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The Black Lion Hotel Restaurant

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Swan Square, Llanfair Talhaiarn, Abergele LL22 8RY, Wales
+44 1745 720205
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Bala, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wanted to take friends out for a celebratory meal so chose the Black. We were not disappointed in the least. Had a fabulous meal as always. Surroundings good. Will certainly visit again. If you have not been before then i suggest you do as you dont know what your missing. X

1 Thank Eunice L
Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit to The black Lion. Food was really tasty good quality and offered good variety for Vegetarians. Services were also good, lovely location. Good prices would recommend.

1 Thank decouat
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for some tea at about half 5 on Saturday the staff were lovely and got us Sat down with a high chair straight away. Nice and relaxed atmosphere food took it's time but we didn't mind as it was great both had steak and ale pie which I would recommend and 1 year old had chicken poppers and... More 

1 Thank steven h
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Waited 1hr 20 mins for main course with no warning or apology that there was a delay on food being served.

Thank Wendywoopoo
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called in the Black lion for lunch with friends over the bank holiday weekend and this place is picture post card , we ordered two chicken dinners and they where fantastic and well worth a go loads of good stuff . I had the gammon which was huge and no fat very tasty ( my only comment would be that... More 

2 Thank Ian D
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Large airy Pub and restraunt food delicious staff lovely . Large car park . All in a very picturesque countryside over a quaint little bridge . Will definitely be back xx Easy access and looks like it would be OK if you have kids. The coffee smells great and tastes Fab x

2 Thank Lorraine R
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must restaurant the food is wonderful and Gluten Free the staff were friendly The out side is on the day we had was fabulous the views see photos there is some good out door stuff for the children see photos it's very relaxing out side and children can play in the water so take a towel over... More 

3 Thank Paula N
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent place to stay, very comfortable luxury rooms, clean with very friendly staff. We stayed for breakfast, full Welsh cooked to perfection and the evening was very good too! Highly recommend, would visit again.

2 Thank Helsbells0106
Denbighshire, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed April 21, 2017

Called at the Black Lion after seeing a picture of a meal taken by a friend on his recent visit. Wow what a fantastic surprise. We had not booked but were warmly greeted and seated in a nice corner of the restaurant. Studying the menu it was nice to see a compact but varied choice..... I always get very concerned... More 

2 Thank Emrris
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed April 20, 2017 via mobile

After looking on trip adviser for the top eatery Abergele and seeing the bog standard pub menu we gave the George and Dragon a miss and came here. So glad we did! All homemade food. 10oz steak burger came with a lovely piece of gammon on top and delicious cheese. Chunky chips and side salad. All locally sourced meat. Chilli... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene, Business meetings, Kids, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Swan Square, Llanfair Talhaiarn, Abergele LL22 8RY, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Conwy County  >  Abergele  >  Llanfair Talhaiarn
  • Phone Number: +44 1745 720205
High quality home cooked food is at the heart of what we do at The Black Lion, our aim is to provide our customers with high quality food using the best local produce, and our food can be complemented with our real ales and fine wines from around the world.The Black Lion is situated in an official area of "outstanding natural beauty" & only six miles from the coast, so we are close to the some of the most beautiful countryside in Wales as well as the seaside!Our outside seating area sits on the banks on the river Elwy and we are surrounded by stunning countryside, so even if your only stop is at The Black Lion you can still enjoy some of the most beautiful scenery Wales has to offer. John & the team would like to welcome all to The Black Lion & they look forward to making your stay with us both enjoyable & memorable. With our high quality food and accommodation, real ales, fine wines from around the world and our specialty coffees, there will be something for all in our beautiful country pub!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?