Freshers Week is coming up for students at Wrexham Glyndwr University, with it being the opportunity for people to meet flatmates/coursemates and enjoy a few nights out ahead of their course beginning.

The official Freshers Week for Wrexham Glyndwr University will be taking place from Saturday, September 24 to Friday, September 30.

Students new to Wrexham may be wondering what the best pubs are in the area, outside of Glyn's Bar on campus.

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

Best pubs for students in Wrexham

The Royal Oak

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Location: 111 High St, Wrexham LL13 8HY

Tripadvisor rating: 4.5/5

The Royal Oak appears to be a favourite among locals, especially for its welcoming staff and top-quality beers.

Out of 32 Tripadvisor reviews, 23 were rated as 'Excellent' on its Tripadvisor page.

One reviewer wrote: "Best pub in Wrexham. Staff are always welcoming. The beer is great and a great mix of clientele of all ages. We really missed the place in lockdown and are delighted to be going back."

The Bowling Green Inn

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Location: 43 Pen y Bryn, Wrexham LL13 7HU 

Tripadvisor rating: 4.5/5

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

Out of 12 Tripadvisor reviews, 10 were rated as 'Excellent' on its Tripadvisor page.

One reviewer wrote: "Great pub.. all the regulars are nice and friendly.. nice pint. And the food is the best pub grub. I've ever had...... fantastic".

Nags Head

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Location: Mount Street, Wrexham LL13 8DW

Tripadvisor rating: 4.5/5

Nags Head in central Wrexham has received praise for an array of quality food options as well as its quick service.

Out of 499 Tripadvisor reviews, 320 were rated as 'Excellent' on its Tripadvisor page.

One reviewer wrote: "Nice welcome, drinks served quickly meals ordered at bar, fish and chips and sirloin steak perfectly cooked, meals excellent, good value for money. This pub is very well managed, he is always hands-on. Lovely night out, thanks all."

Fairfield Tavern

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Location: Erddig Rd, Wrexham LL13 7DW

Tripadvisor rating: 4.5/5

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

Out of 13 Tripadvisor reviews, 12 were rated as 'Excellent' on its Tripadvisor page.

One reviewer wrote: "Lovely staff, good choice of alcohol reasonably priced, keep up the good work Alice and Dan. Well worth a visit."

Horse and Jockey

Location: Hope Street, Wrexham LL11 1BD

Tripadvisor rating: 4/5

The great value of the Horse and Jockey has come up as a plus point in several reviews on its Tripadvisor page, particularly for its food.

Out of 79 Tripadvisor reviews, 39 were rated as 'Excellent' on its Tripadvisor page.

One reviewer wrote: "We popped in for drinks and we were glad we did. The staff are so friendly and lovely. Wine is well kept and my husband said the beer was very good. Well worth dropping in."