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The Carlton Restaurant

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32-34 Great Darkgate Street, Aberystwyth SY23 1DE, Wales
+44 1970 612314
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08:00 - 18:00
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the best restaurant in Aberystwyth. The owner is lovely and my 5 year old son insists on eating there just so he can have a chat with her! The breakfasts are delicious, the steak burgers are huge, and the place is spotlessly clean. I can't rate this restaurant highly enough!!!

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Thank Heulwen H
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff were pleasant enough but they had run out of my first 2 choices. However the cheese and leek quiche was delicious and my other half enjoyed his burger. Portions a little small and a bit over priced.

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Thank oliver9992017
Haverfordwest, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a lovely lunch at this cafe yesterday . We both had something off the specials board . friendly waitress . tasty food . clean tables . happy us !! Also when you visit the ladies theres a box of trick !! smellies hairspray etc ( nice touch ) will be visiting this great place again !!

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Thank Anna L
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We eat here most times we are in Aberystwyth. Fresh food and great hospitality. Staff are pleasant and friendly. Love the restaurant as spotlessly clean

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Thank DAVID R
Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped into here for the first time ever and it definitely defines all expectations me and my mate ordered drinks and two the home made steak burgers and they are nothing but the best steak burger in Wales all I can say is that go before you lose out

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Thank foodcon77
Warminster, United Kingdom
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428 reviews
247 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Nice interesting menu with a wide choice of light bites Comfortable, clean and pleasant surrounding with a large collection of black and white photos of local events etc Friendly, helpful staff Street parking only, flight of stairs to first floor cafe

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Thank Pete C
Southern Wales, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Visited loads of times over the past two years Varied menu, including vegetarian and gluten free options Really cool atmosphere and nice staff Food was of high quality and obviously homemade using fresh ingredients Always full because of popularity (everyone fights for the seats closest to the windows) Cleanliness and hygiene looks like it's always considered Really good price for... More 

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Thank pancakewall99
Wigan, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Had lunch in the carlton on a very wet rainy afternoon. The service was great and the food was lovely. Felt most welcomed. Would definitely recommend it 😊

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Thank Gill J
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Came here for breakfast as it was the first place I could find at 8am and I wasn't disappointed! I was greeted by a lovely lady who took my order. The food arrived quickly and was piping hot, as well as delicious. The meal was so good I then returned for lunch which was just as good. Would definitely recommend... More 

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Thank Kingatron
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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

While visiting poorly family in hospital, we popped into Aberystwyth for something to eat. We passed several places that were really busy, before we found Carlton. The service and food was very good and we didn't have to wait long. The restaurant was very clean and well presented. With homemade food that's quite tasty. Would definitely go again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 18:00
Thursday
08:00 - 18:00
Friday
08:00 - 18:00
Saturday
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32-34 Great Darkgate Street, Aberystwyth SY23 1DE, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Ceredigion  >  Aberystwyth
  • Phone Number: +44 1970 612314
Description
The Carlton Restaurant has been under new management since its opening on 3rd July 2013. Owned and run by former chef and owner of the popular Corner's Restaurant on Chalybeate Street (who have also welcomed famous Welsh celebrities in the past such as Tom Jones and Cerys Matthews from Catatonia), Toni and her partner, Gaffari, would like to welcome everyone! The Carlton Restaurant is centrally located in the main town centre of Aberystwyth and boasts an elevated position (above Superdrug) overlooking the main street. Locally-sourced and fresh ingredients and home-cooked with great care and attention to customers' health and well-being are at the forefront of The Carlton's aims. Customers can enjoy delicious and healthy drinks knowing that every beverage consumed helps to support producers in developing countries. Diners with a sweet-tooth can also try Toni's locally-famous home-made cakes and various desserts - her Lemon Meringue is a particular favourite amongst customers! The Carlton Restaurant also caters for specialised dining so customers with food allergies and intolerances can also enjoy The Carlton's food without worrying - simply mention your requirements to the staff. The Carlton Restaurant is also a popular venue for groups. Large groups (10+) are welcome to exclusively book The Carlton Restaurant on Thursday, Friday or Saturday nights. With customers' choices and satisfaction in mind, Toni and Gaff can also custom-make menus. A large selection of wines, beers and cocktails are also available (either during the day or in the evening!).

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