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One of the oldest country inns in north Wales

At a glance

Bar menu
Open all year

Incredibly parts of this attractive family-run inn are reputed to date back over 1,200 years. It still retains a slate floor and oak-beamed ceiling, and there is an old salt cellar by the inglenook fireplace. The Cole family have been running the inn for more than 25 years and have restored and preserved many aspects of traditional village life revolving around the pub, including reinstating the snug next to the bar (dogs are allowed in here). The food is traditional, home cooked, and wherever possible locally sourced. Look out for grilled fillet of plaice; chicken curry; goats' cheese, tart of the day; or roast lamb shoulder. Sandwiches, hot baguettes and jacket potatoes are also available.

Opening hours

  • Open all year
  • Days closed: Monday (excluding bank holidays and school summer holidays)
  • Opening times: 11.30-3 6-11 (Saturday 11.30-4 5-11.30 Sunday 12-10.30)
  • Lunch: Tuesday to Saturday 12-2, Sunday 12-8.30
  • Dinner: Tuesday to Saturday 6-9, Sunday 12-8.30

Food and drink

  • Real ales available: Marston's Saddle Tank, Conwy Welsh Pride, guest ale

Price guide

  • Main course from9.95
  • Credit cards accepted


  • Parking available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Garden
  • Coach parties welcome, notice required


  • Children welcome
  • Children's menu
  • High chairs
  • Baby change


  • Dog friendly
  • Allowed in bar

Getting here

A55 junction 22, left signed Old Colwyn, A547. At roundabout 2nd exit onto B5383 signed Betwys-yn-Rhos. In 1 mile turn right into Llanelian Road, follow to village. Pub on right

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