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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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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (85 reviews)
“calamari” (13 reviews)
“crevettes” (7 reviews)
Closes in 25 min
18:00 - 21:00All hours
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Smithfield Street, Snowdonia National Park, Dolgellau LL40 1AA, Wales
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We love this place so much, we did a 300mile round trip to visit! The Tapas, Sunday Carvery and delightfully friendly Staff and owners are what makes this place so very special to us. DELICIOUS ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

1  Thank MandyHig
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The food and service is fabulous. What a find. Nothing too much trouble, made to feel really welcome. Don't miss this.

Thank amanda g
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic food friendly staff.parking difficult near to premises but there is a car park in the Marian 5min walk lovely Sunday carvery you will need to book a table

1  Thank shazcymru
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent one night in Dolgellau and chose this restaurant for dinner. So glad we did - it was amazing! We ordered loads of tapas - my favourites were the croquettes and lamb in filo pastry! Definitely worth a visit! Had some cocktails which were...More

1  Thank AMYSargent22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food here is excellent and served with warmth. Make sure to book in advance because I understand it can get really busy...

1  Thank WalesElizabeth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow what great food! We struggled to get a table as this place gets really busy so please book but you won't be disappointed. We had the lamb in filo as recommended by other users here and it was delicious, along with the calamari and...More

1  Thank Nat W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We come here regularly and the food and service never disappoint us . I would say we have tried everything on the menu - but they keep adding new items ! Love it.

1  Thank Shar0nPJ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A real surprise though it shouldn't have been had i read everyone else's reviews. A good mix of traditional tapas and some with a Welsh twist Some of us are coming again in two days it was so good.

1  Thank Andympm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went here early in the evening; it was not crowded then, but I suspect it would be later, probably best to book. I had two tapas and bought a bottle of nice white Spanish wine, they gave me the cork so I could take...More

1  Thank penninewalker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time of eating in this lovely place it certainly won't be the last. The service was excellent and the food was absolutely delicious. The lamb in filo tapas so tasty. Main course was fillet steak cooked and seasoned to perfection. Pudding was huge home...More

1  Thank Llwyngwril
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Questions & Answers
15 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
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, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
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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