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Glan yr Afon

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British, Pub
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A493 | Pennal, Machynlleth SY20 9DW, Wales
+44 1654 791285
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:30
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Showing 108: English reviews
West Sussex, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2015

6 of us went here and we all had a lovely meal, with good service in a pleasant warm setting, perfect for an October evening. Good value for money but you do need to book a few days in advance for an evening place as gets very busy!

Thank MrG27uk
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

Lovely welcome. Beautiful interior. Very tempting menu and beautifully cooked. Lovely relaxed service. Gorgeous meal for us on holiday as a treat

1 Thank MrsPie11
Stamford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2015

Arrived here for lunch while walking the Wales Coast Path (which runs almost past the front door). I didn't fancy a large meal, but the landlord let me order two starters - which were both delicious and, together, nicely filling. Also very attentive service.

Thank Ruth L
Ceredigion, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 August 2015

A great food experience and the service to match. My family and i will be going back. I highly recommend a visit.

Thank Fayeap2197
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2015

Good service, good modern food, plenty of tables inside and out, large modern extension for any larger parties.

Thank evadycart
Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 August 2015

We were recommended this by some friends who had eaten there the same week. On arrival we were welcomed and served drinks and our order was taken prior to being seated. The table was booked for 7.30 but we did not sit down until almost 8.00pm. Starters arrived promptly and were excellent however our main course of fillet of plaice... More 

Thank Mark T
Westcliff-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Goan y Afon and Riverside Hotel are the same establishment. Food is excellent at a mid range price point.

Thank IanWilliams2013
Stafford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 10 August 2015

Great menu, lovely decor, superb food, nice atmosphere. All the staff were attentive and friendly but also efficient.I would recommend it to friends around the country. Wasn't expecting it to be so excellent from the outside view and it being rural. just brilliant

Thank Jess W
Machynlleth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 29 July 2015

From the moment we entered we were greeted by genuine smiles. The service and atmosphere were great, the food could not be beaten. The best night out I've had in years. Many, many thanks.

Thank Mabel B
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2015

We were staying close by and it was recommended to us and was booked for us ( always book first ), so we tried it . The staff were friendly and helpful , the menu ( although small ) was varied , the food was excellent and well presented , We enjoyed it so much that we booked for the... More 

Thank alan d

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Kids, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: A493 | Pennal, Machynlleth SY20 9DW, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Powys  >  Machynlleth
  • Phone Number: +44 1654 791285

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