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Bring hand sanitiser and don't leave your drink around!

This is the place you go for gigs, dancing and fun...after 11pm...after about 5 drinks. Its a... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2016
devs436
Great bar for all tastes

Chill, local night, party or plain alcoholism. It's got it all with heaps of fun mixed in. Enjoy... read more

Reviewed May 4, 2014
Marc H
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Jul 27, 2017
“A reminder of my youth”
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57-59 Great Darkgate Street | Town Centre, Aberystwyth SY23 1DW, Wales
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This must be the worst pub in Wales! The stench of urine hits you as you walk in. The drinks are horrid, cheep but weirdly everything tastes the same. The clientele are a mix of local drunks and students who haven’t had a good wash...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sheppeyfamily
Reviewed July 27, 2017

I don't know if there is any rational reason for drinking in the Angel, probably not, but this place has such an emotional hold on me that I cannot visit Aberystwyth without being sucked through the door. There are many reasons not to drink here....More

Date of experience: July 2017
6  Thank Ian W
Reviewed November 2, 2016

Over the past 3 years, the Angel became my favourite place in Aberystwyth. The staff, from the front door all the way to the back bar, won't take any nonsense, but have always been pleasant, friendly, and fair, and many of them have become my...More

Date of experience: October 2016
3  Thank Amanda1127
Reviewed October 18, 2016

This is the place you go for gigs, dancing and fun...after 11pm...after about 5 drinks. Its a boozer with attitude and character out the wazoo, but it is a classic and a must in Aber.

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank devs436
Reviewed August 23, 2016

Possibly the most dirty smelly bar in Wales. It is full of drug people and is the most vile bar I've ever been in. The drink is rank, dirty tables, floors etc. Just avoid unless you are a degenerate.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Sheppeyfamily
Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Amazing staff paddy and Amy Rachel thanks for few days I've spent in Aber they are so nice and make you feel so welcome

Date of experience: August 2015
4  Thank John H
Reviewed May 4, 2014

Chill, local night, party or plain alcoholism. It's got it all with heaps of fun mixed in. Enjoy the interesting array of shots and mixers

Date of experience: May 2014
Thank Marc H
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