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“Will be good if the Manager is on hand.”
Review of Penhelig Arms

Penhelig Arms
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Pub, Welsh
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed March 1, 2014

Ate here many times during the month of February, the new Manager Phillip has really turned this place around, the food is excellent and the service friendly and very good and the rating reflects the overall impression over the month.
However, if you pick a time when Phillip is not working the place doesn't seem to be able to cope, we experienced this twice, once a disastrous Sunday lunch when we waited over an hour and a half for our less than average food and one evening where both the quality of the food and service were disappointing.
Hopefully this review doesn't lead to Phillip not getting a day off !

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Reviewed February 24, 2014

bolhelig suites are fabulous views out standing , food exceptional
good beer , roaring fire ample parking

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Reviewed February 21, 2014

Great deal on Travelzoo, food included. We both had scallop starter, perfectly cooked. I had rib eye steak, medium, tender, char grilled taste, one of the best I've had. My partner had Lemon Sole, cooked spot on, perhaps a little on the thin side but I blame the fish not the chef. Service good, lovely Spanish waitress. Thoroughly recommend this place. Staying here too in a room above the
pub. Can't fault it, fantastic views across the estuary towards the hills. A real gem of a place. The open fire in the bar is rather welcoming too, so bring a paper.

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Reviewed February 11, 2014

We decided to stop there for lunch. We ordered the battered haddock with twice fried chips and two shandys. The beer was flat, not impressed, however as a shandy it was drinkable. We waited half an hour for our fish and chips, told just plating up, 5 minutes more. 20 minutes later still no lunch, we had finished our drinks and was just about to leave to go to the bar and ask for a refund, when our meal finally arrived....50 minutes after we had ordered it. The waitress was very apologetic and agreed to our request of a refund because we knew, as did she, that the time we had been kept waiting was not acceptable. Food wise? Well, it was fish and chips and quite frankly, we have eaten better for less (£12.00 each) in little seafront cafes elsewhere. We won't be returning.

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Thank Annie W
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Reviewed February 6, 2014

just come back from a great break at the Penhelig Arms cannot wait to go back hopefully april very clean very friendly staff very welcoming and nothing is too much trouble smaal crit can you have a little larger menu choice but not a major problem

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