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Lakeside Restaurant

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Brynllwyn Lane | Garthmyl, Welshpool, Wales
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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218 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely location. Lots of room for all the family. Good substantial food, not fine dining, but adequate

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Thank AntoniaTrip
Newtown, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

5 years ago I would bust a gut to try and get a table to eat here on a Friday or Saturday night! But after my latest experiences I don't think I'll be going back in a hurry.... The evening menu is so over worded & pretentious, giving the impression of very fancy food when in reality what you are... More 

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Thank HattieGeorge
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for a birthday celebration as my wife had visited quite a few times before with different groups and said it was great and it's only a 15 minute drive away It's in a lovely setting next to the lake and golf course. We went at the very start of evening service pre booked we were first through the... More 

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Thank Casey J
Winchester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My mother in law recommended this restaurant, having visited twice before. She wished to take my wife and I there for her 86th birthday. She booked a table by phone and the person on the other end seemed to imply that it could be busy. Previous experience had been of the venue being packed. The menu seemed to have changed,... More 

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Thank auralbeesty
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Well we just popped in on the off chance . . .what a lovely pleasant relaxing place , staff pleasant and helpful , lunch ordered , all homemade nothing processed amazing food and huge portions , before leaving booked for two events comming up , YES VERY IMPRESSED

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Thank Jill G
Tipton, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

We have had several meals at Lakeside and everyone has been excellent and good portions. Our last visit was on New Year's Day and the set menu was excellent, the beef just melted in your mouth and the three courses was great value. Besides the food what makes this a great place to eat is the location, which is beautiful.... More 

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Thank Sue P
Abermule, null, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Not a lot to say about this one... not bad but not great, service seems to take a long time, i had a chicken balti curry but it didnt taste any better than a ready meal... and the nan bread had definitely been frozen, hard and chewy. not worth £15... lovely place with well mannered staff. seen to meails being... More 

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Thank Mike H
Welshpool, Canada
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We have been here several times with a group of friends for celebration lunches. In the summer it is nice to sit outside with drinks or coffee as the scenery iso lovely. Inside it is very comfortable and nicely decorated. The food is very good in the main though we all thought that the last Christmas lunch we had there... More 

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Thank Fredandrog
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59 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Visited here for lunch for a special occasion on our calendar, decided to go at lunchtime for a change. Despite the beautiful surroundings the food wasn't brilliant. I asked my husband which course was best, I said the soup and he said the beer. We were both disappointed, the service was poor and the only waitress was run off her... More 

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Thank Meryl B
Brecon, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

This was my first visit for food as part of a group. It is a nice place. The food overall was to me like a good pub food standard however at restaurant prices. There were some niggles, 2 items from the menu not available even though we were there at the start of service. I understand the some items might... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brynllwyn Lane | Garthmyl, Welshpool, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Powys  >  Welshpool

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?