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Black Lion Restaurant

Main Junction | Llanfaethlu, Llanfaethlu LL65 4NL, Wales
+44 1407 730718
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“braised lamb” (6 reviews)
“pudding” (24 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Junction | Llanfaethlu, Llanfaethlu LL65 4NL, Wales
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Reviewed August 31, 2017

Booked for Sunday lunch but it wasn't that busy. Very welcoming staff. Comfortable and pleasant interior. Owner made a huge fuss of the dog which always helps, feeding her dog biscuits etc! Good roast dinner, plenty of veg, potatoes could've been crispy but that's just...More

3  Thank RosiePosie2014
Reviewed August 30, 2017

Good selection on the menu. Odd, out of the way location but well worth the visit. Didn't have space to try the deserts.

3  Thank Neil B
Reviewed August 29, 2017

Stopped on Saturday afternoon, lucky to have a table with local music festival going on, fantastic atmosphere, service and food great, would deffinatly come back and try the Sunday Lunch.

3  Thank Griffith-Family
Reviewed August 26, 2017

Rather a disappointing visit after a pleasant visit last time. We waited for our order to be taken and after asking why it had not been taken we were told that the kitchen did not want any more orders. Manners to tell us!!!! Our youngest...More

1  Thank GetonyourbikeYork
Mari F, Owner at Black Lion Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2017

No, standards are not starting to slip !! Why didn’t you bother leaving us a positive review following your pleasant visit last time ???!!! Why didn’t you bring any of these issues up when you had you’re table checked or when you paid your bill...More

Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

Had read good reviews, so we travelled from Snowdon for a Saturday lunch. Braised lamb was beautifully tender and succulent. Crushed new potatoes were incredible - buttered, perfectly seasoned. We'll be copying at home. Seasonal veg was crisp and tasty. Desserts good too. Well worth...More

5  Thank Ally D
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

We were a little surprised that a pub would be closed the first few days of the week but looking on the website we found the opening hours and contact details easily and rang to book. Welcomed and seated upon arrival in the new extension...More

5  Thank Efinusername
Reviewed August 15, 2017

We have been meaning to visit here having read many reviews but never quite got round to it. On Saturday we were passing at 5.20pm and called in, no booking, just took a risk. They fitted us in as long as the table was free...More

5  Thank Bill B
Reviewed August 14, 2017

The first night there were 5 of us booked for dinner £ diners were delayed by Eisteddfod travel arrangements. Restaurant was full but no problem. Excellent meal agreed by all. The second night was 2 only. Again a superb meal, we had seen the Crab...More

5  Thank hundredweight43
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

Bwyd wedi ei goginio yn berffaith! Cig oen blasus. Llysiau wedi eu coginio yn dda. Croeso Cymraeg. Staff proffesiynol a chroesawgar. Delicious food! Lamb cooked to perfection as were the vegetables. Professional and hospitable staff. Highly recommended. Gobeithio dod yn ôl. Will be back! Diolch/Thank...More

5  Thank Afryl
Reviewed August 12, 2017

We visited The Black Lion on Friday 11th August. What a lovely place, although the greeting we received when we arrived was somewhat cold, and we felt like we were intruding. At the time we arrived, there was only two other customers in the restaurant,...More

6  Thank GRAHAM R
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April 22, 2017|
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Response from Mari F | Property representative |
Hi , we're on the north side of the island on the A5025 between Valley and Cemaes Bay, less than 10 minutes from Valley, take the A55 , come off at junction 3, at the cross roads in Valley turn right, we're on the right... More
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July 8, 2015|
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Response from sandra w | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Junction | Llanfaethlu, Llanfaethlu LL65 4NL, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Island of Anglesey  >  Llanfaethlu
  • Phone Number: +44 1407 730718
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