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Bay Hop, Colwyn Bay Central, Colwyn Bay

Pub added by Alan Hurdle
17 Penrhyn Road
Colwyn Bay
LL29 8LG
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Reviews of Bay Hop (Average Rating: 9 of 10) Add Review see review guidelines

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Aqualung . left this review about Bay Hop

This is a proper micropub with no TVs or other distractions. Although it also bills itself as a bottle shop this is very much a side-line as it's much more micropub than off licence. It's slightly on the larger size as these places go consisting of a wider rectangular room with some low furnishings to the left and a fair bit of floor space to the right where there is also some shelving for tins and bottles. Unusually this building has a cellar which has had cooling added and is where the draught beers and presumably the empties are kept. There are a couple of chilled cabinets behind the bar, one with boxes of cider and the other with soft drinks and the odd wine plus tins and bottles of beers. I saw no evidence of any spirits.
There is a bar with five hand pumps plus a few keg options that I didn't really take much notice of. The five beers were Mobberley 1924, Purple Moose Chocolate Moose, Great Orme Welsh Black, Conwy Kodiak and Spitting Feathers Repetitive Strain Injury. I went for the 1924 (£3.20), Chocolate Moose (£3.40), Kodiak (£3.40) and Repetitive Strain Injury (£3.60), all prices prior to discount and all in first class condition.
I thought this was an excellent micropub. It's GBG 2018 listed.

On 20th October 2017 - rating: 9
[User has posted 2086 recommendations about 2081 pubs]


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Alan Hurdle left this review about Bay Hop

The Bay Hop micro pub was a very welcome addition to the Colwyn Bay Real Ale scene with just a Wetherspoons and one other pub selling cask beer in the immediate central area. Four to five ales are usually on sale, with a mix of local ales and those from further afield. It is also a bottle shop with many ales on view in the large glass fronted fridge behind the bar.

On 21st March 2017 - rating: 9
[User has posted 623 recommendations about 577 pubs]

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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Alan Hurdle
Colwyn Bay, 0.22 miles, 4 min walk (show)
Glan Conwy, 4.09 miles, 1 hr 18 min walk (show)
Llandudno Junction, 4.23 miles, 1 hr 21 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for Bay Hop, Colwyn Bay
30th Oct 2017, 18:58
Picture submitted by Aqualung . approved
 
30th Oct 2017, 18:58
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Pub Details

Pub details supplied by members of this site to the best of their knowledge. Please check with pub directly before making a special trip.

  • Accommodation : No last updated 17 October 2017 by Aqualung .
  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 17 October 2017 by Aqualung .
  • Beer Festivals : No last updated 17 October 2017 by Aqualung .
  • Beer Garden : No last updated 17 October 2017 by Aqualung .
  • CAMRA Discount : Yes - 20p per pint - last updated 02 April 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Car Park : No last updated 17 October 2017 by Aqualung .
  • Child Friendly : No last updated 17 October 2017 by Aqualung .
  • Darts : No last updated 17 October 2017 by Aqualung .
  • Dog Friendly : Yes last updated 13 September 2016 by Alan Hurdle
  • Function Room : No last updated 17 October 2017 by Aqualung .
  • Hot Food : No last updated 17 October 2017 by Aqualung .
  • Jukebox : No last updated 17 October 2017 by Aqualung .
  • Karaoke : No last updated 17 October 2017 by Aqualung .
  • Live Music : Yes - Acoustic on Sunday - last updated 17 October 2017 by Aqualung .
  • Live TV Sports : No last updated 17 October 2017 by Aqualung .
  • Micropub : Yes last updated 13 September 2016 by Alan Hurdle
  • Pinball : No last updated 17 October 2017 by Aqualung .
  • Pool Table : No last updated 17 October 2017 by Aqualung .
  • Quiz Night : No last updated 17 October 2017 by Aqualung .
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 17 October 2017 by Aqualung .
  • Real Cider : Yes last updated 13 September 2016 by Alan Hurdle
  • Wheelchair Access : No last updated 17 October 2017 by Aqualung .
Opening Hours
Sunday4pm - 8pm
MondayClosed
Tuesday4pm - 10pm
Wednesday4pm - 10pm
Thursday2pm - 10pm
Friday2pm - 10pm
Saturday2pm - 10pm
Hours according to Facebook page, please check before making a special visit
Food Hygiene Rating


Last inspected: November 18th 2016
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