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Gales of Llangollen

18 Bridge Street, Llangollen LL20 8PF, Wales
+44 1978 860089
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (34 reviews)
“pudding” (9 reviews)
“pate” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
British, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
18 Bridge Street, Llangollen LL20 8PF, Wales
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1 - 10 of 323 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What may well be a fine restaurant (and wine bar), was a tremendous disappointment. On arrival, the service was slow, taking 1/2 hour for orders to be taken. Of six requests for menu items, from "small plates" to dessert, four were no longer available. And...More

Thank mossyme
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One night stop over on Saturday 20th May. Place was full at approx 7.30pm but a table quickly became available. Good service and welcome advice on our choice from the menu and specials board. Food was top order! A very relaxing lovely meal that made...More

Thank markdashark2015
Reviewed 19 May 2017

So, back to Gales. First visited in 1977, visited intermittently for food over the years, but the last time about 6 years ago - despite being local: the food at that time was bland and very homespun. However, have made frequent purchases from their excellent...More

Thank theredsalamander
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Went there on a Saturday night about 18:30 did not have a reservation but they said they had a table for 2 ordered food a drinks waited 45 minutes for drinks had to go to the bar myself in the end to get them, we...More

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

A one night stay as on a 3 day tour of Wales. Hotel was recommended by one of our members. Off street parking for the bikes in the small courtyard was ideal. Olde world charm did not disappoint. Evening meal was good from the set...More

Thank bellyofale
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We went here after a recommendation from a family member, its very much a wine bar. The menu is very limited and it does get very busy. If you like small portions and 'fancy food' then it may be to your taste.

1  Thank Phil L
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

What a great addition to Llangollen (apart from the fact it's been here for 40 years and celebrating its anniversary wc 21 May 2017). The ribs fell off the bone and the plaice was perfect starter. If your fancy a bottle of red go for...More

Thank Mark F
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

My friend and I had a girly night out and decided on Gales, we were not disappointed. Pip recommend a brilliant red to have with our meal and the food was excellent, definitely our go to place for good food, good wine and brilliant atmosphere.

Thank Jan D
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

What a stunning lunch. I had Smoked Pheasant Terrine then the Roast Beef. With The Green Tea Panna Cotta for Pud. They have a new menu and chef who is sooooo very good. This is my second visit,both time I am impressed with the service...More

Thank lindaphoenix
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Came on a busy Friday night , have been coming here for 15 or more years now , and have in the past always enjoyed their rustic , honest cooking ..., but it's all gone it bit pretentious , fancy cooking and style but with...More

Thank lindseymar
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Beryl E
Are you open lunch times on Mondays?
9 February 2017|
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Response from Dylaffyn | Reviewed this property |
Hello Beryl, I don't know if they are open on Mondays but they are certainly open at lunchtimes so I would imagine Monday is included. You would be best to ring them and find out. Number is 01978 860089. Enjoy your meal... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$61 - US$61
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Bridge Street, Llangollen LL20 8PF, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Denbighshire  >  Llangollen
  • Phone Number: +44 1978 860089
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Gales Of Llangollen
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