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$$ - $$$, British,
23 High Street, Snowdonia National Park, Bala LL23 7LU, Wales
+44 1678 521256
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
23 High Street, Snowdonia National Park, Bala LL23 7LU, Wales
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Outside the property is a wonderful old mansion house, recently renovated. The welcome on entering from the staff is warm and heartfelt. The immediate view is of original features in every direction from the tiled floor to the windows. To the left is a bar...More

Thank B C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a lunch here. We both had vegetarian ciabattas which were delicious and very filling (large portions - good value). Our daughter had kids menu chicken breast which was well-cooked. Th chips were lovely too. One thing which was slightly unusual was that the...More

Thank 923nic
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived just as lunch service finished, having been white water rafting close by and in need of lunch. Happy to serve us and we enjoyed very substantial excellent main courses. Very comfortable, warm and welcoming. Would very happily return.

Thank jmwide2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

had some food here at the weekend. it was excellent the food was serious and the staff were more than accommodating. very friendly and relaxed place to go after being on the lake

Thank 600carlf
racheljones256, General Manager at Plas-Yn-Dre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you. Hopefully you will call in again next time you have been to the lake. Regards Rachel

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely warming pub and restaurant, food really nice and reasonable prices. Dog and child friendly +++

Thank Julie W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal in this high street restaurant. Not sure if there is a car park as we walked from our B&B. Looks much smaller from the outside than it is on the inside. Very good service. Would recommend

Thank No1nan
racheljones256, General Manager at Plas-Yn-Dre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you. If you decide to visit again, we have a car park at the rear of the property. Thank you for the nice review. regards Rachel

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Plas-yn-dre is a warm and friendly restaurant who welcomed us from the door. It consists of a small bar to the right and an ample warm feel country restaurant area. The menu was large enough to have a choice but not too overfacing. There was...More

1  Thank m13ash
racheljones256, General Manager at Plas-Yn-Dre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you! I'm glad that you felt welcomed and its really nice to know that our staff are being appreciated. We are really lucky at Plas Yn Dre to have such a good team. We have now introduced a Vegetarian Menu which should make it...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm a local and have eaten at this restaurant three times in the last month - it is consistently excellent. Carefully cooked fresh produce, beautifully presented, in a warm and welcoming setting. The dining room is my idea of heaven - more like a library...More

Thank 2016reviewer
racheljones256, General Manager at Plas-Yn-Dre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a lovely review. We really appreciate the support that we get from local people as well as visitors to the area. Hopefully we will see you again soon. Regards Rachel

Reviewed February 28, 2018

Ate in the restaurant area while staying here and we both had an excellent three course meal with great service and very reasonable.

Thank Martin H
Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

Lovely place but not up to normal standard. Busier than normal.....do think giving half a Yorkshire pudding with a beef dinner suggests poor planning. An explanation would at least demonstrate more focus on customer service.

4  Thank Dyfan T
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Questions & Answers
September 21, 2015|
Response from Elaine L | Reviewed this property |
They do not serve seafood specifically but they do have fish on the menu .We had lovely starters of prawn cocktail and a smoked salmon.One of these was from the specials board.You will find it hard to find a nicer restaurant... More
August 9, 2015|
Response from Geoffrey U | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They have a sign saying dogs welcome with well trained owners! I understand that the family owners have several dogs between them.
July 21, 2015|
Response from Geoffrey U | Reviewed this property |
Certainly. There are many tables outside, and they allow well-behaved dogs into the restaurant as well.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 High Street, Snowdonia National Park, Bala LL23 7LU, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Snowdonia National Park  >  Bala
  • Phone Number: +44 1678 521256
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