Local Pubs & Restaurants
There are lots of really nice places to enjoy good Welsh food in and around Betws-yn-Rhos. Details and directions to some in the immediate vicinity are on the attached map.
The White Lion in Llanellian is a great traditional village pub approx 4 miles from the Ffarm and offers a warm and friendly atmosphere and a wide variety of excellent home made meals.
The Black Lion in Llanfair TH is probably more of a restaurant than a traditional pub and is extremely popular with visitors and locals alike so booking is often essential.
Just past Llanfair TH on the Llanwrst road (A458) is the village of Llangernyw and the Old Stag which offers probably the widest range of food including excellent home made Pizzas. The pub is friendly and popular with the locals and has a vast array of quirky artefacts hanging from the ceiling and on every nook and cranny. The Stag is open 7 days a week.
Another firm favourite of ours is Bryn Williams Restaurant at Porth Eirias on the promenade at Colwyn Bay. This is located in the water sports centre and provides fine dining in a casual informal setting overlooking the bay and at prices that won’t break the bank. The seafood is particularly good !
Further afield we have the Kimnel Arms at St George which is an exceptional bistro pub and, in our opinion, well worth the trip.
If you are partial to seafood then we can recommend the Seahorse Restaurant in Llandudn for probably the best fish dishes in the area or if it’s fish & chips that you’re after then we can recommend Enochs Fish & Chip Restaurant (eat in or take-away) which is on the Conwy Road in Llandudno Junction.
In Conwy we can recommend Watson’s Bistro and if tapas takes your fancy then the Bank of Conwy would be ideal.
Across the river from Conwy is the small town of Deganwy and the delightful Paysanne Restaurant where one can sample delicious French cuisine in a cosy and friendly establishment.
We have been supporters of the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) for over 20 years now and we are proud to support the Great Orme Brewery in Llandudno – a source of a good range of testy brews.
There are some excellent pubs selling a good range of real ales including the Red Lion in Old Colwyn, the Albion in Conwy and the Valentine in Llandulas. The Red Lion usually has 6 or 8 ales on and has a fantastic Victorian interior. The Albion is owned jointly by four local microbreweries (Nant, Conwy, Purple Moose & Great Orme breweries) and retains many of the original features from when it opened in 1921.
In addition the Bank of Conwy sells a large range of continental beers, both on tap and in bottles.