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!

      What a find! Turned up on spec on the bikes in the way to Clywedog Reservoir and so glad we did. Lovely home cooked food, very warming (and it needed to be!) and such good service, friendly and attentive, just right. Thank you.

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      Pre-Booked tapas for two. Brilliant service at the bar, brought our drinks over to our table. Excellent pint of rekorderlig, I’d been thinking about it for weeks. Tapas selection arrived, with a big basket of breads (always a good sign). Nice selection of tasters and...More

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      On a Short stay in Llanidloes. Walked Past the Whistling Badger, Liked the look of it. Dropped them an e mail to book lunch the next day. A very warm welcome upon arrival. Lovely curry with mini popadoms chutney mint yoghurt plus Naan. Wife had...More

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