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Ty Hyll - Ugly House

The A5, Betws y Coed Road, Capel Curig, Snowdonia National Park LL24 0DS, Wales
+44 1492 642322
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“welsh cakes” (34 reviews)
“sandwiches” (35 reviews)
“quiche” (20 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Soups, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
The A5, Betws y Coed Road, Capel Curig, Snowdonia National Park LL24 0DS, Wales
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Reviewed yesterday

Spottted this driving out of Betws-y-Coed on the way to our accommodation, looked intriguing so made a point of stopping here on the way back home. Tiny car park but managed to get a spot, a beautiful quirky little house with inside and outside seating...More

Thank lawz22
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited the Ugly House, for afternoon tea today!!! What a lovely treat!!! A selection of the finest sandwiches, on white and brown bread, beautifully cut, filled with the finest, roast, beef, thick cut ham and tasty cheese!!! Homemade cakes, scones, Welsh cakes and Barabreath...More

Thank Kim H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did not stop, but did a drive by. According to our guide the uniqueness of the house is that it is an example of homesteading. Apparently in the early days of settle the area, you could claim a plot of land as your own...More

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well my South African family and I arrived in wales on a lovely welsh holiday - beach, caravan and castles... and to end the whole holiday we decided to go to the ugly house for a traditional UK afternoon tea. The parking first of all...More

3  Thank Daniel F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My self and girlfriend after walking 8km came across the ugly house. Decide to have a refreshment in what looked like a quirky and stunning location. I asked the young waitress if they had a J2O fruit drink. She looked at me as if I...More

6  Thank Beth B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I called in for tea, sandwich and cake mid morning on my walk to Capel Curig. I asked if they did sandwiches and advised that they did, menus on table and they would come to me. I said I would sit outside. The waitress came...More

1  Thank Peter M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had to visit to visit the Ugly House after seeing its promotion at Llanrwst! The garden is on a slope & well arranged with even plants for sale. The house is quaint & located not far from Swallow Falls & Capel Curig. We had...More

Thank goodi134
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came across The Ugly House by accident on a walk to Swallow Falls. The staff were very pleasant and efficient. The cappuccinos were very nice and reasonably priced. The cakes look delicious although having had a large breakfast at the hotel I wasn't able to...More

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walked here from Swallow Falls, enjoyed cake (massive piece) gluten free too and anice cold drink, bit pricy but standard high. Views lovely front and back of building

Thank magicmagic1
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Not sure why this house is called ugly, but maybe because the rocks look as though they are just put in place willy nilly, which I find natty rather than ugly. The garden surrounding it was amazing - a wild flower paradise. Didn't try the...More

Thank MacDutch
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17 July 2017|
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Response from gilly_dragon | Reviewed this property |
Sorry - didn't notice
14 February 2017|
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Response from 733beverley | Reviewed this property |
Hi Gemma.I can't honestly say I've ever seen a dog inside but I have seen well behaved ones outside!There are a few tables outside so if the weather's nice you should be ok.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The A5, Betws y Coed Road, Capel Curig, Snowdonia National Park LL24 0DS, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Snowdonia National Park  >  Capel Curig
  • Phone Number: +44 1492 642322
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