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Y Baddell Aur The Golden Frying Pan

35 High Street, Snowdonia National Park, Bala LL23 7AE, Wales
+44 1678 520310
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good45%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible15%
Travelers talk about
“fish and chips” (16 reviews)
“chip shop” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Fast Food
35 High Street, Snowdonia National Park, Bala LL23 7AE, Wales
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We ate both a chippy tea and breakfast here while staying near Bala. Both top notch, the bacon being a highlight 😋

Thank John M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We passed through yesterday after 5 and she was cooking. If this restaurant has achieved less than 5 stars then it must depend on the chef. She is World Class when it comes to fish and chips. We have eaten from Whitby to New Dheli...More

1  Thank floydie54
Reviewed September 6, 2017

I decided to wander in for a late afternoon meal. First impressions were mediocre in terms of welcome and limited menu. The decor needs attention and a touch of refurbishment. Waitress arrived to take my order promptly and after a short wait my fish and...More

2  Thank welshreferee55
Reviewed September 5, 2017

On our first night on holiday near Bala we had takeaway from here. The chips were mushy and greasy and to top it one of our party had a hair in their chips. We did not go back.

2  Thank sue c
Reviewed September 3, 2017

Visited Y Baddel Aur after some years away from Bala. A lunch for two before a stroll by the lakeside. Fresh fish nicely cooked to order. Pleasant staff, albeit we were there at staff shift changing time of 2 pm. "Pleasant quietness" of undisturbed patrons...More

Thank eionmac
Reviewed August 26, 2017

Good selection of the sort of food offered in a fish and chip restaurant: fish and chips, burgers etc. Quite busy when we arrived on a Friday at 7pm. There was also a busy queue at the take away section. Staff very busy and efficient,...More

Thank seebee1609
Reviewed August 23, 2017

Having just made a delivery to the 'Bala Lake Railway', a colleague and I needed some food before our journey back to Stoke on Trent so we decided to have Fish & Chips. I have stopped here on my way back from Porthmadog many times...More

Thank leyland2059
Reviewed July 12, 2017

Used take away twice in recent weeks. First time ordered a chicken and mushroom pie and chips - pie had been in there all day, cremated. Couple of weeks later had a pastie and chips, run out of chicken and mushroom pies, again it had...More

2  Thank mer3404
Reviewed June 30, 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a quick meal. Pie and chips really nice. All the food looked good however decor could do with some work. Would visit again though 😊

Thank 95mew
YBA_99, Manager at Y Baddell Aur The Golden Frying Pan, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2017

Thank you very much for your feedback. We are currently planning a renovation for the winter of 2017/18. Thanks for your feedback. The Badell Aur team.

Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

What is going on here? Another place where reviews range from the excellent to the dreadful in a matter of days. Perhaps it matters what time you visit and who is the cook for the day? My family's experience was awful. The chips where particularly...More

Thank skyeblue42
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 High Street, Snowdonia National Park, Bala LL23 7AE, Wales (Formerly Y Baddell Aur)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Snowdonia National Park  >  Bala
  • Phone Number: +44 1678 520310
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