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Variety of Welsh and traditional dishes,desserts and selection of international wines. Breakfast,lunch,dinner,pasta,steak,seafood.
PRICE RANGE
£2 - £10
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Italian, Greek, Grill, Pizza, Mediterranean
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Table Service
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Reviewed 6 December 2023

Called in with my son en route to Dolgellau, having been to Wrexham to move some furniture. A very welcoming place with excellent service and great food. We had a ham sandwich and tuna panini both with salad and chips; really delicious and filling. Would...highly recommend.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 2 November 2023

We chose to eat here while staying for work, food was great, a lovely small spot with reasonably priced food that tastes great, we ate in the evenings 3 times and was always great. Lovely staff very welcoming and accommodating as a few nights there...were 13 of us. Keep up the great workMore

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 15 October 2023 via mobile

Staff very welcoming and the food was excellent. Excellent range of foods available on menu. Will definitely visit again when in area.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 12 September 2023 via mobile

We could not fault the food or the service. We went on a Tuesday night evening and were surprised at how busy it was and there seemed to be lots of locals. There was only one member of staff serving who was constantly busy. He...kept up with the service and we were quickly served and a credit to him. We ordered camembert and the olives as starter. Ham, egg and chips & steak burger for main. Big portions and all clearly freshly cooked, which we could not fault. Highly recommend going.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 7 September 2023 via mobile

We went for coffee and cake and TBF the friendly staff served us with nice coffee, green tea and chocolate cake - so all good. We asked for gluten-free cake, and the waitress said she'd check the box. It turned out to be GF, so...we had a slice. It was sweet for us but it was a perfectly nice piece of cake. I'd always prefer a home baked cake when I go out for coffee and cake nowadays, but that's just me. At just under £10 for 2x drinks and a slice of cake, it was reasonable value. I do need to say that the decor was "tired" and the toilet was "exhausted". If you visit, you'll know what I mean. Perhaps it's time to buy a new doormat? But anyway, the breakfasts looked amazing, and there were plenty of customers, so they're definitely catering to a market that appreciates what they do and the lovely ladies who do it. Just needs a few tweaks, IMO.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 6 September 2023

Whilst it may lack atmosphere as a venue it more than makes up for with the quality of the food and service

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 6 September 2023 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed a homemade burger and delicious chicken curry. If we return to the city we will definitely eat there again.

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 30 August 2023

Lovely atmosphere, food amazing 😋, well worth the value drinks a little bit pricey.. but food is worth paying a little bit extra for

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 13 August 2023

Called in for a bite to eat and drinks while on a brief visit to Bala. Being mid afternoon we only wanted a sandwich for one of the children and and drinks for the adults, but decided to throw in a side of chips as...shared nibbles. The young staff seated us and took our order, a sandwich arrived with a small portion of chips, after 20 mins we chased the drinks which appeared with an apology. It was only when we paid the bill and questioned if the chips on the side of the side was the chips we ordered they realised theyd forgotten them too and took them off the bill. While we was sat in the cafe the owner went out to get the shopping and walked back through with a couple of bags of McCain Oven Chips from the local co-op. Probably a lucky escape.More

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 13 August 2023

Lovely little place- food was quick/great portions!! Staff were amazing with our little girl! Would defo visit again when we’re in Bala

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 10 August 2023

We visited for a lunch without making a booking and were happily surprised at how lovely the food was! I had a lamb burger, my partner had a calzone pizza and children had children's meals - all were good portion size and very much enjoyed...(the chips especially) - would highly recommend!More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 8 August 2023

Lovely food, excellent service, friendly staff, nothing too much trouble. Will be coming back again!

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 7 August 2023 via mobile

We went for dinner and everyone enjoyed what they chose. Staff were friendly, portions very generous and tasty. The setting is more like a cafe than restaurant, but it was busy and had a nice atmosphere.

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 4 August 2023 via mobile

Home made food? Only if “home made” means taking it out of the freezer and heating it. The staff are friendly and it’s reasonably priced but the food is not very good.

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 28 July 2023 via mobile

Great busy Italian style cafe in the middle of Bala. We enjoyed pizza, omelette, lasagne and lamb burger. Chips were very tasty too. Great service. Good food

Date of visit: July 2023
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Hi Jac, They don't allow dogs inside the café, but there are tables outside on the pavement where you can have your dog with you. Hope you enjoy your visit as much as I did. Regards Ken
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