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The Gatehouse Steakhouse

Gate House Green Lane, Snowdonia National Park, Dolgellau LL40 1DL, Wales
+44 1341 422008
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (112 reviews)
“t bone” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Welsh, Steakhouse, British, Grill, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Gate House Green Lane, Snowdonia National Park, Dolgellau LL40 1DL, Wales
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were recommended this by our B&B and she was definitely right.... I had the ribeye & asked for it rare, it was perfectly cooked & tasted amazing. My wife had the ribs & they looked good. Not only do they do steaks but can...More

Thank gumuth1979
Dolan31, Owner at The Gatehouse Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear Gumuth1979 Thankyou for reviewing us 5/5 on T/A! We are delighted to read that your food was perfectly cooked. As well as serving fine steaks and burgers, our ribs are pretty special. They marinate for almost 2 days in Dr. Pepper and some spices...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a great time at the gatehouse the other night where the steak was cooked to perfection with an amazing dressing to go with it, there was plenty of drink selection at the bar. The staff were also very polite and respectful. Would definitely recommend...More

Thank Brian T
Dolan31, Owner at The Gatehouse Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear Brian T Thankyou for your 5/5 review of The Gatehouse! We are happy to hear that your steak was excellent, and that you feel it is good enough to recommend to friends! We do have an extensive drinks range, but keep your eyes peeled...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Although a steak house there were plenty of other choices such a chicken fajita sizzling or beef burgers or vegetarian dishes.

Thank MJV_12
Dolan31, Owner at The Gatehouse Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear MJV_12 Thank you for visiting The Gatehouse Steakhouse. We try to vary the menu as we understand not everybody wants to eat red meat. Im glad you found the menu interesting. We look forward to seeing you again! Thanks John

Reviewed 4 days ago

It's always a pleasure when you ask for your steak cooked 'rare' and that's exactly how it is served. The steaks at the Gatehouse were exceptional. The service friendly and efficient. This is a restaurant that certainly knows how to deliver quality steaks, cooked to...More

Thank Uncle-Max51
Dolan31, Owner at The Gatehouse Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear Uncle-Max51 Firstly thank you for choosing The Gatehouse for your Birthday Meal, that is quite moving that you would choose such a special day to dine with us! I agree that it can be difficult to find a place with the correct understanding of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After reading good reviews on this place we decided to give it a go. So glad we did.... Front of house was excellent, friendly and enthusiastic, but he also knew not to pester and get in you face.... A credit to the place. Hubby had...More

Thank Helliebrain
Dolan31, Owner at The Gatehouse Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear Helliebrain Thankyou for visiting The Gatehouse Steakhouse, i am delighted that you enjoyed your evening so much to write about it on TA! We are only a small and fairly youthful team, but we put in a lot of hard work and big efforts...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely casual restaurant but the food was delicious. The steaks perfectly cooked. The service was great... we were the last to leave and we didn't feel rushed.More

Thank Karen J
Dolan31, Owner at The Gatehouse Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Karen J Thank you foir visiting The Gatehouse Steakhouse. We are glad that the food and service exceeded your expectations. We never rush our guests out, late nights are part of the job and our dedicated staff are on board with that. It is...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the outside, the place looked really attractive and we had booked. But open the stiff and squeaky front door and enter...what? An ancient stone building turned into some sort of fake barn with terrible lighting. The menu was all but illegible (made more difficult...More

5  Thank buongustaio
Dolan31, Owner at The Gatehouse Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear ex-guest (thankfully) I read through a whole load of your 1 & 2 star reviews (that's most of your reviews actually)...and my conclusion follows; You live in Italy where you believe is food paradise. Everything else is sub standard. You are clearly a blessed...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had the great pleasure of going to the Gatehouse Stakehouse in Dolgellau and what a treat the service was friendly and just what you want there when you wanted them and not pestering you all the time, there was 5 of us covering all...More

Thank Graham C
Dolan31, Owner at The Gatehouse Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Graham C Thankyou for your review. I'm very pleased that yourself and your children enjoyed our restaurant so much. Our service staff are attentive and polite but we don't give the hard sell or the Michelin star service, we like to fit in the...More

Reviewed 9 September 2017

visited on a tuesday when it was T bone offer the hosts were most welcoming and then one of the best steaks i have had keep up the good work

Thank andy1966a
Dolan31, Owner at The Gatehouse Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Andy1966a Thanks very much for the great feedback. I'm glad you enjoyed the TBONE TUESDAY deal...its great value for money! We hope to see you back again! Thanks John

Reviewed 30 August 2017

This restaurant is seemingly always busy so booking ahead is a must but once you get in there it is worth it. The pub itself is in a old styled building with low ceilings that add to the cosy feeling and put simply this is...More

Thank Connor M
Dolan31, Owner at The Gatehouse Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2017

Dear Connor M Thankyou for your 5 star feedback regarding your visit to The Gatehouse Steakhouse. I'm glad you were impressed with the restaurant. It is a listed building which has been here for a long time, and has been well looked after...where we cook...More

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Hi Kym, yes the gatehouse does allow dogs. Lovely restaurant, can highly recommend it x
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$27
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gate House Green Lane, Snowdonia National Park, Dolgellau LL40 1DL, Wales (Formerly The Gatehouse Steakhouse and Bistro)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Snowdonia National Park  >  Dolgellau
  • Phone Number: +44 1341 422008
  • E-mail
Description
At The Gatehouse Steakhouse we offer a unique and none pretentious Steakhouse Experience, bringing out the very best in Local Welsh Produce. All of our Meats/Poultry and Fish dishes are cooked over our state-of-the-art Chargrill for that fantastic smokey flavour. Set in a Grade 2 listed building in the Beautiful Historic Town of Dolgellau, you can experience a 'big-city restaurant' with an exceptional drinks menu, with over 15 Beers, a Great Wine Selection, Bourbons, Whisky and Cognacs dating back 25 years...and more.
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