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The Glengower, Aberystwyth Town, Aberystwyth

Victoria Terrace
SY23 2DH
Phone: 01970626191
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Just a quick pint, then I'm off left this review about Glengower Hotel

Initially looks little different to most of the seafront hotels, but is an excellent food-led pub. The narrow front terrace is popular with those just looking for a drink, with many of the tables inside occupied by (but not restricted to) those dining. There is also a more basic bar with further seating and a couple of pool tables down a few stairs at the back. Good food (although not exactly cheap). Decent selection of mostly local real ales - including the Bragdy Mantle Cwrw Teifi - from five handpumps on the front counter, plus another five ciders and perries from a second bank on the other side. Definitely worth a stop if in the area.

On 25th June 2017 - rating: 8
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Will Larter left this review about Glengower Hotel

Having only done a limited amount of research before my visit to Aber, I was surprised to find a proper pub here among the very smart hotels and guest houses on Victoria Terrace. Before our walk up Constitution Hill the doors had not been open, but I was looking forward to a pint on our return. The main bar in the front has five hand pumps, with four beers on and another on the way at the time of our visit. Purple Moose's Dark Side of the Moose was on, a favourite of mine and in fine shape. There's another bar around the corner in this multi-room hotel, this one with five ciders on hand pumps. Beside the other set in the front was displayed a Camra Pub of the Year award, which seems to have been well-deserved. We observed others enjoying their food and even passing their compliments to the kitchen, which brought a friendly response from the waiter - whether these were regulars or once-a-years, they'll remember this place with a smile.

Date of visit: 20th December 2016

On 29th December 2016 - rating: 8
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Beer Belly left this review about Glengower Hotel

Your experience or visit here will almost certainly be weather dependent. Since the next door Courts gone the topics of conversation may not be as interesting as they used to be but the Beer has improved immensely. Plenty of local Welsh & Border brewed Beers including a Pale Mild which was nice and unusual. If the Weathers good the Beer Garden will be packed, it's really close to the Bar too so no long trek back and fore. Toilets still down an awkward flight of stairs which considering the amount of refurb's it's had is dissapointing. This is common in Aber.
I'm not sure on opening times so in poor weather and with it being so far away from any other Pub that can you can guarantee is open means this is a risky walk.

On 10th June 2016 - rating: 7
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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Quinno _
Aberystwyth, 0.71 miles, 13 min walk (show)
Borth, 5.67 miles, 1 hr 49 min walk (show)
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  • Accommodation : Yes last updated 28 September 2013 by Quinno _
  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 28 September 2013 by Quinno _
  • CAMRA Discount : Yes - 5% - last updated 29 December 2016 by Will Larter
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 28 September 2013 by Quinno _
  • Pool Table : Yes last updated 28 September 2013 by Quinno _
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 29 July 2013 by Dave McNally
  • Real Cider : Yes last updated 29 December 2016 by Will Larter
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