NEWS & VIEWS

  • Bank Holiday Monday (17th April) opening times

    Sun 16 April 2017

    We are open for dinner on the 17th April between 18:00 and 20:00. Booking is advised.
  • "Britain's most dog-friendly pub offers a free stay for your pet and treats at the bar"

    Fri 03 March 2017

    Our dog friendly restaurant and rooms get a mention from WalesOnline, which can be viewed here.
  • New Menu, November 2016

    Sat 19 November 2016

    We have a changed menu for November which can be viewed here.
  • New Wine List

    Sat 21 May 2016

    We have a new wine supplier, and subsequently, a new wine list which can be viewed from our Food & Drink page.
  • Best Pubs in North Wales

    Sat 21 May 2016

    We are in an article in the latest issue of the Daily Post. View it here.
  • Articles in the Times Newspaper and the Daily Post

    Fri 13 November 2015

    We have appeared in both the Times last Wednesday (top 25 country pubs), and the Daily Post today (view here).
  • Good Food Guide 2016

    Thu 24 September 2015

    We are very pleased to be included the Good Food Guide 2016.
  • The Lawn Way Round

    Sun 12 July 2015

    Last night, we had some special guests... no, not Charley Boorman and Ewan McGregor, but the "Lawn Way Round" guys stopping off before starting the second leg of their journey...
    "Back in August 2011, Daz Whitehead & Tony Dwight, supported by a small support crew, travelled 1,071 miles from John o’ Groats to Lands’ End in just 5 days on a pair of Wheel Horse Lawn Mowers. In doing so, the team raised almost £4,000 for charity (Crohn’s & Colitis UK).
    Now, we are busy preparing for a second adventure. This will see the team drive through all the coastal counties of England, Scotland & Wales in just 7 days! The route will see the team leave base camp in Tenbury Wells on July 11th 2015, travel south towards Monmouthshire before undertaking a clockwise tour of the UK mainland coastline which will be 2,158 miles in total - assuming we don’t get lost."
    We wish them luck. Click here to go to their website where you will find out how to make a donation.
  • Article in Sunday Telegraph's Stella Magazine, 9th November 2014

    Thu 09 July 2015

    We've only just found out about this mention in Stella Magazine...

    "The BlackLion Llanfaethlu, Anglesey (01407 730718) Anglesey produce, including meat from the owners’ farm, plays a starring role at this renovated 18th-century pub. Try the haddock and salmon fishcakes with laverbread aioli (£6.95) before a comforting courgette-and-ratatouille bake with Perl Las blue cheese (£12.95)"
  • The Good Food Guide's Top Dog-Friendly Venues.

    Thu 09 July 2015

    Click here to follow a link to our listing.
  • Top One Hundred Attractions

    Sat 30 May 2015

    We have been included in the Top One Hundred Attractions Wales website and book.
    Click here to see our review and listing.
  • Anglesey Tourism Association - Food Glorious Food Event Video

    Wed 27 May 2015

    Click here to view a video of the Food Glorious Food Event held on 18th May at the Black Lion.
  • Great British Cookbook

    Wed 26 November 2014

    We are very proud to be part of the Great British Cookbook which features 200 chefs from 10 different regions from around the UK, including Rick Stein (OBE), Anna Hanson (MBE), Michael Caines (MBE) and Richard Corrigan.

    Our Head Chef, Wayne Roberts' signature dish, braised shoulder of Anglesey lamb with root vegetable rosti, garden greens and a redcurrant and lamb jus, is the recipe we chose to feature in this book, and is also currently on our menu.

    The aim of the book is to raise £200,000 for MacMillan Cancer Support and Hospitality Action by Christmas, with all proceeds from the £12 eBook download going directly to the aforementioned charities.

    To get your copy, go to thegreatbritishcookbook.co.uk

    The book is amazing, with fantastic photos of all the dishes including information about some of the small local producers that also feature in it, and would make a great Christmas present for anyone interested in food.

  • Good Food Guide 2015

    Mon 01 September 2014

    We've been included in the Good Food Guide again for 2015!

  • AA Inspection

    Mon 11 August 2014

    We had a surprise AA inspection last week, resulting in the award of a rosette for our food, and a four star rating for our accommodation.

    Click here to read the review.

  • New Gallery Images

    Mon 11 August 2014

    Keep an eye on the gallery. We're updating the pictures with shots from the walled garden and of the food that results...

  • Anglesey Taste and Talent Award for Local Product Eatery of the Year

    Fri 04 April 2014

    We are very pleased to have won the above-mentioned Menter Mon award last month (March).

  • Sunday Times Article

    Wed 04 September 2013

    We featured in last Sunday's Sunday Times in an article highlighting newly opened pubs that have bucked the trend of pubs closing across the country.

  • The Good Food Guide 2014

    Wed 04 September 2013

    We have been included in the 2014 Good Food Guide, based on readers' recommendations which we are delighted about.

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