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$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Queens Road, Aberystwyth SY23 2HH, Wales
+44 1970 615241
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

looks nice from outside, pretty ordinary fairly basic and rough looking pub inside. No comforts or reason to want to stay there except as a drinking den - for some people that would be perfect, but it's a rather limited offer.

Thank DPG_12
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

The Sunday Roast here is really good. The location is excellent and the cosy quaint interior is wonderful. Will definitely return.

Thank al-mondo76
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121 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Scholars is a uni graduate/lecturer favourite. Great selection of beers and pub food, sometimes a wait for food - live bands. Busy on weekends. Great Sunday carvery

Thank Devon S
Stockport, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

I was in two minds whether to visit having seen two sides from other reviewers. Sunday lunch proved to be busy as expected.my mid 50's wife and I were the youngest by 30 years and yes the music was too loud. However the beer was excellent and the carvery well worth £7.95. 4 pieces of meat - I had beef... More 

Thank Nick A
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

The bolognaise topped pizza is very generous - sufficient for 2 ! Nice ambience, friendly staff. Careful where you sit - music can be overwhelming conversations !

Thank Andy M
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Dropping my sister off at uni and Italian food was the only thing we fancied, after seeing great reviews and hearing that Scholars had Little Italy in the upstairs of the pub, we thought we'd give it a go. Had an amazing meal and I can't explain how nice the staff were, very accommodating and friendly, the restaurant part which... More 

Thank crost1
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

The carvery Sunday lunch at Scholars is lovely. Served from 12 till after 3. Choice of 3 meats..beef turkey and pork.. wide choice of vegetables and potatoes. Plenty of meat and all very tasty indeed for £7.95 only!!! However...... On the negative side the veg and potatoes could be a bit hotter and needs topping up more often. When we... More 

Thank briannefyn
Wednesbury, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

This place is a must if you visit Aberystwyth !!! Me and my parter booked scholars whilst on a weekend away. A really warming and rustic feel to the place, and the food and service are spot on ! We will definitely be returning on our next visit to Aberystwyth !

Thank dan291091
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Had to go to Aberystwyth on business and was taken to the little Italy part of scholars what a great night lovely friendly staff and superb food the perfect combination. Would definitely go there again!!

Thank Abby F
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Came here after a local recommendation in the area looking for good food after an open day at the uni. Great food and a great atmosphere, would definitely come again!

Thank Jake S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$20
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Queens Road, Aberystwyth SY23 2HH, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Ceredigion  >  Aberystwyth
  • Phone Number: +44 1970 615241

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