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The Paddler's Return

) #7 of 61 Restaurants in Holyhead $ , British,
Paddlers Return Porthdafarch Road, Holyhead LL65 2LL, Wales
+44 1407 763049
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good21%
  • Average1%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (9 reviews)
“pool table” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Paddlers Return Porthdafarch Road, Holyhead LL65 2LL, Wales
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1 - 10 of 52 reviews

Reviewed 4 July 2017

Good food, lots of choice, but be prepared for a wait. They were only open from early evening until 11, so not for breakfast

Thank Citygirl058
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Recently made a few visits here, whilst camping close by! A very quirky and unique place. Great food and drinks, at very good prices! Perfect place, after a day out exploring the coastal paths!

Thank Dean B
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

It's hidden away, but worth finding - particularly for family grub. Great burgers and anything with chips! Games to play while you wait - a good job! We had to wait 90 mins for our food, which meant we were very late back. Chickens roaming...More

Thank DaytripperH
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

The Paddlers is a brilliant place for friends or family to gather. Loads of games,good selection of drinks and excellent,well priced food. Staff are always friendly and welcoming,it's well worth a visit.

Thank Alex F
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Definitely a hidden gem for all ages. Theres a variety of drinks that will suit everyones taste, a pool table and plenty of card/board games for entertainment and the staff and even other customers were very friendly. We had the paddlers burger and rustic chips...More

1  Thank Clare E
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

A friendly little bar serving good food and cold beer. What more could a person asked for? Based on the Anglesey Outdoors site it offers a friendly place to chill after a busy day of outdoor activities or just exploring the beautiful Island of Anglesey.

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Coming from a University, I'm used to cheap drinks and was very much expecting the worst in prices from a small place like this. Oh how wrong I was. At £3.20/3.25 for a pint of Thatchers, I could never complain (I ended up paying £4.80...More

Thank Peter E
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Spent long weekend at centre and booked a meal at the restaurant, has the best food of the weekend there and the prices were good.

Thank Byron D
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We were in Trearddur Bay for the weekend and we thought we would try the Paddler's for an evening meal as it was only a few minutes drive form our hotel, the Blackthorn Farm. The Paddler's is attached to an outward bound/water sports centre and...More

2  Thank Doug H
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Nice quiet clean space for a pint, good quality meals, wifi available, plenty of options, lovely space

Thank gcaseyleigh
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James D
20 June 2017|
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Response from Karen B | Reviewed this property |
Yes well behaved dogs are welcome - may be asked to sit I the pool room at busy times.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Paddlers Return Porthdafarch Road, Holyhead LL65 2LL, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Island of Anglesey  >  Holyhead
  • Phone Number: +44 1407 763049
Quiet family pub offering home-cooked meals at a reasonable price. Plenty of out door seating, 10 minute walk to the beach. Situated in the wilds, very relaxed & family run.
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