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!

      Quality pint of coors served with 5.7 seconds. Liverpool winning on the tv. Little lad called matty doing some in pub entertainment. Would definitely recommend. Would give 7 stars if possible

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      I was walking across Wales with two friends, travelling from Anchor to Aberystwyth. We had booked to stay at a hotel (The Unicorn) in Llanidloes, but when we arrived on a Thursday night the atmosphere was rather dead: this former pub no longer seemed to...More

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      I had an impromptu stop here. The bar has a cosey country feel to it. The bar man was really friendly, happy and attentive. Even though the pub was busy for bookings, they were able to squeeze me in for a delicious chicken and musroom...More

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