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The Australia

31 High Street, Porthmadog LL49 9LR, Wales
+44 1766 515957
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
31 High Street, Porthmadog LL49 9LR, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were staying nearby and called in for a drink on our first evening. Nice atmosphere with excellent beer so decided to come back for food. We were not disappointed! All four of us really enjoyed our meals, tasty sausages, excellent pie, delicious lamb and...More

Thank Ocho_Pinos
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely family night here for my partner's 65th birthday, nothing was too much trouble for the staff, even brought my daughters homemade surprise birthday cake out for us. The food is great, lovely atmosphere and reasonable prices. Even at the end of...More

Thank Lynne M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here on Saturday 3rd, very busy pub and was difficult to get a table for food. Managed after a 30 minute to find a table, starters were good, I had the garlic mushrooms and my mate had the beef strips on hoisin sauce. Mains...More

Thank Stuart B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Being a bit of a beer geek ,The Purple Moose brewery tap was something of a must do when we visited Porthmadog. It didn’t disappoint. The beer was as expected ;fresh ,diverse , local and delicious. What I hadn’t expected was the quality of the...More

Thank Simon H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A group of 8 a bit dubious to be told we couldn’t book, However we hovered and were successful in getting a table. Great nachos and lovely Mains- all very good value for money. A really good meal.

Thank HMRACoops
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

we ordered 5/6 dishes they did not forget anything so it's a good sign. the dishes were good and I think of quality. the waiters were friendly. the bathrooms were clean, you had a view of the street and steam locomotives.

Thank EidanS3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and two children went there on a Tuesday night in October and requested a table for four for dinner. We didn't mind waiting, as it was fairly full, but were told by the hostess that they didn't have room for us. No, "Give...More

2  Thank Lucas D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the Australia! Very ‘Purple Moose’- great decor/ feel to the place, with usb/ sockets at most tables. Ate with family just yesterday, shared the Nachos to start, which had the best nacho:sauces ratio we’ve seen! Followed by the *best* steak & ale pie i...More

1  Thank nesscoupe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here a couple of years ago only because it was a Monday night and the only place open. Then the food was just ok. Two years later and again, only place we could find open on a Tuesday night out of season, but what...More

2  Thank adjunat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being on holiday in the area with our dog we had traveled all over looking for somewhere to eat that was also dog friendly in the late afternoon / early evening. Checked the website that showed they did food till 11pm. Off we went put...More

1  Thank June W
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March 4, 2018|
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Response from Jamie L | Reviewed this property |
As above, Dogs are welcome in this establishment but pre booking would be advantageous. Should there not be much availability, there are also other establishments in the area that would cater for your needs but the beer... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 High Street, Porthmadog LL49 9LR, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Gwynedd  >  Porthmadog
  • Phone Number: +44 1766 515957
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