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The Dining Room at Royal Sportsman Hotel

$$ - $$$, British,
131 High Street, Porthmadog LL49 9HB, Wales
+44 1766 512015
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lamb” (15 reviews)
“pie” (11 reviews)
“bread” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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LOCATION
131 High Street, Porthmadog LL49 9HB, Wales
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Reviewed 3 days ago

excellent food and excellent service - from barman Liam. Food arrived on big square slates, ugh!, asked for plates and he produced 2 instantly - and they were warm! So know problem. Just had burger and it was perfectly cooked, everything hot. Will go again.

Thank DMW2013_81
Aby Q, Owner at The Dining Room at Royal Sportsman Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your five-star review. We are delighted you enjoyed our excellent food and service. We always aim to meet every customer's needs, even if it is to swap from slates to plates! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having been here before I was not disappointed on a return visit. The soups and pies are top notch and packed with flavour, breakfasts also a cut above most places.

Thank oehugh
Aby Q, Owner at The Dining Room at Royal Sportsman Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so very much for your 5-star review. You have said it all and there's nothing for us to add. We look forward to welcoming you back when you're next in the area.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just spent 3 nights at this hotel and the dinning room serves excellent breakfasts. There is nothing they don't serve from salmon to toast. Lots of homemade preserves to choose from. The room is clean and tidy and the staff are polite and helpful.More

Thank Experience481949
Aby Q, Owner at The Dining Room at Royal Sportsman Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It was a pleasure having you to stay with us and you are not alone in loving our breakfasts. The choice is certainly extensive and we are proud of the fact that we cook them to order so each one is completely fresh. No rubbery...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a table late afternoon for a meal Sunday evening. My brother, cousin and I had a drink in the pleasant bar beforehand. The prices are reasonable, the food well cooked and very tasty. My cousin and I had the hot beef salad, my...More

Thank David D
Jane G, Guest Relations Manager at The Dining Room at Royal Sportsman Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely detailed review of your dining experience with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your meal so much. We certainly are one of the best restaurants in Snowdonia – very much a hidden gem! And thank you for highly recommending...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were turned away by the manager as wearing festival attire during FestivalNo 6 Weekend.Sign in doorway advertising Sunday lunch but were told that they had stopped serving food.Plenty of other restaurants in Porthmadog.Will not return again!More

Thank Cari R
Jane G, Guest Relations Manager at The Dining Room at Royal Sportsman Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are slightly confused by your review. You were not turned away because you were wearing festival attire. Most of our hotel guests that weekend were indeed Festival goers so your attire would make no difference. The manager does remember you and the reason you...More

Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Strangely expensive for such ordinary food. £65 for 3 small kids and 2 adults + 1 pint beer. We had the Indian Pulled Lamb which was a tiny portion of nicely favoured meaty mush served in a jam jar (why?) with two dryish micro nans,...More

1  Thank Massimo F
Jane G, Guest Relations Manager at The Dining Room at Royal Sportsman Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2018

We are sorry you found your meal slightly pricey and your food choices to be ordinary. The Indian Spiced Pulled Lamb is a very popular dish, served with our Paratha bread, and it is the kind of dish that you would “construct” yourself at an...More

Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

We came to Porthmadog 5 years ago and ate twice in the Royal Sportsman bar. The food was lovely and the welcome friendly back then and this year we returned to eat in the dining rooms with some friends and their children. It was great,...More

Thank ld314
Jane G, Guest Relations Manager at The Dining Room at Royal Sportsman Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2018

Thank you for your five star review. Our Dining Room is a hidden gem which does surprise many people. We are delighted that the food was as good as you remember and great that the children were able to appreciate it too. And we always...More

Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Lovely stay clean room good bar nice choice of drinks restaurant very good food excellent even my 93year old mother loved it and she is very pickey all in all great stayMore

Thank nazz2512
Jane G, Guest Relations Manager at The Dining Room at Royal Sportsman Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2018

We are delighted both you and your mother enjoyed your stay with us and managed to make use of all that we have to offer, including our Dining Room with its excellent menu. We look forward to welcoming you back when you next plan a...More

Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

Booked a table for 6pm which wasn’t ready on arrival as waitress wasn’t aware of booking showing poor communication between staff. Was told that there isn’t any room in the restaurant for us but could put some tables together so we went for this and...More

Thank Samantha C
Jane G, Guest Relations Manager at The Dining Room at Royal Sportsman Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2018

We are so sorry you did not have the dining experience we strive to achieve in our restaurant. Because we had a large party of residents eating on the night you booked your table of 7, we were limited for space in our dining room...More

Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

Had a meal here in June . Good choice for all on menu . Ok choice of wine . Good quality food . RecommendMore

Thank keithygordon
Jane G, Guest Relations Manager at The Dining Room at Royal Sportsman Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant. We do indeed have an extensive menu to suit every taste, as well as our Sunday Roast lunch with a choice of three roast meats, which is highly regarded in the area as one of...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$16 - US$48
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Monday
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Thursday
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 High Street, Porthmadog LL49 9HB, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Gwynedd  >  Porthmadog
  • Phone Number: +44 1766 512015
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Royal Sportsman Hotel
Description
The style of cooking is seasonal Modern British with a contemporary look for the adventurous along with classic British Fayre, for those who enjoy traditional meals at lunch or in the evening, served in the restaurant, bar, lounge or garden from 12.00pm till 3pm and 6pm till 9.00pm.
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