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Frank's at the Black Lion

31 Sgwar Alban, Aberaeron, Wales
+44 7464 607848
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
19 Oct 2017
6 Mar 2017
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British, Pub
31 Sgwar Alban, Aberaeron, Wales
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

I walked around town looking for a place that might be showing American football and found the Black Lion with four other people in it. Ordered a beer from the bartender and sat to watch the game. 10 minutes later, without anyone’s request, they switched...More

Thank Beeflips
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

No longer at Black Lion! No food available! It is back to a no food pub with plenty of good beer and friendly faces!

4  Thank James D
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

The food here is fantastic and nothing is ever too much to ask for. Frank caters for whatever he can to make his customers happy. For an elderly gentleman his passion and skills are amazing. The steak here is perfect every time. I would comment...More

Thank emmield
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Frank, the chef is a true character of a guy that is always offering a warm welcome and a laid back atmosphere. The food is truly fantastic, always tasty and plenty of it. Menu can be a little limited for people catering with specific requirements...More

1  Thank Jason J
Reviewed 19 December 2016

The restaurant was scruffy which can be forgiven if the food was up to scratch but it wasn't. Despite great reviews on here the food was microwaved after plating, at least some of the veg was frozem, the roast potato (just the one) was like...More

1  Thank FloH139
Reviewed 30 September 2016

This is a review specifically for the pub as we did not try the restaurant room upstairs. Old style pub that retains the two bar set up either side of a central serving area. The bar to the left is wood panelled and wood floored...More

Thank Steve_of_N21
Reviewed 17 September 2016

We went with some friends the food was delicious and we could not believe the bill. In fact my husband went back to make sure they had not missed something off. It could not have been better lots of home grown veggies and local meats...More

1  Thank alisonk63
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Have eaten at Franks several times. Menu is varied and service is very friendly - Frank is always friendly and helpful - and busy!!

Thank jill2016555
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Warm food but great beer in pub had a great night in there with the locals! Had a chinese after. Will definately drink there again!

1  Thank James D
Reviewed 30 June 2016

The food and management here are brilliant. We went for Sunday lunch twice and both times the staff and Frank could not be any more helpful. There are a choice of 4 meats along with a specials board. I had some of each meat along...More

Thank brenda b
Joan B, Owner at Frank's at the Black Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2016

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It is good to get feedback whether it is positive or negative. Thank you again .

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John P
14 October 2016|
Response from jill2016555 | Reviewed this property |
I'm don't know, but I'm sure Frank would do all he can to help.
John P
5 October 2016|
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Response from brenda b | Reviewed this property |
you would have to book in advance.The restaurant is upstairs with no lift. I hope you manage to get there and enjoy your meal
12 June 2016|
Response from Joan B | Property representative |
Sorry no we are not. If you want dog friendly Prince of Wales is. We are only a small restaurant and it is upstairs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Sgwar Alban, Aberaeron, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Ceredigion  >  Aberaeron
  • Phone Number: +44 7464 607848
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