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The Swellies

Port Dinorwic Marina The Swellies | Port Dinorwic Marina, Y Felinheli LL56 4JN, Wales
+44 1248 670250
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“welsh rarebit” (11 reviews)
“cakes” (15 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Soups, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Port Dinorwic Marina The Swellies | Port Dinorwic Marina, Y Felinheli LL56 4JN, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location, great food (when available!), however some members of staff would do well to research what customer care entails, as their attitude leaves a lot to be desired. Published opening and closing times, seem to be simply a rough guideline. If you want to...More

Thank Mario C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for lunch, the place was packed-always a good sign! Ordered the Brie and bacon sandwich, it was delicious! Will be returning!

Thank BethanJones000
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This cafe is by the marina in Caernarfon and is in a great location. The staff are very nice and the food very good too. We shared a club sandwich and a bacon and Brie sandwich. Both served with salad. Will have to call again...More

Thank albeback1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have eaten breakfast, lunch and had afternoon cake here over last five months. Place is small and often busy. Food is excellent - ingredients are good quality and presentation is good. Cakes are made by local lady and are fantastic. They make scones and simpler...More

Thank Largesarge1961
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been here a few times, but the recent visit made me love it more. We arrived mid week to find all tables full due to a booking but a table was made available with some rearranging. Despite how busy it was the food...More

Thank Sally J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came on a rainy day looking for a bite to eat and found this delightful little place. Some of the best burgers we've had. The staff were amazing. The decor is on point too.

Thank bigben4321
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for breakfast as we were staying just 5 minutes away. Lovely location by the harbour. Friendly staff and good selection of breakfast. Food was delicious and a good coffee too!

Thank Natalie H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic food - love the face there all day breakfasts are included. Great service, always welcomed. Been here a few times now, looking forward to the next visit!

Thank Lisa L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice location in the middle of the marina, modern decoration inside, clean and quiet. The food was very nice, tasty rarebit and well cooked Wales breakfast, and probably the best black pudding​ we ever had. Nice staff. For us very important that​ the kitchen is...More

Thank Seita Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me and my fiancee and some friends visted the cafe on Bank Holiday Monday morning after tackling Snowdon on the Sunday. We were in dire need of a hearty breakfast and found The Swellies on the Marina. Really friendly staff and the food was lovely,...More

Thank ant c
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Are you open for lunch week commencing Monday 10th Oct 2016? Also do you accept bank card payments?
9 October 2016|
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Response from thinwh1teduke | Property representative |
Hi, We're open as usual this week. 9-5 on Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri and Sat. 9-4 on Sunday, and closed on Wednesday, and yes we take card payments :) Hope to see you in the week!
what are your opening hours & days
2 October 2015|
Response from thinwh1teduke | Property representative |
Hi we are open 8-5 Thursday to Tuesday, however we are currently closed for holiday but will be re-open on Thursday 15th October. Hope this helps, Eddie
what are your opening hours & days
2 October 2015|
Response from JudyandM | Reviewed this property |
i think they are usually open 8 am - 5 pm, but they are now closed for 2 weeks until Oct 15 as the owners are having a much-needed holiday.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$11
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Port Dinorwic Marina The Swellies | Port Dinorwic Marina, Y Felinheli LL56 4JN, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Gwynedd  >  Y Felinheli
  • Phone Number: +44 1248 670250
  • E-mail
The Swellies is situated on the historic Port Dinorwic Marina, serving you fantastic breakfasts, delicious light lunches, beautiful home-made cakes, treats, and quality coffee. The Swellies is ideal for a quick pit stop on your way to work or while walking the dog, it's also the perfect place to fuel up with some quality food before embarking on a sailing trip (you can even double check the tide times using our free wifi!). For those with busy schedules The Swellies offers takeaway sandwiches, toasties, soups and hot drinks. We are proud to source our ingredients locally wherever possible. Our dry cured bacon and hand made-sausages are from Anglesey, we only use free-range eggs from happy hens and our bread is from a local artisan baker. We're sure you'll find something to take your fancy so come down and check us out :)
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