pleasure to serve you both. The meals you chose are our most popular light bite. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Read about this pub on trip advisor and it didn’t disappoint. We had a lovely meal, piping hot! Staff were excellent, warm and welcoming. Wish we lived closer so we could go again and again and again!

1  Thank ClaireSean
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Went there this week for our evening meal whilst visiting the region. I had steak pie and my wife the fish pie. The steak pie was nice but rather small for the price with little filling, my wife's fish pie was nice but had no...More

Thank Guest123910
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely table in the bar for the four of us and we mostly ordered off the specials board which included Chicken Jalfrezi and Pork in peppercorn sauce. The food was delicious and piping hot. Lovely pub (quite large) which hasn't been messed about...More

1  Thank TravelmanBasingstoke
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Leanne is a credit to you. She greeted us very warmly. And her customer service skills were just spot on. So, thank you for that... My car is in the garage in Tregarth so needed somewhere relatively close to eat, and remembered eating here a...More

1  Thank Jason R
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Just visited Vaynol Arms again with friends, again the food was top notch, expertly prepared by Dave the chef and owner, the waiting staff again were excellent as was the standard of beer served from the bar. We have eaten at the Vaynol around half...More

1  Thank tonymawr
Reviewed 1 January 2018

Called in with my family yesterday afternoon for Sunday lunch,we were served straight away although it took some time for us all to decide what we wanted as there is quite a comprehensive menu.The meals arrived very promptly,piping hot ,nicely presented with a bowl of...More

1  Thank doc2rjon
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Overpriced xmas meal with a group of friends. Next Xmas, I hope we go somewhere else. The food was fine, nothing special - not for the price. Miserable woman greeted us (if you could call it a greeting). We could have eaten in a better...More

Thank lyn2910
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11 January 2018|
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Response from TravelmanBasingstoke | Reviewed this property |
hi there, didn't travel with our pet. however most pubs do allow pets in the bar area.
11 January 2018|
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Response from Chris S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't know.
18 January 2017|
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Response from David S | Property representative |
Good morning, Yes it would be advisable to book for a party of ten people. Please call 01248 362896 Kind regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
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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