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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
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“cake” (14 reviews)
“sandwich” (8 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 17:00All hours
CUISINES
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Clynnog Road, Llandwrog LL54 5DY, Wales
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1 - 10 of 86 reviews

Reviewed yesterday 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
Reviewed 5 days ago 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 3 days ago

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 3 weeks ago 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

Thank Nia B
jane w, Owner at Caffi'r Gath Ddu/The Black Cat Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We called in yesterday around 4pm we had been for a good walk so went for a bit of peace & quiet & a nice cup of tea, not a chance got a tea for two sat down to screaming kids with there shouting parent's...More

Thank maurice b
jane w, Owner at Caffi'r Gath Ddu/The Black Cat Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

I can only apologise for your disturbance but unfortunatley there is nothing that we can do about who frequents the cafe. We do have an outdoor and inhdoor sitting area with a closing door an availability if needed. I am afraid I do not understand...More

Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

We called in here visiting the amazing Glynllifon park. (Well.. was amazing but slowly the beautiful original architecture is getting ruined :( ) Sad to see it's demise. I'm always a little nervous about going somewhere new as seen as i have gluten and dairy...More

1  Thank Jen_W_77
jane w, Owner at Caffi'r Gath Ddu/The Black Cat Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your comments which are much appreciated. Alison our manager is a gem and does all the cakes herself and is a wonderful woman as are all our staff. Hope to see you again

Reviewed 7 March 2017

A smashing little cafe which servers excellent coffee & freshly made bacon butties. The menu looked interesting & varied although we didn't try anything else. Lovely setting.

Thank Tre2014
jane w, Owner at Caffi'r Gath Ddu/The Black Cat Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks for your kind words it is much appreciated

Reviewed 4 December 2016

Do not go here if you are tired, cold and hungry. We went after a long walk...there was no heating and the portion of "home made" soup was meagre with sliced bread...we did not stay for coffee as we were so cold.More

Thank Gwyneth W
jane w, Owner at Caffi'r Gath Ddu/The Black Cat Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

Thank you for your comments and I am sorry you were disappointed. Heating is always on in the cafe particularly during teh winter months and if it is not then please ask. We have wall heaters and therefore you can sit directly under a heater...More

Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

We arrived on a wet and windy day for a spot of lunch. We would normally head into Caernarfon or Bangor, as we live locally, but my wife insisted that she'd heated good things about the Black Cat. Menu selection was slightly odd and seemed...More

Thank Jason R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
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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