A warm welcome awaits you at
The Black Lion Inn, Derwenlas

Freehouse with Food and Garden

A 16th Century Inn and Grade II listed building, The Black Lion Inn retains many of its original features and offers a traditional Welsh dining experience for the whole family.

Enjoy a spot of lunch, a delicious home-cooked dinner, or just pop in for a drink or snack. Garden available and you can order via our web app, ensuring your comfort and safety in keeping with current guidelines.

Discover our Menu

Trust The Black Lion Inn at Derwenlas to offer a fantastic dining experience:

  • Idyllic countryside pub & restaurant
  • Featured in the ‘Good Pub Guide’
  • Stunning location with outdoor area
  • Warm, welcoming and relaxing atmosphere
  • Delicious freshly-prepared meals
  • Traditional cask ales and varied wine menu
  • Attentive, friendly and professional service
  • Easily accessible location on the road to Aberystwyth from Machynlleth
  • Affordable prices

Sample Dishes


Chicken Liver Paté
With malted grain toast, red onion chutney & salad


Black lion burger
Handmade celtic pride burger with chicken goujons, bacon, cheese, relish, salad, onion rings and chips


Vegi Classic Burger
Mixed vegetable patty, halloumi, salad, relish, sweet chilli mayo and onion rings

Make a Reservation

To reserve your spot, call us on 01654 703 913, email us at blacklion-derwenlas@hotmail.com, or contact us using Facebook Messenger (please note your email request is subject to availability and confirmation). We can also provide takeaways outside of peak restaurant service.

The Black Lion, Derwenlas

We are ready to show you the best of Welsh cooked pub food, and our friendly and helpful staff are always on hand to offer first class service and will help make you feel right at home.

Open Hours

Mon- Closed Tues-Wed: 6pm-9pm
Thur – Sat: 6pm-9pm
Sun: 12pm-2.30pm


Powys SY20 8TN


01654 703 913