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9-11 Pendeitch, Caernarfon LL55 2AU, Wales
+44 1286 672602
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  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible8%
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“cake” (12 reviews)
“toasties” (3 reviews)
“panini” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Welsh, Contemporary
9-11 Pendeitch, Caernarfon LL55 2AU, Wales
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Decent service, food and tea was good and place was quiet. Lovely range of cakes available. Nice proper tea shop.

Thank SaraBee1984
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having visited the castle last Sunday we went into the cafe for coffee. In addition to the tearoom there was a gift shop selling various touristy items plus clothing. It had a varied menu of lite bites and cakes all reasonably priced. The staff were...More

1  Thank Brian H
Gray T, Front Office Manager at Gray-Thomas, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review, i'll let the team know your comments. Regards. Gray-Thomas

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our stop at Gray-Thomas was very good. Our cakes and brownie were delicious and our tea, coffe and raspberry milkshake were tasty. BUT... very loud annoying bug-zapper and small area of seating. Good shop inside. Overall very good stop and good shopping.

Thank bubbles221205
Gray T, Front Office Manager at Gray-Thomas, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your visit and review. Regards. Gray-Thomas

Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Frankly I wouldn’t bother. A lack of atmosphere, a rather bland selection of cakes, packaged bacon baps......when you can get freshly made up the road. I saw little to recommend.More

Thank Charlie S
Gray T, Owner at Gray-Thomas, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

We are sorry that we failed to impress you on your brief visit. We have a gift and coffee shop and not a restaurant and have a limited menu for this reason; nevertheless the paninis, toasties and bacon and sausage baps that we offer are...More

Reviewed 27 July 2018

Tried this place as I couldn't be bothered to join the long queue in the franchise down the road. I'm very glad I did as it is the most comfortable little cafe I've been in for a while. The beverages and cakes were reasonably priced...More

Thank IonaWyn
Gray T, Front Office Manager at Gray-Thomas, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Super to hear you enjoyed your visit to our family run café. Regards Gray-Thomas

Reviewed 14 June 2018

My husband and I LOVE their desserts and the great assortment. Their raspberry tea and hot chocolate are also tops. On a non-rainy day, we sat out front and admired the castle. On a rainy day, we savored the treats whilst seated inside. The restaurant...More

Thank Jean M
Gray T, Front Office Manager at Gray-Thomas, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Wonderful to hear you enjoyed our Café and especially the desserts! Thanks for your visits. Gray-Thomas

Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed my visit here. Ben made us feel very welcome and serves good coffee. Pastries are lovely ! Will definetley be back.

Thank Patrick F
Gray T, Front Office Manager at Gray-Thomas, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Thank you for your review, glad you enjoyed your visit with us. Regards. Gray-Thomas

Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

We called for lunch on a trip to Caernarfon Castle, it is located opposite the castle entrance. The cafe area was clean, bright and with good sized tables. The staff were all very pleasant. The paninis were served with a small side salad and crisps...More

Thank Krista W
Gray T, Front Office Manager at Gray-Thomas, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Thank you for your lovely review, our team will be delighted. Regards Gray-Thomas

Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely little coffee shop right next door to the castle. Friendly staff and great cakes. Coffee wasn’t bad either.

Thank Ian B
Gray T, Front Office Manager at Gray-Thomas, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Glad you enjoyed your visit. Regards. All the Gray-Thomas Team.

Reviewed 29 April 2018

We are local and have visited this cafe on several occasions. We have had nice sandwiches, toasties and cake. Drinks are good too, nice coffees and choice of teas. We have found the staff to be very friendly and attentive with good customer service skills....More

Thank LGAnglesey
Gray T, Front Office Manager at Gray-Thomas, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Thank you for your review and good to hear you enjoy our café. Regards Gray-Thomas

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, British, Welsh, Contemporary
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9-11 Pendeitch, Caernarfon LL55 2AU, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Gwynedd  >  Caernarfon
  • Phone Number: +44 1286 672602
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