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Pen Y Gwryd Hotel Restaurant

$$ - $$$British, ,
498 A4086 and A, Caernarfon LL55 4NT, Wales
+44 1286 870211
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible2%
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“everest” (7 reviews)
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British, Pub, Welsh
$$ - $$$
498 A4086 and A, Caernarfon LL55 4NT, Wales
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited this famous pub today and noticed there was no welcome or friendly smile from the staff. The pub itself is charming, the fire was blazing and we especially came to see Sir Edmund Hillary's signature as we are from New Zealand. It wasn't busy...More

Thank AdrianaK921
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just back from 2 nights here with 14 friends for a 40th birthday. First comment, is that it's perfect for a walk to Snowdon. We left the hotel and could walk up the new path to the car park to start the Pyg Track so...More

Thank SteveBalham
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As avid hikers & the history of this hotel, relating to the Everest Expeditions We were excited to pop in for a drink & hopefully a meal as in the area. We were welcomed at the reception window replete with beer pumps, doubles as bar!...More

1  Thank Shogun55
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Roast beef Sunday lunch very disappointing. Needed lots of seasoning and very tough. Staff very nice but wouldn’t go back.

Thank Susan W
Reviewed June 19, 2018

The hotel restauarant does a lovely 3 or 5 course meal. You choose the courses from a set menu. The soups are particularly good. The cheese selection is also good. The main has a choice of two and there is a cold starter. Plus very...More

Thank COntentedtravel1234
Reviewed March 31, 2018

The emphasis is on fuelling and refuelling walkers and climbers. Portions are mountainous but this is simple good food cooked with care and love. Of note on my two-night stay were the slow-cooked brisket and the chicken and leek pie. Served with vegetables piled as...More

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed March 17, 2018

Dinner was either 3 or 5 courses, with a choice of two things for each course except cheese and biscuits. The portions were huge. Breakfast had a wide choice, though one or two of our party moaned about the lack of baked beans.

Thank Bob C
Reviewed November 6, 2017

We went to the PyG for a dinner of the Alpine Ski Club in November and it was marvellous to be back at this iconic hotel which I have been visiting for about 40 years. The same small bar and behind it the residents bar...More

Thank penarthguy
Reviewed October 15, 2017

If you are in the area you must stay here. The inn is as traditional as you can get. The inn was used for Hilary's team in 1953 as a base for their climbing practice and they returned for reunions leaving lots of memorabilia. The...More

Thank Dave H
Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

Made a special trip out for lunch after reading about the history of the place and we were not disappointed. Lunch was excellent as was the service and our two dogs were made very welcome. THAN YOU

Thank Janet S
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British, Pub, Welsh
Breakfast, Dinner
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 498 A4086 and A, Caernarfon LL55 4NT, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Gwynedd  >  Caernarfon
  • Phone Number: +44 1286 870211
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