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Glan yr Afon / Riverside

$$ - $$$British, ,
A493 | Pennal, Pennal, Snowdonia National Park SY20 9DW, Wales
+44 1654 791285
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb steak” (18 reviews)
“sea bass” (15 reviews)
“potatoes” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
British, Pub, Welsh, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
A493 | Pennal, Pennal, Snowdonia National Park SY20 9DW, Wales
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had two large group bookings whilst staying locally. Booking was a must as it is busy which is a reflection of the service and delicious food. Amongst the group we had a range of special dietary requirements which were easily catered for and requests...More

Thank Victoria W
Reviewed 5 days ago

Well the meal was fantastic, everyone enjoyed their food and the wine was also well priced and good quality but to top it off the serving team were all you could wish for in a restaurant. They were extremely pleasant, very helpful and nothing was...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This has to be the most consistent restaurant in the UK. Don't think I've ever seen anyone send anything back. Locally sourced, the excellent quality meals are always freshly cooked and served piping hot. Generous portions and fantastic service - even when Management aren't there!!

Thank 725JEF
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ordered the Filet of Salmon (very good) and the Seabass/Shrimp (mediocre). The Salmon was fresh and cooked correctly but the Seabass was small, leaving me wanting. The shrimp were overcooked to the point of being tough. Service was slow and inattentive. Overall, I can't...More

Thank fdoamerica
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

4 of us went for lunch. Menu was good for everyone, not too fancy and excellent quality cooked to perfection. Staff very good. Would definitely go there again.

Thank gsko2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here last night after we’d had a pint the day before and the barman really sold the place to us. Great food and service. Good value and very well cooked. Will come again! Thank you!

Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely place,really nice atmosphere and the staff are nice. Their food is amazing,local produce always fresh and tasty. They have a good selection of alcohol as well.

Thank monikakorendova
Reviewed 6 July 2018

We were recommended by Jackie and Rob from The Old Vicarage in Corris. Had a lovely meal to celebrate a special occasion. Food was great and big portions...what more can you ask!

Thank WestSussexOAP
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Stopped for lunch on 4th July having enjoyed the food here last year. Landlord very welcoming and helpful. Brought a fresh bowl of water for our dog which she enjoyed as we had driven over from Dolgellau in the fierce heat of our amazing Summer....More

Thank Steve D
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Visited for a birthday dinner, food was delicious and Hostess was really helpful and happy to bring out a surprise cake. Staff are great, even though the restaurant was really busy, we were looked after and all staff were very attentive, nothing was too much...More

Thank Adam84Adam
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10 April 2018|
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Response from GlanYrAfon285 | Property representative |
So sorry we do not get alerted when there are messages on this site. Our bedrooms are in our guesthouse which is a 2 minute walk away.
18 October 2017|
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Response from GlanYrAfon285 | Property representative |
Good afternoon, I've copied & pasted our children menu below. Kind regards,Corina Glan Yr Afon Children’s Menu Small soup £2.5 Garlic Bread £1.5 * * * Feather Steak with skinny fries £9.5 Sausage, Mash & gravy... More
Kathy B
2 February 2017|
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Response from GlanYrAfon285 | Property representative |
Good afternoon, I confirm that we do allow dogs in our bar & cwtch areas. We serve the same menu everywhere. I hope this helps. Corina
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: A493 | Pennal, Pennal, Snowdonia National Park SY20 9DW, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Snowdonia National Park  >  Pennal
  • Phone Number: +44 1654 791285
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