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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 good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“tapas” (94 reviews)
“calamari” (12 reviews)
“crevettes” (8 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Smithfield Street, Snowdonia National Park, Dolgellau LL40 1AA, Wales
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We tried 4 different tapas and all were delicious. Sure, not all the tapas on the menu are traditional Spanish style tapas but they are well executed. Olives and bread comes as a free extra. Service is great. Maybe the decor is from another era...More

Thank escaperealitywow
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our dinner here. The staff were friendly and accommodating - I had a cold and the woman who served us offered me a hot toddy before we'd even sat down! Food was really tasty - the calamari and roasted veg were especially...More

Thank Zofia108
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food, lots of choice, friendly staff and great atmosphere. We didn’t expect to find a Spanish tapas on our trip to Dolgellau but I’m glad we did. Perfect choice 😀

Thank Katie G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently had a touring holiday in Snowdonia and had dinner at this excellent restaurant in Dolgellau. This place is all about the food and the service both of which were top class. My wife and I had a prawn starter and shared a mixed...More

Thank MichaelB2009
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff were wonderful and the food authentic and moorish. With the Welsh climate as it is, we had a warm welcome. Staff were attentive and informative. Tempted by the menu and with vegetarians and non vegetarians on board. Everyone was satisfied and full. So...More

Thank Kully J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to visit this place on the last last night of our holidays. We wish we’d came on our first! I write this lay on the sofa nursing a food baby. The food was fantastic, so tasty and plenty of it! We had the...More

Thank duckydarren
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you so much for giving us such a fun evening with tasty gorgeous food - the steamed mussels to die for xx

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Reviewed 13 October 2017

Enjoyed a real taste of Spanish tapas from Grandma's recipe book! Lovely friendly service who offer good advice on menu choices. We called in on a Wednesday evening in October, and despite not having made a reservation we had no problem getting a table for...More

1  Thank Uncle-Max51
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Came here on our first night stay we were so impressed we booked for the night after. The staff are lovely and really on the ball. The food, drinks and service brilliant.

1  Thank Patricia H
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Our friends who live in Dolgellau told us they were taking us to a Tapas Bistro in town but I wasn't quiet prepared for the standard of cooking at this place. It was truly amazing! We were given a warm welcome and offered drinks whilst...More

1  Thank OhBrownOne
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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.
19 August 2015|
Response from ASIER C |
Hi you can see them on our Facebook Tafarn y gader tapas, bistro and bar Thank you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
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18:00 - 21:00
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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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