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Mariner Cafe Bar & Bistro

) #17 of 40 Restaurants in Pwllheli ££ - £££ Bar, British
Min y Don Station Square | Station Square, Pwllheli LL53 5HG, Wales
+44 1758 612245
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible10%
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Bar, British
££ - £££
Min y Don Station Square | Station Square, Pwllheli LL53 5HG, Wales
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Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

a bistro of true character beautiful food and a lovely welcome each time i visited also people of great character to have a great time and conversion whilst having a excellent meal and a choice of fine wines and beers

Thank Anthony O
Paul S, Manager at Mariner Cafe Bar & Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. Hope you enjoy your visit to Fair Maid of Perth.

Reviewed 2 January 2017

had a wonderful meal here warm welcome friendly atmosphere food was served in good time and tasted so good steps to go down to resturant

1  Thank elfed b
Reviewed 27 December 2016

My elderly father & I visited the Mariner today for lunch. We were given such a warm welcome by the host and hostess. It was a very cold day and so we ordered a cup of tea straight away, to follow we ordered ham &...More

1  Thank TAteam
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Visited for lunch with my 6 month old daughter and partner whilst visiting the area. We chose here as it was showing the Liverpool game that my partner wanted to watch. All fresh home cooked food. Was a bit of a strange atmosphere when we...More

2  Thank cazzyo
Reviewed 16 September 2016

This was our second visit and we were not disappointed. As the Pen Cob and other locals were busy, we were surprised that this little bistro was very quiet. I can only think that the location (down some steps) puts people off, as it is...More

2  Thank Cathy_Phil2013
Paul S, Manager at Mariner Cafe Bar & Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words..... next time you visit I'll personally buy you a glass of wine. Paul.

Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Came here for lunch as it was recommended to me. Half of it is a bar attended by locals. It's below ground at basement level and very unattractive from the outside. The inside whilst clean is in need of a revamp to bring in to...More

Thank Nicky2502
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Not particularly accessible, be careful on the steps when wet. Is it a café or a bar or restaurant? Because there were blokes drinking in there at 9am. It was odd. Fried breakfast was fine, my friends omelette was edible, not sure if she enjoyed...More

3  Thank catinthehat8
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Lovely food and friendly staff, Bar area and quieter eating area. There were families with children there and they seemed to be having a good time.

Thank tomos493
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

One of the many lines the drunk owner said to my girlfriend. Food was bad, desert even worse. Service pretty bad but quite funny. It was an experience I don't fancy having again but was a laugh to reminise.

6  Thank Lloydnelmes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Nice quiet spot. Paul is a character and enjoys a pint with you after your meal. I had the lasagne and thought it was very nice. Partner had scampi. Scampi is scampi!

1  Thank DJB121985
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:00
10:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:00
10:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:00
10:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:00
10:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:00
10:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Min y Don Station Square | Station Square, Pwllheli LL53 5HG, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Gwynedd  >  Pwllheli
  • Phone Number: +44 1758 612245
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