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Cafe, British
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All reviews sausage panini scones cake bread welsh rarebit moel siabod excellent breakfast cooked breakfast behind the counter free parking the food is great walkers and climbers north wales warm welcome car park bite to eat
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this cafe last winter and vowed to return. We had a lunch time snack and then visited for breakfast. The portion sizes are very generous and great value for money. The service is excellent and the staff are friendly and welcoming. We asked...for their fantastic scones to take away and were advised if we waited until we had eaten our breakfast that there were fresh ones coming out of the oven. They are something else, we’ve never seen such enormous scones before!!! Would highly recommend.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 18 April 2022

We got the impression a long time ago that it was a bit of a basic, greasy spoon place for budget campers. That is not the case now. It offers soup (rather nice with huge chunks of bread), salad, paninis, etc. I had a Welsh...Rarebit, which I enjoyed. We often use the A5, and will certainly call again. It just worked so well.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 14 April 2022

I last came here 4 years ago on an AT trip. The massive scones a distinct memory. I'm pleased to say that the scones are as massive as ever & just as delicious, and still warm! The staff were very friendly and the services was...really quick. So definitely a place to try.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 12 April 2022 via mobile

Breakfast was perfect...service was great, the choice of dishes was great. The customer service was top class. Regulars were recognised and you can tell the local community. Great home made cakes and many gluten free. Warm and clean and can accommodate large parties. No bookings...taken though. Scones the size of a brick we're incredible..More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 2 April 2022

First time visiting after hearing good things, came in to a mostly chilled cafe around 12pm on 02/04/22 and noticed as we walked in a sign “wait to be seated” there was loads of tables empty and no one looked hugely busy but the cashier...had a few guest, the waitress on didn’t make eye contact once on the multiple times she walked past, a simple “hey take a seat” or “I’ll just be a few minutes sorry” would of been enough busy instead she just completed blanked us and left us standing there. After 10 minutes, we were trying to be polite initially we just left. We only waited due to the sign saying wait to be seated so if this isn’t the case remove the sign or inform the waitress to tell new guests to seat them selves. It’s a shame as I’ve heard so many good things about the food but this level of customer service is appallingMore

Date of visit: April 2022
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John R, Marketing at The Moel Siabod Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2022

Thank you for your review & my apologies for a delayed response simply due to my being away. I’ve taken what you’ve said very seriously & therefore start with an un-qualified apology, we clearly got it wrong during your visit & rest assured that I...More

Reviewed 1 April 2022

I have been using this cafe for years when I visit Snowdonia for pleasure and business and I just love the atmosphere and food. Especially the chocolate cake and brownies! The staff are fantastic and when I had the misfortune of my car breaking down...in their car park the other day were accommodating and made me smile. Yes you probably can't find a better place to break down. The brownie and sausage roll were excellent and set me up for my 22 hour trip home. Thank YouMore

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 21 March 2022

Came here twice after a day hike. Once coffee and cake, seen the menu and decided to come back the next day for toasted sandwich and more cake. Excellent service and great cakes/food , - Would highly recommend a visit!

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 23 January 2022

We came here today after I tried to hike Moel Siabod, Ordered a regular breakfast. The service was slow but the prices were ok and the food was very nice, friendly staff and in a convenient location if your grabbing breakfast or lunch while out...hiking. I can't comment on take outs but it was nice to sit inside and watch the world. Clean cafe and even though the bacon was fatty it wasn't salty and the sausage was fab. For about £2 or £3 you can ask for large tea and they bring it in a teapot with enough for 2 cups. Next time i'm on the a5 I'll pop in and try something elseMore

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 21 January 2022

We stopped in for a bite to eat after a long walk. I'm tighter than a clam's bottom at high tide so I wanted something quick and cheap before my extravagant other half drags me into the most expensive restaurant she can possibly find for...dinner. The staff are straightforward, quick and competent. I had a bog standard cheese sandwich. The bread was great, there was plenty of cheese and a tasty chutney with it too. Additionally a nice little salad and some crisps came with it which I managed to stuff into the sandwich before cutting it in half and inhaling it. Prices are pretty fair considering there's no next door competition. Sandwiches are about £6 - £11. Decor is very 1982 ski resort-esque but there really is no need to waste money on that sort of rubbish. It's clean and cosy. The cakes look very naughty and I'm far too disciplined for such culinary extravagance. One day I might let myself go... I'll order a salmon and cream cheese sandwich and a cake... then take my partner for a meal at the poshest restaurant around without even complaining very much. Then when we get home I'd fall asleep in front of the TV while simultaneously breaking wind. I can't wait to retire. Apologies, I digress.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 4 January 2022

Super friendly and obliging staff! Good sized portions of well-cooked food and great coffee! Definitely be back for more!

Date of visit: January 2022
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maryhowley1
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Response from granny taff p | Reviewed this property |
No... Its needed for cafe and take away services.
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Response from robertsthevoice | Reviewed this property |
Is their nationality important, that could be the tag line of the Moel Siabod because no matter who or what you are, there is always a welcome there.
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Moel Siabod Cafe

Yes, The Moel Siabod Cafe offers takeaway services.

The Moel Siabod Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5