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1 Heol Pen'Rallt, Machynlleth SY20 8AB, Wales
+44 1654 702064
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
27 Feb 2017
“What a little GEM!”
27 Sep 2016
“Friendly cafe”
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1 Heol Pen'Rallt, Machynlleth SY20 8AB, Wales
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

My wife and I found this little cafe a week or so ago. We came out of the wet and cold to be greeted by a very friendly member of staff. We only stopped off on that occasion for a coffee and a piece of...More

Thank Eddie P
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Dropped in for tea on a damp day in Machynlleth! Friendly staff, good food. Seemed one of the few places open on a Tuesday afternoon!

Thank Andrew L
Reviewed 15 November 2015

Very basic but satisfying cafe right next to the clock tower in Machynlleth. Had a great lunch of home-made thin chicken & veg soup "like Mam used to make". Very friendly ladies threw in some extra bread for free. Looks like mainly fresh, local produce...More

Thank Escapeoneday
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Very friendly and helpful staff, went here for an early bite and was met with kindness staff and food was good.

Thank 279Debby
Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

Amazing food for really decent prices averaging £5 per person. Staff are lovely and can tell it's quite a popular place yet food still comes out in good time. Delicious and recommend!!

Thank sophieisabella98
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Situated right by the clock tower this place is ideal for a light lunch or coffee stop. Good for kids and adults, with interesting filling choices for your panini. Reasonable prices as well with friendly staff who were happy to chat. A great choice for...More

Thank Bianconero
Reviewed 17 July 2015

Lovely place to eat friendly smiley service. Seems like a local favourite but we were made very welcome. Good coffee reasonably priced . But the biggest plus were the staff.

Thank Dgtiffiths
Reviewed 17 June 2015 via mobile

Chimes is well placed to catch tourists and the staff are friendly. Unfortunately, after ordering two cappuccinos we waited 10 minutes for them to be served only for us to spill the drinks on our wobbly table outside. However, they were quickly replaced; but these...More

3  Thank Martyn H
ChimesMachynlleth, Owner at Chimes, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2015

Thank you for taking the time to post a review of 'Chimes'. Please accept my sincere apology for the delay in you being served your drinks - this is not our normal level of service! I'm sorry that the replacement drinks were not correct. The...More

Reviewed 25 May 2015

Machynlleth was on the list of places to visit during our weeks stay in this fabulous part of Wales....and upon window shopping in this quaint little town,we came across this absolute gem of a cafe situated by the clock tower...the staff are attentive and very...More

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 8 February 2015

A lovely little cafe with character, the staff are fantastic, friendly and welcoming. As a student its good value for money, and the Mexican chicken is well recommended!

Thank Jack E
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19 August 2015|
Response from Martyn H | Reviewed this property |
We enjoyed our visit to Chimes; however it was obvious that training in coffee production was required. Customer service was excellent
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Breakfast, Lunch
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07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 15:00
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  • Address: 1 Heol Pen'Rallt, Machynlleth SY20 8AB, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Powys  >  Machynlleth
  • Phone Number: +44 1654 702064
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