Best Wrexham Glyndwr University student pubs for Freshers Week 2022

Freshers Week is approaching for students at Wrexham Glyndwr University, which is an opportunity for people to meet flatmates/course mates and enjoy a few evenings before their course starts.

Wrexham Glyndwr University’s first official week will run from Saturday 24th September to Friday 30th September.

Students new to Wrexham may be wondering what the best pubs/bars in the area are, apart from Glyn’s Bar on campus.

Tripadvisor has a ranking of some of the best in the region, all having at least a rating of 4/5 on the site.

Best student pubs in Wrexham

The Royal Oak

Pub Royal Oak (Tripadvisor)

Location: 111 High Street, Wrexham LL13 8HY

Tripadvisor rating: 4.5/5

The Royal Oak seems to be a favorite among locals, especially for its welcoming staff and premium beers.

Of Tripadvisor’s 32 reviews, 23 were rated as “excellent” on its Tripadvisor page.

One reviewer wrote: “The best pub in Wrexham. The staff are always welcoming. The beer is excellent and a great mix of people of all ages. We have really missed the place and are delighted to return.”

The Bowling Green Inn

The chef: Bowling Green Inn (Tripadvisor)Bowling Green Inn (Tripadvisor)

Location: 43 Pen and Bryn, Wrexham LL13 7HU

Tripadvisor rating: 4.5/5

The Bowling Green Inn seems to have the best of both worlds according to reviews, with its drink and food selection receiving plenty of praise.

Out of 12 Tripadvisor reviews, 10 have been rated as “excellent” on its Tripadvisor page.

One reviewer wrote: “Great pub.. all the regulars nice and friendly.. great pint. And the food is the best pub grub. I’ve ever had……fantastic”.

nag head

The leader: Nags Head (Tripadvisor)Nags Head (Tripadvisor)

Location: Mount Street, Wrexham LL13 8DW

Tripadvisor rating: 4.5/5

Nags Head in the center of Wrexham has received praise for a range of quality food options as well as its prompt service.

Out of 499 Tripadvisor reviews, 320 were rated as “excellent” on its Tripadvisor page.

One reviewer wrote: “Good welcome, drinks served quickly, meals ordered at the bar, perfectly cooked fish and chips and entrecôte, excellent meals, good value for money. This pub is very well managed, it is always present. Have a great evening, thank you all.”

Fairfield Tavern

Chef: Fairfield Tavern (Tripadvisor)Fairfield Tavern (Tripadvisor)

Location: Erddig Road, Wrexham LL13 7DW

Tripadvisor rating: 4.5/5

Much has been made of the warm atmosphere of the Fairfield Tavern, with the welcoming staff also being a plus.

Out of 13 Tripadvisor reviews, 12 were rated as “excellent” on its Tripadvisor page.

One reviewer wrote: “Lovely staff, good selection of reasonably priced alcohol, keep up the good work Alice and Dan. Definitely worth a visit.”

Horse and Jockey

Location: Hope Street, Wrexham LL11 1BD

Tripadvisor rating: 4/5

The Horse and Jockey’s great value came across as a positive in several reviews on its Tripadvisor page, particularly for its food.

Of Tripadvisor’s 79 reviews, 39 were rated as “excellent” on its Tripadvisor page.

One reviewer wrote: “We popped in for a drink and were glad we did. The staff are very friendly and lovely. The wine is well kept and my husband said the beer was very good. Well worth it time to go.”

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