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!

      We are working up here for the next 3 months and have been lucky enough too come across this pub. Great food and a very friendly owner and bar staff. Oh and probably the best beer in the town.

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      Been to this pub on previous visits to Llanidloes and usually satisfied yet on this occasion no food available in evening and pub closed during the day and this during Royal Welsh Show week! Why are the pub opening times so varied in this town?

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      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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