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Yr Hen Efail

4 Green Lane, Snowdonia National Park, Dolgellau LL40 1DL, Wales
+44 1341 422977
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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Cafe, British, Welsh
4 Green Lane, Snowdonia National Park, Dolgellau LL40 1DL, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Found this cafe on our first visit to Dolgellau in years - right next to the car park - doesn't look much from the outside but when its as busy as that little place gets you can guarantee its good... and that it certainly is!...More

Thank Jennie R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed a fabulous hearty breakfast in this cosy cafe with warm & friendly staff. We'll be back 😋

Thank AmandaP1066
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent breakfast and service..my partner particularly loved the thick white toast with real butter. Great place but small and busy.

Thank Lara C
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Went in with my in laws and my 18 month year old! I asked for a high chair to be told to sit down, when she came with it she banged it against the table. We asked for a pot of tea for 3 and...More

1  Thank KTBEV
anneroy, Owner at Yr Hen Efail, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

YOU ARE QUITE RIGHT YOU WERE QUITE RUDE you asked a member of our staff for a high chair she only asked you to sit down so she could see which table to carry what is a heavy solid high chair over to. I take...More

Reviewed 25 July 2017

With awards for best breakfast to its honour this is a place not to be taken lightly. A simple sausage and bacon sandwich can turn into a major meal! Be hungry and enjoy.

Thank Roddy A
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

We have stopped here for lunch a few times, always been very happy with food. Sitting in garden nice too. Service had been friendly - thank you. If it's busy there is not that much space but that's fine by me. Their breakfast has always...More

Thank 641GXP
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We had a walk around the town. We saw this cafe as we parked up. And came back to it once we were nearly ready to go. We ordered 4 cream teas. 4 scones with jam and cream and 4 coffees. The scones came out...More

1  Thank Steven H
anneroy, Owner at Yr Hen Efail, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2017

to say were not impressed by your review is an equal response, My wife bakes these scones on a daily basis normally in the morning we have been here ten years and yours is the only complaint so far we have received .Customers prefer warm...More

Reviewed 21 June 2017

we arrived just before 10 am but had to wait to be let in as they did not open until 10. there were about 3 tables with more people arriving. service was very very slow with one of the staff telling new customers that they...More

1  Thank EmmaM74
anneroy, Owner at Yr Hen Efail, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Hi thank you for this review I can see you have a wealth of experience in running a business. Firstly let me say you expected to gain entrance to our café before our stated opening time My wife attends her church to profess her faith...More

Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful place. I recently visited and ordered a full English breakfast and my word it was fantastic. Staff were fantastic and although it was very busy they were very attentive and professional. Lovely atmosphere and excellent food.

4  Thank Bobbatesy
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

I do not know if our visit is typical but we ordered two fish and chips and pot of tea. Took 20 minutes for tea to arrive and almost an hour for our food. Staff were decidedly unfriendly when we asked why we had to...More

5  Thank TaffyPeter
anneroy, Owner at Yr Hen Efail, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

I am sorry to hear your review while you were waiting in our café for your drinks and food did you fail to notice the café was full of other customers . it is Half term in this part of the world and this makes...More

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Nic C
3 September 2016|
Response from anneroy | Property representative |
dogs are very welcome in our garden the café is too small to accommodate dogs but we have a covered are just outside
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, British, Welsh
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Green Lane, Snowdonia National Park, Dolgellau LL40 1DL, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Snowdonia National Park  >  Dolgellau
  • Phone Number: +44 1341 422977
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