We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Eric Jones' Climbers' Cafe


Ratings and reviews


Location and contact

Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Cafe, British, Welsh
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Reviews (52)
Filter reviews
51 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews oatcakes black pudding cakes and ice cream friendly chat superb breakfast beddgelert campsite crag cafe motorcycling bunkhouse welsh endeavor grub camping dogs chips
Updating list...
What did you think of Eric Jones' Climbers' Cafe?
Click to rate
1 - 10 of 51 reviews
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Everything about the cafe was simply fab. It is so unassuming as you drive towards it but the welcome, and fare were both exceptional. Our little boy was eager to learn the names f the two resident diners located at the end table and when...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Adjuster_Alison
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We had drove past this cafe a few times going to and from Beddgelert. On our first visit we wanted to go out for breakfast and made our way down Porthmadog high street but as we have 2 large dogs nowhere was accommodating. I suggested...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank neilb377
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Amazing pies are available here, not just your run of the mill everyday pies, these are something very special, try them you wont be disappointed!

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank alan b
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Really nice little cafe with very welcoming service. Incredibly tasting sausages and bacon made this one of the best breakfast meals we have had. Local coffee is also astoundingly good. and all at very reasonable prices. Lovely little place that is worth hunting out if...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank paulhughes10
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Wonderful coffee and great sausages. Family run. Superb breakfast and knows how to cook black pudding. Well worth the trip out of Tremadog to find this place. Friendly service

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Paul M
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Whilst camping in Snowdonia I decided to look for somewhere for a cooked breakfast. The place was so busy when I arrived, I was told it would be about a 40 minute wait but I didn't mind. Surely it is a good sign if the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank Donna G
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Fantastic breakfast with locally sourced everything that was possible to source locally. The coffee is delicious and fresh. Gareth and Jo are so friendly and if I didn't live so far away I would probably go there for breakfast all the time!

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Alison H
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful eggs with massive yolks, nicely done black pudding- sometimes it can be over done- and very tasty filter coffee, no need for cappuccino etc. Very friendly owner, wants to do good things with the place. Locally sourced ingredients. No corners skipped. Absolutely the best...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Edinburgh_Flyer737
Reviewed 30 July 2018

We stopped here, with our dog, on the way back from Porthmadog. The ice creams were fabulous and very reasonable, a waffle cone with two huge scoops for £2.50. The same would have been nearer £5 everywhere else. We also bought a few cans of...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Jennyspacagna
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

The cafe is an institution and Gareth and his family are doing an excellent job at keeping it going with minimal changes. Our group were staying in the bunkhouse fir the weekend and Gareth kindly offered us early teas and coffees before the cafe was...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Nick M
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Royal Sportsman Hotel
796 reviews
1.13 miles away
Travelodge Porthmadog Hotel
665 reviews
1.20 miles away
Castell Deudraeth
521 reviews
2.27 miles away
Hotel Portmeirion
1,709 reviews
2.35 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 6 nearby restaurants
Y Sgwar
695 reviews
.84 miles away
Aberdunant Restaurant
140 reviews
.87 miles away
Chippy Dre
216 reviews
.83 miles away
The Golden Fleece
359 reviews
.85 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all nearby attractions
Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways
2,668 reviews
1.12 miles away
Portmeirion Village
3,595 reviews
2.23 miles away
Oriel Brondanw
5 reviews
2.79 miles away
Morfa Bychan - Black Rock Sands
857 reviews
2.84 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
3 August 2018|
Response from Eric-Jones-Cafe | Property representative |
Summer : Sat/Sun 830-4ish, Mon-Fri 9-4ish. Some days we close later depending on weather/climbing activity!
Joanne W
23 July 2018|
Response from Beth O |
Hi , We stayed over in a motorhome a few years ago . Friends of ours had a car and caravan and could not find any vacancies one weekend . We spoke to Eric as we are local and he invited us to stop over with our friends who... More
21 May 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from nickball2017 | Reviewed this property |
We were there this week and the Cafe was open Weds-Sunday from 08:30-20:00ish.
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing