Peckish? We’ve got something for you! Fresh, local tapas – in the heart of Wales!


Explore the History

Learn about the history of this amazing pub. Set in a quaint village in Llanidloes our establishment is in one of the more beautiful places in Wales.


Delicious Home Cooked Food

If you’re looking for quality, locally-sourced produce, then why not visit us? Our fantastic Food is expertly prepared in house by our talented team.


High Quality Drinks

We offer local cask ale from Tanner’s Brewery, we have a wide selection of delicious  handmade cocktails. We also have an newly refurbished Gin bar!

About Us

Based in Llanidloes, Powys, The Whistling Badger is committed to offering fantastic food and drink to a range of customers. Our pub has been serving refreshments for over a hundred years, and our current team here has more than 20 years of experience in the industry. Our full-time chefs, including proprietor Sarah Board takes pride in providing the highest possible standard of service offering a picturesque location, great reputation, and excellent ales, we are the obvious choice for a swift drink, family meal, or upcoming event. We’re an independent pub, and this allows us to offer the best range of drinks to our fantastic customers. Visit us today for a great service, amazing food, and refreshing drinks!

      booked a few days in advance . hospitaly was exceptioal . food was fantastic and ample amount for 2 of us. lovely presented and great atmosphere. would recomend.

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      Called in at Llanidloes for a quick break on our way to Pembrokeshire. The Whistling Badger won the debate about which pub to choose, there are quite a few. From the outside it isn’t particularly noteworthy but once inside it’s another matter. The service from...More

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      At the wales rally for the day! Lovely dinner and good price. Lovely staff and great food too! We stayed at a nearby hotel but the staff were so nice I would love to have stayed at their hotel as well! Highly recommend this pub!...More

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