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Heol Maengwyn, Machynlleth SY20 8AE, Wales
(01654) 702941
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the Wynnstay this evening for a family meal. The surroundings were cosy and welcoming with friendly staff . There was a great selection to choose from and each meal was delicious with lovely accompanying vegetables. We chose a meal from the children's menu too and it was a well prepared, good sized portion. Our desserts were excellent and... More 

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Stockbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Have spent several days in Machynlleth with my team and the Wynnstay always comes up with the goods. The bedrooms are exceptional, with superior bathrooms and baths big enough for Usain Bolt to get up a lather.

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Thank Peter B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant food has always been excellent here, expect something really good and served in a lovely old dining room. I love the open fires, having a drink in the lounge and exploring the menu, with many local food items.

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Thank Steve J
Charles D, Owner at Wynnstay, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give this review. It is much appreciated by all the team. More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to go for a treat on our last day of our holiday. Read a few reviews so was looking forward to it. First of all, the restaurant was very quiet with no atmosphere. Complete silence - just the scraping of cutlery! Secondly, the waitress could not speak English so had to go and get someone else when she... More 

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Thank Amy M
Charles D, Owner at Wynnstay, responded to this review

We are sorry you didn't like it. Usually we have loads of atmosphere. The waitress in question does speak English but not too well, she has been with us just a few weeks. It is critical to have the correct potatoes for mash and also they do take time. We had lovely new Pembrokeshire Pearls and home made chips. Our... More 

Darlington, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Could do with raising the hot water temperature by a couple of degrees.Comfy room but noisy as it faced onto the street. Wifi only available downstairs

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Thank JRMaddog
Charles D, Owner at Wynnstay, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We have finally had the plumber double our hot water capacity. WiFi is available in most of the rooms but some are still presenting a challenge (very old, thick, stone walls) and our IT expert is working to resolve this. We now have a front door key with every room key More 

Wales, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A few weeks ago we stayed overnight at the Wynnstay in-between a couple of mountain climbs. We had a three-course meal after a long day up and down Cadair Idris and the food was incredible. Top restaurant standard, interesting menu, and to top it off, very nice knowledgeable staff. Definitely on the pricey side, especially considering the area pretty much... More 

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Thank Biddibee
Charles D, Owner at Wynnstay, responded to this review

Thank you for this. We are far from being the most expensive hotel in this area. We believe in paying our staff a decent wage, above the minimum and utilities cost here as they do anywhere. There was a time when wages were very low, which was hardly fair. We only took over two months ago and are doing all... More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

We'd been turned away by Plas Dolguog because they'd double booked us. Luckily, the lovely staff at Wynnstay came to the rescue. We had a lovely big room – and were upgraded after hearing our terrible story about the unhelpful staff at Plas Dolguog Hotel! The evening meal and breakfast were absolutely fantastic – and we had a particularly nice... More 

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Thank Cukoo1
Charles D, Owner at Wynnstay, responded to this review

Thank you, it was a pleasure to have you with us and we hope we may see you again. More 

Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

The pizza's were great and would recommend . However not much choice of drinks and the place could do with a good make over as tables and chairs look like they belong in a greasy spoon and slate floor gives a cold feel to the place . As for the car park , this is a real mess and needs... More 

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Thank cliff d
Perchennog, Owner at Wynnstay, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. Sheila and I have only very recently take over The Wynnstay from the receivers. We have embarked on a program of renovation and refreshment. We are having work done to the cellar of the Pizzeria to offer more drinks - draught lager, bitter and cider and single state wines on tap. Sorry you don't like... More 

Welshpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Just stopped in for lunch today - didn't look very appealing from the outside and I actually only went in because the pub around the corner was too busy with queues at the bar. Good real ale and interesting menu and staff very attentive and friendly. Barman wasn't really "on the ball" and was a bit clever for his own... More 

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Thank Monty028
Perchennog, Owner at Wynnstay, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We have only very recently taken over and are still getting everything order - which includes tidying up the exterior. However, we feel that the inside is more important to get right first. There is so much to do but we are on our way. Charles & Sheila More 

Anglesey Wales
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

Called here in mid-Jan to find signs saying "closed until further notice". That was a shame as it was a good stop on the long journey north to south or vice versa. Its now reopened and we managed to get a table calling on speck in the pizzeria on a Friday night. Apart from us being happy that it was... More 

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Thank Frances J
Perchennog, Owner at Wynnstay, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We are very happy to have re-opened The Wynnstay. there is lots to do but we have made a start. Charles & Sheila. New Owners More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Pizza, British, Welsh
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Heol Maengwyn, Machynlleth SY20 8AE, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Powys  >  Machynlleth
  • Phone Number: (01654) 702941

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