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“Fab food!”
Review of Glan yr Afon

Glan yr Afon
Ranked #4 of 30 Restaurants in Machynlleth
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Swansea, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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“Fab food!”
Reviewed February 15, 2013

We've visited Glan yr afon on 4 occasions during the last 4 months. On each occasion we've had wonderful food. I particularly enjoyed the duck with red cabbage, sauteed potatoes and redcurrent sauce. Yum! The surroundings are lovely and the staff are extremely polite, helpful and friendly. We will definitely be visiting again when we'll be in the machynlleth area.

  • Visited February 2013
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English first
Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great food and a massive selection of ales”
Reviewed February 12, 2013

Awesome food and an amazing selection of real ale and continental lagers.

Friendly staff went out of their way to help and its great to have a pub that offers a sample of ales before committing to buy. tanks!

Visited January 2013
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Thank shemap
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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192 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
“A Tasty Place”
Reviewed February 7, 2013

First Impressions

Glan Yr Afon is a delightful family run public house in the sleepy village of Pennal. It has been tastefully renovated and lends itself to a good eating establishment rather that a drinker’s pub with food. The décor of tiled floors white walls and minimalistic furnishings are modern and very tasteful.

The Food & Service.

There are two menu’s here, the regular dinner menu serves an array of delightful food and local produce is evident from locally caught Aberdovey Sea Bass to Welsh Black Sirloin and other tasty gastro pub delights. They also provide a weekly set menu for a reduced price (2 courses for £10) and this has many tasty dishes such as mushrooms on toasted Panini with balsamic vinegar, Fish Pie with winter vegetables and Homemade Fish Cake salad & Fries. The service here is outstanding with very friendly staff and Glyn & Corina are the perfect hosts, as are their staff.

Overall
I enjoyed my visit to Glan Yr Afon that much that I returned the following week for a second time and the service and the food was just as good. Great service and hearty food at a reasonable price.

Service- 9/10
The Food- 8 /10
Value for Money - 9/10. The meal, 2 courses and drinks cost £25.00 for 2 people.
http://www.riversidehotel-pennal.co.uk

  • Visited December 2012
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Powys
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125 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Meal Deal”
Reviewed December 5, 2012

Had a lovely meal in a very comfortable restaurant.
Very nicely furnshed and quite a homely feel with very friendly staff.
6 of us ate off the £10 for two courses and the food was still of an excellent quality
and presentation was good.

  • Visited December 2012
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Shropshire,UK
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“Stylish and friendly,good food.Turned up on impulse on a Sunday lunchtime,busy, but they managed to find us a table”
Reviewed August 29, 2012

Nice to know dogs are allowed in the bar. Own car park. Good food,one of us had a Sunday roast and the other a more simple cold platter.

  • Visited August 2012
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Thank LynetteP41
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