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Tafarn y Gader Tapas, Bistro & Bar

Smithfield Street, Snowdonia National Park, Dolgellau LL40 1AA, Wales
+44 1341 421227
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“tapas” (119 reviews)
“calamari” (13 reviews)
“lamb” (32 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Smithfield Street, Snowdonia National Park, Dolgellau LL40 1AA, Wales
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Reviewed yesterday

We discovered this restaurant by accident on a Tuesday evening in Dolgellau and it was so good we went back on the Wednesday too. It has level access which is excellent for us wheelies. Both nights the restaurant was very busy, people were being turned...More

1  Thank Stanley H
Reviewed yesterday

Called in at lunchtime on a wet Tuesday..we were the only people in but most tables for the evening were reserved and the delightful barman was very proud to tell us how successful this place has been. And deservedly so..we had a sharing platter of...More

Thank wellsjanet
Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely meal, first tapas meal we’ve ever had, but we will be back for more, we would recommend this to anyone, service was good with a well stocked bar and a friendly barman.

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 4 days ago

Every now and then, no matter how good it is to have a good home cooked roast, you enjoy going to a pub/restaurant that does a good carvery.... then you find one or two places that do it extremely well... this is one of them....More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Tafarn Y Gader after reading reviews on trip advisor and wasn’t disappointed. Seems to be a well run family business with the owner working extremely hard throughout the evening, whilst making sure everyone was having a good time. The food was really nice -...More

Thank Kate W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well September and kids are back at school..... so a quiet night in Dolgellau was expected.. this place was BUSY! Reason... quality Tapas. Eat here, book ahead and enjoy. Dolgellau knows it has a star act in its midst. Enjoy

Thank Surfbum_10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this place last weekend because we like tapas and it had good reviews. Overall I would say this place is average. The food was okay but nothing special and in some cases a little weird (pieces of salmon and prawn served in a...More

Thank LukeanKelly
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you want something light fir your meal this is a place to visit. Lots of variations on the tapas , salads n mains. Lovely presentation

Thank Niroza H
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Second time here and every bit as good as the first. Had a mix of tapas dishes all of which were perfect. The wine was lovely and the people that run it were very friendly and went out of their way to accommodate us as...More

Thank Jim P
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

We had a great meal here, lots of great tapas selections. Loved the cocktails too. Recommend booking as can get busy. We had a great table with loads of room. Loved the cushions, made a comfy seat!

Thank Theresa M
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lisa f
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Response from dolboy1 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
£10.95 and worth every penny
15 August 2016|
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Response from Dol123 | Reviewed this property |
I haven't seen any dogs there on my visits. I can try to find out if you want me to . Let me know
29 July 2016|
Response from glossina | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if they do. But the owner is very friendly, you can surely ask.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Smithfield Street, Snowdonia National Park, Dolgellau LL40 1AA, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Snowdonia National Park  >  Dolgellau
  • Phone Number: +44 1341 421227
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