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The Grouse Inn

Corwen Road, Carrog LL21 9AT, Wales
+44 1490 430272
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good36%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“lamb stew” (9 reviews)
“cottage pie” (10 reviews)
“whitebait” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Corwen Road, Carrog LL21 9AT, Wales
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

We were staying nearby in a couple of cottages for a 50th Birthday, when we arrived on the Friday night we didn’t know what to have for dinner and with 12 of us ranging from age 8 to 90 were really pleased when we phoned...More

Thank Kathleen H
Reviewed 2 February 2018

Hard to find this type of pub anymore, very friendly barman, food hit the spot on a cold evening. Stunning location, views breathtaking. We will return, hidden gem.

Thank kathandlee2015
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Reviewed 24 January 2018

The grouse inn has some very good beers, the food is very good and the sweets are big and very tasty, the staff are very friendly and the outdoor seating is superb with views over the river dee and surrounding mountains. Highly recommended.

Thank 811dutch888
Reviewed 7 December 2017

We stop for a drink and a bite here quite often as we pass it quite often! It's off the main road from Llangollen to Corwen, the views from the fantastic covered terrace are just amazing. Rather than buying crisps or twigletts with your drink,...More

Thank Keith W
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

A regular visit for us when we visit the Llangollen Railway. The sun helps when we sit outside with the dog but the food is always good. We had the steak and stout pie and the welsh lamb stew between us. Both were lovely and...More

Thank Staffspublover
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Need to book here for Sunday lunch but well worth it. Loved the huge bowls of fresh vegetables & big jug of gravy that came with it. We visited in October & it wasn't the weather for sitting outside but the view over the river...More

Thank goldrush2525
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We were staying on the local campsite and used the pub over the weekend. We found the staff friendly and helpful, the menu suited both vegetarians and meat eaters, the proportions of our meals were more than adequate. Would definitely go again. It is advisable...More

Thank Dave G
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We followed the sign for this place on our way home from a weekend away. The food was excellent, prepared with love. Lucky enough to get the table by the bar we sat in the bay window and enjoyed a lovely meal with a view...More

Thank lisa b
Reviewed 3 October 2017

My friend, who is vegetarian, and I found the Grouse when riding the Llangollen railway, and were drawn back for dinner by the terrific vegetarian menu. The food was superb though the portions, at least of my Welsh lamb stew - the lamb was meltingly...More

Thank Mkjock
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely beer: Lee's Brewery Manchester. Lovely food : I had vegan. Lovely staff: offered an alternative when one little ingredient on my meal had run out.Lovely views: stunning, we sat in the bay window. Recommend getting there by steam train, it's a short walk from...More

Thank Marion C
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Lucy-Ann H
21 October 2017|
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Response from davidE1536AA | Reviewed this property |
To be honest I'd give them a ring just in case it changes in the Autumn and Winter. If it suits you, then you could book a table to avoid disappointment.
jane j
21 September 2017|
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Response from bbrereton1610 | Reviewed this property |
12 till about 9
25 September 2016|
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Response from joanie2222 | Reviewed this property |
£3.60-£3.80 per pint. £1.50 -£1.60 for coke. .70 - .85p for crisps. These are average prices. I guess the landlord relies heavily on passing tourists during summer months and does very little trade during winter months. His... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corwen Road, Carrog LL21 9AT, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Denbighshire  >  Carrog
  • Phone Number: +44 1490 430272
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