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Caffi'r Gath Ddu/The Black Cat Cafe

Clynnog Road, Llandwrog LL54 5DY, Wales
+44 1286 832691
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible10%
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“cakes” (26 reviews)
“sandwich” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, British, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Clynnog Road, Llandwrog LL54 5DY, Wales
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1 - 10 of 91 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a walk around the grounds on friday we stopped for coffee and cake. It was really nice to be able to stop and rest while the kids played safely on the play area. cake was really nice I had salted caramel which was amazing...More

Thank carlalovedavies
jane w, Manager at Caffi'r Gath Ddu/The Black Cat Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your lovely comments which are greatly appreciated. Unfortunatley we do not own or run the toilets and they are out of our control as the local council Gwynedd are responsible for this although we do supply lots of replacement toilet rolls for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in as we hadn't been over in that area for a while. Found the menu limited. Anyway, we ordered and went outside to wait at our table. The first problem was the wasps. Now, I know it's summer but some simple remedies may have...More

Thank cakecoffeecake
jane w, Manager at Caffi'r Gath Ddu/The Black Cat Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am sorry you did not enjoy your experiencea at the cafe but I would like to address some issues you raise. Our food is freshly prepared which includes the salads. We try not to pre cut many of the salads otherwise they are not...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in today for a cup of tea and light lunch, big mistake. Should have left when we saw the dirty, uncleared tables. Took 15 minutes to get a cup of tea, both cups chipped. My husband ordered a salad which arrived after a further...More

Thank bluebellengland
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went in for a quick coffee. We were the only customers. Got our coffee and looked for a table to sit at. Of the 9 tables 8 had crockery that had not been cleared from earlier so we sat surrounded by dirty crockery. All staff...More

Thank Richard B
jane w, Manager at Caffi'r Gath Ddu/The Black Cat Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello I can only apologise for your experience but the member of staff responsible for the cafe on that day is no longer with us but that does not excuse the crockery on the tables which should have been cleared immediatley. I can do nothing...More

Reviewed 15 July 2017

40 mins wait for food although not that busy!childrens meal acceptable. Our soup came slightly warm in a chipped bowl.On complaining this was reheated and returned in the same bowls still chipped.Now very hot but tasting like a bowl of thick tinned tomatoes and very...More

Thank hsalvin
jane w, Manager at Caffi'r Gath Ddu/The Black Cat Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am very sorry to hear about your bad experience. As I have mentioned in another review we had a member of staff who no longer works for us and our trainee at the time is now fully trained so these things that you encoutered...More

Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Second visit within a few months. First visit was 3.30pm, no sandwiches available. Obviously had been busy, un cleared tables and not much left. Ok, busy Sunday afternoon. Latest visit again on Sunday but 1pm, sandwiches would be "a bit of a wait" desite there...More

Thank GenuineUk
jane w, Manager at Caffi'r Gath Ddu/The Black Cat Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I can only apologise for your experience and having looked into the matter it seems that staff had not turned up for work that day which meant there were more delays than normal. We also had a trainee in the kitchen, however there is no...More

Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

I appreciate that this is not totally their responsibility but as a cafe they need toilet and hand washing facilities . The nearby toilet block I'd not the cleanest and not a single sheet of toilet paper to be seen . When some was requested...More

Thank Pentaran
jane w, Owner at Caffi'r Gath Ddu/The Black Cat Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Many thanks for your comments and I am pleased you enjoyed the food. It is indeed lovely I have spoken to the staff who remember the incident and they had indeed run out of napkins due to a our supplier not having added serviettes to...More

Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely staff and lovely place. A very quiet place and many came into the cafe but didn't buy anything because of the ridiculous prices. Lost so much buisness, there must have been at least 15 come in and then leave. There was plenty of choice...More

1  Thank Nia B
jane w, Owner at Caffi'r Gath Ddu/The Black Cat Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2017

Hello. Thank you for your comments . I normally take every comment about the cafe into consideration and firmly believe that you have to listen to good and bad points made about your establishment or you cannot improve. We have recently had problems with a...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

Called today for first time and will be going again. Food was delicious and plenty of it. The hummus platter was the best as was my partner's sandwich and salad. The lady who served us was on her own but went out of her way...More

Thank izzyblueStone
jane w, Owner at Caffi'r Gath Ddu/The Black Cat Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2017

Many thanks for your lovely comments. Alison who is our manager is a wonderful lady and will always go out of her way to help anybody and particularly try and enhance the cafe experience. She has been on her own somedays due to the time...More

Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

What a great little cafe, had fantastic soup and sandwich offer and triple layered Victoria sandwich and green tea, all home made and served by lovely staff. Quite busy for one person to manage though, might explain some comments about waiting. The cafe is very...More

Thank Jenny T
jane w, Owner at Caffi'r Gath Ddu/The Black Cat Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2017

Many thanks for your comments they are much appreciated. We do have times when we are short staffed and the main reason is that we just dont know when people will turn up. Somedays you expect to be busy and they are not and vice...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 17:00
Monday
10:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 17:00
Thursday
10:00 - 17:00
Friday
10:00 - 17:00
Saturday
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Clynnog Road, Llandwrog LL54 5DY, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Gwynedd  >  Llandwrog
  • Phone Number: +44 1286 832691
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