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The Old Ship Inn

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5106 The B, Trefriw, Snowdonia National Park LL27 0JH, Wales
+44 1492 640013
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pepper pot” (14 reviews)
“welsh lamb” (8 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
5106 The B, Trefriw, Snowdonia National Park LL27 0JH, Wales
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Reviews (246)
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1 - 10 of 243 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely first rate! Lovely traditional pub with excellent food. We visited for Sunday lunch following a recommendation from a local lady. Although we are not from the area I am sure we will be back. Best steak pie ever!

Thank bright_eyes2509
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was my first visit to the Ship,even tho' Ive lived in the area for 3 years now..and I was not disappointed at all.. We found a table in a very good spot,checked out the menu,and ordered at the bar..We bought a bottle of red...More

Thank Margaret J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly staff, good selection real ales (And Gins!) as well as a fairly traditional but delicious food menu. The staff welcome vistors, and whilst the pub itself is fairly small (cosy) it has a beautiful big Beer Garden outside with views of the river and...More

Thank RobYoung
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Group of 6 of us went here for a hard earned dinner after climbing Snowdon. Most people ordered the lamb, which was delicious, but the whole experience was ruined when a member of the group had to send the chilli con carne back as it...More

Thank foxandbadgertravels
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The family turned up at the pub for a meal after the Rhyl Airshow. Too late for the keep saying menu but a portion of their chicken dish with chips and veggies (no sauce) was shared between two who really enjoyed it. Steak and ale...More

Thank Angela C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staying in Betws-y-Coed, we took a chance and arrived at the Old Ship without a booking on Sunday evening but managed to find a free table easily enough. There was a single chap behind the bar serving drinks and taking food orders which I thought...More

Thank Rob W
Reviewed 18 August 2017

The three adults and 2 children in our party walked to Trefiw from Llanwrst railway station and was looking forward to a good pub lunch on Tuesday 15th August. We tried the Old Ship Inn and had to order sandwiches as the oven had broken...More

Thank timetachyon
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Really good guest ales, clean and comfortable rooms, large garden and top-notch cooked meals. You will come here again and again.

Thank aries22march
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We have been here before for a drink last year when there was a summer and enjoyed an excellent pint or two in the garden close to the River Conwy. This time we went for a meal on a very busy evening. Because it was...More

Thank Eric N
Reviewed 8 August 2017

A small pub in a tiny Welsh hillside town with a population of just 783 at the last count - yet it's hard to get a table here. Once you taste the food, you'll understand why. The Old Ship offers more than pies, fish and...More

Thank DavidWooding
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Kayte W
30 August 2016|
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Response from Sean K | Reviewed this property |
i did not see any signs referring to dogs, i was there for a meal and i did not see any dogs
28 February 2016|
Response from mrbusy | Reviewed this property |
Hi.as far as i remember they dont do set menus..but there is a great choice of meals to choose from..we always go for the lamb shoulder.If you go to their web site you will get an idea of what they have to offer..There meat... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5106 The B, Trefriw, Snowdonia National Park LL27 0JH, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Snowdonia National Park  >  Trefriw
  • Phone Number: +44 1492 640013
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